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Visitors Guide to the Albert Dock in Liverpool

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The Albert Dock in Liverpool is one of the cities greatest heritage attractions. Originally opened in 1846, the docklands are part of Liverpool’s UNESCO’s designated World Heritage Site and a must-see for all visitors.

The renovated Albert Dock, which was reopened in 1988 is now a culture hub in the city with a whole host of bars, restaurants, museums and retail shops.

Situated just a few minutes from Liverpool’s vibrant city centre and Liverpool One complex, you’re really in the heart of all the action at the Albert Dock.

The Albert Dock is now home to the largest collection of Grade I listed buildings in the UK and has won numerous awards. It’s the place to be whether you’re looking to eat, drink, stay or explore as everything you’d ever need it situated within this beautiful and historic setting.

The Albert Dock also offers some of the city’s best attractions such as The Tate, the Beatles Story and a collection of Liverpool based museums which take visitors and locals alike through some of Liverpool’s greatest historical moments.

Bars & Clubs


From Revolución de Cuba, a Cuban rum and cocktail bar to Revolution the home of an incredible cocktail menu, there is a whole host of venues to drink the night away in the Albert Dock.

Whether you’re into fancy cocktails or looking for somewhere to have a VIP experience, the Albert Dock has it all. For hen parties, why not partake in a cocktail masterclass or if you’re feeling really adventurous why not book into the Eccentrico Dinner Show at Circo, and enjoy the unique circus themed cabaret show whilst enjoy some delicious homemade dishes.



You could easily spend your day at the Albert Dock, eating and drinking until your heart’s content. From breakfast to afternoon tea, wood-fired pizzas to delicious steaks, you’re sure to find something for everyone at the Albert Dock Liverpool.

The majority of restaurants have an amazing backdrop of the docks which make it a truly special location to spend your evening.



Liverpool is famed for its wonderful and diverse collection of museums which are mostly suited here, in the Albert Dock.

The Museum of Liverpool, the International Slavery Museum, The Beatles Story, The Tate and Merseyside Maritime Museum are all situated within the Albert Dock making it a must visit for those looking for a culture aspect to their visit.

Learn about the rich history of the city and discover what it really means to be a Scouser as well as discovering all about the Fab Four and exploring some of the unique exhibitions on offer. There is also plenty to do for younger children such as interactive exhibitions, play areas and children’s menus when dining.

At a Glance

• Family attraction
• Places to eat & drink
• Free Entry
• Museums
• Bars & Clubs
• Outdoor seating

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