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Best things to do in Merseyside

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

“7th biggest building in the world jaw-dropping cathedral is monumental tourism spot in the whole city”
50local recommendations
“Located to the south of the City Centre this park houses a stunning Victorian Palmhouse and is the best of Liverpool’s parks. No trip to Sefton Park would be complete without a walk along the uber cool Lark Lane with its fantastic range of bars and restaurants. A stalwart of the street is Keith’s Wine Bar. ”
20local recommendations
“Free entry into the iconic and impressive Cathedral with views and intricate architecture inside and out. Cafe, souvenir shop and Tower Experience available.”
19local recommendations
“A beautiful 1930s concert hall which is home to the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. With a wideranging schedule of performances from classical to contemporary music, comedy, dance and cinema. Its Music Room space provides the perfect setting for more intimate performances”
10local recommendations
“It is a spacious informal restaurant so good for kids. They do great roast dinners. ”
17local recommendations
Food Court
“We love it here! A range of micro-eateries (like the description!) where you can grab lots of different types of foods from great food stalls. These periodically change so there is always something new to try. Live music is played to keep you entertained while you munch. There is also a great bar there. If you are there in the autumn, do not miss the Oktoberfest celebration - almost as good as Munich!”
14local recommendations
“Italian place with a delicatessen attached. Very informal with nice Italian ambience. Also good for quick bites and coffees.”
14local recommendations
“One of Liverpool's original old ale house's that has an amazing atmosphere and regular live jazz music”
10local recommendations
“Secret, brilliant 'speakeasy' cocktail bar. No signs and blacked out windows so make sure you know the address before you head there. Genuinely cool with great cocktails. ”
10local recommendations
“Unity is a receiving house for professional and local theatre companies and provides a platform for small theatre companies. it boasts an excellent track record in encouraging new writing and supporting new companies.”
7local recommendations
“Lots of bars and cafes with gorgeous views of the cathedrals and a few parks too! The Georgian quarter is always worth a look!”
9local recommendations
Point of Interest
“Amazing crazy golf that even Liverpool FC players went to. Drinks onsite too.”
7local recommendations
“great little bar often with blistering live music - great cask beers as well ”
7local recommendations
Italian Restaurant
4local recommendations
“Prince's Park in Toxteth, Liverpool, England, is a 45 acres municipal park, 2 mi (3.2 km) south east of Liverpool city centre. In 2009, its status was upgraded to a Grade II Historic Park by English Heritage. The park was originally a private development (though open to the public) by Richard Vaughan Yates, the cost of which was expected to be met through the development of grand Georgian-style housing around the park.”
6local recommendations
Japanese Restaurant
“Japanese restaurant where you can watch your (delicious) dinner get cooked right in front of you.”
4local recommendations