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The Metro

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3 Portland st, Southport, England
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  • 112
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  • 9
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  • 5
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Can't fault it

A well appointed boutique style hotel. Friendly staff excellent food generous portions Stylish rooms ,quiet at night but a stones throw from Lord St.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
magsblackburn
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BLACKBURN
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
BLACKBURN
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

A well appointed boutique style hotel. Friendly staff excellent food generous portions Stylish rooms ,quiet at night but a stones throw from Lord St.

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Fantastic place to stay, nice room good bar, staff we all friendly. Would stay again. Central for bars food and shops. Good food too and reasonable prices.

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We booked The Metro for my mum's 80th birthday meal and had a superb time. There were 20 of us there for the party and the food and staff were great. The staff couldn't do enough to make sure the day went very smoothly. Thank you very much. it made her day.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

What a fabulous night. the function room was sold out. A very good innovative evening which was thoroughly enjoyed by my guests. The two celebrity chefs Nigel Smith and Andrew Justice were stars. Lesley Holgate the proprietor should be congratulated for arranging such a superb event which raised over £3,500 for Macmillan Nurses. We are all looking forward to the... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

some parts of this meal were great whilst others were terrible. took forever to find our reservation, when we asked for the wine list we were told "its red white or rose" 3 out of the 4 starters were nice, but the pate wasn't good. we were not asked if we wanted any sauces when we ordered our steaks so... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Sloppy service. Not great food. Much better places to go in southport. Young staff didn't seem to have any experience. Not bad value for money but I wouldn't return

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Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We were a group of thirteen on a Friday night for a birthday meal, the service, food and surroundings were excellent. The menu had something for everyone and the chef and his team delivered world class meals to perfection and with the professional service from the waiting staff we could not fault the Metro. Well done to the team.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Went for a late Sunday roast and far better than what you normally get for a roast. Loads of Beef, cooked to your liking with plenty of veg. We were not rushed, restaurant was full and once finished we could go and relax and enjoy a drink in the bar. Certainly one of or if not the best roast in... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We were recommended to this by friends in Southport and were not disappointed. The restaurant décor is warm and welcoming with modern touches. Food was very good and reasonably priced. Service throughout was excellent with good attention to detail. Our order was taken efficiently and was accurately served which can often cause problems when some are not having starters and... More 

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Wonderful homely and all the staff were fantastic. My girlfriend and I will be coming back soon and we recommend this hotel to everyone

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3 Portland st, Southport, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Southport

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary

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