Eating Out


The Emporium

Type: Brasserie | Where: In Clitheroe

Half coffee shop, wine bar and brasserie; half interior design superstore. The Emporium is genuinely unlike anywhere you have seen or been before and its Parisian Grand Cafe style appeals to everyone.

Website: http://www.theemporiumclitheroe.co.uk

Piccolino

Type: Restaurant | Where: In Clitheroe

Piccolino serves the best and freshest seasonal produce, Italian cheeses, meat and seafood that reflect pure Italian flavours. The restaurant offers a wonderful combination of both modern and classic Italian dishes prepared in an open kitchen in full view of diners.

Website: http://individualrestaurants.com/piccolino/clitheroe/

The 3 Millstones Inn

Type: Restaurant | Where: Near to Clitheroe

Family-run by husband and wife team Lauren (Front of House) and Matthew (Head Chef), The 3 Millstones is a small but perfectly formed restaurant which offers a warm, welcoming atmosphere that will make you feel right at home.

Website: http://www.3millstones.com/

The Ale House

Type: Pub | Where: In Clitheroe

An independent micro pub offers the very best in great craft, cask and keg beers and live entertainment, as well as helping to restore the heart and soul back into our towns and cities.

Website: http://www.thealehouseclitheroe.co.uk/index.html

The Apricot Meringue

Type: Café | Where: In Clitheroe

If you're looking for a renknowed cafe in Clitheroe with excellent service, a friendly welcome and a variety of homemade food, then look no further than Apricot Meringue. We are centrally located and close to both the railway station and the travel interchange.

Website: http://www.apricotmeringue.co.uk/

The Aspinall Arms

Type: Pub | Where: In Clitheroe

The Aspinall Arms is found right in the heart of the Ribble Valley, and sits on the banks of the river overlooking the medieval All Hallows church and the 14th century Great Mitton Hall on the raised bluff opposite.

Website: http://www.brunningandprice.co.uk/aspinallarms/

The Assheton arms

Type: Pub | Where: Within 5 miles

Pub classics, creative world food and sensational seafood specials. Delivering exceptional quality food in outstanding locations is at the heart of what we do.

Website: http://seafoodpubcompany.com/venue-promotions/the-assheton-arms-downham-clitheroe/

The Atrium Cafe

Type: Café | Where: In Clitheroe

At the Atrium we believe in a warm welcome, good service, great food and value for money.
Everything we purchase is from the best local suppliers and our produce is handmade on-site using top-quality ingredients. Only our bread is made off-site by our quality bakery supplier.

Website: https://www.castleweddingsandevents.co.uk/atrium-cafe-clitheroe/

The Authentic Asian Street Food Stall

Type: Asian | Where: In Clitheroe

Authentic Asian street food brought to you by Clitheroe kid Tahir and his wife Samina. Always fresh, always homemade - come and give us a try at our new stall on Clitheroe Market. 
Also available for external catering at your special occasion.

Website: https://en-gb.facebook.com/TheAuthenticAsianStreetFoodStall/

Bashall Barn

Type: Restaurant | Where: In Clitheroe

We have a light, modern and spacious dining area, serving meals from 9:00 till 4:00, 7 days a week starting with breakfast, traditional and home cooked, then to lunch with a superb seasonal offering of traditional dishes and then on to afternoon tea. If you're lucky we'll even have a pianist tinkering away for you as well.

Website: http://www.bashallbarn.co.uk/

Bawdlands Chippy

Type: Take-Away | Where: In Clitheroe

Here at our family run business we use Palm oil to fry the chips & finest dripping to deep fry our Icelandic sourced Fish. We also peel and cut our own chips on the premises. 

Website: https://en-gb.facebook.com/bawdlandschippy/

Benedicts of Whalley

Type: Café | Where: Near to Clitheroe

Benedicts has become the perfect place to meet up with friends or dine alone in warm comfort amongst new friends. A continental style cafe bar that in year one was awarded a national accolade for its coffee with the judges comments that it was unprecedented for a new business to win this award.

Website: http://www.benedictsofwhalley.co.uk/

Bengal Masala

Type: Take-Away | Where: In Clitheroe

Bengal Masala are a authentic Indian and Bangladeshi take away. The owner Raj has been in take away business for 25 years. The authentic menu by Bengal Masala is specially prepared by Raj and his head chef to ensure
the best menu using authentic recipe is prepared by us.

