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“WORTH GETTING A BABYSITTER FOR!!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Refreshment Rooms

The Refreshment Rooms
Ranked #4 of 255 Restaurants in Birkenhead
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $24
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: This is a fantastic victorian pub, fully refurbished with an eye to the past.Positioned on the banks of the River Mersey with views over to Liverpool,we serve great home made food seven days a week 12pm til 9pm and carry up to six real ales from local micro breweries. We are family friendly, have a lovely beer garden, we have early week promos inc over 60s all day Mon, Tue and Wed.
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“WORTH GETTING A BABYSITTER FOR!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2013

Having travelled the twenty minute journey from West Kirby to The Reshrement rooms I was warmly greeted by the welcoming staff. I was firstly blown away with the decor. It's full of character and oozes charm. Open fire places , antique chandeliers, quirky pictures. The wine choice was fantastic and the food was delicious and all locally sourced. Thank you for a fantastic Evening!!!

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1 Thank Tahneemac
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alan t, Owner at The Refreshment Rooms, responded to this review, February 8, 2013
Thanks for the review, it's nice to know that people notice the detail.
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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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“Quality!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2013

Being born and bred from Rock Ferry we visited this excellent pub for Sunday lunch for the wife's birthday , from the moment we arrived we knew by how busy the restaurant was that we would not be disappointed and we weren't the food was outstanding ,this is a little gem keep up the good work .

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2 Thank steads1962
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alan t, Owner at The Refreshment Rooms, responded to this review, February 8, 2013
With everybody's support we find ourselves in the lofty position of no.2 of 1109 in the whole of Merseyside. Absolutely fantastic, thanks to everybody who has taken the time to review us
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cheshire
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“A hidden gem”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2013 via mobile

A fabulous Sunday lunch
It was VERY busy, but the food did not suffer one bit, all 3 courses were amazing, from the home made pâté , through to the fudge cake it couldn't be faulted. I had the best mussels I've had in the UK. The 3 staff were so busy, but maintained a high quality of service. Well done.

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Thank trisha19
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alan t, Owner at The Refreshment Rooms, responded to this review, February 15, 2013
Kind words indeed ~ 'vintage, retro, cool' I like it
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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“Visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2013

Absolutely fantastic, excellent service in a location you would not expect. Food very tasty and a varied menu of local produce to choose from, what more could you ask for. Definitely not a 'run of the mill' pub chain place.

Will be returning soon.

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Thank Bob5204854
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alan t, Owner at The Refreshment Rooms, responded to this review, February 8, 2013
Thanks,we do try to keep it local wherever possible, you must try the local produce bistro nights on Saturday.
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“wish you were closer”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2013

came down from scotland to visit our daughter and not knowing the area had to take the advice of trip advisor.So glad we did. From the moment we arrived the service was friendly and welcming even though it was a quiet cold january evening.
The food and presentation was superb. Steak cooked to perfection with homemade chips, roast chicken- never seen such a plateful and a lovely curry, how my fellow diners managed pudding is beyond me but they did and this also was received with much enthusiasm.
We are back in the area in a couple of weeks and are looking forward to returning as these guys are a credit to the industry.

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3 Thank john w
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alan t, General Manager at The Refreshment Rooms, responded to this review, February 1, 2013
wish you were closer too! Thanks for reviewing us, we hope to see you on your next visit, maybe you could take in one of our Saturday pop up bistro nights?
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