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Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant

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5-9 Church Street, Churchtown, Garstang PR3 0HT, England
+44 1995 603360
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and two friends went to this restaurant for a Christmas lunch The two girls ordered a bottle of Pinot to be told they had run out. We were asked if we required any sauces to accompany our meal, cranberry sauce we said- sorry we don't have any and produced red current jelly as an alternative. Coffee we asked... More 

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Thank agholt
Blackpool, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good food in a very lovely country venue. Sammie the waitress was brilliant.Courteous, attentive and unobtrusive.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have a fantastic meal in a wonderfully pub restaurant, food out of this world went for the 4 course festival menu excellent choice and value for money, staff and service faultless, can not wait to return.

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2 Thank GillMary2013
Preston
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very cosy Sunday family afternoon at the Punchbowl. The food and staff were exceptional. I must mention Andy the manager and Lorcan behind the bar who made us feel very welcome. Thank you

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2 Thank Ashley Y
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Punchbowl is fast becoming our restaurant of choice. It is well situated for a drive out from Blackpool, Preston or Lancaster and is certainly worth the drive to. I am going to focus on the staff in this review as the food speaks for itself but suffice to say all the dishes we had were very tasty with excellent... More 

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1 Thank jdhareimages
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called at the punchbowl today for a midweek table d'hote lunch after reading lots of positive comments and overall it was an enjoyable experience. We arrived togetherto a very warm welcome and were shown to our table in the restaurant. My wife had a glass of wine and I had a pint of Tetley Smooth. One sip of the beer... More 

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2 Thank miyota2035
Preston, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called he for lunch here last Sunday [20th Nov]. I ordered a pint of Bombardier and my wife a glass of Merlot. The beer took a few minutes to clear, but moving it towards my mouth I detected a vinegarish type of smell and a sip confirmed it to be "off". I joined several punters at the bar exchanging... More 

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1 Thank EGNO
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolute great find, charming pub, excellent food and the staff are really great. Kieron & Jodie are a credit to the place. We will be back.

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1 Thank Wild H
Andrew M, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Wild H, thank you for taking the time to leave us this lovely review, we are pleased you enjoyed your experience with us and your lovely comments have been passed on to Kieran and Jodie, we hope to see you again very soon ~ Julie More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food, brilliant atmosphere and exceptional service, particularly from Julie (deputy manager) who could not do enough for us and ensured we had a wonderful night!!! I would highly recommend the Punchbowl!!! Keep up the good work!!!

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2 Thank Laura D
Andrew M, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Laura, Thank you for leaving us this fantastic review, we are pleased you and your guests had a wonderful experience at the punchbowl. We pride ourselves on excellent food and service and for all our guests to enjoy their experience with us. It was my pleasure to help you out when you struggled to get a taxi. We hope... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called here following a recommendation from a friend. The meals were beautifully presented, and cooked to perfection. The beer was also very well served and kept (Tribute Ale) as for the staff, well they were the icing on the cake. Lorcan and Julie couldn't have been more attentive if they'd tried. I would recommend this place to anyone. Keep us... More 

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2 Thank Bosco D
Andrew M, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Bosco, Thank you for leaving this wonderful review we are please you and your guests enjoyed their experience here with us and look forward to seeing you again soon ~ Julie Deputy manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 28
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-9 Church Street, Churchtown, Garstang PR3 0HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Garstang  >  Churchtown
  • Phone Number: +44 1995 603360
Description
Our award-winning Punchbowl, in Churchtown, has a reputation for excellent hospitality, fantastic food and friendly dining. We really know how to look after our customers. That’s why visitors from nearby Garstang, Lancaster, and even further afield, still see the Punchbowl as their local.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?