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Hesketh Arms

€€ - €€€, British,
Botanic Road, Southport PR9 7NA, England
+44 1704 509548
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible12%
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“lamb shank” (6 reviews)
“sunday roast” (10 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Botanic Road, Southport PR9 7NA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I love the Hesketh but find it so frustrating that every Friday and Saturday early evening there are never enough staff serving behind the bar. It's been the same for years. So often have walked out to other establishments in the village or cos we...More

Thank lesleymc67
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had not been to this venue for sometime, the pub was cosy. we were unsure what we needed to do approached a bar staff member explained we had booked and was told just find a table and order. After seating approached the bar again another...More

Thank berniegrant2017
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a meal & a few drinks The food was excellent well presented and the staff were very helpful and service was very good The disabled facilities were good We will definitely eat here again

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had never been before but we will be going again. A lovely pub that serves good food at very reasonable prices. We shared a baked Camembert with bread and celery that was delicious ! And followed with roast beef / lamb shank for the...More

Thank 123shoes
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

123shoes, what a fantastic review that you have left of us here! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed our fabulous roast dinners with us this Sunday! We think our roasts, along with dishes from the main menu such as Lamb duo, Ham...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A traditional pub in the heart of Churchtown village, the Hesketh Arms offers an extensive menu at realistic prices. Catering for all tastes and diets, including vegetarian and vegan (ask for the vegan menu) the lunchtime fixed menu of two courses for £11.50 or the...More

Thank 2mercury
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

2mercury, what an amazing review you have given us here. We are so pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable visit and that we have exceeded your expectations. We believe that we have something for everybody here at The Hesketh Arms and we thank...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked on the internet just a few hours in advance. The Hesketh Arms was chosen as we had been for Christmas dinner and had enjoyed the food and the service. Our orders for drinks where taken promptly on our arrival and a little time given...More

Thank Crawford J
Reviewed 18 January 2018

We chose meals from the Xmas menu on Xmas eve, having booked a couple of months in advance. Two of our party had vegetarian food (nut roast) and one had steak. All food was going on cold by the time it was served. The steak...More

1  Thank keithevans2018
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

A roaring fire greets chilled winter visiters to this legendary venue where an ever-changing bill of fare may be sampled incl a mini-dessert n liqueur coffee offer

3  Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Came for a nice New Years evening with friends, witnessed a fight between two groups, one with a smashed bottle ready to be used. No staff intervened, and when aware of incident apologised and checked other diners were okay. The manager was completely rude to...More

2  Thank cmwdjw
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share this feedback with us. Please be assured that this issue is being investigated; it is not reflective of our usual standards and normal events of The Hesketh Arms and so we will be giving this our due...More

Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Great Christmas lunch service was brilliant on a very busy afternoon. Although this is a pub it only allowed those customers who had pre-booked Christmas lunch in which was really good as to be honest I expected a lot of drinkers only in the bar...More

Thank Jacqueline S
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Jacqueline S, thank you for taking the time to write suuch a loveloy reveiw for us! We aqre so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us on Christmas Day! We appreciate that the day holds a lot of importance and so we...More

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Restaurant Details

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