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Ranken Arms

) #7 of 65 Restaurants in Darwen $$ - $$$ , British,
Queen Street, Darwen BB3 3LY, England
+44 1254 701125
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (28 reviews)
“onion rings” (8 reviews)
“pie” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Queen Street, Darwen BB3 3LY, England
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1 - 10 of 194 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We've been a few times for food and always have a lovely meal. I had the steak and it was gorgeous. Couldn't say a bad word about any of it. Very friendly staff and great atmosphere.

Thank carmantt
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had an excellent meal out with the family, warm, welcoming/ friendly staff and top quality tasty food. The steak & guinness pie was delicious and we will definitely be back.

Thank Juneo61
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very friendly pub. Great food, well worth the wait, as it is cooked to order. Simon really can cook. Looking forwards to our next visit

Thank Christine W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always enjoy food at the ranken but this time was very different steak tasted out of date, all the food was poorly cooked and not the usual quality. Will not be visiting again.

Thank paul f
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just eaten here for the first time, can safely say will be back. Staff were very friendly and extremely welcoming. Food was at a very high standard and home made. We had the steak,Guinness and brie pie and the steak and kidney suet pudding both...More

Thank ruthbeau77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great hospitality and well looked after! Steak was tasty and cooked to perfection! Real chips!!! Lots of choice on the menu and specials. Perfect start to our night! Highly recommend and will be returning soon!

Thank Dannisbb19
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in for a nice meal to celebrate our 30th Wedding Anniversary and was not disappointed! As always the food was superb, probably one of the best ribeye steaks I have ever had, cooked to perfection. The onion rings are the best ever! My wife...More

Thank DeejayH87
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Went for a family meal last weekend - great service from our waiter; really attentive chef who made a fuss of our 5yr old son; food was well presented, tasty and good value; restaurant area is just far enough from the bar so that if...More

Thank 6handicapgolfer
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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

I've used the Ranken a number of times now for Buffets Good quality food served to your requirements, reasonably priced and they also cater for all differing functions. Staff are friendly and keen to please.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Absolutely outstanding quality of food. We had 150 people at our function and the Ranken Arms supplied the buffet. The feedback from every single person was 10 out 10. I really cannot stress how good this was, especially given the numbers involved. Thank you so...More

Thank Jackie H
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tracy f
4 November 2015|
Response from kartina j | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we serve food from 12pm till 8:30pm booking is advised
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Queen Street, Darwen BB3 3LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Darwen
  • Phone Number: +44 1254 701125
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