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The Derby Arms

) #46 of 429 Restaurants in Preston $$ - $$$ , British,
Church Road | Kirkham, Preston PR4 3SH, England
+44 1772 683705
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (14 reviews)
“fish pie” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Church Road | Kirkham, Preston PR4 3SH, England
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1 - 10 of 401 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Just spent a really enjoyable evening in this great local pub. I had the Sunday roast beef which was exceptional. Our friends were delighted with their choices including the steak and ale pie and the belly pork. Friendly and welcoming just like a pub should...More

Thank RIB999
Reviewed 5 days ago

As locals we have visited this pub many times over the years when it was a firm favourite with us. Good food, ale & atmosphere was always guaranteed. Sadly, this has not been the case for some time now and yesterday was no exception. We...More

1  Thank Coulby_69
Management response:Responded yesterday

Hi We are so sorry to here you were unhappy with your recent visit, our aim is to ensure all our customers are happy with both service and food. Myself and husband who is the chef would love to welcome you back as our guest...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So please to see a new couple running this village gem as a family pub. Plenty of people just in for a Saturday pint and the chef clearly knows his stuff. The homemade spring rolls, fish cakes and steak pie in particular were exceptional. Good...More

2  Thank David B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oh dear what a shame, what was once the place to go to eat for good , reasonably priced food or something a little special , was dark,quiet and unwelcoming the beer wasn't good the menu even less appealing come on robinsons get this little...More

1  Thank wingle_10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As nearby residents, we have been regulars at this pub/restaurant for the past five years or so except when we have been driven away by the bad management. Robinsons had BVI running this pub for a while about 2 years ago. We had to give...More

Thank DianeG1967
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Love this pub. Great staff and locals . Always a warm welcome. The landlord is fab and price of drinks is good

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Went for Sunday lunch on 21st May following the Derby Arms being recommended. The Sunday roast my wife and I looked forward to was awful. The beef you couldn't cut. I just kept pushing the plate around the table! The waitress came back and asked...More

1  Thank Huddy123
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

As soon as my Sunday lunch was placed on the table I said " they've got a new chef" my roast beef dinner was inedible. My husband had steak & chips his was ok . Will not be dining here anytime soon. Please please get...More

1  Thank Louise S
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

i have been down south on a visit to see my lovely sister and brother in law and cousins from l.a.america.it was great but after having poncy southern supposedley lager came back day early.after 260 miles it was lovely to have a great pint of...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Invited for a friends christening, pub was quite busy upon arrival & felt staffing was inadequate for such a large group, waited over 5 minutes to be served & not in the right order with staff serving new arrivals before those that had been there...More

Thank SharonJT67
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
61kitty
why does it stop taking orders for food so early on sundays?
7 November 2016|
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Response from Mcaine | Reviewed this property |
I honestly don't know. We went during the week so can't comment, sorry!
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sue s
mothers day
13 March 2015|
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Response from sue s |
how good is the food
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Road | Kirkham, Preston PR4 3SH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Preston
  • Phone Number: +44 1772 683705
  • E-mail
Description
The Derby Arms is a rather handsome partially thatched pub set in the tranquil rural village of Treales near Preston, Lancashire.Inside you’ll find open fires, old beams and a great big bar plus the odd twist or two that befits the quirkiness of this beautiful countryside pub. We are proud to offer freshly-made, locally-sourced food combined with table service with a range of cask ales and hand selected wines.
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