Take a look inside Churchtown’s Botanic Road Bar and Eatery – Tel: 01704 214141 

Owners, James Birchall and Claire Doran have officially opened the Botanic Road Bar and Eatery.

Botanic Road Bar and Eatery will engage with a similar business model as James’ first venture, Tea Rooms Birkdale, opening for breakfasts and lunches throughout the day, then moving to fine wines, cocktails and artisan beers of an evening.

Botanic Road will be open from 9:30 am – 11pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday. 9:30- 12pm Friday and Saturday. Food serving hours are between 9:30am – 4:30 pm Tuesday – Saturday and 9:30am- 8pm on Sundays.


James says, “Sundays will be a great day at Botanic Road, debuting our Sunday set menu served from 12pm till 8pm, complete with live music, it’s certainly going to be a relaxing venue for a lazy afternoon with friends and family enjoying good food and wine” Chefs, Dan Ashcroft and Mike Marshall make a welcome addition to the kitchen. Both having a vast amount of experience in successful establishments such as Bistrot Verite and The Barking Frog; combined they make a great team. Claire states, “Dan and Mike have been working very hard for months preparing and creating the dishes for the menu’s and are very eager to get started.” The menu that runs Tuesday to Sunday ranging from breakfast, brunch and lunches, from smaller bites such as Prawn tacos to heartier mains such as Pork belly and burger sliders.

The four-month project has transformed the inside of the building to something somewhat unrecognisable. Claire says, “After a long four months of planning we are excited to finally see it all coming together. Through spending a lot of time in Churchtown Village throughout this project, we are both delighted to be situated in the heart of such a beautiful village.” The downstairs of Botanic Road will include the bar area and elegant seating for dining and drinks. Upstairs has been designed as a snug area where James and Claire encourage their customers to go up and relax amongst the lounge chairs with a bottle of wine, watch the football or catch up with a group of friends. This area will also be available to book out for private functions in the New Year.

Botanic road Bar and Eatery is now taking bookings for tables from their opening date and onwards. Please email botanicroadchurchtown@gmail.com to confirm.

Tel: 01704 214141






Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321

Email ots@otsnews.co.uk

Facebook www.facebook.com/Otsnews-Southport-1575528676012039/

Twitter  www.twitter.com/onthespot_news

Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News.

If you want your news read locally online then send it to ots@otsnews.co.uk – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience.