We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Philharmonic Pub

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Hope Street, Liverpool, England
Phone Number: 01517072837
Website
Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Activities: Drinking

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 253 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 132
    Excellent
  • 75
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Terrific venue beer not as good

What a stunning building, even rave about the gents toilets! What does it take to teach bar staff how to pull a decent pint, it can't be that hard, sent my 1st one back, 2nd... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
Bezza1965
,
Warrington, United Kingdom
Add Photo Write a Review

253 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Falkirk, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Great pub lovely food great location and lovely friendly staff perfect place to start of concert night and finish it. :))

Was this review helpful? Yes
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
1,780 reviews
544 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 681 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Easy to find on hope street we popped in for a swift beer. Place seems a little grubby, definitely need to paint the ceilings! The beer was served in prompt manner but the bar staff seemed stressed out to be working on his own. No food was eaten during this visit.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Peterborough
Level Contributor
70 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

It's a gem of a pub from all angles - history, architecture, design and of course beer. We stopped off for a swift pint whilst walking the area (Liverpool Cathedral nearby) and managed to bag some chairs for a 30 minute time out and enjoyed every minute of it. It gets busy with tourists but if you can get a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kent
Level Contributor
48 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Made the fairly long walk uphill to see this pub and have a drink and a bite to eat. First impressions was wow but on closer inspection it really needed a good scrub. Nicotined stained ceiling 8 years after smoking ban? The staff were very friendly although lunch was a let down, cheese sandwich was bland and only got about... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Oldham, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
29 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This place is a must on any trip to Liverpool . The building is absolutely stunning .the gents are the only listed toilet in England and should not be missed , by male or female if you can . The number of staff on duty spoilt our visit and quite a lot of other people who walked out . One... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Lincs
Level Contributor
26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This place is well worth a visit even if you are not "Brahms and Liszt" Each room is named after a composer and the décor defies description. Good value lunches in excellent surroundings

Was this review helpful? Yes
WALES
Level Contributor
13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A lovely old pub with nice little snugs . Nice touch with lit candles on the tables . The real ale is excellent I would recommend the ROC pale ale .We had a lovely meal ,I had the mixed grill which was nice but the pieces of meat could have been slightly bigger the old spot sausages very tasty mind.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Warrington, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
67 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

What a stunning building, even rave about the gents toilets! What does it take to teach bar staff how to pull a decent pint, it can't be that hard, sent my 1st one back, 2nd wasn't much better young lad behind the bar was doing his best though

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Sunderland, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Lovely old building, lots of character. The architecture is brilliant. Friendly staff ,good selection of drinks.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Southport
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

I've been here with a friend they have a good selection of Real ales on the pump friendly bar staff I recommend a visit

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed The Philharmonic Pub also viewed

Liverpool, Merseyside
Liverpool, Merseyside
 
Liverpool, Merseyside
 

Been to The Philharmonic Pub? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The Philharmonic Pub

Address: Hope Street, Liverpool, England
Phone Number: 01517072837
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Liverpool
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Philharmonic Pub staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?