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 Selected Comments in Ribble Valley

Lost my virginity outside just to the left of the swings. One sunny afternoon in 1996 when mw and my friend bunked off school.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012Rating: rosettes

Fine range of Real Ales served with an old corny joke usualy.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012Rating: rosettes

Mick & Wendy Isherwood
 Excellent Steak & Homely Atmosphere
The service was excellent, as was the food and wine. Nothing was too much trouble, Cosy atmosphere, clean and homely. We enjoyed our reasonably priced meals and would not hesitate to go to The Edisford Bridge again. Just sorry the weather was too bad to enjoy the beer garden.
Thank you for your kind hospitality.
Monday, August 27, 2012Rating: rosettes

Brown Cow
 We now have Meat Bingo every Tuesday and Thursday
Tuesday, June 12, 2012Rating: rosettes

 great pub
we come here to the open mike night first Thursday of the month, lovely pub, great atmosphere, bar staff very friendly and one of the best pubs in Whalley.
Thursday, January 5, 2012Rating: rosettes

Iain McKendrick
 Excellent Food, Friendly Staff
We were very impressed. The food was excellent, and very good value. Drawing sheets to keep the kids entertained while the grown ups had a chat....

Next time I'm in the vicinity, I'll be back.
Wednesday, April 14, 2010Rating: rosettes

George Hall
 Great Real Ale
An Excellent Public House (Near the Castle) A Great Range of Ales + Moorhouses to Choose From, and 10 mins walk from Train Stn.Very Nice and well worth a Visit.
Sunday, February 14, 2010Rating: rosettes

Friday, July 31, 2009Rating: No rosettes

It was a real treat to visit the Pendle Hotel. We were warmly welcomed and had a lovely lunch. Unfortunately the weather was wet, so we could't sit outside, but noted the lovely play area for children. With the summer holidays looming this could be a real plus. Do try it. It's easy to find opposite Shackleton's garden centre. I'm sure you'll enjoy it.
Friday, July 24, 2009Rating: rosettes

Excellent and inexpensive lunches served with courtesy and attention to detail. recommended
Friday, June 12, 2009Rating: rosettes

margorie fafferty
The pub has been taken over by new people in early july2007, The pub now has a small but cosy dining room the food is fantastic ,lg portions great value for money and a very frendly place i would recomend this place to everyone brilliant.
Tuesday, February 3, 2009Rating: rosettes

Donna Cook
I decided to stay at the white lion after reading all reviews and I have to say I totally agreed with all of your comments. The owners are extremely friendly and very knowledgeable about their market town. This is definitely a place I would visit again! :-)
Tuesday, February 3, 2009Rating: rosettes

Fantastic Pub with a good variety of cask ale and excellent food. Been many times and you will be well looked after by Simon and his staff.
Monday, August 25, 2008Rating: rosettes

David & Susan (Cumbria)
 Fantastic Pub
Have recently visited Clitheroe and stayed at the local camp site - we visited the Kings Arms in Clitheroe which has recently been refurbished.
What a fantastic pub , beer was good and the food was excellent at reasonable prices.
Great family pub with a kiddies playground and a great atmosphere . Will definitely be back
Sunday, April 20, 2008Rating: rosettes

Monkey Nuts
 Great pub in Heart of Sabden
Great Pub in Heart of Sabden, over the hill from Clitheroe. Great live band THE KICKS play on special occations.
Wednesday, February 7, 2007Rating: rosettes

Mighty Mouse
 Small Village Atmosphere
Great pub quiz on Thursday nights. Live bands play monthly, best ones being THE KICKS which always pack the pub with covers of great songs for all generations to enjoy.
Wednesday, February 7, 2007Rating: rosettes

Excellent homemade food, friendly atmosphere, good real ale & superb beer garden - well worth a visit.
Tuesday, February 6, 2007Rating: rosettes

 A warm family friendly pub.
A warm family friendly pub owned and run by Tony and Yvonne. Good traditional local ales are served plus delicious homemade meals are available at lunchtime and early evening. A pleasant beer garden with good seating arrangements at the rear of the pub overlooking open countryside, outdoor music events take place during the summer months. Satellite television along with pool and darts are available. All in all the pub is well worth a visit.
Visit the web site for further information http://www.blackhorse-pimlico.co.uk
Monday, January 15, 2007Rating: rosettes

andy dunlop
 another satisfied customer their then
Sunday, January 7, 2007Rating: No rosettes

