Independent Places in Liverpool

Independent bars, restaurants and venues in Liverpool. To help support independent businesses in the city

  • The Vintage Store Opening This Month In Former Topshop Building 1

    The Vintage Store Opening This Month In Former Topshop Building

    A huge vintage store is opening in the site of the former Topshop store in Liverpool city centre. The Vintage Store has been taking over large empty units across the country, as they share their anti-fast fashion mission. The Liverpool store will become the company’s biggest ever vintage store, so there will be tons of amazing vintage Levi’s jeans, unique t-shirts, rare American sportswear, sports jerseys, caps and hats, footwear and much more. The Vintage…

  • The Retro Room Vintage Clothing Store Is Opening Its Doors On Lark Lane Later This Week 3

    The Retro Room Vintage Clothing Store Is Opening Its Doors On Lark Lane Later This Week

    This spring, Lark Lane is gaining a fabulous vibrant independent vintage clothing store, The Retro Room. Once open, they will offer a variety of beautiful sustainable jewellery and clothing from chunky knits to eclectic dresses and flamenco skirts. These vintage pieces will definitely be adding a pop of colour to shoppers wardrobes. The proud owner of The Retro Room, Kate, previously ran a different business but was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease which meant she had…

  • The 5 Best Plant Shops In Liverpool 3

    The 5 Best Plant Shops In Liverpool

    When looking for house plants, it is highly recommended that you buy from local nurseries, and luckily, Liverpool has plenty. Whether you want to buy a little cactus whilst you’re out shopping or need five new peace lilies dropped off at your doorstep, we’ve got you covered with the 5 best plant shops in Liverpool. Root Houseplants Root is a family-run business, which homes over 200 varieties of plants. Created by Lisa and her passion…

  • GOOD Market Liverpool Shines The Spotlight On Independent Businesses 1

    GOOD Market Liverpool Shines The Spotlight On Independent Businesses

    Ever since the first lockdown was enforced, we saw the boom of small businesses and how they adapted and flourished in the current landscape.  During the festive period GOOD Liverpool has been collaborating with organisations through a series of events to support the city’s trailblazing independent retailers. On Thursday 16, between 3pm and 8pm, GOOD Market teamed up with The Metquarter hosting over 40 stalls of independent retailers, filled with the perfect Christmas gifts ranging…

  • Phase One Set To Re-Open After Refurbishment 1

    Phase One Set To Re-Open After Refurbishment

    On the 9 December, Phase One officially re-opens its doors after an almost 8 week refurbishment. The complex at 40 Seel St will house its now familiar Record Store, the evolution of The Jacaranda’s record store on Slater St, birthplace of The Beatles, with a drinking space behind that focuses on a more mature drinking environment than you might find elsewhere on Seel St. However, this is not a venue to rest on those kinds…

  • dot-art Gallery Announces Festive Exhibition

    dot-art Gallery Announces Festive Exhibition

    Independent art gallery dot-art have announced their annual festive exhibition, The Liverpool Collection. This exhibition, running from 12 November 2021 – 20 January 2022, brings together portrayals and celebrations of Liverpool by 17 dot-art Member artists. Visitors will find original works and limited edition prints in an array of media from collage to watercolour to ceramics, with the common theme of portraying Liverpool in all its glory. This winter they look positively to the community…

  • ‘Good Market’ to bring some of the city’s latest independents all under one roof this May

    ‘Good Market’ to bring some of the city’s latest independents all under one roof this May

    Who doesn’t love a little shop on a Sunday to cleanse the soul and spend your pennies?  Look no further as we have found the perfect place to shop until you drop. So, you might ask yourself what’s better than a market?  A GOOD Market! That’s exactly what locals from around the city region will get from Good Liverpool’s first offline event being held at super-cool venue Chapters of Us. Located on Simpson Street, this…

  • 9x9 Records: The DIY Record Label From 81 Renshaw

    9×9 Records: The DIY Record Label From 81 Renshaw

    With the huge wave of rekindled love that record stores have had in the last few years, it’s only right that our city of music, Liverpool, has plenty to do with that resurgence. Far from the ‘High Fidelity‘ style snobbery that can often be associated with those who don’t collect vinyl, 9×9 Records have combined as a sister label to 81 Renshaw, boasting a 100-capacity venue and coffee shop in the record store room giving a wonderful space…

  • Good Liverpool: Delivering 'The Goods' During Lockdown 3

    Good Liverpool: Delivering ‘The Goods’ During Lockdown

    Good Liverpool is the food, drink and gifts delivery market place featuring loads of our favourite independent Liverpool businesses. It’s the next best thing to being able to eat at your favourite restaurant or enjoy a drink at your favourite bar. On their vast website you’ll find dine at home meal kits, beer, wine, spirits, cocktails, coffee, cakes, pastries and more. Plus, there’s loads of gift products and homeware items. It’s become a one stop…

  • Introducing new independent skincare brand toil + trouble 1

    Introducing new independent skincare brand toil + trouble

    Some of you might remember Steph Whalley, one of our resident Liverpool Noise food writers. Turns out Steph isn’t just a dab hand at serial snacking and drinking too many Amaretto Sours as she now also has a finger in the pie of sustainable skincare. Without further ado, allow us to introduce you to the coolest new skincare brand on the market, toil + trouble.  Brought to life with co-founders Abby Brennan and Radia Williams,…

