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 Selected Comments in Chorley

 Great service friendly staff
The tavern is one of the best pubs in chorley the are always friendly they can pull a good pint.good place for a sing along
Saturday, March 19, 2016Rating: rosettes

Andy Burnham
Well, since being refurbished not lasted long it's cold quiet and on a sat full of trouble. You can't get served while young staff faff with there hair make up or try to pull a date for the night. Very disappointed.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015Rating: No rosettes

Well this lovely little pub is the very heart of keeping up traditions for chorley. A warm welcome, beautiful selections of every drink you could possible think of.
Always warm the lovely landlady lisa keeps the music flowing the heating at a wonderful temperature seen as the cold chorley weather nips a bit. Everyone is always welcome. its like walking into your own living room I'm so at home. couldn't compliment the place enough.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015Rating: rosettes

Lynne Moores
 The Best Venue in Chorley - by far!!!
The newly refurbished (1 year ago today) is what Chorley was in need of.... open day/night this pub has the best entertainment, facilities and great, fresh food.

Modern, tastefully decorated and with added luxuries that other venues cannot match ... you can come to the White Hart for a breakfast, lunch, dinner, a private party, to watch the live screen entertainment, have your own private booth and drinks package in the VIP Lounge, great music with their resident DJ, a drink with friends, a lively night out for the girls/guys and during the day you can even bring the whole family to dine in.
Sunday, August 31, 2014Rating: rosettes

Went to the leyinn recently after the refurb , the owners have done a excellent job with the interior.
But thats were it all ends the beer is too expensive , the food scandalous , the service was good i was served by a pleasent young chap from merseyside .
Unfortunately it doesnt feel like a pub anymore no tellies, pool tables, dart board , gaming machine or juke box ?
Get it right soon people or the you will kill the place forever
Friday, May 17, 2013Rating: No rosettes

Recently moved to whittle , what a lovely little pub , great beer , friendly staff , some very good entertainment , recently saw a excellent rockabilly act .
Back to the beer the wainwrights is excellent as is the thwaites smooth too , the mrs has a fondness to the draught san miguel too .
Although I haven't dined there yet the food looks plentiful and good value .
Saturday, May 11, 2013Rating: rosettes

 Great pub, good food, fine ales
Great friendly welcome from all the staff. Good beer and locals very welcoming.

Could recommend
Thursday, May 9, 2013Rating: rosettes

Only recently started going to this fine pub in whittle le woods.
What a excellent find , it is very welcoming serving good lager and excellent ales , the landlady constantly tells us she has just received her casque marque approval of which we can see she is very proud.
The food is of good quality and probably the most reasonable in the area..
So definately worth a visit.
Thursday, April 18, 2013Rating: rosettes

Pippa & Alan
It's been our local for ages Brett and Lisa the current landlords have made it a must for Chorley on a night out,Good entertainment, friendly staff and good company
Monday, November 5, 2012Rating: rosettes

 who stokes the fires?
I am a visitor from Yorkshire who loves to visit your pub. Years ago I believe there was a charismatic young man called Wiggy who used to stoke the natural log fire. Does anyone know what happened to this fine young man?
Friday, October 12, 2012Rating: rosettes

Gene Gagliardi
 seeing you soon girls.
Look foward to meeting you and your partner ? Danny
Tuesday, September 11, 2012Rating: rosettes

Danny & Johny
Hi im Danny and my Buisness Partner Johny Are the New Landlords of Trader Jacks, and we welcome all to the pub its on to bigger and better things, so please come down and enjoy out hospitality
12-3 happy jacks hour cheapest pint 1.80 dearest 2.40

Monday, September 10, 2012Rating: rosettes

 real ale
real ale on tap
Thursday, August 30, 2012Rating: rosettes

 Red lipstick on landlord
Creepy Homosexual landlord who will try and chat you up.
Saturday, August 18, 2012Rating: No rosettes

good no nonsense honest pub grub
nothing frilly.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012Rating: rosettes

Jez in Southport
 Bitch Bitch Bitch
Put a mackerel in the satchel
put a kipper in the slipper
who cares about the food
you want food go to a take away
all i know is they keep a good pint of ale
stop moaning you are starting to sound like my ex-wife bitch bitch bitch.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012Rating: rosettes

Karen Skinner
It's got to be one of the most delapidated pub I've come accross in years, and looking at the other comments below, I'm not the first to mention it. It's filthy, not so much with dust and dirt, but the seating, carpets etc are in a real mess. It put us of eating there to be honest, because if that's what the pub looks like; I'd dread to think what the kitchens look like. We popped our head into the restaurant though, and it was almost the complete opposite. Clean, tidy, well presented staff. But we'd already been put off. You're sitting on a gold-mine there, it needs love, and unfortunatly money, putting into it.
Sunday, June 10, 2012Rating: rosettes

Possibly the worst run pub we've ever been too. If the landlord and his wife spent less time getting drunk, they could probably had a sucessful beer festival and pub. We've only been a few times, and they are always drinking, making a show of themselves. The beer festival was so unorganaised, we stayed for our half and left. I'd suggest you don't do one again, it was embarasingly awful.
Sunday, March 25, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Bst place 2 gt srvd if ur not 18!!! Onli d old fat 1 n d guy hu bover askin!
Monday, March 12, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Kath Hobbin
I'd say the best way to describe having a meal in the restaurant would be the left hand doesn't know what the right one is doing. We were in a large party, I got my lamb 1st (then they brought out 20 other meals) and THEN brought veg and THEN brought chips. I'd ordered mash; it was the LAST thing to come out. So I'd waited nearly 10 minutes for all this. Cold food. I spoke to the manager about it, she apologised about it. You can't tell me you serve everything seperatly like that for all big parties? If you do, might I suggest you get a new system. It WILL put people off! We won't be back for a big party any time soon I'm affraid.
Sunday, March 11, 2012Rating: rosettes

