Bay Horse

18th-c former coaching inn with log fires, comfortable bar and restaurant, well regarded food, local ales and friendly staff


Speciality beers
Cask ales
Speciality drinks
Separate restaurant
Disabled access
  • Separate restaurant
  • Sandwiches sold

Bar food times: 12-2, 6-9; 12-3, 6-8 Sun

Typical main dish: chicken breast with haggis and creamy grain mustard and whisky sauce

Typical main dish price: £18.50

Average two course evening meal price: £25.00

  • Speciality beers
  • Cask ales
  • Speciality drinks
  • Gin (20)
  • Whisky (15)
  • Wine (12 by the glass, over 30 bottles)

Price of cheapest bitter: ££3.60

Name of cheapest bitter: Bowland Hen Harrier

  • Children allowed in the bar
  • Children allowed in the restaurant
  • Dogs allowed in the bar

Pub pets: Pub cat, Ruby, and family dog, Tolly

The good pub guide review

A characterful, gently civilised, family-run place with a series of small, rambling linked rooms including a cosily pubby beamed bar with cushioned wall banquettes in bay windows, lamps on windowsills and a warm log fire. Many customers are here to enjoy a good meal. The dining room has a woodburning stove and lovely views over the garden, where there are plenty of seats and tables. A new private dining space in a double-height converted barn with exposed stone walls is available for parties. Bowland Hen Harrier and Moorhouses Pendle Witches Brew on handpump, 12 wines by the glass, 15 malt whiskies and 20 gins served by friendly, efficient staff. Disabled access. It's a handy stopover for the nearby M6.

The good pub guide food review

Cooked by the chef-owner, the highly regarded food includes baked Scottish scallops with cucumber, seaweed and orange butter, black pudding and caramelised apple scotch egg, sea bass with peas, potatoes, bacon and creamy brown crab meat sauce, roasted summer squash with tenderstem broccoli and charred onions, duck with green beans, mashed potato, chestnuts and burnt orange and port sauce, and puddings such as chocolate and peanut butter torte with caramel ice-cream and apricot bread and butter pudding with marmalade ice-cream.

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Contact Details

Bay Horse, Bay Horse, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2 0HR

(01524) 791204

Opening Hours

Weekdays: 12-3, 6-10, Closed Mon & Tues

Saturday: 12-4, 6-11

Sunday: 12-4, 6-9