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The Sparrowhawk

Southport Old Road, Formby, L37 0AB +44 1704206798

(((() British
  •  - Merseyside
  •  - Merseyside
  •  - Merseyside
  •  - Merseyside
  •  - Merseyside
  •  - Merseyside
  •  - Merseyside
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 22:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 21:30

Excellent service as usual, food delicious as usual, wonderful experience as usual & my puppy said so too ??

Deborah Murray 27 March 2016
from Liverpool

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Luxuriating in 5 acres of woodland in the heart of the Merseyside country, The Sparrowhawk is a charming British gastro-pub from Brunning & Price. Refined international cuisine partners an extensive and eclectic drinks selection in a rustic, country manor setting.

Seasonal offerings from The Sparrowhawk menu include a sophisticated lemon sole fillet with a prawn and chervil mousse, saffron potatoes, baby vegetables and crab bisque, and eclectic international dishes like the hot Vietnamese king prawn and noodle salad, and a fragrant Malaysian chicken curry with coconut rice. Calf's liver, with a celeriac and black pudding hash, sits among classic British favourites like venison and apricot sausages, and a juicy 10oz rump steak.

There’s also a select children’s menu at The Sparrowhawk in Formby, while light lunch bites include a roast pepper, cream cheese and basil sandwich on seeded bread. The Sparrowhawk restaurant interior is an elegant mix of wrought iron chandeliers, wall to wall Tudor beams and polished wood dining tables.

In the greenery of the Formby Woods, The Sparrowhawk is a 10-minute drive from the centre of Southport.

The Sparrowhawk

Southport Old Road, Formby, L37 0AB

Contact +44 1704882350
Reservations +44 1704206798

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Customer reviews for The Sparrowhawk

4.4 (((() (based on 53 reviews)
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  • dinner (44)
  • lunch (40)
  • views (21)
  • large parties (17)
  • afternoon tea (16)
  • value (16)
  • romantic (15)
  • private dining (14)
  • al fresco (11)
  • child friendly (11)
  • luxury (10)
  • business (8)
  • trendy (5)
  • breakfast (4)
  • entertainment (1)
  • ((((( 18 May 2016 by Lynda Kemp from Formby

    Excellent restaurant in beautiful surroundings. Polite and welcoming staff.

  • ((((( 4 May 2016 by Bev Dean from Southport

    Great location, food, service and price. One fault - the roast dinners were HUGE! But everyone enjoyed their meals and the staff were very attentive. Thank you everyone at Sparrowhawk for a lovely evening and making out family get together perfect.

  • ((((* 3 May 2016 by Barbara Williams from Crosby

    Lovely surroundings for the beautiful Georgian building set the scene. The restaurant is warm, bright and very welcoming. The staff were extremely pleasant. I chose pate and plum chutney followed by the Lancashire Cheese and potato pie - mmmmmwah! I almost had room for the delicate sorbets to finish off. A excellent meal in an informal, relaxed atmosphere.

  • (((** 2 May 2016 by Wendy Fairbank from Liverpool

    Nice setting and ambience. Good service. Good menu range. Quite expensive for a pub. Husband really enjoyed his lamb main course. I had chicken, ham hock and leek pie. Awful pastry. Chips dry and mainly inedible. So, a mixed experience.

  • (((** 27 April 2016 by Karen Thorougood from Liverpool

    Lovely lunch

  • ((((( 25 April 2016 by Bernadette Trytek from Liverpool

    Booking service was very good. Sparrow hawk food and surroundings was excellent, good value for money

  • ((((* 25 April 2016 by Peter Alcock from Formby

    Excellent food, well presented and attentive staff. Only one minor criticism in that we had to wait quie a while for our mains and a longer wait for those who didn't have starters

  • ((((* 24 April 2016 by Karen Thorougood from Liverpool

    We had a most enjoyable evening, thank you.

  • ((((( 22 April 2016 by Denise Wright from Southport

    We all really enjoyed the evening. The food, atmosphere and Service were top notch!

  • ((((( 18 April 2016 by Amanda Yates from Bootle

    Ecellent food and service

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