you dont need earplugs for our music as the loud music is actually not from the duke
Monday, February 6, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Monday, February 6, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Dave Cross
We moved abroard 7 years ago with work, and whilst we were back this Christmas for a familly wedding, we came back to the Ley Inn, which was once our local. Really sad to see how dishevelled it's looking, and run down. The 1st thing we noticed was even the letters from the name outside have fallen off, moss everywhere. And the inside was even worse. I did ask if it been taken over by someone new, but was told it was the same owners. The staff didnt seem to have a uniform either, looking almost as scruffy as the seating. This pub was once the hub for social occasions, and its really looked like its taken a downwards turn. Every village needs a booming pub, so I hope yu get it sorted soon.
Tuesday, January 24, 2012Rating: rosettes

 well managed pub
another great female singer fri night..the duke is a nice safe friendly pub to drink in sharp eyed friendly management keep it that way..mine hosts simon and debbie are nice people as are there family.so for a good night out and free entertainment on friday nights/kareoke disco sat..come let your hair down
Saturday, November 26, 2011Rating: rosettes

Anne-Marie O'Donnell
really good pub and restaurant, but the decor really lets the place down. The floor and seats are held together with tape, holes in walls, dirty seats, and really old fashioned painting/furniture. It's the only thing that really lets them down. Hope something is done with the place soon.
Friday, November 4, 2011Rating: rosettes

Monday, October 31, 2011Rating: rosettes

@Lauren: I saw an advert for bar staff, the owner is Lee Thompson.

I actually called up to apply for the job, the woman who answered asked me to hold on for a second then started screaming at one of the staff over a trivial problem.

I asked twice what time would Mr Thompson would be back, the angry fool did not reply, instead she told me to call when he was back.

I don't recommend drinking or working here.
Thursday, October 13, 2011Rating: rosettes

After ordering a meal with friends our friends meal came out and we had to wait an extra 30 minutes for our food after complaining the land lady came over and was very rude and never appologised for our wait she them had the nerve to tell our children to sit down. Would not recommend avoid this place
Sunday, October 9, 2011Rating: No rosettes

 is it carphone warehouse?
ryan, I couldnt agree more mate. Sat with the mrs and the little one in the restaurant, was waiting for my food, and the cheek of it - the chef kept coming out of the door on his phone!! learning on the wall or the bike. And it wasnt just once!!!! I was like get in there and cook my food!!!! so unproffesional! food wasnt up to much. I couldnt slice the roast meat any thinner if I tried! get more at the carvery for 3!! Park was good for the baby. but I didnt come for a park, I came for a meal!!!
Thursday, September 29, 2011Rating: rosettes

great free artists on fri night and even greater regulars...needs a refurb but brewerys arent intrested in spending money ,,just makeing it....nice landlord and bar staff
Saturday, September 17, 2011Rating: rosettes

Saturday, September 17, 2011Rating: No rosettes

waiting to be served, and I was told by some red-head student to wait a minute... WHILST SHE FINSIHED TEXTING!!!!!!! then, laughed to the other girl about the text she was sending to her house mate!!!!!! ARE YOU KIDDING ME?!! NEVER AGAIN!!!
Friday, September 2, 2011Rating: No rosettes

Lauren S.
Is this inn still owned by the Thompsons?
Friday, August 26, 2011Rating: No rosettes

you need to buy ear plugs from what I can hear, how can you listen to so call bands with that blast
Saturday, August 20, 2011Rating: No rosettes

Southern Softies
 A cosy place
We walked in the Dressers for the first time in 5 years recently, and was pleased to see nothing had really changed. Good and bad.
We heard the pompous loud corner near the ladies loo's was unfortunatley still there before we walked in the door. Seriously if they hang around blocking the ladies toilets like a bunch of sad little school boys, the next time we are in, I will aim a stiletto where it hurts !!!!
That aside it was nice to go back in. Not too sure about the quality of the food ( we just called in for a drink - expensive), but you do get large portions.
There was a large selection of ales and largers, but as we had 2 real 'CAMRA experts' with us they were not happy with the hand pulls, and the largers were too warm. Men !! The wine was also expensive.
We will call in again before we head off 'down sarf', but joking apart PLEASE move those pillocks from around the ladies loos - it does nothing for the pub and does honestly put women off going back to the pub as we have to force our way through every time.
If you want to turn it into a gay bar and exclude women then fine keep it as it is - if you want to keep a balanced clientele coming back, then do something about it please. You would have got a 4 out of 5, but due to the above you get a 1 !!
Tuesday, July 12, 2011Rating: rosettes

Northern Exiles !
 More of an eating than drinking place
We called in here again recently when visiting friends and the Golden Lion now seems to be in 2 minds at what it wants to be.
The whole pub has now been setup more as an eating place than a place to go for a drink and it doesn't work. Dont get me wrong the food looks good and the beer is fine, but I am not a fan of sitting in lines of tables that are only setup to get the maximum amount of people in to eat. It feels cold and 'school dinner time', with nothing going for someone who wants a relaxing pint without feeling the are sat in Sid's Cafe. Such a shame as now living South of Watford, we enjoy coming to real pubs back home.
Tuesday, July 12, 2011Rating: rosettes

Nice place, lovely surroundings. Staff friendly and polite. Food excellent. Music fantastic!
Friday, July 8, 2011Rating: rosettes

Nice food, great atmosphere.Music brilliant. Staff very helpful and polite.
Lovely surroundings.
Friday, July 8, 2011Rating: rosettes

Nice food, great atmosphere.Music brilliant. Staff very helpful and polite.
Lovely surroundings.
Friday, July 8, 2011Rating: rosettes

Andrea Coulthard
 A great experience from start to finish
I work all over the country, and therefor travel, stay over at hotels and eat out a lot. And I must say, I wish everywhere had a Ley Inn. Myslef and my co-workers booked a table in the morning, even the managaress' telephone manner was pleseant and helpful, thus leading me to think we were on to a winner, as it were. The room is very lovely, nicely decorated and homely. We all had battered mushrooms and the Chicken Sizzler. Yes we waited bit, but it just goes to show the food is cooked and not 'pinged' in a microwave. The bar staff were helpful in finding a perfect real ale for David my co-worker, and as for myself, it was the great wine list that caught my eye.

