The Barn at Moor Hall

“Culinary virtuosity in a rustic-chic setting” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

ORMSKIRK, LANCASHIRE

Official Rating
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Awards
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  •   Social distancing and safety measures in place
  •   Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
  •   Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Opening status: Open
Our COVID-19 measures:
For a full list of safety measures please see www.moorhall.com/reopening

Our Inspector's View

In five-acre grounds with a lake and accompanied by one of the UK’s top restaurants in a glass-walled modernist extension, this boutique hideaway already has enough going for it. But if you’re not up for the full-works, culinary virtuosity of the main attraction, this little sibling is no slouch, serving up sharp contemporary food in a casual, beamed setting. Start with perfectly timed smoked haddock with red lentil dhal, cumin foam, coriander and puffed rice, then move on to a full-bore plate of pork belly with heavenly crisp crackling alongside smoked apple, morels and roasted foie gras.

Awards, Accolades & welcome Schemes

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3 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
The Barn at Moor Hall
Prescot Road, Aughton, ORMSKIRK, LANCASHIRE, L39 6RT
Phone : 01695 572511

Features

Facilities
  • Seats: 65
  • On-site parking available
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening Times
  • Days Closed: Monday and Tuesday, open Bank Holiday Monday
  • Lunch served from: 12
  • Lunch served until: 2 (Sunday 12–7)
  • Dinner served from: 6
  • Dinner served until: 9
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 12
  • Wines over £30:
  • Wines by the glass: 12
  • Cuisine style: British
  • Vegetarian menu

About The area

Discover Lancashire

Lancashire was at the centre of the British cotton industry in the 19th century, which lead to the urbanization of great tracts of the area. The cotton boom came and went, but the industrial profile remains. Lancashire’s resorts, Blackpool, Southport and Morecambe Bay, were originally developed to meet the leisure needs of the cotton mill town workers. Blackpool is the biggest and brashest, celebrated for it tower, miles of promenade, and the coloured light ‘illuminations’. Amusements are taken very seriously here, day and night, and visitors can be entertained in a thousand different ways.

The former county town, Lancaster, boasts one of the younger English universities, dating from 1964. Other towns built up to accommodate the mill-workers with back-to-back terraced houses, are Burnley, Blackburn, Rochdale and Accrington. To get out of town, you can head for the Pennines, the ‘backbone of England’, a series of hills stretching from the Peak District National Park to the Scottish borders. To the north of the country is the Forest of Bowland, which despite its name is fairly open country, high up, with great views.

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