“Liverpool is full of the kind of people who go out on Monday and couldn’t care less about Tuesday morning” – George Harrison
Liverpool is known for many things; its eccentric characters, unrivalled wit and of course, the nightlife. We sure as hell know how to throw and have a party and the following is an ode to the revellers of the night. Here are 37 reasons you know you’re on a night out in Liverpool.
Remember, always drink responsibly with irresponsible people.
Your best mate isn’t the person you went to town with, it is the person you met in Heebies’ patio
Your pocket is full of these
You can’t find Berry & Rye for love nor money and when you think you have it turns out to be the wrong door
You can finally find out whether Absinthe actually makes you blind or not at Some Place
You think getting “The Zombie” from Aloha is a sensible idea. It definitely isn’t.
You scream every lyric to Dreaming Of You by The Coral whilst standing on a table in Mojo
You rap along to 2pac at Cafe Tabac like nobody’s watching
You only realise you even went to Bumper because of the sticker on your hand
You can say the words “Purple Aki Punch, please” at Salt Dog Slim’s
This is the only thing you’re concerned about taking home with you
You end up here
One beer quickly turns into eight at Kaz Gardens
Your soul and the souls of your feet will never be the same after The Raz
Everyone is drinking out of milk bottles at Santa Chupitos
You end up using spoons and your leg as an instrument at The Caledonia
You still go to pick up pound coins off the floor in La’go even though it has had a refurb
You give an award winning Botans kebab your undivided love and attention
You ask every DJ if they’ve got any Wombats
You share Concert Square with every hen night in the world
You think a baked bean shot from Bar Ca’Va is a good idea
You put the ‘Scary’ in ‘Scary Spice’ at Popworld
You end up straddling a Lamb Banana. All for a tagged photo on Facebook
Or the lion on Berry Street
Gin and Guinness side by side is a perfectly sound sight at The Belvedere
You finally find the best way to spend spare change at the Jukebox in Jacaranda
The line between friends and strangers is lost at Peter Kavanagh’s
You end up in Magnet until the birds start chirping
You considering going to Superstar Boudoir to relive your teens
You get your drag on at Garlands
You revisit the 60’s by going to The Cavern Club
You end up striking many vogues in the photo booth at Red Door
You end up with a beer the same size as your torso from Salt Dog Slim’s
You realise how much R’n’B you actually know in Maya. Especially R Kelly.
You pretend you’re actually on a ship at The Ship & Mitre
You sample the culinary delights of cheese, chips and gravy. Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it
You walk around in an unbuttoned shirt with rock signs for hands at The Krazyhouse
You end up singing “Hey Jude” with a busker and strangers at least once
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