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The Lakeside Inn

The Promenade Marine Lake, Southport PR9 0EA, England
+44 1704 530173
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Pleasant Pub

Claims to be Britain's smallest pub, it may well be inside, but it has a very large seating area... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Buckingham, United Kingdom
Relaxing place.

We visited The Lakeside Inn on Saturday the 27th May 2017. What a lovely retreat away from Lord... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
John W
Warrington, United Kingdom
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“smallest pub” (21 reviews)
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The Promenade Marine Lake, Southport PR9 0EA, England
+44 1704 530173
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Claims to be Britain's smallest pub, it may well be inside, but it has a very large seating area outside. We were made to feel very welcome, they had a good selection of Ales at very reasonable prices. Although we sat inside, the views across...More

1  Thank Howlo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited The Lakeside Inn on Saturday the 27th May 2017. What a lovely retreat away from Lord Street. I would advise you to shop and then pay a visit to this sweet little venue. Gorgeous views across the lake. Great afternoon.

1  Thank John W
Reviewed May 2, 2017

Very small as the sign says and having passed many times on visits to Southport on this occasion we ventured in and were very pleased we did. Very friendly hosts, nice hot proper coffee ( it was a tad cold on the day we were...More

1  Thank Sue_and_Andy_66
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Visited here last night as we were staying in the Ramada Crown Plaza and it was so close. A friend recommended it to us. It was a lovely little pub in a great location. The member of staff was friendly and helpful. There was a...More

Thank Yvonne0408
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

Visited yesterday while out and about in southport. Very small inside ( sign says smallest pub in britain) but plenty of outdoor seating on deck and terraces. Built on to Marine lake with good views. Close to amenities. Nice in good weather to sit outside.

1  Thank Nigel C
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

Whenever I visit Southport, I always make a point of calling at the Lakeside for a drink. And it never fails to impress. Ok, the real ale selection may be rather limited, but given that this is [arguably] the smallest pub in Britain, that is...More

1  Thank Paul E
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Guinness book of records for smallest pub. May be a small pub but has a large choice of drinks and snacks with a cosy atmosphere. Outside seating area for when weather is fine. friendly staff

1  Thank dave f
Reviewed March 9, 2017

Called in for a shandy this evening, it's a lovely little pub with drinks at a good price. Very warm, welcoming & friendly.

1  Thank Happyholidays09
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Recognised as the smallest Inn in Britain Lovely views over Lake. Nice outdoor seating area for when weather permits.

1  Thank Jim B
Reviewed January 21, 2017

We have been to Southport many times but first time hear on a friends recommendation. What an amazing little find, friendly staff, quality drinks and so much to see in this tiny, living room type establishment. There was a man with a gorgeous husky in...More

Thank suzymum
Kirkysue, Owner at The Lakeside Inn, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2017

Thank you so much, we really appreciate hearing from you, hope to see you soon , kind regards, Steve & Sue x

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How many people can you cater for
August 29, 2015|
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Response from jammaster66 | Reviewed this property |
It's lovely out in the deck area overlooking the lake...no idea how many can fit out there..maybe ring and ask them...