We will be visiting again when we are in the area. It makes a great changed to have propper food when you live out of a suicase and a car.

The manageress and all the staff were lovely to talk to, and she gave me some great places to visit whilst in the area (botany bay? - lovely)

So a big thanks from us,and dont let the negative comments cut skin.

Andrea Coulthard & co.
Friday, July 1, 2011Rating: rosettes

Genny Smith
Well my experience of the Ley Inn was TERRIBLE it wasn't so much the food that bothered me but the young waitress was awfully rude! She called my daughter a 'spoilt brat' because she didn't want peas and wanted beans. She also made a joke about my bottom! I was extremely embaressed and will not be eating there again! It's an awful shame as i have previously been there before for my wedding reception which was a lovely event. Now when i think of the Ley Inn i no longer think of the wonderful time i had on my wedding i think of a snotty waitress telling me my childs a 'spoilt brat'!
Saturday, June 18, 2011Rating: No rosettes

 it was loverly
the environment was amazing. these people talk out of there backsides.
Tuesday, June 7, 2011Rating: rosettes

I have to agree with John Bradburn and Elisse! I went to the Ley Inn a few weeks ago and i found the service was awful! i waited 25 minutes for my order to be taken and a further 50 before my order was served. I was accompanied by 3 young children and another 3 adults. The childrens meals were served approximetly 20 minutes before the adults meals. This meant the children were eating at a different time to the adults, and as we went out altogether as a family i would have prefered to eat as a family! This set an unpleasent atmosphere already and this was before we even started eating! When the food arrived we found the turkey was cold and there was mearly a spoon full of gravy upon the entire meal. The children then complained the mash like John said was 'fall off the spoon SMASH' I was disapointed and disgusted by what i found! Thank you, Joanne!
Tuesday, June 7, 2011Rating: No rosettes

Maureen Goldsmith
It's a real shme to see these peope (who are obviously just so rude all the time) talk about the Lay Inn like this. We come every month with my elderly mother for the braising steak which my father in law adores, and of course my mixed meat roast dinner. And as for this previous comment about boil in the bag meat and smash -it isn't-, they are just benig pedantic. Very nice place, people & food.
Tuesday, June 7, 2011Rating: rosettes

John Bradburn
 our visit to the Lay Inn cafe
a moment to forget..utter disgrace from the word go..one and a half hours to get our main meal..No mention of this when ordering.our meal was advertised as THE SUNDAY ROAST...dont be fooled people..on arrival this cringeworthy dish contained roast beef sandwich meat (boil in the bag fodder) 2 rather soggy snide roast potato's..a spoonfull of gravy (tea-spoon)...and then...wait for it.....CHIPS. yes you read it right..CHIPS. i said to the waitress..who ordered chips? she just laughed and looked at me blank. i said its a sunday roast innit? what about boiled potatoes? or mash? she said..ok i'll get you mash.... then came the mash (smash) sloppy fall off the fork SMASH... all this by the way was stone cold...i wasnt prepared to wait another hour or two so i just pretended it was the last supper....SO... never again.they knocked us a fiver off the bill but to be honest..i'd have got a better meal at Macdonalds to be fair
Monday, June 6, 2011Rating: No rosettes

Went to the Lay Inn for my birthday. It took them 40 minutes to bring our starters, then another 20 to collect the dishes. The table next to us had been waiting an hour and they were told, along with us, that they shouldnt come with a big party in as they are served first. After waiting for an hour and 15 minutes for our meals, they brought chips with a roast dinner, to which i responded with 'im not from a council house, wheres my mash?'. The roast beef was sandwich meat and full of fat, my younger brother had lasagna, which was burnt to a crisp. After complaining they knocked 7 off the bill... we still had to pay the other 50 which was unreasonable as we didnt enjoy it at all.
Monday, June 6, 2011Rating: No rosettes

 bloody brilliant
on a normal night its a very nice peaceful little gem, great for the real ale and to catch up with the pals....but on a bank holiday/weekend /band night its even better - thronging,friendly and great variety......you always feel like a local

fives stars
Friday, May 27, 2011Rating: rosettes

Les Potts
Monday, May 2, 2011Rating: No rosettes

Les Potts
Fortunately my brother-in-law came across this pub a couple of weeks ago and making a return visit invited my wife and I along the beer was in excellent condition and the carvery was quality, well done Steve&Trudie. Worth the journey from Formby.
Monday, May 2, 2011Rating: No rosettes

5 piece Rock & Roll and Blues Band
Available for bookings.
07989 711190
Tuesday, April 26, 2011Rating: rosettes

 made welcome
visited the Eagle on Saturday for a football match.Despite being supporters of the visiting side (Chester),myself and 4 friends were made most welcome
There was great banter within and no trouble whatsoever.Staff were really helpful and joined in with the craigh.
Thanks to all the staff and locals who we spoke to and the help and advice they gave
Monday, February 21, 2011Rating: rosettes

Jeff Lawson
 Beer Festival Scam
Went to the Beer Festival and bought 10 of tokens (minimum amount), had a couple of pints and went for a refund. They don't offer refunds on unused tokens. Their was no written or verbal warning and they were most unhelpful. I won't be going back.
Friday, September 3, 2010Rating: No rosettes

Susan Kershaw
 Family Party
We went to the ley inn a few weeks ago for a family party, and it was just brilliant! If I could have taken a tray of Lasagne, and a full apple pie home, I would have done! The contact we had with the staff on the lead up to the party was really good too. It was great to see my elderly parents have such a good night too - they liked your music! So again, thank you so much for everything!

