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The Meeting House

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
British, Contemporary
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Meeting House Lane, Lancaster, England
+44 1524 848049
18:30 - 21:30
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Tue - Sun 18:30 - 21:30
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Lancaster, England, United Kingdom
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270 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Amazing meal. Service was excellent, food even more so. Worth having again were the turkey Wellington (huge chunk of white meat, with stuffing and small pastry covering). The trifle was equally excellent. All component parts of it could be tasted and it was light and very fresh. The French white wine was so good I want to buy it for... More 

Thank Jenny S
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Had the 3 course special with tea for 26 quid not cheap but a bargain for the fantastic food on offer and kindly let us use a voucher too so in effect got an even better deal .staff as always ace and lovely atmosphere

Thank lancasterman
Dumfries, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We ventured into the Meeting House for a couple of drinks to pass time waiting on train. We tried to order certain drinks but they didn't do them. So long as you stick to whats on tap or a spirit and a mixer you will be fine, just don't ask for anything slightly different. The place was fairly busy and... More 

Thank donna814
Bolton le Sands, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Visited The Meeting House twice now and both times it hasn't disappointed. Both times it has been fairly busy but as soon as we walked in, we were attended to and shown to out table quickly. Staff were very friendly and very knowledgeable when asked on about particular dishes. Very good selection of drinks including spirits, lager and soft drinks.... More 

Thank chrise27007
Bolton le Sands, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

The Meeting House is the No 1 Restaurant in Lancaster. This restaurant is fine dining, but not at the extortionate prices they ask and the small sizes they send out. The belly pork with apple puree and black pudding is out of this world, the only downfall is that it's a starter and not a main course. The lamb shank... More 

Lancaster, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Visited here with my partner and her parents, we were seated quickly but we had to wait around 10 minutes for our drinks to arrive, longer for starters and again a large wait for mains. It wasn't particularly busy and no excuses were made. The service was unfriendly and inattentive. Fortunately the food was good, but quite expensive

Thank WillGLA1
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We arrived for an impromptu meal out,fairly standard menu and slightly more expensive than a pub...Ambience,atmosphere and decor set it apart, but needs to discover the xfactor if it wants to compete, as the meal quality was little better than average.Service and surroundings were spot on however food and prices may well prevent me from returning zone time soon.

Thank lambchops2015
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

An ideal venue for an intimate wedding. Service and attention to detail were outstanding. All the staff were extremely helpful - nothing was too much trouble. The food was excellent and ideal choices for for coeliacs, vegetarians and children. The atmosphere was perfect - a great time was had by all!

Thank cwhittingham29
United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

The whole experience from start to finish was awful! The food is lazy - I order mussels in white wine sauce, I can only assume that these mussels were the £1 pack you get in Asda as they didn't have shells and I got tonnes of them, mussel soup basically. The lamb shank (£18.95!) was drowned in greasy gravy and... More 

Thank Carolonhertravels
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We always enjoy our visits to the meeting house . the food is always well cooked well presented and hot. the resturant has a good atmosphere, and the staff are always welcoming ,without being over the top.

Thank mick1barb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$41
British, Contemporary
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Meeting House Lane, Lancaster, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +44 1524 848049

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