CIRCO remains a prominent front-runner in the quirky stakes. Immerse yourself in this wacky wonderland with a signature afternoon tea or one of their jaw-dropping dinner shows. Every night is a new experience here.
Weird And Wonderful Bars In Liverpool
From the mildly wacky to the totally other-worldly, there's more than enough offbeat drinking destinations to keep you entertained from Chapel Street to the Baltic Triangle. From bustling hideaways where you can watch a circus show all the way to hidden speakeasies and pirate hideaways, read our recommendations for some of the quirkiest Liverpool bars.
Sleek, sophisticated and deliciously pastel-toned, this New York-inspired venue is an Instagram-worthy pick. With a global menu that offers everything from tacos to spicy tuna sushi and some of the most enticing cocktails in the city, Neighbourhood is one of the most popular bars around.
As one of the best late night bars in Liverpool, Red Door is known for its weird and wacky cocktails, like the Bakewell Sour and the electric blue Maya Blossom. Neon signs and leather armchairs make up the off the wall decor, while happy hour deals keep you sipping away.
Composed of a bar, club and courtyard, this popular Liverpool student bar is the go to place for burgers, beers and bouncy castles. With live music 5 days a week, and a silent disco every Thursday, there's something for everyone at Heebie Jeebies.
Have a carnival inside a converted Catholic church at Alma De Cuba. This bar and restaurant is decked out in horned chandeliers, hosts circus performances and can have a choir sing to you while you eat at its Sunday Service Gospel Brunch.
Concealed behind a red telephone box, Ex-Directory is a top spot for drinks in Liverpool. Make your way to this secret bar where you'll find a lush speakeasy with exposed brick walls and cocktails that come served in bathtubs and disco balls.
Fancy a game of Donkey Kong with your cocktail? Look no further, because this neon-lit den is all about the old school with a unique selection of themed drinks to match with retro games played on Nintendo 64s, Megadrives and the SNES.
Pirate-themed hideaway, Smugglers Cove, is known for its roasts as much as its rum list, which is one of the most extensive in the city. This quirky bar on the Albert Dock is also one of the biggest cocktail venues in Liverpool, so there's plenty of weird and wacky to experience.
Maya is a hip-hop-centred bar that's as goth as it is gorgeous. A subterranean den featuring gated crypt-like booths and crucifix-heavy decor, the Wood Street favourite eschews airs and graces, opting instead for 2-for-1 Hooch deals and frozen margs served in solo cups.
From the wacky team that brought you Bongo's Bingo comes Bongo's Bungalow... and it's a stonker. A space dedicated to replicating the ultimate house party, expect a kitchen, living room and garden housing live DJs and events.
Shrouded in secrecy, the only way into Seel Street's 81LTD is by appointment only. Featuring some of the city's most innovative beverages, this tiny cocktail haven is one of the coolest bars in Liverpool.
You know you've stumbled into somewhere a bit different when the neon sign on the wall reads 'Sleep Is The Baby Mama Of Death'. Plying craft beer, cocktails and good tunes to the wee small hours, Motel is not just one of the wackiest, but also one of the funnest bars in Liverpool.
Styled after the snowy Alpine retreats of central Europe, Albert's Schenke is a haven for all things beer and bratwurst. Tuck into a traditional menu and soak up traditional brews as you experience a yodel or two.