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The Famous Grapes Pub

Neighbourhood: Central Liverpool
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Address: 25 Mathew Street, Liverpool L2 6RE, England
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+44 151 255 1525
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12:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Thu 12:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 04:00
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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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Must admit that I have not visited this pub for many years. The pub was here a long time before the Cavern opened, but with the opening of the Cavern as a jazz club, it became... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
2mercury
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Formby, United Kingdom
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a cracking pub on Mathew Street that is always very lively and as it's on one of Liverpool's most famous Streets is always packed with its Beatles connection. The interior is awesome,a proper pub with nice decor and furnishings and plenty of seating options and a cool serving bar. We were here on a Saturday afternoon and this... More 

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Wirral
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most well known and long established pubs in the city, a must visit if you like Karaoke, although thankfully when we last visited it was just a DJ who played some tunes then did a live set with his guitar. Gets packed, open till late.

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Thank Havana_Blast
Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled into this bar by chance, truely on a left or right choice. Good find as was unaware of history and beatles links. Had a really good night, good company and good ales. It was karaoke night which was a refreshimg change for us and great fun had by all, well done singers, including "Big Dave", not sure if he's... More 

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Formby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Must admit that I have not visited this pub for many years. The pub was here a long time before the Cavern opened, but with the opening of the Cavern as a jazz club, it became the interlude bar for many British and International jazz greats. I remember drinking my interlude pint with the likes of Tony Hayes and the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

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

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Thank Simon S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

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.

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Thank DitchAustralia
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

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!!!!!

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Thank Paul C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 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.

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

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 

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Lancashire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 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.

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