Susan Kershaw and Family
Sunday, August 8, 2010Rating: rosettes

 Warm and Friendly
I am a regular customer at the eagle and I have to say it is the best pub in chorley for atmosphere and quality of drink! the lager is to die for and I can assure you that. The staff are really friendly and often provide free BBQ in the summer months or even when it is good weather! Entertainment is always on the cards you just need to check the details usually posted outside. Definately recomended!
Saturday, July 3, 2010Rating: rosettes

Silke & Thomas
 German football fans at the Market Tavern
we were very impressed by the warm welcome and the friendly atmosphere in your pub. We are German teachers studying at Lancashire college who watched the football match between England and Germany. We had a great time dancing, singing and drinking.


Silke & Thomas
Monday, June 28, 2010Rating: rosettes

 !!! NEVER AGAIN !!!
me and my boyfriend went on sunday and it was the worse place ive ever eaten! the service was rubbish, they treat us like we didnt exist. didnt ask us if we had finished our starters just took the plates. we got our meals. the pasta looked disgusting and tasted like a cheap nasty chicken pie without a crust! and the lesanga was just pasta with no sauce. waiters looed at us but chose to ignore us instead of asking if everything was ok. eventually we ended up leaving most of our food and had to walk to the bar to pay. when we complained they didnt seem bothered and said everything had been pre made 2 days ago!!! we had to pay for everything. what a waste of money and time. will not recommend this to anybody and will not be going back!
Monday, June 14, 2010Rating: No rosettes

I went to the top lock the other day and had an amazing time, their was a great atmosphere and the band was great. btw to the person commenting about their only being 10 people in the pub, its not very big, and no one wnats kids running around while ur trying to enjoy a nice beer.
Saturday, June 5, 2010Rating: rosettes

I went to the top lock the other day and had an amazing time, their was a great atmosphere and the band was great. btw to the person commenting about their only being 10 people in the pub, its not very big, and no one wnats kids running around while ur trying to enjoy a nice beer.
Saturday, June 5, 2010Rating: rosettes

Great place to relax , very friendly landlord ,excellent music, no trouble, easily the best pub in Chorley. If your passing have a look you'll like it
Friday, May 21, 2010Rating: No rosettes

tom brennan
 processed meat
my wife and i ordered a turkey
meal . when i dared to complain that it was processed turkey,the {chef}?came out and told me categoricaly that it was real turkey.i said okay show me the carcass.he then came back with a right cob on showing me a lump of something.saying whats this then.i said ,no carcass then,from then on the situaton detereiorated and the landlord asked us to leave.but the strange thing was ,other customers started on us as well.it was like that pub scene in the film {an american werewolf in london}.needless to say we wont be goin back.howooooooo'
Monday, April 5, 2010Rating: rosettes

 eccentric = real
I am a regular at this pub and love it for the eccentricity (like getting carrots with fish & chips). This is a pub that has not been infected with the trappings of modern customer service (where everyone smiles, regardless of the mood their in). Sometimes everything runs smoothly and sometimes there is crisis and panic. The people are 'real'. The food is really good most of the time and they sort it out if it's noit. All products are brought locally so they help keep local business alive. Oh, and if you live locally and suffer a bereavement, it is widely believed that if you haven't had the wake at the sea view, you haven't had a proper send off!!
Saturday, March 27, 2010Rating: rosettes

Darren C
 Pants .....
Never had Fish chips and carrots before(they dont do peas?) , and if they ask you if you want veg or salad with your fish , you dont get chips !!! So pick carefully.
Also worth trying their apple crumble with no crumble
Sunday, March 21, 2010Rating: No rosettes

 local pub for local people....
This is a great local pub for local people. Keep it up!
Tuesday, February 2, 2010Rating: rosettes

Nick Ormerod
 Leyland Round Table
We made arrangements to meet there for a meal at 9:00pm on Thursday, after their usual serving time. Found them to be most accommodating. However, we turned up late (sorry!) and yet the meal was excellent. Good beers and a good night had by all in attendance.

We'll be back and hopefully on time!
Thursday, September 17, 2009Rating: rosettes

 Dressers Arms
Had dinner at The Dressers Arms on Tuesday 18 Aug 09. Not been there for many years but I always thought it was a great little place. Got a bit worried when i saw some negative comments on here, but they were quite old so we decided to give it a go, and i'm very glad we did!
The atmosphere was as friendly and 'cosy' as ever and the restaurant manager very hospitable, even bringing us flowers freshly picked from the garden for our table!
Food was also excellent, and the tuna was exceptional - thank you chef! We will definitely be going there again
Thursday, August 20, 2009Rating: rosettes

nick flowers
visited pub at lunch time during the week staff very good landlord very nice chap good selection of real ale and good menu very nicely priced
Thursday, July 16, 2009Rating: rosettes

there aren't any good pubs in chorley. This place isn't bad, apart from the landlady who unfortunately spoils it.
Saturday, July 11, 2009Rating: No rosettes

Best pub in chorley, Cheap beer all day long, Decent karoke on the weekend, Everyone gets on with eachother.
Thursday, June 25, 2009Rating: rosettes

 Fantastic Pub
Same as Layton we have worked this venue and would recommend it to any act . We have also had Sunday lunch there which was excellent. John & Freda the hosts are most friendly and welcoming.
Thursday, April 16, 2009Rating: rosettes

good pub good people best of all great beer
Wednesday, February 11, 2009Rating: rosettes

 best pub by far !
this is by far the best pub in chorley always busy brilliant atmosphere and great entertainment, you never have to wait long to be served its wonderful to see the tavern back its the best its ever been, well done to the young landlady and landlord its exactly what the place needed two lovely down to earth fresh faced people its now my local evey weekend its fantastic!!!!
Sunday, November 9, 2008Rating: rosettes

emma mackenzie
 Not Child or dog friendly
After a nice walk along the canal we came to the Top Lock.
As a family we called in to have a drink on a quiet Friday afternoon with a view to eating there also.
Our two 4 year olds were stood up but not running around when we were asked by a man in a rugby shirt who I can only assume had sometjing to do with the running of the pub to please keep our children under control and sitting so that they didnt knock into people with drinks.(good job i didnt tell him about the two dogs tied up outside who were possibly obstructing a wooden bench on a freezing cold day!)By the way there were about ten people at the most in the pub.
Needless to say we left quickly
and wont be returning.
Tuesday, November 4, 2008Rating: No rosettes

