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The Roebuck Inn, Blackburn

Pub added by elizabeth mcgraw
High Street
Rishton
Postal town: Blackburn
BB1 4JZ
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Thuck Phat left this review about The Roebuck Inn

An old building which seems to have been shamefully treated to a characterless open plan makeover inside.
There'd been an awful lot rain prior to our visit and the explanation given for the lack of real ale was a flooded cellar. Perfectly plausible but the reversed pump clips were showing GK IPA and Pedigree so there isn't necessarily a huge draw even with an operational cellar. We settled for Guiness.
The Roebuck may be the best bet for a beer in Rishton but the To Let sign outside suggests that it's future hangs in the balance.

On 25th July 2012 - rating: 5
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Bucking Fastard left this review about The Roebuck Inn

Clearly an old building,with a stone displaying 1757,fine weathered stone steps up to the entrances and an ornamental portico above the main door this looked promising from the outside.Sadly the internal makeover leaves the impression of a 'spoons despite the liberal use of wood partitioning and a low ceiling.There is a raised pool section,a table football machine,and an open plan area to the left of the front door,but no signs of any original features apart from some leaded light windows.
There had been a cellar flood,so no real ale but the two handpumps had reversed clips for Pedigree and GK IPA ,so no great loss there.
The lease is available ,but for now a manager has been installed.To say this was the best pub we visited in Rishton,is more of an indictment of the pub up the road.No revisit is planned.

On 9th July 2012 - rating: 5
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Map location corrected by Alan Hurdle
Rishton, 0.48 miles, 9 min walk (show)
Church & Oswaldtwistle, 2.2 miles, 42 min walk (show)
Accrington, 2.91 miles, 56 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Roebuck Inn, Rishton
26th Sep 2020, 16:14
Pub map correction submitted by Alan Hurdle approved
 
26th Sep 2020, 16:14
Pub map correction submitted by Alan Hurdle

Pub Details

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  • Function Room : Yes - According to Facebook page - last updated 21 July 2015 by Dave McNally
  • Karaoke : Yes last updated 21 May 2015 by Dave McNally
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 09 July 2012 by Alan Hurdle
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