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Restaurant recommendations

Postby golden » Fri May 03, 2019 3:57 pm

Can anyone recommend any restaurants within 25 miles of Burnley.

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby Fretters » Fri May 03, 2019 3:58 pm

Waddington Arms is very nice.

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby bob-the-scutter » Fri May 03, 2019 4:07 pm

Hasty Tasty.
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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby fanzone » Fri May 03, 2019 4:18 pm

Whitchaf Rawtenstall pub grub but very good

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby Clarets4me » Fri May 03, 2019 4:20 pm

" Higher Buck " at Waddington is always excellent, beautiful village too !!

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby BurnleyFC » Fri May 03, 2019 4:25 pm

Within 15 miles - Aspinall Arms, Mitton Hall, Freemasons at Wiswell, Assheton Arms.

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby wilks_bfc » Fri May 03, 2019 4:29 pm

For a curry I’d recommend 4 Elephants in Foulridge

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby Marney&Mee » Fri May 03, 2019 4:32 pm

wilks_bfc wrote:For a curry I’d recommend 4 Elephants in Foulridge


not sure I could even finish one...
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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby beddie » Fri May 03, 2019 4:37 pm

Depends what level of Restaurant you want. I can recommend a few round here in Skipton but not sure what your budget is.

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby Joe14 » Fri May 03, 2019 4:52 pm

Tempest Arms in Elslack or Des Amis in Skipton.

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby CleggHall » Fri May 03, 2019 7:52 pm

Bistro des Amis in Skipton is good, mix of pub and French restaurant, nothing fancy but meal for 2 with wine comes in at £45. I have just left there.

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby golden » Fri May 03, 2019 8:40 pm

Thanks everyone it gives me a few choices.

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby golden » Fri May 03, 2019 8:43 pm

beddie wrote:Depends what level of Restaurant you want. I can recommend a few round here in Skipton but not sure what your budget is.

Have an open budget but don’t want anything posh or a menu we don’t understand. Mixed grill/ sirloin steak kind of meals will be great and hopefully near a few pubs afterwards.

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby Damo » Fri May 03, 2019 8:48 pm

golden wrote:Have an open budget but don’t want anything posh or a menu we don’t understand. Mixed grill/ sirloin steak kind of meals will be great and hopefully near a few pubs afterwards.

Fire pit
Rawtenstall

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby Aclaret » Fri May 03, 2019 8:50 pm

La Turka
Rawtenstall

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby diamondpocket » Fri May 03, 2019 10:01 pm

that michelin star place in Fence, there are a few pubs along wheatley lane road as well. Not too far from barrowford, too

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby Billy Balfour » Fri May 03, 2019 10:06 pm

wilks_bfc wrote:For a curry I’d recommend 4 Elephants in Foulridge


One of the best in the area. They used to be just down the road from me on Cuckstool Lane. It was called Babar Elephant at the time. We used them a couple of times a month for takeaways and it was always top notch and good service too. They moved a few years ago, unfortunately.

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby MACCA » Fri May 03, 2019 10:26 pm

Breda Murphy - whalley
Bistro 197 - tod rd Burnley
Glen View - on way to todmorden
Continentals - Burnley centre

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby Clarets4me » Fri May 03, 2019 11:42 pm

golden wrote:Have an open budget but don’t want anything posh or a menu we don’t understand. Mixed grill/ sirloin steak kind of meals will be great and hopefully near a few pubs afterwards.


I'd still go for the " Higher Buck " in Waddington, you can have a snifter in the " Waddington Arms " or the " Lower Buck " afterwards, all are within 300 yards of each other ...

http://www.higherbuck.com/ :D

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby wilks_bfc » Fri May 03, 2019 11:47 pm

Billy Balfour wrote:One of the best in the area. They used to be just down the road from me on Cuckstool Lane. It was called Babar Elephant at the time. We used them a couple of times a month for takeaways and it was always top notch and good service too. They moved a few years ago, unfortunately.


Yeah we’re just down the road too
Unfortunately they moved just as we moved in

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby ElectroClaret » Sat May 04, 2019 12:04 am

Another vote for Glen View. Not the most salubrious of surroundings, but a cracking meal.

First class steak.

