Where should I go for drinks in Liverpool?

No matter the occasion, Liverpool is one of the top go to places for a city break in the UK. With a stunning landscape, a buzzing nightlife and so much more, the city is a must visit. There’s something for everyone – stag and hen dos, romantic getaways or a girly shop-til-you-drop break. And if you fancy stopping off for a tipple whilst away? Well, Liverpool has it all.

It can be a pain spending valuable time browsing review sites for the perfect destination to enjoy a few drinks. With this in mind, Liverpool hostel provider Euro Hostels has given you a shortlist of some of the best bars and pubs to visit – each catered to a unique experience to wow visitors. Which one is up your street?

For a Swashbuckling good time

Name: The Smugglers Cove

Summary: Hidden in the Albert Docks, The Smugglers Cove is a pirate-themed bar with 151 rums to try, rum-based cocktails and top-notch pub grub. Drink up, me hearties.

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

Website: http://thesmugglerscove.uk.com

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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

For a classic Beatles experience

Name: The Cavern Club

Summary: This 60-year-old venue has been a hub of live music since 1957. Composed of the Cavern Club, Pub and Live Lounge, lovers of the Beatles – and music in general – will not be able to resist the charm and history of this magical place.

Address: 10 Mathew St, Liverpool, L2 6RE

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

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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

For a night out like the locals

Name: Heebie Jeebie’s

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.

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

Website: N/a

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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

For burgers to die for…

Name: Death Row Diner

Summary: Get burgers to die for at Death Row Diner dive bar and burger joint. Voted as Liverpool’s Best Burger 2016, the venue also has a range of unique cocktails for anything you fancy.

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

Website: http://deathrowdiveanddiner.com/

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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

For a secret, speakeasy experience

Name: Berry & Rye

Summary: Perfect if you’re in small groups, Berry and Rye is a prohibition-themed bar with a hidden door you have to knock – and see if you’re let in. This place transforms you back in time – and has a wide choice of whiskey and gin to suit the era.

Address:  48 Berry St, Liverpool, L1 4JQ

Website: N/a

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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

For a little Absinthe…

Name: Some Place

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.

Address: 43 Seel Street, Liverpool, L1 4AZ

Website: N/a

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Opening hours:

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