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Fence Gate Inn

) #12 of 152 Restaurants in Burnley $$ - $$$ , British,
Wheatley Lane | Fence, Burnley BB12 9EE, England
+44 1282 618101
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fish platter” (6 reviews)
“lamb” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Wheatley Lane | Fence, Burnley BB12 9EE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I visited fencegate for my birthday last week, service was spot on and the food was delicious I had a garlic mushroom on toast and a steak for main definitely recommended!!!

Thank Jawhittiker
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had our wedding in the Cromdale Room on June 3rd and it was truly amazing from start to finish!! The room looked fabulous and all our requests where met kindly by Keeley and Hannah. The day ran perfectly, the food was exquisite and the...More

Thank missmason84
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great food with lot's of choice. Good service. Restaurant or bar meals. Lot's of parking space. Rooms available and also at newly opened extension close by.

Thank James A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decorators disrupted home so decided to grab a quick meal alone. Tuesday - not busy, ordered calves liver (unavailable) decided on linguine (mistake). Sauce resembled a whole jar of Dolmio with chillies and olives tossed in to fit the brief, linguine,instead of being al dente...More

Thank Gee M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a birthday meal. Everybody had something different. The bistro steak was nice, served with a peppercorn sauce with was very watery and left the plate swimming. Roast pepper beef sandwich was good. Burger was a bit dry. Fish platter very salty and they...More

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Are here last week and had a superb meal. Interesting menu, all the things you expect but also a number of lovely comfort food dishes. I had brisket which was divine. Partner had calves liver also great. Beautiful pub, good service, nice wine. A really...More

Thank clareandpaul_11
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food but all I ask is the staff to smile more, don't feel welcome any time I come here, all look like youve just asked for a kidney. Still eat here just wish they would be happier.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday lunch in the brasserie was served courteously and efficiently. The room was not as busy as one might have expected for a 13h00 lunch on a Sunday- probably no more than half full- we had not made a reservation, and were quite surprised to...More

Thank CaseyJunior
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Justed returned home after a fabulous weekend. Wonderful wedding very well organised, hot food and great night had by all. Nice to be able to stay over in the hotel. Wow what a luxury treat, great welcome very professional nothing to much trouble was made...More

Thank rachgava75
Keeley B, General Manager at Fence Gate Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you rachgava75 for your five star review, it makes all the hard work that we put in over the last few months worth it. We certainly loved reading your feedback and hope you'll return soon Regards Shane Williams General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Fence gate as part of a large party this weekend, and really wish I hadn't bothered. The place is all show, with below average food, and to be honest, the standard of cleanliness is well below acceptable. The disabled ladies toilets in the function...More

Thank HBoardman
Keeley B, General Manager at Fence Gate Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you HBoardman for your feedback. I am keen to discuss this experience with you personally, please contact me on 01282 618101 Regards Shane Williams General Manager

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi can you just have a drink here , and sit down we don't won't food just a nice drink in a country pub thank u
4 August 2015|
Response from Keeley B | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Yes you are welcome to just have a drink at Fence Gate rather than dine. We have a lovely cosy bar and outdoor seating area where you can make yourself comfortable and enjoy drinks. We are open... More
Do they serve food on a Saturday evening?
12 February 2015|
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Response from Pauline B | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do serve food on saturday but as everyone has already said you do need to book.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wheatley Lane | Fence, Burnley BB12 9EE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Burnley
  • Phone Number: +44 1282 618101
consistantly good food and bar snacks
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