The Sparlings at Barton brings a whole new dimension to dining, drinking and pleasure in relaxed and sumptuous surroundings. The award-winning restaurant and bar is the home of inspired cuisine from highly acclaimed executive head chef, Ian Davies.,Ian's winning formula is all about using the finest, regionally sourced produce, cooking it to perfection and serving it up in comfortable and welcoming surroundings, at affordable prices. Located on the A6 between Preston and Garstang, The Sparling opens seven days a week for lunch, drinks, parties and à la carte dining. Its popular lounge-bar also offers a wide selection of premium leaf teas, rustic coffees, fine wines, regional real ales and cocktails. The Sparling won the title of Trust Inns ‘Best Regional Food & Drink Experience’ in the Excellence Awards 2008.