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Spread Eagle

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59 Off a, Sawley BB7 4NH, England
+44 1200 441202
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Preston, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to see Dan Browns Inferno at the Spread Eagle in Sawley near Clitheroe on Lancashire. They do a dine and Cinema night about once a month, we visited the place a couple of months ago and booked for this film as we had wanted to see it. We were staying at a cottage (Horseshoe Cottage) nearby so we thought... More 

Thank Michael B
Lancs, England
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last minute decision to go out for lunch - probably around 15 miles from home - Spread Eagle at Sawley. Been here before, but not recently, and not before for lunch. Welcoming staff, cosy table for two in the bar area. Warm atmosphere. Food - pleasant, perhaps rather expensive - and definitely under-seasoned !! One nibbles, one starter, one small... More 

Thank Whewell
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If, on a squally winters day, you walk into a pub with a great selection of hand-drawn ales, a warm welcome and a black Labrador, then you know you're on to a winner. To be fair, the Labrador was a guest rather than part of the pub, but still, it all added to a great ambience. We were shown effortlessly... More 

Thank AndypipUk
Leigh, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited the Spread Eagle a few times now while staying at a local caravan site. Each time the food has been superb! This week we had the fish and chip deal as it was Wednesday. Beautiful homemade tomato soup for starter followed by fish (crispy and not greasy) chips, mushy peas and tartar sauce. We finished off with... More 

Thank Cag-n-Co
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasant location with professional and courteous staff. Food was very good chorizo and tiger prawn followed by Lancashire platter good selection of cheese and what appeared to be home made pickles - pickled egg was excellent.

Thank Andrew M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Food lovely, good value. Service a bit slow but there were quite busy but staff seemed to hang around the bar rather than waking around the dining area. Would visit again

Thank dolce540
Blackburn, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Had a late Sunday lunch and have to say the food, particularly the roast, was very good. Sadly I have to agree with other reviewers who found the service lacking. We were shown to our table and then ignored. We had to find someone to take our drinks order and then again for the food order. When someone finally came... More 

1 Thank berniesandy
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

We have never been disappointed at the Spread Eagle the food is excellent quality well presented and the staff are helpful and most pleasant. Try the Fish and Chips for £5.00 on Wednesdays but ring first

Thank afd58
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Me and my husband visited The Spread Eagle this afternoon for lunch, the food was good but the service was terrible. We ordered soup, salad, chips sandwich each. We needed to get the menu ourself waited at least 15 mins and no one come to take our order. Served the food but no knife,fork and spoon we asked for it... More 

1 Thank SUNNY D
nitramYorkshire, General Manager at Spread Eagle, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and taking the time to write a review, I am sorry that you found service slow and that you had to ask for cutlery, we don't leave our menus out, we hand them out personally to ensure we know who is sitting where and how long people have been waiting, the day you came in... More 

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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

great dinner there today, excellent food, would eat there again, my husband loved the fish, i had musels, fantastic, my grandson had the burger, all food fresh

Thank Angela B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Off a, Sawley BB7 4NH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Sawley
  • Phone Number: +44 1200 441202

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?