the market tavern has been taken over by a very young couple Lisa and Brett and they have made it into one of the best pubs in town great entertainment great beer and great staff nice one about time someone came along and made it into chorleys number 1
Tuesday, October 14, 2008Rating: rosettes

micheal carlise
I recently came for a meal the other weekend with some friends. The food was good but the waitresses were a little on the 'ditzy' side, instead of carefully carrying it to the table it seemed as though they was aimlessly wandering about, when they finally found us, it was promptly plonked down in front of us, they didnt seem to be well trained. also it was rather difficult enjoying our food whilst a grubby large female chef was at the bar yelling to a member of staff. Other than what i have mentioned it was an enjoyable meal, the surroundings were quite inviting and clean.
Tuesday, September 30, 2008Rating: rosettes

steven edwards
 Warm casual surroundings and Fantastic Food!!!
i really enjoyed the atmosphere, the politeness of staff and the food was of a good standard, my only quaryl was the menu not being of the traditional paper variety... but i soon realised with the sheer size of it, it would be an awful job keeping track of what you have got.
Tuesday, September 30, 2008Rating: rosettes

 Lovely meal Sat Sept 27th 2008
We went for a meal to the Sea View Inn in Chorley on Sat. 27th Sept. 2008 and the pub was extremely friendly, efficient friendly staff and a lovely meal. I had Lamb Henry and it was delicious, the rest of the party were really pleased with their meals. Would thoroughly recommend it.
Monday, September 29, 2008Rating: rosettes

 this pub is the best
this pub does the best food in chorley i would go there every night if i could
Tuesday, September 16, 2008Rating: rosettes

 Great Pub
I have sang here and I can recommend it to ANYONE its a lovely Caberet bar and Freda and Johns family are lovely people!
Monday, September 15, 2008Rating: rosettes

I am mint
1 rosette for her spelling down there. Well done love, obviously did well in English.
Saturday, August 23, 2008Rating: rosettes

 Fab restaurant
Went to celebrate a party. The food was great and the service was fantastic. Thanks for a great evening. The menu was brill with a good special board. Really recomended.
Sunday, August 17, 2008Rating: rosettes

Well..I went after a football match was already not in a good mood...but i thought i'll goto the pub that will make me feel better...no...when i walked in i felt like i was the grinch and like the truck driver you did get stared at and EVERYONE went quite!
The food wasn't great the best thing there was the exit door.
1 rossette for them being able to poor a drink.
Wednesday, July 30, 2008Rating: rosettes

Paul Delaney
 Well kept beer
The only thing I noticed about it was that the beer was well kept and had a good selection. Other than that, brilliant !
Wednesday, July 9, 2008Rating: No rosettes

 good friendly pub
Brilliant pub with good atmosphere. always good laugh and everyone is friendly.
Tuesday, June 24, 2008Rating: rosettes

this is a great pub because its ma mums and stuarts pub ha ha bucum on in and enjoy it youll love it
Sunday, June 15, 2008Rating: rosettes

 good pub
i live in that pub and it has four big tvs so people can watch footie very friendly pub and we welcome all.
Sunday, June 15, 2008Rating: rosettes

 how good the pub is
this pub is so great there evrything friendly evry1 shoukd go to it
Sunday, June 15, 2008Rating: No rosettes

 Handy to know
We called in for a lunch on a Saturday we were early which was good as the place soon filled up. A fish n chips and a Ploughman's followed by Sticky Toffee Pudding which is one of the best in the area. An enjoyable lunch.
Sunday, May 25, 2008Rating: rosettes

 Great find
We set out to find this pub after reading a favourable review in the local paper. It is easy to find being opposite Asda. The staff were all very friendly and we soon got the hang of the place, menus dotted around the room showing specials, alongside the menu on the table. Two Sunday Roasts were ordered and these arrived very quicky and were delicious, these were followed by a bread and butter pudding and a toblerone cheesecake. My husband went back later that week with his pal for the steak and a sundae offer which is 10 on a Tuesday. A great find, we will be back
Sunday, May 25, 2008Rating: rosettes

 Function room
Really nice place,had a great night in the function room,but it needs a re vamp, smell of stale beer and sick,realy nice decor though. Bit of up dating,and a good clean is all it needs.
Monday, February 5, 2007Rating: rosettes

been to dressers several times with the dogs have been made very wlcome, staff friendly and helpful, food good pub grub and real ale a treat, recommend visit if in the area walking, a real fire is a welcome treat
Tuesday, January 16, 2007Rating: No rosettes

 Bring Back Mandy!
Mandy was a tragic loss to this business - she kept the rough ones out! Bring her back!
Saturday, January 13, 2007Rating: rosettes

Bill hogg
 brill at the Plough
Popped in for a pint today and was amazed to see how busy it was. I orderd a sandwich to fill a hole (not much of a wait) and it did the job well, fresh meat and fresh salad spot on. On way out I looked at the menu - definitely booking the family new year meal here. WELL done to owners and staff !
Thursday, December 28, 2006Rating: rosettes

 its good
Nice lol
Friday, December 8, 2006Rating: rosettes

 whats in a name?
So go on, please tell me - how many red cats are there knocking about pubs with the same name? ditto how many bay horses, golden lions, eagles with children, and how many oak trees did Charles actually hide up?
Saturday, November 25, 2006Rating: rosettes

top class karaoke and host
Thursday, November 16, 2006Rating: rosettes

Mrs Collins
 thank you
what a lovely pub. Myself and some friends came to visit last week, we will definatly be comming again. The food was lovely, all home cooked. I really had a lovely time. Thank you to all the lovely staff who made our visit most delighful.
Tuesday, November 14, 2006Rating: rosettes

