A La Carte
Paradox is the new place in Heswall to be. Bar and Restaurant situated in the heart of Heswall. We are trully innovative and exciting. Come and try us out!
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A La Carte


We serve food 4pm – 9.30pm Monday to Thursday

Friday, Saturday and Sunday 12pm – 9.30pm


Trio of Breads (v)   6
a trio of freshly baked breads served with a selection of infused oils & sundried tomatoes


Soup of the Day (v)*   4.5
served with warm artisan bread & butter


Hot Smoked Mackerel Fishcakes  5.5
hot smoked mackerel & cod fishcakes with a chilli paste and garnish


Cajun Chicken Strips   5.5
succulent chicken breast strips in a light cajun crumb with sweet hoi sin sauce all served in a tortilla basket


Trio of Cheese (v)   6
goats cheese, brie & mozzarella in a variety of seasoned crumbs served with red onion jam, pickled beetroot & tomato chutney


Sundried Tomatoes & Mushroom Crustini (v)   5.5
sundried tomato bloomer with a creamy mushroom & white wine sauce topped with pancetta & parmesan


Mango & Chilli King Prawns   6.5
bromus mango, king prawns tossed in a chilli glaze in a filo basket


Handcrafted Duck Parcels  6
chilli, spring onion and an Asian styled salad with a five spiced orange coulis


Steak & Prawn Skewers*  7
marinated ribeye steak skewered with green peppers & king prawns marinated in chilli, lime & mango


Lamb Lollipops*   6.5
lamb neck chops with a tzatziki  salad garnish


Pan Seared Scallops   7
pan seared scallops with black pudding, pancetta & pea puree


Hand Cut Chips   3

Sweet Potato Fries   3

Truffle & Parmesan Fries  3

Summer Vegetable Selection   3

Dressed Spring Salad 3


Monkfish Supreme*   17
monkfish supreme stuffed with king prawns wrapped in pancetta served with parmentier potatoes & tarragon cream


Battered Cod & Haddock   13

lightly battered cod & smoked haddock, hand cut chips, pea pureee & a gabicce sauce


Pan Seared Stuffed Chicken Breast*   14
stuffed with smoked applewood cheese & spinach on a bed of chorizo risotto


Paradox Burger   13
sirloin beef burger stuffed with mozzarella wrapped in a streaky smoked bacon served with Paradox ale chutney


Salt & Pepper Chicken Breast Burger   13
chef’s spiced salt & pepper breaded chicken breast with roasted pimiento peppers and garlic mayo on a brioche bun served with hand cut chips


Slow Roasted Baby Back Ribs 13
slow roasted barbecue baby back ribs with chunky chips & a spring salad garnish


Chef’s Paradox Grill*   19
lamb cutlet, 5oz fillet steak, 6oz pork cutlet with parmentier potatoes, chef’s vegetables and demi glaze


Pork Cutlet*   17
pork cutlet with Chef’s veg selection, pea puree & scallops topped with black pudding and new potatoes


Vegetable Teriyaki (v)*   12
a mix of peppers, onions, courgette ribbons, dates & chillies in a sweet teriyaki glaze garnished with a caramelised pineapple on a bed of South Asian noodles


Pesto Tagliatelle (v)*   12
cream white wine sauce with mushrooms, shallots, spinach, parmesan & grilled halloumi

Gluten free dishes are displayed on our menu using an asterisk (*)

Please note stones may be found in our olives


Fillet Steak (8oz)   22


Ribeye Steak (10oz)   18


Add King Prawns to your meal for an extra £4



28 day matured steaks served with hand cut chips, wild mushrooms, baby leaf spinach & a choice of sauce:

Cognac & Peppercorn – Stilton Cream – Bacon & Red Wine Jus

£3 supplement on steaks for promotions/offers



all platters are served for multiples of 2 people

Summer Platter  26

marinated chicken & beef skewer with  tzatziki, chilli paste, grilled halloumi, pita bread, cous cous & Mediterranean salad


Meaty Platter   28
duck parcels, piri piri sausages, cajun chicken strips in a tortilla basket, beef and green pepper skewers, lamb lollipops with a dressed spring salad, mayo & sweet chilli dips


Seafood Platter   26
garlic and chilli king prawn in a tortilla basket, cod goujons, Thai style fishcakes, pan seared scallops on a pea puree, mixed salad with tartar & sweet chilli sauce


Tuna Nicoise Salad (v)   10
new potatoes, cherry tomatoes, green beans, olives, boiled egg with a lemon and olive oil dressing


Grilled Halloumi & Pesto Salad (v)   10
beef tomato, cucumber, onion & peppers finished with toasted pine nuts


Chicken, Chilli & Chotizo Salad  10
chicken strips, chorizo, fresh chilli, cumin, tzatziki and roasted sweet potato on a bed of mixed leaves