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The Lion Tavern

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Great real ale .

The Lion Tavern Pub is my must go to real ale pub on any trip I take into Liverpool city centre. I... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Liverpool, United Kingdom
via mobile
Top pint of Guinness

Visit this place whenever in town,lovely pint of Guinness and the greatest pork pie in the city... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Liverpool, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Average9%
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  • Terrible5%
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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
67 Moorfields, Liverpool L2 2BP, England
+44 151 236 1734
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Lion Tavern Pub is my must go to real ale pub on any trip I take into Liverpool city centre. I love the look of this pub, 3 rooms ,an island style serving bar, great decor and furnishings and plenty of seating options spread...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visit this place whenever in town,lovely pint of Guinness and the greatest pork pie in the city. Special mention to the well stocked juke box too, a feature seldom seen these days in pubs.

Thank jbl33363
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Thank John S
Reviewed 9 October 2018 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 5 October 2018

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

Thank leigh a
Reviewed 24 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 293neilk
Reviewed 23 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. 😁

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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
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