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby COBBLE » Sat May 04, 2019 12:08 am

This weekend sees the final days of the Three Fishes at Mitton. Lovely building, friendly and efficient staff and good food, especially the crispy cauliflower. Nigel, I hope you sleep at nights.
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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby mikeS » Sat May 04, 2019 6:06 pm

Shame about the Three Fishes closing.
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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby MRG » Sun May 05, 2019 9:51 am

Shoulder of Mutton in Hebden Bridge offers some really good food particularly their 3 course Sunday Lunch for less than £20.

It’s certainly not a place to go for a ‘fancy meal’ but the food is of a really good standard

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby IanMcL » Sun May 05, 2019 12:49 pm

Burnley KFC has some nice tables. Easily washed with a cloth.
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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby Down_Rover » Sun May 05, 2019 1:32 pm

Hargreaves Arms in Lumb is great vfm. Great beers too

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby Adidas1961 » Mon May 06, 2019 9:13 am

For an Italian Aldos in Burnley is top drawer.

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby fanzone » Mon May 06, 2019 12:20 pm

Ventured to the thatch and thistle yesterday, 3/5 people got chicken fillets and they were dreadful, that bad they were all sent back and swapped for a burger, asked the waiter if the the chicken were frozen fillets he said no they aren't frozen but are cooked from frozen :shock:

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby Lord Beamish » Mon May 06, 2019 2:13 pm

Get thi’sel t’Staff o’Life in Todmorden. Thy won’t regret it.

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby Bcap1959 » Mon May 06, 2019 2:28 pm

The Bay Horse at Roughlee is pretty good. Decent menu and very pleasant people who run it. Ate lunch there a fortnight ago.

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby Murger » Mon May 06, 2019 2:45 pm

wilks_bfc wrote:For a curry I’d recommend 4 Elephants in Foulridge


I wouldn't. Portions are **** and it's fairly dear compared to others.

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby eastanglianclaret » Mon May 06, 2019 2:46 pm

The Cellar - Padiham

Bistro des Amis - Skipton

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby Hendrickxz » Mon May 06, 2019 4:01 pm

Billy Balfour wrote:One of the best in the area. They used to be just down the road from me on Cuckstool Lane. It was called Babar Elephant at the time. We used them a couple of times a month for takeaways and it was always top notch and good service too. They moved a few years ago, unfortunately.


Do they still have the waiter who looks like OddJob from the Bond films? Only went once, staff were rude and pushy and the food nothing to write home about.

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby ClaretPope » Mon May 06, 2019 5:57 pm

The food and service at Bertram’s (Crow Wood) are both very good but prices are high.

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby Top Claret » Mon May 06, 2019 6:01 pm

The price of eating out in the UK is scandalous, not value for money.

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby Top Claret » Mon May 06, 2019 6:08 pm

Went out last week had a spaghetti starter, Sole for the main, profetti rolls for the desert. Expresso coffee. The wife had similar. We had a bottle of wine and water and another single glass of wine all for the grand sum of €36.

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby Foreverly Claret » Mon May 06, 2019 6:19 pm

Stubbing Wharf at Hebden Bridge .

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby basil6345789 » Mon May 06, 2019 6:35 pm

Ted's Cafe, Cow Lane.

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby Pimlico_Claret » Mon May 06, 2019 6:43 pm

Top Claret wrote:The price of eating out in the UK is scandalous, not value for money.

Completely depends on where you go, and what your expectations are. There's absolutely no point in doing it if you are going to compare like for like ingredient prices with Lidl. Do yourself a favour and stay at home.
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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby Top Claret » Mon May 06, 2019 7:16 pm

Pimlico_Claret wrote:Completely depends on where you go, and what your expectations are. There's absolutely no point in doing it if you are going to compare like for like ingredient prices with Lidl. Do yourself a favour and stay at home.


You need to broaden your horizons and see the rest of the world to realise how expensive Britain is, and how poor the quality of the product is

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Re: Restaurant recommendations

Postby Pimlico_Claret » Mon May 06, 2019 7:27 pm

Top Claret wrote:You need to broaden your horizons and see the rest of the world to realise how expensive Britain is, and how poor the quality of the product is

Thanks for the advice, but I'm well aware of the extremely tasty yet dirt cheap street food on offer in Asia etc, living standards of those involved may also come into play?


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