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MetiNews.Com - The city is packed with hidden gems you need to visit

Liverpool news Secret places in Liverpool everyone should visit at least once MetiNews.Com

MetiNews.Com - The city is packed with hidden gems you need to visit

Liverpool news  Secret places in Liverpool everyone should visit at least once  MetiNews.Com
02 August 2020 - 07:09

Breaking News ! Liverpool is full of treasures, some of which are hidden and others are just gems in their own right. The city centre and beyond is renowned for its eclectic independent scene and ever growing food scene. It’s so jam packed in fact, that it’s easy to wander past a hidden gem without even knowing it. With many businesses across the hospitality industry now open following months of closure due to coronavirus, now is the time to visit all the places you might have missed. Due to the ongoing pandemic, Liverpool’s tourism numbers are now very low and the city is facing a summer without many international visitors. That's why we've launched the Love Your Liverpool campaign, alongside Marketing Liverpool. Love Your Liverpool Ultimate Liverpool bucket list 20 things not to miss in Liverpool 50 things to do with kids in Liverpool Why you should Love Your Liverpool Liverpool needs you to get out and about, to visit all the places you said you would but never got around to, and to rediscover the places you love all over again. To get involved and find out more about Love Your Liverpool, take a look at the VisitLiverpool site or social media channels. Here, we’ve rounded up just some of the places in Liverpool everyone needs to visit at least once. Queen Avenue Queen Avenue, Liverpool (Image: Gavin Trafford) It's easy to overlook Queen Avenue, as the quiet little side street is based off the bustling Castle Street. In between Rudy's pizzeria and Tune Hotel, the avenue is lined with Grade II-listed buildings that now house shops. Previously, Queen Avenue was home to insurance companies and financial businesses back when the area got its name as the "business district". But now it features hidden gems such as Dot Art, R and H Fine Wines and Abditory. Hidden spring at St James' Gardens Chalybeate Spring in St James' Gardens next to the Anglican cathedral - Liverpool's only running spring. (Image: Liverpool Echo) Hidden inside St James' Gardens is Liverpool's only natural spring. Mystery has surrounded the natural spring - known as the Chalybeate, for over 200 years. For years there have been rumours about where the water comes from, and some even claim the water is haunted. Bread & Butter beer garden Bread & Butter is described as 'a little gem on Hope Street' (Image: Bread & Butter) Behind Bread & Butter on Hope Street lies a hidden beer garden that makes the perfect getaway when the sun is shining. The cosy beer garden has a collection of small tables and benches and features an extensive drinks menu including wines, spirits, beers, ciders and liqueurs. Inside, the restaurant serves a menu inspired by the French countryside but outside guests can enjoy a hidden sun trap that lets you make the most of a summer’s day. The garden, which is described as "a little gem on Hope Street", even features a tiny pond, a magical spiral staircase decorated with string lights and a lamppost that’s straight out of Narnia. Enter your postcode to find venues that are reopening in your area: The Egg Cafe The Egg Cafe in Liverpool The Egg Cafe is hidden in plain sight on Newington in Liverpool city centre and is perfect if you're looking for a vegan or vegetarian treat. Whether you're after a good breakfast, cheese on toast, pancakes, milkshake - whatever you fancy - they will have a vegan version of it. Fill up on sweet potato and pesto lasagne or why not try pulled jackfruit wraps, you can enjoy a wide and varied menu. Ten Streets Market Ten Streets Market on Cotton Street. Photo by Colin Lane (Image: Colin Lane/Liverpool Echo) Tucked away inside an industrial warehouse on Cotton Street, Ten Streets Market is the perfect retreat from high street shopping. In the market, you can find plants, jewellery, hand made masks, vintage clothing and a mix of retro and up-cycled, one of a kind pieces of furniture. Botanical Gardens Gin slush from the Botanical Gin Garden (Image: Botanical Gin Garden) Although it has been popping up in the summer for the past five years, Botanical Gardens is still a secret to many. Tucked away within the Baltic Triangle on New Bird Street, the suntrap is known for attracting gin lovers. As soon as the weather starts to look promising, Botanical Gardens is open for business. Read More Related Articles 50 things to do with the kids in Liverpool during the summer holidays Read More Related Articles 20 amazing things you should be ashamed if you haven't done in Liverpool Floating Grace (Image: The Floating Grace) Exploring Liverpool’s docks on foot is impressive, but exploring the docks on a boat is that much more special. The Floating Grace treats visitors to a three course meal while sailing around the docks. While tucking into their lamb shank, salmon or beef roast, guests will be taken on a water tour including the sights of the Albert Dock plus the eight other docks, such as Wapping Dock, Queens Dock and Brunswick Dock.

