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The Refreshment Rooms

2 Bedford Road East, Birkenhead CH42 1LS, England
+44 151 644 5893
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“coca cola ribs” (22 reviews)
“fish and chips” (30 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Bedford Road East, Birkenhead CH42 1LS, England
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Reviewed today

Lovely old pub with great ambience, decor and views of the Mersey. Staff very attentive, freindly and efficient so service was excellent. Food was good, tasty and generous portions.

Thank John C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Party of six, four adults, two children. We all thoroughly enjoyed our mains & desserts. Cola ribs amazing as was the Salmon, fish & chips and burger. Desserts also enjoyed by all. Staff very friendly & helpful. Definitely recommend x

Thank 558phil
Reviewed 2 days ago

Came here as a family of five, everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meals, the service was great and the staff attentive and friendly, good selection of meals and also good wine list. Really enjoyable experience. Would definitely recommend.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

6 of us turned up after booking a table for 8 for my dads birthday arrival was good and warm welcome things started well service was overall good and pleasant the meals we picked was great no one had any issues, the decor in the...More

Thank Jaye383
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is so cool!!... hidden away with the nicest staff and food in a relaxed atmosphere .... i would deffo reccomnend it to anyone .... im so glad i found it x

Thank Lesley H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited the refreshment rooms on 27th of December 2017 having gone out for a walk around port sunlight river park.we were looking for a quick bite to eat and had heard about the restaurant from family. Although it was busy there...More

Thank A7990GPstephens
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WOW!! I took my friend out for tea and decided that as she had never been here that was where we would go. having been several times previously and always had amazing food and staff thought it would be a nice treat. I was not...More

Thank Andrea_d18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had heard a lot about this place so booked a table of 5 for us on Boxing Day. The menu was extensive and the food was delicious the only fault came from my teenage son saying he couldn't eat anymore as he was full!!! This...More

Thank ady p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is wonderful. Recommend steak pie, lamb and sea bass. Sticky ribs for starter. Service is constantly good, friendly atmosphere and interesting decor. I've been here loads of times and can't fault it. Looking forward to eating there again soon.

Thank adeker2004
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We live in North Wales and are soon to move to the area. This place was recommended to us so checked it out yesterday for a coffee and a sausage sandwich. Arrived around 11am. Met by friendly staff and being a Sunday morning did not...More

Thank ChrisChester_England
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Denis W
19 September 2017|
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Response from alan t | Property representative |
Alas no x
Denis W
19 September 2017|
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Response from Mal2911 | Reviewed this property |
Meals are plated therefore they are not suitable for take away!
Diana I
5 June 2016|
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Response from 85Alison | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I don't know as I drive but usually walk there as I live nearby.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Bedford Road East, Birkenhead CH42 1LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Wirral  >  Birkenhead
  • Phone Number: +44 151 644 5893
  • E-mail
This is a fantastic victorian pub, fully refurbished with an eye to the past.Positioned on the banks of the River Mersey with views over to Liverpool,we serve great home made food seven days a week 12pm til 9pm and carry up to six real ales from local micro breweries. We are family friendly, have a lovely beer garden, we have early week promos inc over 60s all day Mon, Tue and Wed.
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