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The Sparling

807 Garstang Road, Preston PR3 5AA, England
+44 1772 860830
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“liver” (24 reviews)
“creme brûlée” (15 reviews)
“surf and turf” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
807 Garstang Road, Preston PR3 5AA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Came out for an early dinner as our favourite local restaurant was closed for the evening. We won’t be returning I’m afraid. The place was cold and several people requested heaters. The ladies loos stunk like the drains were blocked up . We waited 30...More

Thank beeC123
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a lovely meal today 17th Feb 2018. We all had the two course lunch menu and we all had the delicious soup for starters' I had the fish for main. My brother in law and husband had the liver &onions and my sister...More

Thank 187062Sandra
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My parents went here to celebrate my Dads birthday. After ordering a specific vegetarian meal, my mum received a meat version of the meal. When they discussed this with the manager, whilst they did offer to exchange this, my dad was already eating his food...More

Thank LK-1603
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went today for a lovely lunch for my birthday with exception it being valentine's Day they managed to fit us in. I had a 3 course set menu of late, thine steak on the bone cooked to perfection and we shared my sticky toffee...More

Thank 45jazzy
Laura R, Public Relations Manager at The Sparling, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review, im pleased to hear you have enjoyed your lunch with us at The Sparling. I will pass your comments onto the team who will be pleased to hear. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely time here the food is really nice highly recommend. Really nice place to and good selection of drinks

Thank Topcat1991
Laura R, Public Relations Manager at The Sparling, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely comments, its great to hear you have enjoyed your visit.. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Regards Laura

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived for the early bird to find it had been abolished and had hoped this visit would be far better than the last which was totally unacceptable ,the starters were served in good t I me but not as described by the menu as...More

Thank Piusbaines
Laura R, Public Relations Manager at The Sparling, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback im sorry to hear you have not enjoyed your recent visit to our restaurant. We do still have a lunch menu with an offer. Regards Laura

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Restaurant was busy for a mid-week Wed night with a mixture of couples and small groups. Before Christmas I had a fish pie on a ladies night out and was disappointed by the lack of fish in it. The management were brilliant and offered me...More

Thank Homeeducationfamily
Laura R, Public Relations Manager at The Sparling, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, im happy to hear we have restored your faith in our restaurant. We hope to see you again soon. Regards Laura

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We revisited this restaurant recently and found that it is still well run with a varied menu. We fully enjoyed our lunch and the staff made us very welcome.

Thank Lakesidesmw
Laura R, Public Relations Manager at The Sparling, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, im pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon. Regards Laura

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We heard The Sparling was under new management so gave it a whirl. Delighted we did! New owner is Turkish and the menu is truly Mediterranean. Some Spanish dishes, some Greek, some Turkish, and the usual English food. Very tasty indeed, well presented and delicious,...More

Thank John E
Laura R, Public Relations Manager at The Sparling, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, im pleased to hear you enjoy our menu with the Mediterranean dishes. We are hoping to introduce more dishes to our menu soon. We hope to see you again soon. Regards Laura

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had used this place couple of years ago, then stopped as food became poor. Hear that it was under new ownership, so visited again. Some meals were fine , others not . My chips tasted stale.. refried from previous day. Friends mash had dubious strands...More

Thank Lynne P
Laura R, Public Relations Manager at The Sparling, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking time to leave your feedback, i would like to assure you all dishes served are fresh. Im sorry to hear on this occasion you felt this wasn't the case. Regards Laura

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JimandDavid_12
22 July 2017|
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Response from Laura R | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi, This restaurant has completely new owners since the 4th January 2017, with no association what's so ever With previous owners.
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cbwoods73
11 April 2017|
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Response from annearmesreardon | Reviewed this property |
Would be lovely with good food and atmosphere
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Olga L
19 February 2017|
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Response from medzPNE | Reviewed this property |
No idea, it is not somewhere l will ever go again
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$32
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 807 Garstang Road, Preston PR3 5AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Preston
  • Phone Number: +44 1772 860830
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