Gin Bars in Liverpool

The revival of gin shows no sign of slowing down, with more quality drinking dens than ever. The city is brimming with great offerings, so whether you're after a swanky cocktail or simple G&T, there are plenty of fabulous gin bars in Liverpool. From hidden speakeasies which require a password to enter, to botanical boltholes dedicated to the spirit, check out our top picks.

Last updated on 6th December 2019




Grown from a love of molecular mixology, the Liverpool branch of The Alchemist is a staple of the city's bar scene. This innovative spot serves perfectly executed cocktails, which will have you wondering if they were made by magic. With a stunning blend of plush interiors and creative cocktails, this is a great place to get your gin fix.

Crack the code at Ex-Directory and get your fill of some of the best gin cocktails in Liverpool. Follow the clues on their website to discover their phone number, and snap up a table quickly as they tend to go fast. Head to the red telephone box and find this hidden hideaway for an boozy afternoon tea or a gin-fuelled evening. Drink your way through the sharers - most of which are gin-based. The Shiny Disco Ball pairs gin with creme de mure, cassis, elderflower, berry liqeurs and a choice of fizz.

 

As the name suggests, this contemporary bar is dedicated to all things gin and jenever. With over 120 varieties of gin to choose from and a strong cocktail selection, it shouldn't be difficult to find something to suit your botanical needs. Find this gem on Hope Street - the only street in the world with a cathedral at either end.

Famed for creating tasty gastro meals, like the posh fish 'n' chips, this restaurant chain is a proven staple in the city. However food is not the only thing George's Great British Kitchen know how to get right - the venue's gin bar is a firm Liverpool favourite. Celebrating all things juniper, you can indulge in a sweet shop-inspired drink, like the Parma Violet, or a classic G&T served up Copa style.

Berry and Rye

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Look no further for the one of the best gin bars in Liverpool. Taking it's name from Berry Street is this clandestine cocktail haven. The mystery begins early, as you head for an unassuming black door. The puzzle doesn't end there as you must find the menu hidden within the pages of a book. If you have a penchant for classic gin cocktails, then you've come to the right place. Whether it's a Martinez or Martini you're after, Berry and Rye can do it all.

The Florist Liverpool

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Housed in a former Grade-II listed building, The Florist is a restaurant and bar brought to you by the New World Trading Company. With a grand entrance hall, walls adorned with flowers and commissioned wall art, this is the ultimate spot if you're looking to impress. Choose your gin-based cocktails from the menu that's divided into three: English Summer Garden, Ikebana and Modern Contemporary, and made with herbs picked fresh from the garden.

Located in the heart of the Baltic Triangle, H1780 Tap & Still is home to some of Liverpool's best gin cocktails. With an on-site brewery and distillery, you are sure to have a unique drinking experience. Take a seat at the bar, visit the tasting room, head to the eatery... or do all three. Proper gin connoisseurs will want to opt for a Ginsmiths Experience or Afternoon G&Tea.

Spice up your night with a trip to Dirty Little Secret. It's easy to see why this is one of the best gin bars in Liverpool, as the intimate, yet fun space is ideal for anyting from a first date to going out with friends. We like the sound of the Eden Tonic - a twist on the classic with apple juice and elderflower in addition to the usual G&T.

As a traditional public house boasting a glamourous interior, The Monro is one of the top choices to enjoy the best gin and tonics in Liverpool. Nab a seat by the warming fireplace or outside in the welcoming courtyard and peruse the special gin menu which includes a choice of 27 handpicked varieties from around the world.