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“Fabulous, friendly country pub”

The White Bull, Ribchester
Ranked #2 of 4 Restaurants in Ribchester
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$41
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Description: 1707 Country Pub situated in the Roman Village of Ribchester. Newly refurbished with a fantastic beer garden outback looking over the Roman bath house. Fresh food using locally sourced produce. Serving Cask Ales & local Gins. Three ensuite rooms newly refurbished as well. A great area for the outdoors which makes us Family & Dog friendly.
Reviewed 22 November 2021 via mobile

We called in for lunch at the White Bull having been to the local museum. We were so glad we did.

We were greeted by Chris as we entered and the visit just got better and better. The staff were all very friendly and helpful and the barman (sorry, didn’t catch your name) was keen to give us a taste of the various draught beers available which was much appreciated. Really enjoyed the 61 Deep, which tastes even better on draught.

The food was amazing and my daughter was thrilled to find that there was a large gluten free menu available (shame The Ivy, Asia don’t follow in your footsteps). The selection was superb and generous portions.

We all had a fantastic meal and really chilled out next to the log fire which made it very difficult to leave.

If we are ever back near Ribchester we will make a point of returning to the White Bull.

Thanks to everyone for making our visit so enjoyable.

Date of visit: November 2021
Thank AlisonB492
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Reviewed 22 November 2021 via mobile

Called in for lunch a wet Saturday and we’re warmly welcomed. What an amazing friendly team. A really cosy pub, with a welcoming atmosphere.
Local beers on tap great selection of spirits, the staff know what they are talking about.
The food is local sourced and caters for every taste and the portions are good too. You won’t leave hungry. As we were staying in Ribchester we came back for Sunday lunch and we’re not disappointed either. What a fabulous pub.

Date of visit: November 2021
Thank Marcrich66
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Reviewed 5 November 2021 via mobile

Amazing place. Every single member of staff was friendly and welcoming, the pub is very oldy worldy and the atmosphere is one that I would return time and time to experience.
Food was excellent (pie day Wednesday) but what made this so special for us is that the sign "dogs and muddy boots welcome" isn't just a statement- my dog was made to feel really welcome with fuss, treats and water
If youre in the area, especially if exploring with dogs - do not miss this place

Date of visit: November 2021
Thank susanjhampson
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Reviewed 12 September 2021 via mobile

From start to finish. A great menu. Great service. Friendly staff.
We had steak and salad, beautifully cooked and balanced according to requirements.
Haddock and chips. With a lovely batter. Well cooked chips. No silly ramekins packed with peas. A bloody great ramekin filled with great tartare sauce.
Just lovely. Thank you all.

Date of visit: September 2021
Thank Richard H
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Reviewed 6 September 2021

We ate here over the weekend, the staff were exceptional, friendly, informative and helpful.
I would have given it 5 star if the wine was a bit more reasonably priced. £8.49 for a large Chardonnay I think is expensive. The food was excellent, tasty and reasonably priced. Would I return?
100% YES
Keep up the good work, the barman is an excellent ambassador for your business

Date of visit: September 2021
3  Thank PaverPete
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