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Requested be closed with reason - For sale: for £385,000

White Bull, Preston

Pub added by peter ashworth
Water Street
Ribchester
Postal town: Preston
PR3 3XP
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Will Larter left this review about White Bull

An amazing looking old stone building, its surely unique portico and white bull statue identifying it unmistakably in every photograph. The door beneath the portico leads into a fairly ordinary hall-cum-foyer, and this is where the bar is situated. Rooms lead off - a public bar with TV to the left and a dining room to the right, a beer garden to the rear and stairs up to the accommodation straight ahead. The disappointment was the beer: two hand pumps with Wye Valley HPA (what's that doing here in Lancashire) and Timothy Taylor Landlord available on two of the four hand pumps, the others not being in use. If Bowland Brewery beers had been available, as at the time of Ray's review below, I might have been tempted to come close to his score of 8; as it is I rate this a 5.

Date of visit: 15th June 2017

On 3rd September 2017 - rating: 5
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Real Ale Ray left this review about White Bull

Dates back to 1702 a Grade II listed building. Has a fairly large interior, staff and locals friendly and chatty. Bowland beers served here, which are always on my list.

On 26th February 2011 - rating: 8
[User has posted 2750 recommendations about 2750 pubs]

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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Alexander Kapp
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Latest updates View all updates for White Bull, Ribchester
24th May 2019, 15:44
Request to mark pub as closed by ROB Camra approved
 
24th May 2019, 15:44
Request to mark pub as closed submitted by ROB Camra, with included notes: For sale: for £385,000

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  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 26 February 2011 by hondo .
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