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The Royal Arms

) #16 of 65 Restaurants in Darwen $$ - $$$ , British,
Tockholes Road, Darwen BB3 0PA, England
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (4 reviews)
“onion rings” (2 reviews)
Closes in 26 min
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, European
$$ - $$$
Tockholes Road, Darwen BB3 0PA, England
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommend this pub. Food excellent and very generous portions. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Highly recommend the braised steak and onions.

Thank Jambo213
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not bad at all for a small, friendly, warm welcoming little village pub in Tockholes's to get this award of really ale pub of the year, blackburn & darwen 2017. Great work Isa & all the staff 🍺

Thank debi m
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I have popped into The Royal Arms on several occasions when walking in the area. It is always cosy and friendly, with a character all of its own. The bar staff are as pleasant and cheerful as you could wish for. Last week, I called...More

Thank Dargason
Reviewed 16 April 2017

It's been a while since we've been in here and I'm glad to say that it's as good as ever it was. Convivial atmosphere, good beers and great food. Walk across the moors and finish with food and beers. What more could we want?

Thank Cobra_Simon
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Walked To Darwen tower and parked at the pub. Returned wet and gold to a lovely walk fire. Dogs welcome. Enjoyed a real good home cooked meal and pint. Very reasonable price. Loved the lamb shank it was delicious. Will return again very enjoyable.

Thank dands_10
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I visited on Wednesday with friends & it was steak night. Lovely atmosphere, Cosy & staff very friendly. Food was lovely for a mid week treat! It's a real gem & brilliant value for Money. Will be returning for sure & highly recommend.

Thank tockholeswedding
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I go for walks with my dog on darwen moors regularly and it is always good to have a pub that welcomes dogs and have a nice warm fire when needed and good food and drink available

Thank Delboylee68
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Lovely little pub tucked away below Darwen tower,just in the right spot after a nice walk with plenty of car parking and first class hospitality.

Thank pey1957
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely Cosy village pub! Staff very friendly & helpful. Steak night is a must! Excellent value. Good food & will certainly return.

Thank tockholeswedding
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this pub after a lovely long walk. We were in the woods opposite when we came across a group who said they had been all over the woods trying to find the pub. An elderly couple overheard and said it was just...More

Thank daniken14
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John B
4 April 2016|
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Response from joanna r | Reviewed this property |
No..don't think it does..
Phyllis L
10 January 2015|
Response from AgedMan | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you give them a call on 01254 705373.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, European
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tockholes Road, Darwen BB3 0PA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Darwen
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