Doctor Duncanís | Liverpool, Merseyside
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Doctor Duncanís
Good based on 11 ratings
Type: Bar (see listing)

St Johns House, 2 St Johns Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside England L1 1HF [ print map ]
0151 709 5100

Hours: Mon-Thurs 1000-2300, Fri & Sat 1000-0000, Sun 1000-2230

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Doctor Duncanís

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Beer Available At Doctor Duncanís (arranged by most recent)
Marstons Pedigree (Cask) 29, Tetleys Dark Mild (Keg) , Purple Moose Glaslyn Ale / Cwrw Glaslyn 46, Beckís Vier 3, Salopian Shropshire Gold 59, Samuel Adams Boston Lager 64, Jennings Cumberland Ale (Cask) 39, Black Sheep Best Bitter 44, Cains Finest Bitter (Can/Keg) 29,

Previously Available
Mallinsons Galaxy Columbus , Greyhawk Nirvana Pale
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11 reviews for Doctor Duncanís
 Ambiance  67%
 Service  73%
 Selection  57%
 Food  80%
 Value  70%
 Overall  68%
 Rating  71%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 12/20
undercurrent25  (159) Barnton, England | July 22, 2014
I seem to remember more medical paraphanalia last time I was, other than that not much has changed. I was dissapointed to find that Cains have seemed to have gone defunct and have now been replaced by beers mainly from the Marstons brewing empire. I had a bowl of scouse and a guest real ale both of which were good
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 12/20
strongpieman  (123) Mount Airy, Maryland | June 26, 2013
Basic feeling bar, seems like a chain. Was dead on a Tuesday night. Beer was okay but limited due to Cains stop in brewing.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
allanvw  (3) Liverpool, England | April 15, 2013
Interesting pub with several rooms, can get busy over the week ends but usually quiet kept in good condition and sometimes there are guest beers. Full range of Cains beers, on tap and bottled.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
Brugmansia  (463) Jylland, Denmark | November 29, 2012
Visited in januar 2012 on our pre-winter-ale-pubcrawl.. Go 100 years back in time, waiting for your appointment with the dentist, while having a pint of Cains beer, that was more or less how I felt when visiting this pub. But luckily I wasnīt waiting for a visit at the dentist... Being a Cains pub they more or less only had the Cains beer on. Large corner pub with a lot of dentist / medical stuff around, the pub is named after Doctor Duncan, who was one of the first public doctors.
lada66  (134) Savonlinna, Finland | September 25, 2012
If you like Cains beers you can have Cains beers. A nice place to have some Cains beers (2010).
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 12/20
mike_77  (114) Breda, Netherlands | May 31, 2012
Although the surgery side is nice to take a look at the lounge side is a nicer place to sit and have a beer. Beer quality can vary but itís a good place to try out several Cains beers.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
Boudicca  (805) London, England | April 8, 2012
A Cains pub close to the city centre. Doctor Duncanís has ten hand pumps, including one or two guests. Itís an interesting old building although it probably wasnít originally a pub. Thereís a reconstruction of a ďmodernĒ (Victorian) pharmacy near the main entrance, a cosy back room containing some antiquated dental equipment that would be enough to put anyone off going to the dentist ever again and, the piŤce de rťsistance, a wonderful tiled hall. The medical paraphernalia relates to the eponymous Doctor Duncan, the countryís first medical officer of health, appointed in Liverpool in 1847 and a pioneer of the Victorian public health reforms which were introduced to address the problems of rapid urban growth and insanitary living conditions. (Visited 17 January 2012).
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
AleManTom  (10) Chapel en le Frith, England | December 19, 2011
We went in at 11am on a Saturday morning in January, the pub was fairly quiet understandably and service was very quick. A number of hand-pulls on, mostly if not all Cains. A nice place to sit and chill, read the paper and have a morning beer.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Cunningham  (397) Halden, Norway | October 28, 2011
nice people and good beers
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
chriso  (446) London, England | August 21, 2011
Owned, or at least operated, by Cains brewery. Serves the full range of Cains beers plus a few guests. Lots of medical paraphernalia and architectural features although they are not ďoriginalĒ as such, as this is a conversion rather than an old pub. Drink in the tiled room. Very quiet when I visited early afternoon. Cains runs other places in the city and a visit to at least one is essential. Which one (or more) is a matter of personal preference. I opted for Doctor Duncans as it is closest to Lime Street station and right on the route to the Ship & Mitre.

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