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Castle Street | 3, Swan Courtyard, Clitheroe BB7 2DQ, England
+44 1200 425129
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (17 reviews)
“cakes” (17 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Castle Street | 3, Swan Courtyard, Clitheroe BB7 2DQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting salads served with hot and cold dishes and sandwiches, all prepared by an excellent chef. I believe he makes all the breads and cakes too. (Can only be reached by walking over Swan Courtyard's uneven cobbles.)

Thank Ratti50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first time to Clitheroe and it was bitter cold. A friend of mine recommended Mansells and we weren't disappointed. We had lentil potato cake and Black pudding/Haggis potato cake. What a wonderful meal and a very reasonable price. The service was very...More

Thank suugun
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Arrived on a cold wet hailstoney day ! We needed something hot and welcoming! ..and Mansell's certainly did not disappoint. The cheesy topped cottage pie and baked sweet potatoes were absolutely fabulous ! Tasty and well presented ! The chef/ owner was friendly and service...More

1  Thank billnwendy
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Arrived just after midday for a quick lunch. Mandela's s situated in a delightful courtyard just off the main shopping street, proved to be a popular venue on this chilly day so it was a good thing we were in early. Adequate choice of eats...More

Thank Trausse
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Even the chutney's are home made. Chef/Proprietor is doing an excellent job of preparing home cooked food using local produce at reasonable prices.

Thank LeighMac38
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Needed somewhere nice & convenient for quick lunch break which is also dog friendly for our little dachshund. Chicken wrap was very nice as was the salmon stuffed with mackerel pate.

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Super lunch with a great selection of cakes and scones, found this little independent cafe in Swans Yard while shopping in Clitheroe spoilt for choice but decided on the steak and ale pie yummy but no space for pudding.

Thank izzyw6
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Always a great choice of food. Homemade cakes. Great service and reasonable price. Choice to sit outside too

Thank Geraldine W
Reviewed 27 August 2017

My friend and I have previously eaten here and it's been great but this time it was mediocre. We ordered scones with jam and cream ... I was not expecting squirty cream out of a can that disintegrates after about 3 minutes. The scones were...More

Thank VicLancashire
Reviewed 19 August 2017

A bit disappointed with my sandwich today bread wasn't very exciting just ordinary brown bread triangles . Would have been nice to have a choice of bread and more rustic. The salad had dressing already on it and contained fruit and herbs , which I...More

Thank Bossyboots54
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle Street | 3, Swan Courtyard, Clitheroe BB7 2DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Clitheroe
  • Phone Number: +44 1200 425129
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