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Peter Kavanagh's (Free House)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Cains - Finest BitterExcellent1
Northern (see also Blakemere) - Blakemere Snowy OwlAcceptable1
Northern (see also Blakemere) - Blakemere GoldAcceptable1
Castle Rock - Harvest PaleAcceptable1
Tetley - BitterNot Tried0
Greene King - AbbotNot Tried0
Caledonian - Deuchars IPANot Tried0
Peerless - Red Rocks (was 5%)Not Tried0
Camerons - StrongarmNot Tried0
Robinsons - Dizzy Blonde Amarillo Pale AleNot Tried0
Picture 1. Peter Kavanagh's, Liverpool, Merseyside
Picture 2. Peter Kavanagh's, Liverpool, Merseyside

Visits Details

29 Aug 2014 (HSB)
16:00 Very busy indeed. We sat in the rear one of the two original rooms. Interesting chat with two locals ranging from the bizarre built in tables that have drain channels and tip up to empty, to thatch roofs and their fire risk.
Castle Rock - Harvest Pale3.80Acceptable
Greene King - Abbot5.00Not Tried
Camerons - Strongarm4.00Not Tried
Robinsons - Dizzy Blonde Amarillo Pale Ale3.80Not Tried
25 Feb 2010 (Ian)
Despite not really knowing where this pub is, I found it quite easily this time, even with catching a bus. Wondefully eclectic decor. I sat, had a couple of halves and simply relaxed.
Northern (see also Blakemere) - Blakemere Snowy Owl4.10AcceptableGold, thin lasting white head. Odd mix of diacetyl and flowery floral hop on aroma. Floral golden ale is quite good, never too ascetic, but aroma puts me off a bit.
Northern (see also Blakemere) - Blakemere Gold4.30AcceptableSlightly sweaty sox on the hop but decent golden ale, fullish in mouth. Hops are ok if a bit muted. Pale malts are fullish. OK.
Caledonian - Deuchars IPA3.80Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot5.00Not Tried
Peerless - Red Rocks (was 5%)4.80Not Tried
18 Jan 2006 (Ian)
This was my first visit for over 10 years, but I enjoyed it still. Curious interior with lots to see and full of character. Smallish bar serves up to 4 beers. Lunchtime with just a few locals in.
Cains - Finest Bitter4.00ExcellentYeasty easy drinking session bitter. Good hops on end and tingly bite.
Tetley - Bitter3.70Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot5.00Not Tried

About the Peter Kavanagh's

The pub sign. Peter Kavanagh's, Liverpool, Merseyside

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Liverpool, Merseyside, L8 7LY.

Wonderful antiquarian pub just off Catherine Street in Egerton Street. Dark brown pub, with low level lighting that creates an intimate atmosphere. Multiple rooms are served by a narrow bar. Walls have photos/pictures as well as bric-a-brac on shelves around the pub. Old radios are hung from the ceiling in one room. Worth coming to, just for the interesting interior. Local CAMRA branch Pub of the Year 2019.

We have visited this pub 3 times, seen 10 different beers and tried 4 of them.

Map location

Postcode: L8 7LY