very good bar staff. would definately come again. great atmosphere and nice inside.good drinks. id recommend it to the queen.
Tuesday, November 7, 2006Rating: rosettes

 happy pub
very happy pub grat people who work there
Tuesday, November 7, 2006Rating: rosettes

vrey good fire works
Tuesday, November 7, 2006Rating: rosettes

Bill Peet
 Food Fight
I witnessed a food fight back in 2002 after a game of golf at shaw hill down the road. great view of the sea by the way, all 1 inch of it. I agree with the Truck Driver.
Monday, November 6, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Nicky Ryder
 Riceys Fave
Tommy Rice is Chorleys best entertainer by far and he performs in many pubs in Chorley. He hasnt yet performed in The George but this is about to become reality. He has set a date for Thursday 9th November. This is student night in Chorley so it is set to be one of the busiest nights of the year. Matt Mason, Tommy Rice's event organiser is pleased that Tom is getting to explore different pubs in the area.
Monday, November 6, 2006Rating: rosettes

Dan Mason
 Porter At The Helm
DJ Gordy Porter rocks this joint until the early morn. His awareness to the new grooves on the dance scene is second to none. On the rare occasion he teams up with Tommy Rice (next Elton John) and puts on a great set. The pub is open late on the weekend and the barmaids are the bizz. Situated near the Police station so behave. Gary Lee the barman from the Fox has made a move across town to become head bar manager which is a huge step up the ladder from being a steward at Chorley FC.
Friday, November 3, 2006Rating: rosettes

 see below
Been here several times and it is your average poorly run pub.It doen't matter how many 'punters' are waiting to be served;the manager just sits at the end of the bar looking at them.The food is very average ,and like the bar,overpriced considering the low standards.Would recommend a change of management.
Saturday, October 7, 2006Rating: rosettes

 friendly family run pub
3 tv's + 6foot screen, pool table dartboard,up to date juke box,all sky sports channels and a very frienly bunch of regulars and bar staff with plenty of selections of draught and bottled beer.well worth a visit
Thursday, September 28, 2006Rating: rosettes

D Ryding
 Campari soda
I asked for a capari soda, the bar assistant didn't know what I was taking about and what I thought could be the owner sat at end of the bar and said nothing.
The red wine was undrinkable.
However, the beer was good although a bit expensive
Monday, September 11, 2006Rating: rosettes

 big boobs
not that im complayning but why do most of the femal staff have big boobs? i think your employment system works very well. top marks mr milnes, keep the good work. o yeah brill food and beer and very good service with a smile
Thursday, September 7, 2006Rating: rosettes

can they get any more laminated signs around the pub? it looks cheap and their are far to many of the same signs. apart from that its a brill pub for the younger piss head generation. omly been once but i will be back............... as long as they get rid of the signs
Thursday, September 7, 2006Rating: rosettes

 ho hum...
went in once, tried the food....
I see nothing changes :((
Thursday, September 7, 2006Rating: rosettes

 go chris
wooo go chris!!! ur right on the ball there mate!!! damn ryt!!! go u!!! all u pple hu wanna dis sea view need 2 re-think about ur comments b4 u ryt em, or u may get sum1 like chris correctin u!!! ha haaa!
Saturday, September 2, 2006Rating: rosettes

 I love the Sea View
Yes you can see the sea, at Southport - if you look in that direction ! The Sea View is one of the best pubs in the area, the food is excellent and the staff seem friendly, especially the owners! To be recommended to everyone!
Saturday, September 2, 2006Rating: rosettes

simon carter
 great entertainent
this pub had great entertainment the day i went. they did free outside games and the atmosphere was brilliant. everybody was friendly and later that evening a quiz was afoot. a really enjoyable evening and very entertaining.
Thursday, August 17, 2006Rating: rosettes

Food very good but think its cheeky charging for sauces this is only for bar meals though not in the main restaurant, the staff need to smile more.
Wednesday, August 9, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Money Money Money !!!
Just visited today and to my absolute amazement they actually charge 5p for a tiny sachet of ketchup, mayo, etc & that's on top of their already inflated prices. As well as this their beer prices are the most expensive in the area. Can they take this piss any more!?!?!
Monday, July 24, 2006Rating: No rosettes

 forget that rating
- 10
Monday, June 26, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Worst food ive ever had they got my order wrong i asked for steak n got lasagne. And there was about 20 ppl workin for some reason wen there wasnt even that many customers. Needs Mr Ramsay in to sort them out i think.
Monday, June 26, 2006Rating: rosettes

J Cartwright
 adult sanctuary
A Real pub with the cleanest glasses I've ever used, the freshest ale including Jennings and 2 guest bitters great guinness . Pies on tuesdays
Dave the Landlord is a nice chap and wont suffer fools or daft kids Newspapers and real fires FAB!
Wednesday, June 14, 2006Rating: rosettes

michelle cooper
great food best in euxton, waitresses are friendly and well mannerd. fantastik
Thursday, May 18, 2006Rating: rosettes

matt mason
 Nice view of train station
gary lee the barman has deceased
Wednesday, May 17, 2006Rating: rosettes

matthew john taylor
 Barmaid Beauties
cracking tipple and awesome bands on a firday night. saturday night DJ Brian Halliwell sets the roof on fire with his superb collection of funky house tunes/classical beats. his vintage speakers pack out some bear bass especially when mozart remix kicks in the beat. Barmaid Katie gives you good service behind the bar as well as in the toilets wink wink. Briliant pub recommended for anyone!
Wednesday, May 17, 2006Rating: rosettes

Tommy Rice
 Love Dungeon
this pub grooves on through the night with tunes played by DJ Gordon Porter at the helm. Spinning those disks till the early morn. Classic Night Out for all the family!
Tuesday, April 25, 2006Rating: rosettes

Jeff Goulding
 Superb Eating Facilities
As near to Rivington as to Chorley. Best food for miles - all-fresh and home-cooked plus real chips!! Lovely, old English inn ambience. Cosy atmosphere, friendly people warm (real) fires when wet or cold. Outside Tables overlooking the River Yarrow.
Wednesday, April 12, 2006Rating: rosettes

 freestealer gig 24th feb
Friday, February 24, 2006Rating: rosettes

Dan Ryder
 Colliers Back From The Dead
Hip Hip Hooray! the colliers has finally re-opened after all these years. it was found and rescued by a company who run pubs and inns across the country. DJ Keith Taylor from The George pub in chorley town centre has made a multi-hundred pound switch to the colliers so his tunes rock the house down until midnight. x
Friday, January 27, 2006Rating: rosettes

The guy was not refused, he was shouting at the bar staff. it's a great pub!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11
Monday, January 23, 2006Rating: rosettes

Jason James
 Good pub quiet but very welcomming
I only live round the corner and like many people from our area find it a quiet friendly local four TV screens so plenty of oppotunity for watching the footie.

