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Parkers Arms

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Hall Gate Hill, Newton-in-Bowland, Clitheroe BB7 3DY, England
+44 1200 446236
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Today
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 20:30
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Sun 12:30 - 18:30
Wed - Fri 12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 20:30
Sat 12:30 - 21:00
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Can't say enough good things about this place! Lovely setting in the Trough of Bowland, the staff are always really friendly and welcoming. The partridge I had was really great, so tasty!

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1 Thank Craig A
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We are two couples who always feel we should at least attempt a reasonable walk in 'The Trough of Bowland' . Five years ago after a five mile hike we found a gem of a place in Parkers Arms and on our latest visit last weekend we still feel the same. Always a lovely welcome from AJ his sister and... More 

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1 Thank CathnCol
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went in for a quick drink and to check the venue out for a potential wedding venue... nice cosy place. The owner wanted to cut us up and put us in a pie and to serve us with chunky chip, however a few people were at the bar and he said that they would be witnesses if we went missing...... More 

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Thank Marc W
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Parkers Arms for a late Sunday lunch. We had booked a tables and were put in a sun room / conservatory that was very cold. The service was very slow. The food was good and the landlord very friendly. I think if we had been in the main bar area where the fire was then it would have... More 

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Thank 123elizjo
Sabden, null, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went today for a bite to eat after a long walk with my family, we have not been for a while. The pub was I am glad to say what I class a great English country pub with no pretence or snobbery, welcoming and the fires lit! The food however wasn't typical pub grub it had an edge of class... More 

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3 Thank Emma D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at 5 to be met by AJ behind the bar. Fantastic beer, wine, service and food. The Sunday roast was especially good.

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3 Thank Mark B
rossendale
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Came across this lovely food pub. Fabulous home made food using the best of ingredients. Very friendly and welcoming staff. Would definitely eat here again.

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3 Thank christinemcdo83
Burnley, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

If you could capture the ambiance & atmosphere of the Parkers i'm sure they would easily sell bottles of it . We have visited twice a year for the past 4 years & its always a real treat for us . Landlord & staff are great , the location is stunning & the food is very obviously home made .... More 

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3 Thank z4wilks
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We dined here on New Year's Day as a party of 6 to celebrate an engagement. We were greeted very warmly by mine host, a lovely character. Service of drinks was swift, as was the subsequent delivery of menus and taking of orders. Everyone enjoyed the food they had ordered. We were spoilt for choice by the extent of options... More 

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3 Thank sylvnott
Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Another fantastic lunch at this wonderful pub/restaurant. The food as always was excellent - the mushroom parfait literally melts in your mouth and the game pie was delicious. Whatever you choose you will not be disappointed. As always the service and ambience was great. After every visit we always say the same... we must go more often.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$29
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 18:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 20:30
Thursday
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 20:30
Friday
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 20:30
Saturday
12:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hall Gate Hill, Newton-in-Bowland, Clitheroe BB7 3DY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Clitheroe  >  Newton-in-Bowland
  • Phone Number: +44 1200 446236
Description
A contemporary country inn with its fair share of history, The Parkers Arms is located just outside of Clitheroe in the prettily sleepy village of Newton in Bowland where, so we���re told ���you can hear the grass grow���. The beautifully traditional whitewashed inn, hung with colourful baskets of flowers and lined with parasol shaded outdoor tables, invites guests in with the promise of glorious regional food and a relaxed but sophisticated atmosphere ��� both of which it delivers in spades. The cuisine is rightfully British, with a few global treats of course, based on local and seasonal ingredients cooked using creativity and imagination as well as a little tradition too (and speaking of tradition we absolutely insist you try the fantastic Sunday roast here at The Parkers Arms). Pints of good local ales are joined by delicious wines from all over the globe, so whether you���re resting after a bracing dog walk or celebrating a special occasion, The Parkers Arms has not only the food but the drink to suit too. Indeed, balancing modern and classic style, informal and efficient service and relaxed and special food, The Parkers Arms appears to have created what could quite easily be the perfect local inn.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?