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Hard Times and Misery

Open Now: 4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Open today: 4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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Changed - but don't worry still excellent

They have changed the bar around to try to make more room. But don't worry the beers have been... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2019
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Blink and you'll miss it!

Had not heard of Hard Times and Misery until yesterday. Mr E rang to say they (him and friends... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2019
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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Hours Today: 4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
L1 2B Maryland Street, Liverpool L1 9DE, England
+44 151 345 6841
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Reviewed August 5, 2019

They have changed the bar around to try to make more room. But don't worry the beers have been unaffected. We had high quality real ale, served quickly, properly, pleasantly. This place is still a little gem. Please go!!

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 14, 2019

Had not heard of Hard Times and Misery until yesterday. Mr E rang to say they (him and friends from work were going there) and they had gin, so it was a no brainer! Eventually found it, no thanks to Google Maps which sent me...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 12, 2019

This place has been going for a couple of years and has recently had a refurb. The small bar downstairs is now more roomy, and the beer quality has improved as the real ale is now on hand pull cask instead of on gravity. Great...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

Been dieing to pop in this pub. Wot a waste of time, poor choice of drinks no cordials. upstairs just full of junk and rubbish as on internet pictures show a little quaint pub with a few seats.Toilet lock and catch broken.poor quality and disappointing.

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank keith s
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Hard Times And Misery is a small beer bar located in the back streets of Liverpool that once you've visited you will inadvertably return to time and time again as the welcome is so warm and the drinks menu is so good. It's only small,set...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Love this place! Small and hidden away, but great music, gin and beer! Reasonably priced too. We arrived early afternoon and it was empty, but by the time we left, it was pretty full. Great atmosphere

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Harry_Paul
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Having been here a couple of times before, I feel that each time is not as good as the last. Previously, I have felt welcomed and really enjoyed perusing the gin menu but this time was rather chaotic. I understand that there was an issue...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank ClaireGQ
Reviewed August 19, 2018

We were here again yesterday. It's a tiny diamond of a place, with lovely bar staff also. A shame there's no room for more outside seating but that's a tiny quibble in a bar as Fab as this one. Worth searching out (but check the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SGM67
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Sometimes you come across a place. That you know that if you lived closer you'd just about live here. Excellent beer and a very welcoming host.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank joseph850
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Tiny bar with a number of cask beers and great range of gin. Opted for G&Ts - each gin had an individual garnish. Some fab micro-batch gins - loves the Crosby Elixir bathtub style gin. Friendly barman and clientele.

Date of experience: July 2018
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