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Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant

€€ - €€€, British,
5-9 Church Street, Churchtown, Garstang PR3 0HT, England
+44 1995 603360
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (64 reviews)
“prawn cocktail” (14 reviews)
“pie” (26 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
5-9 Church Street, Churchtown, Garstang PR3 0HT, England
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1 - 10 of 803 reviews

Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

The set out is lovely with an open fire as you enter, very welcoming. The cauliflower and cheese soup was delicious, and we were given a complimentary bread basket which I thought was good. I had the fish pie which was nothing to shout about,...More

2  Thank Bev T
Reviewed 9 January 2018

We went here on recommendation after attenting the nearby Triggr shooting ground. We weren't disappointed. The Sunday roast is first class and very good value. The lady who served us, I think she may be the manager, is very personable and has a cracking sense...More

Thank Liam P
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We came in early December just for a little snack with our little girl. Julie Was so inviting as always and made sure we were happy. Our server was Jodie, very polite. We hope to visit again soon, love the nappies In the baby change...More

1  Thank ratzicub
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Its taken me a while to post this but i wanted to say how much i enjoyed the food here. Its an excellent pub with good service. I telephoned ahead and booked a late table and get the person taking the booking was a bit...More

1  Thank Buttercupluke
PunchbowlManager, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we are pleased you enjoyed our food and that the service was great, we look forward to welcoming you again soon ~ Julie

Reviewed 27 December 2017

We all really enjoyed our Christmas meal. Julie the manager was very helpful and accomodating for all our individual requests, choosing off either the a la carte or the festive menu. Would recommend to others for a lovely family meal!More

1  Thank warbril
PunchbowlManager, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review, we are pleased we could make your family get together a special day for you all, and were able to accommodate individual requests, your kind comments have been passed on to the...More

Reviewed 26 December 2017

So this was the first Christmas we as a family ate out due to the recent passing of my grandmother and our close friend's nana. In all honesty, we would never expect a Christmas dinner to come close to our grandma's cooking (the typical British...More

1  Thank J W
PunchbowlManager, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review, we are pleased you all enjoyed your experience with us and that as a team we made Christmas day special for you all after the passing of your Grandma, It...More

Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Had a sensational birthday meal today with my family - 10 of us all really enjoyed the food and drinks! Service was also excellent as usual!!! Thank you so much to Julie and the team for making my day so special!!! Laura Crowe 😊More

2  Thank Laura D
PunchbowlManager, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Hi Laura, thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review, we are pleased you enjoyed your birthday here at The Punchbowl and it was our pleasure to serve you and your guests, we hope to see you again very soon...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Celebrating Birthday with family and friends. Thoroughly enjoyed a meal, very extensive menu, beautiful surroundings, excellent service. Starters were very good, main courses delicious, beautifully presented. Service was very good, nice and leisurely, didnt feel rushed. Finished off with coffee liquer. All in all a...More

1  Thank ethel_8
PunchbowlManager, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2017

Hi Ethel, Thank you for taking the time to leave us this lovely review, we are pleased you enjoyed your experience with us and look forward to serving you again soon ~ Julie

Reviewed 13 December 2017

The punch bowl is a lovely pub in the village of Churchtown , on a cold night there was a nice fire and a warm welcome when we arrived. The pub was very quiet and just one maybe 2 other tables occupied. It was mid...More

2  Thank Angela M
PunchbowlManager, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2017

Hi Angela, we take all reviews seriously no matter if good or bad, I am saddened to hear you were disappointed this time, but hope you will come back to give us another try ~ Julie

Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

We have visited the Punchbowl several times but never rated it as anything more than ok. This time we were again underwhelmed. Tasteless ribs, average salmon ( m and s ready meal the night after was better!) and nothing outstanding except the very good soup....More

1  Thank poultongirl
PunchbowlManager, Manager at Punchbowl Country Pub & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2017

We take all reviews seriously no matter if good or bad, Sadly it seems we could not please you this time. We do our check backs on tables to ensure everything is tasting good and as it should be, on checking back on your table...More

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beaypee
2 February 2018|
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Response from bjb78531 | Reviewed this property |
punchbowl is now permanently closed. But, the Horns inn just round the corner is open. check their website for food times, they may stop serving at 2.
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DrJimmyRustles
21 January 2018|
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Response from Anne P | Reviewed this property |
Christmas...had no idea it was closed!
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Wayne M
29 December 2017|
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Response from PunchbowlManager | Property representative |
hi we don't have a tv for sports , but you could try the Horns round the corner from us
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$31
Meals
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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-9 Church Street, Churchtown, Garstang PR3 0HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Wyre District  >  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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