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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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CUISINES
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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1 - 10 of 913 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

If you visit Liverpool you MUST come here! It is diagonally opposite Liverpool Philharmonic Hall in a superb Grade II listed building built between 1898-1900. This must be one of the most beautiful bars in England, which was originally designed by the shipwrights who built...More

Thank Angela C
General Manager A, Manager at The Philharmonic Dining Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded today

Angela thank you for taking the time to leave such wonderful comments. We appreciate all feedback and are happy that you had such an enjoyable experiance with us. We look forward to you return to us soon. Kind regards Coelina Chapman

Reviewed 5 days ago

I looked forward to visiitng this much lauded establishment and was very impressed with the decor ..room after room delighted with the stained glass windows, bronzed plaques and ornate ceilings... Pity the food didn’t match. We had a bottle of wine, the fish pie and...More

Thank Irene G
General Manager A, Manager at The Philharmonic Dining Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Irene G, thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience. We are disappointed to hear that you are not satisfied with your visit. We thrive on our pie selection and are shocked that you didn't enjoy them. We...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As a local - sometimes you can take such gems as The Phil for granted. The decor is utterly spectacular. It is also really well looked after. The food is average. Very pricey. I suppose you pay for the surroundings. The drinks are also expensive....More

Thank CeePeeB
General Manager A, Owner at The Philharmonic Dining Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We appreciate all reviews, and appreciate you giving us the chance to improve by providing us with this feedback. In regards to your drinks you might have had the same drinks did you ask for a specific product this can have a reflect on price....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited saturday and had my favourite.... a blue steak. Sounds simple yes.. but most places just cannot get it right. This was the best i ever had. Kudos to the chef. I will return!

Thank lucyqwerty123456
General Manager A, Manager at The Philharmonic Dining Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Lucy for this great review, hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Philharmonic Dining Rooms Pub is without a shadow of a doubt Liverpool's most beautiful pub,it's a pub justifiably famous for its ornately decorative rooms with fine furnishings throughout, even the toilets are a famous tourist attraction such is the beauty of this pub. My...More

Thank Neil K
General Manager A, Manager at The Philharmonic Dining Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Neil for leaving this amazing review. Such lovely comments from your latest visit with us. We look forward to your return here at the Philharmonic soon. Kind Regards Coelina Chapman General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family meal . Staff busy but very attentive and friendly. Good food at good price. Great surroundings, as ever. Proud of the place. Philippa and James deserve a mention for their great work

Thank Paul D
General Manager A, Manager at The Philharmonic Dining Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Paul for this wonderful review. Such wonderful comments about James and Philippa. I will pass these on to them. We look forward to your return to us here soon. Kind regards Coelina Chapman General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see pub, the men’s toilets were the talking point. Actually the pub is one of the best inside, with little nooks for meeting. Stunning

Thank Catherine B
General Manager A, Manager at The Philharmonic Dining Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Catheine thank you for taking the time to leave this great review. We look forward to your return to us soon :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

‘Wetherspoons’ levels of cleanliness, and dirty tables! But fantastic historic building, great selection of real ales and gins (partook in a ‘paddle’ of 3 ales and a G&T). Staff very friendly and helpful. Make sure to check out the Gents Lavs!

Thank WillowPAW
General Manager A, Manager at The Philharmonic Dining Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Willowpaw, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience! We hope to see you again here and change your view about us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous place to enjoy drinks and take a load off after a long day. I arrived there with my boyfriend hungry and tired from a long day’s walk around the city. We ordered a burger and one of their pies both of which were...More

Thank Wawa6683
General Manager A, Manager at The Philharmonic Dining Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Wawa6683, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience! We look forward to your return with us here again soon. Kind Regards Coelina Chapman General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delighted with our experience at the phil great place excellent caring staff we felt realy welcome had club sandwhiches and chips well presented and served with care . Thanks for your kindness

Thank moore21658
General Manager A, Manager at The Philharmonic Dining Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Moore, thank you for taking the time to leave this great review. We look forward to your return with us here soon :)

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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 5 - USD 16
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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