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The Pumphouse, Liverpool

Albert Dock
Liverpool
L3 4AN
Phone: 01517092367
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Greene King

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Jon B left this review about The Pumphouse

chances are if you visit Liverpool you'll end up at the Albert Dock at some point - be aware this is the only place really resembling a pub in the immediate area. it's your typical Greene King McPub in converted harbour building in tourist trap location, you should already know what to expect. it's much better than it used to be with 10 handpumps serving a decent range these days. good luck getting served though especially if you're stuck behind people trying to order food. ('we don't serve from that menu until 11' - it was 10.55). i'm very surprised that Wetherspoons haven't opened up on the dock (yet) - they would make a killing here.

On 3rd November 2018 - rating: 6
[User has posted 380 recommendations about 379 pubs]


Graham Coombs left this review about The Pumphouse

Something of a landmark, in an historic building with its tall chimney, this is also something of a tourist trap. A large and bustling pub on a couple of levels, with a heavy food trade and a very good and large range of beers (and Cask Marque accreditation). My only real complaint was that the music inside was far too loud and unnecessary, however escaping to the outside tables overlooking the dock was very pleasant indeed on a sunny afternoon. If you must go to Albert Dock, the place to aim for.

On 17th July 2018 - rating: 7
[User has posted 1535 recommendations about 1498 pubs]


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Old Blue left this review about The Pump House

My visit last Wednesday found the Pumphouse to have expanded its ale range considerably since previous reviews: it was sporting ten hand pulls, fully populated with only four or five of them being Greene King offerings and the rest guest ales from local and not-so-local breweries. I sampled a couple at £3.50/pint (one a Liverpool Organic offering but I failed to note what the other was) and found both well kept and tasty.
The atmosphere seemed healthy and trade good, with most of the tables occupied by groups chatting, although this is clearly more of a pub to visit with friends rather than a local to visit on your own. Nevertheless the bar staff were welcoming and, as I was starting a pub crawl in an unfamiliar city without having prepared it, helped me plot a route.

On 22nd March 2015 - rating: 8
[User has posted 270 recommendations about 269 pubs]


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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Old Boots
Liverpool James Street, 0.33 miles, 6 min walk (show)
Moorfields, 0.66 miles, 12 min walk (show)
Moorfields, 0.66 miles, 12 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Pumphouse, Liverpool
16th Nov 2018, 18:42
Picture submitted by Jon B approved
 
16th Nov 2018, 18:42
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Pub Details

Pub details supplied by members of this site to the best of their knowledge. Please check with pub directly before making a special trip.

  • Accommodation : No last updated 07 March 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 17 July 2018 by Graham Coombs
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 07 March 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 07 March 2018 by ROB Camra
  • CAMRA Discount : Yes - 25p per pint - last updated 07 March 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Car Park : No last updated 17 July 2018 by Graham Coombs
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 07 March 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Darts : No last updated 17 July 2018 by Graham Coombs
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 07 March 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Live Music : No last updated 07 March 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Live TV Sports : Yes last updated 07 March 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Micropub : No last updated 07 March 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Pinball : No last updated 17 July 2018 by Graham Coombs
  • Pool Table : No last updated 17 July 2018 by Graham Coombs
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 07 March 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 07 March 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Wheelchair Access : Yes last updated 07 March 2018 by ROB Camra
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 07 March 2018 by ROB Camra
Opening Hours
Sunday10am - 11pm
Monday11am - 11pm
Tuesday11am - 11pm
Wednesday11am - 11pm
Thursday11am - 11pm
Friday11am - Midnight
Saturday10am - Midnight
Hours according to Facebook page, please check before making a special visit
Food Hygiene Rating


Last inspected: June 21st 2017
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