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The Jug & Bottle

££ - £££, British,
15 Mount Avenue, Heswall CH60 4RH, England
+44 151 342 5535
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (14 reviews)
“liver” (9 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
15 Mount Avenue, Heswall CH60 4RH, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Situation handled so badly. The last straw was after waiting so long for ordered food (and not apparently that busy) a reserve notice was dumped on our table without a word spoken and we have not even eaten. So sad.

1  Thank michael l
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

......carveries the Jug and Bottle delivers good food, decently priced. The service at the bar is friendly and helpful, as it is at the carvery and salad bar.

Thank MartinMay3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Jug and Bottle lastnight, we had read the reviews on here and were looking forward to a nice meal. First off the barmaid wandered off with my change so two drinks cost £10!? We were then told we could sit anywhere in...More

2  Thank Claire J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The review title says it all, we love this pub from the atmosphere, the beers on offer, quality of food and the friendly staff. This time we had the liver and the burger with the brownie desert and the cappuccino. It’s too much food, which...More

Thank haltoi01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I believe that the Jug and Bottle had a complete refurbishment in Nov/Dec and had heard good reports about it. I have not been here for quite some time, as there are so many restaurants to visit in the area, but on the spur of...More

Thank BjbWirral
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ate at the restaurant whilst staying in the hotel and food was fantastic. Highly recommended would certainly eat here again.

Thank Christopher E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't fault this pub, the atmosphere, the service, the price, the quality and quantity of food! My boyfriend and I shared the scotch egg and freshly baked breads to share, For main I had the steak and onion pie which was so flavoursome and...More

Thank Delilah36
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food in nice surroundings and a bit different to usual pub restaurant menu. The black pudding scotch egg starter was cooked to perfection.

Thank alol2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were only two vegetarian choices for a main course from a quite extensive menu.The food was nice, the place busy but a little bit pricey for a lunchtime menu. It was all a la carte. The risotto I had as a starter was very...More

Thank greenhalghsheila
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably the best pub meal I've had in some time. Turned up on a punt and walked into a busy and nicely laid out pub, which had 6 (mainly local) ales on. We were able to secure a table in the back restaurant area after...More

Thank big_hairy_rob
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Hannah C
1 June 2017|
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Jan T
7 January 2016|
Response from StangeandCompany | Property representative |
Hi, Apologies for the delayed response for this only arrived in my email inbox today for some reason?! The nearest point to get on the Wirral Way is in Lower Heswall about 1 mile away. If you google the Wirral Way then... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Mount Avenue, Heswall CH60 4RH, England (Formerly The Jug & Bottle)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Wirral  >  Heswall
  • Phone Number: +44 151 342 5535
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Jug & Bottle
The Jug and Bottle is a traditional country-style gastro pub serving the best of British food and drink. The fresh homemade menu is sourced from the finest local produce.The menu includes delicious British pub classics as well as some more imaginative dishes showcasing the creativity of the chefs. The menu changes regularly so be sure to keep an eye out for the chef’s specials! There is also a great choice of hot and cold sandwiches along with delicious summer salads. If you have a sweet tooth then you will not be disappointed by the choice of mouth-watering homemade puddings and desserts.The pub is fast growing its reputation for its fantastic Sunday lunch. With a choice of three delicious meats, the best homemade roast potatoes, all of the trimmings and flavoursome seasonal vegetables all smothered in the yummiest homemade gravy…it really is the best for miles.The daily menu is served both in the restaurant and in the bar so depending on whether you are looking for a relaxed bite to eat or an evening out to wine and dine, the Jug is perfect for both. The extensive and delicious wine list compliments the delightful flavours of the menu.The bar offers a great selection of real cask ales including the local favourite “Trapper’s Hat” which is brewed just down the road. There is also a great selection of homemade nibbles and bar snacks.A true traditional pub in every way!
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