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Botanic Road, Southport PR9 7NA, England
+44 1704 509548
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12:00 - 23:00
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London, England, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was my first visit to the Hesketh Arms, as we were in town visiting family. A true gem of a pub, with a warm welcome and extremely friendly staff. 6 of us had booked a table for a family meal, and the service was quite simply second-to-none. The food was first rate; and of quality and presentation you could... More 

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Thank Mike H
Southport, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Walked down to the Hesketh Arms through the lovely village of Churchtown, this was our second visit here. It was good last time and just as good this time, sat at a table for four and enjoyed a relaxing meal. We where looked after by Mari-Claire (hope the spelling is correct) who couldn't do enough for us, the service was... More 

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Thank DavidJohnHunter
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this review

Davidjohnhunter, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Hesketh Arms yet again! Your comments will be passed on to the server also and we shall all look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Congleton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After a pleasant meal with no alcohol ,my wife lost her footing in the Ladies toilet on a step which was immediately next to the entrance door. Obviously the management claimed that the signage was adequate and it had health and safety approval however the manager admitted that there had been a number of falls involving people under the influence... More 

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Thank Landygirl2015
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this review

Landygirl2015, thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback. As discussed, this matter has been passed onto the relevant department to be reviewed. We regret that this may have left you with a negative experience, although we are most pleased to hear that you received great service from our team. I will pass your compliments onto the waitress with... More 

London
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

visited with the pooch so they are a dog friendly restaurant with an area that you can sit in with the pooch😊 food and customer service was excellent!!!

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Thank Jenemma720
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this review

Jenemma720, we're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. Our team strives to fully accommodate all our guests, (four-legged friends included). We are so glad you found this to be the case during your visit. We sincerely thank you for the positive review, and look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Milnthorpe, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Hesketh Arms on a sunny afternoon after a church ceremony. What a lovely place. Staff were all polite and willing to help. Food was spot on. Well recommended.

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Thank Keith28110
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this review

Hi Keith, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience! We are very happy to hear that you found your surroundings, our team and food of a high standard, as we aim to provide 100% satisfaction to all our guests. We are glad to hear you will recommend us to others, and we hope to... More 

Nordenskov, Ribe, Denmark
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked ahead at the pub using the online facility, letting the staff know we would be bringing a 7week old baby so asked for a little more room for the pram. When we arrived we were greeted by a lovely lady who checked with us that the table that had been reserved was okay, the table had at least... More 

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Thank Cwtchh
Burslem, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Really nice historical pub that has lost none of it's charm over the years - lovely staff and great service. Forms a really nice little hub around the village green after a stroll in the nearby botanic gardens

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Thank woolwich920
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this review

Woolwich920, thank you for sharing your positive experience! We think the Hesketh Arms and the Botanical Gardens are a great combination and glad you were able to enjoy them both! We look forward to your next visit! Take care! More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Had a great time, very homely atmosphere and the staff are very welcoming and helpful, although I think it's gone abit exspensive for the food.

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Thank Michelle M
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

lovely relaxed family meal. food was very good and the staff were lovely. our waitress Mari-Clare was lovely and couldn't do enough for us. Thank you.

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2 Thank Elodie L
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback, Elodie L. We strive to provide excellent service to our customers at The Hesketh Arms. See you again soon! More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

So there's about 11 of us, bday dinner, I had crispy duck salad, £12 for 4 baby gem lettuce leaves 1 sliced carrot 1/5 th sliced cucumber 1 spring onion if that, and duck that only just filled a desert spoon and half of it was skin, there's more meat on a chickens lip than on my plate and a... More 

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Thank sandra p
General Manager A, Manager at Hesketh Arms, responded to this review

Hi Sandra P, we appreciate you taking the time to respond. The staff at The Hesketh Arms take our reviews very seriously. I'm shocked by yours comments as our sticky duck salad receives great feedback. And our garlic bread is freshly rolled out daily. I would like to speak to you to establish the date of your visit so I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$41 - US$41
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?