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 Ley Inn, Chorley


Ley Inn
Back La

Tel: 01772 330215
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Games Room * Kids Welcome * Restaurant
Bar Food

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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, 2013
Rating: No 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, 2012
Rating: 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, 2012
Rating: 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, 2012
Rating: 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, 2012
Rating: 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, 2012
Rating: 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, 2011
Rating: 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, 2011
Rating: 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, 2011
Rating: No 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, 2011
Rating: 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, 2011
Rating: No rosettes

it was loverly
the environment was amazing. these people talk out of there backsides.
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Rating: 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, 2011
Rating: 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, 2011
Rating: 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, 2011
Rating: 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, 2011
Rating: 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, 2010
Rating: rosettes

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, 2010
Rating: No 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, 2008
Rating: 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, 2007
Rating: 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, 2006
Rating: 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, 2006
Rating: 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, 2006
Rating: 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, 2006
Rating: 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, 2006
Rating: No rosettes

forget that rating
- 10
Monday, June 26, 2006
Rating: 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, 2006
Rating: 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, 2004
Rating: 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, 2004
Rating: rosettes

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Tel: 01772 330215
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