This Valentine’s Day we are reminded of how lucky we are to have so many high-quality, fine dining options on our doorstep. With a wealth of award-winning Lancashire restaurants, we are spoilt for choice when deciding where we should dine on a special occasion.
Lancashire boasts an impressive 4 Michelin star restaurants and 22 with AA rosettes. We’ve selected five of our favourite award-winning establishments to whet your appetite.
Moor Hall – Aughton, Ormskirk (2 Michelin Stars, a Michelin and 5 AA Rosettes)
This glass fronted restaurant with views of the lake. Chef Patron Mark Birchall takes inspiration for his dishes from the stunning Lancashire surroundings.
Ribby Hall Spa Restaurant – Wrea Green (2 AA Rosettes)
Serving Lunch, Dinner and Afternoon tea in the Orangery, led by Head Chef Michael Noonan. In addition to the A La Carte menu, You can enjoy a 7 course tasting menu with wine pairings.
Northcote Manor – Clitheroe (1 Michelin Star and 4 AA Rosettes)
On the edge of the Forest of Bowland Blackburn. Michelin star dining in the Ribble Valley. Enjoy eating the finest produce in this elegant restaurant, overlooking the gardens. Executive Chef Lisa Goodwin-Allen has featured on Great British Menu and Saturday kitchen. Here you can experience a seasonal lunch or 5 course gourmet menu.
Cartford Inn – Little Eccleston (2 AA Rosettes)
17th century coaching inn Riverside location with views of the Fylde countryside and the Bowland Fells. Led by Head Chef, Chris Bury the food at the Cartford Inn is made using locally sourced ingredients where possible, including seafood from Fleetwood docks and meat from local farms and locally shot game.
Clifton Arms – Lytham (1 AA Rosette)
Spectacular views overlooking Lytham Green and the Ribble estuary where you can treat yourself to the A La Carte menu or even an afternoon tea.
These are just a few of the options available to you in a county filled with diverse cuisines to suit all tastes and budgets.