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The Lion Tavern

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A great Liverpool pub

The beer in this pub is without doubt excellent the food however is limited to pork pies! Two pound... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
John S
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Spain
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What a welcome

As a tourist to this grey city we had arranged to meet local friends at the Loon Tavern. We were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DavidW6209
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Pickering, United Kingdom
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Serving Liverpool since 1914, Welcome to all regulars and tourists. 8 Real ale pump and over 80 Whiskies.
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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67 Moorfields, Liverpool L2 2BP, England
+44 151 236 1734
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The beer in this pub is without doubt excellent the food however is limited to pork pies! Two pound for a ‘small’ pie three for a large. The large one would feed two people. The pub has three rooms, a large bar area, a News...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a tourist to this grey city we had arranged to meet local friends at the Loon Tavern. We were early but were met with a very warm welcome from the very friendly and knowledgeable staff. A wide range of tasty local ales were available...More

Thank DavidW6209
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting old pub with many Victorian feature. The internal glass work is worth a look. Good to see it was crowded with a "post work drink" crowd.

Thank Jan R
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Not been in the Lion for a while but had seen in the Echo a while back that despite a recent refurb the future of the pub is under threat from the Pub Chain that own - so thought I’d vote with my feet and...More

Thank Pe4u
Reviewed 30 June 2018

What an excellence pub. The beer is always in good condition and their is always a good choice of beers. Always the first pub I make for when in Liverpool centre. The staff are friendly and helpful. I found the locals friendly and willing to...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Without a shadow of a doubt The Lion Tavern Pub is one of my favourite pubs,it's a three roomed pub and each room has it's own distinct character especially the news room. I love the look of this pub,it's got great decor and furnishings including...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Made a special trip from Sussex to visit as the pub has been saved! Great beer as ever. We'll be back in June. 😁

2  Thank beerthyme
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We spent part of both evenings of a two day city break at this pub. It’s been refurbished in keeping with its original style;seperate bar and lounge etc. Rolling supply of 8 real ales from small, mostly local breweries. Also localish cider and small distillery...More

1  Thank cat4elan
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Before starting an eight day holiday in Tenerife my twin brother Stephen and I decided to have a day out in Liverpool city centre visiting some of the best real ale pubs that our city has to offer and The Lion Tavern Pub was at...More

1  Thank Neil K
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Just piped in for a beer. Great reception by a lovely lady (she quotes "The little gobby one"). Tiles are amazing and I'sure if you are (I'm not) a bitter drinker, you will totally love this place.

2  Thank Andrew B
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