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Eccleston Arms Bar & Grill

156 Prescot Road, St Helens WA10 3TU England+44 1744 881881WebsiteMenu
Open now07:30 AM - 5:00 PM5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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What you can expect during your visit
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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Food and ambience

Having undergone a major renovation of Grand-Designs proportions, The Eccleston Arms is a beautiful 18th Century building that's full of 21st Century style. Beautifully designed with modern décor, the venue has three complementary, yet distinctly different areas - the restaurant, the cocktail lounge and the sports bar. These areas, along with the 9 luxuriously appointed bedrooms make up The Eccleston Arms. Whether you're visiting for breakfast, lunch or dinner, on business or for pleasure you can be sure of a warm welcome whether you're there to sample the mouth-watering food or the tempting cocktails, you won't be disappointed. The Eccleston Arms has plenty of private car parking spaces right
US$7 - US$69
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Mediterranean, British, Grill, Contemporary, Bar, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this was by far the best night out i have had in a long while, food was absolutely out of this world 100% recommend a visit to this restaurant the service was brilliant and as for the cocktails wow amazing all round, the staff where...brilliant nothing was too much to ask for, i will defiantly be returning very soon!!!More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a group of 4 couples, we weren't the largest group there so did expect to be dealt with and served quite promptly. Unfortunately the evening didn't start well with many of the staff not knowing what the specials were, apart from Amie. After some...confusion as for what was on offer, we ordered our food. When the food started to arrive, the serving staff were unable to tell the difference between belly pork and lamb rump! It's minor, but had to ask for a steak knife. What was supposed to be fondant potato was a dry layered potato cake, and the lamb was cold. 8 dishes arrived over 10 minute period. Then we asked for the dessert menu. After the table making our choices and ordering, we were told we had been given the wrong menu and had to re-select. After quite a while, the desserts arrived...well just 4 of them, and despite chasing on several occasions, it was sons time before it was discovered we had been given a different tables order! We were also offered another main dish whilst eating dessert, which we refused of course, but it went on the bill! To be fair to the manageress, she accepted that the levels of service were less than what they should be with many new staff , and we settled the bill with an agreed reduction for our inconvenience. It has put me off visiting again, which is a shame , but I have eaten far better food for less in WetherspoonsMore

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a regular traveler I'm always frustrated by poor hotel food - but the Eccelston Arms Bar and Grill was a welcome change. It's on a par with my favourite local restaurant in Wiltshire - but better value. It was so good, and staff friendly...and welcoming that I've booked again next week. Most likely will be up again before Christmas too. Definitely recommended, and so much better than a meal from a chain restaurant.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 13 September 2021 via mobile

We loved our stay in this amazing place .We visited St helens to watch our son play rugby .We have stayed before and everything was wonderful .We were so looking forward to our return stay and it was even better We were lucky enough to...have been upgraded to the suite .Wow what an amazing room .Alongside this comes fabulous staff and some great food . Thanks for a fab stay ,we can't wait to returnMore

Date of visit: September 2021
MHALG, Marketing at Eccleston Arms Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2021

Dear Sara M, Thnakyou for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review. As valued customers we try and make your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible, we are so pleased to hear you enjoyed our new suite. Perfect for watching the...More

Reviewed 11 September 2021 via mobile

5 out of 5 absolute brilliant. Stopped here on a trip down from Scotland! What a GEM! Close to M6 so fantastic place to stopover and very easy to get to from the motorway. Amazing Helpful staff, great food! Fab atmosphere ... live music the...night I was their bonus! . The room was stunning! And Spotless! Comfy bed wow was a great sleep. Had a fantastic meal and then a hearty delicious breaky! Totally lucked out will be going again. Never stopping in a travel lodge again on the way up or down! Massive thankyou 🙌🏻More

Date of visit: September 2021
MHALG, Marketing at Eccleston Arms Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2021

Dear Tourist42928193160, Thankyou for taking the time to leave an amazing 5* star review, We are finally able to safely put on live music in our recent after the COVID restrictions have been lifted so we are so pleased that you enjoyed it. I will...More

