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The Refreshment Rooms

2 Bedford Road East, Birkenhead CH42 1LS, England
+44 151 644 5893
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“coca cola ribs” (22 reviews)
“banoffee” (11 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Bedford Road East, Birkenhead CH42 1LS, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Sunday lunch with friends. Heard good things about this place but have to say that I was disappointed. Service was OK but food was average. We were also seated with our backs to the bar which wasn't the best place to sit as constantly being...More

Thank Jackie B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Bookend in advance Sunday afternoon was busy but lovely atmosphere and had lovely food, staff were nice! Would recommend

Thank cupcakee16
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is not an easy place to get to. You have to make the effort to find it. We took the train to Rock Ferry and had a pleasant walk to the restaurant. At first the service was excellent but one girl let it down....More

Thank moira4
Reviewed 6 days ago

Pretty basic decor. The menu is great and the food is so so good. Best Fish I have tasted for a long time. Fresh and cooked to perfection.

Thank Ireneandroger
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a shame, used to love this pub, but I feel the chef has changed since the days I used to like it in the past. The homemade vegi burger was great, but now its a sloppy Joe burger, which is a smaller meal, and...More

1  Thank VegiPerspective
Reviewed 1 week ago

Never has a bad or even poor meal here, if they keep up the good standards. Then with good food and lovely staff, I'll keep returning, why not!

Thank WirralKatie55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this courtesy of Trip Advisor. Thank you for all the great reviews, Really enjoyed the music, ambience, food and drinks

1  Thank Neil B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been the Refreshment Rooms a few times now usually for lunch but this time it was for a family party so there was around 25 of us so we were given one of the rooms just off the bar area. I have to...More

Thank Squirrel W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So good to see an independent pub doing so well, understandably well supported and thriving. Lovely sandwich, chips and salad for me and my two grown up kids. Lots of character and great staff - well done to you all.

Thank Graham L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had heard good things about this restaurant from a number of people, and do you know what? They weren't wrong! Fantastic breakfast, friendly staff, and very clean. Keep up the good work!

Thank toyotalondon
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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
5 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
USD 14 - USD 27
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
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 12:00 am
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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