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Furnival's Well

Closed Now: 17:00 - 00:00
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Banged Up !

This cocktail bar is centrally located but we seemed to find it a little tricky to find. However... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Solihull, United Kingdom
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A hidden gem

A fantastic small bar in an old police station. Ambience is cozy and quaint. A great bar a little... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Hillarys, Australia
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“police cells”(5 reviews)
“fairy lights”(4 reviews)
A hidden away cocktail bar, housed in a Victorian prison, in the heart of the Liverpool Ropewalks. 1860's prison cells are now snug booths, with table service for all your imbibing needs. Our cocktail menu reflects the two halves of Victorian...more
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1 Campbell Square | Argyle Street, Liverpool L1 5FB, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This cocktail bar is centrally located but we seemed to find it a little tricky to find. However the effort was well worth it as we thoroughly enjoyed our evening. The premises was once a police station or a prison and the tables are located...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LauraDaveJames
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Visited on the evening of 29th October with my partner. We were waited on while we were in one of the booths. We paid the bill after around 4 drinks which we though was expensive but we never thought to check the receipt as we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Loved this bar, it was on our list of quirky cocktail bars to visit on our trip to liverpool and i think this was our favourite.Found down a little side street you can see the blue lamp that police stations use to have and when...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank beverleyclark22
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

A fantastic small bar in an old police station. Ambience is cozy and quaint. A great bar a little off the beaten track, recommended for something a little different and special.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank johnlO5958UV
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Furnival’s Wall is outstanding. Great setting in a former prison, proper cocktails professionally done, and an eclectic playlist of quality tunes. Go there, you’ll enjoy it! Special thanks to Kate who was a top host, and out-bantered all of us :-)

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank maxo331
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Fantastic bar set in an old prison, you can sit in a cell which have been transformed into cosy drinking booths. Excellent selection of premium drinks especially the gins and brilliantly welcoming and friendly staff! Highly recommend!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kinderlass
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Conversion from a former jail provides a great location for a cocktail. Friendly staff when we visited on a Sunday night. It was a bit quiet bit I am sure that is the exception rather than the rule. In a City that seems to have...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank shaungreennew
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Really cool little place, amazing drinks, hidden away, definitely worth a visit if you like a good gin

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LawrieD339
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Whenever in Liverpool we try to call in here after being introduced to it on the Gin Journey that we went on last year. Great quirky little bar, with friendly knowledgable staff. This time we were given a lovely welcome drink - I think it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank holidaylover224
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

We came here on recomendation at was not disappointed, this is a old police station/jail converted into a great bar/speakeasy with the seating area being the cells great idea. The staff were great so good at their jobs offering advice about our drinks even making...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Nicole S
24 April 2018|
Response from 293neilk | Reviewed this property |
I think you can but I also think that most times times I've got a cell room I've just turned up. Great pub ,enjoy your visit.
21 April 2018|
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Response from lovetheunexpected | Reviewed this property |
Hi just as Catrina says a wide range cocktails with a difference, not quite London prices but high end. worth it though