A taste of Liverpool’s best restaurants and bars. Seasonal food and exciting new menus; cocktails or a coffee and cake. Somewhere for special occasions and celebrations; a working lunch or a lazy brunch. Eat in, take away and sit back, relax and soak up the view…
Liverpool specialist venues
The Albert Dock: Where to start? This cultural quarter is brimming with Museums, Tate Liverpool, restaurants, bars, craft and arts boutiques and so much more. It’s an obvious starting point for new visitors to Liverpool.
The Bluecoat – School Lane: A creative arts hub featuring galleries, cafe, restaurant plus an ever evolving raft of workshops, live performances and suitable place to chill out and take time to relax.
Camp and Furnace: A cavernous warehouse home to a multitude of events, beer and arts fairs, festivals including Liverpool Psych Fest and Summercamp along with a cracking selection of food and drink. Don’t miss the mini Blade Factory which also hosts avant garde gigs.
FACT – Wood Street: Ten years of first-rate cinema, digital technology and independent creative thinking, FACT is home to some of the city’s most fascinating artistic endeavours.
Liverpool Philharmonic – Hope Street: One of Liverpool’s artistic gems, the Phil is home to the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra but also features a wide range of contemporary gigs and theatrical performances. Across the road is the historic pub of the same name – another must-see.
Static Gallery – 23 Roscoe Lane: Combining forward-looking art, often with a socio-political edge, an array of new music and a permanent base for Merseyside artists, Static is a firm favourite with Liverpool creatives. It also has a lovely cafe and bar, plus a new record label.
Liverpool’s top coffee shops
Bold Street Coffee – 89 Bold Street: A huge favourite with Liverpool’s independent scene. Renowned for it’s specialist coffees, local artwork, corking turntable choices and throw into the mix some tasty live music offerings and you’ve the perfect sit-off for the discerning coffee drinker.
Oh Me Oh My – 25 Water Street: From the people that made Leaf such a city success story, comes the magnificent surrounds of Oh Me Oh My – set in the business district this palatial setting provides a unique place to enjoy a brew or a sandwich with the odd pop up event to boot.
McGuffies – 10 Castle Street: Cosy and with a continental edge, this snug on Castle Street is the perfect alternative to the raft of chain coffeeshops in the area.
Moose – 6 Dale Street: Another top coffee house in the business quarter of the city, try their amazing hot chocolates with bonus swizzle stick for added indulgence.
Unit 51 – Baltic Creative, Jamaica Street: Part of the burgeoning creative quarter, Unit 51 offers relaxed confines and a more than tasty cuppa – pop over the road to Baltic Bakehouse for some delectable pastries.