Updated for 2019! 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. Visit VideOdyssey – the UK’s last video shop and rent a VHS or watch a film in their huge cinema room. VideOdyssey also has a retro games arcade with the likes of Pacman and Street Fighter. See if you can beat the top scores displayed on the chalk board.
  3. Visit the Baltic Triangle – Liverpool’s creative/tech hub is thriving and is home to some of the best venues in the city including Camp & Furnace and Constellations.
  4. And while you’re in the Baltic Triangle you can sip gin cocktails at the Botanical Gin Garden
  5. Head to Cain’s Brewery Village, which is home to the immensely popular Baltic Market as well as the impressive Red Brick Vintage warehouse. Cain’s brewery village is full of great bars and eateries.
  6. Take in the spectacular views at the Oh Me Oh My rooftop garden for amazing views of Liverpool’s three graces and waterfront.
  7. Play to your heart’s content at Sugar and Dice boardgame and cafe.
  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 vegan pizza in town at Outpost pizza bar and check if there’s a gig on in the back room of this DIY music venue.
  10. Unwind in Liverpool’s only dry bar The Brink

    Bongo's Bingo Liverpool

    Bongo’s Bingo

  11. Head to the Georgian Quarter to visit Liverpool pubs full of character, like Peter Kavanagh’s.
  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 on Smithdown Road.
  14. In fact, visit Smithdown Road for an eclectic mix of bars, restaurants and a brilliant record store, Defend Vinyl.
  15. Eat the best burgers ever at Almost Famous. Come here hungry!
  16. Looking for incredible Milkshakes, or should we say, Freakshakes? Barley & Beans has you covered.
  17. Unwind at White Wolf Yoga. Vegan food & yoga. A winning combination.
  18. Go to a Liverpool music festival – Sound City featuring big headliners alongside loads of local talent.
  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
  22. Have Afternoon Tea at Cuthberts Bakery or check out our definitive Afternoon Tea guide.
  23. Or have Punk Afternoon Tea at The Baltic Social
  24. Enjoy a breaksfast (voted the UK’s best) at The Tavern Co
  25. Play table tennis, shoot pool, go bowling, play mini golf or even shuffleboard at the Roxy Ball Room
  26. Pay a visit to the Bombed Out Church an iconic building in the heart of the city, with a unique ‘interior’St Luke's Bombed Out Church Gardens Re-Opening In Style On 17th June
  27. Take a ferry across the Mersey
  28. Buy some vinyl records in one of Liverpool’s vinyl stores. Probe, Dig Vinyl, 3B, Cult, Defend
  29. Get amazing cocktails at Santa Chupitos
  30. Take the walk along Hope Street from one cathedral to the other there’s plenty of amazing bars and restaurants along the way.
  31. Explore the world famous Royal Albert Dock which is enjoying a resurgence in shops, bars and eateries. We recommend Rough Hand Made and Maray.
  32. Put your toes in the sand at Crosby Beach, the home of Sir Antony Gormley’s Another Place statues.
  33. Stroll around Sefton Park and visit the beautiful Palm House.
  34. Then take a walk along Lark Lane and visit the many bars, cafes and restaurants of this bohemian street. There’s some fantastic vintage shops along here too.
  35. Go on the Gin Journey to experience the best gins in the best Liverpool bars, with an expert gin host.
  36. Visit Liverpool’s food halls. The Baltic Market is a firm favourite and the Duke Street Food and Drink Market is an impressive million pound warehouse renovation which is definitely worth a visit. Check out our guide to Liverpool’s Food Halls.

    Duke Street Market Liverpool

    Duke Street Food & Drink Market

  37. Eat Gluten Free pizza and normal pizza at American Pizza Slice
  38. Check out the latest exhibitions & creativeness going on at FACT
  39. Don’t miss the latest exhibitions 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 the pretty Lifestyle Collective on Allerton Road
  43. Join the Liverpool Indie Choir 
  44. Visit the Royal Liver Building Interactive Attraction
  45. Visit Liverpool Central Library and check out the view from the rooftop
  46. Go wake boarding at the Albert Dock Marina
  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

    New Liver Building Clock Tower Audio Visual Experience Revealed

    Liver Building Tour Audio Visual Experience

  51. Eat amazing Mexican food at Lucha Libre
  52. Eat gorgeous macarons at Artisane
  53. Drink insanely good beers at Brew Dog
  54. Eat all the meat you can manage at Fazenda
  55. Visit the Virtual Reality gaming hub VR-Here for fun that kids and adults will both love
  56. Eat curry at KO
  57. Get your geek on at Forbidden Planet
  58. Sweat it out at Rise Cycle Studio for die hard spin class goers
  59. Experience Fine Dining at Pilgrim restaurant at the Duke Street Food and Drink Market
  60. Attend a graffiti workshop with Zap Graffiti
  61. Drink great coffee at Bold Street Coffee, Castle 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 or the brilliant Junkyard Golf Club

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    Ghetto Golf

  64. Drink beer at the Liverpool Craft Beer Expo
  65. Eat Scouse at Maggie Mays
  66. Watch a film in the comfort of the Everyman Cinema where food and drink are delivered to your comfy sofa seats.
  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. Fancy paddle boarding along the Liverpool Docks? Check out Liverpool SUP Company
  72. Visit Rice Lane City Farm
  73. Explore the Williamson Tunnels
  74. Visit the Bluecoat, book fairs, vinyl sales, art exhibitions and much more
  75. Visit the most Instagrammable spots in the city
  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
  87. Drink Liverpool Gin
  88. Get your ramen fix (and much more) at Smithdown Road’s Maggie Fu
  89. Jump around at Spring City Trampoline Park
  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
  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