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The Borough

3 Dalton Square, Lancaster, United Kingdom, LA1 1PP
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Opening Information

Monday-Thursday 12:00-23:30
Friday 12:00-00:30
Saturday 11:00-00:30
Sunday 11:00-23:30

Food Served:
Breakfast
Saturday & Sunday 11:00-12:00

Sunday-Thursday 12:00-21:00
Friday-Saturday 12:00-21:30

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About The Borough

In March 2006 The Borough opened its doors to the people of Lancaster with the promise to serve honest, quality, locally sourced produce at reasonable prices in beautiful surroundings. There has been a watering hole here since the merchants of Lancaster conducted their business on this very spot when Lancaster was a thriving port. This grand Grade 2 listed Georgian building with Victorian frontage has had many uses from the Mayor of Lancaster’s house, to a working men’s club, known as “The Borough Club” which closed in 1993.

At the core of our business is our promise to you to serve local produce and, wherever possible, purchase from local suppliers directly. We firmly believe in supporting our nearest and dearest, all our chicken and eggs are free range; our beef is 45 day aged from local farms in the surrounding hills and valleys. We try, wherever possible, to use local and independent suppliers, keeping our carbon footprint low and our local economy buzzing. We serve food all day from 9am everyday selling breakfast, Lancashire specialities and pub classics. Our Sunday lunches are legendary too!

For our dedication to local produce we have been given a Taste Lancashire Award for 2 years running. For our fine ales, we have been in the ‘Good Beer Guide’ every year since we opened and have won a Camra award. We are also the only place in Lancaster to be recommended in the ‘Michelin Guide to Eating Out in Pubs’ for 2009 & 2010. We have won an environmental award for our efforts to save the world we live in.

We are also delighted to be able to host many functions in the Drawing Room upstairs. From weddings & civil partnerships to christenings, birthdays even divorce parties for 2 to 80 people. We specialise in tailor-making your event to suits your needs, tastes and budget.

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Smart Casual,Smart Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 19 August 2018

Excellent food and friendly staff. Only issue was they didn’t come back to take the dessert order.

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Visited On Saturday, 18 August 2018

Are from the school dinners menu which was fantastic value for money

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Visited On Wednesday, 08 August 2018

Best food I’ve had

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Visited On Saturday, 04 August 2018

Great food and service

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Visited On Friday, 03 August 2018

Great food.

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Visited On Monday, 30 July 2018

We dined on a relatively quiet Monday evening and yet it took over 2 hours to have a 2 course meal for 2 x adults. The service wasn’t particularly speedy. The staff were all friendly and polite.

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Visited On Sunday, 29 July 2018

Lovely food but service not as good as I would expect. Had to remind staff a couple of times about drinks order.

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Visited On Sunday, 29 July 2018

Very enjoyable Sunday lunch. Well presented food with attentive service good value for money. Looking forward to revisiting the restaurant.

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Visited On Sunday, 29 July 2018

No Sunday lunch menus provided on a Sunday...at lunch time. Staff not read for service when we arrived and ignored a few times while we stood and waited.

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Visited On Saturday, 28 July 2018

No non or low alcoholic beers available

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Visited On Friday, 27 July 2018

Fantastic food, great service. Highly recommend

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Visited On Thursday, 26 July 2018

Background music a bit loud, had to shout to be heard, otherwise a lively atmosphere. The staff were very helpful and friendly.

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Visited On Saturday, 21 July 2018

We are regulars at the Borough. It never fails.

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Visited On Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Visit here when we come to see our daughter at university. Have been many times and it's always first class.

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Visited On Thursday, 19 July 2018

Sarah and the team at the Borough made my graduation meal an absolute special occasion as part of a day that we will cherish. Thank you to Sarah who is a credit to the team and the rest of the staff here.

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Visited On Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Great food and fantastic service. Thank you for a great night as usual

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Visited On Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Amazing night, over from Belfast for our sons graduation. food was beautiful but the service and treatment we received was second to none! Thank you so much for making a special night very special!

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Visited On Tuesday, 17 July 2018

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Visited On Friday, 13 July 2018

Staff meal for 20; lovely food and great service.

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Visited On Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Food was served promptly. The staff were knowledgeable and very friendly. A good place for a business lunch

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Visited On Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Always come to the Borough before we go the the Dukes. Discount off yr meal, great food and service- what’s not too like!

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Visited On Thursday, 05 July 2018

Not been for 5 years and it’s exactly as we remembered it - fantastic! Great food, service and selection of beer.

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Visited On Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Perfect!!!!! Staff couldnt have been more helpful/accommodating. The room was boiling, staff brought fans and kept lots of lovely iced water coming. The food service was seamless and with a smile. I love The Borough Club!!!! One happy school event organiser, Tracy

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Visited On Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Always great - that's why we keep coming back!

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Visited On Saturday, 23 June 2018

Very nice food and atmosphere we will be back for the comedy night soon

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