This is the ultimate guide of things to do in Liverpool. From activities and experiences to some of the best bar and restaurant choices in the city.

1.Play an escape room game at Breakout Liverpool – The real life escape room game. You and a team of friends are locked in a room for 60 minutes. Solve a series of puzzles to escape.

2. Take in the bohemian vibes of Bold Street – Independent Shops, bars and restaurants.

3. Visit the Baltic Triangle – Liverpool’s creative/tech space is thriving and is home to some of the best venues in the city including Camp & Furnace and Constellations.

4. Head to Cain’s Brewery Village, featuring the immensely popular Baltic Market as well as the impressive Red Brick Vintage warehouse and loads of great bars and eateries.

Botanical Garden Liverpool

5. Sip Gin at the Botanical Gin Garden.

6. Take in the spectacular views at the Goodness Gracious Rooftop venue.

7. Play to your heart’s content at Sugar and Dice boardgame and cafe.

Jacaranda Records Liverpool

Jacaranda Records

8. Experience the music scene at Jacaranda. Spin vinyl upstairs in Jacaranda Records. Check out the live offerings in the basement.

9. Taste some of the best pizza in town at Maguire’s pizza bar and check if there’s a gig on in the back room.

10. Check out the latest gig offerings from Liverpool promoters Yeah Buddy DIY. Bringing the best local and national talent to brilliant DIY venues. 

