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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

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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.

A very pleasant Sunday lunch. The setting is lovely and the staff very friendly.

Ian Marsden 06 October 2016
from Culcheth

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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

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97% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (27)
  • lunch (25)
  • afternoon tea (20)
  • luxury (16)
  • large parties (15)
  • private dining (15)
  • business (14)
  • views (14)
  • value (13)
  • romantic (10)
  • child friendly (5)
  • trendy (4)
  • al fresco (3)
  • breakfast (3)
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  • (((** by from Coppull

    Although the menu looked promising the food didn't deliver on that promise. It appears that Vardons is going for a fine dining appeal without being able to make the grade, which is a shame as it does have potential to do so and if it could, the price would be more reflective, but at the moment it's pricing is a little steep. However, the food was very well cooked and the portions more than ample. The staff were very polite and the sommelier made a good wine recommendation.

  • ((((( by from Preston

    I booked the table on line, I asked for a window table. On arrival we were treated in a polite yet friendly manor. Lovely setting, bright cheerful, inviting. We both decided to have the beef this week, last week we had pork. The food & service were excellent. Rey enjoyable. Highly recommend

  • ((((( by from Bolton

    Excellent. Good menu with a range of choices.

  • ((((( by from Lancashire

    We visited Vardons on Sunday 9th Oct to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We were greeted by Jack who was very welcoming. All the staff were friendly and attentive.
    We both had a 3 course meal and we were not disappointed, every course was well presented and tasted devine.
    The restaurant itself was clean and well presented.
    I would've liked a little background music for a nicer ambience, thatsaid, it didn't spoil our visit.
    Thank you for an enjoyable experience and will recommend to friends amd family.

  • ((((( by from Culcheth

    A very pleasant Sunday lunch. The setting is lovely and the staff very friendly.

  • (((** by from Euxton

    Place was lovely, People were very nice & polite & food was quite good.
    However, there were at least 2 occasions when we felt we had been forgotten about.
    We were sat in the bar area without drinks for quite some time, even though they had been ordered.
    We saw all other dining groups receive an aperitif in the bar area, we did not.
    20 minutes between being given the dessert menu & finally being asked if we would like any is maybe a little too long.
    I think there was a large function in another room & maybe we suffered as a consequence.

  • ((((( by from Preston

    Haven't been here in quite a while. (so much choice in our area) but the meal and service continue to be excellent as always. Very friendly bar staff.

  • ((((( by from Chorley

    First time at this restaurant. location beautiful, restaurant interior - a little old fashioned for my taste but clean and comfortable. However the service was fantastic, the staff so polite and friendly, The food was amazing. From the 2 types of butter that came with our bread; the presentation was so impressive. There wasnt a dish we did not like cooked to perfection. We just kept ooing and ahing over every dish. The prosecco was served cold and kept in a bucket and tasted lovely. Fantastic celebration venue. Thank you for a lovely experience.

  • ((((( 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.

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