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The Continental

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South Meadow Lane | Preston, Preston PR1 8JP, England
+44 1772 499425
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Today
12:00 - 23:15
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 12:00 - 23:15
Tue 12:00 - 23:30
Wed 12:00 - 23:15
Thu 12:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:45
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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service and food. I had a pork trio special was truly delicious and filling washed down with some real ale. A fine evening.

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Thank crazykipper
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fab food, brilliant beer selection. The service is always bob on. Never had a bad meal, the garden is perfect on a nice day. Can't recommend highly enough

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Thank RebeccaLeach
Preston
2 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We come regularly,,, food is better than average However never has the food come quickly and today they made the excuse they had over cooked the salmon It will sadly be our last time for a while Basically unless they speed the kitchen , the quality is irrelevant

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Thank Kgm7977
Preston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After hearing good reviews about The Continental I was only left disappointed. I have nothing but positive feedback about the food as it was all presented beautifully and tasted brilliant. However the service was shocking. First of all the wait for our order to be taken I found strange as it took 15 minutes when there was only 2 of... More 

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Thank Nicola C
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good reasonably priced food with a friendly service. A nice selection of local beers and a jolly atmosphere, kids and pets welcome. A really nice place to have a meal and a pint after a walk in Avenham park. Worth a visit but be careful as it gets busy

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Thank Stubowler
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always dropping in here for a beer when walking dog and what a great selection they have. Had two meals here in last two weeks and both were excellent. A few Sundays ago we had the Sunday roast special which came with the nicest and tastiest selection of veg we have ever had. Last night we met some friends for... More 

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Thank Karl H
somerset
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If I lived in Preston I'd be here almost every night. Great food, amazing beer and some top music evenings. Just how a pub should be, faultless !

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Thank eastchinnockcider
Preston, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited on the day after Boxing day. Timed our sales shopping to coincide with the opening time of 12 noon. Ordered the fantastic sandwich and soup deal which is a bargain at £7.50. The sandwiches are always served on gorgeous bread with plentiful fillings. The soup is always tasty and satisfying. The waiters come to your table and are... More 

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Thank jcor444
Preston, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent staff .Good food.Excellent beer and variety with lovely guest ales. Dogs welcome in the snug. Staff are excellent. Superb acts and bands doing gigs here Best pub in Preston by a mile

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Thank Binglebopper
Lisa R, General Manager at The Continental, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, all the staff work exceptionally hard to ensure that customers enjoy their time at The Continental. Kind regards Lisa More 

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend found this establishment for my 33rd birthday meal. She did well. Walking in you think of it as any normal pub, getting further in and you see the restaurant side. Food was absolutely beautiful, even cater for gluten free, service was lovely, blonde girl was bubbly and very helpful, questioned her about the torte which was answered very... More 

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Thank Craig V
Lisa R, General Manager at The Continental, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, glad you found us and you enjoyed your birthday! Sorry if it was a bit cold, will definitely look into that. Kind regards Lisa More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:15
Monday
12:00 - 23:15
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:15
Thursday
12:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 00:45
Saturday
12:00 - 00:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Meadow Lane | Preston, Preston PR1 8JP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Preston
  • Phone Number: +44 1772 499425

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