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Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Churchtown €€ - €€€ , British,
5-9 Church Street, Churchtown, Garstang PR3 0HT, England
+44 1995 603360
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (60 reviews)
“pie” (24 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Service
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LOCATION
5-9 Church Street, Churchtown, Garstang PR3 0HT, England
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1 - 10 of 740 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My sister invited me and my husband for a lunchtime treat, so we had a run out to the countryside and chose the Punchbowl and I'm so glad we did. The choice of food was excellent and the ingredients are all locally sourced. The cauliflower...More

Thank Mandy K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited here for lunch yesterday & it was beautiful! We'd been here before for an evening meal - which was fantastic! We decided to opt for the 2 or 3 course lite lunch option which is £7.99 for 1 course, £8.99 for 2 courses &...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Took my family out to celebrate my son's A Level results for a light lunch. The food , service and ambiance was excellent. Thank you for making a special day extra special.xxx

Thank topiary7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Met up with friends for lunch. Checked TripAdvisor; the reviews were excellent and they were absolutely right. The staff were first class, particularly mention here for Julie and Jules. The food was varied, beautifully prepared, real quality, but also great value. Thank you.More

1  Thank Julian B
PunchbowlManager, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Julian, Thank you for taking the time to leave us this lovely review, we are pleased you enjoyed your experience with us, enjoying great food along side "first class" service. It was lovely to meet you all yesterday, we hope you can visit us...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff are very efficient and friendly which is good for business. The draft beer is well kept. The lunch menu has something for everyone.

1  Thank CaravannersDandK
PunchbowlManager, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to leave us this lovely review, we are pleased you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again soon. ~ Julie (assistant manager)

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband booked for my birthday meal,on arrival the team knew it was my birthday and greeted me by saying happy birthday,our table had pink balloons and a birthday card on it,brilliant service though out the meal ,food was cooked spot on to our liking...More

1  Thank Fay W
PunchbowlManager, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Fay, Thank you for taking the time to write us such a lovely review, we are pleased you enjoyed your Birthday meal with us, your kind comments have been passed on to the team. We hope to see you again very soon and once...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent choice, very good food and excellent service. Definitely a big improvement after the last time we visited the establishment. Highly recommended

2  Thank Nigel S
PunchbowlManager, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Nigel, thank you for taking the time to write us such a lovely review, we are pleased you enjoyed your experience all round with us and very much look forward to seeing you again soon ~ Julie (assistant manager)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I discovered this lovely little bistro as we made a diversion to visit St Helens church in Churchtown. As we passed ten Punchbowl I noted the waiter delivering to waiting diners at an outside table a pie in a white enamel pot...More

1  Thank Ian M
PunchbowlManager, General Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Ian for such a great review. It was a pleasure meeting you and we hope to see you soon. Kind Regards Brandon & The Punchbowl Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant service. Very well presented and amazingly cooked food. Will definitely be returning. The steak burgers are to die for. Lovely atmosphere.

Thank Chris K
PunchbowlManager, General Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Chris for your brilliant feedback. We hope to see you again very soon. Kind Regards Brandon & The Punchbowl Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate there Saturday 26th. I was disappointed with the cheese and onion pie. There wasn't much filing maybe 8 pieces of potato some onion and a lot of cheese sauce that was quite bland. You can't really eat the sauce unless you ask for...More

1  Thank tj0nes123
PunchbowlManager, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi tj0nes, we take all reviews seriously no matter if they are good or bad, this review is a bit of a mixed bag, I have passed your comments on to our chefs about the pie and they will be dealing with that, I am...More

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Rachael S
13 August 2017|
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Response from PunchbowlManager | Property representative |
Hi we have quite a few choices available to suit all tastes, starters include pate soup and prawn cocktail as well as other choices, main courses include Gammon, pie, fish and chips as well as other choices and there is a... More
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Rachael S
12 August 2017|
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Response from PunchbowlManager | Property representative |
Hi just to clarify the Lite lunches is served Monday to Saturday 12-2:30 and has a good selection to choose from. 1 course £7.99 2 courses £8.99 and 3 courses £9.99 thanks Julie (assistant manager)
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10 December 2016|
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Response from Youngatheart6248 | Reviewed this property |
Yep - you really have to ring them to find out. Food usually pretty good. Other half likes the beer too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$28
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
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-9 Church Street, Churchtown, Garstang PR3 0HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Garstang  >  Churchtown
  • Phone Number: +44 1995 603360
  • E-mail
Description
Our award-winning Punchbowl, in Churchtown, has a reputation for excellent hospitality, fantastic food and friendly dining. We really know how to look after our customers. That’s why visitors from nearby Garstang, Lancaster, and even further afield, still see the Punchbowl as their local.
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