Two Liverpool venues named among Britain’s best Irish pubs

Two venues in Liverpool have been named among the best Irish pubs in Britain.

With St. Patrick’s Day fast approaching, many will be looking for the perfect place to celebrate the holidays, and luckily for us, Liverpool has just the thing. UK coffee retailer coffee friend named the best Irish pubs in all of Britain – and two Liverpool pubs made the cut.

The retailer analyzed TripAdvisor reviews to compile the list, comparing the percentage of “excellent” reviews each property received against other options – very good, average, poor, terrible. Edinburgh pub Dropkick Murphys came out on top, but Liverpool were not far behind.

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The research looked at a selection of pubs with a rating of four out of five or more on TripAdvisor, ranking them by the percentage of the highest possible rating each received across all reviews.

shenanigans, on Tithebarn Street in the city centre, came third in the list of the 11 best Irish pubs in Britain. The pub had an ‘excellent’ rating percentage of 71%.

Of the popular Irish pub, Coffee Friend said: “Shenanigans is an independent Irish bar located in the town centre, offering a wide range of food and drink options to its punters while showing live sports, including GAA.”

Another Liverpool pub, Flanagan apple, was named ninth on the list, with an “excellent” rating percentage of 52%. The pub is based on Mathew Street in the town centre.

At the pub, Coffee Friend said: ‘Flanagan’s Apple is centrally located in Liverpool, a city renowned for its strong links with the Emerald Isle. Music is a regular fixture with live bands, open mics and karaoke, plus Irish-themed highlights on the pub’s varied menu, including Guinness steak and pie and colcannon.

Here is the full list of the 11 best Irish pubs in Britain

  1. Dropkick Murphys, Edinburgh

  2. Raglan Street, Nottingham

  3. Shenanigans, Liverpool

  4. The Irish Bar, Llandudno

  5. The Crown and the Cushion, London

  6. Fiddler’s Elbow, Brighton

  7. Malones Irish Bar, Glasgow

  8. Philomena’s Bar and Cafe, London

  9. Apple of Flanagan, Liverpool

  10. Deansgate Mulligans, Manchester

  11. Waxy O’Connor’s, London

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