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The Philharmonic Dining Rooms

$$ - $$$, British,
36 Hope Street, Liverpool L1 9BX, England
+44 151 707 2837
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (30 reviews)
“sunday roast” (18 reviews)
“beef” (18 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
36 Hope Street, Liverpool L1 9BX, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A proper historic pub, that is both well preserved and creates a nice atmosphere for customers. Staff were very friendly and helpful, and there was an interesting range of both food and drinks to choose from. I had a piccalilli and ham hock pie, washed...More

Thank barrera
General Manager A, Manager at The Philharmonic Dining Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Barrera, Thank you for taking the time to leave these kind words. We are happy that you and your wife had a nice time when you came to visit us. We look forward to seeing you both here again soon. Kind regards Coelina Chapman General...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

A nice place to relax over lunchtime with a pint and some decent food. Lovely decor - lots of wood panelling and leather chairs/sofas, very spacious, nice surroundings. A good selection of cask ales, and good food. The sausage sandwich is particularly fine!

Thank Gareth H
General Manager A, Manager at The Philharmonic Dining Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Gareth for these kind words. We hope to see you again here soon :)

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Popped in for a nightcap on way back to hotel. G and T... No Gordon's house gin was Adams copperhouse. Had a double with reverted tonic and a Bailey's. Mega expensive.More

Thank izzyweedon2002
General Manager A, Manager at The Philharmonic Dining Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Izzy thank you for your review and rating. We do appreciate all feedback from our guests. Unfortunately we do not sell gordons gin our house gins are bombay an tanquary gin. We are very competitive for the area that we are in. We hope to...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Brought my kids again as I had a fantastic meal last time never disappointed either the ham hock amazing beef rib yum and the Yorkshires fab empty plates and happy tummys thank you for a fab dining experience again 😊😊

Thank Dawn D
General Manager A, Manager at The Philharmonic Dining Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Dawn for these kind words :) We are happy that you and your family had an enjoyable experiance with us. We look forward to your return 😊

Reviewed 5 days ago

When visiting Liverpool we always visit the Anglican cathedral { fabulous } and call for dinner at the Philarmonic. Great atmosphere and friendly staff. This place is a one off with lots of alcoves and small rooms to sit in aswell as a larger main...More

Thank Peterandjanice
General Manager A, Manager at The Philharmonic Dining Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Peter and janice thank you for thus grewt review and rating. We are happy that you enjoyed yourself on your latest visit with us. We hope to see you again here soon :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely old pub with loads of wee rooms/ lounges to sit in. Staff friendly. Can’t comment on food as didn’t have any

Thank Kay M
General Manager A, Manager at The Philharmonic Dining Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Katy :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended this pub as a stop to eat on the hop-on hop-off bus tour. And we were not disappointed. Spent half the time gazing at the intricate cornice and architecture on a grand scale. A bar full of nooks and crannies; cosy and...More

Thank lilyvictoria59
General Manager A, Manager at The Philharmonic Dining Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Lily, Thank you for this lovely review. We are happy that you had an enjoyable experience with us. We look forward to your return here soon :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Liverpool institution, including for its opulent gents’ loos (photos). Comfortable bar areas downstairs, dining upstairs. It can get very busy, especially evenings, but on Easter Sunday lunchtime we almost had it to ourselves. We enjoyed the roast - chicken and beef on the bone. Together...More

Thank higvin
General Manager A, Manager at The Philharmonic Dining Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Higvin, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience! Such a lovely review form your recent visit to us. We look forward to your return here at the Philharmonic soon :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

This pub is superb. From the well kept outside to the fantastic interior. Two separate rooms "Brahms" and "Liszt" inside as well as the bar and a large lounge. Gents... visit the gents!.. It is a Grade 1 listed toilet and is a fantastic piece...More

Thank nick3744
General Manager A, Manager at The Philharmonic Dining Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Nick, your wonderful feedback and rating mean a lot to us. It is always so great to hear amazing comments from our guests, we pride ourselves on the up-keep of the Grade 1 listed toilets and Grade 2 listed building. It's experiences like yours that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw this pub on the bus whilst on the hop on hop off Liverpool bus. My friend & I decided to go back round & stop in this pub. It has amazing decor & is made up of a couple of smallish snugs & a...More

Thank Lesley D
General Manager A, Manager at The Philharmonic Dining Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Lesley, Thank you for this great review. We love that you had a great time here and look forward to your return hoping you can try something off the menu. Thank you again for this wonderful review :)

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anthony_rat
29 January 2018|
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Response from PhilharmonicDining | Property representative |
We are very dog friendly. The only two areas we don't allow them is the restaurant and the grand lounge. Hope to see you and your dog here soon :)
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Ann S
12 December 2017|
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Response from Carl S | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry but we never had wine of food so I can’t help
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mikemo19
29 November 2016|
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Response from Adrian B | Reviewed this property |
Menu is available on the internet
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 17
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Hope Street, Liverpool L1 9BX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Liverpool
  • Phone Number: +44 151 707 2837
  • E-mail
Description
You will find The Philharmonic Dining Rooms in Liverpool within a short stroll of Hardman Street, Myrtle Street and Hope Street - however you won't find another like it.Step in to discover a traditional pub of unique character, revered for its eclectic range of real ales and its quality pub food, which are served, as they should be, with a generous measure of famous British hospitality.The Philharmonic Dining Rooms is one of many rare gems in the Nicholson's collection of great British pubs, reputed for their distinctive buildings, intriguing history and vibrant atmosphere.
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