The Cavern http://www.cavernclub.org/
The Cavern Club opened its doors to the public in January 1957, and now stands as ‘the most famous club in the world’ and original home of The Beatles.Today, the Cavern Club is one of Liverpool’s major tourist attractions and equally importantly, a thriving live music venue with three stages showcasing not only this incredible legacy but new up and coming bands and established artists.
Alma de Cuba http://www.alma-de-cuba.com/
“Straight from the streets of Havana and Liverpool, Alma de Cuba brings the sites, sounds and tastes of Latin America to Liverpool!”
Underground clubbing, Liverpool style, this place is an institution.
Leaf Café http://www.thisisleaf.co.uk/#/on-bold-street/
“Tea to the English is like a picnic indoors”
Leaf on Bold Street has a unique vibe and personality, using 2 floors to deliver diversity. Hosting art, vintage markets, music and club nights; serving up delicious, wholesome food and hundreds of varieties of tea while delivering a great atmosphere. Leaf is a place for people to relax and enjoy culture and soak up the best in new music.
The Ship http://www.theshipandmitre.com/
The Ship and Mitre is known to many as Merseyside's Premier Real Ale pub. It was Liverpool & District CAMRA Pub Of The Year in 2009. The name derives from a combination of two previous names, The Flag Ship and The Mitre. An original 1930's Art Deco building, the interior has been changed to resemble that of a ship. The Ship and Mitre serves an excellent range of cask conditioned real ale, imported draught and a wide selection of German and Belgian beers. Become a shipmate!
Hannah’s Bar http://www.barhannah.co.uk/
Bar Hannah is the friendliest bar in town, it's relaxed atmosphere starts with nice guys on the door and continues on with the helpful bar staff. The service is New York-esque meaning it is fast, efficient and above all, friendly.
The Hub http://www.thehub-liverpool.com/
If you’re looking for an establishment that combines the buzz of a city centre bar with the friendly feel of a rural gastropub, then The Hub Alehouse and Kitchen is the place for you. True to its name, this welcoming grade-II-listed pub is a hub for the local community and visitors alike, and its close proximity to the city’s shops and attractions makes The Hub popular with visitors enjoying all the delights that Liverpool has to offer. Inside, the decor is a unique blend of the modern and the traditional, and offers plenty to look at while you’re enjoying a pint – there is an impressive copper brewing vessel sitting by the bar, and the traditional copper pots, pans and cooking utensils hanging from the ceiling contrast with modern, chunky wooden furniture.
Situated on the stunning Albert Dock on the banks of the River Mersey, Revolution offers a fabulous mix of drinks, entertainment and innovative, fresh food. Enjoy the sunset on our terrace whilst sipping a carefully crafted cocktail or get down to the funky DJs.
Blue Bar http://www.bluebarliverpool.co.uk/
Blue Bar is one of Liverpool’s most stylish venues located at the world famous Albert Dock. Blue incorporates a café bar, restaurant and an exterior terrace overlooking Liverpool’s Waterfront for the best alfresco spot in the city. Blue’s impressive grill restaurant serves freshly prepared quality food, exemplified by an electric menu with an exciting range of dishes.
Sir Thomas http://www.sirthomashotel.co.uk/site/the-bar
Add some sparkle to your day... Perfect for enjoying outstanding Champagnes by the glass or bottle from an extensive menu, or sampling the selection of skillfully-prepared, stylish cocktails. The bar is a great daytime or evening venue.
Newz Bar http://www.thenewzbar.com/
Formerly a 19th century shipping warehouse, NEWZ bar has become one of the most high profile venues in the city. Ideal for lunch, dinner or a night on the town.
Located on Cook Street in Liverpool, Piccolino brings a true taste of Italy to the heart of the city. The restaurant offers a wonderful combination of both modern and classic Italian dishes prepared in an open kitchen in full view of diners. Fresh pasta is made daily from scratch in the pasta kitchen and is a charming spectacle for guests to watch. The dishes are rustic, simple and delicious and are created using the best, freshest ingredients.
Viva Brazil http://www.vivabrazilrestaurants.co.uk/
Viva Brazil Churrascaria is an authentic, Brazilian style steakhouse. The concept is simple – viva Brazil gives you more – more of everything… food, service, atmosphere. The real experience begins as the troop of Passadors move from table to table, offering over fifteen select cuts of beef, lamb, pork, chicken and sausages, all slow roasted over the charcoal barbeque and expertly carved at the table.
Egg Cafe http://www.eggcafe.co.uk/
Located in the heart of the Liverpool, just off Bold Street. The Egg Cafe occupies the light and airy loft space of an old Victorian warehouse building, affording a panoramic view of the city centre. As well as being Liverpool's premier vegetarian restaurant, The Egg is also an independent art gallery [Eggspace ] and a popular meeting place. The relaxed and bohemian atmosphere attracts a diverse crowd and is especially popular amongst artists and students.
