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The Sparling

807 Garstang Road, Preston PR3 5AA, England
+44 1772 860830
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“liver” (24 reviews)
“creme brûlée” (15 reviews)
“surf and turf” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
807 Garstang Road, Preston PR3 5AA, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

we went here for our 50th wedding anniversary lovely place to eat in .I had T bone starke it was cooked to perfection , but I had chips with it THEY WERE AWFUL TASTELESS AND HAD BEEN COOKED POSSIBLE THE DAY BE FORE ,when I...More

Thank royseventy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely lunch here for my birthday, its a great convenient location for us to get to , good parking, the restaurant is very clean and with stylish decor , everyone was very freindly and the sevice snd food were great , would definitely...More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend went on a trip to the Sparling at the weekend. Beautiful restaurant. I had The Sparling chicken as a main, it was delicious!! Portions definitely reflect the prices! Service with a smile and nothing ever too much! Great atmosphere too. Would...More

Thank mrb2708
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

been to this restaurant 5 or 6 times and have yet to have a poor meal , the service you get is very good and the food is of a good quality always served hot and tasty can get busy at certain times but you...More

Thank john s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked our table at 5.45pm on the 3rd March for our meal at 8.15pm. This is the third time we’ve been to the Sparling so we were expecting a very nice evening as before. The restaurant was not full with quite a few empty...More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic service, and amazing food. I couldn’t fault on anything, be sure to try the gin too

Thank PatA63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came out for an early dinner as our favourite local restaurant was closed for the evening. We won’t be returning I’m afraid. The place was cold and several people requested heaters. The ladies loos stunk like the drains were blocked up . We waited 30...More

Thank beeC123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal today 17th Feb 2018. We all had the two course lunch menu and we all had the delicious soup for starters' I had the fish for main. My brother in law and husband had the liver &onions and my sister...More

Thank 187062Sandra
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My parents went here to celebrate my Dads birthday. After ordering a specific vegetarian meal, my mum received a meat version of the meal. When they discussed this with the manager, whilst they did offer to exchange this, my dad was already eating his food...More

1  Thank LK-1603
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went today for a lovely lunch for my birthday with exception it being valentine's Day they managed to fit us in. I had a 3 course set menu of late, thine steak on the bone cooked to perfection and we shared my sticky toffee...More

Thank 45jazzy
Laura R, Public Relations Manager at The Sparling, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, im pleased to hear you have enjoyed your lunch with us at The Sparling. I will pass your comments onto the team who will be pleased to hear. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards

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23 July 2017|
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Response from Laura R | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi, This restaurant has completely new owners since the 4th January 2017, with no association what's so ever With previous owners.
12 April 2017|
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Response from annearmesreardon | Reviewed this property |
Would be lovely with good food and atmosphere
Olga L
20 February 2017|
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Response from medzPNE | Reviewed this property |
No idea, it is not somewhere l will ever go again
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 807 Garstang Road, Preston PR3 5AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Preston
  • Phone Number: +44 1772 860830
  • E-mail
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