CROXTETH

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Abbey Road Wine Bar A larger than average shop conversion with one large open room. Noisy and fun on a Saturday afternoon.
Last visited February 2019.
Croxteth Hall Lane / Carr Lane East
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Brewers Arms
Hand pump
Separate large lounge closed on my visit and a small parlour with a serving hatch. The bar side was extremely scruffy, with vomit on the floor. LSTV.
Now closed and demolished.
Last visited 1998.
Carr Lane East
Club Isis (Smilin' Sam's) Closed.
Not visited.
Stonedale Leisure Park, East Lancs Road
Dog & Gun
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A remarkably wide choice of keg bitters in this two room pub where the decor was nicer than its reputation suggested. A little worn in places but nice and tidy. Now closed and demolished.
Last visited 1998.
Carr Lane East / Stonebridge Lane
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Finnigan's
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Closed and demolished after a fire in 2006.
Not visited.
Stonedale Crescent
Lobster
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A plain clean and tidy two-bar 60s estate pub, very well looked after and surprisingly empty on a Saturday afternoon.
Last visited February 2019.
Moss Way / Altcross Road
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Oyster
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Closed.
Not visited.
Willow Way
Quo Vadis
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Formerly Knights of Saint Columbus Club. Now closed and demolished.
Not visited.
Carr Lane East / Carr Close
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Red Rum
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This pub in an area of run-down housing looks a little tatty from the outside. The large interior is well cared for and was busy with friendly football fans watching Liverpool on the LSTV when I visited. As well as the large screen there's lots of small ones around the place.
I'm told this is now closed and partially demolished.
Last visited 2003.
Stonebridge Lane / Hambleton Close
Sefton Arms (Sporting Life) Very large two-bar pub, a bit tacky. Function room. Don't take your car!
I believe this is now closed.
Last visited 1998.
Carr Lane East
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Stand Farm (Stand Farm) (Fir Tree)
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This absolutely enormous converted barn is the only pub on this large modern housing estate. The nice decor was rather spoiled by giant promotional billboards. The hand pump was off when I visited.
The Fir Tree became nationally known after Rhys Jones was killed in the car park in 2007.
After a period of closure it re-opened in December 2010, with the original name restored, but in 2013 it closed again.
Last visited 1998.
Croxteth Country Park estate
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Stonebridge Inn (Croxteth & Gilmoss Royal British Legion)
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The "sports lounge" is a large open room with a stage and a dance floor, and a pool table. An LSTV and a number of smaller ones were showing football and racing when I visited. Food is chips or Chinese. I didn't visit the separate "cocktail lounge".
Now closed and demolished.
Last visited 2003.
Stonebridge Lane / East Lancashire Road
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Vikings Landing
Hand pump
A standard twenty-first century roadhouse beside the East Lancs Road. Food led, but they do a decent pint of real ale.
Last visited February 2019.
East Lancs Road / Bridgehouse Lane
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Western Approaches
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A large free-standing two sided pub. The inside is pleasantly decorated and clean and tidy and was busy with a friendly Saturday afternoon crowd watching football and racing on TV when I visited. There is a small stage in one corner. I think one side is now for functions only.
Last visited February 2019.
Storrington Avenue / Lower House Lane
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