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The Famous Grapes Pub

25 Mathew Street, Liverpool L2 6RE, England (Central Liverpool)
0151 255. 1525
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Ranked #29 of 136 nightlife in Liverpool
Type: Bar/ Clubs, Historic Sites
Description: This was a favorite hang-out for the Beatles and many other rock bands, which also served as a safe haven from their screaming teenage fans.
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
23 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

went to listen to pete price on sunday afternoon excellent, the bar staff are very nice, atmosphere is great and welcoming, the only thing is the toilets the ladies door had no lock and graffiti all over it on the back, my husband said the gents smelt horrible but the rest of the place is excellent

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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121 reviews 121 reviews
73 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

after leaving the Cavern we visited here only a few yard away!very nostagic the Beatles drank in here before they were famous plenty of old photos on display another Beatle lover place to visit.

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uk wirral
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Love this place great atmosphere great kareoke some great singers mixture of ages . Cheap but good drinks

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The Grapes has changed dramatically over the years since the Fab Four would pass time here taking the odd pint of Higsons. No Higsons bitter or mild now of course, and I rather doubt if anybody from the 60s would fail to notice that the inside of the pub has changed greatly. The beer however is still very good.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Went last night celebrating with work friends and bar man rude and aggressive. No eye contact, no help and after giving us the wrong drinks, he refused to exchange as we'd tasted it.... Had to be tasted in order to realise was bitter not beer. He went on to tell us how there are lots of beers and if we... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

A great pub which is very cheap - I had to ask if they had not undercharged me. Good quality beer and nice staff

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liverpool
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is in Matthew street and was packed and very good fun some good singers and a very happy crowd , had to wait to be severed but well worth the wait beer and wine was spot on . will be going there again a great afternoon of fun

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England
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

this pub used to be a favourite haunt for myself and my husband in the 60`s and 70`s, called in on the bank holiday week-end, would not go again it smelled absolutely awful,the tables where littered with glasses and needed cleaning. The barman carried on a conversation with a customer while serving me, no eye contact at all this is... More

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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109 reviews 109 reviews
5 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We were heading to the Cavern when we read a plaque on the wall outside the Grapes and decided to go in. The atmosphere was great and the singer was very good. It clearly lives on its past connection with the Beatles but would not have missed it. The "bouncer" we encounted was very helpful.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014 via mobile

I visited here Saturday never ever again doormen so so rude and fouled mouth unprofessional, I have never been spoken to the way I was at this place by the bullying intimidating doormen, as the the last reviewer DONT GO THERE ESPECIALLY IF YOU ARE WOMEN, you could be verbally abused and humilated

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