With eating out playing a huge part in our social calendar, finding places to eat or trying something different can sometimes become a chore! But fear not as here at Explore we are always on hand to help you find some gems to visit. Here’s a list of places to visit when your next in Southport, whether it be a family visit, romantic date or maybe just a catch up with friends.
The Hungry Monk
20 Cambridge Walks, Southport, PR8 1EN
This cool family owned and run restaurant is located at the very heart of Southport, on Cambridge Walks. The Hungry Monk is the ideal place to head whether it be for cake and coffee or a nice steak cooked to perfection, in the Inka oven. With a unique menu for all to indulge, from Surf & Turf Rump Steak to the Monks Special Sirloin Steak cooked with secret garlic flavoured marinade, the menu offers sumptuous food fit for a king. Not only does the venue offer great food, they also offer Live entertainment, with Live music, theatre performances and comedy nights.
51 The Promenade, Southport, PR9 0DX
Serving only the freshest food, cooked with care and style using Italian recipes handed down over generations, is Trattoria 51. Located on the Promenade, this Italian brings that taste of Italy to Southport. Trattoria 51 offers the option of both modern and classic dishes, from Crab Ravioli in a cream, garlic and dill sauce, to Chicken Diavola served with Chorizo and Chilli sauce. Indulge in some fantastic European food while relaxing in the continental ambiance of the venue. Also, with fresh specials on the board every day, the words Buon Appetito spring to mind.
V-Café & Sushi Bar
The Vincent Hotel, 98 Lord Street, Southport, PR8 1JR
Awarded two AA Rosettes for culinary excellence, V-Café & Sushi Bar will not disappoint when you pay a visit. Whether your appetite is light bites or main dishes, this venue excels with its menu, varying from classics such as fish and chips, fillet steak and fries to club sandwiches, there is something for everyone when visiting the V-Café. Also, under its belt this place boasts being the only Sushi bar for miles in the area, visitors can enjoy the full Japanese experience. So, whether your in the mood for wild seabass or handmade Maki, V-Café & Sushi Bar is the ideal spot for romantic dinners, family visits or lunch on the go.
Ocean Plaza, Marine Parade, Southport, PR8 1SB
If it’s hearty Italian food you wish to eat till your heart is content, then Roberto’s Italian is the perfect choice. Offering that little bit of Europe to Southport the menu boasts traditional pizzas, Pasta and fish, meat and chicken dishes, all fresh and locally sourced where possible. Roberto’s is an award-winning family run restaurant, which offers high quality, affordable cuisine. The restaurant also offers “Kids eat free” between 5.00pm-7.00pm and all-day Sunday, great deal when eating out with the little ones.
El Rincon Bodega
Eastbank Street Square, Lord Street, Southport, PR8 1NY
If its light eating and drinking you are in favour of, then Spanish Tapas venue El Rincon Bodega is worthy of a visit,located on the popular Lord Street. Savour in the marvellous flavours of Spain, and take full advantage of being presented with a complimentary tapas dish with your first drink! Offering a delightful combination of modern and classic tapas dishes, and delicious desserts, El Rincon Bodega has an extensive wine list and cocktails to eat, drink and be merry. The Tapas menu varies from Lamb, Pork and Apricot meatballs to tender Beef cooked in a tomato and flame chilli sauce. Taste great food at good value prices.