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Hesketh Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
Botanic Road, Southport PR9 7NA, England
+44 1704 509548
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shank” (7 reviews)
“sunday roast” (11 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Botanic Road, Southport PR9 7NA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely food, very friendly staff but oh dear the chairs are oh so dirty! We came as a party of five people and selected a round table with five chairs and each and every chair was very badly stained - not our normal experience of...More

Thank MikeSouthLanarkshire
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Mike, Thank you so much for taking the time to share this feedback with us today. We are so pleased to have earned your 5 star rating for food and service.. Our team work very hard to deliver fantastic food and attentive, friendly service so...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had many meals here. Although now a Vintage Inn company, Hesketh has retained a great local feel. Excellent .More

Thank Edward John J
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Edward John J, What a lovely review and rating you have left for us! It was so nice to read your comments, hearing of how you enjoyed the ambiance which The Hesketh Arms has to offer! We hope to offer the perfect place to enjoy...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointing lunch considering they were not that busy. My friend and I had the kale and cauliflower cous cous salad with butternut squash. The portion was that of a starter very small indeed and no kale was visible or could it be tasted. Anyone...More

Thank Cassie J
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Cassie J, Thank you for taking the time to leave this feedback with us. I'm very sorry to hear that you were disappointed on your recent visit to us. I will be sure to take your comments and pass this onto our kitchen team and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

6 of us on holiday in the area, went there for lunch and agin 2 days later for dinner. Excellent value, hospitality, staff very helpful and friendly. Food excellent too and very good quality and value. Would recommend to anyoneMore

Thank John B
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to share this feedback with us. We are so delighted that you have had a lovely time with us. We think it is really important that we allow dogs into the bar area of our pub as...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the past we have enjoyed some good Sunday roast meals at the Hesketh. With this in mind, we decided to celebrate a recent achievement with an early doors meal. We shared a starter of Duo of Pate which could only be described as very...More

Thank christine c
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Group of twelve of us, all enjoyed our food, steaks were excellent, service was excellent too. Our waitress Marie Claire was exceptional so friendly, polite and helpful.More

Thank dave f
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

dave f, Thank you so much for taking the time to share these wonderful comments with us and for your amazing 5 star review. We are very pleased to hear that you had a great experience with us and enjoyed the service, food and atmosphere...More

Reviewed 12 April 2018

Until recently we hadn’t eaten here due to the inconsistency of the food quality. Previously we had to send lots of dishes back due to missing ingredients, food being cold and various other reasons Having been told by various family members that things had improved...More

Thank Janet R
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Janet R, Thank you for taking the time to share this feedback with us today. I very much appreciate you giving me as much detail as possible about this matter. Firstly, I would like to apologize for the fact that you seem to have...More

Reviewed 3 April 2018

Went here last night, a big queue by the bar waiting to be served, one person serving, he didn’t even acknowledge us, he did ask a server for help, she served one person and then disappeared. We gave up and left. Won’t be back very...More

Thank Caroljones0
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Caroljones0, Thank you for taking the time to share this with us today. I am so sorry to hear of your recent experience. This is not up to our usual service standards and i will be investigating this further to ensure that this does not...More

Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We went for our Sunday tea. It was very busy so maybe that had an impact. Positives: friendly, helpful staff, lovely location, nicely decorated, easy to park. Negatives: our food took 25 mins to arrive, one item was missing from our Sticky Platter(no-one explained or...More

Thank Tracy S
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Tracey S, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us! Firstly we are very glad to hear that you found our team to be friendly and helpful and and that you enjoyed our ambience and surroundings. It appears that your dining...More

Reviewed 17 March 2018

A good place to go for lunch if you are in the area. A nice variety of dining rooms with a seperate bar area. We found the pub to be a warm and welcoming place to enjoy a varied menu that should suit all. A...More

Thank Lakesidesmw
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

What a great star review you have left for us and your comments were lovely to read. We are so pleased to hear that you love what we do at the Hesketh Arms. We work very hard as a team to ensure that we offer...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$41 - US$41
Meals
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, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Botanic Road, Southport PR9 7NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +44 1704 509548
Description
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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