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The Gibbon Bridge Hotel

Type:Restaurant

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

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 151 reviews151 reviews

Tel: 01995 614 56

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The Gibbon Bridge Hotel
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!

Opening Times

Lunch (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday12:00 - 13:30*
Dinner (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Full Afternoon Tea (must be pre-booked) (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
DayTimes

* Pre booking is recommended.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Events

Friday, 19th April 2019 - Friday, 19th April 2019

Wednesday, 8th May 2019 - Wednesday, 8th May 2019

Wednesday, 12th June 2019 - Wednesday, 12th June 2019

Wednesday, 24th July 2019 - Wednesday, 24th July 2019

Wednesday, 14th August 2019 - Wednesday, 14th August 2019

Wednesday, 11th September 2019 - Wednesday, 11th September 2019

Musical Afternoon TeaMusical Afternoon Teas Booking Required Enjoy full afternoon tea, sandwiches, scones, jam, cream & cakes whilst our pianist plays
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Monday, 22nd April 2019 - Monday, 22nd April 2019

Easter Family FundayEnjoy lunch and then let the kids join in the fun with our Entertainer: easter egg rolling, easter egg hunting, as well as lots of family fun.
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Friday, 26th April 2019 - Friday, 26th April 2019

Spring Wine TastingA great way to compare and contrast some different wines along with a superb dinner. The evening is hosted by Adrian Patterson from Tanners.
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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

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

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • 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
    108
  • Very Good
    21
  • Average
    16
  • Poor
    1
  • Terrible
    5

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