Hid­den gem serves spe­cial­ity drinks, good food and plenty to en­ter­tain

Southport Visiter - - Camra Column -

IN THE heart of Kew, hid­den from the rest of South­port, you will find the Pageant, writes Neville Grundy.

On the out­side it is an at­trac­tive mod­ern pub, about 30 years old, with an outdoor seat­ing area and a large car park.

In­side it is open plan, pleas­antly dec­o­rated, with a bar area to the right as you en­ter and a lounge and din­ing area to the left.

I vis­ited with Mike Perkins, who used to write this col­umn.

The pub has Sharp’s Doom Bar as stan­dard, with a chang­ing guest beer, which was Robin­sons Dizzy Blonde when we called in; we tried both and were happy with them.

As well as the usual choice of pub drinks, they do have a few spe­cial­i­ties, such as Hen­drick’s Gin. Prices seemed rea­son­able, too.

The pub serves food ev­ery day from noon to 9pm (7pm Sun­day) and there is a range of spe­cial of­fers on dur­ing the week, such as chil­dren eat for £1 on Wed­nes­days, two meals for £12 Mon­day to Satur­day, and a Sun­day roast din­ner for £6.95.

You can also book the pub for your func­tion or group event.

Wed­nes­day is quiz night, Fri­day karaoke, and Satur­days are themed mu­sic nights, ei­ther by mu­si­cal style or by era; the last Satur­day of the month fea­tures a live mu­sic act.

In the bar area, there is a pool ta­ble, darts, and TV sports.

An­thony, the new li­censee, took over in Novem­ber and said that his in­ten­tion was to make the pub a part of the lo­cal com­mu­nity with a range of food and drinks his cus­tomers wanted, a va­ri­ety of func­tions, and wel­com­ing chil­dren – dogs too in the bar area.

He wishes to en­cour­age groups in the com­mu­nity to make use of the pub.

The Pageant is at 70 Folke­stone Road, South­port, PR8 5PH. Phone: 01704 544244.

The pub’s web­site is www. thep­ageant­pub.co.uk, and they are on Face­book.

The 300 and 44 buses pass nearby on Town Lane, less than 10 min­utes’ walk away.

They open at noon ev­ery day and close 11pm Mon­day to Thurs­day, 2am Fri­day and Satur­day and 10pm Sun­day.

The South­port and West Lancs Camra branch AGM is on Fe­bru­ary 22 at 8pm at the South­port & Birk­dale Sports Club in Trafal­gar Road, South­port; in­ter­ested non­mem­bers wel­come.

Our web­site is at: www. south­port.camra.org.uk.

For pre­vi­ous pub re­views in this pa­per: tinyurl.com/ vis-pubs.

The Pageant is hid­den away in the heart of Kew

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