Belter bars and restaurants that won’t break the bank!

Its understandable some might want to cut back on spending with Christmas around the corner, but that shouldn’t mean not enjoying Merseyside's night life and having a good time!

Luckily for you we have put together some fabulous, modern bars and restaurants that won’t break the bank, or your heart when you check your online banking the next morning. 2 for 1 cocktails, numerous happy hours, and food under £10 are some of the offerings included in this list.

You can travel to each destination with return tickets ranging from £2.50, and each bar/restaurant is just a short walk from one of our stations, so saving you even more time and money.

Check out these locations then plan your journey using our journey planner here.


Point Blank Shooting

If you fancy something a bit different but still affordable, Point Blank Shooting is perfect for you.

Grab a big group of friends - the more of you the cheaper it will be, as maximum group of 10 is just £6.50 each for 1 hour of shooting. Also grab a bite to eat with food such as pizza, hot dogs and wings for no more than £6.50 each. Cocktails and drinks are a bit pricer, just to let you know, so you're not taking a shot in the dark.

Address: 25 Castle St, Liverpool L2 4TA

Nearest station: James Street for Wirral Lines (3 minute walk), Moorfields for Northern Lines (4 minute walk)


Slug and Lettuce

The fabulous, insta-pic-worthy cocktail bar is definitely one to go to. With a variety of food, drinks and events including cocktail making classes, bottomless brunch and afternoon tea, you can’t go wrong.

Not to mention, cocktails 2 for 1 all day! Could you ask for more?

Click here for more information.

Address: The Watson Prickard Bldg, 16 N John St, Liverpool L2 4SH

Nearest Station: Moorfields (5 minute walk)



If you love Indian food, this is definitely one for you. If you don’t love Indian food, prepare to be converted.

The dishes, which are “innovative” and full of “fresh exciting flavours” according to students and young professionals, are sharing portions which means you can get several, but split the price so it turns out cheaper.

Book your train tickets and find out more here.

Address: 3 Water St, Liverpool L2 0RD

Nearest Station: Moorfields (3 minute walk)



Do you love sports, American-style food, and amazing money-saving deals everyday of the week? Then get the train to Champs Sports Bar and Grill and you certainly won't be disappointed. 

Get the best seat in the house to watch your favourite sports games, with the best food and best prices.

Take a look at their menu and more via the link here.

Address: 668 Liverpool Rd, Ainsdale, Southport PR8 3NA

Nearest Station: Ainsdale (6 minute walk)


Dough Bar

This chilled bar and restaurant offers good prices and good vibes, and couldn’t be closer to Lime Street Station.

With everything on the food menu, including the dough-licious pizzas, being under £10, you can have a full belly without having an empty wallet.

See for yourself and visit their website here.

Address: Grand Central, Hilbre St, Liverpool L3 5GA

Nearest Station: Liverpool Lime Street Low Level (1 minute walk)


Down the Hatch

Calling all vegan, vegetarian and junk food lovers, Down the Hatch was made for you!

Small plates, burgers, loaded fries and hot bowls, there is something for everyone here.

Not to mention the unreal cocktails, which are 2 for £14 all day everyday!

Click here to find out more.

Address: 62 Duke St, Liverpool L1 5AA

Nearest Station: Liverpool Central (7 minute walk)


Seven Bro7hers

Fancy a new bar full of fresh craft beers and innovative flavours?

The popular, family-owned, Seven Bro7hers Beerhouse has recently opened in Liverpool after being incredibly successful in Manchester.

See what the hype is about by grabbing a beer and eating something from their delicious Beerhouse food menu, all of which are reasonably priced.

For more information, click here.

Address: Unit 1 Block D, Wolstenholme Square, Parr St, Liverpool L1 4JJ

Nearest Station: Liverpool Central (5 minute walk)


Town Crier

At the Town Crier, you can have a chill night with friends and family whilst being on a budget as its delicious, varied meals come with a selected soft drink and there is 2 for 1 of the same cocktail at certain times.

Why not give it a try? It's only a minute from Chester station.

Address: City Rd, Chester CH1 3AE

Nearest station: Chester (1 minute walk)


Crazy Pedros

Grab a pizza and cocktail, and party at Pedros! This vibrant bar is the answer to all those wanting a crazy new bar to try.

Whether you love a classic or creative cocktail, you will be more than satisfied after visiting Crazy Pedros.

Address: 25 Parr St, Liverpool L1 4JN

Nearest Station: Liverpool Central (5 minute walk)


Revolution De Cuba

You will be very happy about this… happy hour here lasts Sunday to Friday between 3pm and 7pm! That means 2 for 1 cocktails, £3.50 pints of Mahou lager and more!

If that’s not enough to convince you, the Latin party music and vibes will!

Address: 22, Edward Pavilion, L3 4AF

Nearest Station: James Street for Wirral Lines (7 minute walk), Liverpool Central for Northern Lines (12 minute walk)


Salt Dog Slims

£5 cocktails? £2 hot dogs? 2 for £5 Hooch / Heineken / Jagermeister? Need I say more?

Salt Dog Slim’s happy hour(s) will keep your wallet happy with these amazing deals on Monday – Friday 5pm until 8pm and Sunday 3pm until 8pm.

Salt Dog Slim’s offers world beers, bespoke cocktails and American style chilli dogs, as well as quiz nights every Monday, cocktail masterclasses and good times!

Find out more here.

Address: 79 Seel Street Liverpool, L1 4BB

Nearest Station: Liverpool Central (7 minute walk)



Say yes to Sesays when planning your next night out. There are numerous offerings; 2 for 1 on selected cocktails everyday between 6pm and 9pm, Menabrea 2 for £6 Fridays between 5 and 8pm and Prosecco 2 for £5 Fridays between 5 and 8pm. There are also several food deals such as lunch from £5.95 and Sunday Lunch starting from £9.95. Result!

Visit their website via the link here.

Address: 22 Bridge Road, Crosby, L23 6SG

Nearest Station: Blundellsands & Crosby (6 minute walk)


Travel Safe

Passenger safety is our responsibility every day. That’s why we’d like to remind you that you cannot consume alcohol on our trains or at our stations.

If you’re under the influence of alcohol and unfit to travel, we’ll have to refuse you access to the Merseyrail network.

The TravelSafe policy is fully supported and enforced by the British Transport Police. The No Alcohol policy is enforceable under Byelaw 4 of the Merseyrail Byelaw.