Where should I go for drinks in Liverpool?

No matter the occasion, be it hen or stag dos, birthdays, a break with friends or a romantic retreat, Liverpool is up there as one of the UK’s top city destinations. The city has almost everything – a beautiful landscape with multiple landmarks, a buzzing nightlife and a vibrant musical history. What more could you want?

When having a break from the stresses of life back home, you might be partial to a tipple or two to wind down, relax and enjoy yourself.  It can be frustrating, and time-consuming to scroll through pages and pages of reviews to find a place that caters to your needs and tastes.

Liverpool hostel provider Euro Hostels has done the work for you by creating a shortlist of some of the best bars to enjoy a few beverages. Each cater to a different unique experience – which one sounds right up your street? Or do they all sound good?

For a secret, speakeasy experience
Name: Berry & Rye

Address: 48 Berry St, Liverpool, L1 4JQ

Summary: If you are a lover of whiskey or gin then this might just be the place for you. This prohibition-themed bar has a wide variety of spirits to choose from which suit the era. But will you be allowed in? This quirky bar has a hidden door you have to knock – and see if they let you in.

Trip Advisor rating: 4.5 stars

Opening hours:

  • Tuesday: 17:00 – 02:00
  • Wednesday: 17:00 – 02:00
  • Thursday: 17:00 – 02:00
  • Friday: 17:00 – 02:00
  • Saturday: 17:00 – 02:00
  • Sunday: 17:00 – 02:00

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For burgers to die for…
Name: Death Row Diner

Address: 32 Hope Street (basement), Liverpool, L1 9BX

Summary: Voted as Liverpool’s Best Burger 2016, the Death Row Diner dive bar and burger joint is the go-to place for a burger. They also have a range of unique cocktails on offer – fancy a tipple?

Website: http://deathrowdiveanddiner.com/

Trip Advisor rating: 4 stars

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 12:00 – 00:00
  • Tuesday: 12:00 – 00:00
  • Wednesday: 12:00 – 00:00
  • Thursday: 12:00 – 01:30
  • Friday: 10:00 – 02:00
  • Saturday: 10:00 – 02:00
  • Sunday: 10:00 – 00:00

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For a classic Beatles experience
Name: The Cavern Club

Address: 10 Mathew St, Liverpool, L2 6RE

Summary: Packed with charm and 60 years of history, this venue has been a hot- spot for live music since 1957. Beatle-lovers, live lounge-fans or just music-goers in general won’t be able to resist this place.

Website: https://www.cavernclub.org/

Trip Advisor rating: 4.5 stars

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 10:00 – 00:00
  • Tuesday: 10:00 – 00:00
  • Wednesday: 10:00 – 00:00
  • Thursday: 10:00 – 01:30
  • Friday: 10:00 – 02:00
  • Saturday: 10:00 – 02:00
  • Sunday: 10:00 – 00:00

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For a night out like the locals
Name: Heebie Jeebie’s

Address: 80-82 Seel Street, Liverpool, L1 4BH

Summary: One of Liverpool’s most popular bars, Heebie Jeebie’s hosts anything from live music to massive DJ nights in a rockfish and ragged themed bar and courtyard area.

Trip Advisor rating: 4 stars

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 17:00 – 03:00
  • Tuesday: 17:00 – 03:00
  • Wednesday: 17:00 – 03:00
  • Thursday: 17:00 – 03:00
  • Friday: 12:00 – 04:00
  • Saturday: 13:00 – 4:00
  • Sunday: 13:00 – 03:00

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For a little Absinthe…
Name: Some Place

Address: 43 Seel Street, Liverpool, L1 4AZ

Summary: An Absinthe bar like Some Place needs little introduction. Find a little green light on Seel Street and you’re in. Then it’s time to hang with the green fairy.

Opening hours:

  • Wednesday: 20:00 – late
  • Thursday: 20:00 – late
  • Friday: 19:00 – late
  • Saturday: 19:00 – late
  • Sunday: 20:00 – late

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For a Swashbuckling good time
Name: The Smugglers Cove

Address: Britannia Pavillion, Albert Dock, Liverpool, L3 4AD

Summary: With 151 rums on offer, this pirate-themed bar has an array of rum based cocktails to try with top-notch pub grub. Head along to the Albert Docks to drink up and party with some fellow pirates.

Website: http://thesmugglerscove.uk.com

Trip Advisor rating: 4 stars

Opening hours:

  • Monday: 12:00 – 00:00
  • Tuesday: 12:00 – 00:00
  • Wednesday: 12:00 – 00:00
  • Thursday: 12:00 – 01:00
  • Friday: 12:00 – 02:00
  • Saturday: 12:00 – 02:00
  • Sunday: 12:00 – 00:00

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