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Vardons Restaurant at Shaw Hill Hotel

Shaw Hill Golf & Spa Hotel, Preston Road, Whittle Le Woods, Chorley, PR6 7PP +44 1257802016

(((() British
Main course: £18
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Friday: 12:00 - 13:45 & 18:00 - 21:30. Saturday: 19:00 - 21:30. Sunday: 12:00 - 13:45 & 17:30 - 20:30.

An elegant venue for Sunday lunch to celebrate a major birthday.

Alastair Thomas 03 August 2016
from Leyland

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Overlooking the rolling greenery of the golf course, Vardons Restaurant at Shaw Hill Hotel offers elegant British cuisine. As well as an opulent Regency-style dining room, a laidback bar serves an accomplished selection of world wines.

Offering time-honoured flavours with a distinct creative twist, the Vardons menu offers an adventurous selection of flavours. From delicate, palate-cleansing options to rich, gamey meats, Vardons Chorley prides itself on using locally sourced produce wherever possible. Presented with the utmost precision, dishes include twice-baked goats’ cheese soufflé, or succulent pheasant fillets with woodland mushroom risotto.

For something sweet, sample the indulgent flavours of chocolate and banana parfait, or lemon and raspberry panna cotta. Matched to your dishes by the knowledgeable maitre d’, special occasions can be marked with one of Vardons’ sublime vintage wines.

In an exclusive country club setting, Vardons Restaurant is housed in a lovingly restored Georgian building. Central Chorley is 9 minutes’ drive away.

Vardons Restaurant at Shaw Hill Hotel

Shaw Hill Golf & Spa Hotel, Preston Road, Whittle Le Woods, Chorley, PR6 7PP

Contact +44 1257269221
Reservations +44 1257802016

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Customer reviews for Vardons Restaurant at Shaw Hill Hotel

4.5 (((() (based on 32 reviews)
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  • lunch (21)
  • afternoon tea (18)
  • private dining (15)
  • business (13)
  • large parties (13)
  • luxury (13)
  • value (12)
  • views (12)
  • romantic (9)
  • child friendly (4)
  • al fresco (3)
  • breakfast (3)
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  • ((((( by from Hoghton

    Our first visit for some time. Very warm welcome from Craig who discussed the menu and recommended wines. Most helpful, as was our waiter.
    Excellent meal in a relaxed atmosphere. Well done Craig and Team

  • ((((( by from Leyland

    An elegant venue for Sunday lunch to celebrate a major birthday.

  • ((((( by from Leyland

    Excellent meal,excellent service and lovely surroundings. Staff were excellent too. Nothing too much trouble.

  • ((((( by from Preston

    Excellent service, it was my Mums birthday and this made her feel special. Booked on line and was very easy, recd email confirnation within minutes. The room was very nice and felt very classy, the food was very good and very well presented.

  • ((((* by from Chorley

    A friend and I chose Vardons for lunch because we have had previous experience of their excellent food and friendly and efficient service. As a group of (usually) four we always go out for Sunday lunch and vary the venue around the Chorley and Leyland areas. But Shaw Hill continues to be our favourite - and special treat - restaurant where we can always rely on comfort and satisfaction. The code for the electric gate process is a nuisance as it always seems to cause a hitch when inevitably someone forgets to ask for it and has to return. It would be helpful if the employee overseeing the bill settlement were to remind customers and offer the code, even though not every customer might need this .

  • ((((* by from Blackburn

    My celebratory meal at Vardon's was excellent. The food was delicious and the service friendly and accommodating. Everyone in my party had very positive feedback.

  • ((((* by from southport

    the melon starter was refreshing and light, but the crab starter was too strong for my taste so fishy, next course main meals read rack of lamb but they came 3 on a plate (not in a rack) but they were cooked to perfection, also the other main was sirloin perfect....we found the triple cooked chips VERY greasy and not crispy at all, considering they were suppose to be cooked three times, ..pudding absolutely divine...but had we of known you got 3 petit fourbs each with our expresso we wouldn't of order`d the pudding, or vice versa......Craig knew his wines and was very good in knowing their taste and what goes with what food etc

  • ((((* by from Clitheroe

    Delightful visit to vardons restraunt for lunch! Lovely surroundings with breathtaking views, and a very good meal.

  • ((((* by from Chorley

    Food was lovely and service excellent error with billing overall experience great
    Not sure about doors open for fresh air and fly around our table on one occasion

  • (((** by from Chorley

    This meal was booked for my wife's birthday. We arrived in good time, but after 10 minutes is so, the restaurant manager approached us and said they had two groups of golfers, who were late finishing their game, so our meal would be late. We were given a dish of olives to eat while we waited. We were also given the menu to decide what we required. I booked this meal as I saw the al carte menu on line and liked it. The menu given to us was a Sunday roast menu. When I asked the staff for the al carte menu , I was told they didn't do it on a Sunday. This was not mentioned on the restaurants website. Also I have a taste card membership, which allows a 2 for 1 meal deal at participating restaurants. VARDENS is one, I informed the staff that I was going to use my taste card at this meal. I was told that you can't use it on a Sunday. I informed the staff the details were on an app on my phone, which clearly showed that it did. After going a way to check with higher management I was informed that I could. Not the best start to a special meal. When we did get to our table. The meal and service was very good

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