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The Sandgrounder - CLOSED

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Popped in for lunch

Popped in for lunch and received a warm welcome from bar staff. Ordered food but 15 minutes after... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2016
Preston, United Kingdom
via mobile
A regular Pub & Sportsbar

We are ocassionally in Southport to visit our friends. To meet up with them we were looking for a... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2016
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible13%
18 Aug 2017
“Best chippy I've ever had ”
15 Jul 2016
“nice pub going to waste”
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141 Lord Street, Southport PR8 1PU, England
+44 1704 549271
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

I absolutely recommend this chip shop by far the best . We have returned on many occasions and have even drive to Southport from wigan just for a chippy . Place is always lovely and clean staff are friendly portion size is really good Definitely...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Lyndseymariethomas
Reviewed 15 July 2016

this is a nice pub,but the toilets were alway messy the bar staff were good and rushed off there feet,so impossible for them to check them some one wants to take the bull by the horns and put it right,good wifi

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank paul g
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Popped in for lunch and received a warm welcome from bar staff. Ordered food but 15 minutes after ordering a member of staff came over to tell us 2 of the 4 meals we had ordered were not available, so chose an alternative. When food...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Fazac1
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Every time I have been in this bar, the toilets are disgusting. There was even a note on one of the cubicles saying " out of order, well not really but there's no toilet seat so make your own choice"! If they can't keep the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Stephenwasere
Reviewed 6 February 2016

We are ocassionally in Southport to visit our friends. To meet up with them we were looking for a location which easily could host up to approx. 12 people, so that everyone could sit together. As the Sandgrounder was recommended to us, we decided to...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank S H
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Went to the sandgrounder. With a couple of friends. First impression lively. Sevice for ordering drink and food good but just wanted a soup but had to have a sandwich. Just wanted a barm or piece of bread but would have been charged for the...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank lanajo1961
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

Found this place yesterday for a drink and came back today for lunch. Basic menu but very good food. After ordering, I realised that meals were half price on a Monday even though it was very reasonably priced to begin with ! Cocktails 2 for...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Stonemonkey
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Apart from a very small menu choice in food I find this place a great place for a few drinks. If you enjoy a game of pool then this is one for you as there are two towards the back. Also, Man V Food competitions...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Greg1933
Reviewed 18 July 2015

This used to be a great pub with a great character and friendly atmosphere. I have stopped drinking here due to the complete lack of of care demonstrated by the staff and manager. Outside is very unwelcoming with tables not cleared or cleaned regularl, 2...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank Marvin G
Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

The place has pretty nice drinks to choose from, Billiard tables to play and lots of space. Seating is readily available however most of the armchairs are very low and a bit tricky to get out of. Bar staff are pleasant enough and the whole...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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