The Coach House is a contemporary bar with a classy feel, serving Skelmersdale and the surrounding areas. Our mission statement is to offer consistent high quality, locally sourced and freshly prepared food and drinks with a great environment. We have regular live entertainment for all ages and have become a favourite with locals for birthday parties, hen parties, christenings, wedding parties and family gatherings.






Paul James


Chef of the Month

Paul is the owner of Eden Catering Ltd. which includes the kitchen at the Coach House; he took over in July 2017 and has enjoyed getting to know the local area and the regular patrons.

Beginning his career at 15 as a kitchen porter, Paul has spent the last 20 years building his knowledge, experience and skills in the kitchen. During Paul’s first Head Chef appointment that came at just 20 he decided to acquire the highest level of  qualifications within the industry  to match the wealth of experience he had undertaken, he has continued to develop his skills and is also a qualified Nutritionalist and NVQ Assessor. Paul has worked as an executive chef in numerous local establishments in recent years including Hurlston Hall country club and The Venue.

Paul is passionate about using local ingredients when creating seasonal dishes and menus and has a particular penchant for fish dishes. Creating modern twists of classical dishes, He looks forward to you sampling them at your next visit to the Coach House.

Warm Words


  • I went for tea with 2 friends on 15th march. We had our meal off the 2 for £9.95 menu, had a good choice and was lovely food and excellent service. Would definitely go back.
  • A great place in Skelmersdale, great people and great service, would highly recommend this restaurant.
  • Good food good friendly service, nice relaxing atmosphere, very professional friendly staff. It was a while ago went there but friends still tell me it's the same. So worth a try.