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The Philharmonic, Liverpool - pub details

Philharmonic
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Address: 36 Hope St, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 9BX [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 6273) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest train stations Liverpool Central (0.4 miles), Lime Street Liverpool (0.5 miles), Moorfields (0.9 miles)

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Visited Sunday afternoon along with The Lion and The Crown.

First visit for a decade, seemed as busy as ever but found last table in the main room. Beers as below, but London Pride was drinking well, NBSS 3.5.

Yes, it's geared up for food, but glad I popped in.
mtaylor40 - 18 Feb 2019 23:24
The reviews below pretty much sum this place up. It's worth a visit once in a while to admire the architecture. But it very must rests on its laurels in terms of service and ale selection. I found myself in here again yesterday. St Austell Nicholson's Pale Ale is the regular beer. Guests were Sharp's Atlantic & Doom Bar, Fuller's London Pride, St Austell Proper Cracker, Exmoor Mild, Adnams Ghost Ship & Black Sheep Best Bitter. Fine for visitors to the city. But there are many better Nicholson's pubs alone around the country.
blue_scrumpy - 25 Nov 2018 11:11
because of its uniqueness, well worth seeking out. However, a total tourist trap with awful service.
Wilson_MacDonald - 30 Sep 2018 17:25
If you go to Liverpool you must go for the decor (and toilets...) but go once, for one drink only.

Lunchtime last Saturday chokka busy, all tourists, apart from a couple of the staff not a Scouser in the pub.

No surprise at all. Understaffed at the bar, mediocre bar staff, half the beers were off and indifferent quality beer when we eventually found a couple (the ubiquitious Doom Bar and Oakham Citra) still on.

Tourist trap; very complacent indeed, probably even more so since the Paul Mc Cartney Carshare gig got it so much publicity. I would say wasted opportunity but I'm sure it rakes in money for Nicholsons even though it's a 5/10 pub (even allowing for the great decor).
mike_s - 9 Aug 2018 15:50
Lunchtime visit with the Mrs. Very quiet but gave us a chance to look at the building and visit the gents, (with permission!!!). A must see in Liverpool.
captaineric - 15 Jul 2018 16:38

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