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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 #56 of 144 Nightlife in Liverpool
Type: Historic Sites, Bar/ Clubs, Bars
Owner description: This was a favorite hang-out for the Beatles and many other rock bands, which also served as a safe...
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Type: Historic Sites, Bar/ Clubs, Bars
Hours:
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Owner 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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Sydney, Australia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

We went to this pub, purely to go see where the Fab Four enjoyed a pint when performing at The Cavern. Awesome 60's pub, still largely unchanged. We all sat in the very seat the where the most famous pic of the Beatles was taken of them, and enjoyed a pint or 2 ourselves. Fantastic atmosphere. We decided to stay... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Went in here to meet up with some mates and get a quick pint. Beer was superb,prices for Mathew street very good and the staff are really nice. The pub in it's self is dark but this adds real atmosphere to this well known well worn pub. Location will mean you get lots of Beatle fans in here,mixed with locals.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

Went with my sister and friend, I went to the bar whilst they found seats. A group of girls were leaving so they sat down , paid for the drinks and sat down with them. The pot man can over to collect the glasses, my sister tried to help by picking up a coke bottle on floor and put it... More 

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Craigavon, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

ive been in here a few times but on he last occaision i went to go in to show my daughter the place where the beatles used to drink i couldnt even manage to put my foot over threshold due to the awful stench that hit us as soon as we opened the door

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Chester
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We just popped in for a pint, as we have a few times over the years, before eating round the corner at the Casa Italia (fantastic cheap place by the way!) We went into the 'snug' to show our visiting uncle the memorabilia and were surprised to see a 'tour' being brought in and the original wall paper being pointed... More 

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Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The Beatles used to perform at the nearby Cavern Club which was non-alcoholic back in those days. So the boys used to nip in here for the odd pint (or whatever). Some great memorabilia on the walls and some classic photos. We enjoyed some banter with the bartender. I don't think I would eat here (if they even serve food),... More 

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england
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Quick pint in here whilst out with the family, Like a Beatles museum in a pub. Decent ale and reasonable price. Worth a visit.

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Braughing, Ware United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

The Beatles used to meet here before and after performing at the Cavern Club up the lane. Beer is good, but it is shabby and unkempt. Few bits of shipyard and Beatles photos on the wall and another must if you are on the Beatles trail.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We visited here on a girls weekend do & we were introduced by some local lads to this proper old school pub & we loved it! Friendly locals, Great music, Kareoke, proper drinks at reasonable prices! What more do you need? Even some Beatles cultural history here! Ideal! Will be visiting again!

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Morpeth, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The memorabilia in the grapes is excellent, having a relaxing drink while wandering around the pub looking at all the memorabilia is very nice and you can sit in the same seat and have a drink as the Beatles did. It is a must, much better than the cavern club which serves drinks in plastic glasses and is a replica.... More 

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