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    Can anyone help me discover the name and location of a pub in the Toxteth area. We knew it as the Snakepit. I don't know if that was it's real name or where it was. I seem to remember it being behind Upper Parliament Street somewhere. I went ther a few times in the seventies, and if I remember right it used to be a right place. I thank you in advance, knowing that someone will know it


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    Will check it out but a stripper in the Gladray did use a boa constrictor.
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    It might be the Alexandra were you shopping?
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    Thanks Ged, I remember spending many a Friday afternoon in the Gladray. One of the many shebeens around the city in the seventies and eighties. This was before all day opening, for our younger friends

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    Maybe Paddy, didn't ever know the real name. My dad took me there to show me where he was brought up. He was from Upper Hill Street. My dad used to drive and I never noticed where we were going. But I do remember it was like the Alamo. It was the only building standing at the time. It was also an extremly rough house.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paddy View Post
    It might be the Alexandra were you shopping?
    yeah, first place I thought of was the Alex. it was like a rough cowboy saloon form the wild west !

    it was standing on it's own when everywhere else was being pulled down.

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