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Fence Gate Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Wheatley Lane | Fence, Burnley BB12 9EE, England
+44 1282 618101
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fish platter” (7 reviews)
“steak” (30 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Wheatley Lane | Fence, Burnley BB12 9EE, England
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1 - 10 of 646 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very surprised with our visit for my husband's birthday. Bit hit and miss as to whose order would be taken first. Staff who served us were lovely however when our meals arrived my husband had ordered gammon, which was really under cooked. The plaice was...More

Thank jk-cranny
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just been for Sunday lunch / tea. Had to wait two hours for a starter to share and two uncomplicated mains. No organisation or apologies from the staff. A real pity because the kitchen staff are clearly gifted.

Thank Declan O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

high recommended for tasty food friendly service lovely restaurant. we will be back for sure. my husband and i had heard very good things about the food and we wwre ot disappointed. i had piri piri chicken salad my husband had lamb shank. both were...More

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed the food drinks and entertainment so well done to everyone would works there loved it xxx

Thank morty12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at Forest Gate Lodge - excellent quality rooms couldn't fault it, breakfast fantastic- lovely fresh fruit salad and wonderful sausage and bacon, staff very friendly and happy to assist you what ever you require - will be returning for sure when in area Stayed...More

2  Thank hugill928
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good range of beers, chilled wines and delicious food which was nicely presented.Some lovely dishes with the option of daily specials to suit all taste. Wonderful relaxing atmosphere.Friendly and helpful staff and great service. Average prices.Lots of parking space. This is a awesome place...More

Thank Sid S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Fence Gate In for a small family celebration and the evening was such a disappointment especially after many past visits to the venue. For such a highly respected and beautiful pub you would expect more than terrible service and overpriced food. Staff -...More

Thank Jump1234567
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friend from work and I decided to have lunch at Fence Gate as it was his birthday - we certainly made the right choice. We’ve been several times before and have always had a warm welcome, kind and thoughtful service and delicious food. I...More

Thank Phil R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here too many times to mention! The food is great and not over-priced. The drinks are also reasonably-priced. The ambience is nice too- warm, friendly and welcoming. Always been great!

Thank Lorraine S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think that the lodge is too new for Tripadvisor, so I'm reviewing it here. We just stayed for two nights and all I can say is WOW! The room was spacious, stylish, really well equipped and spotlessley clean. The staff were all incredibly friendly...More

2  Thank latchy9
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Questions & Answers
Rod M
19 July 2017|
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Response from Keeley B | Property representative |
Hi, We have recently opened the Fence Gate Lodge, which has 24 rooms. if you would like more information please call 01282 509555
4 August 2015|
Response from Keeley B | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. Yes you are welcome to just have a drink at Fence Gate rather than dine. We have a lovely cosy bar and outdoor seating area where you can make yourself comfortable and enjoy drinks. We are open... More
12 February 2015|
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Response from Pauline B | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do serve food on saturday but as everyone has already said you do need to book.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wheatley Lane | Fence, Burnley BB12 9EE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Burnley
  • Phone Number: +44 1282 618101
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