Something A Little Different In Liverpool

Sometimes ordering the same takeaway or heading to your local bar is just what we fancy, but if you're in the mood for something a little extraordinary, this stunning city can cater to that too. From sushi-making masterclasses to brie-lliant cheese crawls and escape rooms, we have put together our top picks for something a little different in Liverpool.

Last updated on 1st September 2022

Ink Bar

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Shining brightly on Wood Street with plenty of neon signage and a distinctive tattoo theme, Ink Bar always delivers an unforgettable night out in the city. The bar regularly hosts frivolous DJ sets in its quirky space, from pop anthems to boogie-worthy house beats.

You can always rely on Histoire Productions for a top-notch immersive experience, so check out its Chornobyl - Live At Invisible Wind Factory Liverpool event. Expect to transport back to the nuclear power plant in 1986, where you'll learn about the tragedy, alongside hearing real stories.

@ Alcotraz Penitentiary: Liverpool on Various dates from Wednesday 5th October 2022

Fancy having some drinks in the clink? Then head to immersive experience Alcotraz: Cell Block Three-Six. Don your orange boilersuit, and get ready to sneak contraband past the warden (all while befriending the crooked guards), which will be used to make bespoke concoctions.

Lane7 Liverpool

201 user reviews 4

An entertainment emporium, Lane7 offers plenty of activities, perfect for those seeking something a little out of the box. Whether you want to play a few rounds of bowling, crazy golf or perhaps sing your heart out with a little karaoke, this cool venue is bound to impress.


85 user reviews 5

Want to become a maki master? Then go to YO! in Liverpool ONE for its sushi-making masterclasses. Each ticket includes a two-hour-long session where you'll learn cool knife skills, and the history of this best-loved dish, all while tasting your creations.

Liverpool Bierkeller

4 user reviews 5

One of our picks for the best quirky bars in Liverpool city centre, Bierkeller is guaranteed to get you clinking steins and dancing on benches. Not only can you catch lively Oompah bands every week on its popular stage, but there are also live DJ sets for those of you who want to let loose.


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@ Coyote Ugly Liverpool on Every Sunday

If you're a fan of thumping tunes or singing your heart out every Sunday night, then check out Coyote Ugly's Rockeoke event. Located on Bold Street, this edgy venue is offering up free entry, discounted bevvies and a chance for you to become a lead singer of a band. Oh, yes.

@ The Philharmonic Dining Rooms on Saturday 8th October 2022 and 12 other Saturdays

Get ready as FunnyBoyz is hosting a fabulous drag bottomless brunch at the historic Philharmonic Dining Rooms on Hope Street. Look forward to a jam-packed afternoon of first-class live comedy and cabaret from talented queens, followed by a two-course meal with free-flowing booze.

Unfazed by glitz and glamour, Liverpool's Motel Bar sits on Fleet Street and touts an epic roster of fun-packed events in the industrial-chic space. Whether you're looking for a few low-key bites with pals or dancing 'til the AM to live DJ sets, this Ropewalks hotspot is the place for you.