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Vernon Arms, Liverpool

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69 Dale St
L2 2HJ
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Jon B left this review about Vernon Arms

still a great old real ale boozer on Dale Street and one of Liverpool's many gems. the food was absurdly cheap until recently but has understandably been bumped up a couple of pounds.

On 28th August 2018 - rating: 8
[User has posted 443 recommendations about 442 pubs]

Rex Rattus left this review about Vernon Arms

I wasn't expecting much before I opened the door into this tatty looking boozer, but was very pleasantly surprised to see seven handpumps, all clipped. I went for a rum porter called Gitone Zarack’s (if I’ve read my notes correctly, which doesn’t always happen) from Stamp’s Brewery, at £1.60 a half.

A fairly ordinary and unpretentious bar faces you, and a bit of screening on the left suggests that there was once a snug in that corner. Furnishings are the traditional upholstered bench seating and normal tables and chairs. A shelf on the bar back sported a range of CAMRA awards; always a good sign. A doorway at the back on the left leads through an erstwhile entranceway to an area called the Latham Lounge, which is a bit more sumptuously furnished than the main bar.

This is the sort of down to earth locals’ boozer that I like. Seven real ales helps enormously as well.

On 13th July 2018 - rating: 7
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Al Bundy left this review about Vernon Arms

One of many good pubs in the city centre. Though its a bit tatty it does usually have a decent selection of real ale. As described by Mr Man below it is probably more comfortable in the back room. The mural with the Dead Kennedys joke is still here and a holiday in Cambodia for £49 would obviously be a bargain nowadays.

On 19th May 2016 - rating: 7
[User has posted 3240 recommendations about 3157 pubs]

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This pub features in the following crawls:
Liverpool City Centre 1 by Old Boots
Liverpool 5.3.11 by Gill Smith
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Map location corrected by Alan Hurdle
Moorfields, 0.12 miles, 2 min walk (show)
Moorfields, 0.12 miles, 2 min walk (show)
Liverpool James Street, 0.43 miles, 8 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for Vernon Arms, Liverpool
28th Aug 2018, 16:13
Review submitted by Jon B amended by Jon B
13th Jul 2018, 16:22
Review submitted by Rex Rattus

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  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 11 February 2015 by Quinno _
  • CAMRA Discount : No last updated 11 February 2015 by Quinno _
  • Car Park : No last updated 11 February 2015 by Quinno _
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 06 March 2011 by Will Larter
  • Karaoke : No last updated 11 February 2015 by Quinno _
  • Pinball : No last updated 11 February 2015 by Quinno _
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 11 February 2015 by Quinno _
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 11 February 2015 by Quinno _
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