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A Guide to Father’s Day in Liverpool 2019

This year, we’ve put together a guide to the ultimate Father’s Day in Liverpool, compiling the best events, offers and quirkiest activities for top quality bonding.

So whether your dad’s an avid golfer, knows how to knock back a whiskey or is simply in need of a well earned break, we’ve got you covered.

Events and Offers

The Shankly Experience Tour

When: Sunday 16th June 2019

Where: The Shankly Hotel

Start Father’s Day in Liverpool at the infamous Shankly Hotel and experience an unmissable tour. Hop on the Shankly Experience Tour and tailor your adventure around Liverpool.

Whether your dad’s fanatical about Liverpool, a big Beatles fan or a massive culture vulture, The Shankly Experience Tour covers everything from the fab four to Liverpool’s front three.

Make sure to book your tour online here, today, for the best available price.

Liverpool Craft Beer Expo

When: Sunday 27th-30th June 2019

Where: Constellations, Liverpool

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This June, bring your dad along for an afternoon of endless beer and an unbeatable atmosphere at Constellations.

Indulge in an amazing selection of beer, mouthwatering food and live music entertainment.

Liverpool Craft Beer Expo will feature over 300 beers on keg and cask with over 20 bars and 100 beer taps!

We’re sure he’ll thank you, when he’s recovered that is.

New Act Night

When: Sunday 16th June 2019

Where: Hot Water Comedy Club

 

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Hot Water Comedy Club is the place to be this Father’s Day. Spend the evening with a whole host of new and upcoming comedians as you share a laugh alongside your dad.

You can expect a diverse range of performers trying out new material in front of an audience which is guaranteed to be an awkward, yet hysterical event.

Head down to Seel Street or Hardman Street this Father’s Day and watch some of Liverpool’s newest comedic minds at work.

A Roast Dinner and a Free Pint at The Bastion

When: Sunday 16th June 2019

Where: The Bastion Bar and Restaurant

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This Father’s Day in Liverpool, The Bastion Bar and Restaurant in The Shankly Hotel is serving up a traditional roast dinner accompanied by a free pint for you and your dad to enjoy.

Diners can tuck into a delicious spatchcock chicken, served with crispy roast potatoes, parsnips, steamed broccoli and, of course, Yorkshire puddings. Plus, vegetarian and vegan dads can get stuck into a slow roasted squash served with chestnut and pistachios.

The Bastion Bar and Restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy Father’s Day in Liverpool.

Summer Golf Days

When: Weekdays

Where: Formby Hall Golf Resort

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Why not give Father’s Day your best swing this year with a visit to the picturesque Formby Hall?

This unmissable offer includes tea or coffee on arrival, served with either a bacon roll or tasty soup and a sandwich to finish off your round of golf.

The offer also includes a fantastic 18 holes on the Championship Course between Monday to Friday.

Africa Oyé Festival

When: 22nd – 23rd June 2019

Where: Sefton Park, Liverpool

 

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If your dad loves a festival just as much as you do, then he won’t want to miss out on Africa Oyé Festival this Father’s Day in Liverpool.

Each year, this hugely popular festival fills Sefton Park with a vivid and vibrant celebration of African music and culture.

This year, the festival is an extra special one, as it’s celebrating an impressive 27 years of entertaining Liverpool.

Alternative Activities

Relax at Morgan’s Spa

Where: 30 James Street – Home of the Titanic

Morgan’s Spa at 30 James Street, offers an amazing range of male treatments and packages which are perfect for a Father’s Day indulgence. Plus, they’re great for helping dad to relax and showing him you appreciate how hard he works.

Choose from deep tissue massages, a range of invigorating facials or an all over body scrub, all designed to make the most important man in your life feel brand new and refreshed.

Book here or contact their team on 0151 236 0166 to make arrangements to completely relax and renew your dad this Father’s Day in Liverpool.

Up The Adrenaline With Go-Karting

Where: TeamSport, Sefton Street

 

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If you can’t quite stretch to the Lamborghini your dad deserves, treat him to a session on a go-karting playground at TeamSport Go Karting near Brunswick Dock.

Speed around hairpin bends and get some major speed on the straights and give your dad a true thrill this Father’s Day in Liverpool.

The track boasts a multi-level experience and will be sure to provide your dad and the whole family with a great experience.

Treat Him to a Father’s Day Trim

Where: Dale Street Barber Shop

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The Barber Shop has been a premier provider of close shaves and sharp trims for over ten years and offers a premium experience for the modern man.

With a range of services from the classic cut throat shave and luxurious finishes, your dad can have a taste of manly pampering that will leave him feeling, and looking, great.

All the cuts even come with a professional finish and complimentary refreshments! Service prices range from £10 for a ‘Retired Gentleman’s Cut’ and Finish’ to £25 for their signature cut throat shave.

Scare Him Silly with Shiverpool

Where: Start at The Queen Victoria Monument

 

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Shiverpool has been the leading ghost walk tour in Liverpool for years, and it’s not just for Halloween! The walks run throughout the year and are perfect if your dad loves a scare.

The team provide an amazing experience, with the guides in fancy dress and fascinating stories from Liverpool’s most haunted sites. The daytime hidden histories tour takes you to explore the original seven streets of Liverpool and visit an underground former morgue.

After an hour and a half of spooky stories and ghostly buildings, your dad may need a stiff drink. Luckily, we’ve rounded up the best beer gardens for you to visit in the city.

