The luck of the Irish

Punch Tarmey’s Southport opened on Lord Street in December 2016 and quickly established itself as the best Irish pub around. It soon became well known as the go to place for watching sporting fixtures and enjoying good food, while on Friday and Saturday nights it’s definitely the place to party!

In December 2017, we opened a second Punch Tarmey’s on Westfield Street, St Helens. It follows in the footsteps of its sister venue with  live music on a Thursday night to kick start your weekend and on a Sunday to finish it. Friday and Saturday nights are all about cocktails, great music and a party atmosphere.


Unmistakably Irish…

With fixtures and fittings shipped all the way the way from Ireland to complete the authentic look and feel by our Dublin-based design team, Punch Tarmey’s is blending an old fashioned pub culture with the trends of today… complemented by an extensive cocktail menu and no less than 42 gins and whiskeys to work your way through, you’ll be sure of a good ‘craic’ here!

The very best combination!

In addition to our well-stocked bar, all major sporting fixtures will be screened on the televisions around the bar – and we won’t let you go hungry either, as the delicious food we’re well-known for will be freshly prepared by chefs and delivered right to your table!

From one family, to another…

As Punch Tarmey’s joins our family of bars, there’s another family proudly on display – the boxing theme to the pub is in honour of owner, Andrew Mikhail’s, great grandfather, Michael Tarmey, who was a champion boxer in the early 1900s.He started as a bare-knuckle fighter in Dublin and won a fighting tournament with the prize of two tickets to sail to Liverpool. Michael and his 19 year old bride moved to Merseyside in 1902 to start a new life together.

He won many tournaments in England and became well known in the area, gaining the nickname, Punch Tarmey, after whom the bar is named!