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The Lakeside Inn

The Promenade Marine Lake, Southport PR9 0EA, England
+44 1704 530173
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Embarrassed

I wish I didn't have to write this review but so disappointed with my experience yesterday. I visit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ryan D
,
Wigan, United Kingdom
via mobile
Little Gem

Smashing little dog friendly pub with lovely area at the rear overlooking the lake. Always a decent... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RobOwen
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“smallest pub” (27 reviews)
“the pub” (13 reviews)
“decking area” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
The Promenade Marine Lake, Southport PR9 0EA, England
CONTACT
+44 1704 530173
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"smallest pub"
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"the pub"
in 13 reviews
"decking area"
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"little gem"
in 7 reviews
"walked past"
in 2 reviews
"plenty of outdoor seating"
in 2 reviews
"quiet drink"
in 2 reviews
"pork pie"
in 3 reviews
"weather permitting"
in 2 reviews
"staff were friendly"
in 2 reviews
"britain"
in 22 reviews
"marine"
in 12 reviews
"promenade"
in 8 reviews
"pint"
in 6 reviews
"ales"
in 3 reviews
"windy"
in 4 reviews
"shame"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wish I didn't have to write this review but so disappointed with my experience yesterday. I visit this pub nearly every time I go to Southport which is very frequently and as it was such a lovely night last night I thought it would...More

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Kirkysue, Owner at The Lakeside Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

I have spoke to my member of staff Lou who was on shift , she was polite and in no way embarrassed you, I don’t understand why you would feel like an idiot ? it was just our staff replying to your enquiry? , we...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Smashing little dog friendly pub with lovely area at the rear overlooking the lake. Always a decent bitter on and of course the usual lagers.

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Visited this welcoming Dog Friendly pub on a short break to Southport. What a wonderful little Pub it was like being in a friends Front Room perfect for a Cold Dec day, room outside for the summer.

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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Love this pub nice people great service but this year out for a chilled drink but couldn’t get over the smell of dogs in the place really put us off probably need to get rid of the carpets if letting dogs in floor would be...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Attempted to call in and have a drink with my wife and 8 year old daughter on Sunday. The waitress immediately told us our daughter was not allowed inside the bar, but was welcome to sit outside (in the wind and rain I would like...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

This really is a small pub but a has about 10 tables outside. We went to southport for the day and went for a drink! Friendly staff behind the bar. Clean toilets. No children allowed inside! Well worth a little visit if your in Southport!

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

Visited the Lakeside during a walk around Southport. It claims to be the smallest pub in England. Whether it is or isn't makes no difference as this is a superb pub. It was quiet as it was early on a Thursday when we called in...More

1  Thank Glenn F
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

My friend and I had taken her dogs for a walk in the afternoon along the promenade, so on the way back we stopped at 'The Lakeside Inn' for a Peroni Beer. We sat on the benches at the side of the pub as we...More

Thank Juliet L
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Kirkysue, Owner at The Lakeside Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you so much! Great to hear from you! We are Dog Friendly & your always very welcome to take your dogs 🐶 inside or on the decking! Hope to See you again soon! Cheers 🥂🍾🍷🍺🐶🐶🐶! Kind Regards!

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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Had a wander around Southport like to pop into this place nice friendly atmosphere and friendly towards dogs

1  Thank Neil W
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Loverly pub dog friendly staff are really helpful and always have time to chat, Well worth a visit good selection of beer and wine all kept to perfection.

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Donna S
8 March 2016|
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Response from Gibbo501 |
After 6pm
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garyparsonage
30 August 2015|
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Response from jammaster66 | Reviewed this property |
It's lovely out in the deck area overlooking the lake...no idea how many can fit out there..maybe ring and ask them...
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