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“cavern quarter”(10 reviews)
“mathew street”(13 reviews)
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2-4 Rainford Gardens, Liverpool L2 6PT, England
+44 151 231 6861
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All reviews proper pub cavern quarter mathew street real ale city centre pub red leather wednesday afternoon opening hours are old fashioned pub boxing memorabilia superb decor nice pub in tip top condition victorian edwardian genuine pub sea shanties beatles connection
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Before starting a six day holiday in Bratislava my twin brother Stephen and I decided to visit some of the great pubs and bars our city has to offer and The White Star Pub was at the very top of our list as it's such...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 293neilk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the White Star pub in Liverpool for the first time recently. It was Saturday afternoon and the pub was very busy but I got served very quickly; the barman was very helpful and friendly. The pub was very lively,the atmosphere was great and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TooledUp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two managers threw out a group of young people because one put a glass on top of his head, disgraceful when the two managers were getting pissed themselves and acting like idiots, don’t go there if you want a good time

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank V6168HOtonym
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For years, used to be an oasis in the middle of the madness that is Mathew Street but not any longer. A jukebox that blasts out the tunes to decibel levels where you can't think, never mind talk, seemingly for the benefit of the bar...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 62toffee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A real pub , warm and welcoming, staff who made you feel very welcome and very reasonable drink prices . The interior of this pub is beautifully maintained with lots of original Victorian features . Also lots of interesting pictures and photos. We loved it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Fenton170
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent old fashioned pub, visited as I am very interested in the Titanic, this pub is full of Titanic and boxing (some Beatles) memorabillia and posters. Prices quite cheap and atmosphere is fantastic, highly suggest visiting when the band are in the back room performing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

My partner and I called for drinks. Great atmosphere and good for people watching. Staff friendly and a good range of beers wine and spirits. Toilets clean. Nice pub for a few.

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank enncle
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Cracking little pub, just around the corner from the Cavern. Friendly staff, nice range of beers and good value. The kind of Victorian/Edwardian pub that can be hard to find these days. Genuine Beatles connection too. Local bands (including the Fabs) would go there to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank BeeksYork
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Great liitle old fashioned traditional Liverpool boozer in the heart of Liverpool with Titanic connections and strong links with the Beatles as they used to use this pub to relax between gigs at the nearby Cavern Club in the early 60s. Great beer and atmosphere...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank peterscarff
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

After a long day of waking through the alleys of Liverpool, we stop for a beer and to catch the breath in this lovely pub , also is one of the most famous to have some history with the Titanic. So don’t miss this if...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank yiyeifunky
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Brenda R
14 July 2015|
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Response from Jonathan F | Reviewed this property |
I dont think they have live bands these days.
6 April 2015|
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Response from brian-lfc75 | Reviewed this property |
There are pubs that run off dale st, but if you go to Mathew st, try the glass onion, its a cheap pub, and ask the bar maid what beer offers are on that day