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The Lower Buck Inn

) #19 of 107 Restaurants in Clitheroe ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
Edisford Road | Waddington, Clitheroe BB7 3HU, England
+44 1200 423342
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“pie” (15 reviews)
“steak” (13 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Edisford Road | Waddington, Clitheroe BB7 3HU, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited on a rainy afternoon with our puppy. Landlord and staff were very welcoming to us and made a big fussy over the dog. We sat in the rear room and most tables were occupied by people with dogs. Food and drinks excellent, would...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This pub used to be one we frequented when we lived in the area, we visited by chance because we couldn't get a table in the pub we intended to visit. We enjoyed every moment and I was so glad the other pub was full....More

Thank Bossyboots54
jenwar24, Public Relations Manager at The Lower Buck Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Lovely to have you back at The Lower Buck and that you chose to join us. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed our homemade pies, they are one of The Lower Bucks best sellers. Great choice. The £10 deal for either our homemade pie...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were treated to a lovely evening with excellent food and great service by well mannered staff. We ordered a wide range of dishes and each was excellent.

Thank Martin M
jenwar24, Public Relations Manager at The Lower Buck Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Lovely to read you all had a fabulous meal at The Lower Buck with our well manner staff serving you. Thank you for your kind comments and we look forward to welcoming you back to The Lower Buck. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 7 July 2017

We rented their cottage next door for a week. Both the cottage and the pub are excellent. The cottage is well presented & equipped. The pub - food is excellent and the staff are all very welcoming. I would definitely recommend both.More

1  Thank coolmum999
jenwar24, Public Relations Manager at The Lower Buck Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

It is lovely to hear you enjoyed our well equipped holiday cottage and Waddington. Its great to hear you all loved the interior of the new holiday cottage too. Thank you for praising our wonderful staff, we will pass this on and your compliments to...More

Reviewed 4 July 2017

Decided to visit the lower Buck again, not been since it had new owners. Booked a table, glad we had it was very busy. Food was good, had black pudding starter and t bone steak to follow. Realistically priced. Will go backMore

Thank Juicylad111
jenwar24, Public Relations Manager at The Lower Buck Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Its lovely to hear you will be coming back the The Lower Buck. We try to keep the prices realistic and its great to hear you guys agree! We look forward to welcoming you back to our traditional pub. Thank you for taking the time...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017

This is an unpretentious pub that offers food and a variety of real ales - just as we like it after a day out walking. The menu offers a good choice of typical pub food. Two of us chose (different) pies and the third the...More

Thank Graham D
jenwar24, Public Relations Manager at The Lower Buck Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

We are so glad you all enjoyed our unpretentious pub, The Lower Buck. Its lovely to hear the staff were attentive and friendly too. We will pass your lovely comments on. Thank you. Lovely to hear you enjoyed the pies, they are a firm favourite....More

Reviewed 14 June 2017

Our recent group visit revealed most guests did not know the free village car park is just around the corner on the same lane. One had to move her obstructing car on the road outside after a complaint. Better information about parking is needed. Very...More

Thank John W
jenwar24, Public Relations Manager at The Lower Buck Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Great to hear your group visit was a huge success to The Lower Buck and you guys had a lovely meal. We will look into the chips, thank you for your feedback, much appreciated. Waddington is a popular village and parking can be an issue...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017

The Lower Buck has been smartened up since my last visit and gave the impression that it is more food orientated these days. No problem though, I enjoyed my meal and a pint or two.More

Thank red2upee
jenwar24, Public Relations Manager at The Lower Buck Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

We are very glad to hear you enjoyed your meal and our cask ale. We have given the pub a face lift and smartened up the outside areas too. We are still very much a locals local with great food too! Thank you for your...More

Reviewed 29 May 2017

We had a meal here whilst travelling from Lytham to Halifax. A difficult special diet was catered for, without fuss, and the food was first-class. We would particularly like to thank Charlotte and Dan for their excellent service. HIghly recommended.More

Thank annP1576UK
jenwar24, Public Relations Manager at The Lower Buck Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Lovely to hear our food was first Class, I have passed on your thanks to Charlotte and Dan for their excellent service. Thank you for your lovely review and we hope you got to Halifax after stopping off at The Lower Buck. We all look...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Very busy Saturday night. Service was a little slow but they were busy. Food looked beautiful and tasted delicious. I ate Seabass with lemon & thyme sauce, crushed potatoes and carrots/mange tout. Prices were about right for the meals we got. Every where was clean...More

Thank Fivestarsalltheway
jenwar24, Public Relations Manager at The Lower Buck Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Lovely to hear your food was delicious and that you will definitely visit The Lower Buck again. We are thrilled you enjoyed our nearly refurbished outside areas too! We look forward to seeing you all at The Lower Buck soon and thank you so much...More

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1 May 2017|
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Response from jenwar24 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
The Lower Buck runs a full menu on Wednesdays. 12 noon - 2.30pm lunch service. They run an offer where by the you can choose between their selection of pies and mash or small fish and chips with a choice of cask ale pint... More
Elaine C
12 February 2017|
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Response from Janet G | Reviewed this property |
Yes very dog friendly
Kevin N
22 February 2015|
Response from andrew W | Property representative |
Certainly are more than welcome

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 32
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Edisford Road | Waddington, Clitheroe BB7 3HU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Clitheroe
  • Phone Number: +44 1200 423342
A traditional country pub, The Lower Buck is one of the oldest pubs in the Ribble Valley. The current Lower Buck dates back to 1760.
With fine cask ale and homemade country pub food, served daily. The interior features four period rooms, three of which have real fires to cosy up to.
The pub has a beer garden front and back. Well behaved dogs are allowed inside the pub too.
Monday has a limited menu, soup and sandwiches, unless a Bank Holiday where the full menu runs all day till 8:00pm
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