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Gibbon Bridge Hotel

Type:Restaurant

Chipping, Forest of Bowland, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 2TQ

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 177 reviews177 reviews

Tel: 01995 614 56

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Gibbon Bridge Hotel

Taking al fresco dining to the next level, with their purpose build covered and heated huts - whatever the British weather, you will be warm and cosy.

 

The Restaurant at Gibbon Bridge is the perfect setting for a delicious lunch or dinner. Overlooking the award winning gardens and the beautiful rolling fells of the Forest of Bowland this privately owned hotel is a dining destination. Suitable for celebrating a special occasion it is also just as great for a midweek lunch, high tea or evening meal.

The new lunch menu is suitable for everyone whether a lighter bite or a more formal three course lunch is required.

Everything is cooked to order and locally sourced – if not from the kitchen garden, then from local producers and suppliers. The onsite bakery bakes a daily selection of fresh breads, confectionary, jams, ice cream and desserts and provides full afternoon tea on a Wednesday for anyone wanting a special treat.

High Tea is served between 17.00-18.00pm during the summer (Sunday to Thursday) and offers a simple traditional menu accompanied by pots of tea; bread and butter; home cut chips and peas.

In the evening relax in the lounge in front of the log fire, or on the terrace with a pre-dinner drink whilst watching the sun go down. Take time to choose from the tempting a la carte menu before being shown to your table for a delicious dinner cooked especially for you.

The hotel also offers a unique Alfresco dining experience for small groups as well as private dining.

Once you have discovered this hidden gem you will find yourselves returning again and again!

Book Tickets

Opening Times

Lunch (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday12:00 - 13:30
Dinner (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday18:00 - 19:30
Full Afternoon Tea (must be pre-booked) (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
DayTimes

* Pre booking is recommended.

Events

Wednesday, 1st December 2021 - Thursday, 23rd December 2021

Monday, 6th December 2021 - Monday, 6th December 2021

Saturday, 11th December 2021 - Saturday, 11th December 2021

Friday, 17th December 2021 - Friday, 17th December 2021

Tuesday, 21st December 2021 - Tuesday, 21st December 2021

Thursday, 23rd December 2021 - Thursday, 23rd December 2021

Friday, 24th December 2021 - Friday, 24th December 2021

Friday, 24th December 2021 - Monday, 27th December 2021

Saturday, 25th December 2021 - Saturday, 25th December 2021

A table set up with champagne for two.Extra special Christmas at Gibbon Bridge Hotel & RestaurantCelebrate Christmas this year with Gibbon Bridge.  Enjoy a special and precious time with family and friends. Inspiring festive treats are taking place throughout December including afternoon tea, carols, wreath workshop and Father Christmas Fun day.  
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Friday, 17th December 2021 - Friday, 17th December 2021

Musical Afternoon Tea at Gibbon Bridge Hotel & RestaurantIndulge in a delicious slice of British tradition at Gibbon Bridge whilst listening to beautiful piano melodies. ​​​​​​​Enjoy a selection of sandwiches, freshly baked scones, and exquisite cakes. Choose tea or coffee to accompany, or upgrade to a glass of Prosecco or Champagne. 
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Awards

  • Sub-Regional AwardsTaste Lancashire Highest Quality Assured Taste Lancashire Highest Quality Assured 2013
  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018

Directions

Road Directions

From the south, leave the M6 at Jct 31A. Follow the signs for Longridge. From the north, leave the M6 at Jct 32 and follow the A6 Garstang and the B5269 to Longridge. Follow signs for Chipping, turn right.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Guide dogs permitted
  • Handrail by steps
  • Level access, ramp or lift to a public toilet
  • Ramp to main entrance
  • Toilets for disabled visitors

Catering

  • Bar
  • Cater For Vegetarians
  • Licensed
  • Serve afternoon tea
  • Serve Breakfast
  • Serve Evening Meal
  • Serve Lunch
  • Special dietary requirements catered for

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children All Ages
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Highchairs

COVID-19 Response

  • Outside seating

Establishment Features

  • Available For Wedding Receptions
  • Booking required
  • Conference Facilities
  • Exclusive hire of restaurant
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Licenced For Civil Marriages
  • Live music
  • Private rooms
  • Real Log Fires

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • MasterCard accepted
  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Al fresco dining
  • In countryside

Venue Facilities

  • WiFi available

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TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
    • Service
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Value
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Food
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Atmosphere
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      130
    • Very Good
      23
    • Average
      17
    • Poor
      1
    • Terrible
      6

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