. The vintage antique shop has been in many different buildings since it opened in 1976 but has always remained on Renshaw Street. Magical Beatles Museum Former The Beatles drummer Pete Best next to his red and black ski jacket now on display at the Magical Beatles Museum on Mathew Street, Liverpool. Photo by James Maloney The Magical Beatles Museum is owned and run by Roag Best, brother of the ‘fifth Beatle’ Pete, and utilises his own personal collection of Beatles memorabilia. Across three floors, the museum features more than 300 rare and authentic items, following The Beatles on their journey from their early days at the Casbah Coffee Club to their final days together. Ye Cracke Ye Cracke Pub on Rice Street (Image: Liverpool Echo) Hidden away on Rice Street, just off Hope Street, this one’s easy to miss but well worth sniffing out. Like many city centre pubs, it boasts a Beatles connection - apparently John Lennon and his then girlfriend Cynthia Powell used to go ‘courting’ there when they were at the Liverpool College of Art. The pub remains popular with students and arty-types and the leafy beer garden, which boasts plenty of seating and a laid-back atmosphere, fills up quickly when the sun comes out. Back inside, be sure to poke your nose into ‘The War Room’ - a tiny room in the centre of the pub and the oldest part of the 19th century building. The Bridewell (Image: Colin Lane/Liverpool Echo) Liverpool’s oldest prison, The Bridewell, is now one of the city’s more popular pubs. Bridewell Prison was constructed in 1857-1859 by surveyor John Weightman, and was originally designed as a police station and courts complex for the Corporation of Liverpool. It housed inmates detained for court appearances and short sentences , and is now a Grade II-listed building and home to both Bitter Social events and bar Furnival’s Well. Charles Dickens also famously visited the Campbell Street venue. Matta’s (Image: Liverpool Echo) Matta’s International Food market is a family business that opened on Granby Street in 1965 before moving to Bold Street in 1984. Over the years Matta’s has been crowned Merseyside Independent Business of the Year and Independent Retail Business of the Year. It’s a must visit for anyone who loves cooking and trying new flavours and foods. Kazimier Garden Kazimier Garden, Seel Street, Liverpool Hidden in Liverpool’s Ropewalks you’ll find Kazimier Gardens, the outdoor bar and music venue. The Kazimier Gardens feature outdoor mezzanines and it also stays open in the winter, so customers can cosy up by the large fire burners. Receive newsletters with the latest news, sport and what's on updates from the Liverpool ECHO by signing up here. Chop Chop Set on a back street in the city centre, Chop Chop is one of Liverpool's hidden gems It might be busy at lunchtime with the regular workies but there’ll still be a lot of people who don’t know about this tiny Fenwick Street takeaway. Regularly hailed as serving the best Korean food in the city, Chop Chop has been offering delicious food in the city centre for years. Sans Cafe Lin from Sans Café in Liverpool (Image: Liverpool Echo) In the 1970s a man from Sichuan in China opened a tiny cafe on Lightbody Street, where he would cook up his native cuisine and homely British dishes for docker-workers and drivers in Liverpool. Decades later, Mr San passed away, but his much loved cafe still lives on run by his wife. The fish cakes and special curry are a highlight on the menu. Rococo Rococo cafe bar, Lord Street, Liverpool If you’re the type of person that likes to sit and watch the world go by, then Rococo is the place for you. Above Lord Street and the hustle and bustle of the city centre, Rococo is hidden above the EE shop. Inside customers will find cosy settings, comfortable couches and the biggest hot chocolates fully loaded with cream and mini marshmallows. Enter your postcode to find the latest weather updates in your area: Free State Kitchen's beer garden Beer garden at Free State Kitchen on Maryland Street (Image: Kate Hughes) While Liverpool isn't short of beer gardens and terraces to choose from, they're sure to fill up quickly as people try to make the most of the summer weather this bank holiday weekend. If you're after a lesser known beer garden where you're more likely to secure a seat, there's a hidden gem on Maryland Street that's definitely worth visiting. Set between our two iconic cathedrals, Free State Kitchen is a contemporary restaurant serving up American-inspired classics and it has a surprisingly spacious garden at the back of the venue. There's an array of benches available where guests can enjoy their food or a pint in the great outdoors while hanging lights are strung overhead to provide ambiance on warm summer evenings. There's also plenty of flowers banked by benches, an outdoor bar and huge trees line the garden and provide more privacy.

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