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The Famous Grapes Pub

Neighbourhood: Central Liverpool
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Address: 25 Mathew Street, Liverpool L2 6RE, England
Phone Number:
+44 151 255 1525
12:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Thu 12:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 04:00

This was a favorite hang-out for the Beatles and many other rock bands,...

This was a favorite hang-out for the Beatles and many other rock bands, which also served as a safe haven from their screaming teenage fans.

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A bit of Beatles History.

Old pub frequented by the Beatles in their heyday and by the looks of it nothing has changed much from those good old 60's. a great nostalgic trip down memory lane and also a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must see for all Beatles fans. Famous picture of the early Beatles sitting in the pub hanging on the wall.

Thank Simon S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old pub frequented by the Beatles in their heyday and by the looks of it nothing has changed much from those good old 60's. a great nostalgic trip down memory lane and also a great place for a pint.

Thank DitchAustralia
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always enjoy a few beers in here when in Liverpool. It's great for a drink in the afternoon or in the evening. There is always a great atmosphere especially in the evening. It's my favourite place to be on Matthew street. And it's a proper pub, not a modern trendy bar with no character. Love it!!!!!

Thank Paul C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love coming here, every time am in town and around matty st I come here day or night and love great atmosphere with excellent live music with a lot to see inside.

Thank Antone T
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After it being on my bucket list for ages......finally visiting Matthew Street in Liverpool was a dream come true. The Grapes is supposedly famous as the pub The Beatles used to sit in prior to walking onstage at The Cavern. Naturally then i was really looking forward to visiting. The outside of the pub even boasts "a corner of the... More 

Thank Symonator
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If visiting Liverpool this old pub is a must. The atmosphere and friendliness is amazing. Not expensive for drinks. Karaoke is a fantastic draw. Lots of talented locals willing to entertain you.

Thank RugbymumLancashire
Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

The Grapes kinda pushes itself re the Beatles connection which, to be honest, leaves me pretty cold. When we approached it on an early Saturday evening and it looked pretty busy, I thought we'd probably have a quick look then go elsewhere. We stayed! Karaoke is clearly a major theme here and though we tend to detest the genre, I... More 

Thank johnhouston2
York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Here is a pub with fun. The pub was buzzing with locals, tourists, groups of friends and families alike. Everyone was having fun singing along to the karaoke and two DJ's who also gave some great sounds. The bar was understandably busy but there are plenty of staff to get you drinks quickly. Our party of 6, 3 couples, mixed... More 

Thank Terry P
Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This bar is a must for all Beatles fans as well as anybody who enjoys live entertainment in a always friendly atmosphere as is always full with tourists as well as locals. Even the doorman will get up and give a song! Back room has a lot of beatles history and you can sit on the bench where the beatles... More 

Thank philstapleton2
Dublin Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

If you're in Liverpool then you have to try The Grapes, if only for one drink. Amongst the madness of Mathew Street this is a little oasis though still a brilliant atmoshere. The karaoke on a Sunday night is a particular favourite, might sound cheesy but its got to be seen to be believed - the place is always hopping... More 

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