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The Frank Hornby (JD Wetherspoon), Liverpool

Pub added by Dave McNally
38 Eastway
Maghull
Postal town: Liverpool
L31 6BR
Phone: 01515204010
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J D Wetherspoon

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Aqualung . left this review about The Frank Hornby (JD Wetherspoon)

Wetherspoons don't have many pubs completely surrounded by suburbia but this is one of them. There are no shops within sight just semi-detached housing. As noted below, it's an original pub previously called the Everest which ties in with Tensing Road on the corner of which it resides.
Inside and out it's a fairly typical 20th Century suburban pub. Although it's now a single room it is split into different areas and the furnishings are better than average. Although it wasn't busy on my Wednesday afternoon visit there were some people in.
The bar has two sets of five hand pumps which had two available soon, Orkney Red MacGregor, Swannay Scapa Special, Big Bog Swampy & Quagmire, Peerless Knee Buckler & Red Rocks, Brightside Manchester Skyline and Otter Bright. I thought this was a good choice and even better when I spotted that some were priced at £1.49 rather than £2.09. I went for the Quagmire (£1.49) Which was in first class nick. I thought this was a pretty good Spoons. It's GBG 2018 listed.

On 11th September 2017 - rating: 8
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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about The Frank Hornby (JD Wetherspoon)

Traditional roadhouse-style pub when viewed from the road but given a bit of the 'spoons treatment inside (but not to detrimental effect). Features a variety of seating / dining areas around the bar, some with dark wood-panelling but otherwise relatively light in terms of decor. Patio seating area to one side. Ten, mostly interesting, real ales on handpump - including a fine pint of Broadside B-side (£2.09).

On 16th April 2016 - rating: 7
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Al Bundy left this review about The Frank Hornby (JD Wetherspoon)

Its actually not a bad Wetherspoons, if you can find it as its sited in a rather inconvenient place. Lots of guest beers for strokey beard Camra types to dissect.

On 11th March 2015 - rating: 7
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Dave McNally
Maghull, 0.94 miles, 18 min walk (show)
Old Roan, 2.39 miles, 46 min walk (show)
Town Green, 2.84 miles, 54 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Frank Hornby (JD Wetherspoon), Maghull
1st Jan 2018, 19:37
Picture submitted by Aqualung . approved
 
1st Jan 2018, 19:37
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  • Accommodation : No last updated 10 September 2017 by Aqualung .
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 10 January 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Festivals : Yes last updated 10 January 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 10 January 2017 by ROB Camra
  • CAMRA Discount : No - JDW vouchers only - last updated 10 January 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Car Park : Yes last updated 10 September 2017 by Aqualung .
  • Child Friendly : Yes - Until 10 p.m. - last updated 10 January 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Darts : No last updated 10 January 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Dog Friendly : No last updated 10 January 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Function Room : No last updated 10 January 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 10 January 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Jukebox : No last updated 10 January 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Karaoke : No last updated 10 January 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Live Music : No last updated 10 January 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 10 January 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Micropub : No last updated 10 January 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Pinball : No last updated 10 January 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Pool Table : No last updated 10 January 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Quiz Night : No last updated 10 January 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 10 January 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 10 January 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Wheelchair Access : Yes last updated 10 January 2017 by ROB Camra
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 10 January 2017 by ROB Camra
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