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Th'owd Tithe Barn

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Church Street, Garstang PR3 1PA, England
+44 1995 604486
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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431 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Been here many years ago and decided to drop in for lunch on the way to Barton Grange. As it was a nice sunny day, we opted to sit outside. I popped in for drinks before ordering food. Well, if there is a way of making you feel unwelcome the barman/ landlord certainly had the knack. A quick "hello, what... More 

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Blackpool Lancashire
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59 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely location on the canal, a few minutes off the A6 near to Garstang. With so many pubs nowadays opting for ultra modern revamps with gassy lagers and trendy menus, it's good to see the retention of an old village pub. Little has changed here over the years, and the place has a wonderful charm and attention to traditional values.... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok a bit smash and grab standard menu nothing special . I went to this place many times years ago when it had a lovely long table and loads of atmosphere , this is gone . All tAbles now crammed in both inside and out ... nothing special , I felt like I was just another punter wanting average quick... More 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is brilliant but not cheap but the atmosphere in this barn is just amazing and ice creams are a joy

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Thank lancasterman
MitchellsofLanc, Manager at Th'owd Tithe Barn, responded to this review

Hello lancasterman Wow we love top ratings! Thank you. Please come and visit again soon - ice creams standing by.... More 

Lancashire, England
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43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a bar meal here last week, really enjoyed our food. Beers were good too, would eat here again if we return to Garstang.

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Thank lorraibenn
MitchellsofLanc, Manager at Th'owd Tithe Barn, responded to this review

Hi lorraibenn Thanks for the great review - we certainly hope you do return to Garstang and visit us again soon. More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasant canal side eatery. Good food and good selection of ales. Inside eating area very ordinary but outside tables adjacent to canal basin very popular.

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Thank essarem
MitchellsofLanc, Manager at Th'owd Tithe Barn, responded to this review

Hi essarem Many thanks for leaving a great review. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Glossop, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called here last Friday evening and first impressions were good. However, the restaurant is a little odd. You feel like you are in a lovely old building but then the restaurant part feels like an open kitchen. The food was presented well but the quality was average. The service was good, all the staff very pleasant. We didn't have... More 

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Thank Boston3360
MitchellsofLanc, Manager at Th'owd Tithe Barn, responded to this review

Hello Boston3360 Thanks for the review. I'll pass on your comments to our team who pride themselves on being attentive and friendly. More 

Bury, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice setting over looking the canal. Ordered a few snacks to share very small portions. Nice small bar area inside.

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Thank Sue H
MitchellsofLanc, Manager at Th'owd Tithe Barn, responded to this review

Hi Sue H Thanks for the review. We like to think we offer great value for money here however we are pleased that you enjoyed the setting. Call again soon. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took Eric out to celebrate his 84th birthday and revisited Th'Owd Tithe Barn for the first time in a couple of decades. The sun had filled most of the outside tables overlooking the Lancaster Canal, but Eric preferred to sit inside. The beer was good and the food order was taken quickly. Starters were garlic mushrooms (Eric) and shared... More 

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Thank frandango
MitchellsofLanc, Manager at Th'owd Tithe Barn, responded to this review

Hello frandango Thanks for leaving a great review - do leave room for pudding next time...we donate 25p with every dessert to CancerCare our local charity. Looking forward to welcoming you and Eric back here! More 

Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always used to come here for lunch and always liked it but for one reason or another, we havnt been in a while. Went today for lunch and it was really really good. Perfect comforting meal for a rainy day. I had the lamb suet pudding with chips and veg. Couldn't fault it. Will definitely be make our trips... More 

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Thank samdavies2222
MitchellsofLanc, Manager at Th'owd Tithe Barn, responded to this review

Hi Samdavies2222 What a lovely review - thank you! The new menus will be out soon but don't leave it until then to visit us again! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street, Garstang PR3 1PA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Garstang
  • Phone Number: +44 1995 604486
Description
Dating back as early as 1710, The Tithe Barn is a charming and characterful inn situated in the bustling market town of Garstang, adjacent to the River Wyre. Originally a post medieval tithe barn for storing grain and corn, the pub today offers a large range of high quality dishes alongside extensive portfolio of cask conditioned ales, fine wines, spirits and continental bottled beers. Our Head Chef and his team at the Tithe Barn have carefully sourced the best of this season's produce to ensure everything on our menu is grown, reared, caught, picked or churned by one of our local food suppliers within a twenty mile radius. We have sourced quality, fresh ingredients from the best local producers to lovingly create these dishes for you. So relax, make your choice and enjoy!

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