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A Guide to a Night Out on Lark Lane Liverpool

Explore the best Lark Lane restaurants and cosy bars with our guide to Liverpool’s leafy hidden gem. Only moments from Sefton Park, you’ll find bohemian bars, quirky independents and local favourites waiting to be discovered.

Maintaining a real sense of community, Lark Lane Liverpool has something for everyone. So when you’re planning your next night out in Liverpool, why not take a browse at our recommendations for a night of wining and dining?

Lark Lane Restaurants and Bars

Keith’s Wine Bar Lark Lane

Charmingly rustic with an effortless charm, Keith’s Wine Bar is renowned as one of the best bars on Lark Lane. Whether it’s an chilled out jazz night or a busy Saturday, you’ll find yourself feeling right at home.

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This unique spot attracts a varied crowd and has a welcoming, bohemian feel. Plus, you can expect to meet some charismatic characters with a story or two to tell! For cheap and cheerful glass of wine or spot of tasty comfort food, Keith’s is the place to be.

Que Pasa Cantina Lark Lane

South American bar Que Pasa Catina is one you won’t want to miss while drinking on Lark Lane.

With a range of ales and a scenic beer garden, there are few better spots for enjoying a cold beer or stylish cocktail poured to perfection.

The Lodge Lark Lane

Atmospheric and warm with a sociable buzz, The Lodge is a favourite among Liverpool’s young professionals and their four legged friends. Renowned for serving up a hearty Sunday roast and hosting quirky pub quizzes, The Lodge has quickly become a go-to spot in Liverpool.

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The cosy beer garden is a must-visit for warm evenings with a cask ale or lager in hand. Plus, you can choose from a range of fine wine and cocktails for an unforgettable night out.

Diamonds & Rust

Diamonds & Rust cocktail bar is without a doubt one of the most cosy bars on Lark Lane. When you’re not busy patting resident pooch Nelson, you can look forward to indulging in a selection of drinks served in style. With ingredients sourced from across the globe, visitors can enjoy a taste of Italy and beyond.

Owned by locals with a love for the community, this unique spot draws inspiration from decades gone by. Soak up the sophisticated 40s vibe as you sit back, relax and enjoy the charms of vintage decor and live music. This is a must-visit spot for romantic date nights or special celebrations.

Love & Rockets

Offering a great view of Lark Lane, watch the people pass by from Love & Rockets’ urban beer garden. Situated in the centre of the lane, this is your go-to spot for doughy, Neapolitan-style pizza, tasty craft beer, a gin and tonic in a goblet or tequila that truly hits the spot.

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Lively, loud and atmospheric, this Lark Lane gem is a favourite for catching the match in action, a weekend drink in the sun or live music at the weekends from the best of local talent.

Monkey Grinder

Monkey Grinder is an ideal spot for starting off your night with light bites and tasty tapas plates. Complement your meal with a refreshing glass of gin, delicious cocktail or glass of wine for an idyllic night out on Lark Lane.

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With a relaxed yet warm feel, Monkey Grinder is a great place to stop off for food as you catch up with friends. So why not head down and see for yourself?

Maranto’s Restaurant

Owned and run by the Maranto family themselves, Maranto’s is a must for a mixture of quality food and refreshing wine. Housed in a Grade-II listed building, it’s easy to see how Maranto’s has managed to wine and dine Lark Lane locals and visitors for over three decades.

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With a fabulous balcony bar and bright restaurant space, the Italian-American spot offers a night out experience of its own, whether it’s a special occasion or a casual night with friends.

The Albert Pub

The Albert pub has truly stood the test of time. One of the best bars on Lark Lane and newly refurbished, it’s easy to see why. Back in the 1950s, the Albert was frequented by the Merchant Navy whilst home from sea, and it remains just as popular for lifting spirits today.

The Albert is warm and welcoming. Expect a buzz of conversation and characters from all walks of life to fill the side rooms, ideal for getting to know some Liverpool locals.

Rhubarb Lark Lane

Open until midnight, stop off at Rhubarb for a delicious selection of homely dishes and award-winning wines, global beer and real ale. With bohemian decor and a wide selection of comfy seating, Rhubarb achieves a casual yet stylish vibe, perfect for a catch up with friends.

