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The Tavern Company

621-625 Smithdown Road | Penny Lane, Liverpool L15 5AG, England
+44 151 734 5555
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (69 reviews)
“home fries” (12 reviews)
“eggs benny” (11 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
621-625 Smithdown Road | Penny Lane, Liverpool L15 5AG, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Used to love it here but the standard has dropped. The service is very rushed, seems a bit dirty, never used to be like this - get the impression that they just want as many people is as possible at the detriment of the service....More

1  Thank AnyaCap
Reviewed 5 days ago

Came here on the 16th with friends for breakfast and was quite disappointed with the service. Between us we ordered two sausage bennys and two american breakfasts and we waited over an hour to get our food. When we raised the issue with our server...More

Thank hw3097
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Have been here several times and had a great meal every time. Their milkshakes are to die for and I always look forward to going there because of them! Not too expensive but excellent quality!

Thank JAlbright92
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We are regulars at the tavern and have NEVER been disappointed, best breakfasts we've ever had by far. Unfortunately as it is so good, it is always so busy - but not a surprise! The staff (particularly the guy who looks like Ricky Wilson) handle...More

Thank claire-z-j
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want a wonderful English Breakfast served till 2.30 in the afternoon in Liverpool, this is the right place for you. The breakfast is simply wonderful served with bottomless tea or coffee. The menu is fantastic with a wide selection of breakfast favourites. I...More

Thank Siva A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been going to the Tavern for breakfast for years, it was without doubt the best breakfast in Liverpool. Unfortunately that's no longer the case. I've been 5-6 times over the past 6 months hoping it would improve, but sadly not. Mushrooms cold, toast cold...More

2  Thank Robheath15
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took friends out to dinner here on their recommendation. "An American diner type of place", though in fact it is more a southern American (Lousiana/Texas) outfit, complete with neon "EAT" sign. Lots of interesting decor, including a train that runs along a track above...More

Thank William D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have driven past this place frequently but decided to call in tonight and really glad I did. Until 7 they do 2 courses for £12.95 si I tried the ribs followed by the Chilli. Mrs Ted had breaded mushrooms and Cajun chicken and all 4...More

Thank TedScholefield
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited the tavern 20+ times in the past two years. We used to love it. Now I feel as though you are just crammed anywhere quickly and wait 20 minutes for someone to take your order. When we finished our breakfast we asked...More

Thank ellekearney18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointed with our breakfasts for the second time in the space of a couple of months , first time gave it the benefit of the doubt thinking they were understaffed but again today food was yuck, waited a while for food and when they finally...More

Thank Dale W
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Izzy A
8 March 2017|
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Response from Brian T | Reviewed this property |
not sure
19 February 2017|
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Response from Paul O | Reviewed this property |
I'd disagree with the previous comment about the quality I've only been twice as I don't live in the area if I did I would be there more often.
18 December 2016|
Response from PadTha | Reviewed this property |
Err.... reckon you know I can't answer your question! You need to contact The Tavern yourself.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 34
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 621-625 Smithdown Road | Penny Lane, Liverpool L15 5AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Liverpool
  • Phone Number: +44 151 734 5555
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