Dine in widescreen at panoramic. Offering the finest food, hand-crafted with love; a warm atmosphere and cinematic views of the city below.
Olive Press http://www.theolivepress.uk.com/
Enjoy the real taste of Italy in The Olive Press and sample the warm and rustic, cosy surroundings that help provide an Italian restaurant experience everyone will enjoy.
The Monro http://www.themonro.com/index.html
Gastro food, served with style, substance and sustenance…
Sapporo Teppanyaki is more than a great place to eat. It’s an experience you’ll never forget. If you want the full teppanyaki dining experience- guests are led to their own or shared teppanyaki table, where they will see the meal being cooked before their very eyes!
Lunya is the UK’s first Catalonian fusion restaurant and deli - combining produce and recipes from Catalunya (and the rest of Spain) with the finest artisan produce from the North West of England and beyond.
Pan Am http://www.panambarliverpool.co.uk/
PanAm is a contemporary bar and restaurant, located in the Grade 1 listed Britannia Pavilion on the Albert Dock overlooking fabulous views towards Liverpool's Three Graces and has won the coveted Taste of Merseyside Accreditation.
The restaurant is situated on the second floor of Liverpool’s new Ferry Terminal boasting breathtaking views of the River Mersey and one of Liverpool’s most famous icons, the Liver Birds. At Matou, innovative pan-Asian cuisine, delicately engineered music and an easy flowing space turns any ordinary evening into an exotic adventure.
Inspired by a love of real Italian pizza, PizzaExpress has been pioneering delicious handmade pizza since 1965. Choose from any of the three restaurants located in the city centre, Liverpool One and Albert Dock areas.
Things to do
Walker Art Gallery http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/walker/
The Walker Art Gallery is the national gallery of the North. For 130 years it has housed Liverpool’s most outstanding art collection. Many of the gallery’s most important works have been on display in the city for nearly 200 years.
The Tate http://www.tate.org.uk/liverpool/about.htm
Tate Liverpool presents displays of work from the Tate collection alongside special exhibitions of modern and contemporary art.
Merseyside Maritime Museum http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/maritime/
The Merseyside Maritime Museum is more than just a fantastic museum. It is also a treasure house of architectural and mechanical invention.
International Slavery Museum http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/ism/
The International Slavery Museum highlights the international importance of slavery, both in a historic and contemporary context. Working in partnership with other museums with a focus on freedom and enslavement, the museum provides opportunities for greater awareness and understanding of the legacy of slavery today. It is located in Liverpool's Albert Dock, at the centre of a World Heritage site and only yards away from the dry docks where 18th century slave trading ships were repaired and fitted out.
The Beatles Story http://www.beatlesstory.com/
Located in the Fab Four's hometown of Liverpool, the award-winning Beatles Story experience is an atmospheric journey into the life, times, culture and music of the Beatles.
Ferry ‘cross the Mersey http://www.merseyferries.co.uk/
Hop aboard one of our daily River Explorer Cruises for stunning views, fascinating history and unlimited sea air. An iconic Mersey Ferry will take you on a 50-minute journey with a commentary that lets you explore the River Mersey’s rich past... and present.
Liverpool Wheel http://www.echoarena.com/whats_on/big_wheel.asp
The new 60 metre high tourist attraction is in place for a year. It is positioned on the piazza outside the ECHO Arena in Liverpool. It includes 42 fully enclosed and air-conditioned capsules and offers riders spectacular views of the city including the River Mersey, the Welsh mountains and World Heritage Site waterfront. It also offers a VIP luxury capsule with leather seating, DVD player and a champagne fridge.
The Yellow Duckmarine http://www.theyellowduckmarine.co.uk/
A unique 1 hour amphibious city sightseeing tour of Liverpool's historic waterfront, city and docks. The historic City of Liverpool, with its Waterfront built around the most famous docklands in the world, is steeped in maritime tradition. You have to see it all, and the only way is to ride TheYellowDuckmarine!
Magical Mystery Tour http://www.beatlestour.org/
The Magical Mystery Tour is Liverpool’s top Beatles tour so make sure you don’t miss this memorable experience. The tour takes you on a fun and fascinating journey which reveals the amazing story of the how the Fab Four came to be.
Specific areas of interest
Hope Street: Rich in culture and heritage
Seel Street: A great spot for the music lovers
Concert Square: An abundance of bars and clubs - experience Liverpool after dark
Pier Head: Visit some of Liverpool’s most famous landmarks
Liverpool One: Home to more than 160 famous high street names, it’s the perfect place to shop and offers restaurants to suite all tastes
Bold Street: Famous for its lively independent cafes and alternative boutiques
Albert Dock: Home to Liverpool’s most popular attractions, and a stunning location for an evening out
Matthew Street: The home of the Beatles!
Castle Street: An excellent place to wine and dine
Lark Lane: One of Liverpool’s best-kept secrets – a great mix of bohemian bars and restaurants