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You can expect a welcoming feel and sociable buzz from early until late, so whether you stop off for a quick drink or make yourself comfortable, Rhubarb is definitely one for your list.

Nonno’s Pizza & Plates

Wash down heavenly Italian goodness with a refreshing drink at Nonno’s Pizza & Plates. Their drinks menu features something fulfilling for everyone. You’ll find a range of local beers including the Toxteth IPA, Love Lane and Penny Lane Pale. And if you’re a gin drinker, you’ll be in your element with everything from Liverpool Gin to Edinburgh Rhubarb & Ginger.

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Source: Facebook | Nonno’s, Lark Lane

Nonno’s is a sophisticated tribute to traditional Italian cuisine. The Lark Lane restaurant serves a range of delicious wood-fired pizzas, antipasti dishes and small to large plates. In the warmer months, enjoy wining and dining al fresco as you catch some rays from the patio. The spacious spot is illuminated by the twinkling strings of outdoor lights for a charming finish.

Elif Turkish BBQ Restaurant

If you’re after authentic Turkish cuisine, Elif has got it covered. The Turkish BBQ restaurant is a firm favourite for enjoying a bottle of wine and delicious dishes.

Elif’s sizzling menu ranges from cold and hot mezes to charcoal specials and hearty main courses. You’ll find yourself spoilt for choice as you treat yourself to something truly special.

Bistro Noir Lark Lane

Bistro Noir is your go-to spot for international dishes and a tasty drink or two. Ideal for an evening out, choose from jugs of Sangria, Pimms, or Tequila Sunset for a weekend treat.

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Between Wednesday and Saturday you can also indulge in 2 delicious courses for the set price of £12.95. With modern, rustic interior with a cosy and comfortable finish, you’ll find yourself right at home.

Belly Traditional Turkish Grill

Belly is another firm favourite for fans of Turkish cuisine. The traditional restaurant serves a wide range of BBQ foods and authentic Turkish dishes. Tuck in to everything from Mousakka and Steak to Halloumi Kebabs and more vegetarian favourites.

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This stylish spot has an intimate feel, perfect for catching up with friends over a bottle of wine or enjoying a romantic date night.

Cypriana Greek Taverna

Enjoy a taste of the Mediterranean at Cypriana Greek Taverna & Restaurant. This atmospheric spot is a small family-run restaurant offering authentic Greek cuisine and meze. Find yourself transported to the sunny Greek islands for a night as you choose from a diverse menu of dishes.

Starters include Tahini, Hummous and Taziki served with warm Turkish bread. Mains feature Vegetable Mousaka, Halloumi Skewers, Kalamari, Stuffed Peppers, Sea Bass and kebabs.

Chilli Banana Lark Lane

Chilli Banana is an authentic Thai restaurant. Chilli Banana’s electic dishes are created from family recipes passed down generations.

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The vibrant menu features flavoursome seafood, rice and noodles, warming soups, curry, stir fry dishes and more.

Hafla Hafla Lark Lane Liverpool

One of Baltic Market’s most successful traders, Hafla Hafla now has a permanent home on Lark Lane. And it’s well worth paying a visit while exploring the best of food and drink on the lane.

Hafla Hafla’s menu is based around Middle Eastern street food, ranging from tasty pittas filled with fresh ingredients to their famous Halloumi fries. We’re sure this Lark Lane newbie will go down a treat.

Polidor 68 Lark Lane Liverpool

Since opening in late 2018, Polidor 68 has been busy serving a wide range of food and drink. Whether you’re visiting for a bite to eat, swanky cocktail or the perfect glass of wine, this bistro, cocktail bar and wine bar has got you covered.

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A stylish addition to the lane, this hidden gem achieves the perfect Pinterest aesthetic, so those who love to document their wining and dining will have plenty to work with. Think Parisian cafe by day and candlelit jazz bar by night, and you’ve got Polidor 68.

We hope you’ve enjoyed our guide to the best restaurants on Lark Lane and most unmissable bars for a night out. We may see you there! 

If you’ll be staying in the heart of Liverpool city centre, don’t miss our guide to the best cocktails in Liverpool and cosy coffee shops around the city.

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