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Freemasons Country Inn

Type:Pub/Inn

8 Vicarage Fold, Wiswell, Lancashire, BB7 9DF

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Tel: 01254 822 218

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Freemasons Country Inn

A slice of country refinement with a twist of creativity and flair awaits you in our beautiful country inn where the team are committed to making an experience of your visit. Their menus combine the freshest and finest of ingredients that create a playground on the palate and a work of art on the plate.

So sit beside the roaring log fires, take your time to delight in the menu and then compliment your choice of food with one of their cask conditioned ales or world wine from the cellar.

Whether your choice is a quick salad or sandwich, to attend one of their popular events, or to enjoy a luxurious dining experience, they will be delighted to welcome you.

Steven Smith is the Chef Patron of the much acclaimed Freemasons at Wiswell. Born and bred in Lancashire, Steven learned his trade in some of the North’s top establishments before going solo at The Freemasons, creating a true gastronomic experience in a stylish yet homely pub setting.

Awards for both Steven and his team at The Freemasons have come thick and fast, with the most recent including The AA Restaurant of the Year for England 2017, The Sunday Times Top 100 Restaurants (83rd), the 2014 UK Top 50 Gastropubs (moved up to 28th), The Waitrose Good Food Guide (42nd with a 6), The Budweiser Budvar Top 50 Gastropubs Awards 2013, a Bib Gourmand in the prestigious Michelin Guide and three Rosettes in the AA Awards.

Opening Times

The Freemasons Country Inn (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
DayTimes

Awards

  • AA3 AA Rosettes 3 AA Rosettes 2011
  • National AwardsMichelin’s Eating Out in Pubs Guide Michelin’s Eating Out in Pubs Guide 2010
  • National AwardsMichelin's Bib Gourmand Michelin's Bib Gourmand 2011
  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018
  • Sub-Regional AwardsTourism Pub of the Year Award Tourism Pub of the Year Award 2014
  • Visit EnglandVisit England Gold Award 2015 Visit England Gold Award 2015 2015
  • Sub-Regional AwardsLancashire Tourism Awards Finalist 2017 - Lancashire Pub/Inn Award Lancashire Tourism Awards Finalist 2017 - Lancashire Pub/Inn Award 2017

Directions

Road Directions

We are located in the tiny Lancashire village of Wiswell about four miles south of Clitheroe, off the A59. Enter the village, park near the telephone box near Moor Lane and walk up Vicarage Fold (post box on left hand side), Freemasons Arms is on the right hand side.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train station and bus station in Whalley.

Facilities

Other

  • Use and Promote Local Produce

TripAdvisor

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
  • Excellent
    484
  • Very Good
    129
  • Average
    87
  • Poor
    54
  • Terrible
    35

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