WE love to shine the spotlight on local venues to socialise with family and friends in East Lancashire.

This time we have headed to Gisburn to find out about this cosy venue.

Name of the pub

The White Bull

Address of the pub:

Main Street, Gisburn, BB7 4HE

Landlord/landlady name:

Adam Marshall and Pete

How long have you been the landlord/landlady for?

Six months

Bar staff and their names:

Miles (Front of House Manager), Scott (Head Chef), Kayleigh, Gabi, Archie, Georgia, Jamie, Mandy, Olivia, James, Matt, Joe

Give us some history about the pub

Now being the only pub in the village and grade II listed, The White Bull has had many uses and many captains of the ship. The villagers are extremely supportive and are so appreciative to have it open and busy.

Is food served? Is so what’s on the menu?

Food is served seven days a week, we offer pub classics with a modern twist. Everything we serve is homemade and we strive to source all we can from local suppliers.

Is there a beer garden?

We have three large beer gardens so there is never any worry about missing the sun

Do you have any darts/snooker/pool teams


Most popular drink served is:

We have a reasonable wine offering and that with the gins are some of our biggest sellers

Have you faced any challenges within the industry

The pub had been closed for several months and before that had a dire reputation for both service and food so since opening in June it has been a hard slog to gain back the trust and customer base, this is all in addition to the cost of living constantly rising meaning getting those customers back in through the door has never been harder.

The best thing about running a pub is

Customer satisfaction and no day is the same.

The worst thing about running a pub is..

The challenges with cost of living, supermarkets offering drink so much cheaper

The perfect hangover cure is...

Hair of the dog