Fly In The Loaf (Okells) | Liverpool, Merseyside
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Fly In The Loaf (Okells)
Exceptional based on 14 ratings
Type: Bar (see listing)

13 Hardman Street
Liverpool, Merseyside England L1 9AS [ print map ]
0151 708 0817

Hours: Sun-Thu 1100-2300, Fri & Sat 1100-2400

Mayor: Cunningham (2) | Taps: 12 | Bottles: 10-20

Fly In The Loaf (Okells)

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Beer Available At Fly In The Loaf (Okells) (arranged by most recent)
Marstons S*M*A*S*H , Okells Olaf 48, Okells Jiarg 57, Dark Star Revelation 94, Okells MPA 54
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14 reviews for Fly In The Loaf (Okells)
 Ambiance  74%
 Service  78%
 Selection  72%
 Food  70%
 Value  76%
 Overall  77%
 Rating  81%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 11/20
migajos  (68) Warsaw, Poland | May 2, 2014
Just an average bar for me. The choice was ok, but nothing really interesting. Had Thornbridge Jaipur on tap. The place does not feel cosy. Was crowded and full of people. Felt a bit like sitting in a big restaurant.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
ardbeguser  (4) Liverpool, England | April 15, 2014
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton  (574) London, England | March 22, 2014
A big, sprawling bar that seems to be undergoing an identity crisis; it is at once pub, craft beer bar and sports bar, but it does neither of the three especially well. There were around eight casks on during my visit, including some Okells, but nothing too exciting. They also have some craft stuff on keg in addition to the normal macro keg options. And then they do have crafty bottles. There is some pub decor but it feels artificial and sterile. Average pricing, more or less. Might have an interesting beer on tap but not a highlight for Liverpool.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Beersiveknown  (71) , Northern Ireland | November 15, 2013
very well kept cask beer, good selection from yorkshire, cheshire and merseyside, selection of bottles including german beers and schneider weisse/brooklyn kegs. lovely old listed building (former bakers/confectioners) and the roast dinners smelled great (not sampled on this visit)
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
Brugmansia  (380) Jylland, Denmark | November 28, 2012
Visited in januar 2012 on our pre-winter-ale-pubcrawl.. Large pub, with a loooog bar. 8 cask pumps with well conditioned beers. Nice music and a lot of wodden panels. This is really a cosy place to come to have a pint and relax...
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
halfbaked  (24) , | April 17, 2012
Large, spacious, wood panelled pub. Very quiet on a tuesday afternoon when we visited. Excellent range of real ale. Pleasant staff and although I didn’t try the food it looked like awesome pub grub, scouse and chip butties.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
Boudicca  (657) London, England | March 17, 2012
Originally Kirkland’s Bakery, then reputedly the first wine bar in Liverpool in the 1970s, the Fly in the Loaf is now an Okells pub with eight interesting hand pumps, 5 keg taps and perhaps 10-20 bottles. All the beers we had looked good and were well kept. The conversion from bakery to wine bar to pub has been done sympathetically to the attractive original frontage. There’s a long, high bar with the bottles neatly arranged on dark wooden shelves with mirrors behind. It’s quite spacious and was eerily quiet when we were there on a cold Monday evening in January. Incidentally, this area of town seems still to be “in transition”. For example, just opposite the Fly in the Loaf is what used to be O’Connor’s, a tavern frequented by luminaries such as Alan Ginsberg, before it morphed into the less auspicious Chaucers disco; today it is a fancy dress shop called Lili Bizarre. (Visited 16 January 2012).
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
AleManTom  (10) Chapel en le Frith, England | February 19, 2012
Went in here on a slow pub crawl, sat in here a good hour in late afternoon and it was fairly empty. Good selection of ales, not bad pricing, fairly cheap.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Cunningham  (331) Halden, Norway | January 10, 2012| Updated August 3, 2013
Must be one of the best places with german and belgian beer in Liverpool. Also a good range of small british breweries on tap. Nice place
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
rauchbierlover  (116) Berlin, Germany | December 15, 2011
What a surprise! I went there with no particular expectations (I saw a 70 rating here on ratebeer), but this was one of the best places I visited during my stay in Liverpool. Six casks and 3 imported beer on tap. Friendly staff, very good selection with two casks for local brewers (Liverpool Organic Brewery and another one I forgot). Large room, upstairs there was another one I hadn’t visited. Worth a visit. Highly recommended! If you want foreign beers they got a good selection of german kölsch, kristallweizen, dunkelweizen, lager and belgian strong ales

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