Liverpool offers plenty of opportunities for dining out with a vibrant eating and drinking scene. Our carefully curated guide picks out some of our favourite food and drink events happening in the city this year.
Vegan Walking Tour // Ken Dodd Statue, Lime Street Station (starts) // Thur 26th – Sun 29th March 2020
Walk the Beatroute with the first walking tour of Liverpool’s finest vegan eating experiences. Independent vegan restaurants have appeared around the city, expanding Liverpool’s culinary landscape. Each tour includes the cost of food, with plenty of opportunities to stop and savour the vegan treats. There will be one tour per day, each lasting four hours, so booking is essential!
Ladies Day Bubbles & Breakfast // Jam Restaurant Liverpool // Fri 3rd April 2020
Start your Ladies Day as you mean to go on, for this year’s Grand National Weekend. Jam Restaurant are providing a sumptuous breakfast to set you up for the fun day (and evening) ahead.
Breakfast includes bubbles, and onward travel to the racecourse. Jam are also serving dinner that evening, alongside live entertainment for the night.
Booking is essential for this event, with the table being yours for the night once secured!
The Wirral Bake Off 2020 // Claremont Farm, Birkenhead // Tue 5th May 2020
Just across the water in Birkenhead you can find this year’s Wirral Bake Off. The event is cake-tasting heaven, with attendees forming part of the judging committee for the local bakeries battling out for the top spot. Hosted in a luxury canvas marquee, the evening promises plenty of baked goods to sample, along with a selection of cocktails.
All profits raised from the night are going towards Maggie’s Merseyside based in Clatterbridge. Maggie’s an organisation providing practical and emotional support to those experiencing cancer, along with their friends and families.
A Day in the Sun 2020 // Carnival Brewing Company Liverpool // Fri 8th May 2020
This electro music festival is also a food and drink delight, with a variety of street foods and craft beers available. Hopefully the idea of a day in the sun isn’t too ambitious for the British weather! Entertainment comes in the form of live acts and DJs, all taking place at Liverpool microbrewery Carnival.
Liverpool Craft Beer Expo // Hinterlands // Fri 17th – Sun 19th July 2020
This is the 8th expo celebrating craft beer in Liverpool. In attendance will be breweries from across the UK and Europe, giving those attending a beer tasting tour from around the map. Despite the name, there will also be plenty of spirits, cider, and food to choose from, too.
The Gin & Rum Festival Liverpool // Lutyens Crypt // Fri 14th – Sat 15th August 2020
Despite the gothic surroundings, the spirits on show at this year’s festival are purely of the gin and rum variety. Entry to the festival includes unlimited complimentary tonics and mixers to accompany your drinks, along with free gifts to take home.
There will be plenty of guides available to take visitors around the festival, along with talks from the experts. And yes, there will be all sorts of samples, just waiting to be tried.
Liverpool Christmas Market // St George’s Hall // Sun 13th – Mon 14th December 2020
The Liverpool Christmas Market is a truly festive date to remember, hosting over 40 stalls selling all manner of goods. Choose from gifts just in time for Christmas (or as a reward for yourself!). Visitors can also expect plenty of food and drink on offer to keep them fuelled up, or to take away to enjoy at their leisure.