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Guild Merchant

440 Tag Lane, Preston PR2 7AB, England
+44 1772 378054
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (22 reviews)
“mixed grill” (4 reviews)
“burgers” (4 reviews)
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11:30 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
440 Tag Lane, Preston PR2 7AB, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came here to eat with family (as my prior association was nights out) and I was very impressed. The food was nice and well priced with substantial portions, the pub was clean and the staff friendly. There are enough staff on who are happy to...More

Thank kayleighac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here before and got a really good portion couldn't fault it so was very disappointed when we came back and the size of the portion had deflated I had to ask for more chips which dont cost any great expense the staff are friendly...More

Thank aarronandjanet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I have been going to this restaurant every Sunday for over a year.the food is very good, great portion sizes and incredible value for money.the staff are always friendly and nothing is too much trouble.would recommend the guild merchant to anyone

Thank braddy44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Guild Merchant is my local pub and what a great local it is. The staff are always helpful and attentive, especially the manager who always makes time to have a friendly chat, no matter how busy it is. The food is always good quality...More

Thank Rhi P
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely pub, first time visiting. Went with my husband for dinner and we got the chilli cheese burger which was on a 2 for 1 deal. Definitely worth the money. Would recommend anyone to try.

Thank Tee J
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Having recently moved onto Lightfoot Lane this is now our local. Over the last few months we have called in 2/3 times a week, Sometimes just for a drink and other times to eat, the food is always piping hot and plentiful. We really enjoy...More

1  Thank Leigh W
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Today my wife and i called in here for some lunch, it is our second visit. The place is nicely decorated, not too dim either. Our food was obviously freshly cooked and the man hat served us didnt mind tailoring one of the menu items...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Visited multiple times and went to try out the new menu but overall it was rather average, the cottage pie is certainly not what I imagined it to be and I couldn't tell if it was supposed to be simply chunks of potato on top...More

Thank Simple_Food2
Michael C, General Manager at Guild Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Good Afternoon Simple_Food2, Thank you for taking the time to give us this Feedback. Can I just enquire about the visit this Review refers to and when it was? I only ask because we haven't had a Cottage Pie on the Menu since March of...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017

Been here before, always fab. Today our food was awful, 2 x Lamb Steaks skin on chips n mushrooms. Left most of steak as couldnt cut thru it with my steak knife, no skin on chips, oozing with grease mushroom, quarter of the plate was...More

Thank Ellen I
Michael C, General Manager at Guild Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Good Afternoon Ellen I, Thank you for taking the time to provide this Feedback, and I'm sorry to hear that your recent experience was not up to our usual standards. Please contact me on 01772 378054 to discuss the issues raised in more detail. Kind...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Was nice to see a barman being trained up while we visited. Smoking area outside is big and covered to protect from the elements. Drinks were a fair price, toilets clean. Overall it was a nice pub

Thank Annora S
Michael C, General Manager at Guild Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Good Afternoon Annora S, Thank you for your recent review, we're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and we greatly look forward to seeing you again soon.

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25 July 2016|
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Response from Scott B | Reviewed this property |
yes they are open on both christmas day and boxing day
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 440 Tag Lane, Preston PR2 7AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Preston
  • Phone Number: +44 1772 378054
  • E-mail
The Guild Merchant pub is a classic Two for One brand under Marston's Inns and Taverns, It is a newly Refurbished pub in 2013, its got a lovely outside dining / play area and a covered smoking shelter, We provide BT sport with on 42inch TV for all you sport fans!! We run a Quiz night on a Tuesday which is very popular and attracts all customer base. We cater for all sorts of people including buffets for special events.
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