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A hidden Liverpool gem, the Lady Of Mann nestles at the rear of a large courtyard, shared with Thomas Rigby’s, off Dale Street and is yet another pub worth a visit on the Dale Street ale-trail.

Named after a ferry – the glamour! – The Lady always has some guest ales on, alongside a couple of regulars, and offers something of a sanctuary from the busy business district and traffic of Dale Street. The Lady Of Mann is owned by the Isle of Man brewery O’Kells, so expect their brews on plus a couple of guests.

There’s a cosy snug, a larger rear room – all exposed brickwork and hefty wooden tables – and deli-style food (cheeses, cold meats, pickled eggs) available. Meanwhile there are gin tastings and Summer festivals in the pleasant courtyard. The Lady is a good place to watch the footy too and shouldn’t be too rowdy.

Something of an ‘in the know’ choice thanks to its off-street location, the Lady of Mann offers a refuge from this busy part of Liverpool.