Website: http://www.bengal-masala.co.uk/index.php

Blueberries

Type: Café | Where: In Clitheroe

Nestled on the edge of Clitheroe Market, Blueberries is not your typical market greasy spoon. It’s light, bright, airy and homely with simply wall-art pieces bringing out the purple theme to match the name.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Blueberries-CafeOn-The-Market/202068109877246

Bolton by Bowland Tea Rooms

Type: Café | Where: Near to Clitheroe

A lovely little tea room with home made cakes to die for. This is a small tea room set in the little village of Bolton by Bowland, the setting is old worldly and well worth a visit.

Website: https://en-gb.facebook.com/Bolton-by-Bowland-Tea-Rooms-Shop-767610113296140/

Breda Murphy

Type: Restaurant | Where: Within 5 miles

This is Breda Murphy Restaurant and Delicatessen. Since 2006, we’ve been delighting visitors with our food created by Breda Murphy and head chef, Gareth Bevan, inspired by modern British and Irish cuisine.

Website: https://www.bredamurphy.co.uk/#home

Brioche

Type: Café | Where: In Clitheroe

Brioche is a licensed cafe bar in the heart of Clitheroe, offering eat-in and takeaway food and drink. Sometimes open for special evenings with food and music.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/briochecafebar

Brizola Bar and Grill

Type: Restaurant | Where: In Clitheroe

For those who are looking for a unique dining experience in Clitheroe, offering sublime Greek food at affordable prices. We love food, lots of different food, just like you.

Website: http://www.brizolabarandgrill.co.uk/

The Brown Cow - Chatburn

Type: Pub | Where: Near to Clitheroe

We are a traditional country pub and restaurant, located in the beautiful Ribble Valley.We are open all day - every day. We serve excellent quality; freshly prepared and locally sourced meals. 

Website: https://en-gb.facebook.com/pages/Brown-Cow-Chatburn/292470624202579

The Buck Country Pub

Type: Pub | Where: Within 10 miles

The Buck Country Pub is nestled in the Green Pastures of Lancashire hidden amongst acres of the most outstanding natural beauty in the Ribble Valley. 

Website: https://www.buckcountrypubpaythorne.co.uk/

The Buck Inn

Type: Pub | Where: In Clitheroe

Built in 1906 and kept up-to-date with an open plan bar area and pool table. Beer garden at the rear. An occasional Thwaites special is offered.

Website: https://en-gb.facebook.com/Buck-Inn-413139958729934/

The Calf's Head

Type: Restaurant | Where: Near to Clitheroe

Nestled at the foot of Pendle Hill, the Calf’s Head is a Country House Hotel, Restaurant and Watering Hole with eleven quality en-suite bedrooms and stunning views across the countryside including Pendle Hill.

Website: http://www.calfshead.com/

Callooh! Callay!

Type: Café | Where: In Clitheroe

Callooh! Callay! is just the antidote to a cold, grey winter’s day – a charming and cosy Alice in Wonderland-themed tearoom tucked away in Clitheroe.

Website: https://en-gb.facebook.com/Callooh-Callay-149033855185760/

Castle Chippy

Type: Take-Away | Where: In Clitheroe

A good value chippy with a very extensive menu, and friendly staff! Excellent batter and banter! On Moor lane just as you drive up into the town. What more can you ask for?

Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Castle-Chippy-Clitheroe/264859493599505

Coach & Horses

Type: Pub | Where: Within 10 miles

Welcome to the Coach & Horses in Bolton by Bowland. Set in the heart of our Area of Natural Beauty we offer luxury boutique accomodation and fine dining.

Website: https://www.coachandhorsesribblevalley.com/

Colborne House Cafe / Swales

Type: Café | Where: In Clitheroe

Enjoy Magnificent food at your favourite Coffee & Tea Shop with not only amazing servicesolid service but with lovely Staff. Please come down and have a drink.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Swales-Cafe/532388193470175?nr

Country Kitchen Cafe

Type: Café | Where: Near to Clitheroe

Traditional hearty food in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. A great favourite with cyclists and walkers. Open in the evening on special occasions.

