One of the leading gastropubs in Liverpool also comes complete with a quaint garden courtyard for those hazy summertime evenings. It's in the heart of the city but you might easily find yourself whisked away to a quieter countryside retreat at The Monro, where excellent pub food and a drinks selection featuring a top choice of ales and a dedicated selection of 27 gins all feature on the menu.
Beer Gardens in Liverpool
When the great Bob Marley said - the sun is shining, the weather is sweet - he wasn’t talking about Liverpool. While bright and warm days in this city aren’t that regular, there’s nowhere better to be when the sun is out than Liverpool (and that’s a scientific FACT). There are lots of wide open spaces and quaint courtyards for a few al fresco drinkies - check out our complete guide to the best beer gardens in Liverpool and get yourself out there to soak in those rays.
Many would argue that Ye Cracke is renowned first and foremost for its association with John Lennon, not us though. Whilst it is, admittedly, very cool that he regularly frequented this historic and legendary boozer, we're more drawn to the positively charming beer garden that you'll find out back. A popular choice for Beatles fans across the world refuelling after taking in this piece of history, be sure to finish your visit with a couple of drinks in their bustling and vibrant open-air space.
Something in between a chilled out tavern and a hip party palace, The Merchant is one of the leading cool and casual hangouts in this here city. The beer garden is an absolute must (unless the weather is refusing to play ball) with a charming mix of greenery, raw brickwork and snug booths for you to retire to. Bring along all your crew for this one to enjoy a casual menu of food and drinks in these relaxed surroundings.
Got mates from out of the city down for the weekend? Here's where to take 'em. This secret rooftop garden, perched on the 8th floor of West Africa House, offers a spectacular view of the city that is dominated by the majestic Royal Liver Building right across the street. Perfectly suited to whiling away the hours on a sunny day, come for cocktails and watch the Instagram likes roll in at one of the most beautiful rooftop terraces in Liverpool.
With the buzz of an open kitchen and an inviting courtyard space to boot, you're pretty much assured of a great atmosphere regardless of where you choose to settle at The Pen Factory. The ideal suitor if you're bringing a few mates along for tapas styled sharing plates and bespoke seasonal cocktails in this lovely, lovely outdoor space.