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Hesketh Arms

) #71 of 270 Restaurants in Southport ££ - £££ , British,
Botanic Road, Southport PR9 7NA, England
+44 1704 509548
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (10 reviews)
“lamb shank” (5 reviews)
“pies” (6 reviews)
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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 406 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited here many times over the years, always our stop for something to eat before we go home. Churchtown is a lovely little village, and the Hesketh Arms is the typical village pub..........authentic, retains a lot of its old character, very homely, popular and always...More

Thank westcoastboy
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Westcoastboy, it is so great to hear that you keep returning to The Hesketh Arms when in the area! We love our beautiful location here in Churchtown which, as you said, is a fantastic backdrop to an ice cold drink in our outside seating area...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in for lunch, so pleased we did. Plenty of room but a good atmosphere in plesent surroundings. I ordered lamb shank, delicious with whole roasted carrots mash and cabbage, all fresh vegetables. My wife had stake & mushroom pie with fresh vegetables. Very good...More

Thank David_Pat_Sumner
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi David_Pat_Sumner, thank you so much for your wonderful review and kind words. The atmosphere at The Hesketh Arms is one we all love and glad our guests Agree with us too! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed our slow cooked Lamb...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This establishment provides nice accommodation with good food and is only spoiled by an odious unknown smell at one end of the eatery. My party became aware of this after about 15 minutes and although it was busy, we were able to move. Anothe party...More

Thank a2jmockler
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

A2jmockler, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback about your experience with us. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed our surroundings and our food during your visit to The Hesketh Arms. It seems that yesterday there was a mains...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

After a disappointing experience on Mothers Day when the Hesketh ran out of roast meals, we returned on a sunny Sunday evening. All the outside tables were full of people enjoying the sun and the excellent range of ales and wines offered. Inside all was...More

Thank Tony E
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Tony, thank you very much for such wonderful comments and for your high star rating! We are so pleased to hear that your return visit was such an enjoyable experience for you all! Here at The Hesketh Arms we do our very best to make...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent menu, service and did not fail to deliver. Although it was a pleasant evening we decided to dine inside. It had been quite a while since we were last here, but we were not disappointed and it was pleasing to see standards on all...More

Thank Peter W
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Peter, thank you so much for taking the time to leave us this review and for your fantastic 5* rating! We are so glad to hear that you had such a positive experience with us! Your satisfaction is our main focus and we believe it...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arranged to meet other family to sit out in sun and have a late lunch on a sunny afternoon. Firstly struggled to get a table. When we did was completely covered in uncollected glasses and plates. No one came to clear them and in the...More

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

Hello Karen, we really appreciate you taking the time to leave us this feedback. Firstly, may I thank you for your high star rating, we do work hard as a team to make sure our guest have a great experience with us and feel our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Hesketh has had to change over recent years,and in my opinion is more for eating with a drink rather than just drinking. The food is normally good but on this occasion the smell from the steak was rank.We had a fair wait for our...More

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

Nickmell, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback about your experience with us. We pride ourselves on providing exceptional service, so we are disappointed to hear that your visit with us was anything less than satisfactory. Our steaks at The Hesketh Arms...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last minute visit - other half away all weekend & tied up running around with kids. Booked online via trip advisor - not been here for about 18 months - very average last visit. Arrived - packed outside tables - great atmosphere. Met by lovely...More

Thank Yeti1515
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're glad you had such a wonderful experience with us! Sometimes last minute plans can be the best and we are so glad that this was the case for yourselves! It is great to hear that our team and atmosphere made you feel welcome and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been at Hesketh Arms few times with family.The food,service and atmosphere always has been excellent can't complain.Thank youMore

Thank leejohns234
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Leejohns234, we're glad you had such a wonderful experience with us! We like to think that The Hesketh Arms is somewhere that people like to return to time and time again! We are so glad to hear that you found our friendly team were able...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We recently went to the Hesketh Arms as a large family group (7 people). We ordered a variety of different meals and all thoroughly enjoyed our food! Food arrived in great time and all really hot and presented lovely. We were also able to get...More

Thank sophia_4848
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sophia_4848, your wonderful feedback and rating mean such a lot to us. Here at The Hesketh Arms, we love it when families join us for some quality time and our team always aim to help make it a memorable experience for you all. Accommodating our...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$41 - US$41
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
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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