1. Birdie’s Bar and Barbeque
Birdie’s Bar and Barbeque is a fun destination for people looking to enjoy a finely crafted cocktail all while enjoying live performances and absolutely delicious street food. You can opt for loaded fries and burgers, or you can explore their taco offerings.
The drink selection here is quite expansive with plenty of craft beers and ciders available alongside wines. Several events are held throughout the week such as quiz nights and bottomless brunch, so check their calendar. You’ll find it all in the heart of the Baltic Triangle.
Location: 29-31 Parliament St, Liverpool L8 5RN, UK
Open: Daily from 11 am to 1 am
2. Baltic Market
Baltic Market is a popular street food market and the first of its kind in Liverpool with such a variety that the pickiest eaters are sure to find something. You’ll find unique dishes here like bubble waffles, halloumi fries and even a frozen gin slush.
Classic favourites are available here like gyros and wood-fired pizzas, so you may want to consider multiple visits just to try out as much as you can. Everyone is welcome here, so feel free to bring your nan, your little ones and your pup along. You’ll find it just south of the Baltic Triangle.
Location: 107 Stanhope St, Liverpool L8 5RE, UK
Open: Wednesday–Thursday from 5 pm to 10 pm, Friday from noon to 11 pm, Saturday from 11 am to 11 pm, Sunday from 11 am to 10 pm (closed Monday–Tuesday)
3. Goodness Gracious
Goodness Gracious is a popular rooftop bar in town that offers incredible views of the skyline, River Mersey and the Royal Liver building along with stunning drinks. The decor ensures that this rooftop bar also functions as a garden with plenty of vibrant greenery. You’ll also find relaxing music playing creating an oasis-like atmosphere.
Keep in mind that this rooftop bar isn’t open all year long even though the accompanying indoor cafe is. It’s only open from March to October, so plan your visit accordingly. You’ll find it in the West Africa House just northwest of the James Street Station.
Location: West Africa House, 25 Water St, Liverpool L2 0RG, UK
Open: Monday–Friday from 11 am to 4 pm (closed Saturday–Sunday)
Clockworks is a popular restaurant that specialises in what they describe as twisted British classics in a cocktail bar ambiance. The menu features classic British comfort food with a bit of an edge turning traditional favourites into something a bit more adventurous.
The cuisine here includes several sandwiches and small plates, the latter of which includes dishes like ham hock, Dirty Okra Fries and Stornoway Bon Bons. Among the large plates, you’ll find Nashville hot chicken, the legendary Works Burger and ribeye steak. You’ll find it all by the town centre southwest of Liverpool Central Station.
Location: 11 Wolstenholme Square, Liverpool L1 4JJ, UK
Open: Monday–Saturday from 9 am to 11 pm, Sunday from 10 am to 10 pm
Dockleaf is a prominent destination for locals and visitors alike to find delicious food alongside a wide selection of beers in Brewery Works on the southern edge of the Baltic Triangle. The beer list is quite expansive, and that’s just the beginning. You’ll also find a seasonally rotating wine list and cocktails.
The menu consists primarily of hearty meats and roasted veg. There’s plenty of scouse along with balti and burgers. Additionally, this restaurant is dog-friendly, so feel free to bring your well-behaved pups along. They get a free drink of water as well.
Location: CAINS BREWERY VILLAGE, Stanhope St, Liverpool L8 5XJ, UK
Open: Friday–Sunday from noon to 10 pm (closed Monday–Thursday)