  • Liverpool Independents Christmas Gift Guide 13

    Liverpool Independents Christmas Gift Guide

    Well 2020’s been a bit of a mad one hasn’t it! The pandemic has caused chaos for businesses and although we’ve always believed in the importance of shopping locally, this year it’s even more vital than before. So here’s our Liverpool Independents Christmas gift guide featuring a raft of local, independent businesses. Boozy Gifts Gin: We’re lucky to have some amazing local gin distillers in the city including Liverpool Gin, Everton Gin and Anfield Gin if…

  • Hope Street Restaurants and Bars Guide 2

    Hope Street Restaurants and Bars Guide

    Hope Street Restaurants and Bars Guide: The Best Places To Eat And Drink Around Hope Street, The Georgian Quarter and Hardman Street Hope Street is one of the city’s most vibrant areas. At one end of the street you’ll find the Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, the biggest cathedral in the UK and at the other end you’ll see the architectural delight of Paddy’s Wigwam, otherwise known as the Metropolitan Cathedral. In between these two amazing buildings…

  • Love Lane Brewery and Kitchen - Brilliant Beer, Amazing Gin and Superb Food 1

    Love Lane Brewery and Kitchen – Brilliant Beer, Amazing Gin and Superb Food

    Love Lane Brewery, now located in the heart of the Baltic Triangle with its beautiful 2-story refurbished building, is certainly a landmark you’ll want to keep a mental note of next time you’re out and about. With beer, gin and good food at the heart of its operations, it’s safe to say the team have brought together a much needed breath of fresh air into Liverpool’s brewing and distilling scene. Like any good story, Love Lane…

  • Here's How Liverpool's Continental Style Outdoor Spaces Could Boost Our Economy 2

    Here’s How Liverpool’s Continental Style Outdoor Spaces Could Boost Our Economy

    Liverpool’s continental style outdoor spaces are what the city needs to bounce back from the Coronavirus outbreak. Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson has announced plans for a £450k project for the city, with European style outdoor spaces. The plans should mean that Liverpool’s independent restaurants and bars would be able to re-open and trade safely as outdoor spaces are believed to be much better for preventing the spread of Covid-19. The project will create a…

  • Music Venue Trust Launch #SAVEOURVENUES Campaign

    Music Venue Trust Launch #SAVEOURVENUES Campaign

    The Music Venue Trust has announced #saveourvenues, a new national campaign to save hundreds of grassroots music venues at imminent risk of being closed down – permanently.  Without these independent venues the live music scene in the UK will die. Venues that are at risk in Liverpool include Heebie Jeebies, Phase One, The Caledonia and The Jacaranda. These grassroots venues play a crucial role in the development of British music, nurturing local talent, providing a…

  • Liverpool Coronavirus: How You Can Keep Supporting Local Businesses 1

    Liverpool Coronavirus: How You Can Keep Supporting Local Businesses

    Well, who would have though that this is how 2020 was going to pan out hey. People might be feeling pretty scared right now and it’s important that we all support each other as best we can. Liverpool Coronavirus confirmed cases are still pretty low but we also need to take the outbreak seriously and follow government guidelines. With more Liverpool bars, restuarants and shops having to make the difficult decision to close their doors…

  • The Jacaranda At 60: A Look At It's History And It's Exciting Future 3

    Record Store Day 2020 In Liverpool: New Date 20 June

    Record Store Day 2020 officially announced that there will be releases from Gorillaz, Eminem, The Cure, Biffy Clyro and Robyn. Plus, U2, Manic Sreet Preachers and David Bowie will release exclusive vinyls in aid of War Child. We’ll be looking at what releases you can expect for Record Store Day 2020 in Liverpool. RSD 2020 will return on Saturday 20 June, rather than 18 April, due to the Coronavirus outbreak, with hundreds of cassette and…

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    The 9 Most Instagrammable Food Spots In Liverpool

    Pics or it didn’t happen. Here’s our top 9 most Instagrammable Food Spots in Liverpool, where you can get those all important #foodgoal photos. Instagrammable Food Spots in Liverpool Almost Famous Almost Famous has been the champion of Instagrammable burgers and fries since 2013. Guaranteed to get mouths drooling! Almost Famous Crazy Pedro’s Dreaming up creative pizza creations Crazy Pedro’s colourful Mexican themed bar serves up amazing pizza’s available by the slice or whole. Crazy…

  • Eden Bar & Garden Becomes The Latest Addition To Growing Prescot Scene

    Eden Bar & Garden Becomes The Latest Addition To Growing Prescot Scene

    There’s another new addition to Prescot’s food and drink scene as Eden Bar & Garden opened its doors this weekend. The new bar on Eccleston Street is located in the old Prescot Heritage Hub building and has been refurbished into a modern mezzanine bar complete with its own secret garden. Serving fine wines, spirits, selected champagnes & cocktails plus beers & cider, the new bar will be run by Sanjay Daryanani. Sanjay said: “Eden Bar…

  • Found Footage Festival Comes To VideOdyssey

    Found Footage Festival Comes To VideOdyssey

    The Found Footage Festival, the acclaimed touring showcase of odd and hilarious found videos, is coming to the Liverpool’s VideOdyssey with a brand-new show, on 12 March. Hosts Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett, whose credits include The Onion and The Colbert Report, will celebrate the 15th anniversary of The Found Footage Festival in a nine date tour across England. The Found Footage Festival is a one-of-a-kind celebration of the videos that time forgot, dredged up…