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Liverpool Nightlife

Concert Square, Liverpool
Concert Square, Liverpool (Photo: Not So Big Media)

Saturday nights draw thousands to the city's bars and clubs. The Cavern Quarter, Concert Square, Ropewalks, Baltic Triangle are all busy areas. There's also a wide selection of restaurants, in popular areas like Albert Dock or Liverpool One, or head over to Bold Street and the Ropewalks for some of the city's best independents. Finally, why not take in a show at the Empire Theatre or see a concert at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall or the Liverpool Echo Arena.

Liverpool Entertainment Venues

Empire Theatre, Liverpool
Empire Theatre, Liverpool

Theatres, concerts and cinemas

Liverpool has several large venues which draw visitors form far and wide. The Liverpool Echo Arena and Liverpool O2 Academy host major gigs and concerts whilst the Empire Theatre and Playhouse attract large scale touring shows. Of note is the Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool's international concert venue and home to the Liverpool Philharmonic.

Liverpool Restaurants

Liverpool has a wide selection of restaurants, with many national chains moving into the city. There are though plenty of great independent restaurants too, especially in the Ropewalks. Popular dining areas are Liverpool One with its outdoor seating, Albert Dock on the waterfront, around Castle Street and Queen Square.

Liverpool One

City Centre

The city centre is full of well known restaurants, bars and pubs. Check out the Cavern Quarter, the area around Castle Street, Queen Square and Liverpool One with its outdoor seating, or Bold Street and the Ropewalks for the very best independents.

Hope Street, Liverpool

Inner City

Bars and restaurants in the Georgian and University Quarters can be found along Hope Street and Hardman Street. Popular with both students and locals alike.

Liverpool Pubs, Bars and Clubs

Saturday night is Liverpool's biggest night out and thousands from the surrounding area as well as a myriad of stag and hen parties descend on the city. The busiest bars and clubs can be found around Concert Square and the Cavern Quarter whilst the Ropewalks is a popular alternative.

Mathew Street Liverpool

City Centre: St John's

The Cavern Quarter is at the heart of Liverpool city centre and features many live music bars and retro clubs open until the early hours.

Concert Square, Liverpool

City Centre: Ropewalks

Concert Square is the commercial hub of Liverpool's nightlife but if you explore the neighbouring streets you'll find lots of independent late night bars, many with live music.

Cains Brewery Village, Liverpool

Inner City: Baltic Triangle

The Baltic Triangle is the independent hub of Liverpool's nightlife with the Cains Brewery Village at its heart. Explore the neighbouring streets for more independent late night bars, many with live music.

Liverpool Casinos and Late Night Ents

This section lists the popular casinos in Liverpool and also features any other late night entertainment available in the city.

Liverpool Nightlife Links