Beer Gardens in Liverpool

When the great Bob Marley said - the sun is shining, the weather is sweet - he wasn’t talking about Liverpool. Sun-soaked days are a dime a dozen, so when the weather's good, you better make the most of it. There are lots of wide open spaces and quaint courtyards for a few al fresco drinks so check out our complete guide to the best beer gardens in Liverpool.

Last updated on 10th June 2020




With the buzz of an open kitchen and an inviting courtyard space, you're pretty much assured of a great atmosphere regardless of where you choose to settle. From date night to after-work drinks, head to The Pen Factory for tapas-style sharing plates and seasonal cocktails.

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, with excellent pub food and a drinks selection featuring a top choice of ales and over 25 types of gin.

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.

Something in between a chilled out tavern and a hip party palace, The Merchant is one of the leading 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.