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Toll House Inn

) #23 of 184 Restaurants in Lancaster $$ - $$$ , British,
120 Penny Street, Lancaster LA1 1XT, England
+44 1524 388313
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“kebab” (13 reviews)
“skinny fries” (3 reviews)
“beef” (9 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
120 Penny Street, Lancaster LA1 1XT, England
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1 - 10 of 230 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Rastaurant was reasonably quiet, but catered well for a party of 12. Great choice of menu and all dishes well executed. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Terry L
Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the nicest lunches I've had a for a long time. I had the salmon nicoise and my partner had a platter - both were excellent, and the platter was so generous that my partner couldn't quite finish it, most unusual for him! The...More

Thank GreedyLizzie
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited for lunch with my sister. We both ordered sandwiches with skinny fries and a diet coke. The food was amazing, the service not so much. Waitress/bar staff (?) looked like she'd rather be anywhere else but at work. Managed to slide my food off...More

Thank Trina L
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I decided to gave lunch here whilst in the area on holiday. The Inn is lovely with large bright nicely decorated rooms but we chose to eat in the delightful courtyard as it was such a lovely day. The menu was varied...More

Thank 860Daydreamer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful courtyard to relax in whilst drinking coffees with complimentary flap jack. Good service. Friendly staff. Not rushed. Delightful...

Thank MrBen66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only went in to get some food and a pint.. 1 hour and a half with no food. Only ordered steak.. didn't seem busy enough for it to take that long.. not great. Food was nice however when I got it

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited again recently,absolutely bang on, sat in the bar area. Ordered shrimp starter , superb and tasty. Fillet steak medium ,steak is expensive so you want it right, and it was. Sticky toffee pudding ice cream, smashing. Service is good , plain and simple grub...More

Thank graduateLancaster
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Had hanging kebabs, what a load of rubbish, they charged the earth for a bit of meat on skewers with horrible dips. Overpriced.

Thank 640jules
Joe R, General Manager at Toll House Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Jules, Sorry to hear you weren't a fan. The kebabs (bits of meat on a skewer for the uninitiated) are one of our best selling dishes, and as you can see from the other reviews, are always a big hit! Thanks, Joe

Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

I'd gone to Lancaster for a festival at the Priory church. The hotel I had booked couldn't in the end honour my booking so I looked for an alternative. That was when I booked The Toll House. The Inn is located on a busy road...More

Thank Andrew N
Joe R, General Manager at Toll House Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Andrew, Thanks for the review and I'm glad that you had a good stay with us. Hopefully we'll be your first choice next time you're in Lancaster! Joe

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We visited the Toll House Inn with our friends and young children for a pre booked Sunday lunch. We all took advantage of the Sunday menu, ordering various starters and a traditional roast for mains. We were very impressed with the presentation of all the...More

Thank Lucy W
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Does it serve brunch on #Sundays?
28 July 2016|
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Response from Helen R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I'm not too sure. I went on a Wednesday and booked for 12pm and many options to choose from.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$44
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Penny Street, Lancaster LA1 1XT, England (Formerly Penny Street Bridge)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +44 1524 388313
  • E-mail
Located right in the centre of Lancaster, Toll House Inn is a top quality bar and restaurant. We serve hearty, home-cooked food, ranging from sandwiches to steaks, as well as our locally sourced specials - all best paired with one of our quality cask ales.
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