Food & Drink
Time to meet with friends
Eating out is a very social part of our culture – a time to catch up with friends, a family celebration or a romantic meal – it is a universal language that we all understand.
Southport proudly boasts the most independent eateries outside of London so each time you visit you can have a different experience every time.
Local fresh produce on your plate
Looking for fresh local produce, prepared by some of the best chefs in the finest locations? You’ve come to the right place.
And if you like to eat food sourced locally, Southport restaurants pride themselves on providing the freshest ingredients, with 70% of the food they serve being produced freshly using as many locally sourced ingredients as possible.
Plus Southport has bags of talented chefs. Famous double Michelin-starred Chef Marcus Wareing, now judge on 'MasterChef: The Professionals', is also from Southport.
Who knows what culinary talent will come out of Southport in the future!
Time to travel the world
From traditional British cuisines, to a taste of the Mediterranean, American and Asian, you can start your culinary journey across the world right here.
Or you can try some of the local delicacies such as potted shrimps, Formby asparagus & Southport tomatoes.
Southport’s location between the plentiful sea and farmland provides Southport’s eateries with a wonderful natural larder of fine fresh food for you to enjoy.
A break after a spot of shopping
Wandering around Southport’s eclectic mix of independent shops, designer boutiques and high street brands can work up an appetite and we have the perfect answer.
Quaint and traditional cafes, bars serving pub grub, light lunches or a spot of sushi, you have a mix of places to stop and reenergise.
Time for Gin
Wash all this delicious food down with a gin cocktail or two, or however a pint of local beer!
A recent awakening of the nightlife scene has seen some fantastic bars pop up in Southport – gin, whiskey, themed bars to name a few.
But if the roaring fire and local ale are more for you with some British pub grub – you will find plenty of them in Southport.
There is a wide range of cask and craft ales from quality breweries, home-made beer and local ale, plus hundreds of bourbon, rum, gin and whiskey varieties. Why would you go anywhere else?
Why not download the Southport Eating Out Guide for some inspiration.