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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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“fish pie” (13 reviews)
“liver” (7 reviews)
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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 today

Visited the Fishermans rest last night with family for a meal. The choice of meals is very good and a wide range to choose from. There are also always "specials" available and all meals are at a reasonable cost and tasty. There is always a...More

Thank thomasmckenzie4846
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an evening meal here with another couple and as usual the food was excellent. It was very busy with drinkers and people eating but we didn't wait long for our food. We all had different meals and we all enjoyed them,we even all had...More

Thank SheilOut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent many happy hours over many years dining and drinking in this little corner of Southport and I have to report that, as usual we found the meal excellent and the drinks plentiful in choice. Friendly service by pleasant staff brought back memories of times...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three of us went in for Sunday lunch and immediately felt glad we had reserved a table before we arrived. The menu was traditional from start to finish and we had no difficulty in picking our courses. Two of us plumped for Roast Beef and...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went with family to this pub for a meal and what a meal. They have various dinners on menu like you would normally find in a pub/Restaurant and very varied with some specials on as well. Reasonably priced and food was really lovely piping...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant/Pub on he 29th June. Very friendly and helpful staff. Was very busy but service was excellent. Food very good quality and plenty of it. Would thoroughly recommend this restaurant.

Thank brucedu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

when we arrived all tables reserved, but the staff soon found one for us. I had the special Slow Roast Belly Pork with noodles and the only way to describe it is that it was a slab of glutinous happiness with just the right amount...More

Thank Roland A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food is excellent and staff is friendly. We go on a regular basis as we love it. You have to book a table as they are always busy so you can't just turn up.

Thank Nici D
Reviewed 14 June 2018

I went with five friends from our quiz team for an end-of-season meal and the pub quiz. Food was excellent as usual and the beer was good too!

Thank David W
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

This place never disappoints . Serving food until 9pm every day you can see why there’s so many regulars . The owners are so friendly and the staff fantastic . Foods beautiful well done the fish 🐟

Thank tomsam
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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
David N
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
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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