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Old Mother Redcap

Bar, British, Pub
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Blackburn Road, Blackburn BB1 3LS, England
+44 1254 667272
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08:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:30
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76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Had carvery but was rather dry and selection was limited regarding some veg and potatoes. They were tipped up a little later. No stuffing for the turkey. No gravy. Will visit again in the new year just to see if it was a one off. Value for money otherwise.

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Thank dintymc
Management response:

Many thanks for your constructive feedback.Apologies that you did not experience us at our best .We hope you will give us another try. All the best More 

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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

With work I eat out a lot. In the past week I have had three carveries, the mother redcap is awful compared to others. Let me just be clear, the place is nice. The staff were nice. The food was awful. Turkey that I am fairly certain was so dry you could use it to sole your shoes. Veg that... More 

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1 Thank Paul K
Management response:

Many thanks for your constructive feedback.Apologies that we failed you on this occassion More 

Lancashire England
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45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Terrible place. Looks nice enough but even at £4.50 the carvery was over priced. All the food was barely Luke warm, the beef I couldn't cut never mind chew, the gammon was dry and stringy and the veg just plain awful. There isn't any chance I will ever return ....... Found out after the locals call it "old mother red... More 

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Thank reveclipse
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Many thanks for your feedback More 

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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Not a bad venue for a drink on the way home from work but a cheap and nasty carvery. Will never eat there again

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Thank William F
Management response:

Thanks for taking the time to leave us feedback More 

1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Great bright clean pub Barmaid was polite and attentive Food was really good especially for the price The rest of the staff were very quiet and tbh looked like they'd been on a bender and this was the last place they wanted to be But that aside i would recommend and will be back

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1 Thank kyeransaurin
Management response:

Many thanks for your feedback your points have been taken on board. we look forward to seeing you again soon More 

Blackburn, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Visited this week, simply because we had a voucher as a result of a dismal experience in a same group car very nearby. deliberately went at busy time as food is fresher when " moving". waited quite a while as menu has been complicated by fish and other non- car very items - a contradiction. however, food was fresh hot... More 

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Thank 530lesterh
Management response:

Many thanks for your feedback and we look forward to seeing you again soon More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Called again after easter. Not changed, food was just luke warm. Standards are still the same with no customer engagement. Shame really............

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Thank Stellyrichy C
Management response:

Thank you for your feedback and we will investigate your comments. More 

Bury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Attended with group about 25 strong deaf people at lunchtime on a Wednesday. All ordered separately and were dealt with efficiently and quickly and with patience Admittedly, the food is not high end but then, neither are the prices.

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Thank SandyAL2014
Management response:

Many thanks for your feedback and we hope to see you all again soon More 

Lancashire, England
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

What can you expect for its money? Cheap price cheap results.. coke was flat but changed it straight away.

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Thank carlsumner1102
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Thank you for your feedback More 

Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Been a couple of times before and although not the best carvery couldn't complain. Today it was cold. The meat was very dry and veg was tasteless. Drinks are very overpriced and I asked for a black coffee with a drop of cold milk on the side but the waitress decided to to add the milk herself. Just did not... More 

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Thank Susan R
Management response:

Thank you for your constructive feedback and many apologies that your were unsatisfied More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$9
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:30
Monday
08:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:30
Thursday
08:00 - 21:30
Friday
08:00 - 21:30
Saturday
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blackburn Road, Blackburn BB1 3LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Blackburn
  • Phone Number: +44 1254 667272

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