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Old Mother Redcap

Blackburn Road, Blackburn BB1 3LS, England
+44 1254 667272
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good11%
  • Average26%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible33%
29 Sep 2017
“Poor food”
14 Aug 2017
“Waiting Staff retraining required”
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Bar, British, Pub
Blackburn Road, Blackburn BB1 3LS, England
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

If you want cheap food it’s a mint place to go, if you want good food, stay clear, carvery is average and rest of the food is very poor, stay away if you enjoy your food

Thank Kyran H
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Went for a carvery with my partner. No turkey available . So if you did not like red meat or gammon tough. This was only at 12.15 . Had to change our dessert choice too. Shame because the other food was ok. Typical carvery with...More

Thank dintymc
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We went in for breakfast and ordered with mushrooms yes please and we paid extra for latte coffee. The food was shocking no mushrooms just tomatoe juice eggs swimming in oil. All food dryed up. Plates dirty. My partner took pics we sat down the...More

Thank 195betty64
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Do not expect to be amazed you get what you pay for. Some tight miserable folk expect all the bells and whistles for a £5.00 or less . On regular trips I have seen folk complaining and being verbally abusive to the hardworking staff and...More

Thank daveyheycallmeal
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Food was not up to scratch , the place has deteriorated over the years, and the portions of meat were dismal , the waiting on staff however are very good but pity about the rest

Thank Margaret O
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Took my wife & elderly mother in law for lunch today (29/3/17) Simple order - 2x fish chips & peas plus 1 plate of nachos. Order took 45mins and 4 heated demands of staff before 2 fish arrived but no chips. Sullen waitress asked to...More

Thank malcolm h
Reviewed 28 March 2017

A very busy mothers day, there should have been more than one carver serving, the queue was horrendous !!! However Erica our waitress was very accomodating & made our visit very pleasant

Thank janetb679
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is the worst food and decor ive ever been too It used to be a nice place to eat a few years ago, so as we had not been for few years, we thought we would call round for food. Well what a...More

Thank SmartTraveller68
Management response:Responded 10 March 2017

Many apologies you were unsatisfied with your recent visit please feel free to give us a call on 01254 667272 if you would like to discuss this further.We take all reviews very seriously and appreciate all feedback

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....More

Thank dintymc
Management response:Responded 26 December 2016

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

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...More

2  Thank Paul K
Management response:Responded 14 December 2016

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$9
Bar, British, Pub
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
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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