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Hesketh Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
Botanic Road, Southport PR9 7NA, England
+44 1704 509548
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shank” (7 reviews)
“sunday roast” (11 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Botanic Road, Southport PR9 7NA, England
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1 - 10 of 459 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

6 of us on holiday in the area, went there for lunch and agin 2 days later for dinner. Excellent value, hospitality, staff very helpful and friendly. Food excellent too and very good quality and value. Would recommend to anyone

Thank John B
Reviewed 6 days ago

In the past we have enjoyed some good Sunday roast meals at the Hesketh. With this in mind, we decided to celebrate a recent achievement with an early doors meal. We shared a starter of Duo of Pate which could only be described as very...More

Thank christine c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Group of twelve of us, all enjoyed our food, steaks were excellent, service was excellent too. Our waitress Marie Claire was exceptional so friendly, polite and helpful.

Thank dave f
Reviewed 1 week ago

Until recently we hadn’t eaten here due to the inconsistency of the food quality. Previously we had to send lots of dishes back due to missing ingredients, food being cold and various other reasons Having been told by various family members that things had improved...More

Thank Janet R
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Janet R, Thank you for taking the time to share this feedback with us today. I very much appreciate you giving me as much detail as possible about this matter. Firstly, I would like to apologize for the fact that you seem to have...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here last night, a big queue by the bar waiting to be served, one person serving, he didn’t even acknowledge us, he did ask a server for help, she served one person and then disappeared. We gave up and left. Won’t be back very...More

Thank Caroljones0
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Caroljones0, Thank you for taking the time to share this with us today. I am so sorry to hear of your recent experience. This is not up to our usual service standards and i will be investigating this further to ensure that this does not...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for our Sunday tea. It was very busy so maybe that had an impact. Positives: friendly, helpful staff, lovely location, nicely decorated, easy to park. Negatives: our food took 25 mins to arrive, one item was missing from our Sticky Platter(no-one explained or...More

Thank Tracy S
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Tracey S, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us! Firstly we are very glad to hear that you found our team to be friendly and helpful and and that you enjoyed our ambience and surroundings. It appears that your dining...More

Reviewed 18 March 2018

A good place to go for lunch if you are in the area. A nice variety of dining rooms with a seperate bar area. We found the pub to be a warm and welcoming place to enjoy a varied menu that should suit all. A...More

Thank Lakesidesmw
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

What a great star review you have left for us and your comments were lovely to read. We are so pleased to hear that you love what we do at the Hesketh Arms. We work very hard as a team to ensure that we offer...More

Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Visited today with family. Lovely Pub and really good food. Very warm and cosy. Staff didn't check if our food was ok and took a while to clear our table and still didn't ask if everything was ok. Didn't seem very friendly not sure if...More

Thank lovetoeatout201
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Lovetoeatout201, Thank you for taking the time to share this with us today. I am really pleased to hear that you enjoyed out surroundings and food on your visit. However, i am very sorry to hear that the warmth and friendliness of our team did...More

Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Set in the heart of Churchtown this pub gets it right on many levels. Always a good atmosphere and a great pint with a wide selection. The food is really good too. Try the Sunday roast you won’t be disappointed.More

Thank njdj1210
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Wow, what a fantastic 5 star review to you have left for us and your comments were great to read. We are so pleased to hear that you love what we do at the Hesketh Arms. We work very hard as team to ensure that...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Had a booking for 19 people,the service never skipped a beat,we all ate at the same time (every course). Food was delicious,service (1 young lady) was exceptional, would highly recommend. Thanks for a great night.More

Thank Tom F
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thom Flood, Thank you so much for taking the time to share this fantastic review with us! It was lovely to read that you had such great time with us and we thank you for reflecting this is your star rating! We are always looking...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 41 - USD 41
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Botanic Road, Southport PR9 7NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +44 1704 509548
Description
The Hesketh Arms in Churchtown is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
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