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Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant

5-9 Church Street, Churchtown, Garstang PR3 0HT, England
+44 1995 603360
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (58 reviews)
“prawn cocktail” (14 reviews)
“pate” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
5-9 Church Street, Churchtown, Garstang PR3 0HT, England
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1 - 10 of 773 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I live local to this place and proposed to my fiancée back in March. The staff were extremely helpful and were almost as excited as I was. I have been back several times since then and the food is always top notch, it’s a bit...More

Thank d_cook88
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to the punchbowl on the recommendations of a friend and won't be returning unfortunately. Went to the bar to order a drink and was waiting 5 minutes to be acknowledged by the bar staff and I was the only person at the bar with...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 2 days ago

We called on the off chance on our way back from Kendal, it was quiet when we arrived as they had only just opened. We sat near the fire in the bar area, lovely and warm. The place soon filled up and Julie worked really...More

Thank Anne P
PunchbowlManager, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Anne thank you for your lovely review and kind words, we are pleased you enjoyed your experience here with us and we are always keen to rectify a problem straight away so our customers always leave happy. we hope to see you again soon...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Chose The Punchbowl as it was a central point to meet friends. Not been here for at least 18 years, obviously things have changed since then. We all found a very welcoming atmosphere, quick efficient service & the choice & quality of the food was...More

Thank Lollop230368
PunchbowlManager, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we are pleased you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again soon ~ Julie (assistant manager)

Reviewed 1 week ago

Returned here to this erstwhile favourite pub with a voucher sent to promote their new chef. Food was O.K. but certainly not in the same class as before. Traditional fish & chips was rather dry, flavourless batter, and small. Beef chilli made with pulled brisket...More

1  Thank Phil W
PunchbowlManager, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Phil, we take all reviews seriously no matter if its good or bad, on this occasion its a bit of a mixed bag, we are sorry your meal did not meet your expectations but hope that you will return to us soon and give...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can recommend the lite lunch menu. We only wanted one course (£7.99) but at £1 extra for a starter and £1 for a sweet it was a no brainier! I had Chicken caesar spring rolls which were beautifully presented as was the prawn cocktail my...More

1  Thank ktrim
PunchbowlManager, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for leaving us such a lovely review, your comments have been passed on to the team, we hope to see you again soon ~ Julie (assistant manager)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just enjoyed an amazing Saturday lunch at the punch bowl . I ordered the gammon and chose to have it with both the black pudding and the egg . It came beautifully presented with light fluffy chips in a mini chip basket and...More

1  Thank Stephen Q
PunchbowlManager, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a great review, we are pleased you enjoyed your experience with us and very much look forward to serving you again soon ~ Julie (assistant manager)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called in for lunch yesterday on our way back from Fleetwood with our two granddaughters, the pub is in a very attractive village, has a large car park and outside seating for nice days. Inside it is very cosy and has a lovely feel...More

1  Thank rbrooks626
PunchbowlManager, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi thank you for taking the time to write us such a lovely review, we are pleased you enjoyed your time here at the Punchbowl and look forward to seeing you again soon ~ Julie (assistant manager)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recently visited the Punchbowl for lunch with friends. We had 2 courses which were excellent value. The vegetarian choices were very good and the presentation most pleasing. I had the hanging skewer of halloumi which was delicious and looked amazingly. My meat & fish...More

1  Thank Julia G
PunchbowlManager, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Julia, thank you for leaving us a lovely review, we are pleased you enjoyed your experience with us and very much look forward to seeing and your friends again soon ~ Julie (assistant manager)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mid week lite lunches fantastic value. Great food, beer, good attentive staff. This will be a regular visit for me. The main menu looks excellent with a wide choice at great value. The lite lunch had a great choice. In a tranquil village setting, car...More

1  Thank jonnyrocks
PunchbowlManager, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Johnnyrocks, thank you for taking the time to leave us a great review, your kind comments have been passed onto the team and we very much look forward to serving you again ~ Julie (assistant manager)

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Rachael S
26 September 2017|
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Response from thorntonslack | Reviewed this property |
Yes very straightforward - turn off A6 at church town and pub is in Middle of the village with parking behind
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Rachael S
14 August 2017|
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Response from PunchbowlManager | Property representative |
Hi we have quite a few choices available to suit all tastes, starters include pate soup and prawn cocktail as well as other choices, main courses include Gammon, pie, fish and chips as well as other choices and there is a... More
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Rachael S
13 August 2017|
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Response from PunchbowlManager | Property representative |
Hi just to clarify the Lite lunches is served Monday to Saturday 12-2:30 and has a good selection to choose from. 1 course £7.99 2 courses £8.99 and 3 courses £9.99 thanks Julie (assistant manager)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$29
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-9 Church Street, Churchtown, Garstang PR3 0HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Wyre District  >  Garstang  >  Churchtown
  • Phone Number: +44 1995 603360
  • E-mail
Description
Our award-winning Punchbowl, in Churchtown, has a reputation for excellent hospitality, fantastic food and friendly dining. We really know how to look after our customers. That’s why visitors from nearby Garstang, Lancaster, and even further afield, still see the Punchbowl as their local.
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