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POND - CLOSED

Pond 9-10 Cross Street, Preston PR1 3LT, England
+44 1772 824988
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (48 reviews)
“bread” (16 reviews)
“calamari” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Spanish, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
Pond 9-10 Cross Street, Preston PR1 3LT, England
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Reviews (226)
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1 - 10 of 226 reviews

Reviewed 16 July 2016

I visited the Dukpond quite late in the evening. The decoration and music was very nice. The vegetarian dish that I ordered was tasty, but not amazing. And unfortunately that made me think that it was not worth the price. Although only five clients were...More

Thank TheGreenCupOfTea
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Stopped here by chance as I was in town a nice rustic looking tapas restaurant I came at the end of lunch they where more than happy to serve me I only ordered a flat bread and calamari. flat bread was thin crispy fresh chillies...More

Thank Bamcake
thecooksquad, General Manager at POND, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2016

Hi there, Thank you for your kind review we do appreciate it. I will pass your comments onto our team. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards Jonathan Hough General Manager

Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Ordered takeout from Pond on the 26th, as was having a night in with a friend. As always the food was amazing, allergies and dietary requirements were taken care of. I've eaten at pond many times over the last few years and every time my...More

1  Thank Michaelanyon
thecooksquad, General Manager at POND, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2016

Hi Michael Thank you for your very kind review, we do appreciate it. Thank you also for your regular custom. I will pass your comments onto our team. Kind Regards Jonathan Hough General Manager

Reviewed 4 May 2016

After reading mixed reviews we were a little apprehensive but these fears were soon quashed by an attentive, engaging but not intrusive waiting on staff. We had the 3 Tapas for £13 that included a drink and made the mistake of ordering the garlic bread....More

2  Thank Spillanebjj
thecooksquad, General Manager at POND, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2016

Hi there Thankyou for your lovely review, as a family company we appreciate all feedback. I will pass your comments on to our team. We hope to see you again. Kind Regards Jonathan Hough

Reviewed 16 March 2016

A great restaurant, been there before but not for about six months. The food was very good and enough to choose from - 9 DISHES for 3 people in the special was amazing. The food could not be praised enough for taste and quality, I...More

1  Thank Jamie B
thecooksquad, General Manager at POND, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2016

Hi Jamie Thankyou for your lovely review, I am extremely happy that you had a good time I will pass the comments on to the team. We hope to see you again. Kind Regards Jonathan Hough General Manager

Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

A large group of us went for a friends birthday. After looking at the extensive menu we decided the banquet offer (advertised as ideal for four or more £20 a head) sounded like a good option. We asked one of the staff how big the...More

1  Thank Lucy G
thecooksquad, General Manager at POND, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2016

Good Afternoon Lucy Thank you for your review as a family company we take all feedback seriously, both good and bad. As it helps us improve our performance and so we can give customers the attention and care that they need. I will now address...More

Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Been before a few times so expected great food however we decided to go around lunch time for a change and the food was warmed up left overs and you could really tell . The quality of food wasn't the same and I wasn't really...More

Thank Shan0608
thecooksquad, General Manager at POND, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2016

Good Afternoon, Thank you for your review as a family run business we take on board all feedback both positive and negative, as it helps us develop and grow our customer service and also the way we make and prepare our food. I am extremely...More

Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Went to DukPond as part of a group for a friends birthday celebrations. The drinks I have to say are pricey! The starters we had - lamb kofta and the cheese melt with chorizo were amazing! Cannot fault these! However we then had a very...More

Thank Avril M
thecooksquad, General Manager at POND, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2016

Good Evening Avril Thankyou for your review, as a family run business we appreciate all feedback both positive and negative, as it helps us evolve our customer service and food. As discussed privately via email, we have put new systems in place in order to...More

Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

It's been a while since I have been in and I must admit I have tried other tapas restaurants in the town...last night, for my brother's birthday we were welcomed back like the prodigal son! The service was excellent and the food...well let's just say...More

1  Thank Sarah H
thecooksquad, Manager at POND, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2016

Hi Sarah Thank you for your lovely email. We appreciate all feedback from our customers and we are delighted that you enjoyed your night with us and we hope to see you again soon. Thank you Caroline

Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

We have been regulars for lunch here for over the past 5 years. It's eclectic mix of Tapas is divine. My Fiancée is a vegetarian and we never have problems with the menu. One of the best restaurants I have ever been in.

Thank si_a_robinson
thecooksquad, Manager at POND, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2016

Hi, Thank you for your lovely review. We are so glad that you enjoy your visits to us. We our proud of our extensive vegetarian and vegan choices. We hope to see you soon. Regards Caroline

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Restaurant Details

Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pond 9-10 Cross Street, Preston PR1 3LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Preston
  • Phone Number: +44 1772 824988
  • E-mail
Description
A quirky bespoke tapas restaurant.. bar and deli with a difference... Serving fresh local produce with a Peruivan twist...We are allgery aware and can assist with ease...Recently Renovated with a funky bar and merged with our sister restaurant duk .... we are the perfect destination restaurant... bar and deli...Vegan...vegetarian and gluten free..
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