Address: 593 Wheatley Lane Road, Fence, Pendle, BB12 9EP.

Phone number: 01282 613 264,

Lancashire Telegraph review by Suzanne Geldard from July 2, 2011

THE first time I ever set foot in the Bay Horse was on the first stop of the Pendle Pub Walk in aid of Pendleside Hospice last month.

The 10-mile trek was broken up by 10 pubs en route.

It wasn’t compulsory to stop at them all, but after about a three-mile hike over Pendle Hill from Barley we were ready for a short break.

I returned just a few days later after being enticed by the special offer I noticed on one of the walls.

Monday to Thursday, between 5pm and 7pm, a two-course meal will set you back just £9.95.

Before we arrived to take advantage of the Early Bird deal we thought we might be able to share a starter and a dessert and enjoy a main course each.

Unfortunately, desserts weren’t part of that particular menu.

But that would be our only criticism, if you could even call it that.

The chicken liver pate I opted for came with a generous helping of toast, side salad and red onion jam.

My husband ordered the battered Bury black pudding with potted pork and apple chutney.

Both dishes were nicely presented on slates, and both were wiped clean.

Main courses of beer-battered haddock (which could easily have been mistaken for a whale) and a three-cheese and onion pie arrived quickly and were served with thick home-cooked chips.

Just as well desserts weren’t part of thedeal, because there was no room for them.

With drinks the bill came to a little over £25. My second visit to this Fence pub certainly won't be my last.

Lancashire Telegraph review by Charlotte Bradshaw from September 2006

WHENEVER there's a special occasion on the horizon there's always one place you can turn to.

The Bay Horse in the quaint Pendle village that is Fence is a family-run establishment that promises quality everytime you step through the traditional pub doors.

And on a recent visit it lived up to all expectations.

We visited on a Thursday night and despite not being able to book a seat we were at a table, getting stuck into some mighty fine grub within 15 minutes.

I chose The Bay' fillet steak that was accompanied with melted Stilton cheese, while the birthday girl opted for the beef stroganoff with boiled rice.

The other two diners chose the No Name' chicken option which came with a parma ham garnish.

All the meals were served with fresh vegetables including my personal favourite the Bay Horse special red cabbage - it's divine!

A mixture of chips, boiled and Italian roasted potatoes accompanied the dishes to perfection.

Despite a wide range of homemade desserts, not one of the party could find room.

However, previously the steamed jam roly poly always goes down a treat.

With the main courses and two rounds of drinks the bill came in at just over £40 - a bargain, for what was quality food and drink.

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