A sophisticated establishment that celebrates exquisite food and wine, Northcote in Langho is tucked away in the heart of the Ribble Valley and belongs to Relais & Chateaux. Boasting a Michelin-starred, award winning brigade of chefs led by Lisa Goodwin-Allen, a passion for local ingredients and a refined wine cellar, Northcote is a popular destination for food lovers who seek a refined dining experience in an elegant setting.
Managing Director Craig Bancroft is responsible for the immaculate standards and the alluring wine collection and shares a love of food. This passion for the ultimate dining experience has resulted in a host of awards including winner of the AA and VisitEngland Hotel of the Year 2016/17 – as well as an ever growing reputation for being one of the finest places to eat in the North West.
Menus are created by Executive Head Chef Lisa Goodwin-Allen, with wines carefully selected by Craig Bancroft. This is fine dining with professional but true Northern hospitality.
Offering 26 imaginative and inspired rooms set across the manor house and garden lodge which exude highly individual character.
Every room at Northcote combines rich and sensuous soft-furnishings, fabrics and wall coverings with highly distinctive furniture and sophisticated lighting, with state of the art tech which his discreetly integrated to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Bathrooms are ultra-contemporary and offer luxurious toiletries. Some rooms even enjoy their own private garden terrace.
Northcote truly is an oasis of food and wine excellence. Lisa Goodwin-Allen has been Executive Head Chef since 2015 and, along with her brigade of chefs, is passionate about using seasonal and locally sourced ingredients to incorporate her Lancashire roots into her creative dishes.
She says: “I am ambitious and here at Northcote, my goals have always been respected. I like food to be very visual, very elegant and packed with great flavours. It must taste of what you see. Food is very emotive and I love re-visiting some of the classics.”
Address: Northcote Northcote Road Langho Blackburn Lancashire BB6 8BE
Tel: 01254 240 555
Number of bedrooms: 26