The historic city of Liverpool is proud of its nightlife and it’s not hard to see why. Jam-packed full of fantastic bars and pubs that are steeped in history. From comedy clubs and world famous music venues, to a thriving late night and LGBT scene. It’s a city perfect for everything from a post-work pint, to a big night out with themed-bars, classic cosy pubs and unusual venues, our list has everything you need for your visit to Liverpool.
The Cavern Club
A trip to Liverpool isn’t complete without a visit to the world-famous Cavern Club, home to the city’s own Fab Four. Though this isn’t the original, which sadly no longer exists, the new Cavern Club is the spiritual home of the original; jam-packed full of classic memorabilia from the Beatles’ heyday. With it’s vaulted brick cellar interior and inventive drinks menu, it’s a great place for any 1960s pop or jazz fan looking for a stylish night out. Don’t miss your opportunity to visit this legendary music venue.
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Neighbourhood is certainly one of the most unique bars in Liverpool – with a menu offering some fantastic, globally-inspired dishes, with a special focus on sushi, it’s as much a great spot to dine as it is to drink. The glamour and glitz also runs to a trendsetting drinks menu, with cocktails designed to delight and inspire at the same time.
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Circo’s glitz and glamour is certainly unlike any other bar or pub you’ll find in Liverpool. As one of the city’s quirkiest bars that features regular circus performances and theatrical acrobat shows, luxurious interiors and a drinks experience that will have you coming back time after time. The entertainment is complimented by a delicious cocktail and drinks menu, which is sure to quench the thirst of any lucky visitor.
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Modo is one of Liverpool’s best loved bars, with a huge range of inventive and creative cocktail in opulent club-like surroundings. Modo isn’t just a night-spot either, it’s a great place to kick back and relax in the day too, where the laid back interiors serve as a great backdrop for catch-up drinks with friends or a quick snack.
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You might not expect to find a Bavarian-themed bar right in the middle of Liverpool, but Bierkeller is just that. This German bar celebrates Oktoberfest all year round, with long communal tables packed with big steins full of foaming beer and live oompah music to match. If you’re a fan of German cuisine, then Bierkeller is somewhere you need to visit – with a menu featuring succulent sausages and the ever-complementary sauerkraut, as well as other Bavarian classics, you’re not going to go hungry any time soon. Visit Bierkeller for an authentic, German themed night out in Liverpool.
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Hannah’s Bar & Restaurant
Hannah’s Bar & Restaurant is one of the most stylish night out destinations in Liverpool, offering beautiful vistas of the city’s skyline from it’s effervescent roof terrace. It’s the perfect spot for a chilled evening, with a great menu featuring classic and inventive dishes that aim to please. As well as fine dining and cocktails, Hannah’s Bar & Restaurant boasts a popular music scene, with weekly live acts offering customers a chance to enjoy some entertainment whilst they eat or drink.
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Salt Dog Slims
From its stripped bare-wood floorboards to its comfy leather interiors, Salt Dog Slims is the perfect place to spend an evening with friends or a post-work drink with colleagues. You can enjoy a pint of the exclusive and much-coveted German Dortmunder beer, or a whole range of classic and creative drinks. It’s not just the fantastic drinks and classy interiors that makes Salt Dog Slims a great place to spend a night out – there’s food and entertainment on offer too, with a delicious menu and daily hotdog eating competitions.
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Aloha might just be the most relaxed bar in Liverpool. This tranquil tiki bar is packed full of island-themed atmosphere, with a drinks menu to match - think palm trees, coconuts and a vintage rock ‘n’ roll soundtrack. The cocktail menu features classic drinks like Pina Colada, alongside more inventive, creative offerings like the famous Dead Reckoning. Aloha is the perfect place to relax, no matter what kind of night out you’re planning, book a booth for a devilish drink at Aloha.
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Alma de Cuba
Alma de Cuba is the perfect place to enjoy some relaxed Hispanic, Latin vibes, with a cool and creative cocktail menu to match. The lively music makes it a great spot to visit if you’re looking to inject some energy in your night out – there’s even a calendar packed full of events and performances, so there’s sure to be something good happening when you visit. It’s not just about cocktails either, Alma de Cuba offers a fantastic and imaginative range of tapas dishes, sure to get your taste buds tingling.
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