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The White Star

2-4 Rainford Gardens, Liverpool L2 6PT, England
+44 151 231 6861
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“cavern quarter” (10 reviews)
“mathew street” (10 reviews)
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2-4 Rainford Gardens, Liverpool L2 6PT, England
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+44 151 231 6861
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"cavern quarter"
in 10 reviews
"traditional pub"
in 9 reviews
"mathew street"
in 10 reviews
"opening hours are"
in 7 reviews
"real ale"
in 8 reviews
"city centre pub"
in 4 reviews
"wednesday afternoon"
in 4 reviews
"selection of beers"
in 4 reviews
"great atmosphere"
in 10 reviews
"red leather"
in 3 reviews
"boxing memorabilia"
in 3 reviews
"in tip top condition"
in 4 reviews
"proper beer"
in 2 reviews
"friendly customers"
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"great ales"
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"outside seating area"
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"favourite pubs"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are wandering around the centre of Liverpool you may be put off by the huge bars with their bouncers and pounding music - so The White Star is an absolute little gem. A real, traditional pub just round the corner from the Cavern...More

Thank Tom W
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Great place - we slipped away from the pushy Mathew St tourist bit and found this down a side-street. I remembered this pub from my days as a student in Liverpool 35 years ago. It was nice and quiet inside. They had no porter or...More

Thank riffdesign
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Me and my family stumbled by this old bar. We had a lovely stay with nice English beer.We can highly recommend to stop by for a pint there :)

Thank Skvisan
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

If you are in Liverpool on a Wednesday afternoon, do pop into the White Star, the back room, and enjoy four HOURS of quality folk music, provided by "The Button Street Badger Band" residents,and other musicians who pop in to take part. It works as...More

Thank gerryjonesliverpool
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Great traditional pub located next to Mathew Street. Good quality beers at reasonable prices. Well worth a visit.

Thank Keith V
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

We went to the White Star based on the weight of Tripadvisor reviews. But, to be honest, we felt a tad disappointed. Yes, it is a well preserved old pub, and yes the banquettes feel pretty plush in their red leather effect, and yes there...More

Thank Dick L
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Before starting an eight day holiday in Amsterdam my twin brother Stephen and I decided to have a day out in Liverpool city centre visiting some of the great pubs our city has to offer and The White Star Pub was on our list of...More

Thank Neil K
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Wonderful preserved Victorian Edwardian pub. Lovely and clean , great memorabilia and range of hand pulled beers, small rooms ornate glass and mirrors, loverlynhqnging baskets.

1  Thank yourwallsphotog... A
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

A Victorian Gem in the Cavern quarter a short throw from the Cavern club itself. Behind its red tiled frontage is a feast of red leather, fancy tiling, elaborate wood carving and an impressive collection of White Star Line shipping memorabilia and some Beetles memorabilia...More

2  Thank Steve_of_N21
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favourite pubs to visit whenever I visit Liverpool city centre. This is a superb pub,a two roomed pub with a lovely serving bar,the back room is awesome with its amazing amount of paintings on the walls,boxing memorabilia adorns the walls...More

1  Thank Neil K
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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.
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Stephen J
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
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