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North Western

(formerly Head of Steam)

7 Lime Street
City Centre
L1 1RJ

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Premises Description

Alcohol served from 8am.

Opening Times

Monday6.00 am - Midnight
Tuesday6.00 am - Midnight
Wednesday6.00 am - Midnight
Thursday6.00 am - Midnight
Friday6.00 am - 1.00 am
Saturday6.00 am - 1.00 am
Sunday8.00 am - Midnight

Meal Times

6am - 11

About the Pub

After it's £2 million makeover, this city-centre Wetherspoon, is named in honour of the building's original use - the North Western Hotel. With 330 luxurious rooms, it first opened in 1871. It was built by the London & North Western Railway to serve Lime Street Station. This impressive piece of Liverpool architecture crown, designed by the Aigburth-born architect, Alfred Waterhouse.

It closed it's doors in the early 1930s and remained empty until 1996, when the upper floors were converted into student Halls of Residence. The ground floor then became a public house.

Opens at 6am for food. Alcohol served from 8am.

Historic Interest

Great Hall Grade II listed; wood panelling.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • Greene King Abbot
  • Ruddles Best Bitter
  • Sharp's Doom Bar

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 9 changing beers.

Source: National

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North Western, Liverpool


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • CamraVoucherScheme CAMRA Voucher Scheme
  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    Via Lime Street station entrance only.

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden

    Upstairs. Seats up to 32

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Children must vacate by 10pm.

  • WiFi Wifi

    The Cloud.

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North Western

7 Lime Street
City Centre
L1 1RJ

Sat Nav Reference

53.4073, -2.977


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

Arriva / Stagecoach: 14; Arriva/Stagecoach 10/10a:

Adjacent Station

Liverpool Lime Street

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