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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 #44 of 140 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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69 reviews 69 reviews
30 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

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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117 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
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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50 reviews 50 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

On 27th August 2014, we were out on a staff members leaving party and visited the grapes at approx 10 pm. We often visit the grapes as most members enjoy getting up on the karaoke and have had many good nights out in there. However , on this particular night the doormen stopped us entering and stated that we couldn't... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

Denied access to the Grapes because we were a group of 8!! We were a mixed group of men and women all middle aged, on a works leaving do. Not one of us drunk or loud, approached the Grapes and the response was, you can't come in a group because of fighting?? Seriously our group did not look like we... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I am a Liverpudlian & have visited The Grapes for 30 years. I now reside in cardiff but we went into the grapes on two occasions over the August Bank holiday weekend. Given its location to Mathew st its a disgrace. Overall the place is grubby & dirty, the carpets and floor need a good clean,there was an accumulation of... More

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Bathgate, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Noisy and smelly,loud singers mostly out of tune. This place is in a prize location for Beatles fans but I would recommend that you steer clear of this awful place.Try the White Star just round the corner.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Had a great Sunday night in the Grapes. Staff and customers all very welcoming. Drinks are a reasonable price and entertainment was fab. The only real draw back is the toilets. There are only 2 ladies for a very busy pub and little space to re apply your lippy. Overall a good experience

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Place sells flat beer. W.c stink and not clean. Tables are sticky with beer spils. Visited mid afternoon. About 6 people in bar. So plenty time to wipe tables down. My opinion. These spillages was from evening before and not just one table. Plenty of better more traditional pubs close by. If this pub was anywhere else other than matthew... More

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