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The Junction

News Lane, Rainford, St Helens WA11 7JY, England
+44 1744 882868
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“steak” (8 reviews)
“nachos” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
News Lane, Rainford, St Helens WA11 7JY, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Despite living about 300 yards from the Junction we haven't visited for years. Our loss, this is a very well run cosy country pub with a host of amenities. We visited for Sunday lunch and had an excellent carvery which was well cooked and really...More

Thank lynmullen01
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fabulous food, good beer, helpful staff, just awesome. Best steak baguette ever, superb side salad, great gammon. All well cooked, carvery looked amazing. Thanks to all

Thank Karin S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at this pub in October. The pub is situated next to the railway, very old world in style. The staff are great, and really friendly, our drinks order and food where served without us having to wait long. We can recommend the hot...More

Thank Lyn D
Reviewed 9 October 2017

While I have to say the food was good the service seemed to lack, got the impression if you are local and visit regularly then your treated very warm. I have not been in here for years but went for the craft ales. It look...More

2  Thank tuedid
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Discovered The Junction whilst working in Rainford recently. The pub is situated in a beautiful rural location and has ample outside seating on three tiers with lovely views, and an extensive children's play area. The pub is also dog-friendly. A good range of real ales...More

Thank Gezariyah1
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Dropped in for a bite after visiting Inglenook Farm. Good beer selection and superb peaceful location but the food was poor. I ordered a cheese ciabatta and was asked "hot or cold". I requested cold & it came hot!. My girlfriend ordered pea & ham...More

Thank Dave E
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We recently stayed on a campsite a few steps away from The Junction in Rainford . The special on Thursday night was steak night ,thought we would give it a go. We were greet by very pleasant staff , shown to a table ,had the...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Turned up without booking on Sunday but able to get a good table. Great selection of real beers and a tasty Chardonnay for my wife. Good choice on the menu (check the blackboard for the specials) with your courses being served without delay. Two courses...More

Thank steve g
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Went to a holy communion celebration here , it was held in a marquee in the grounds of the pub... It was amazing . Plenty,if room for the children to run around outside and play football in the goalposts on site...food was excellent . Would...More

Thank Sheila M
Reviewed 25 June 2017

we stayed the weekend and booked a meal for Friday night we found the food was very good the staff where friendly and there was a good choice of beers went in Saturday night and they had a very good live band performing again staff...More

Thank Andy M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: News Lane, Rainford, St Helens WA11 7JY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  St Helens  >  Rainford
  • Phone Number: +44 1744 882868
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