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The Philharmonic Pub

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Address: Hope Street, Liverpool, England
Phone Number: 01517072837
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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A lovely afternoon drinking with friends

I spent a lovely afternoon with friends for a leaving get together on Saturday afternoon. It has been donkeys years since I have stepped foot in the Phil. The building is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Jan H
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This iconic pub is really worth a visit, the amazing lavish interior (complete with marble urinals!) is astonishing. There's a choice of real ales, I had a St Austell 'Nicholsons' brewed for the chain which was fine. Our visit was marred by a very poor lunch, my wife's steak frites was probably the worst pub meal she'd ever had, my... More 

Thank John B
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I spent a lovely afternoon with friends for a leaving get together on Saturday afternoon. It has been donkeys years since I have stepped foot in the Phil. The building is fantastic and the staff were very pleasant. A group of us went up to the dining rooms upstairs. The girl that served us was very friendly and helpful. she... More 

Thank Jan H
Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A place to have a great meal and take in the beauty of the building. The food was very good and the service excellent.

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United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jumped off the open topped bus to visit this listed pub The pub is grade II listed, and the gents toilets Grade I listed! Great beers and really interesting, and well preserved, rooms Well worth a visit

Thank StoneBalancer
Alcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here on a guided tour to visit this famous landmark and went straight back when it ended. We managed to grab a table outside and sat with cocktails (very good) and a few cold beers. Loved the way the rooms have been preserved and look so special. Don't miss the gents!

Thank Templegrafton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well preserved vintage pub with private rooms, vintage tiles interior. Good selection of bar food. Real ale available.Dining room upstairs.

Thank BazzaRugby
Chard, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Philharmonic is a 20 minutes walk from the very centre of Liverpool, but is certainly worth the journey! This pub met my general criteria, and surpassed it by far! With 4 real ales at the bar, this is one of the Philharmonic's strong suits. The pub also serves a wide variety of gins, wines and cocktails. The décor inside... More 

Thank steffanjonesz
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely meal cooked to personal preference friendly helpful staff beautiful surroundings definitely visit again when in liverpool.

Thank Anthony S
Bromley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just five minutes' walk from Ye Cracke, this pub showed the other end of the social spectrum: sophistication and a wonderful interior. The bar is just inside the door, and very welcoming; don't lean on the hatch. Behind you are three rooms: those to either side of the passage snugs, the third a large dining hall. All have extensive mahogany... More 

Thank stuwhite2015
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in for a quick half with the Missus - between Cathedrals! Beautiful old place, v clean, shiny pumps, friendly bar-staff, great choice of ales & beers (+advert for Gin spectacular...) - with amazing inner rooms/leather chairs/cosy corners etc. Exceptional!

Thank Christopher H

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