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The Lower Buck Inn

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
Edisford Road | Waddington, Clitheroe BB7 3HU, England
+44 1200 423342
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“pie” (17 reviews)
“kidney” (3 reviews)
“steak” (13 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Edisford Road | Waddington, Clitheroe BB7 3HU, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This fantastic pub was recommended by the farmer at our caravan site,are we glad we went oh yes we are if you like fantastic proper pub food super choice of beer etc and you want to take your pooch with you you must try this...More

Thank Janette D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food - great service- great with kids! Can’t fault it!! Kids really enjoyed their food and the cheese and biscuits were the same price as the desserts. All were delicious!

Thank Nikki M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an excellent meal here, from a table of 8 with four kids. (A table of 8 foodies with two chefs) All 8 main courses were large portions, very tasty and good value for money. Too full for a dessert, but will return for...More

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

Thank you our perfect five star review. It is fabulous to hear our customers feel they get excellent value, service and great food. As an independent pub, all of our reviews are read and all your compliments passed on to our hard working team. The...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018

Good selection of starters, mains and puddings. We ate there last night for a birthday celebration and although it was rather noisy (not us) everyone enjoyed the food. The food was good value the only thing I would change is I would request a table...More

Thank Ruth B
jenwar24, Public Relations Manager at The Lower Buck Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for our fabulous five star review! It is so lovely to here your birthday celebration went perfectly and that everyone enjoyed the food. You are very right, it can be busy in the main bar. The quietist room in The Lower Buck are...More

Reviewed 12 January 2018

Visited the Lower Buck for lunch this week after a recommendation about a good pub that is a dog friendly. Lovely setting with a fire in each room, great food and friendly helpful staff. I had lamb hotpot with delicious spiced red cabbage and my...More

Thank AmeC1
jenwar24, Public Relations Manager at The Lower Buck Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Lovely to hear you were recommended The Lower Buck by a friend, we are very much a "wellies, dog friendly and where what you fancy" pub. Serving pub food classics, great choice the lamb hotpot and the pies, a real favourite at our pub. We...More

Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

I booked a private room for my sons 18th and I was not disappointed, the room looked stunning. The attention to detail was exceptional. We pre-ordered the food for 16 people and everything came at once (piping hot), and not one dish was a let...More

Thank Zoe R
jenwar24, Public Relations Manager at The Lower Buck Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Fabulous everyone had a wonderful evening celebrating your sons eighteenth birthday. Thank you for the lovely comments about our staff and food at The Lower Buck, we will pass your thanks onto Gemma and the rest of our team. Thank you for choosing The Lower...More

Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Visited with colleagues to listen to a couple of speakers. The room was upstairs away from the hustle and bustle of the bar and the pie chips and mushy peas were great! Definately reccomend to anyone wanting an informal venue to talk to clients.More

Thank Richard B
jenwar24, Public Relations Manager at The Lower Buck Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Glad to hear you and your colleagues enjoyed our private room upstairs at The Lower Buck and you would recommend our room to companies needing a informal venue for business meetings. Pie and chips are always an winner and it is wonderful to know you...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

After receiving a management response from my other review, we decided to try again for a drink a few weeks ago. I am really sorry to say we got the same treatment as last time. I sat in the back room while my husband went...More

Thank jumbocod
jenwar24, Public Relations Manager at The Lower Buck Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Thank you for trying again and coming back to The Lower Buck. We are saddened to hear you feel you got the same treatment. Our staff are the friendliest bunch of people around and love to help our customers in anyway possible. We understand the...More

Reviewed 30 November 2017

Good wholesome food best fish and chips for miles around,coal fires and good service been going for over forty years hope I will go another forty.More

Thank DisgustedGreayHarwoo
jenwar24, Public Relations Manager at The Lower Buck Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Amazing to hear you have been going to The Lower Buck for forty years, we do love to hear from our long established customer! Wonderful you love our fish and chips, its a great choice and a firm favourite! Parking is not the best, but...More

Reviewed 18 November 2017

Having visited all three pub/restaurants in the village. Better food cooked fresh, cheerful staff and best of all real ales and real low prices. Steak and ale pie, chips, peas and gravy pint of draught cider for a tenner. Walked in cheerful walked out full...More

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jenwar24, Public Relations Manager at The Lower Buck Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

We are number one in the village! Ha ha, thank you for that fabulous accolade. It is so lovely to hear customers say this about The Lower Buck. We do pass all the comments on Trip Advisor to our wonderful staff too, they will be...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$ 35
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, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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