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The Continental

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South Meadow Lane | Preston, Preston PR1 8JP, England
+44 1772 499425
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Today
12:00 - 00:45
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 12:00 - 23:15
Tue 12:00 - 23:30
Wed 12:00 - 23:15
Thu 12:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:45
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a spur of the moment trip to the continental for food, initially only coming in for a beer with the plan being to move in to Preston but the menu caught our eye. We had pate and potato cake to start. The pate was amazing and I was very jealous of his choice. My potato cake was lovely... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a Sunday evening, the place was pretty busy which is always a good sign. Menu is slightly confusing in my opinion and took a long while for anyone to take our order. When my starter arrived, a beef croquette it was very plain the best thing about the dish was the jalepeno mayo which was great. Had the... More 

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Thank silverfish88
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Orderd continental sunday roast only to find out pork was hard aswell as vegetables what came with it, also orderd rump steak with mushrooms.. rump steak was blob of fat over cooked and mushrooms undercooked what about that for spending 50quid

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Thank rebecca t
Preston, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely lunch here today. The service was a bit slow but it was very busy and not a problem. We were told the kitchen would have a delay on the food when we arrived. I chose the vegetable and chickpea curry with black rice. It was very tasty. The best part was the dessert. A trio of... More 

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Thank Wendy L
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34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited from out of town for Friday night gig Bit out of the way but only £4 taxi from centre Lots of space, busy with a mix of clientele Gig venue small but good Staff friendly, barman very helpfully ordered taxi for us- thanks! Good choice of drinks

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Thank Danielprince
Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had 3 course meal here a few Sundays ago. Lived in Preston 4 years but first visit Here, should have came earlier. Great location just outside of the park. Most delicious and inventive starters ever had. Mine was chicken salad and gaugomole wrapped in Parma ham was so different and yummy and beautifully presented. My mam had a massage be... More 

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Thank ellensimmonds
Preston, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and food. I had a pork trio special was truly delicious and filling washed down with some real ale. A fine evening.

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Thank crazykipper
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Fab food, brilliant beer selection. The service is always bob on. Never had a bad meal, the garden is perfect on a nice day. Can't recommend highly enough

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Thank RebeccaLeach
Preston
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We come regularly,,, food is better than average However never has the food come quickly and today they made the excuse they had over cooked the salmon It will sadly be our last time for a while Basically unless they speed the kitchen , the quality is irrelevant

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Thank Kgm7977
Preston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

After hearing good reviews about The Continental I was only left disappointed. I have nothing but positive feedback about the food as it was all presented beautifully and tasted brilliant. However the service was shocking. First of all the wait for our order to be taken I found strange as it took 15 minutes when there was only 2 of... More 

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Thank Nicola C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:15
Monday
12:00 - 23:15
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:15
Thursday
12:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 00:45
Saturday
12:00 - 00:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Meadow Lane | Preston, Preston PR1 8JP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Preston
  • Phone Number: +44 1772 499425

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?