11. Head to the Georgian Quarter to visit Liverpool pubs full of character, like Peter Kavanagh’s

Bongo's Bingo

Bongo’s Bingo

12. Play the craziest game of bingo of your life at Bongo’s Bingo. Continually a sell out.

13. Visit Liverpool’s only cereal cafe Tiny Rick’s.

the brink liverpool

The Brink

14. Unwind in Liverpool’s only dry bar The Brink

15. Eat the best burgers ever at Almost Famous

barley beans

Barley & Beans

16. Looking for incredible Milkshakes? Barley & Beans has you covered.

17. Unwind at White Wolf Yoga. Vegan food & yoga. Yes!

18. Go to a Liverpool music festival – Sound City is celebrating it’s tenth anniversary this year!

19. Listen to classical music loveliness at the Liverpool Philharmonic Music Hall

20. Then pop across the road and visit the Philharmonic Pub and the famous toilets!

21. Have a drink in the Kazimier Gardens

Afternoon Tea Jam Restaurant Liverpool

22. Have Afternoon Tea at Jam

23. Or Punk Afternoon Tea at The Baltic Social

24. Enjoy the UK’s voted best breakfast at The Tavern Co

Roxy Ball Room Liverpool

Roxy Ball Room

25. Play table tennis & shoot pool at the Roxy Ball Room

26. Pay a visit to the Bombed Out Church

27. Take a ferry across the Mersey

Dig Vinyl Liverpool

Dig Vinyl

28. Buy some vinyl records in one of Liverpool’s vinyl stores. Probe, Dig Vinyl, 3B, Cult, Defend

29. Get cocktails at Santa Chupitos

30. Take the walk along Hope Street from one cathedral to the other

31. Explore the world famous Albert Dock

32. Put your toes in the sand at Crosby Beach

33. Visit the city’s parks. Sefton Park is a firm favourite

liverpool gin journey

Liverpool Gin Journey

34. Go on the Gin Journey to experience the best gins in the best Liverpool bars, with an expert gin host

35. Eat vegetarian at Greenday’s Cafe  Lark Lane

36. Eat Vegan Caribbean Street Food at Italfresh

37. Eat Gluten Free pizza at American Pizza Slice

FACT Liverpool


38. Check out the latest exhibitions & creativeness going on at FACT

39. Don’t miss the latest exhibition at Tate Liverpool

40. Find one of the city’s Speakeasy bars like Berry & Rye

41. Dance the night away at 24 Kitchen Street

42. Treat yourself to a salon treatment at Lifestyle Collective

Hobo Kiosk Liverpool

Hobo Kiosk

43. And Hobo Kiosk in the Baltic Triangle for Vintage, antiques and up-cycled goods

44. Watch your favourite cult comedy tv shows at 81 Renshaw with Yeah Buddy! & Liverpool Noise

45. Visit Liverpool Central Library and check out the view from the roof

46. Go wake boarding at the Albert Dock Marina

Voice-o-Graph Liverpool

Voice-o-Graph At Jacaranda Records

47. Record your own song on one of the few remaining Voice-o-graph’s in the world located at The Jacaranda

48. Visit the pay per minute Ziferblat cafe

49. Go indoor paint balling at Ultimate Indoor Paintball

50. Venture up the Radio City Tower for spectacular views of the city

51. Eat amazing Mexican food at Lucha Libre

52. Eat gorgeous macarons at Artisane

Brewdog Liverpool Bar


53. Drink insanely good beers at Brew Dog

54. Eat all the meat you can manage at Fazenda

55. Enter the Virtual Reality world at VR-Here

56. Eat curry at KO

57. Get your geek on at Forbidden Planet

58. Visit Lark Lane and all it’s eclectic glory

59. Live like a student on Smithdown road, Evil Eye Burrito Bar, Naked Lunch, Spitroast and more perfect for a week before pay day!

Zap Graffiti Liverpool

Zap Graffiti

60. Attend a graffiti workshop with Zap Graffiti

61. Drink great coffee at Golden Square, Bold Street Coffee & 92Degrees Coffee

62. Laugh yourself silly at the Liverpool Comedy Cellar

63. Play the coolest mini golf of your life at Ghetto Golf

64. Drink beer at the Liverpool Craft Beer Expo

65. Eat Scouse at Maggie Mays

Liverpool Food & Drink festival

Liverpool Food & Drink Festival

66. Eat and drink yourself silly at the Liverpool Food & Drink Festival

67. Enjoy drinks with a view at Matou

68. Go on a ghost tour of Newsham Park

69. Drink a pint at the Ship & Mitre with unique ales aplenty

70. Go on the Liverpool Wheel

71. Shop for some unique gifts at Utility

72. Visit Rice Lane City Farm

Williamson Tunnels Liverpool

Williamson Tunnels

73. Explore the Williamson Tunnels

74. Visit the Bluecoat, book fairs, vinyl sales, art exhibitions and much more

75. Eat the best hot dogs in town at Meet Frank

76. Pick strawberries at Claremount Farm

77. Visit the Festival Gardens

78. Eat Italian at San Carlo

79. Sing Karaoke at MBox

80. Climb the walls at the Climbing Hangar

81. Go skateboarding at the Baltic Triangle’s skate park

82. Or, skate at the Everton Park glow in the dark skate park

83. Eat dessert at Kaspa’s

84. Eat a Smurf Murphy ice cream at Portland Street 358

85. Eat amazing Gelato on Lark Lane

86. Visit the Liverpool cat cafe for your feline fix

Liverpool Gin

Liverpool Gin

87. Drink Liverpool Gin

88. Get your ramen fix (and much more) at Smithdown Road’s Maggie Fu

89. Visit Camp & Furnace’s Piano Wars – Two baby grand pianos battle it out LIVE every Friday.

90. Have a pie at Homebaked Anfield – the co-operative bakery trust

91. See a show at The Empire Theatre

92. Visit News From Nowhere – the most eclectic book shop in the city

93. Take part in the Liverpool Santa Dash

94. Bet on the Grand National at Aintree

Brazilica Festival

Brazilica Parade Photo Credit David Munn

95. Samba long into the night at Brazilica Festival

96. Take a trip to Hilbre Island

97.Go on a Shiverpool ghost tour of the city

98. Hire a City Bike and cycle along Otterspool Prom

99. Visit Speke Hall

100. Take a walk along the famous Liverpool waterfront and the Three Graces