Website: https://en-gb.facebook.com/countrykitchenwaddington/

Dil Raj Restaurant

Type: Asian | Where: In Clitheroe

We are proud to bring you exellent Indian cuisine at reasonable prices. Dilraj Restaurant is a Fully Licensed Indian & Bangladeshi Cuisine and is also Open Kitchen.

Website: http://www.dilrajrestaurant.co.uk/

The Dog Inn

Type: Pub | Where: Near to Clitheroe

The pub has a warm and inviting ambience and excellent homemade food is available every lunch time between 12pm -  2pm. Our homemade dishes change on a daily basis.

Website: http://www.dog-innwhalley.co.uk/index.html

The Eagle at Barrow

Type: Brasserie | Where: Within 5 miles

The place where you can relax and dine out in a welcoming, comfortable and informal atmosphere. Enjoy traditional ales and good food in the bar & brasserie, perfect to meet with friends or celebrate that special occasion.

Website: https://theeagleatbarrow.co.uk/

Edisford Bridge Hotel

Type: Pub | Where: In Clitheroe

Traditional country pub serving fresh homemade food & cask ales 7 days a week. Close to the banks of the River Ribble in the heart of the Ribble Valley.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Edisford-Bridge-Hotel-656070224523197

Escape Coffee & Cocktails / Esc CC

Type: Bar | Where: In Clitheroe

Sit back, unwind and escape the stresses of every day life. Enjoy an award winning cup of delicious coffee or delicate loose leaf tea and relax in the loving, industrial atmosphere. Relax with a delectable hand crafted cocktail or try one of our more unique beers and ciders. 

Website: https://www.escapecoffeeandcocktails.co.uk/

Exchange Coffee Company

Type: Café | Where: In Clitheroe

We are coffee roasters and tea merchants based in Lancashire and Yorkshire, in the North West of England. We feel that the secret of great coffee is its freshness! We hand roast in small batches with great care, quite often to order. 

Website: https://www.exchangecoffee.co.uk/places/clitheroe_shop

F1 Osteria & Pizzeria / Francesco's

Type: Take-Away | Where: In Clitheroe

As a Neapolitan chef with more than 15 years experience, I take pride in my traditional Italian food. Pizza, pasta, wine and much more!

Website: http://francescos.co.uk/

Foxfields Hotel Restaurant

Type: Restaurant | Where: Within 10 miles

The Foxfields Restaurant is renowned in the local area, serving a delicious fresh menu and using only the best in local ingredients. But we don't believe in resting on our laurels and are constantly working on new recipes and dishes to do even better to delight and surprise our new and regular diners.

Website: http://foxfieldshotel.com/Dining

Freemasons Arms

Type: Pub | Where: Within 10 miles

Welcome to Freemasons at Wiswell, where fabulous food is served in an elegant and relaxed rural setting. The inn is located in the 'chocolate box' village of Wiswell, near Clitheroe, in the picturesque Ribble Valley.

Website: http://www.freemasonsatwiswell.com/

The Green Jersey

Type: Café | Where: In Clitheroe

The Green Jersey Cafe is at the heart of our community. It’s a great place to meet up with fellow cyclists for a brew and a chat, whether you’ve ridden round the world or round the corner!

Website: http://thegreenjersey.co.uk/

Greendale View Kitchen

Type: Restaurant | Where: Near to Clitheroe

Very much a family affair, Greendale View Kitchen on Chatburn Road, Downham, has re-opened with stylish new interiors, wonderful views and a mouth-watering ‘all day’ menu of home cooked fare.

Website: http://www.greendaleview.co.uk/

Higher Buck

Type: Pub | Where: Near to Clitheroe

Boasting a traditional informal pub atmosphere with some modern tasteful touches, the inn now offers excellent food and seven beautifully appointed and individually furnished bedrooms. Whether you just want a drink, a snack or a great meal, you can be sure you'll get a hearty welcome.

Website: http://www.higherbuck.com/

Holmes Mill

Type: Brasserie | Where: In Clitheroe

Based in the heart of Clitheroe, Holmes Mill is a unique celebration of food, drink and leisure. Featuring a beer hall, hotel, spa, food hall and much more, this former textiles mill is the perfect place to indulge, unwind and explore.

