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The Bluecoat

School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BX, England
+44 151 702 5324
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Not what it used to be

The Bluecoat was always my favourite building in Liverpool wonderful history and a magical garden... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
Karen B
Wrexham, United Kingdom
Lovely location for a wedding reception

Was recently a guest at a wedding reception in the Bistro bar. From the welcome drinks reception in... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Melanie J
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A former school tucked away in the city center. One of the oldest and most attractive buildings in Liverpool now plays host to contemporary art and performance displays. The rear secret garden is a tranquil, picturesque place to take a breather from the surrounding hubbub.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“oldest building” (10 reviews)
“city centre” (19 reviews)
“church street” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 18:00
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School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BX, England
+44 151 702 5324
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

The Bluecoat was always my favourite building in Liverpool wonderful history and a magical garden you could find a little peace and quite away from the hussle and bussle of the main shopping areas . This has now been replaced with a poor man's version...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Was recently a guest at a wedding reception in the Bistro bar. From the welcome drinks reception in the Courtyard through to the evening party,the food, service and location were great. All staff were friendly and efficient especially the bar, catering and waiters. The eating...More

Thank Melanie J
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

I was excited to visit this place being an art lover and it was high on my to do list when in Liverpool, but I only spent 20mins here and found it very uninteresting and lacking excitement and creativity.

Thank inapickle89
Reviewed 20 September 2017

a building tucked away in the heart of the city - wonderful architecture, great to see the building having multiple uses, retail and a nice cafe to have a decent coffee

Thank michael p
Reviewed 12 September 2017

It is a little basic for some people but we found it to be perfect. Our last few visits to Liverpool have centred here at lunch time. Soup was very nice. Other options available if one is even more hungry.

Thank Welshperson1
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I use this building for two major reasons, its a short cut from Church Street to Liverpool 1 and vice versa and it has a lovely cafe which has a courtyard for nice days. Exhibitions of various kinds are also offered on a regular basis....More

Thank John S
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I where invited to Very special private birthday party at the Blue coat. Arriving at the venue we where greeted by the most professional of people at the door. Taking our names, guiding us to where we should go and advising us...More

Thank Reddoorbistrowigan1
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We bought a wowcher and visited the bistro today for our anniversary . Wow is right ! the food was of generous portions and was beautifully cooked and presented . Can't believe we didn't know it was there ! It is certainly a hidden gem...More

1  Thank ellen e
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We only stopped off briefly at the Bluecoat but were impressed with the building and activities conducted within. Their cafeteria offers good value snacks and drinks

Thank AndyMcGonegal
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Called here to see the building, and found quite a few small shops to experience. Wonderful old building and grounds to see.

Thank Jill E
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