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68 Pensby Rd, Heswall CH60 7RE , England
0151 342 9959
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 176
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing food at amazing prices!

We came here for a Thursday evening meal for two - and the set menu didn't disappoint. The food is absolutely beautiful, well presented and with lots of special touches. Price was £18 each for a 3 course meal - fantastic value for the quality of food that is on offer here. A small enough... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Alie182000
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
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235 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We came here for a Thursday evening meal for two - and the set menu didn't disappoint. The food is absolutely beautiful, well presented and with lots of special touches. Price was £18 each for a 3 course meal - fantastic value for the quality of food that is on offer here. A small enough restaurant to keep the personal... More 

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Chorley
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75 reviews 75 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Four of us ate here; 3 course Sunday Lunch at £20 a head. Canapes were little lamb burgers in mini burger buns for the meat-eaters and a goats cheese burger for the veggie. Totally unexpected and totally scrummy. Nice bowl of rustic bread and some butter, with the option of having olive oil and balsamic to dip it in...we chose... More 

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Thingwall, Wirral. England
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Have been aware of Nova for a long while and the good reviews ... They were not wrong ! Finally an up market restaurant in Heswall worthy of 5 stars . Every aspect of the meal from the little extras,to the flavours and excellent presentation of the food ,to the service where amazing . Will definitely return

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We visited on a Friday evening. The atmosphere in the restaurant was good and there was a large party in which did not detract from our enjoyment. The staff are well trained which meant that the service was slick. Everyone had a role and they all worked well together. There were nice touches with 'tasters' and fresh bread (watch the... More 

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Blackpool
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54 reviews 54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We went for Sunday lunch as part of a private party and the food was fantastic. The staff were attentive but not intrusive and looked after everyone extremely well. The vegetarians in the party were well catered for with a mix of canapés served at the table, and then the starter. The main course was roast beef served in thick... More 

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We have been regular patrons of Nova for the past five years but unfortunately it seems that their main priority is now profit. We had booked a meal to celebrate my birthday at no point were we informed that a large party (over 35 covers!) had also booked for an 80th birthday. Being a small venue this obviously had a... More 

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Cheshire U.K.
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5 reviews 5 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We visit Nova about 6-8 times per year. On our recent visit last week we were very disappointed. We both had the same main course...a mackerel dish with a brown butter topping which we have both had and loved before at Nova. On this occasion the topping had a strange consistency which stuck to the teeth and then went rock... More 

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Heswall, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Chose nova for a special birthday celebration as have been before and know it's a bit special. Went on a tues three course menu for £18 available all evening. Food was fantastic as expected, pretty as a picture and so tasty (sisters took photos of every course for friends they are returning with soon) added extras need a mention too... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

It was our anniversary yesterday and we wanted to celebrate going somewhere special for lunch. We chose Nova based on it's ratings on Trip Advisor but realised on arrival that we had walked past a couple of times and thought the menu looked interesting. This place is so special I'm not sure we could find anywhere else around here that... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Not what you would expect from a small restaurant hidden away, decor aside which is nice but not to my preference, the standard of crockery, cutlery, glassware are not what I would describe as pretentious but In fact high quality and what's used in most of the high end City restaurants, wedgewood cutlery for example, it's nice to see some... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 68 Pensby Rd, Heswall CH60 7RE , England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Wirral  >  Heswall
  • Phone Number: 0151 342 9959

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?