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The Central

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Central pub, Centre of Liverpool

Opposite what was the main rail station of the City, it still survives and is now opposite the main... read more

Reviewed May 4, 2019
Wirral, United Kingdom
via mobile
Traditional pub, very busy

Visited with friends, watched two football matches on good size TVs. The pub was absolutely heaving... read more

Reviewed March 17, 2019
Warrington, United Kingdom
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A lovely traditional pub full of glass and mirrors on the walls and a domed cieling,has Sky sports,BT Sport,At The Races and Racing UK so you can watch all the sport on 5 large screens and a large HD projector screen.Also available are 4 real ales...more
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31 Ranelagh Street, Liverpool L1 1JP, England
+44 151 709 1218
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All reviews etched glass monday to thursday till midnight central train station traditional pub great decor opening hours are twin brother strongbow cider selection of beers in tip top condition serving bar seating options worth a visit karaoke ranelagh 11pm
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Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

Opposite what was the main rail station of the City, it still survives and is now opposite the main central underground station. It has survived because it is a great pub. Plenty of Scouse characters who are always up for a chat, always friendly and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 26, 2019

lively bar with lots of folks coming and going, good selection of beers. Tend to have entertainment on of an evening

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

Visited with friends, watched two football matches on good size TVs. The pub was absolutely heaving but we got served in reasonable time and the staff were very pleasant. Later on there was music and karaoke which was good fun.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

Omg I’m from Liverpool and on odd occasions drink in the central tonight me and my friends went to go in the guy on the door was so rude and disgusting that we walked away.. Wow what a lovely welcome tthat might of been to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

Before starting a six day holiday to Bratislava my twin brother Stephen and I decided to visit some of the many great pubs and bars our city has to offer and we went to some of the Old traditional pubs located near Central Train Station...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 5, 2018

Visit this pub most weekend's best karaoke bar on town, fabulous staff,good beer alway's have a really good night .

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chrissy R
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

As usual I popped in for a pint and ended up staying for the evening. Very lively place full of atmosphere the staff are very friendly and helpful. The karaoke DJ Richard does a fantastic job of keeping the atmosphere rolling along through the evening....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

If there is one pub that is always bouncing on the always busy Ranelagh Street it's this pub. This is a proper pub with great decor and furnishings including an array of great etched mirrors ,dark wood tables and chairs and a cool looking serving...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 293neilk
Reviewed March 31, 2018

Long weekend in Liverpool to watch the legends, popped in for one drink after a days shopping, stayed till closing time excellent pub excellent atmosphere and excellent beer best night of our stay

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Robert G
Reviewed March 16, 2018

A nice pub with a good range of ales. The thing that really distinguishes this from the others is the stunning range of etched mirrors that decorate the walls.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Response from lilypug2 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but a well worth a visit. It has a fantastic atmosphere the guy Richard who does the karreoke does a fantastic arrangement of songs through the night. And there are some very good regular singers that get up on... More