Family Fishing Fun

Where: Calderstones Park

If your dad is a fan of relaxing with his fishing rod and is looking for the best place to hook a big one, grab the tacklebox and spend some quality time down at Calderstones Park. It’s a popular place, so make sure you get there early for the catch of the day.

The beautiful lake is home to an assortment of fish, including carp, pike, bream and perch. The calm setting and hours of time that come with fishing are great for bonding, and even if neither of you has never fished before – it’ll be an experience to learn together!

You’ll need to obtain a permit from the council but this can be done online and is free!

Play Rambo at Indoor Paintballing

Where: Ultimate Indoor Paintballing

 

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The ultimate adventurous activity to enjoy with your dad, challenge him to a battle at the only indoor paintballing arena in Merseyside – great for when the weather doesn’t quite shape up.

The adrenaline fuelled thrill is best enjoyed in big groups, but you are able to book in smaller numbers, you’ll just have to share the ground with other small groups.

Paintballing is perfect if your dad reckons himself as the Rambo type and watch as he becomes a kid again, jumping over hay bales and hiding behind stacks of tyres.

Big Eats

Red’s True Barbecue: The Almighty

Where: Hanover Street

 

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Red’s True Barbecue on Hanover Street don’t do things by halves, and their limited edition Father’s Day burger is no exception. The £39.95 burger has three rib eye steaks, cured bacon, bourbon jam, blue cheese, cheddar cheese, fried onions and the restaurant’s signature ‘dirty sauce’.

The mammoth burger is only available when booking and there’s only 25 on offer, so you’ll have to be quick!

Mulholland’s Ultimate Sharing Platter

Where: Arthouse Hotel

 

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Do you and your dad believe you have what it takes to tackle Mulholland’s ultimate sharing platter.

You and your dad can tuck into 8 chicken wings, 8 chicken strips, 6 onion rings, 4 charred corn, American slaw and a huge bowl of chip and dip. Mulholland’s ultimate sharing platter supposedly serves 4 – but rules are there to be broken.

So, head down to Mulholland this June for a Father’s Day feast to remember.

To reserve a table at Mulholland, book here or contact their team on 0151 305 7900.

Pattersons: Quadruple Bypass Burger

Where: Gradwell Street

 

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Pattersons may be more known for its incredible fried chicken, but their Quadruple Bypass burger challenge is unmissable – so much so, that it featured on our countdown of the best Burgers in Liverpool. If your dad reckons he’s the king of eating, let him face two beef patties, hashbrowns, bacon, goats cheese, cheddar cheese, onion rings, four pieces of fried chicken and mixed fries.

Phew! Sound like a lot? To get the prize of a free meal and a picture on the wall of fame, he’ll have to finish it in just 20 minutes!

Red Dog Saloon: The Big Bad & Heavy

Where: Bold Street

 

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Red Dog Saloon is one of the newest additions to Bold Street but the American barbecue chain is certainly making a name for itself with its ‘Devastator Challenge’. However, to celebrate Father’s Day, they’re launching a special burger for all the dads with a serious appetite.

Tantalising Tipples

Go Rum Mad at Smuggler’s Cove

Where: Albert Dock

 

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The bar with the second largest selection of rums in the UK, Smugglers Cove is the only place to visit if you’re dad reckons himself as a bit of a pirate.

The Albert Dock bar is also offering rum tasting masterclasses, with eight rums from across the Caribbean and South America available to taste and discuss.

Mackenzie’s Whiskey Bar

Where: Hardman Street

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Source: Mackenzies Whiskey Bar

Without a doubt, Mackenzies is the best whiskey specialist in Liverpool. With whiskey being a traditional talisman of manliness and masculinity, Mackenzies is the perfect place to visit for a Father’s Day tipple.

Take your dad on a journey across the world with the huge selection of Whiskey on offer at Mackenzies, from Japan to the Scottish Highlands, there’s no end of choice for the whiskey-loving dad.

Get Into the Party Spirit With Beer Pong

Where: Roxy Ball Room, College Lane

 

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When you’ve tired of adventurous activities and exhausted the exciting, head to Roxy Ball Room on College Lane and introduce dad to the art of beer pong.

He may be an ale aficionado with a buzz for beer, but there’s nothing quite like a good game of beer pong to start the Father’s Day party.

Renting a beer pong table is free and is on a first come, first served basis. All you have to do is buy four cans of beer from the bar to get those iconic red cups. Set up your table and let the mayhem commence!

Take a Journey Through Ale History

Where: The Clubhouse, Liverpool One

 

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For the beer-loving dads of Liverpool, a very special selection of ale tasting masterclasses are available at The Clubhouse on Chavasse Park.

Invite the whole family along (as long as everyone’s over 18!) to learn about the history of beer and improve your hop knowledge.

Choose from three different 90-minute sessions including a sample of the best of British beers, the best beer from Europe and the ales of ancient history.

The Dead Crafty Beer Company

Where: Dale Street

 

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These guys know their beer. So much so that, back in 2018, they were voted Liverpool’s favourite bar at the Liverpool food and drink awards.

The Dead Crafty Beer Company is the ideal place for you and your old man to share a pint together in the coolest of surroundings.

From pilsners to pale ales, The Dead Crafty Beer Company are sure to have a beer or two for you and your dad to enjoy this Father’s Day in Liverpool.

We hope you enjoyed our guide to Father’s Day in Liverpool. And, if you can’t think of what to buy your dad this June, then check out some of these Liverpool themed gifts.  

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