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Fence Gate Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
560 Wheatley Lane Road | Fence, Burnley BB12 9EE, England
+44 1282 618101
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good25%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fish platter” (8 reviews)
“steak” (34 reviews)
“mash” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
560 Wheatley Lane Road | Fence, Burnley BB12 9EE, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Sloppy cheese pie with plastic trimmings. Staff said oh yeah where was it. i left with a feeling of whatever who cares from them.

2  Thank andrewhandpaulas
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Unless you’ve come as a table of 10 they will treat you as if your invisible, had to go and ask someone to serve us after 30 minutes of waiting. Food was very average at best, I did get a battered brocolli with my main...More

3  Thank Jess B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered the steak sandwich with French mustard sauce. The steak was cooked well but the baguette was frozen then baked I suspect. It was also quite small. The French mustard wasn’t my idea of French mustard but a mustard flavoured mayonnaise. The salad was...More

2  Thank Pauline S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fence Gate Sunday roast is one of the best i have tasted with the beef succulent and Yorkshire pudding massive , it is even served with home made horseradish sauce as the saying goes taste the difference . Well worth the visit,excellent food ,good service...More

Thank _hkholder60
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined as a large group stopping in the hotel over the road. Therefore met in the bar before dining in the brasserie. I think the bar area has a separate menu to choose from. Cask beer kept well, and an astounding gin selection were...More

Thank handif
Keeley B, Director of Sales at Fence Gate Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review. I am really pleased your party enjoyed our hospitality at Fence Gate and your stay at The Lodge. I will certainly pass your comments on to the team. I hope we can look forward to welcoming you back sometime...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely bar snack here recently. Attentive staff and good food. Very pleasant set up. Would recommend

Thank dallydally235
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On Tuesday 2nd October 2018 I visited the fence gate mid afternoon, a lovely young man was working hard behind the bar and nothing was too much trouble. A lady then appeared who apparently is the owners daughter and started yelling at the barman over...More

8  Thank Trail667621
Keeley B, Director of Sales at Fence Gate Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

In the wonderful world of hospitality we work on an open platform and welcome reviews from various medias. We will always accept constructive criticism from true reviews, however it is difficult to respond to reviews which have been exaggerated and are a misrepresentation of events....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Saturday evening for a meal reserved in the restaurant at 8.30pm. We arrived at 8pm and at 8.30pm we were told our table wasn't ready. The table was prepared for 9pm which to be honest was rather annoying. The restaurant was heaving and...More

8  Thank whatnoname
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beef sandwich was delicious and tender and nicely presented. The staff are friendly and efficient

Thank HazelNut963
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came for lunch yesturday it was fairly busy but staff were very helpfull and seated us drinks and food wasnt too much of a wait girls were very attentive and smiling when walking past even singing from time to time which made us laugh food...More

Thank mrsgent1
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Questions & Answers
Rod M
18 July 2017|
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Response from Keeley B | Property representative |
Hi, We have recently opened the Fence Gate Lodge, which has 24 rooms. if you would like more information please call 01282 509555
3 August 2015|
Response from Keeley B | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Yes you are welcome to just have a drink at Fence Gate rather than dine. We have a lovely cosy bar and outdoor seating area where you can make yourself comfortable and enjoy drinks. We are open... More
11 February 2015|
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Response from Pauline B | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do serve food on saturday but as everyone has already said you do need to book.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 560 Wheatley Lane Road | Fence, Burnley BB12 9EE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Burnley
  • Phone Number: +44 1282 618101
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