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Filed under: Uncategorized — zoe @ 1:58 pm Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Join us this week at the Jug to celebrate British Pie Week.  We will have a delicious selection of pies on our menu throughout the week so come along and give one a try!

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , , — zoe @ 1:57 pm Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Show your mum just how much you care by treating her to a delicious meal out this Mothering Sunday.  Our delicious Sunday menu is available all day from 12pm til 8pm.

View our Sunday Menu

** Booking is highly recommended as special occasions can be busy…0151 342 5535 **

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , — zoe @ 6:46 pm Saturday, February 21st, 2015

Join us at the Jug on Thursday 12th March for a wine tasting evening with a twist!

Expert speakers will challenge your wine knowledge, intuition and nerve through a range of wines from around the world as they try and call your bluff!

Tickets cost £12 per person includes 6 different wines to taste along with a selection of cheeses to complement the wines.  Tickets can be purchased from the bar.

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , — zoe @ 3:45 pm Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

We dont do the soppy Valentine’s thing at the Jug, we feel that a lovely meal in cosy and relaxing surroundings speaks for itself.  If your idea of a romantic evening is enjoying the company of your loved one over a glass or two of wine and a scrumptious meal then come and join us this Saturday 14th February.

Our delicious homemade menu will be served all day featuring some extra special dishes for an extra special evening….so go on treat yourself!

Or if you are enjoying the single life at the moment then why not get together with a group of friends and make the most of a fabulous evening out….after all, it’s just a great excuse to go out for dinner!

Click HERE to view our menu.

Filed under: Uncategorized — zoe @ 3:43 pm Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Stange & Co., a small family firm of seven pubs, based on the Wirral is creating a new role of Operations Manager, to allow the board to focus on growing the business.

As Operations Manager you will be directly responsible for our seven sites, with the further sites being added as we go. Our sites are increasingly food focused, with menus of freshly prepared, quality seasonal dishes so we are looking for a candidate with a passion for British food, cask ales and wines. We’re looking for someone not only to maintain the sites but continue to drive and develop them.

You’ll need to be a strong character, who can have influence and control over multiple sites and be able to set achieve and maintain financial targets agreed, to deliver a healthy bottom line. You’ll be responsible for keeping our sites in tip top condition, our staff smiling and giving great service and ensuring we’re serving great food, and great beer each and every time. An ability to organise yourself and others will be essential. You’ll be expected to chair and organise quarterly managers’ meetings and report directly to the board. You will be involved with and responsible for HR issues at the sites; ranging from the day to day motivation of the team to disciplinary procedures & dismissals.

Experience of operating standards & procedures is a must as the job will require a strong systems focus for implementation, improvement and the maintaining of our standards & procedures to ensure consistency and quality across all sites.  Experience of training individuals and larger groups would be useful.

Attention to detail, enthusiasm and an ability to communicate at all levels are essential. You must have experience of operating over multiple sites or lots of experience of delivering high volume quality food.

Salary: £35k + bonus (up to £15K) + contributory pension scheme

To apply for the job please send your CV and a covering letter to or Fox & Hounds, 107 Barnston Road, Barnston, Wirral CH61 1BW.

Filed under: Uncategorized — zoe @ 5:53 pm Monday, February 2nd, 2015

We are currently seeking an ASSISTANT MANAGER to join our management team.  You will be instrumental in furthering our reputation for great food and customer service and help to build our long term success.  Responsibilities will also include assisting and deputising for the manager.

As Assistant Manager:

  • *You will need an outgoing personality, bags of enthusiasm and an ability to get on with anyone and everyone.
  • *Experience within the hospitality industry is preferred.
  • *Experience of dealing with and managing people is a must…the more varied the people the better.
  • *You need to be a team player and have a passion for working in the industry.

Salary – Salary would be 18-20k per annum (plus contributory pension scheme) appropriate for the experience & expertise of the successful applicant.

Company Background – Our company, Stange and Co., is a group of character pubs and hotels independently run in Wirral, North and Mid Wales, we take great pride in the quality of our food, drink and customer service.  If you are looking for a new challenge, have a good work ethic and have experience working within the industry, this could be the job for you.

Application –  If you are interested in joining us please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter detailing the position you are applying for, who you are, what your passions and interests are, what gets you out of bed in the morning and anything else you think we might be interested in to Andy Graham at  or post it to Andy Graham at The Jug & Bottle, Mount Avenue, Heswall, Wirral CH60 4RH.

Only successful applicants will be responded to.

Filed under: Uncategorized — zoe @ 10:52 am Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Our delicious homemade menu is now available all day Saturday as well as Sunday.  Come and join us at the weekend for a bite to eat from our award winning locally sourced menu.  We are now serving food from 12pm through to 9.30pm on Saturdays and 8pm on Sundays!

View our menu.

See you at the weekend!


Food Serving Hours:

Monday to Thursday: 12pm – 2.30pm & 5.30pm – 9pm
Friday: 12pm – 2.30pm & 5.30pm – 9.30pm
Saturday: 12.00pm – 9.30pm
Sunday: 12.00pm – 8.00pm

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , — zoe @ 11:29 am Friday, January 2nd, 2015

We would like to start off 2015 by wishing all of our customer a very happy new year! and we hope that 2015 is a great year for all.

We would also like to say a huge thank you to everyone who came to the Jug on New Year’s Eve, it was a great night and it seems that both the customers and the staff enjoyed it immensely.

Come and join us in January for a drink or bite to eat.  We have a lovely selection of coffees, teas and hot chocolate and a great selection of soft drinks for those who are avoiding alcohol in January!  Our delicious Sunday roasts are served weekly so don’t bother with the effort of making a roast this weekend, let us do it for you!

See you soon.

Filed under: Uncategorized — zoe @ 12:18 pm Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Please find below our bar opening and food serving hours over Christmas and new year:

CHRISTMAS EVE : 12pm – 11pm
CHRISTMAS DAY: 12pm – 2pm
BOXING DAY: 12pm – 11pm
NEW YEAR’S EVE: 12pm – 4pm / 7pm – late
NEW YEAR’S DAY: 12pm – 10.30pm
WEDNESDAY 2ND JANUARY 2014:Return to normal hours

CHRISTMAS EVE : 12pm – 2.30pm & 5.30pm – 9.30pm
BOXING DAY: 12pm – 8pm
NEW YEAR’S EVE: 12pm – 2.30pm & 6.30pm – 9.30pm
NEW YEAR’S DAY: 12pm – 8pm
WEDNESDAY 2ND JANUARY 2014: Return to normal opening hours

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , , — zoe @ 3:22 pm Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Bring in 2015 in style!  Spend this new year in some great company enjoying some fantastic food.  Well, we can’t promise the company (that’s up to you!) but we can definitely promise the fantastic food!

It will be a lovely evening with a relaxed and friendly dining atmosphere, great service, a complimentary glass of bubbles on your arrival and 3 delicious courses of fine food.

Wednesday 31st December 2014 ~ 3 courses £39.95 per person

View our New Year’s Eve MENU

Bookings now being taken, please call 0151 342 5535 to reserve your table.

If you have any specific dietary requirements or allergies please speak to a member of our team.

New Years Eve at the Jug and Bottle


We will be having LIVE music from Jamie Whelligan this new years eve as well as some tasty homemade nibbles created by our talented team of chefs.  So come and join us for a great night of music, nibbles and drinks!

Tickets are £3 per person and are available from the bar (those dining with us on NYE do not require a ticket).

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