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John Laird, Birkenhead

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Closed now - part of local regeneration project.
tradervic - 25 May 2020 12:01
Due to close later this summer. A much better bet than the miserable Brass Balance half a mile away which should be shut down instead.
founddrunkinyourgarden - 17 Jul 2017 01:31
Typical Wetherspoons - useful as there is a dearth of proper ale in Birkenhead.
Snarling_Mallard - 25 Nov 2014 17:29
Good choice of ales last night but my god this place houses some very strange old people.
wirraldrinker - 28 Jun 2014 15:28
I recently had a pint of a summer ale from the George Wright Brewery (can't remember the name of the brew) and it was perfectly acceptable and well priced.
The barmaid was friendly. However, it was late on a Saturday night and there were just a handful of old boozers in there. I popped in as I had time to kill before my last bus home. Not a place I would go out of my way to visit.
wirraldrinker - 13 Oct 2010 11:51
Yep full of old men daytime drinkers,really loud scouse barmaid shouting across the pub to her colleage and regulars,the 1.89 pint of guest ale was spot on mind due, 7/10 just..
fat_beer_badger - 1 Mar 2009 10:18
Average age of the clientele in this pub is about 70. Not really the type of place to spend all night in but being a Wetherspoons, a good choice of drinks.
happytyskie - 15 Jul 2008 17:55
Full of old and moaning fellas, and its lucky if you get served within 5 minutes of waiting at the bar thats even when its not busy.
MrIceMan - 4 May 2008 18:21
to bagheas - it does seem odd that no-one has reviewed the stork (price st, just off hamilton sq) - IMO consistently the best B'head beer pub (beer range & quality),plus beautiful old building - original blue glazed tiles, smoked brewery windows & mosaic floor) & a pretty friendly atmosphere. I'll go in the next couple of weeks & write a fresh report.
mic_mac - 28 Oct 2007 10:57
Nobody seems to tell that this is a Wetherspoons and I would reckon the best of the two in Birkenhead very handy for the bus station and one of the rail stations is quite close.
on the 2-3 times I have been their has been a guest beer on at 1.19 a pint and it was good,very busy place,food served,very crowded,it would seem to me that Birkenhead is a large town with no one wanting to tell people about the pubs
bagheas - 22 Apr 2006 03:48
It's a bit like the bar off Star Wars (Mos Eisley?). Take your light saber with you and try not to annoy other life-forms...
founddrunkinyourgarden - 3 Jan 2006 17:22
Real good burglars.
franticshandy - 4 Nov 2005 00:12
Real good ales.
briant3 - 29 Apr 2005 17:22

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