Website: http://www.holmesmill.co.uk/

Hoof & Rooster

Type: Restaurant | Where: In Clitheroe

Welcome to the Hoof & Rooster, an American inspired Smokehouse and Bar nestled in the picturesque market town of Clitheroe. We’re bringing the best of the Southern States to the Ribble Valley!

Website: http://hoofandrooster.co.uk/

Inn at the Station

Type: Pub | Where: In Clitheroe

Inn at the Station is a lovely 150 year old Victorian railway station hotel – located on a prominent corner of the beautiful and busy market town of Clitheroe, Lancashire.

Website: http://innatthestation.co.uk/

Jenni Pho Asian Fusion

Type: Asian | Where: In Clitheroe

Asian Fushion serving authentic noodles, and rice dishes. Cafe style noodle bar, restaurant and takeaway. Vegetarian and vegan friendly

Website: https://en-gb.facebook.com/JenniPhoAsianFusion/

La Vespa

Type: Italian | Where: In Clitheroe

Clitheroe’s La Vespa is an Italian ristorante and trattoria owned and run by Luigi and partner Donato, an Italian-born chef who is well known locally. 

Website: http://www.lavesparestaurant.co.uk/

Ling Hu

Type: Take-Away | Where: In Clitheroe

Ling Hu Sandwich Takeaway specialises in Sandwich takeaway food, serving a wide range of dishes. Situated on Chatburn Road close to the town centre.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ling-Hu/150983868317225

The Lower Buck Inn

Type: Pub | Where: Near to Clitheroe

The lower buck is an independent English pub. The family have a group of chefs, restaurateurs, and designers who collectively believe in delivering wonderful service and hospitality. Joined by their love of home cooked food, cask ale, travel and design, The Lower Buck offers something truly unique for the traveller. 

Website: http://thelowerbuck.com/

Mansell's Coffee Shop

Type: Café | Where: In Clitheroe

Mansell's Coffee Shop is a busy welcoming coffee shop serving lovely freshly prepared lunches using good quality local produce. We also offer sumptuous homemade cakes and pastries made using free-range local eggs.

Website: https://en-gb.facebook.com/mansellscoffeeshop/

Maxwell's Cafe Bar

Type: Bar | Where: In Clitheroe

Located in the centre of town this contemporary, welcoming café bar offers the ideal setting for breakfast, a relaxed lunch with friends or a quick coffee on the go. By night we offer a range of evening meals complemented by a variety of beers, fine wines, siprits and cocktails in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere.

Website: http://www.maxwellscafebar.co.uk/

Mitton Hall Brasserie

Type: Brasserie | Where: In Clitheroe

Luxurious but never pretentious. Beauty without intimidation. The food and drink experience at Mitton Hall is completely unique. Freshly sourced ingredients prepared with panache, decedent afternoon teas, the finest cocktails mixed with flair.

Website: http://www.mittonhallhotel.co.uk/

Molly's

Type: Café | Where: In Clitheroe

Enjoy outstanding food at your favourite Coffee & Tea Shop with not only amazing service service but with lovely Staff. Please come down and have a beverage.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Mollys-658788270921097/

Northcote Restaurant

Type: Restaurant | Where: Within 10 miles

An oasis of Food and Wine Excellence, with genuine service and hospitality. Northcote's Michelin-starred restaurant is elegant, stylish and sophisticated with views of the garden and distant hills of the beautiful Ribble Valley.

Website: https://www.northcote.com/

The Parkers Arms

Type: Pub | Where: Within 10 miles

The Parkers offers regional and classic food using the finest local produce and as always with a lighter modern touch in our very own special way, an eclectic selected wine list, real ales and  ensuite rooms with views.

Website: http://www.parkersarms.co.uk/

The Pavilion Coffeehouse (Shackletons)

Type: Café | Where: Near to Clitheroe

Pavilion Coffee House & Brasserie at Shackletons Home & Garden centre is on the way to Chatburn. Relax for breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea. If you're looking for a special venue for a special occasion, look no further than Pavilion.

Website: https://www.shackletonslifestyle.co.uk/our-store-pavilion

PuddleDucks Tearoom

Type: Café | Where: Within 10 miles

Situated in Dunsop Bridge, just over 10 miles from Clitheroe. All our food is homemade, and locally sourced. We’re proud supporters of British produce, so take the time to source our ingredients from the surrounding areas.

