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The Wayfarer

Alder Lane, Parbold WN8 7NL, England
+44 1257 464600
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (15 reviews)
“duck” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Alder Lane, Parbold WN8 7NL, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First of all I have to say how excellent the staff were, everyone was good at their job, polite and very efficient. However, the food. Oh dear. I had the Camembert starter and at a premium price of £9 I was expecting something special. It...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited for lunch with family we only had main courses but boy were they good😊 the fish and chips were fabulous fresh fish in a light batter homemade chips and great mushy peas. The steak and ale pie was also really tasty and the Goosnargh...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Having an unplanned day off recently I decided to treat myself and my girlfriend to lunch. Proper restaurant but homely pub feel, really good food for the omnivore and the vegetarian and to those who like a new era beer brewdogs dead pony club on...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went with some relatives for a Sunday afternoon lunch. The setting is loverly, the staff are very very efficient, the menu is good and we had a smashing meal. My fellow diners had been before but many year before. They are seasoned restaurant visitors...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I visit once a year to meet old pals en route elsewhere. It lived up to expectation despite being very busy with Fathers' Day family parties. Good special menu, well executed; good service given the pressure staff were under. Good price. This place seems to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We travel 20miles regularly to visit the wayfarer as has always been faultless. However a recent menu change has put us off returning. Paid £27 for a steak which usually comes with tomato, mushroom chips and salad garnish to find it is now just steak...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in on a Friday night after work on the off chance, great and friendly welcome and seated within two minutes. Despite it being fairly busy our order was taken and we were served our starter within 15mins. The food was brilliant especially the tandoori...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is literally under 5 minutes from our house in rufford, so easy to get to. We really enjoyed an impromptu lunch at the Wayfarer today, the staff were incredibly friendly and food was amazing. The young lady serving us was called Amy I...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited The Wayfarer recently and was delighted to find that they have a separate vegan menu with several starter and main options. I opted for the potato cakes and sweet potato curry which were both very nice. I took a look at the dessert...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous decoration, beautiful atmosphere, very busy...lovely buzz to the place, very well staffed considering there was a full restaurant and a christening, food was absolutely lovely and well presented, reasonably priced for the ample portions you receive, would highly recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alder Lane, Parbold WN8 7NL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Parbold
  • Phone Number: +44 1257 464600
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