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Hickory's Smokehouse

€€ - €€€Barbecue, Steakhouse,
70 Folkestone Road | Kew, Southport PR8 5PH, England
+44 1704 333855
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good17%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Barbecue, Steakhouse, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
70 Folkestone Road | Kew, Southport PR8 5PH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had high hopes of this restaurant as I adore American style smoked bbq. On arrival we had to wait at the front desk and attract a waiters attention. He advised that our table was being prepared and we should go to the bar and order...More

Thank Glynn B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a lovely change the staff were great the food was gorgeous big portions very tasty food family-friendly atmosphere free popcorn kids help themselves

Thank purplerain2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place to eat,6 adults & 2 kids went for dinner service was excellent, food fabulous everyone loved it, try the Parma violet gin with lemonade lovely. Atmosphere buzzing, kids made up to take the balloons home.

Thank rimsky2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our food was poor on our resent visit . It's not a cheap dining experience so you'd expect the food to be good . The young FOH girls made our experience average they were very good just a shame the food let's the place down

Thank ashgsfc25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our 1st time visiting and I can't wait to go back. As soon as you walk in the smell is unbelievable. We never booked so had to wait 40 mins but that's expected on a Friday night. Once we got to our table it's so...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When I booked I asked for a quiet table on the booking, when we got there we were shown to the noisiest area of the whole restaurant. It wasn’t full there were other tables available. Straight away I felt my request was completely overlooked. The...More

Thank Bluunoah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here yesterday after a visit to the pictures and had a great meal for a family of 3 Just one problem, trying to decide what to have Our food was all freshly cooked, piping hot and well presented The venue itself is great staff...More

Thank 129neilb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wednesday night is not a great night to have a night out at a restaurant but that makes no difference here at all. We eat here all the time but don't always sit at the bar first, we did last night because we wanted the...More

Thank Ladycatherinehay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have never been to an American diner before, went with a large group quite late on but the waiters were brilliant and the food was amazing. I really enjoyed the atmosphere and have been dying to go back again. This place is unique and brilliant

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food, comfortable place, friendly staff without being too false. Going tomorrow and looking forward to it.

Thank Ange S
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Questions & Answers
10 June 2018|
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Response from CMmS78 | Reviewed this property |
Yes very much so.. has a dog garden with picnic style table and benches for food..
Emily H
15 March 2018|
Response from alchermist | Reviewed this property |
If you go on to their website you can download it.
7 March 2018|
Response from alchermist | Reviewed this property |
if you go on their website you can download the menus.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Hot New Restaurants, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Folkestone Road | Kew, Southport PR8 5PH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +44 1704 333855
  • E-mail
Hickory’s Smokehouse is an authentic Southern American barbecue restaurant. Barbecue fans are well catered for with a mesmerising range of delicious classics including succulent wings, fall-off-the-bone ribs and juicy brisket, all smoked ‘low and slow’ as they say for up to 16 hours. Add to that their impressive range of breakfast, brunch and lunch dishes, including a 2 courses for £10 lunch offering, and indulgent Southern inspired desserts and you have the recipe for a true foodie treat to remember. Hickory's is truly family-friendly with a dedicated kids menu, designed by a team of Mum's that offers a mix of healthy food, favourites and treats. The restaurant boasts a cinema room to keep the little ones entertained along with table top activities and yard games. With a neighbourhood bar with an impressive cocktail list along with a wide selection of beers and craft ales drinkers are always welcome in the bar.
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