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21 Best Beer Gardens in Liverpool

The sun is shining and the sky is blue. So, it’s time to get yourself to one of these amazing beer gardens in Liverpool.

From cosy local favourites and hidden gems to scenic rooftop bars, there’s a beer garden for everyone in Liverpool.

So, grab the sun cream, put on your best shades and get ready to catch some rays…

Beer Gardens Liverpool

Kazimier Garden

The Kazimier Garden

The enchanting Kazimier Garden is still alive and kicking, so there’s no better way to celebrate the sun than with a trip to this amazing venue. Enjoy live music, summer barbecues, wood fires and special events at this enchanting hidden gem.

And you also won’t have to worry about the venue being overcrowded. Kazimier Garden offers a strict one-in-one-out policy, keeping a chilled atmosphere at all times.

Free State Kitchen


Hidden behind Hope Street is Free State Kitchen. Get ready to tuck in to one of the best burgers in the city. Plus,enjoy a beer or a cocktail in their secret garden.

Located on Maryland Street, enjoy a variety of food classics. From, deli sandwiches and buffalo wings, indulge with a tasty craft beer in hand.

Carpathia Champagne Bar & Restaurant


How does a day on a rooftop bar, enjoying fantastic food, chilled champagne and colourful cocktails sound? Pretty amazing, we bet. A sophisticated alternative to the traditional beer garden, Carapthia is one of a kind.

Home to waterfront views and a historic setting, soak up the sun at Carpathia Champagne Bar & Restaurant. The rooftop terrace is located within luxury 30 James Street Hotel.

The bar have also announced that they will soon boast a brand-new outdoor terrace, showcasing spectacular views of the Liver Building and beyond. This extension will see the already fabulous restaurant expand and allow an additional 50 people to enjoy magnificent views of Liverpool’s waterfront.

Featuring stunning floor to ceiling windows, luxurious seating, fairy lights and an unrivalled atmosphere, Carpathia is the most exclusive and breathtaking rooftop bar in the city.

Red Door

Red Door

Red Door’s rooftop terrace is filled with twinkling fairy lights, colourful flowers and an outdoor bar – so you don’t have to miss out on a moment of the sun to order a round of beers or cocktails.

You can also chill out on the soft lounge seating area, and you can even head to one of the many barbecues during the warmer months.

The fun doesn’t have to stop once the sun goes in, either, because Red Door doesn’t close until 4am from Friday to Sunday – and you can even stay until 2am in the week.



There’s nothing quite like the Liverpool Waterfront on a sunny day – which is why Matou is bound to be a top pick when you want to visit a beer garden down by the Pier Head.

Sip on outstandingly large strawberry margaritas or an ice cold beer, trying the delicious Pan Asian cuisine as you enjoy views of the Liver Building and Albert Dock.

The Peacock

peacock liverpool

One of the most atmospheric beer gardens in Liverpool, watch the world go by as you sit outside at The Peacock. Enjoy the buzz of Seel Street with a well-deserved pint and a stone baked pizza.

You will also never have a reason to leave your seat, because they’ll bring out the outdoor heaters once day turns into night.

The Grapes

Grapes Beer Gardens

For a friendly atmosphere in the sun, grab your sunglasses and SPF and head to The Grapes on Roscoe Street.

You can guarantee a great atmosphere at this historic pub. Pick from 9 ales, 15 speciality gins and 35 rums as you discover the hidden beer garden.

Goodness Gracious at Oh Me Oh My

Goodness Gracious

Goodness Gracious is a secret rooftop garden located on the top of Oh Me Oh My. You will have a VIP view of the Liver Building, as you can sit back and breathe in the beauty of this historic landmark on the rooftop terrace.

View the Liverpool Waterfront, watching the iconic Mersey Ferries travelling along the water. Utter bliss.

The Monro


Offering beautiful hanging baskets and floral blossoms, you will want to spend a relaxed summer day in The Monro, which is located on Duke Street.

Enjoy a romantic date night or enjoy a catch up in this cosy beer garden. Instead of just turning up and hoping for the best, you can reserve your own table to guarantee a seat.



There are so many beer gardens for you to choose from, but Constellations has to be up there with some of the best.

Not only is it a great place to relax with a beer, Constellations regularly offers brilliant food and drink events, gigs and arts markets.

You will definitely be impressed by the venue’s incredible carpentry, but what’s more amazing is that it can accommodate more than 2,000 guests.

