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Ma Boyle’s Alehouse & Eatery

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$4 - $11
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Jazz Bar
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All reviews brunch fondue fish and chips sandwiches pie sunday roast burger salad bottomless prosecco st nicholas church afternoon tea live jazz british music water street on tap lovely pub real ale
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Reviewed yesterday

went for sunday dinner and thought we would all order the fondue for a change. the food was fantastic and love the piping hot gravy. The only thing letting this down is there wasnt enough veg/ spuds for 5 people.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank SarahKelly19
Reviewed 2 days ago

Just drinks on this occassion. pretty bar with friendly staff - Sunday roasts look amazing, we will return

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Jo B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had Sunday roast here and it was super good! It’s like the kind of roast your grandma makes and big portions!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Torcatt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ma Boyle’s Famous pies lauded in the menu but in reality very disappointing chicken ham and leek minuscule pieces in a very thin tasteless sauce. Steak pie very tough meat. Tbf chips were decent but that’s all veg gave appearance of the frozen variety.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank billyt702
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This pub is tucked away off the main thoroughfare of Water Street which leads down to the Pier Head and the River Mersey. We must have walked this route many times and had never noticed this pub. We decided we'd take a look after our...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Carole M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tuesday night - we had the scouse and the chicken, ham and leek pie, and a couple of interesting pints. Both were delicious. The sticky toffee puddings were even better, perhaps. Great well-appointed quiet pub. We would gladly return, and probably will.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank jim g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked the room downstairs for a family reunion with about 20 of us. The whole set up was just perfect. No charge to hire the room just order some platters of food - absolutely delicious choice of sandwiches, wraps, samosas and chocolate brownie. The team...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank RachPea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited for lunch on recommendation by British Music Experience staff. My husband, who is not vegan had the fish finger sandwich, which was Hugh ! My sons had the falafel burger and I had the vegan moussaka which was delicious. Friendly staff and excellent value...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank debbielg2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sunday roast was good, but they had run out of beef. Portions are quite big. Very friendly service. It was pretty busy on a Sunday evening.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Seat_13c
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to Boyles on countless occasions over the past few years and it always impresses me and any one else that I am drinking/dining with. It’s perfect for family trips, dates (done a few in there 😬), business power lunching and evening drinks...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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bindyLancs
April 3, 2019|
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Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
Quickest and surest answer is to give them a call. There are so many rules regarding under 18's and, even taking them into account, it is entirely up to the particular establishment as to wether allow entry or not.
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KateJRR
January 30, 2019|
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Response from Liz L | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely Lovely food and great choice of menu
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KateJRR
January 30, 2019|
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Response from ArcticWaverider | Reviewed this property |
We went there on two thursdays around seven pm, but got a table both times. I'd book if it was a larger group though. Sitting downstairs is not as nice as upstairs, especially whern there is music (Thurdays and Saturdays)
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