85 Wood Lane, HESKIN, Nr Chorley, PR7 5NP
This fine 17th-century pub used to be called the Pleasant Retreat, but in 1902 the name was changed. Never mind, because this long, creeper-covered building is still pleasant, very pleasant actually, and its flagstone Vault Bar is still a retreat. Malcolm and Ann Rothwell have been here for a quarter of a century, although son Andrew and his wife Sue are slowly taking over the helm. The menu may include minted lamb cutlets or baked haddock gratin, while the main menu features Cumberland sausage, lasagne verdi, grills and steaks, and a selection of salads, jacket potatoes and sandwiches. Hand-pulled real ales include Silver Tally, named after the token that miners would exchange for a lamp.
Tel: 01257 451276
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Timothy Taylor Landlord, Marston's Pedigree, Prospect Silver Tally, Black Sheep, Tetley's
All day all week
Children's play area.
No coach parties catered.