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.
Weird And Wonderful Bars In Liverpool
From the mildly wacky to the totally other-worldly, there are more than enough offbeat drinking destinations to keep you entertained in this bustling city. Whether you're looking for quirky hideaways where you can watch circus shows or hidden speakeasies, check out our guide to weird and wonderful bars in Liverpool.
The clue's in the name, as Ink Bar is all about its vibrant artwork. Home to cool interiors, such as blue tone walls and neon lights. Be sure to dance 'til the AM to some of the best DJ talent in the biz, or get that VIP treatment with drinks packages and booths.
Dorothy's Showbar Liverpool is not only bringing a lineup of top-notch entertainers, but also some divine drinks. Whether it's an unforgettable drag performance from some of the best queens in the biz or live music, this venue is bound to impress. Feeling extra? Book a VIP package.
One of our picks for the best bars in Liverpool, Red Door is known for its cool cocktails. Head to its gorgeous space adorned with neon signs and leather armchairs for an evening of tasty cocktails. To top it off? There's also a pretty good happy hour.
Fronting a unique experience in Castle Street, Point Blank Shooting is a bar for those who like something a little out of the box. With a range of scenarios which test aim, this awesome haunt is ideal for getting competitive with friends. Thirsty? Enjoy 2 cocktails for £10.
Come rain or shine, Bierkeller is a firm choice for bars with entertainment in Liverpool. This Bavarian hotspot is home to long bench seating worth dancing on, alongside a lineup of top-notch music and performances. If the sun's shining? Head to the swoon-worthy beer garden.
Located on the bustling Duke Street, Pins Social Club is a hub for non-stop fun in the city. With plenty of activities, from bowling to shuffleboard, this party bar is perfect for hen nights or dancing with pals. As for entertainment? There's a pretty epic lineup for that.
A far cry from your average watering hole, Alcotraz is as quirky as they come. As a prison-themed cocktail experience, this bar sees you getting dressed up in an orange jumpsuit all while smuggling in liquor. The result? A range of bespoke drinks coming your way.
Americana-style cocktails? Graffiti covered walls? Salt Dog Slim's is paying homage to gritty NYC with its cool interiors and bevvies. Quaff a tropical Hardcore Pornstar, or a 'rum for your money' with Barcadi, lime, apple and a splash of ginger beer at this quirky joint.
Enjoy a carnival inside a converted Catholic church at Alma De Cuba. This quirky spot is not only decked out in horned chandeliers, but also hosts circus performances and gets a choir to sing to you while you eat at its Sunday Service Gospel Brunch.
Like your cocktails with a side of magic? Well, you've come to the right place. Known as one of the best bars in Liverpool city centre, The Oracle is bringing you speakeasy vibes, Victorian-era stylings, alongside lip-smacking drinks and a little sleight-of-hand.
Concealed behind a red telephone box, Ex-Directory is a great choice when it comes to secret bars in Liverpool. Make your way to this illicit haunt where you'll find a lush speakeasy with exposed brick walls, alongside bevvies that are served in bathtubs and disco balls.
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 one of the coolest cocktail bars in Liverpool.
Composed of a bar, club and courtyard, Heebie Jeebies is popular among the student population in the city. Head to the cool bare-brick basement space for a range of entertainment from live DJs and performers, or make your way to the outdoor terrace in the summer for cocktails in tea cups.