The Pen Factory

13 Hope, Liverpool, United Kingdom, L1 9BQ
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Opening Information

Tues - Sat 11am till 12am
Food served from 12pm till 9:30pm

The closing times are a rough guide.
For same day bookings on weekends you must call to confirm your booking. failure to call may result in a incomplete booking.

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Families and Children Welcome

About The Pen Factory

Tucked away below the hustle and bustle of Hope Street, The Pen Factory is the reincarnation of the original Everyman Bistro. Culinary entrepreneur Paddy Byrne has recreated the same relaxed armosphere in this new home just next door, and customers can expect the same friendly welcome and quality food and drink.

With a wide selection of spirits, wines and beers on the menu and small plates perfect for sharing customers can enjoy a drink or a bite to eat in the buzz of our subterranean home or in the quiet oasis of our garden.

Taking inspiration from the Lang Pen Company which operated here in the late 1800's, we're building on our own Hope Street history and writing the next chapter at The Pen Factory.

Cuisine: Small Plates
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Wednesday, 30 December 2020

Food better than ever/atmosphere best it’s been since lockdown/ service good enough but seemed a little understaffed for the numbers in(understandable). Still the best, unheralded, bar in Liverpool for food. Feel really sorry for them having to shutdown again. Use this place a fair bit and will miss the food. Let’s hope it’s opened up again soon.

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Visited On Wednesday, 30 December 2020

Always a pleasure. Pen Factory is a perfect place to relax, eat good food and chat to friends. Staff are attentive and friendly.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 December 2020

Food and service is always excellent. Even with social distancing rules this was also good.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 December 2020

Clear markings on the menu for gluten-free options would be appreciated (and more GF please!). Warm atmosphere and friendly staff.

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Visited On Sunday, 20 December 2020

Excellent food and great service, as always! Absolute pleasure to visit.

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Visited On Sunday, 20 December 2020

I was there on a Sunday and, despite the food was good, It was quite expensive. I think It is a bit overpriced. I have also been on a regular day and I enjoyed It much more then, and for a lower price

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Visited On Sunday, 20 December 2020

We visited The Pen Factory after attending a performance at The Philharmonic Hall. The food was excellent, we both had belly pork roast dinner; the atmosphere was cosy, we sat near the fire; service was friendly and efficient; and drinks were well served (hubby knows a well kept real ale 😉) Perfect date day!

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Visited On Friday, 18 December 2020

Great place to meet and eat and sup fine ale.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 December 2020

The most cheerful place to eat and drink in Liverpool.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 December 2020

Usual High standards affected by current situation. Lacked atmosphere for this reason

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 December 2020

Perfect lunch. Food delicious and really friendly staff, knowledgeable on wine and offered a taste between a couple of options.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 December 2020

Poor food selection, no music, despite staff trying to be cheerful the restaurant was very drab and sterile

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Visited On Saturday, 19 December 2020

Booked a table for 2 about a week before. When we arrived the atmosphere was great, despite the socially-distanced and covid precautions in place. The staff were friendly, helpful, and also disappointed that we had decided not to come along with the puppy (too young and excitable!). Although we had been asked online to vacate our table after an hour, we were not pressured to go and, hence, we bought that second bottle of wine!! Would certainly recommend to our friends. The food was exceptional and we were happy to pay that bit extra for the quality even though the portions are not as big as in some other restaurants. But we weren't looking for an "all you can eat" experience. We were very happy bunnies!

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Visited On Friday, 18 December 2020

great food and service as always

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Visited On Thursday, 17 December 2020

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Visited On Thursday, 17 December 2020

Excellent food and drinks particularly the Cask beers, Service is efficent and friendly, Wonderful garden, well worth a visit or two!!

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Visited On Sunday, 13 December 2020

My favourite space in the city. Love the food, atmosphere and staff.

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Visited On Friday, 11 December 2020

Usual - Food, drink and service great. Covid causing a lack of atmosphere but thats to be expected. Best bar/restaurant in town

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Visited On Saturday, 12 December 2020

Fantastic place, great atmosphere, staff really helpful and friendly, one of my favourite places to eat and drink in Liverpool

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Visited On Saturday, 12 December 2020

Absolutely fantastic experience. I couldn't say a bad word about anything. The staff were amazing & the food was unbelievable. Couldn't recommend this place highly enough!!

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Visited On Saturday, 12 December 2020

Wonderful in every way. Loved it!

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Visited On Saturday, 12 December 2020

Had a wonderful meal, service and food first class. Will definitely be returning. Become our favourite restaurant in Liverpool.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 December 2020

Great atmosphere, lovely staff. One of my favourite places to be in Liverpool

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Visited On Saturday, 12 December 2020

Really enjoyed our afternoon at the Pen Factory. We are regulars for drinks but it was our first time having food too. Both our meals were amazing, so we even stayed for a dessert. The staff were all very friendly as well as accommodating to our pup. Thanks so much, we'll be back again soon!

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Visited On Friday, 11 December 2020

So great to be back. First choice for our first night out. Great food, great service, fab staff Thank you Paddy and Co

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