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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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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Bedford Road East, Birkenhead CH42 1LS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This venue is quickly becoming a favourite of ours. We always telephone now to reserve a table because they get so busy! The staff are very attentive and drinks orders are taken on arrival; these are served quickly and our meal orders were taken soon...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second time I've been and it's the second time I've been given slop as a main meal! Was also asked if I was a "Proper" vegetarian and told they don't use soya or meat substitutes! I have been a vegetarian for more then 24 years...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the refreshment rooms once again for a meal from the festive menu. It was absolutely amazing, lovely thick slices of turkey beautifully presented, veg cooked to perfection. My friends had salmon thermidor which they really enjoyed. Well done to all at the refreshment rooms...More

Thank happyjock59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the refreshment rooms a few weeks ago on a Sunday afternoon with my family and parents, we walked to the restaurant which took us about an hour, upon arrival my son was very quiet and felt a bit hot, I asked the staff of...More

Thank 0111000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just been tonight for my daughters 18th. 27 of us booked in. Service was excellent. Food was served piping hot and the order for so many people was spot on. Nothing was too much trouble. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meals. Love this place one of...More

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked this restaurant having read the reviews on Trip Advisor. A real fantastic find, a little off the beaten track but so well worth it. Staff were superb, they couldn't do enough for you and the Steak n Ale Pie was probably the best that...More

Thank owain_smith
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit regularly with my elderly Mum who used to live in New Ferry, nice size of restaurant with lovely views of the Mersey and Liverpool, seems to be the trend to book a table. Although we don't and have never had a problem, but as...More

Thank SalvageandStone
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not the first visit and not the last... All my girlfriend could say was mmmmm and that was before we left the house... Excellent service as always, the beer is nicely chilled and locally sourced. The food is fresh and superb... Booked to come back...More

Thank Stu W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's unique industrial location amidst the river side. The establishment is wonderfully quirky and intirguing and the Breakfast menu matches. Spot on food, wonderful place to relax with friends and enjoy the quirky refreshment, it does what it says on the tin, very very well....More

Thank Hunimonsta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here a few days ago and I enjoyed it. The atmosphere was nice and the music was good too that played in the background. The interior is also very nice too. The food was great, I had the duck and hoisin sauce panini, there...More

Thank Hannah R
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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
4 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
US$13 - US$25
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
Groups, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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
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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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