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The Hest Bank, Lancaster

Hest Bank Lane
Hest Bank
Postal town: Lancaster
LA2 6DN
Phone: 01524824339

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Punch Taverns

Reviews (Current Rating Average: 7 of 10) Add Review see review guidelines


Brainy Pool left this review about The Hest Bank

nice labyrinthine canalside pub tucked away in a lovely location, but the handprints of an inept pubco are all over it. two drinker friendly bars either side as you come in and they sink down to what is mainly a dining area. Decor is modern in all areas. Service can be a bit of a shambles to be honest. only national standard beers served, Wainwrights, Landlord and Bombardier this time. just a bit corporate and dull for such a historic pub.

On 9th February 2020 - rating: 5
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Will Larter left this review about The Hest Bank

I can remember this as a Boddingtons pub 40 years ago, and I was last here 20 years ago when the beer garden was very pleasant. It seems to be more car park than anything now, though there are plenty of tables with numbers on for when you order food. On the bar these days: nationally available brands. Bass, Wainwright and Jennings Cumberland Ale. I went for the Bass, but in a blind tasting I'm not sure I would have known. The pub itself, which used to be painted white, was unrecognisable to me both inside and out. Never go back is sound advice.

On 5th August 2019 - rating: 5
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Peter Rydings left this review about Hest Bank Hotel

Its a must to call in been in this area many times the first time i have come across it yes its very foody but worth a visit very nice big beer Garden to sit out if the weather is good

On 5th September 2014 - rating: 10
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Real Ale Ray left this review about Hest Bank Hotel

A 16th century canalside coaching inn. This fair sized inn offers a choice of six real ales, which are kept well. I also recommend their Lancashire hot pot which is very good. Will call again.

On 30th July 2011 - rating: 8
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