Buyers Club

beer gardens liverpool

One of the best beer gardens in Liverpool, Buyers Club is a hidden gem off Hanover Street. Hosting everything from summer BBQs to DJ events, the Buyers Club garden is the place to be.

Enjoy a drink in style surrounded by the twinkling lights for plenty of atmosphere.

Thomas Rigby’s/Lady of Mann

Lady of Mann

Thomas Rigby’s is one of the oldest pubs in Liverpool – and certainly one of the best. So, if you’re looking for plenty of hearty food, cask ales and 40 world beers in the sunshine, take yourself along to their beer garden, which is shared with The Lady of Mann next door.

You’ll feel a world away from the bustling city centre.

The Club House

The Club House

The Club House has quickly become one of the most popular destinations to head to on a sunny day in Liverpool.

Offering outdoor seating and a first floor terrace, you can take your pick from the many seats at one of the city’s newest restaurants. The smells from the outdoor kitchen will draw you in alone, but you’ll most definitely stay for the cocktails in the sun.

Botanical Garden

Botanical Garden

One of the new kids on the block, the Botanical Garden specialises in all things gin.

Only open in the summer months, you can find this quirky hideout on New Bird Street in the Baltic Triangle.

With its chilled out atmosphere, the garden captures the sun for most of the day and is a place you do not visit just once. Enjoy lots of gin cocktails, fantastic music and tasty Mexican food, what more could you want!

Alma de Cuba

Alma de Cuba

Voted Liverpool’s favourite bar, what you may not know is Alma de Cuba has a hidden beer garden that is the perfect little sun trap.

Sip on your perfectly mixed Pornstar Martini as you soak up the rays and enjoy the amazing atmosphere.

But you’ll have to get in there quick, as the tables fill up as soon as the temperature increases.

Pen Factory

Pen Factory

Tucked away below the hustle and bustle of the bohemian Hope Street, the Pen Factory has quickly become a favourite spot for sun seekers. Offering diners and drinkers an eclectic menu featuring seasonal small plates and a huge range of cask ales, it’s the ideal destination for a relaxed dining experience.

A quiet oasis away from the city, the Pen Factory beer garden is a beautiful place to catch up with friends.

Eden Terrace at The Shankly

Arguably the most scenic of beer gardens in Liverpool, you’ll find this hidden gem above the luxury Shankly Hotel. The spacious rooftop terrace showcases panoramic views across Liverpool skyline.

Wine and dine in style or enjoy a casual drink in the most fantastic surroundings. Eden is known to play host to live gigs as well as rooftop cinema nights. Not forgetting, it’s well worth checking out the exclusive Bill Shankly memorabilia located within the hotel’s ground floor bar and restaurant.

The Pump House


Lovingly referred to as one of the best beer gardens in Liverpool, the Pump House is a traditional, waterside pub that looks out over the stunning River Mersey.

Situated on the beautiful Albert Dock, this beer garden is the ideal sun trap to enjoy some yummy pub grub with a cold pint of cider.

An unmissable Grade II listed landmark, the Pump House is an idyllic setting to enjoy the summer sun.



An amazing Scandinavian themed bar and restaurant, HUS is a firm favourite inside and out.

Their breathtaking rooftop terrace may be a little hard to find, but once you’re up there, you definitely won’t want to leave.

Offering drinkers an outstanding skyline view, yummy cocktails, beers, wines, barbecues and unencumbered sunshine throughout the day, HUS is one of the best beer gardens in Liverpool.

The Merchant

The Merchant Liverpool

The Merchant is without a doubt one of the best beer gardens in Liverpool. This stylish spot is a local favourite for drinkers, come rain or shine.

With perfectly placed shaded areas, large benches and comfy sofa alcoves, enjoy a large gin goblet and a slice of pizza.

Decorated with plants, artwork and homely features, The Merchant’s beer garden is a must-visit.

Ye Cracke

Ye Cracke

Last but certainly not least in our list of the best beer gardens in Liverpool is the glorious Ye Cracke. Located on Rice Street, Ye Cracke is a traditional pub with a cosy beer garden right in the heart of Liverpool city centre.

This is one of the oldest pubs in the city. Steeped in history, Ye Cracke is the perfect spot for a summer night.

We hope you enjoyed our guide to the best beer gardens in Liverpool. If you’re looking for more ways to have fun in the sun, check out 18 ways to enjoy the sun in Liverpool.


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About Katie Davies

Katie is a journalism and English graduate who loves to write about anything from music, film, literature and events, to the best places in Liverpool to grab a bite to eat or a cocktail.

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