If you want your pub old, your drink cheap and your crowd mixed, the Poste House should be right up your Danny La Rue. This is the sort of drinking hole you’d expect to see in an old black and white film, the kind of place where ‘theatrical types’ gather. And they still do, with a young gay/mixed clientele upstairs, passers-by downstairs. You might be drawn in by the old-fashioned look and old-fashioned prices, but you’ll stay for the buzz.
For all the changes that have taken place in Liverpool over the past couple of decades – not least a bunch of exciting new museums, attractions and restaurants along the waterfront – the city has made sure to keep one very crucial thing the same: its pubs. The city’s has a long history of marvellous boozers, and these days its drinking scene is as brill as ever.
Liverpool is a city is renowned for its character, history and sense of community – and pubs are at the heart of all that. This city brims with old-school boozers – think dark wood, stained glass, warming fireplaces and seriously friendly locals – as well as a few innovative new upstarts. In total, Liverpool boasts well over a thousand pubs – here are 13 of the very best.
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