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The Refreshment Rooms

€€ - €€€, British,
2 Bedford Road East, Birkenhead CH42 1LS, England
+44 151 644 5893
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2 Bedford Road East, Birkenhead CH42 1LS, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This little hidden gem is a real find - views over the sea, interesting interior design, and gorgeous food at really reasonable prices. It's so refreshing to find a pub that serves good and thoughtful vegan food! The staff were welcoming and accommodating and we...More

Thank EmilyPennington
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great location, friendly and helpful staff. The chicken, bacon, brie and cranberry panini was beautiful.

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've gone as a couple, with a group of friends and as a family. Fantastic food and service, no matter what time of day we've been. Love it!

Thank muggle95
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went as a work night out with a small group of us, staff where so friendly, place was busy, which is a good sign straight away,, the service was never delayed no matter how busy it was and the food was beautiful, I am very...More

Thank _sharonbrooks2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Laid back setting, lots of rooms that allow for more private dining. Good offers in the week. We always go for fish and chips with their famous salt and pepper sauce. Desserts large and cheap too. Such friendly staff, can't recommend enough.

Thank TwinkleStar10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our second visit in the last couple of weeks.Lovely staff very welcoming. Lovely airy cool pub/restaurant and a nice outside area to enjoy the sun. Great menu so much choice I struggled to decide! I went for two starters instead and opted for the Pablo...More

Thank BibleP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate at tea time and the food was fresh and tasty. Good friendly and efficient service. The portions are generous.

Thank Ritu H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First visit here , I was impressed with this little gem off place.we sat in the lovely sun ordered from the well stocked menu, I ordered the salad a meal I never order for many reasons, but I wanted to give it a go. Staff...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A bright and airey bar, a quiet restaurant and a lovely garden. On top of that it's dog friendly. The staff are attentive and smiling, the manager loves to chat and all in all the atmosphere is really easy going. There are lots of choices...More

1  Thank zulu_7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our second visit here in the last few weeks and we were again not disappointed . From the friendliness of the staff to the quality of the food from their extensive menu I really can’t recommend this place enough

Thank Alan24362
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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
4 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$13 - US$25
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
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 00:00
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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