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The Lower Buck Inn

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
Edisford Road | Waddington, Clitheroe BB7 3HU, England
+44 1200 423342
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“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 3 days ago

This is one of three good pubs in the village of Waddington and all of them serve good food The Lower Buck is a little off the centre and be warned has very limited parking. Although I booked a specific table by the window when...More

Thank Journeyman2331
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on bank holiday Monday. Sat outside at front although there is a large beer garden at rear. Wide range of cask beers & extensive menu that is served all day. Had home made steak & kidney pie with proper cooked chips - large portions,...More

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

Thank you for your wonderful five star review of our independent village pub in Waddington. Lovely to hear you got some great weather for you all to enjoy the beer garden. It is lovely to hear how you enjoyed the large portions of home made...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

called in after viewing the pub on line. great experience. 2 members of staff on duty were both excellent and friendly. food was cooked to perfection and reasonably priced. great selection to choose from. returning to the area later this year and will be sure...More

Thank barryholmes1
jenwar24, Public Relations Manager at The Lower Buck Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for our five star review and thank you for checking out our website before! We will pass your compliments on to our staff, it means a great deal to hear they were both excellent and friendly. The chef is very pleased also to...More

Reviewed 20 April 2018

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

1  Thank Janette D
jenwar24, Public Relations Manager at The Lower Buck Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Love you review for our pub! We strive to be just that, a Proper Pub! It is wonderful to hear our customers think so too. Please pass on to the farmer for recommending The Lower Buck to you, we are thrilled he did. We love...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018 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!More

Thank Nikki M
jenwar24, Public Relations Manager at The Lower Buck Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for our five star review for The Lower Buck in Waddington. We are thrilled to hear the children enjoyed the food, as we all know if they are happy, so are the parents. Thank you for taking the time to post the review,...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018

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 3 April 2018

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 21 March 2018

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

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Questions & Answers
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$ 33
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, 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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