Moor Hall Restaurant with Rooms

“World-class destination dining.” - AA Inspector



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Winner of the 2022-23 AA Chefs’ Chef award, Mark Birchall continues to work quietly at this wonderfully restored Grade II* listed manor house, ensuring its position as one of the UK’s leading gastronomic destinations. It’s hard to do justice to the place in words, but Moor Hall, with its lovely traditional interiors (all oak beams, floorboards, and open fires) and set in five acres of beautiful gardens and lake, is a truly wonderful place to stay, and to eat. You’ll find the kitchen, and the restaurant itself, in the modern, glass-walled extension, and an extensive kitchen garden aims to provide vegetables throughout the summer. Menus are seasonal, evolving daily and weekly, although some dishes are more permanent fixtures. You can expect a very modern take on British flavours, and the 'Provenance' menu, served at both lunch and dinner, and a four-course lunch option, offer pin-sharp, contemporary interpretations, from the signature Paris market carrots with chrysanthemum and sea buckthorn and Doddington cheese snow, through turnip broth poured at the table over spankingly fresh crab with anise, hyssop and sunflower seeds. Cornish lobster might come with Tarleton tomatoes, fresh and fermented, smoked marrow and rosehip. The wine list is beautifully presented and full of gems, with a clear focus on food matching. Service is impeccable.

Awards, accolades & Welcome Schemes

5 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
AA Notable Wine List
Moor Hall Restaurant with Rooms
Prescot Road, Aughton, Lancashire, L39 6RT


  • Seats: 50
  • Private dining available
  • On-site parking available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening times
  • Closed: Monday, Tuesday, 29 July to 15 August , 1 January to 17 January
Food and Drink
  • Wines over £30: 600
  • Wines by the glass: 30
  • Cuisine style: Modern British
  • Vegetarian menu

About the area

Discover Lancashire

Lancashire was at the centre of the British cotton industry in the 19th century, which lead to the urbanization of great tracts of the area. The cotton boom came and went, but the industrial profile remains. Lancashire’s resorts, Blackpool, Southport and Morecambe Bay, were originally developed to meet the leisure needs of the cotton mill town workers. Blackpool is the biggest and brashest, celebrated for it tower, miles of promenade, and the coloured light ‘illuminations’. Amusements are taken very seriously here, day and night, and visitors can be entertained in a thousand different ways.

The former county town, Lancaster, boasts one of the younger English universities, dating from 1964. Other towns built up to accommodate the mill-workers with back-to-back terraced houses, are Burnley, Blackburn, Rochdale and Accrington. To get out of town, you can head for the Pennines, the ‘backbone of England’, a series of hills stretching from the Peak District National Park to the Scottish borders. To the north of the country is the Forest of Bowland, which despite its name is fairly open country, high up, with great views.

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