Southend is filled with delicious restaurants that will take your holiday meals to the next level. In addition to traditional fare, you will find an amazing selection of flavours to choose from, including Mediterranean, Indian and French cuisine.

    Whether you are looking for a romantic fine dining experience, a casual pub or modern dining at a world-class casino, there is sure to be something to please your palate. Here are the top 10 places locals love to eat in Southport.


    Great Himalayas Nepalese Restaurant and Bar

    Experience Nepalese culture and flavourful food

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    Great Himalayas Nepalese Restaurant and Bar serves a traditional Nepalese menu in a relaxed atmosphere. You will find the restaurant on Lord Street by the Manchester Road roundabout. The owners are from the Himalayas, and you will see their focus on a full cultural experience throughout the restaurant with velvet-covered seating, stunning decor and relaxing Nepalese music.

    The menu contains a wide array of starters and main dishes featuring lamb, seafood, chicken and vegetarian ingredients. You can even enjoy a Nepalese beer with your dinner.

    Location: 665 Lord St, Southport PR9 0AW, UK

    Open: Sunday from 2.30 pm to 10.30 pm, Tuesday–Thursday 4 pm to 10.30 pm, Friday–Saturday 4 pm to 11 pm (closed on Mondays)

    Phone: +44 (0)1704 512345


    Kalash Divine Indian

    Indulge in exquisite traditional Indian cuisine cooked with passion

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    Kalash Divine Indian features healthy, fragrant cuisine that's a 'feast to the senses'. You will find the eatery located on Lord Street. The menu starts with tasty appetisers such as kebabs and samosas, features main dishes like tandoori prawns and vegetarian and meat curries, and finishes with scrumptious dessert specials.

    They also offer a separate menu aimed to please vegan diners. The chefs at Kalash Divine place great emphasis on combining the freshest ingredients and rich native spices to provide exciting meals for you to enjoy.

    Location: 1 - 5, Lord St, Southport PR8 1RP, UK

    Open: Sunday from 5 pm to 9 pm, Tuesday–Thursday from 5 pm to 9.30 pm, Friday–Saturday from 5 pm to 10 pm (closed on Mondays)

    Phone: +44 (0)1704 548777


    Le Boulevard

    Enjoy traditional British food paired with flavours from around the world

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    Le Boulevard offers British fare paired with exotic tastes from around the globe. You will find the restaurant located near Southport's beach and attractions. This cosy spot is great for a light lunch or full dinner, and the menu offers something for everyone. You may enjoy their house speciality, a large roast dinner with Yorkshire pudding topped with house-made gravy, or perhaps an expertly prepared seafood special.

    Their exciting burgers are a local lunch favourite, and a children's menu is available for the little ones. Because of the small size of this popular space, you will want to make a reservation in advance.

    Location: 18, Cambridge Arcade, Southport PR8 1AT, UK

    Open: Sunday and Tuesday–Friday from 10 am to 4 pm, Saturday from 9 am to 4.30 pm (closed on Mondays)

    Phone: +44 (0)1704 541697



    Taste global flavours served with a striking presentation

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    Twelve offers a modern, eclectic menu in a relaxed atmosphere with unique decor. You will find the restaurant situated on the corner of Princes Street and Market Street. The chef and owner has designed the menu based on the memories and tastes he experienced working in countries around the world.

    The focus is on eye-catching modern dishes featuring seasonal ingredients. You can order from the a la carte menu that features carpaccio, seafood stew and wagyu tenderloin, or try their fusion or vegan tasting menus. They also have a fantastic bar where you can enjoy cocktails and small plates.

    Location: 12 Princes St, Southport PR8 1EZ, UK

    Open: Daily from 6 pm to midnight

    Phone: +44 (0)1704 533105


    The Fig Bistro

    Sample Egyptian street food and more

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    The Fig Bistro serves authentic Middle Eastern cuisine with new tastes from Egypt and North Africa. The bistro is located off the A570 near the waterfront. The main focus is on popular Egyptian street foods, but there is also a nice selection of North African and other Middle Eastern eats. You can enjoy a 2-course dinner with a starter like halloumi cheese batons and entree options such as lamb kofta or vegetable tagine.