Wednesday, January 18, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Could be nice place with right management!
I hear the current management are leaving soon... YIPPEE!!!!
let's hope the new lot make a better job of it!!!
Meanwhile, I'm going somewhere else!
...And it's not the Prince!!!!
Monday, January 16, 2006Rating: No rosettes

alan herron FBII t.p.
 see long description
An excellent pub serving good quality ale considering the product range.It is also great to see the licensees behind the bar promoting and developing ther business,unlike many of the lazy bastards who sit upstairs and wait for the barstaff to make them rich..dream on The malt and hops has got it right.
Sunday, January 15, 2006Rating: rosettes

Gelf Romanov
The best pub in Chorley area without a doubt. Fine selection of real ales, a landlord that knows his stuff, live music, great setting by the canal in the country. Also have Indian chef that rustles up some great curries!
Friday, January 6, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Great Pint!
One of the Best Pubs in Chorley! Good Ale and warm friendly staff, ***** (5 stars!)
Monday, December 26, 2005Rating: rosettes

Robert Shaw
 forgot to mention...
my sisters name is Susan and her husband is Derrick and I DO rate this pub..... great.....
Monday, December 12, 2005Rating: rosettes

Robert Shaw
 Welcome to our PUB
Hi everyone welcome to the Royal Scot just taken over by my sister and her husband (Nov 2005) try it you will be surprised by the warm atmosphere and great company... (dont tell them but the first beer IS free tomorrow)
Monday, December 12, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Gordon Porter
 Diversion Dave
This pub has the finest selection of ales i have ever seen. i have tried every single one and i cant fault any one of them. Could do better with the truckies situation. they all smell of cabbage.
Tuesday, November 22, 2005Rating: rosettes

good pub
Monday, November 21, 2005Rating: rosettes

 mixed ratings
management are either really chatty our totally blank you, good thing is though ur guarenteed to get a drink anytime of night
Thursday, October 27, 2005Rating: rosettes

 empty pub
i agree with troll master, dingy and empty because lot of regulars been barred for no good reason
Tuesday, October 18, 2005Rating: No rosettes

 Children and lunch times
Went into the the prince of wales today , with my 16 year old daughter, was told 'bluntly' that under 18s were not allowed, even when explained that only wanted a meal and cokes.
Friday, September 30, 2005Rating: rosettes

Donna Winter
Nice environment for a meal but not a good pint.
Friday, September 23, 2005Rating: rosettes

Karen Stubbs
This is the best pub I have visited in a long while! Excellent food and bar service, complimented by a charming landlady. Room was very comfortable and great value for money.
Friday, September 23, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Brian Halliwell
 brians best
cool music warm welcome from paul and i agree keith taylor rocks the house down with a mix of groovy funky tunes. would be better if stayed open longer.
Friday, September 23, 2005Rating: rosettes

paul gaskell
fantastic pub my local i love this pub and so do all my friends. the bar staff are brill espescially janet xxx
Thursday, July 21, 2005Rating: rosettes

Pete Smith
im the new manager of the jackson arms, id just like to give my contact number. 07731361459

ive recently started putting entertainment on. Thurs and friday is total request dj, sat is rock night
Monday, July 11, 2005Rating: rosettes

T Clarkson
 No Children
Children are not allowed in at lunch time. Definately not a family pub
Friday, June 24, 2005Rating: rosettes

Gerard Ridgway
 Home and away
Its a dreary day here in Bergen, Norway and with just a week before I visit home in England I found this site for the first time.
Thursday, June 23, 2005Rating: rosettes

troll master
doesnt sound like the same brookes i know dingy pub which is usally empty
Saturday, June 18, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Brian Burrows
 Tremendous food
Tremendous food and all freshly cooked. Nice surroundings.
Thursday, June 2, 2005Rating: rosettes

 A really down-to-earth, friendly local pub.
Great atmosphere! Good company! Always a friendly face behind the bar. Lots of weekend entertainment! 29th May 05 - Charity Slave Auction - ring Jane 07906439151 for details... 25th June - Adults only Children's party!.... 30th July - Christmas Party!!!
Tuesday, May 24, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Great! A Credit to Chorley!
Since this pub has reopened it serves great food, superb beer and a great atmosphere. Good promotions all the time! Keep up the good work, chorley needs more pubs like this!
Friday, April 29, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Can you see the sea
Can you see the sea from there????????
Friday, April 29, 2005Rating: rosettes

matthew mason
 nice view of police station
great place to be at night with dj keith taylor rockin the joint untill midnight
Tuesday, April 5, 2005Rating: rosettes

Keith Ryder
 selection of booze is the finest
wot a pub this is!
the slection of beer is very good.
but it is full of truckies coz of the free lorry park nearby
Tuesday, April 5, 2005Rating: rosettes

