Secret Bars in Liverpool

One of the most popular cities for a night out in the North West, this city also boasts a pretty special bar scene. With a number of elusive gems scattered around the city offering beautiful drinks and secret vibes while hidden in plain sight, we've got everything from cocktail haunts accessed via a phone box to glowing green absinthe hideouts on Seel Street. Check out our full guide to the 5 best secret bars in Liverpool.


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Some Place

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Noticed that glow of neon green? That'll be Some Place; one of the city's treasured hidden gems where the lighting is low and the absinthe-laced cocktails are heady. Forget your local and head out in search of this slick retreat for punchy drinks and intoxicating spirits.

Berry and Rye

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Cloaked in secrecy behind a plain black door on Berry Street, Berry and Rye is an elusive drinking den where the blues tunes are seductive and the menu is concealed in the pages of the books on the shelves. Don't miss this impressive hangout where drinks start from as little as £6.50 a pop.

An intimate cocktail lounge serving up a menu of classic drinks, as well as their own takes on iconic tipples, Dirty Little Secret is one of the best bars in Liverpool. From boozy riffs on your favourite cereal to cosy areas and wild nights, DLS isn't one to miss.

Liverpool's appointment only cocktail hideout, 81LTD require you to text in your booking request and, if you're lucky, you'll hear back with a secret code to punch in upon arrival. Once inside you'll find a chic set-up where an in-the-know crowd of friends and couples enjoy a concise drinks list.

After drinks at Ex-Directory? First, you'll need to follow their cryptic clues on Twitter, track down their ambiguous red phone box, get hold of their secret phone number and, finally, sneak your way inside their stylish, underground bar where you'll find signature cocktails.