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The Red Lantern

9 Bank Parade, Burnley, England
+44 1282 426848
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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9 Bank Parade, Burnley, England
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

To mark a milestone birthday I invited a family group of 15 covering three generations. Subsequent to the initial booking the numbers changed several times and the restaurant were remarkably understanding and accommodating. We were greeted warmly and the service was both friendly, attentive and...More

Thank Bernard G
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We have just dined at The Red Lantern for the first time. The food was lovely, nicely presented and hot. The service was pleasant although a little over enthusiastic at times, in as much as on two occasions, we had our plates whipped away before...More

Thank Jacquie D
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We came here for our 4th anniversary. It's the first time my boyfriend had been and my second time. I knew the first time I came that my boyfriend would love it and I was not wrong!!! All the food was amazing, I was especially...More

1  Thank MaggySimmo
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

First time at the Red Lantern, and it didn't disappoint. Food really good, ambience nice and the staff go out of their way to make sure everything is perfect.

2  Thank Grannycarole
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Visited here after seeing the Sunday banquet menu advertised on Facebook. We arrived early afternoon so was a quiet and relaxing atmosphere in the restaurant. Excellent friendly service, the food exceeded our expectations, well presented, good portion sizes, freshly cooked tasty food. We were that...More

1  Thank Hayley311202
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We travel from south Wales for the football and for me and my wife this is a Fri evening treat if we are staying for two nights, very friendly staff and the food could not be bettered in my opinion :)

2  Thank GrampaClaret
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We had a recent family visit on Sunday for the banquet menu. This time we sat on the far side of the restaurant and there was quiet a strong smell of damp, which was off putting. The table next to us mentioned it to the...More

Thank Tracy C
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I took my partner to the Red Lantern for a birthday meal. We turned up and managed to get a table (only just). From walking through the door to leaving, we could not have wished for a better meal or service. The food is fantastic...More

Thank Hotdogwalks
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Food excellent, staff very helpful, warm welcome on arrivel. We didn't get rushed ordering drinks and food , party of 4 decided to have combo starter which is for 2 normally but the staff sorted it so we had it for 3, plenty of food...More

Thank Deborah H
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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited here last night and weren't disappointed. We opted for a banquet, which was excellent along with the choice of wine and the service was very polite and attentive. We will certainly visit again.

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Philip J
Hi What is your maximum guest allowance please?
16 February 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from angelgace6665 | Property representative |
Hi Berdard We have 3 large round banquet tables, so your prob looking round the 30 mark...give us a call 👍
Sue E
Do we have to book for Sunday and is it a buffet. How much.
8 December 2016|
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Response from angelgace6665 | Property representative |
Hi, you don't always need to book but it might be best at this time of year, we don't do buffet but have a special Sunday 3 course menu at £15 as well as our usual a la carte menu available Thanks Carole
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 46
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
15:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Bank Parade, Burnley, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Burnley
  • Phone Number: +44 1282 426848
  • E-mail
The Red Lantern opened in 2009, taking over from The Regent which had been there for 18 years. We are a family run restaurant serving authentic Cantonese food. Previuosly from "Charlie Chans" in Chinatown Manchester (which opened back in the 70s) we aim to serve Cantonese food in Burnley that is on a par with any Chinatown restaurant.