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Assheton Arms Restaurant

Where is Assheton Arms Restaurant located?

The multi-award winning Assheton Arms is located in the unspoilt conservation village of Downham near Clitheroe in Lancashire. It is perfect for family meals out or for anyone who has been exploring the Lancashire countryside.

What cuisine is on offer at Assheton Arms Restaurant?

 Assheton Arms is particularly passionate about seafood; the founder, Joycelyn, was brought up with her father as a renowned fish merchantand.  With this in mind, naturally, the food style leans towards light and fresh seafood dishes. That said, the informality of pub food is also loved here, so British classics and delicious dishes are firmly on the menu. Chefs at the Assheton Arms use the finest ingredients, including fish sourced from the Fleetwood coast, meat from local suppliers and vegetables from Lady Clitheroe's garden at Downham Hall.

What is the signature dish at Assheton Arms Restaurant?

An extensive specials board is updated daily and highlights of the menu include a Goan king prawn curry and Toro pie with slow-cooked beef and chorizo.

What makes a meal at Assheton Arms Restaurant unique?

Recent award wins include being named the Lancashire Life Dining Pub of the Year and being listed in the Good Food Guide and County Dining Pub of the Year in the Good Pub Guide. The Grade II listed building can cater for up to 130 covers and is the flagship Seafood Pub Company venue.

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Extra info

Closed Times: 11pm Monday to Thursday, Midnight Friday & Saturday and 10:30 pm on Sunday

Open Times: 12pm 7 days a week. We will open earlier on request

Vendor Accreditation: AA 5*, Rosette, Good Food Guide 2015, R200 Pub Company of the year, The Publican for Best Food Offer with 2-50 venues


01200 441 227
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Downham, Clitheroe, Lancashire, ClitheroeBB7 4BJ, United Kingdom

Heading east on the A59 turn left on to the A671. At the end of the road turn right on to Chatburn Road towards Chatburn. In front of Hudsons ice cream shop turn right on to Downham Road and follow the road for 1 mile and the Assheton Arms is on your left hand side.

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