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Nova

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68 Pensby Rd, Heswall CH60 7RE , England
0151 342 9959
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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: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 9
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  • 3
    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
refreshingly new style of food on the menu

I eat out often and am unimpressed with choice of food. Often the same thing re-invented. Nova had put big effort into the planning e.g. Veggie Haggis and polenta, all was sophisticated yet not fussy

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Elisabeth186
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West Kirby, United Kingdom
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West Kirby, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I eat out often and am unimpressed with choice of food. Often the same thing re-invented. Nova had put big effort into the planning e.g. Veggie Haggis and polenta, all was sophisticated yet not fussy

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Thank Elisabeth186
Birkenhead, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely,unusual food Great quality Can't fault this lovely restaurant.Have been there about 6 times before+never fails to please.

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Thank Anne L
Heswall, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our sons had bought us vouchers for our wedding anniversary so it was lovely to use them for a special meal out just before Christmas... It's been a while since we last visited Nova but the cuisine is still unique and the experience exquisite for a small local restaurant... Well done to all staff we really enjoyed our evening X

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Thank ChilledOutNow
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

We shared the Chateaubriand and it was absolutely delicious. Great choice of wine and excellent value for money. Staff very attentive. Great experience overall 😀

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1 Thank Stephanie L
Wirral, England
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

We went here as a party of 6 to have a family pre- Christmas dinner, we've been here before in summer so the menu had a festive option which was good value and really tasty-I had the pigeon startersand turkey dinner mains,absolutely brilliant, not a massive Hungry Horse type fare serving but well enough to fill you you with fantastic... More 

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Thank MasterLoader
Puurs, Belgium
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Our friend took us a first time last year while we were over from Belgium. Went a second time later on and ill definitely go again every time when we are over. The food is superb - best quality - beautifully presented. This place really deserves a Michelin star!!

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1 Thank Anita V
Heswall, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Went to Nova with friends for a second time. Was prepared to try again after a flat experience previously but nothing had changed. We felt the food was nothing special and some of the younger staff appeared fed up and a little uninterested. This created a rather strange atmosphere. We like to support this type of independent restaurant but will... More 

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2 Thank jtw93
Merseyside, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Just love this place. If you haven't been yet then make a point of going soon, it is that good!! Went the other night with wife and friends and yet again they came up with the goods. Delicious food. Lovely service. Superb wines. Great atmosphere. There should be a charter which decrees that every Heswall resident visits Nova at least... More 

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2 Thank DrGray2
Chester, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Very nice canapes provided on arrival - cod balls - delicious. The homemade bread was delightful and everything was thoughtfully presented. Complimentary chocolates and meringues at the end of the meal. Friendly staff and management. Well done!

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Thank Traveller_B33
uk
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65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

Visited on a Thursday to try the set menu which was excellent value. Great service and really tasty food. The home made bread is delicious! Good wine list generally a nice place to eat. Great little hidden gem in Heswall. Well worth a visit.

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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: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
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?