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The Fishermens Rest

££ - £££, British,
2 Weld Road | Birkdale, Southport PR8 2AZ, England
+44 1704 569986
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2 Weld Road | Birkdale, Southport PR8 2AZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let me start by saying I am very picky. My mum has moved to Birkdale and we were looking for somewhere to have a little party for her 79th. We only live in Formby and have passed the Fisherman’s rest hundreds of times. We have...More

Thank Garry6088
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here several times now, good value for money and the food is excellent, proper home cooked pub food. Extensive menu and always a good selection of specials. Never had a bad meal here, can't fault the service, friendly and efficient. Lovely pub

Thank el234
Reviewed 1 week ago

the food is great the staff are great manager a bit full of himself very loud flaps about like a gust of wind makes you feel uncomfortable talks down to you don't like that but apart from that, enjoyed our meal very much will go...More

1  Thank robertdog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First visit for some months and not disappointed on a busy Saturday evening. We had Sirloin Steak and Gammon Steak followed by Apple Pie with Custard. Very good quality, taste and value for money.Usually busy so call to reserve a table.

Thank carli0l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been several times over the Christmas and New Year holidays. Always excellent welcome from Ed and Jill, extensive choice of menu, superb value and great atmosphere .

1  Thank Marysim338
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered food , manager loves the sound of his own voice in fact he shouts at kitchen staff starters came and we thought they was poor value for money, a table of four asked where their food was , and was told the order had...More

1  Thank billgates2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and a lady friend visited for a New Years Day lunch and a relaxing drink. The pub was heaving and it was nice to have been able to sit straight down with a drink from the well stocked bar and cellar. I chose the...More

1  Thank TheTravellingRooster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for dinner with friends (previously been for lunch). Generous portions and not overly expensive. Food delicious. None of us orders dessert as puddings on blackboard seemed a bit stodgy. Nice atmosphere and nicely decorated inside.

1  Thank Coweam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for lunch today arriving at 12.15. Wasn't busy. Ordered food straight away. People were coming in after us and getting their food before us. Mentioned it to the waitress who came back and said it hadn't gone through! Reordered it said it would be...More

Thank Jippyjoppy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very popular pub and restaurant,always excellent food and service. It is that good that you have to book to be garunteed to get a table. Never had a bad meal there.The Fishermans rest is one of the busiest restaurants in Southport,and the bar is...More

1  Thank thomasmckenzie4846
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26 October 2017|
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Response from NickJoH | Reviewed this property |
yes they always try to answer, it can be very busy but someone will answer
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6 October 2017|
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Response from mgpete | Reviewed this property |
Don’t know but certainly the beer I had there was superb and the food is so reasonable I really don’t think it merits the question to ask for discount
5 August 2017|
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Response from shrazz | Reviewed this property |
We started the night before! But good they need bookings! Can we have 3 for tomorrow haha!!!!!!! Xxxx
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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: 2 Weld Road | Birkdale, Southport PR8 2AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +44 1704 569986
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