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The Famous Grapes Pub

25 Mathew Street, Liverpool L2 6RE, England
+44 151 255 1525
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My first return to Liverpool in over 30 years, it was a journey worth its weight in gold. This has... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Richard M
Truro, United Kingdom
Great Proper Pub

This is probably as close as you get to a proper city pub. Really old and the decor reflects this... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible14%
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25 Mathew Street, Liverpool L2 6RE, England
Central Liverpool
25 Mathew Street, Liverpool L2 6RE, England
+44 151 255 1525
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My first return to Liverpool in over 30 years, it was a journey worth its weight in gold. This has to be one of the most embracing pubs in Liverpool, bringing back so many memories. Great fun and entertaining. An atmosphere only of its like...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is probably as close as you get to a proper city pub. Really old and the decor reflects this - looks as though its been around for a few hundred years!. Definitely worth visiting if only for a decent pint. Music was good and...More

Thank Howard-Liverpool
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

The Famous Grapes Pub is one of Mathew Streets oldest established pubs and is one of the most popular. The interior is a homage to the Beatles with photos,prints and posters adorning every bit of wall space in this pub. It's got a dark and...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Have not been in this pub for over 25 years and popped in for a pre dinner drinks. Has loads of Liverpool/Beatles memorabilia on walls for tourists as right in the heart of the Cavern Walk area. Drinks prices for centre of Liverpool are very...More

Thank rosaline2015
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Went for a drink after watching a movie nearby, gave us a chance to discuss the film in depth. We had lager and lots of gin. Good atmosphere, very busy but got served quickly, really enjoyed ourselves.

Thank graham198
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Was visiting the city and had heard good things about this pub. The two DJ’s were very rude to a friend who asked about singing. Will not be going back and would not recommend this dump.

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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Famous for its association with the Beatles as it's situated across the road from the equally famous cavern club. The Beatles used to drink in here and there are photos of them on the walls and you can even sit in the same seats !...More

Thank dolmiomartyn
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

A small pub with a big vibe. A fantastic singer that sung a wide range of music. The atmosphere was lively & friendly. It's a small place & was rammed. Could do with more staff as there was broken glass from a wine bottle &...More

Thank Lesley D
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We visited The Grapes to see where The Beatles hung out before performing in The Cavern back in the 60's. great atmosphere here and I had to laugh at the brandy they served in a half pint tumbler. A must to visit if you go...More

Thank Tylionel
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Many moons ago this was a Friday lunchtime haunt of mine. Now it seems to be full of tourists looking for the Cavern. The real cavern is no longer there. It was right opposite the Grapes Pub! Its now an electrical sub station. Not much...More

Thank John S
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11 July 2017|
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Response from John D | Reviewed this property |
Normal UK Licencing Rules are over 16 can go in but cannot buy Alcoholic drinks but can have beer or Cider if accompanied by over 18 and having a meal. Under 16's may be allowed in but it depends on specific conditions for... More