As the summer months are gracing the city, there is no better feeling than finishing a hardworking day, then sitting in a great venue, drink in hand, and watching the world go by!
To top this off, we have put together a list of relaxing drinking gardens with an amazing view of our beautiful city. Explore our guide to relax, eat, drink, and watch the sunset.
Tempest on Tithebarn
12 Tithebarn Street, Liverpool L2 2DT
Offering the best view in town to bask in the glorious sunshine, Tempest on Tithebarn gives visitors a birds-eye view of Liverpool. The roof terrace holds up to 100 people, making it the perfect spot for socialising with friends with a cocktail in hand.
The roof terrace is served by the Tempest roof bar, so whether you choose to have an ice cold pint or a frozen margarita, kick back and party in the clouds.
Unit 25a, 17 Mann Island, Liverpool L3 1BP
Located at Mann Island and bringing stunning views of the Liverpool waterfront, independent bar and eatery Nova Scotia is the latest hotspot to be at.
So when next taking a stroll along the front in the summer sun, why not pull up a seat at Nova and treat yourself to an ice cold Aperol Spritz to cool off. Nova Scotia is also child and dog friendly so you can make a family day of it.
2nd Floor Mersey Terminal Building Pier Head, Liverpool, L3 1BY
Located overlooking the ever-lively Dock Waterfront, is the Pan Asian restaurant Matou. Situated on the second floor of Liverpool’s new Ferry Terminal, Matou boasts breath-taking views of the River Mersey and one of Liverpool’s most famous icons, the Liver Birds.
With an impressive outside terrace, you can indulge in some refreshing drinks and al-fresco dining while taking in the stunning views and soaking up some rays. Showing the city off in all its glory as Liverpool transforms from day to night, feel on top of the world when paying a visit to this chilled stylish venue.
The Pump House
The Colonnades Albert Dock, Liverpool, L3 4AN
Perfectly located on the Albert Dock is the relaxed friendly venue, The Pump House Inn. Pull up a seat at the large outdoor patio, with a cold refreshing pint while taking in the stunning sites of the docks.
The Pump House is a great place to stop off after strolling around the many sites of the Albert Dock, with good hearty food and Real Ale available, this venue is definitely a pit stop to chill in the sun once the summer arrives.
OH ME OH MY
25 Water Street, Liverpool, L2 0RG
Located on Water Street is the beautiful Goodness Gracious rooftop garden at OH ME OH MY. Pay a visit and take in the stunning views of the Liverpool Waterfront and the dominate but majestic Royal Liver Building, while sipping on a delicious cocktail.
This relaxed divine space is perfect to meet, eat and drink until your hearts content. The place offers a Parisian style atmosphere, to make you feel like you’re on a summer city European break away from them working week blues.
Riverside Drive, Liverpool, L3 4AZ
Situated at Otterspool Promenade, The Britannia Inn offers a relaxing chilled vibe while overlooking the River Mersey. A Perfect place to stop off for a nice cold beverage after a lovely summer stroll along the waterfront.
Fish and chips, nice pint while watching the sun set over the Mersey, sounds like a mid-summers dream to us!
50 Brunswick Street, Liverpool, L2 0PL
What better way to bask in the glorious sun while sipping on a refreshing cocktail than the gorgeous rooftop bar, Liberte. Open on the third floor of the Bentley building located on The Strand, the stunning views of the waterfront add to that Summertime bliss!
With an array of cocktails to try while taking in the breath-taking views of not only the Three Graces and the magnificent Royal Albert Dock, the venue offers a sublime panoramic sight of one glorious city. Not only serving an extensive list of cocktails, there is a wide range of beers, spirits and wines as well as Pan-Asian inspired dishes to feast on.
7 William Jessop Way, Liverpool, L3 1QZ
If its chic and sophisticated drinks with stunning views of the Docks you’re looking for, then the Malmaison Liverpool has got you covered.
Sultry, sleek and super-cool, sit yourself in the comfy chairs and choose from a great selection of wines, ice-cold beers and the finest cocktails the city has to offer. Also, with Champagne on the menu, treat yourself!
Bask in the sun and drink until it sets and take in fantastic views of some of Liverpool’s most iconic architecture, with the cool breeze of the docks taking you away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Marine Street Social
Unit 5, Kings Parade, Marine Point, New Brighton, CH45 2PB
Have fun in the sun while enjoy copious beverages and satisfying good old street food at Marine Street Social. Food markets and ale are always a good combination, throw a rooftop terrace in the mix as well and you’ve got one hell of a day food & drink session!
Offering views of the stunning city from the other side of the River Mersey, a visit to MSS feels like a break away from the norm and puts you almost in holiday mode for the day. With 6 different stalls to fill your belly and a shed load of beer on tap as well a great spirits menu, this venue at Marine Point caters for all your social needs.
If you chose to party until the evening, Marine Street Social also have a great entertainment value, with live music, bands and DJs till the sun sets.