Saturday, July 20, 2024

The Fleece Inn Dolphinholme

The Fleece Inn at Dolphinholme

The Fleece Inn Vegan Platter
The Fleece Inn vegan platter

A favourite of mine. The Fleece Inn Dolphinholme is a charming pub and restaurant in Lancashire, known for its cosy atmosphere and delicious food. Their menu boasts a variety of mouth-watering dishes that are sure to please every palate. Here, I will describe some of their popular starters and main courses. There are also some lovely desserts to choose from, that’s if you have your adjustable belt on.

The Starters

For starters, The Fleece Inn Dolphinholme offers Whitebait, which is deep-fried small fish, served with a lemon wedge and tartare sauce. They are crispy and flavorful, making for a perfect appetizer to share with friends.

Another popular starter is the Calamari, which features tender rings of squid, coated in a light batter and fried until golden. The dish is served with a sweet chilli dipping sauce, adding a spicy kick to the mild taste of the calamari.

Focaccia is also a tasty option, consisting of grilled bread slices, rubbed with garlic and drizzled with olive oil. It is simple yet satisfying, and a great option for those who prefer a lighter starter.

Main Courses

The Fleece Inn Steak Sandwich
The Fleece Inn has a delicious steak and onion sandwich fries and salad platter.

Moving on to the main courses, the steak and ale pie is a crowd favourite. It features tender pieces of steak cooked in a rich ale gravy, encased in a golden pastry crust. The dish is served with buttery mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables, making for a hearty and comforting meal.

Another popular option is the steak sandwich and chips, which features a juicy grilled steak with fried onions, served on a crusty bread stick with salad, and a side of chunky chips. The dish is a great choice for those who want a filling meal but prefer something less heavy than the pie.

For seafood lovers, the moules marinière is a must-try. The dish features fresh mussels, cooked in a creamy white wine sauce with shallots and garlic. The dish is served with crusty bread, perfect for soaking up the delicious broth.

Finally, for vegans, The Fleece Inn Dolphinholme offers a variety of vegan platters. The platters feature an array of tempura vegetables, rice, hummus, olives, and freshly baked garlic toast, and salads, providing a healthy and tasty option for plant-based eaters.

Overall, The Fleece Inn Dolphinholme offers a great selection of dishes that are sure to satisfy any appetite. With its cosy atmosphere and friendly staff, it is definitely worth a visit for a tasty meal.


At The Fleece Inn Dolphinholme, there is no shortage of delectable dessert options to satisfy any sweet tooth. Their dessert menu features a variety of classic and contemporary options, all made in-house with the finest ingredients. Here are some of the standout desserts on offer.

One of the most popular desserts at The Fleece Inn Dolphinholme is the sticky toffee pudding. This classic British dessert consists of a moist sponge cake made with dates, smothered in a rich toffee sauce, and served with a generous dollop of creamy vanilla ice cream. The combination of warm, gooey pudding and cold ice cream is irresistible and is sure to leave you feeling satisfied.

If you’re in the mood for something a little more indulgent, try the steamed chocolate sponge, chocolate ganache, and clotted cream a rich and decadent dessert features a dense, fudgy chocolate ganache middle, that is studded with chunks of chocolate, served warm and topped with a scoop of clotted cream. It’s a chocolate lover’s dream come true!

Finally, The Fleece Inn Dolphinholme also offers a variety of cheese boards, which are a great way to finish off your meal. The cheese boards feature a selection of local artisan cheeses, accompanied by crackers, fruit, and chutney. There are some other desserts on the menu such as panna cotta and a choice of sorbet and ice cream.

Overall, The Fleece Inn Dolphinholme offers a great selection of desserts that are perfect for indulging after a delicious meal. With its homemade treats and cosy atmosphere, it’s the perfect spot to satisfy your sweet cravings.

Seasonal Menu

As the seasons change, so too does their menu, reflecting the availability of seasonal ingredients and the changing tastes and preferences of diners. So be sure to visit the Fleece often and try out the new menu during the four seasons

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Contact and opening hours

The Fleece Inn Dolphinholme

Anyon Lane




01524 791233

Website The Fleece Inn

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