    The house wine offerings have been selected to pair exquisitely with the menu. The warm ambience and great service, along with the exotic flavours, are sure to make this a dinner to remember.

    Location: 93 Eastbank St, Southport PR8 1DG, UK

    Phone: +44 (0)1704 544615


    Bistro Bar Med

    Enjoy Mediterranean bites

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    Bistro Bar Med serves a diverse selection of specialities highlighting flavours from Spain, Greece and Türkiye in a rustic Mediterranean atmosphere with magnificent hand-painted murals. It is just a short walk from King's Gardens. Favourites on the menu include Turkish stuffed vine leaves, Spanish omelettes and Greek dips such as hummus and tzatziki.

    You can enjoy a delicious sangria or speciality cocktail at the charming bar. Be sure to check their social media for a schedule of themed nights, such as Turkish Night featuring belly dancing and Elvis and the Beatles Night.

    Location: 7 Coronation Walk, Southport PR8 1RD, UK

    Open: Sunday and Wednesday–Thursday from 5 pm to 9 pm, Friday–Saturday from 5 pm to 10 pm (closed Monday–Tuesday)

    Phone: +44 (0)1704 512009


    Cheshire Lines Inn

    Sample local pub food and relax in a lovely beer garden

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    Cheshire Lines Inn serves comforting pub food in a rustic atmosphere. You will find the restaurant just minutes away from the famous Lord Street. You can dine outdoors in the secret beer garden or head inside where you will find an intimate space with casual dining tables, a beautiful bar and a roaring fireplace.

    You can try the popular lunch platter that includes a choice of lamb, beef, gammon or chicken served with Yorkshire pudding, roasties and veggies. The menu also has traditional pub offerings including burgers, sandwiches and wings.

    Location: 81 King St, Southport PR8 1LQ, UK

    Open: Sunday–Thursday 11 am to 8.30 pm, Friday–Saturday from 11 am to 11 pm

    Phone: +44 (0)7787 406504



    Have a tasty lunch on a patio

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    Hideaway restaurant features a wide array of bistro favourites to enjoy in a casual dining room or on a quaint outdoor patio. You will find it located on Scarisbrick Avenue, making it an ideal place to stop for lunch while enjoying a day of shopping or taking in the sights.

    The menu offers soups, salads, burgers and wraps as well an amazing tapas selection. The extensive wine list offers many selections that will pair with your meal, be sure to ask your server for a suggestion.

    Location: 5 Scarisbrick Ave, Southport PR8 1NN, UK

    Open: Sunday–Wednesday from 10 am to 5 pm, Thursday–Saturday from 10 am to 10 pm

    Phone: +44 (0)1704 548665


    Bistrot Vérité

    Enjoy locally sourced and seasonal French cuisine

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    Bistrot Vérité is a cosy, French-style restaurant featuring a menu that is updated often to provide the best locally sourced seasonal ingredients. You can find the bistro off of Liverpool Road. The Gallic-themed dishes change daily, and you can see the current menu chalked up on boards around the restaurant.

    Menu items include small bites like steak tartare salad and crispy frog legs and entrees such as chicken schnitzel and char-grilled rib-eye. The restaurant is usually quite busy, so booking early is important.

    Location: 7 Liverpool Rd, Birkdale, Southport PR8 4AR, United Kingdom

    Open: Tuesday from 5.30 pm to 10 pm, Wednesday–Saturday from noon to 1.30 pm and 5.30 pm to 10 pm (closed Sunday–Monday)

    Phone: +44 (0)1704 564199


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    Fahrenheit Restaurant

    Enjoy British eats while watching a live performance

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    Fahrenheit Restaurant serves casual British cuisine in a modern and chic atmosphere. The restaurant is located in the vibrant Genting Casino Southport, and you can order from a shortened menu while in the casino.

    The restaurant offers a variety of sandwiches, burgers, pizza, wings and entrees like chicken tikka masala to choose from. In the restaurant, you can sit near the stage and enjoy live entertainment or enjoy the outdoor dining terrace overlooking Marine Lake and the Irish Sea.

    Location: Genting Casinos, Southport PR9 0DZ, UK

    Open: Daily from noon to 6 am

    Phone: +44 (0)1704 504700


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