Website: http://www.puddleduckscafe.co.uk/

The Red Pump Inn

Type: Restaurant | Where: Within 10 miles

If you’re looking for the best steak in the region then book a table with us. We are the only eatery outside London to serve beef supplied by the revered Ginger Pig of London. Native Longhorn, Shorthorn and Galloway cattle mature slowly, developing a wonderful flavour as they graze on a natural diet of grass and hay. 

Website: http://www.theredpumpinn.co.uk/

Ribble Tandoori Takeaway

Type: Take-Away | Where: In Clitheroe

Using only the finest ingredients available you will be amazed with the quality of Bangladeshi and Indian cusine. What makes Ribble Tandoori Indian Takeaway so tempting? Open plan kitchen family run business Award winning chefs outside catering services Competitive prices and low cost delivery.

Website: http://www.ribbletandoori.co.uk/

The Rose and Crown Hotel

Type: Pub | Where: In Clitheroe

The Rose and Crown Hotel in Clitheroe offer a wide selection of Delicious Home cooked food guaranteeing to make the whole family happy and leaving already planning their next visit back.

Website: http://www.theroseandcrownhotelclitheroe.com/

The Shireburn Arms

Type: Pub | Where: In Clitheroe

Our restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy a special meal with friends and family. Rules and fussiness are kept to a minimum; our aim is to provide a relaxed and informal eating and drinking experience. We’d like to think that our service is friendly and attentive and in no way obtrusive, the perfect mix in our opinion!

Website: http://www.shireburnarmshotel.co.uk/

Spinning Block Hotel & Bistro

Type: Restaurant | Where: In Clitheroe

The hotel at Holmes Mill offers great value accommodation to the heart of Clitheroe with our new 38-bedroomed hotel. Built within the 1823 Spinning Block building, this stunning development brings together traditional charm with modern industrial chic. And it’s the perfect base to explore the Ribble Valley and beyond.

Website: http://www.holmesmill.co.uk/hotel/

The Swan and Royal

Type: Pub | Where: In Clitheroe

Set in the centre of the main street of the historic market town of Clitheroe, the Swan and Royal in a former coaching inn dating back to the 1830s

Website: http://www.swanandroyal.co.uk

Swan With Two Necks

Type: Pub | Where: Within 5 miles

Our menu is varied and home-cooked, ranging from the traditional to the more contemporary palate. As well as the obligatory Sunday roast and homemade pies, we include seasonal game, and other less usual options among our chef’s specials. 

Website: https://www.swanwithtwonecks.co.uk/

Taste of India

Type: Asian | Where: In Clitheroe

Clitheroe’s Taste of India has been serving delicious, freshly prepared asian food to the Ribble Valley for over 15 years. In that time, our reputation for quality, fair prices and reliable delivery have helped us to build a very strong regular customer base.

Website: https://tasteofindiaclitheroe.wordpress.com/

The Three Fishes

Type: Brasserie | Where: Within 10 miles

We harvest the finest, freshest seasonal ingredients from the pick of local artisan suppliers, and create a menu inspired by tradition but influenced by contemporary twists. Regional cask ales & ciders and a quality wine list make the perfect companions for our award winning food.

Website: http://www.thethreefishes.com/

The Time Train

Type: Café | Where: In Clitheroe

A shop full of eccentricities, curiosities and collectibles located on a pretty courtyard in Clitheroe. We are also a Vinyl record store and we have a small Cafe selling freshly ground coffee, brews, deliciously filled pies and cakes.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/TheTimeTrain/

The Villa

Type: Italian | Where: In Clitheroe

Come to The Villa where you can enjoy authentic Italian cuisine and Mediterranean dishes. Using locally sourced produce & traditional Italian recipes to recreate dishes as loyal as can be to Nonna’s & Mamma’s ricetta. Sometimes with a twist, reflecting our creative passion, by bringing a variety of seasonal tastes.

Website: http://thevillaclitheroe.com/

The Waddington Arms

Type: Pub | Where: Within 5 miles

A superb menu, featuring many local rural specialities, is complimented by an ever-changing specials board. There is also a light bites menu, or for those of an altogether healthier disposition. Using local produce wherever possible, you can be assured of wholesome meals freshly prepared to order.

Website: http://www.waddingtonarms.co.uk/