Reviewed 6 September 2021

Lovely service, waiter Lauren was lovely and hospitable, the barman benji was lovely throughout and greeted with a smile. Carl glided around the room like a Swan, ever move was a work of art. Would highly recommend, great for food or quick drinksMore

Date of visit: September 2021
MHALG, Marketing at Eccleston Arms Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2021

Dear Xghostdestroyerx, Thankyou for taking the time to leave us a review, I will pass your comments onto all the staff mentioned. I am sure they will all be so pleased with what you have had to say about them! Kind Regards, Eccleston Arms Reception...More

Reviewed 22 August 2021 via mobile

My family and I visited the Eccleston Arms for a celebration of my dad's life. I had previously spoken to Ann and Ross about it and my sister being in a wheelchair. From the moment we arrived Ross and all the staff looked after us...perfectly! From helping us to our table,to making sure we had drinks and food and just checking everything was OK. We cannot thank them enough,it made a sad day, a calm and contented one. We couldn't ask anymore of the Eccleston Arrms,fantastic customer service. No one could have done anymore for us,thank you From the bottom of our hearts.xx❤More

Date of visit: July 2021
MHALG, Marketing at Eccleston Arms Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2021

Dear Jayfuzz, Thankyou for taking the time to leave us such an outstanding review for your recent meal with us. We as a team pride ourselves on being friendly and welcoming to all our guests. As you are all so special to use we wanted...More

Reviewed 14 August 2021 via mobile

From the moment we arrived we were greeted with smiles from the very welcoming staff. Service was fantastic and all requests were happily met. All meals were amazing and very filling. We will most definitely be returning as our group of 9 had a fantastic...evening! Would most definitely recommend!More

Date of visit: August 2021
MHALG, Marketing at Eccleston Arms Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2021

Dear Lisaseel, Thankyou for taking the time to leave us a review. Big groups are so important to us so to hear your whole table enjoyed everything is excellent. We hope to welcome you all again sometime soon! Kind Regards, The Eccleston Arms Team

Reviewed 13 August 2021

I went for a meal with work colleagues and the food was really nice and the lady who served us really chatty and helpful.

Date of visit: July 2021
MHALG, Marketing at Eccleston Arms Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2021

Dear JRSGreen, Thankyou for taking the time to leave us a review, we hope to welcome you again in the future. Kind Regards, The Eccleston Arms Team

Reviewed 12 August 2021 via mobile

We have just had an overnight treat at this hotel and it was amazing from entering the door to leaving this morning. The welcome was very warm and our itinerary was very well organised...(good job really because we had no idea what surprise treats we...were receiving ). The whole visit was planned around what we wanted to do. The service was exceptional at Reception, the cocktail bar, the dining room staff ( for both dinner and breakfast). Nothing was too much trouble for any of the staff and they were so pleasant and friendly. A brilliant team and you could see just by watching and the relaxing atmosphere they created, that they enjoyed their work even at busy times. The food was delicious both at dinner and breakfast. Now for the room...wow is the only way to describe it...Room 10 The Suite.....beautifully clean and decorated to a very high standard and a relaxing, comfortable environment. If you are looking for a special, quiet, relaxing treat in exceptional surroundings this is the room to book... We highly recommend this restaurant and hotel without hesitation and we will certainly return in the very near future. Congratulations to all the managers and team..sorry I can't remember all your names.More

Date of visit: August 2021
MHALG, Marketing at Eccleston Arms Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2021

Dear seniors068, We thankyou for leaving such an extensive 5 star review, the feedback is so vital to on continuing progression to keep standards high. Our front of house staff are all highly trained on providing a 5 star experience from start to finish so...More

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2 September 2021|
Response from Hollym1344a | Reviewed this property |
£10 , £5 extra for Prosecco added
3 September 2020|
Response from MHALG | Property representative |
Thank you for your question, it was amazing!!
18 August 2020|
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Response from MHALG | Property representative |
Yes, we have two outside courtyards that are both for dining
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Yes, Eccleston Arms Bar & Grill is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Eccleston Arms Bar & Grill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5