The Parkers Arms

Hall gate hill, Newton in Bowland, Clitheroe, United Kingdom, BB7 3DY
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Opening Information

Tuesday to Friday 12 noon to 3pm lunch

Tuesday to Fridays from 6pm evenings

Saturday Open all day from 12 noon

Sunday Open all day from 12 noon

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Families and Children Welcome

About The Parkers Arms

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Fashionable, well-appointed pub, serving and baking the best of British.

As the very definition of a rising star, this tastefully renovated pub and restaurant has everything the worldly gourmand could desire, with none of the faff and pretension that usually comes with that title. Wines and beers are plucked from the world’s finest makers while food is served in the clean lines of the restaurant and woody bar. The menu is divided into ‘Parkers Perennials’ (Fleetwood-landed haddock in Bowland beer batter, potted trout with spiced butter, hot water crust pies, Lancashire cheese tart and Parker’ special s 10 oz Bowland beef skirt) or seasonal specials such as Bowland wild rabbit and ham terrine with beer bread, creamed foraged mushrooms or a Newton hogget leg with black peas and wild garlic in Autumn. With pastries, ice creams, bread, chutneys and more made on site, dessert sees familiar faces pulled off with aplomb. Eccles cakes, vanilla custard, home-made curds and damson compote are just a few examples. A wonderful place to come and recharge the batteries, in one of the country’s overlooked corners.

Cuisine: British
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Visited On Saturday, 11 January 2020

The staff are always fantastic, the food is always amazing and the atmosphere enjoyable. The only comment I’d make is that it was particularly cold on this last visit but it was the start of January!

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Visited On Friday, 10 January 2020

Fantastic in every way - this place deserves to be a massive success. Warm service and incredible cooking.

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Visited On Sunday, 12 January 2020

Thank you so much for a really lovely special lunch. The food was truly amazing and the waiting staff were brilliant - especially considering how busy they were! Thank you also for being so nice to our dog! It was all well worth the long drive to get there.

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Visited On Sunday, 05 January 2020

Outstanding food. Absolutely fantastic.

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Visited On Sunday, 05 January 2020

Top class food in a stunning, non pretentious pub. Excellent service from a wonderful and friendly front of house team. The menu has all the usual favourites you would expect from a gastro pub but the quality exceeded my expectations. I will definitely be visiting again.

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Visited On Sunday, 05 January 2020

Fabulous food in wonderful surroundings. Patience is essential here though at busy times, and it doesn’t come cheap. We keep coming back though...!!

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Visited On Friday, 03 January 2020

Staff very pleasant. Long long wait for food despite restaurant not being busy. Too be fair food very good although very limited menu and pretty useless for vegetarians. Very pricey not good value for money.

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Visited On Sunday, 29 December 2019

We love the Parkers Arms and would move closer if we could... Great inspirational local food... cooked by a fantastic team... backed up by a homely, friendly atmosphere cultivated by the front of house fellas... big smiles all round whenever we visit!

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Visited On Wednesday, 01 January 2020

I love this place, AJ makes you so welcome (try the negroni) and Kathy’s food is just wonderful. The pies are amazing as is all the food and the chocolate peanut butter slice with salted milk ice cream is dreamy (make sure you leave room for it).

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 December 2019

Top notch as ever!

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 December 2019

Absolutely fantastic food, lovely staff, great atmosphere

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 December 2019

Great food delightful setting and warm friendly welcome. I think perfect is a little understating

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Visited On Monday, 30 December 2019

Best pub ever. Took my 70-year-old dad along for the first time and he agrees. If I could live at the Parkers Arms, I probably would. Stunning food, brilliant hospitality, great beer and picturesque surroundings. Family and dog friendly. In fact, everything a proper pub should be. I’m already planning my next visit.

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Visited On Monday, 30 December 2019

Superb

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Visited On Sunday, 29 December 2019

Lovely spot for a top draw meal with laid back, but friendly and efficient, service...

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Visited On Sunday, 29 December 2019

We love your food, your pub and your friendly faces! We will be regulars for many years. Please don’t change a thing. Happy new year to you all.

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Visited On Sunday, 29 December 2019

As always, fabulous

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Visited On Sunday, 29 December 2019

Always excellent food and service

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Visited On Saturday, 28 December 2019

Our first time to visit Parker’s Arms after a fab walk. It was everything we were hoping for - staff were so friendly and attentive, the atmosphere was so warm and Christmassy and welcoming and the food was absolutely gorgeous. It was a perfect day - thank you

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Visited On Friday, 27 December 2019

Brilliant food and service. Couldn’t fault it and we will return!

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Visited On Tuesday, 24 December 2019

Superb food, gorgeous pub and exceptional service. Basically a lovely way to spend a couple of hours

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Visited On Sunday, 22 December 2019

A different variety of food compared to most other pubs. It always seems a bit more special than most places and all seems homemade. The pastry for the pheasant pie is as good as I've ever had. Never pretentious and always welcoming, with a good selection of local real ales.

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Visited On Saturday, 21 December 2019

The Parkers Arms is always a real treat, excellent, uncomplicated menu and great draught beers, not many places where you feel this welcome.

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Visited On Thursday, 19 December 2019

Very very good. Great staff

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Visited On Thursday, 19 December 2019

Superb food. Relaxed and engaging atmosphere. Great location. Dogs. Couldn't ask for more.

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