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Forge Brasserie

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Queen Anne Street, Southport PR8 1EH, England
+44 1704 500522
17:15 - 22:15
11:45 - 14:15
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Mon - Sat 11:45 - 14:15
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Duluth, Georgia
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As you come in baked goods and fresh seafood being prepared two story lots of tables and space. Lots of appetizers fresh vegetables and vegetarian dishes we shared roasted nut. Whoa so good. Also had Great Sea bass, Monk fish, Brim with wonderful savory preparations. Great service as well. We tipped really big was so lovely.

Thank rogersgreen
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While the location isn't so handy for those staying near the sea front it is well worth searching out if you are fond of fish or steaks. There is a wide range of fish dishes including daily specials depending on the catch of the day. On Tuesdays (steak) and Thursdays (fish) there is 30% off selected main course dishes -... More 

1 Thank John L
Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Have not been here for about 25 years and after being unable to get in any were near to the Atkinson Theatre on a Saturday early evening decided to give it a chance. Glad we did. Decor fine and everywhere up to date. Staff courteous and helpful. Menu was quite extensive with plenty of fish dishes. As we were going... More 

1 Thank stanretired
Warrington, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful meal, excellent customer service. We will certainly be visiting here again and more than comfortable to recommend. Well done The Forge!

1 Thank mrmacj1967
Barry W, Manager at Forge Brasserie, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we look forward to your next visit. Restaurant Manager Clint Oliver More 

Cumbria, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

So disappointed in this place as I used to cook here when I started out 20 years ago. It used to be a busy well worked kitchen with no microwaves in site. Our food was poor! Over cooked and bland mussels to start. An undercooked mixed grill with a bleeding lamb chop! The wife had cold soup and a hot... More 

Thank oliver r
Barry W, Manager at Forge Brasserie, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear you had such a bad experience, I was not aware of any complaints on the night, if you see my response please could you get in touch I would like to apologise more personally, and see if we could resolve this matter. Restaurant Manager Clint Oliver More 

Burscough, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

After working away pretty solidly for several years I recently acquired some time off. Returning to the Forge having not been for about four years wasn't on my list of things to do but it was my partner who suggested we go to Southport to avoid the Grand National crowds in Liverpool and the traffic. It made sense and we... More 

1 Thank Jamie T
Barry W, Manager at Forge Brasserie, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, reviews like this make all the hard work worth while thank you very much its our pleasure, we look forward to your next visit. Restaurant Manager Clint Oliver More 

Southport, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Visited Saturday, very little choice on menu, settled for fish and chips at £13.95, fish was tasteless, probable straight out of freezer, cheapest wine was £15. Some people are easily pleased, will not be eating there again .

Thank dgsingleton
Barry W, Manager at Forge Brasserie, responded to this review

Sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your visit, the price for the fish and chips reflects that we only use fresh locally sourced haddock, we hand peel and chip all our potatoes, with homemade mushy peas. Nothing out of the freezer. Our Ala Carte menu consists of 20 main courses, plus at least 6 on our specials, so I'm confused... More 

Chorley, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

I visited here for a birthday meal - excellent starter of goats cheese. Main was nice (monkfish curry), everything was of a good standard however the time between starters and mains was very slow. Same again waiting for desserts. The drinks came at different stages. I did have a lovely time and I would visit here again however the slow... More 

Thank linz_269
Barry W, Manager at Forge Brasserie, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I will be looking into why the service was slow on the evening and make sure this dose not happen again. Restaurant Manager Clint Oliver More 

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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Large group of us attended as a pre wedding meet up. We were accommodated upstairs and served promptly and efficiently. The food was very good and the staff very helpful. Food quality was excellent and this is an efficient and very pleasant place.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Barry W, Manager at Forge Brasserie, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we look forward to your next visit. Restaurant Manager Clint Oliver More 

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116 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Myself and six friends had lovely meals here. 2 Courses £13. 95. I had steak fresh vegetables and dauphinoise potatoes followed by bread and butter budding. Delicious. Others had chicken in sauce and fresh fruit cheesecakes. Everybody was impressed. Accompanied by a glass of wine care of the management. Thanks guys for a great evening

1 Thank Val T
Barry W, Manager at Forge Brasserie, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, the wine is our pleasure to say happy birthday to our V.I.P customers. Restaurant Manager Clint Oliver More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Steakhouse, Seafood, British, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:45 - 14:15
17:15 - 22:15
11:45 - 14:15
17:15 - 22:15
11:45 - 14:15
17:15 - 22:15
11:45 - 14:15
17:15 - 22:15
11:45 - 14:15
17:15 - 22:15
11:45 - 14:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Queen Anne Street, Southport PR8 1EH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +44 1704 500522
Tucked away on Southport's Queen Anne Street, the Forge Brasserie has built a reputation as one of the best steak and seafood restaurants in the northwest. The stylish interior extends over two floors with an open-plan kitchen where you can watch the chefs in action. Smart, efficient service and some good-value special deals. Open for lunch and dinner Monday through Saturday with room for private parties of up to 16 people

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?