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Queen Street, Darwen BB3 3LY, England
+44 1254 702814
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great atmosphere, great food!! Very friendly staff and a great feel to the pub inside. Hot roast beef bap with chips and onion rings was absolutely fantastic, will definitely be going again! Would highly recommend to anyone

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic meal, service was impeccable plus the price was very reasonable. Totally recommend a visit to such a gem 😊

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Thank Phil H
kartina j, Owner at Ranken Arms, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, we are very happy you enjoyed your experience with us and look forward to seeing you again. Simon and Danielle More 

Wigan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Myself and my partner came to The Rankin Arms for some dinner. A lovely vibrant atmosphere, coupled with lovely friendly staff, and great beer to boot. We ordered from the menu, I had a mixed grill and my partner the Texan chilli with chocolate. My mixed grill was perfection! Nailed it, even the Black pudding was from Bury and beautifully... More 

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Thank danshaw19
kartina j, Owner at Ranken Arms, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, we are very happy you enjoyed your experience with us and look forward to seeing you again. Simon and Danielle More 

Lancashire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Came to celebrate my graduation, had 3 courses all amazing! Stayed for a few games of pool lovely atmosphere.. Had the pate for starter would love some around Christmas time!

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Thank norsesamantha
kartina j, Owner at Ranken Arms, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, we are very happy you enjoyed your experience with us and look forward to seeing you again. Simon and Danielle More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Goats cheese starter to die for and staff 'bent over' backwards to accommodate some of the 'awkward' eaters on our table !... spot on, thanks.

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Thank Postycat
kartina j, Owner at Ranken Arms, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, we are very happy you enjoyed your experience with us and look forward to seeing you again. Simon and Danielle More 

Bolton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I have eaten at the Ranken a number of times and can honestly say I have never been disappointed. The food is wonderful and the chef goes out of his way to please. The service is great and we are always made very welcome. An excellent place to have on our doorstep.

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kartina j, Manager at Ranken Arms, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, we are very happy you enjoyed your experience with us and look forward to seeing you again. Simon and Danielle More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Visited here last week, menu was extensive and food was lovely, staff very helpful! All in all a brilliant night!

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kartina j, Manager at Ranken Arms, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, we are very happy you enjoyed your experience with us and look forward to seeing you again. Simon and Danielle More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

My family and I are regular visitors to this fantastic pub and restaurant. Recently they have started doing a steak night every Tuesday, with an absolutely fabulous deal of steaks and sides for two with a bottle of good wine - all for £30. We have been to this several times, and the steaks are absolutely delicious. The staff go... More 

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Thank chrismci998
kartina j, Manager at Ranken Arms, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, we are very happy you enjoyed your experience with us and look forward to seeing you again. Simon and Danielle More 

Darwen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We visited in late September for my parents Ruby Wedding Anniversary. We had a big crowd of 17, with 4 children, and every requirement was organised with minimum fuss. One of the crowd asked for a gluten free menu and was assisted immediately and the food received was first rate. The childrens meals were really good and the service to... More 

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kartina j, Manager at Ranken Arms, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, we are very happy you enjoyed your experience with us and look forward to seeing you again. Simon and Danielle More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Went with friend for late lunch - chose Scottish halibut from board and it was delicious! A pleasant relaxed balance of traditional pub and eatery. Good service, pleasingly decorated and not over priced. Congratulations and thank you.

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kartina j, Manager at Ranken Arms, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, we are very happy you enjoyed your experience with us and look forward to seeing you again. Simon and Danielle More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Queen Street, Darwen BB3 3LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Darwen
  • Phone Number: +44 1254 702814

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?