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Here's where you'll find all the important stuff like where we are and what times we open. If you want to contact us you can do that on this page too.



  • Monday 11am–11pm
  • Tuesday 11am–11pm
  • Wednesday 11am–11pm
  • Thursday 11am–12pm
  • Friday 11am–12pm
  • Saturday 11am–12pm
  • Sunday 11am–11pm

How to find us…

If you are travelling by car and wish to put us in your Sat Nav, our address is:

The Ship & Mitre
133 Dale Street
Liverpool, L2 2JH
(0151) 236 0859

By train, Lime Street station is within sight of the pub and Moorfileds station is a five minute walk along Dale Street.

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History of the Pub

The Ship & Mitre gets its name from a combination of the pub’s two previous names - The Flagship and The Mitre.

Before the pub was built in around 1935, the site was home to a coach-house, and reference to this (and the coach trips which ran from here) can be seen in the foyer as you enter the building.

Having undergone a few makeovers during its time, (the most notable of which was in the 1970s) the downstairs bar reflects the inside of a ship. Whilst the upstairs function room has had refurbishments over the years, the impressive Art Deco features and feel of the room remain.

The Ship & Mitre has stood the test of time as a recognised destination for a well looked after pint of quality beer. Currently a CAMRA Pub of Excellence, we have also won Pub of the Year on a number of occasions, and offer the largest selection of hand-pulled ales in Merseyside - not forgetting the range of around 200 beers (draught and bottled) is one of the largest in the North West.

The current owners took over the business in 2007, and have continued to build on the pub’s reputation for quality cask ales as well as introducing a larger range of continental beers (and festivals to go with them) and more recently (local and world) craft beers.

This expansion of products, led to the introduction of our boutique Beer Shop, The Ship in a Bottle, based in Liverpool City Centre. Inside the shop you will find a massive selection of bottled real ales as well as German, Belgian, American and Craft beers from around the world.

Having made successful appearances at food and drink festivals across the region we wanted to put our festival experience to the test and launch our own beer festival. So in 2014 the Ship & Mitre Wirral Beer Festival was born. Now a bi-annual event, you can catch us at Hulme Hall, Port Sunlight during November and March.

The summer of 2016 saw the outside of the buildings get some well-deserved TLC. We are quite proud of our shiny exterior and new signage, take a look at our What's Happening section to see some pictures of the new look.