Daniel Taylor
 quality entertainment, quality beer
this pub is a must see. people like stormin norman rock the house down when they perform.
the beer is reasonably priced and semi ste is a fave in the pub.
colin ryder is the landlord.
Tuesday, April 5, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Good friendly pub
Always welcoming. Had some good times here. Definitely recommended
Saturday, April 2, 2005Rating: rosettes

karl davies
 very friendly locals pub
chorley and leyland guardian
pub of the year 2004
very friendly atmosphere
it as everything to offer
sport, food, beer garden, general knowledge quiz, music quiz, karaoke, disco, folk club, vintage bike club, function room, real open fire for those cold winter nights,
what more do you need.
Wednesday, March 23, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Step Burger
Steve is a good manager and the pub is being run well. The food is good and can anyone dare try the step burger ??
Wednesday, March 23, 2005Rating: rosettes

Laura Hackett
Wonderful pub. To only be admired, never criticised.
Sunday, March 13, 2005Rating: rosettes

Matthew Mason
 what an entertainer
tommy rice is the next elton john he is superb and mix his talent with the atmosphere of the mitre pub and it is very close to being in heaven! quality beer, shit hot entertainment.
Wednesday, March 2, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Best Live entertainment in the area
Most amazing atmosphere in town!
Monday, February 28, 2005Rating: rosettes

johnathon davis
 under new management
this pub is now called The Step Inn and is now an over 21s venue with fantastic staff and food to die for. Well done this is what Chorley has been Crying out for.
Sunday, February 13, 2005Rating: rosettes

Matt Cooper (young matt)
 i work here ! good laugh, good music great beer !
Monday night pound a pint wehey ! tuesday quiz night, wednesday chill out night, thursday purest r&b, friday saturday mad nights and sunday bit of everything.

food served 6 days a week till 3pm
Thursday, February 10, 2005Rating: rosettes

Andrew Collier
 Colliers is closed
it is next to a run down estate and has closed down
Thursday, January 27, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Bill Peet
 Tommy Rice's Fave
Tommy Rice is Chorleys up and coming entertainer and his favourite to perform in is the Mitre. this pub has live bands and other entertainment. it is a local favourite.
Friday, January 21, 2005Rating: rosettes

Danny Taylor
 Disappointed with Joe Soap
this pub is at the heart of chorley town centre and has a good atmosphere. the people are friendly and DO have jobs. the beer is good and Joe Soap is wrong
Friday, January 21, 2005Rating: rosettes

matthew mason
 A great view
I think this pub serves great food and the people who own it make you very welcome. this is a must go to.
Friday, January 21, 2005Rating: rosettes

 excellent town outskirts pub
An extremely friendly pub full of welcoming staff and customers, you will feel at one with everyone whether on your own or as a group, cheap and chearful it has a fully equipped games room and bar area, will cater for parties up to 50 in their fuly refurbished function suite
Thursday, January 13, 2005Rating: rosettes

 nice and calm
what a lovley pub, nice relaxed enviroment, and the girl who owns it is so beuitifull. she allways smiles, and is a pleasure to talk to, allways a warm welcome
Wednesday, December 22, 2004Rating: rosettes

 Ay up
Best pub in chorley
Wednesday, October 27, 2004Rating: rosettes

 Best Local Ever!!!
The Ley Inn is a brilliant pub and well worth a visit if you are in the area! You can't beat the food and the prices are very good. Very highly recommended.
Friday, October 8, 2004Rating: rosettes

a very good & welcoming pub,Janice is brill
Sunday, September 19, 2004Rating: rosettes

Truck Driver
No atmoshpere at all 'coz' it aint there. Went up and down the road looking for it, then decided to ask a local who told me that rich local guy had flattened it to make way for some new offices.
Monday, August 30, 2004Rating: No rosettes

Truck Driver
 Village of the Damned
I must admit, it is some time since I've been here but from what I hear, it hasn't changed. Everyone goes quiet if a stranger walks in, and it feels as if everyone of them is staring at you. Wierd.
Monday, August 30, 2004Rating: No rosettes

Truck Driver
 Real Ale Paradise
Very small pub just out of the town centre. If you like real ale though, this is the place to go in Chorley. The selection is superb and it changes to something different virtually by the week.
Monday, August 30, 2004Rating: rosettes

Truck Driver
 cosy back street local
More than 30 people in here and it appears packed because everyone seems to hang around the bar area whilst the seating remains empty. What a funny place though. Everyone seems really pally and the joking, larking about and leg pulling amongst the regulars can be hilarious. Watch out for an old red faced guy that belches all the time. Went in there earlier this year on a games night and everyone in there, landlord included, was plastered. It was like actually being on the set of 'Cheers', and even had the postman sat at the bar!! Good laugh.
Monday, August 30, 2004Rating: rosettes

Joe Soap
 Town Centre Pub for the Unemployed
Fortunately, I believe this place is now having a little cash spent on tarting it up. I always called it the Velcro Carpet due to the way my feet stuck on it and the ripping sound when you walked about. Oh, and it was like groundhog day every time you walked in, same people in the same places and very few of them work for a living. Not a nice place, and somewhere I now avoid.
Monday, August 30, 2004Rating: No rosettes

 Great Family Pub
The Ley is a great pub. It is in a lovely area away from main roads with a huge car park. It has just been extended with a new restaurant and games room. the grounds are excellent for kids with a custom built playground outside. The food is good value and you get plenty of it. Beer a bit pricy though.
Wednesday, August 11, 2004Rating: rosettes

 Better than was
This use to be a crap hole. But it has been refurbed and got new managers in there.

It's hell of a lot better than it was. Use to be a bit scary going in but now it's a really good night out. IMO

Called in at a lunchtime as well and had something to eat.

Very good and big portions.

Would recomend a new visit, even if you use to avoid it b4
Thursday, July 1, 2004Rating: rosettes

Richard Gravett
 Previous owners
I would like some more information on this pub as I know someone who lived in the house above the pub as a child. The parents name was Latham. She now lives in South Africa and would like to find out about her past. Please contact us
Thank You.
Sunday, June 16, 2002Rating: rosettes

 Great Staff
Just wanted to let you know that your bar staff are wonderful, helpful and very customer focused.
I especially enjoyed the personal service I received from Joe, your best barman yet.
Wednesday, November 1, 2000Rating: rosettes

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