£2.5m Mersey gastropub to create 60 jobs

Family run Nelson Hotels & Inns is investing £2.5m to open a new Liverpool city region gastropub in a 17th century manor, creating 60 jobs. Tony McDonough reports

The Manor at Greasby
Nelson Hotels & Inns will open The Manor at Greasby in winter 2022

 

A family-run hospitality business is to open its first venue in Merseyside as it invests £2.5m to convert a 17th century manor into a new gastropub.

Nelson Hotels & Inns already runs four hotels, inns and restaurants across Cheshire. Its fifth offering will be based at the former The Manor Greasby in Wirral. Now called The Manor at Greasby, the gastropub will accommodate up to 160 diners.

The previous restaurant business at the site, called The Manor Greasby, closed early in 2020. This latest venture will see the creation of 60 jobs. It will also include a wedding barn for celebrations of up to 80 guests.

The Nelson group already owns and operates The Pheasant Inn at Burwardsley, The Fishpool Inn at Delamere, The Bear’s Paw in Warmingham and the Grosvenor Pulford Hotel & Spa at Pulford just outside Chester.

The Manor at Greasby menu will focus on a “marriage of traditional British gastropub fayre and refined inspiration from European cuisine”. It will offer a daily-changing menu to incorporate local and seasonal produce. Menu items will include British gastropub staples to the Nelson family’s famous handcrafted pies and oven-fired artisan pizzas.

 

The Manor at Greasby
The gastropub will accommodate up to 200 diners with a separate wedding venue

 

Director of Nelson Hotels & Inns, Andrew Nelson, said: “After many months of planning, we are thrilled to finally announce the latest venue in the Nelson Hotels & Inns collection.

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“We are excited to share our tried and tested recipe of high-quality food, drink and service with Greasby and are really looking forward to welcoming guests from near and far to see what we have in store.”

Manor at Greasby is expected to open to guests this winter.

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