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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 good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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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 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent lunch Friendly warm welcome Attentive staff without being overbearing Nice place nice atmosphere Thxs

Thank baldybonce
Reviewed 5 days ago

When booking a table, we had to go for an earlier time than we would really have wanted, simply because it is so busy. I can understand why, as we were impressed with the food and service. The staff were attentive and informative (I think...More

Thank Nigel W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really nicely appointed and comfortable. Superb range of beers. Staff super friendly and efficient. Food, beautiful. Portions HUGE. I had the chicken wrapped in pancetta, simply stunning. This has quickly become our favourite pub.

Thank TisGed
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Used to love coming here however the last couple of times the meal hasn't been as good as it used to be. The beef was tough and roast potatoes were hard. Ashame as this is a great place but will think twice before coming again.

Thank spd54
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've taken my father here for Sunday lunch a couple of times recently and the food seems to be consistently good. The service is very good too - possibly a little slow on the first visit but no problems last time round. We have tried...More

Thank Phil M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taken by our friend whom lives in Heswall and found the atmosphere very pleasant and staff were very attentive. Food was good although the battered fish could have been more crispy however the flavor was excellent. This is a hotel/pub serving restaurant quality food and...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasant pub/restaurant. Plenty of space and good size tables. Very clean and nice surroundings. Food was tasty and service was friendly and good. We only went for a lunch but will go back in due course for an evening mea.

Thank ed w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited twice in a week - once with family, once with friends.On both occasions, the food was superb. Service was a bit slow today ( lunchtime ) but it was quite busy.A good wine list with a couple of Portuguese wines ( a Douro red...More

Thank Monica D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with another couple of friends on a Friday night , it was very busy , but thee wax a nice atmosphere and the staff were very obliging and efficient. The food was hot and plentiful and we never had to wait too long...More

Thank peejaydee55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was staying in the area and we were recommended to visit the Jug and bottle. There was a very friendly atmosphere just like a real local pub years ago. It may have a gastro-pub restaurant area but this has not been at the expense of...More

Thank Trevor P
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1 June 2017|
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Response from scrumpiez | Reviewed this property |
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
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, 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: 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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