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The Smiths Arms

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Darkinson Lane | Lea town, Preston PR4 0RP, England
+44 1772 760555
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12:00 - 00:00
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Preston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not been in for ages and popped in after a party , was really busy and atmosphere was buzzing. Staff really friendly /polite/accommodating/pleasant. Landlord about making sure everything and everyone ok. Toilets were immaculate- as was the pub . Don't know who the staff were but 10-10. Brilliant night. Will be back!!

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Thank Lucille-Andy
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Smiths Arms is one of the pubs that are local to us so we've been a few times with my partner. The atmosphere is lovely. The staff are very friendly. It feels like you are visiting a friend's house. The food is very nice and they have different offers and specials every day of the week. The only problem... More 

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Thank Sylvia Y
Preston, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This is one of our most favourite places to eat. The family who own it and the staff who work here are extremely friendly and make everyone so welcome. There is an open fire that is so nice to sit next to on a cold evening. The special food nights are well worth the money and there is also a... More 

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Preston lancs
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Don't often do Monday evening meals out but decided on smiths arms and we both enjoyed our choice of meal steak and ale pie generous portions no room for deserts lovely roaring fire on a cold evening staff very friendly quite busy for a Monday

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Thank Mary M
Preston, England, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

A night on our own with no family tonight so off out for tea. We found ourselves at the Smiths tonight and settled into a cosy table by the log burner. Service was prompt and I ordered an excellent pint of Wainrights. My wife had a coke so that was the driving sorted! We ordered food, one gammon and I... More 

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

8 of us were booked in for the 3 course festive lunch and we paid the £5 each deposit the week prior. There were a choice of 4 starters, mains & desserts. We were shown to the decorated table and settled ourselves in. The starters we had were, soup, prawn cocktail and garlic mushrooms which we all polished off. For... More 

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Thank Jo-Anne E
Preston, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Really enjoyed an evening meal here. Pleasant atmosphere with lovely roaring fire. Excellent food, with very generous helpings.

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Thank Cameron B
Preston, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Dropped in for lunch and the Santa's Sandwich is back on! Great. Christmas lunch in a sandwich. Tasty turkey, all the trimmings (minus sprouts) and great gravy to dunk your sandwich in. And I think very good value. Washed down with a very good pint of Wainrights. Pub is nicely decorated for Christmas without being over the top. Lovely open... More 

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Thank ASG-Preston
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Warm welcome and friendly staff. Food always very good. Log fires always good in the winter. We like the seating in cubicles. Landlord and staff always look after you.

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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Had to wait a long time for our decidedly mediocre food. And I found the over-zealous hyperactive landlord a little bit unsettling.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Darkinson Lane | Lea town, Preston PR4 0RP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Preston
  • Phone Number: +44 1772 760555

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?