Best Bars In Liverpool

Brimming with some of the UK's best bars, it's no wonder that Liverpool is such a boozing babe thanks to their heavenly hospitality and dapper drinks. Whether you're hankering for a vintage, speakeasy inspired haunt, lusting after high-end cocktails and bottles of bubbly, or chasing down drinks at a lush industrial lair, Liverpool bars have something for one and all, and we've got the goodies to prove it. Check out our recommendations for the best bars in Liverpool. 

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Last updated on 16th April 2024

Alcotraz Liverpool: Cell Block Three-Six

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Liverpool on Various dates from Tuesday 21st May 2024

Quirky bars in Liverpool's city centre? Alcotraz: Cell Block Three-Six is as unique as they come, transporting you to an infamous prison where your task is to smuggle bottles of booze past the warden. As a result, you'll sip a delicious range of heady cocktails.

Cains Brewery

On the hunt for the best bars in the Baltic Triangle? Cains Brewery is a great choice. Make your way inside this fabulous hub, where you'll be able to try out hoppy serves and bottomless shindigs. On top of that, there are also large group bookings for events or catch-ups alike.


Sometimes the same ol' bars can get quite tiresome, and that's where Manolo comes in. This speakeasy-style Ropewalks joint is touting a range of Caribbean-inspired sips in the illicit space. In the mood for something a little extra? There's also live jazz, salsa or Hispanic beats.

Moonshine Saloon Liverpool: Western Cocktail Experience

@ Moonshine Saloon on Various dates from Tuesday 21st May 2024

Situated on Seel Street, this Wild West-themed bar is a fantastic immersive experience where you'll don cowboy-style clothing and enjoy a night of drinks and games with the locals. The Moonshine Saloon invites you to smuggle in your own bottle of liquor to be turned into four bespoke cocktails, included in your £36.50 ticket price, but look out for the Sheriff as he's trying to shut the whole place down.

Salt Dog Slim's

Think a dose of gritty, Brooklyn inspired boozing and you've got yourself the NYC tidings of Salt Dog Slim's. A Seel Street juice joint brimming with 'steins and brines', Salt Dog Slim's know a thing or two about beers and bites, bringing Liverpool some of the best in craft drinks and hot dogs. And those of you looking for one of Liverpool's best secret bars? There's speakeasy tidings to be found below at 81LTD. 

Carpathia Bar and Restaurant

Known for being a foodie with high standards? A guzzler with tact? Then why not try one of the best restaurant bars in Liverpool? A white-washed affair with classical interiors and fancy affairs, Carpathia is a dining darling with a truly unique location. Found on a transatlantic passenger steam ship that saved the lives of 705 people on the Titanic, Carpathia is must-try for any dining event in the city. 

Bar Signature

A Stanley Street bar brimming with sophistication and cocktail sass, those looking for a champagne bar in Liverpool have come to the right place. A veritable destination of high-end bottles, cocktail masterclasses and lush interiors, those looking to while the evening away with charming drinks and even more charming conversation should try Signature Living on for size.


While those with a fear of purple best avert their eyes (and yes, there's a confirmed phobia for that), those with a love for lush champagne glasses and markedly high-end interiors should be keeping their peepers peeled. One of the best hotel bars in Liverpool and a must-try affair for any and all date night hankerings, Malbar is awash with fine furniture, fanciful drinks and darling moments. 


A darling neutral nook brimming with social tables and a markedly Swedish style, Maray is a foray into all things delicious. A must try on Brook Street for any date night in Liverpool, hunker down on the raw wooden tables at Moray and tuck into plates brimming with finely foraged food, and cocktails brimming with fresh flavours from some of the best mixologists in the city. 

Alma De Cuba

Converting the grandiose interiors of the St Peter's Catholic Church into the venue Liverpool knows it as today, the beautiful bones of Alma De Cuba make it one of the most stunning bars and restaurants in Liverpool. Host to a heaving selection of spaces, hidden private alcoves and a regular rotation of unique events, anything from cocktails to dinner are catered for in this hubbub of drinking activity. 

Motel Bar

A gruff and charming good'un on Fleet Street, Motel Bar's industrial flecks keep it heaving with Liverpool's hipsters all week long. One of Liverpool's best dive bars and a cracking haunt for all your craft hankerings, guests to Motel Bar can tuck into a top selection of American beers and small bites under the pangs of their Sleep is the Baby Mama of Death neon signage.

LEAF on Bold Street

One of Liverpool's more quiet liquid joints, Leaf On Bold Street is a charming joint for drink hankerings. While their loose leaf tea is a dime to try, and their interiors touch on an industrial yet whimsical, kitsch edge, Leaf On Bold Street still offer a top selection of drinks for those just looking to simmer down with a delicious bevvie and indulge in a chat or three, even boasting a cutting edge selection of cocktails to boot.

Rileys Liverpool

Looking for a sports bar in Liverpool with affordable food and drink to match? Not only heralded for their pool tables and premium live sports coverage, Rileys Liverpool wont break the bank either thanks to cheap bites and roaring drinks deals nearly all night long.

Berry and Rye

One of Liverpool's best kept secrets, Berry and Rye has a dose of masked illusion that many city juice joints inherently lack. One of the best speakeasy bars in Liverpool and a unique destination for any and cocktail hankerings, enjoy the vintage and dimly lit whims of a destination where mixology, cleverly crafted cocktails and broody booths reign supreme. Berry And Rye? A must for all your clandestine inspired cavorting.