Rooftop bars Liverpool

Complete guide to the 8 best rooftop bars in Liverpool [2020 update]

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Made by the world's leading experts on rooftop bars

Last updated: June 15th, 2020

This guide will help you find the best rooftop bars Liverpool, packed with all info you need about each venue: opening hours, dress code, spectacular photos, maps and so on, for every Liverpool rooftop bar worth a visit. A city famous mostly for its music and football, but also for a great bar- and nightlife scene. Enjoy this, plus fantastic views over River Mersey and all the historical buildings from a Liverpool rooftop bar. Relaxing garden terraces and stylish rooftop restaurants, there is something for everyone here. So, which is the best rooftop bar Liverpool? Just scroll down and find the Liverpool rooftop bar best suited for you.

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Area:Waterfront
Goodness Gracious Roof Garden in Liverpool
1

Goodness Gracious Roof Garden

$$$ 25 Water St
  • Highlights
  • 8th floor
  • Amazing views
  • Sun trap
  • Relaxing atmosphere

Open from March to October, this open-air terrace offers some of the best views Liverpool has to offer. The place to be on a sunny day, here you find a wooden decked terrace with lots of greenery and colorful details. A true rooftop oasis in the heart of the city. Enjoy chill out music and refreshing cocktails, and be in time when the ewather is fine as the rooftop does not take reservations.

Area:Waterfront
Carpathia Rooftop bar in Liverpool
2

Carpathia Rooftop

$$$ 30 James St
  • Highlights
  • 8th floor
  • Titanic inspiration
  • Amazing views
  • Mixology cocktails

Carpathia is a stylish and unique champagne rooftop bar and restaurant, set on top of the Titanic-themed hotel 30 James Street. The rooftop bar and restaurant also take inspiration from the famous ship, and apart from sweeping panoramic views over the city, you can also enjoy a taste of Titanic first-class dining and an impressive selection of mixology cocktails. The open-air rooftop is seasonal, while the restaurant and glass terrace is open year round.

Area:Bootle
14 Bar & Grill rooftop bar in Liverpool
3

14 Bar & Grill

$$$ Trinity Rd
  • Highlights
  • 14th floor
  • Panoramic views
  • Restaurant & lounge
  • Year round

New for 2019, this sophisticated Liverpool rooftop bar and restaurant is located in Bootle, a bit north of the central city. Offering seating both on the outside terrace and inside a cosy and stylish rooftop hut with panoramic windows, here you can enjoy amazing panoramic views over pretty much all of Liverpool. Open 7 days a week and year round, the rooftop menu includes both filling homemade dishes and light bites, along with delicious cocktails and drinks.

Area:City Center
Garden of Eden at The Shankly Hotel rooftop bar in Liverpool
4

Garden of Eden at The Shankly Hotel

$$$ 60 Victoria St
  • Highlights
  • 8th floor
  • 360-views
  • Open on sunny days
  • Wedding & events venue

The top floor of The Shankly Hotel offers a spacious rooftop beer garden that is a 'dream come true' on any sunny day. Branded as "Liverpool's premier rooftop wedding & events venue", but when the terrace is not reserved, it is also open to the public. Indulge in amazing 360-degree views over the Liverpool skyline, refreshing drinks and events like summer session live gigs and rooftop cinema nights.

Area:Ropewalks
Crazy Pedro's Liverpool rooftop bar in Liverpool
5

Crazy Pedro's Liverpool

$$ 25 Parr St
  • Highlights
  • 2nd floor
  • Party vibes
  • Pizza
  • Frozen Margarita's

Mostly famous as a place serving great pizza, lively vibes and beer pong, Crazy Pedro's also holds one of the top rooftop bars Liverpool. Not the the highest or most stylish rooftop terrace around, but a welcoming, open-air spot in perfect in position to get the very last of the evening sun. Very laid back and casual, this is a place for tasty pizza, frozen cocktails and a fun and vibrant atmosphere late into the night.

Area:Waterfront
Matou Pan Asian Restaurant and rooftop bar in Liverpool
6

Matou Pan Asian Restaurant

$$$$ Mersey Ferry Terminal
  • Highlights
  • 2nd floor
  • Pan-Asian food
  • Amazing views
  • Spacious terrace

This modern pan Asian restaurant, cocktail bar and lounge comes with both a stylish indoor dining area with panormic windows, and a spacious rooftop terrace, offering amazing views over River Mersey, Liverpool Waterfront and the Pier Head. Visit for a fine dining mix of dishes from the Far East, or head to the rooftop bar and enjoy a great selection of Gin, well-made cocktails and a long list of wine and champagne. All served in a sophisticated yet vibrant in atmosphere.

Area:Ropewalks
Roxy Ballroom (Hanover Street) rooftop bar in Liverpool
7

Roxy Ballroom (Hanover Street)

$$$ 26 College Ln
  • Highlights
  • 3rd floor
  • 'Booze & Ball Games'
  • Signature cocktails
  • Fun & vibrant

With the slogan 'Booze & Ball Games', Roxy Ballroom is most famous for indoor fun of ping pong, pool, beer pong and shuffleboard. But the branch on Hanover Street in Liverpool also offers a great rooftop terrace. While quite simple in decor, it is a fantastic spot to enjoy some sun and try one of the unique Roxy signature cocktails. Mix it up with some ball games, and you are in for a fun and lively day or night out.

Area:Ropewalks
The Attic rooftop bar in Liverpool
8

The Attic

$$ 33-45 Parr St
  • Highlights
  • 2nd floor
  • Live music & DJs
  • Weekend hot-spot
  • Great cocktails

Located on top of the famous Parr St Studios, The Attic is a weekend hot-spot, offering live music, DJs, cocktails and party food. And best of all, a rooftop terrace. While the indoor bar and club is open weekends year round, the charming and rustic rooftop terrace is seasonal. During the warmer months you can enjoy 'Summer Sessions' of disco, funk and house, all served with cocktails made to perfection in a friendly and vibrant atmosphere.

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Rooftop bar Liverpool

Rooftop-grade: 7/10
Prime season: May-Sept
Residents: 500 000
Climate: maritime

Known as the World Capital City of Pop and home to two famous football clubs, Liverpool is also known for its thriving bar- and nightlife scene. And you can enjoy all of this, music, football and atmosphere, at the Liverpool rooftop bars. Apart from serving great views over River Mersey and the historical buildings in the city, the rooftops often also hold live events. And many stay open late into the night.

Given the typical British climate, the Liverpool rooftop bars cannot offer outdoor seating year round, so rooftop visits are best during the summer months. Some rooftop bars do however offer indoor seating and can stay open no matter the weather.

About Liverpool

Located in the north-west part of England, north of the Mersey River, Liverpool is the ninth-largest English district by population. Rich in history and culture, Liverpool is home to some of the world's most famous, where The Beatles and Titanic might top the list. It is also the homwtown to two of the world's most classic football teams: Liverpool FC and Everton.