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The Deacon

$$ - $$$British, ,
84 Clifton Street, Lytham St Anne's FY8 5EN, England
+44 1253 732529
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good16%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“shepherds pie” (5 reviews)
“gnocchi” (6 reviews)
“sausage mash” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Pub, Gastropub, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
84 Clifton Street, Lytham St Anne's FY8 5EN, England
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1 - 10 of 217 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Had booked a table and were really looking forward to our night out as the place looks lovely. However, upon arrival, the noise when entering was so loud, you couldn't hear yourself think. The allocated table was nice enough but the noise continued. Took 20...More

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous interior, very stylish furnishings, good staff and good food. Drinks are a touch pricey but I guess the place is in a popular, prime spot. Negative point was, sitting next to the window was a bit chilly and altogether a bit noisey (no volume...More

Thank Explore809648
LeighN149, General Manager at The Deacon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Explore809648 - thanks very much for your constructive criticism - hopefully we'll see you soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

What a gorgeous building, a lovely old bank that has been beautifully converted. We were visiting family in Lytham, came here for lunch and were not disappointed. The beef cheek suet pud was delicious, in fact we all enjoyed our meals but mine was the...More

Thank GeoffnLesley
LeighN149, General Manager at The Deacon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi GeoggnLesley - thanks very much the kind words. The beef cheek is cooked for twelve hours, making it as tender and delicious as possible - I'm really pleased you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family lunch for 4 ..a fabulous welcome,wonderful service and all our meals were gorgeous. Great setting and highly recommend.

Thank jth0m0
LeighN149, General Manager at The Deacon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks jth0m0 for taking the time to review The Deacon - I'm really pleased you enjoyed the visit. See you soon I hope.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to visit. This was our first visit to the restaurant The food was excellent, the menu is good the service from the staff was excellent a friendly and warm welcome. The outside inside location is perfect.

Thank Gerard4000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been in the Deacon several times during the Summer but today it was for a break, out of the cold between Christmas shopping. Glad we did, the place was warm, friendly and felt welcoming. The Manager was polite and new staff member Phil...More

Thank David C
LeighN149, General Manager at The Deacon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks very much David C for highlighting the excellent service - I'm particularly pleased Phil shined on his first day!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A freezing cold day so we wanted a hot lunch in warm surroundings. The Deacon met the criteria. Vegetable tagine was excellent. Shame the great rhubarb and ginger crumble didn’t come with custard .... but the g&t ice cream was yummy! Molly our server was...More

Thank ribbletripper
LeighN149, General Manager at The Deacon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi ribbletripper - I'm very pleased you found the service delightful and the food excellent - hopefully we'll see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted a quick evening meal and were open minded about the type of food we might expect. The first delight was the range of gin on offer (and different tonics too). The ones recommended were excellent! As for the food....we selected two smaller plates...More

Thank Kath R
LeighN149, General Manager at The Deacon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks very much Kath R for the kind words - it really helps motivate the team. I'm very glad you liked our intuitive style of service.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A most excellent Sunday Lunch. It could become a habit. We've been to Deacons a number of times now for Sunday lunch and midweek dinner, great service, good food and a friendly place to eat with friends and family.

Thank Anthony S
LeighN149, General Manager at The Deacon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks very much for returning Anthony S - always a pleasure to have you.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walk-in party for 7, seated in the beautiful conservatory. Feedback from all of the party was that the food was superb. The gnocci was beautiful, the suet beef cheek pudding was lovely, colcannon mash probably the best mash I've ever had. Salmon chorizo fricasse was...More

Thank Will H
LeighN149, General Manager at The Deacon, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

rThanks very much for such a kind review - it was a pleasure having your party join us.

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DawnM08
18 November 2018|
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Response from Pixiep92 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes the high tables are next to the bar area. Lower tables are nearer to the windows.
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fional602
28 May 2018|
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Response from LeighN149 | Property representative |
Thanks very much for you letting us know - she'll be very pleased by your compliment.
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Camiuk
11 March 2018|
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Response from JayDeePreston | Reviewed this property |
Camieuk - you made a big song and dance of the restaurant being too expensive by incorrectly quoting inflated prices - when the manager politely advises the correct prices and gives you the courtesy of suggesting this could... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 Clifton Street, Lytham St Anne's FY8 5EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Lytham St Anne's
  • Phone Number: +44 1253 732529
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