 Really Bad!!!!!! Do not go here!!!!!
Bad Service
Extremely rude staff
And the owner was no help at all and very arrogant
Sunday, January 7, 2007Rating: rosettes

Gemma Jones
 It's great Ooop North!
Fantastic pub, fab staff, great atmosphere, good accomodation and charming ghosts! Thanks Claire and Pete for putting up with us soft Southerners... we'll be back!
Tuesday, June 27, 2006Rating: rosettes

Claire & Pete, White Lion
 Great food in nice surroundings
By far the best place to eat for pub food at a very resonable price in Clitheroe staff are always polite smart and friendly. In winter the edisford is cosey with its open fire and in summer the views sat outside are fab. We ofen visit the edisford for a evening meal because it is always value for money. Good pint aswell!
Tuesday, March 28, 2006Rating: rosettes

David Hulme
 Who Could ask for anything more!
This being my local I regulary frequent the White Lion. By far the best pub in Clitheroe with excellent staff and superb atmosphere. Whether it is a quiet night during the week or a bustling night at the weekend the White Lion has it all!!! It boasts the best sounding Karaoke I have ever sung on every Thursday and Sunday night, definately worth a visit. Claire and Pete do a superb job and make everyone feel welcome (the best landlords in town!!!!). The place has it all- get down and see them!!!!!!!!
Sunday, March 19, 2006Rating: rosettes

Claire Ellis
 A great pub with friendly staff and customers
thanks for the great response from you all. We are trying are best to make the White Lion one of the best pubs in town and it is easy when you have great customers like yourselves.Our bedrooms are only basic but we are spending money all the time decorating and refurbishing. We try our best to buy local products but we are only aloud one guest ale thats why we swap and change the guest ale on a regular basis so every local brewery gets a go. The Bowland brewery and Moorhouses brew excellent ales and we really rate their ales as the best around this area. I will give our pub a 4 rating as there is always room for improvement and improve we will.
Sunday, March 19, 2006Rating: rosettes

Lynda Holmes
 A friendly pub.
It is a very nice and friendly pub. And i would recommend it to my friends and work colleagues.
Saturday, February 18, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Kate and Graeme Yates
 A top spot for any traveller!
We moved from Clitheroe to Southampton five years ago and regularly return home to visit friends. When ever we do we always stay at the White Lion The pub is in a great spot in the town centre and since Claire and Pete have taken over it has got even better. Their welcome is second to none and the hospitality is exceptional. Room are basic, but clean, large and roomy and ghost hunters are welcome to stay in their listed haunted room - featured on Clitheroe Ghost Walk! If you are looking for a friendly greeting, great location and instant new friends then this is the place for you!
Tuesday, February 14, 2006Rating: rosettes

 A marvellous pub with fine ale
Always a lovely, friendly atmosphere. Always a good selection of beers. Live impromptu music nights most Fridays.
Sunday, January 29, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Not Good
The beer in here is not good.... the staff seem to be waiting until they can go home as their mobile phones go off behind the bar - leaving the punters queueing for aaaages. Too overcrowded and extremely loud. Ok if there is a football match on, but dont expect a friendly atmosphere as everyone here seems to be in their own clich'
Thursday, January 26, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Joe Pentony
 The Black Bull - Ace Food
The Black Bull in Chatburn.... with an excellent chef & open fires, you can enjoy a fresh cooked continental style meal with loved ones and family in a nice relaxing atmosphere, with candlelight to add to the ambience. I eat here regularly with my girlfriend and have never had a complaint about either the food, nor the beer.... its worth looking at!
Thursday, January 26, 2006Rating: rosettes

Joe Pentony
 The White Lion - 'Bustling, Booming, Beerful!'
The White Lion - Clitheroe's Premier 'Happening' Pub..... situated in the heart of Clitheroe town centre, is one of the most welcoming & friendly atmospheric pubs in the Ribble Valley. Pete & Claire do their upmost when it comes to hospitality. Not only does it boast an excellent entertaining night, with karaoke (Hosted by Claire and/or David every Thursday & Sunday night) but it also has numerous rooms that offer B & B at exceptional rates. Plenty of house ales & numerous special offers with cocktails and bottled drinks, on a regular basis.... this is as close as you can get to a complete night out inside one public house. With beer-garden to rear you can also sit out in the sunshine if you prefer, or maybe retire to the pool room for a few quiet games. Also a local drinking station for local radio station - TheBee - DJ Martin Greenwood, who can be seen strutting his stuff on the karaoke regularly. Oh, and of course myself - Joe Pentony.
So get yourself down, and see what you have been missing!
Thursday, January 26, 2006Rating: rosettes

