Set inside the historic country estate of Thornton Hall Hotel is Lawns Bar & Grill restaurant serving classic British cuisine. Guests of the hotel and spa are invited to dine here while staying overnight, or locals can visit to enjoy a luxury lunch or dinner out in the Wirral. As the name suggests, Lawns’ menu revolves around grill dining and diners can expect to choose from a range of top-quality cuts. All its beef steaks, for example, come from selected breeds from farms that enforce high ethical standards, and are dry aged for at least 32 days. Choose from examples such as salt aged sirloin, ribeye or fillet steak cooked on the Mibrasa charcoal grill, or fish dishes such as halibut with purple sprouted broccoli and Exmoor caviar and Dover sole with lemon butter and brown shrimp sauce.
There is also a selection of prix fixe menus offering deals on two or three courses, as well as a special Sunday lunch for everyone’s favourite end-of-week tradition. Those who love a roast dinner will be pleased to see classics such as rolled pork belly and roasted chicken on the menu, alongside vegetarian wellington, too. Aside from the food, another reason to book here is the stunning interiors which feature a wooden, carved ceiling studded with opulent chandeliers. Stretching around the room, guests will find ornate cornicing, depicting scenes telling the stories of the hall’s past, next to boutique wallpaper.
Large, velvet chairs are perfect for settling into with a glass of wine and large windows ensure sunshine streams in throughout the day. Come evening, and this atmospheric venue is illuminated with candles and lamps for ambience. If based nearby, keep an eye out for offers and special events as Lawns Bar & Grill often creates themed menus for holidays such as Valentine’s Day and Christmas.