A Liverpool institution, Café Tabac has been keeping its bohemian clientele topped up on food and booze since the early ’70s. Back in the day this was a go-to for the city’s LGBTQ+ community, and while that’s still the case, it’s a welcoming space for all – head inside to put the world to rights over cocktails or a bottle of very reasonably priced wine.
Ready to get on it? There are few places better for a good old-fashioned night out than Liverpool, and so it’s no wonder the city’s bar scene has it down. Whether you’re after an afternoon bottle of vino with pals, an early evening date-night cocktail or simply somewhere to kick with a tipple and a book, our pick of the best bars in Liverpool should sort you out.
Liverpool may have some of the country’s most charming traditional pubs, but to see this city at its buzziest, you’ve got to shake things up with a bar crawl. The city has a decent mix of bars established and new, and like so much of what makes the city’s nightlife scene so great, it’s the independent venues you’ve got to head to for the freshest, most diverse and original mixology. So... feeling thirsty? Read on for our guide to the best bars in Liverpool right now.
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