Nordem Horspath
 Great pub
What an absolutely fantastic pub this is. Used to go in there every weekend with my lovely lady from Newton.
Tuesday, December 27, 2005Rating: rosettes

Michelle Smith
 Excellent hospitality
Good pub food. Excellent hospitality, very friendly and efficient. Beautiful garden.
Wednesday, December 21, 2005Rating: rosettes

Simon Jones
 Cheap And Cheerful
The landlady and landlord - Claire and Pete - are two of the lovliest people you'll ever meet, and the rooms, whilst basic, are clean and comfortable. They have recently taken over the place, and are working every hour to get this town centre pub back on the map as the place to drink and stay in Clitheroe. Well worth a visit just for the breakfasts at the weekend, or karaoke on Thursday and Sunday nights.
Wednesday, December 7, 2005Rating: rosettes

The service was good and the food perfection, yet another very enjoyable meal in a quality enviroment. Good value and reasonable wine prices.
Friday, November 4, 2005Rating: rosettes

neil arden
Party of 4 had sunday lunch 18th September 2005. Meal was delicious and filling. Staff were very pleasant. Good menu.
Excellent range of beers.
Will definitely be calling again - if we can find it!
Monday, September 19, 2005Rating: rosettes

Rev C Cobb
 Excellent music man
Just about the coolest music scene in the Ribble Valley, you will see bands and artists here that you will not see anywhere else in the UK.
The greatest range of Americana north of Fulham Broadway. check it out man...
Thursday, September 8, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Jenna Chapman
 friendly atmosphere
I recently stayed at the White Lion Hotel, which is under new management; I found all the staff helpful and the rooms very clean. I would definitely recommend The White Lion for accommodation.
Wednesday, May 25, 2005Rating: rosettes

The food was second-rate and the service not much better. I won't be going back!
Monday, April 18, 2005Rating: rosettes

Elaine McMonagle
Having never been to this cosy place before i was surprised by the amazingly warm reception i recieved and the hospitality by all! the food was delicious and the drinks are very well priced! i think i will be reurning to this cozy warm little pendle hotel!
Wednesday, March 23, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Pendle Hotel
The Pendle Hotel was the nicest pub with the nicest people and i felt at home there! the people who own that pub should have an award!
Wednesday, March 23, 2005Rating: rosettes

James Mason
 Good food and beer
Food was excellent, 'home made' and well priced. The beer is good too with a couple ofreal ales on offer. Nice pleasent welcome. Recommend this one for a nice meal.
Thursday, March 17, 2005Rating: rosettes

 A great pub
Don't be put off by the unprepossessing exterior. Inside you find what an English town pub is all about. Five rooms (log fires in winter) and about six different and always excellent beers, including Moorhouse and Phoenix. Typical prices (2 a pint) for the area. TV football in one room for them as likes it, otherwise no piped music and no food. In other words, go there to drink!!
Sunday, March 6, 2005Rating: rosettes

 pleasant pub
Large one roomed pub with fairly low ceiling (I have heard it was a brewery at one time) reasonable prices and has limited accomadation,only been in weekday lunchtimes and is pretty quiet but I beleive it becomes lively at night.
Open 12-4 then 7 till closing
Sunday, May 19, 2002Rating: rosettes

Charles Johnson
 village pub
Large pub in the village of Whalley-correct address is King St Whalley,good selection of beers
Friday, May 17, 2002Rating: rosettes

Charles Johnson
 Closed at the moment
Pub now returned to it's former name of The Commercial closed at present. Was known as Mangrove Hotel
Friday, May 17, 2002Rating: No rosettes

 country pub
Country pub in the village of Slaidburn which is rather difficult to reach unless you are within walking distance are can get there by car,rather expensive.
Upstairs contains the old court room for the district.
Not realy a beer drinkers pub
Friday, May 17, 2002Rating: rosettes

 good pub
Looks small on entry but has about 5 different rooms most with open fires in winter,
Good beer at reasonable prices (usualy Moorhouses) and overlooked by Clitheroe castle open 11-11 weekdays
Friday, May 17, 2002Rating: rosettes

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