Are you looking for that hot new spot for a memorable night out, or a quiet retreat where you can enjoy the company of a special someone? These top summer dining spots across Lancashire are ready and waiting to welcome you, no matter what you're looking for.

The Vincent Café & Restaurant

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Located in a prime central location on Lord Street, Southport’s stunning Parisienne Boulevard, the V-Cafe (as it is known to the locals), boasts a contemporary, chic, stylish setting offering a diverse British & European menu where you can also enjoy handmade sushi prepared by our award-winning chefs. The perfect afternoon tea is served daily overlooking the tree lined Lord Street and our famous mouth-watering Roast Beef with all the trimmings served every Sunday. Diners can also head into the chilled Pacific bar which offers an impressive cocktail menu and light bite menu options.

The V-Café has earned numerous accolades for its high standards of food and service taking stylish dining to new heights, offering a relaxed ambiance with exceptional friendly service, it is the perfect setting in Southport for any occasion.

Pre-booking is recommended to avoid disappointment.

Book online at or call 01704 883 800.

Don't miss out on a delightful culinary experience!

The Vincent Hotel

98 Lord Street




The Clifton Arms

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The Clifton Arms Hotel in Lytham offers a remarkable lunchtime experience with their Brasserie Menu, served Monday to Saturday.

With its outstanding service, and exceptional cuisine, the hotel provides a compelling reason for people to enjoy lunch at this establishment.

The Clifton Arms Hotel is situated in the picturesque town of Lytham, offering breath-taking views of the nearby coast and an inviting atmosphere. The serene surroundings create a tranquil setting that enhances the dining experience, allowing patrons to relax and unwind during their lunchtime visit.

The hotel prides itself on providing top-notch service. The staff at the Clifton Arms Hotel are known for their warm hospitality and attentiveness, ensuring that every guest feels welcomed and valued.

The cuisine at the Clifton Arms Hotel is truly outstanding. The lunch menu features a wide array of delicious options, including fresh seafood, locally sourced produce, and delectable desserts. The hotel's artistic chefs combine flavours and textures to create culinary masterpieces that cater to various dietary preferences and restrictions. Whether you prefer traditional dishes or innovative creations, there is something to satisfy every palate.

Choose to dine at the Clifton Arms Hotel for a stunning location, exceptional service, and outstanding cuisine. Whether you're looking for a special occasion or simply want to enjoy a delightful meal in a charming setting, this establishment offers an experience that will leave a lasting impression.

Clifton Arms Hotel. West Beach, Lytham, FY8 5QJ

01253 739898

Il Mulino, Roby Mill

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Founded in 2020, Il Mulino offers a modern Italian menu in a relaxed and contemporary environment. Nestled in the quaint Lancashire village of Roby Mill, it has become a destination for nose to tail cooking with emphasis on sourcing ingredients with as little food miles as possible.

Idyllic countryside views spoil you upon arriving at Il Mulinos charming terrazza, where you are instantly greeted by the warm Mediterranean tones of terracotta and a heady aroma of roast garlic and freshly baked bread emanating from the kitchen.

The perfect summer spot to enjoy an Aperol or two!   

60 Roby Mill 



01257 253355

The Fox at Roby Mill

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Nestled in the sleepy village of Roby Mill in the heart of the Lancashire countryside.

"The Fox inn is a wonderfully historic pub & has been serving exceptional food since the early 1800’s. Quintessentially British favourites bursting with fresh, seasonal produce using only the best local ingredients. Everything Head Chef Matty Manzanilla, bakes or assembled is lovingly made from scratch.

Offering the best of both worlds, in winter The Fox invites you in with its four roaring fires, However, in summer you are invited into ‘The Secret Garden’ a relaxing, sun trapped Eden.

Whether you choose to dine alfresco or spend the afternoon watching the world go by from one of the individual private summerhouses.

Throughout the summer months The Fox will host a wide range of alfresco events, from the open-air movie nights to themed live music evenings. The Fox really does have it all."   

01695 628178

24 Roby Mill, Up Holland, Skelmersdale, WN8 0QF

The Rose & Crown

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The Rose & Crown are an award-winning, traditional country style pub with inviting hosts and a well-trained team that offers genuine service and a quality dining experience each time you visit.

They have a traditional English menu with cask ales, lagers, spirits and fine wines. The menu caters to all and they will be happy to host you and your family for a unique dining experience.

Rose & Crown have a stylish outdoor eating area to enjoy a leisurely meal in style during the glorious summer days, with beautifully decorated surroundings. There’s also a dog friendly area. Booking is advised in this very popular pub.

220 Southport Rd, Ulnes Walton, Leyland PR26 8LP

01257 228500

Milkie Bar

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Based in Burscough Wharf in Burscough, Lancashire, the Milkie Bar are a very popular trending dessert shop. All their desserts are homemade and freshly made to order with a build your own style menu. Pop in, dine outside on the beautiful Wharf and take a look at the great mouth- watering selection they offer.

Whether it’s a tasty treat or snack, a spring walk and ice cream with your dog, a road trip out or enjoying their delights in the comfort of your own home, Milkie Bar will certainly please your palate.

Unit 2, Burscough Wharf, Liverpool Road North, Burscough, L40 5RZ

07889 182 813

The Travellers Rest

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Nestled in the relaxed suburbs of Chorley, The Travellers Rest is the perfect country escape for both locals and visitors alike. This traditional pub offers old world charm fused with cosy corners and alfresco dining to enjoy with the whole family.

Tranquil spots are a plenty at The Travellers Rest. Hideaway in their secret garden, soak in the rays on their lawn benches or watch the world pass by with a refreshing drink in hand on the front terrace.

All of The Travellers Rest’s alfresco dining spaces provide the perfect backdrop to enjoy their exceptional food and drink with your loved ones.

Located along Dawber’s Lane towards Euxton, in the rural landscape of Lancashire’s charming countryside, they provide the perfect pitstop after a day exploring the neighbouring villages or enjoying the bustling town of Chorley.

Address: Dawber's Ln, Euxton, Chorley PR7 6EG

Tel Number 01257 367857