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The Farmers Arms

167 Hillbark Road | West Kirby, Frankby CH48 1NJ, England
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible20%
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“salmon” (4 reviews)
“steak” (8 reviews)
“toasties” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
167 Hillbark Road | West Kirby, Frankby CH48 1NJ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Farmers Arms is a classic country pub with an open fire, beams, and cask beers. The welcome is always friendly and the food they serve is gorgeous. Booking is advisable for classic pub food or more refined dishes. This is a place where you...More

Thank maureen235
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

After our walk at royden park we thought we would give the farmers arms another go. I visited a few years ago and wasn't impressed. So enter again with a sign saying 'please bear with us' as they are under refurbishment. Went in to the...More

2  Thank andrewadventure2017
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Just called in for a couple of drinks with a friend. Signs up saying they are going to have a refurb soon. Good idea. The place is a bit tired. This is a great location with a large garden and good parking. It ought to...More

Thank Malpoet
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We visited the Farmers Arms, Frankby for a quick lunch and catch up with relatives. I ordered a chicken sandwich, which was pretty awful. The piece of bread on the underside of the sandwich was covered in mould. I didn't notice this till I had...More

4  Thank 467richard
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped by this pub today after a walk for a bite to eat with a friend . When ordering our drinks at the bar it was a really awkward and uncomfortable experience. Asked for a bottle of Coca Cola rather than on draft , young...More

Thank clarelew
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Where to start? This place is run down, dirty, smelly and full of flies. Apparently its under new management, only operating a limited menu pizza, sandwiches and salad, yet the menus were old and stained? At this stage we should have left, but sadly we...More

3  Thank James R
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We visited this venue some time ago and were very disappointed by the standard of the meals. Having decided to try again after hearing it is under new management, we were again very disappointed. Apparently on the verge of a refurbishment there were no hot...More

Thank Mal2911
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

The welcome from the young lady running the bar and kitchen was first class. She looked so busy but got the food out in good time and always had a smile on her face. The food was lovely and the selection of beers was excellent....More

Thank TomBlueTom
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This pub was always a nice place to visit with the family mainly because of the nice garden area. However on this visit it seems that the place has not been well maintained; the grass in the garden had not been cut. The service was...More

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely food and venue. But the service was very poor! Waited ages for everything! Wasnt busy when we got there and when we left so no excuse really. Dont know what they were all doing.

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Emma W
31 March 2016|
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Response from Denis C | Reviewed this property |
I didn't come across any nasty people working in the pub, so give it a try. Hope I'm right.
Lee O
1 October 2015|
Response from Mike H | Property representative |
No sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 167 Hillbark Road | West Kirby, Frankby CH48 1NJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Wirral  >  Frankby
  • Phone Number: 01516771717
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Family run country pub in the heart of the Wirral featuring a large beautiful beer garden offering great, locally produced food, live music and cask ales.
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