Meet LFC Legend Terry McDermott at The Bastion

How would you like to meet Liverpool FC legend Terry McDermott? Well, you can do just that at The Bastion Bar & Restaurant, as he will be a special guest at the Chelsea vs. Liverpool match on Saturday 31st October 2015.

Book a table at our sleek Liverpool restaurant and bar to hear Terry deliver a pre-match talk, and he’ll also be happy to sign autographs, answer your questions and take photographs with guests. He will also give a post-match analysis, so you will gain a unique perspective of the game from an LFC legend.

Not only can you watch the big game with Terry McDermott himself, but you can enjoy a delicious curry with a pint of glass of wine in our stylish restaurant – all for just £19.95. You know that sounds like one amazing Saturday afternoon.

Terry Mcdermott

Join us for the Chelsea vs. Liverpool game at The Bastion Bar & Restaurant, located within The Shankly Hotel, from 12 o’clock to hear Terry’s pre-match talk, as the game will kick-off from 12.45pm. Expect a fantastic atmosphere as football fans come together to watch the mighty reds – and you can even explore genuine Bill Shankly memorabilia, including his personal typewriter.

If you would like to book a table for the big game this Saturday at our restaurant in Liverpool, call us today on 0151 236 0166 or email info@signatureliving.co.uk.

John Aldridge Enjoys LFC Match at The Bastion

We have had the privilege of welcoming many Liverpool FC legends through our doors since we opened in August 2015. Many have joined us for a pre and post match analysis of some of LFC’s biggest games of the season.

Just last month, Alan Kennedy and Phil Neal joined us in The Bastion Bar & Restaurant, and John Aldridge joined us once again to offer a pre and post match analysis at the LFC vs Spurs match last Saturday. Not only did fans have the opportunity to hear what John had to say about Liverpool’s new manager, Jurgen Klopp, as well as the team’s performance, but he also chatted with guests at The Bastion Bar & Restaurant, signed autographs and posed for photographs.

Take a look at photos from the fantastic day of sport with guest star John Aldridge.

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The Shankly Hotel and The Bastion Bar & Restaurant provides the ultimate football experience in Liverpool, offering genuine Bill Shankly memorabilia from the Shankly family’s private collection. You can explore amazing items that once belonged to Shankly, including his clothing, fan letters, original LFC contract and more.

Every aspect of the hotel, restaurant and bar in Liverpool has been inspired by the legendary manager, and we are thrilled so many Liverpool legends have chosen to join us to help us offer unique football opportunities for our guests.

The Shankly Europa Passport

We have also recently launched the Shankly Europa Passport, which offers guests a seat, meal and drinks deal during an LFC Europa League game – and the more stamps you receive in your passport, the more amazing deals you can take advantage off at The Shankly Hotel and The Bastion Bar & Restaurant.

You can book a table for the upcoming LFC V Rubin Kazan Europa League Match for just £15, as part of the Shankly Europa passport, by calling 0151 236 0166 or emailing info@signatureliving.co.uk. The passport includes your seat for the big game, a meal of either rassonlik, a traditional Russian dish, or a yummy bowl of scouse.

Terms and conditions apply: 18+. A one night stay is for two people and can only be redeemed Sunday – Thursday. 20% off food at The Bastion must be claimed when dining on the night of your scheduled stay. Offer cannot be redeemed in conjunction or as part of any other promotional offer. Only one offer can be redeemed.

The Bastion Bar & Restaurant Launch the Shankly Europa Passport

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new Shankly Europa Passport at The Bastion Bar & Restaurant, which offers our customers a fantastic deals during LFC Europa League matches.

The Shankly Europa Passport includes a seat to watch a game, a meal and an alcoholic beverage. A ticket for the upcoming Europa match between Liverpool FC and Rubin Kazan is priced at just £15, and you’ll also receive a Shankly Europa Passport stamp that can be used towards great savings both at The Shankly Hotel and The Bastion Bar & Restaurant.

The Bastion Bar & Restaurant

The door to the match will open from 7pm and kick-off will start at 8.05pm. During the match you can enjoy 2-4-1 on a Moscow Mule cocktail, and the meal served will be either Rassolnik, a traditional Russian dish, or a warm and comforting bowl of Scouse. The choice is yours.

On top of a traditional Russian or scouse dish, you can also choose from our varied drinks menu, as we offer a wide selection of wines, spirits and cocktails for you to enjoy. You can also browse the genuine Shankly memorabilia located across the bar and restaurant, which offer never-before-seen items from the Shankly family’s private collection.

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How the Shankly Europa Passport Works

Our goal is provide our guests with value for money experiences at both The Shankly Hotel and The Bastion Bar & Restaurant – and The Shankly Europa Passport helps you take advantage of even more amazing deals. Here’s how it works:

• 3 stamps = 10% of a one night stay for 2 people at The Shankly Hotel and 20% off food at The Bastion Bar & Restaurant.

• 4 stamps = 15% off a one night stay for 2 people at The Shankly Hotel and 20% off food at The Bastion Bar & Restaurant.

• 6 stamps = 20% off a one night stay for 2 people at The Shankly Hotel and 20% off food at The Bastion Bar & Restaurant.

• 10 stamps = 40% off a one night stay for 2 people at The Shankly Hotel and 20% off food at The Bastion Bar & Restaurant

• 13 stamps = 60% off a one night stay for 2 people at The Shankly Hotel and 20% off food at The Bastion Bar & Restaurant.

So, each time you join us, you will be working your way to even more amazing offers at our Liverpool hotel and restaurant.

If you would like to book a table for the Europa League game on Thursday 22nd October, you can call us today on 0151 236 0166 or email info@signatureliving.co.uk.

Terms and conditions apply: 18+. A one night stay is for two people and can only be redeemed Sunday – Thursday. 20% off food at The Bastion must be claimed when dining on the night of your scheduled stay. Offer cannot be redeemed in conjunction or as part of any other promotional offer. Only one offer can be redeemed.

Enjoy 2-4-1 Cocktails Everyday at The Bastion

We all love a good cocktail, don’t we?

Whether it’s a fresh Tom Collins or a fruity Harvey Wallbanger, sometimes there’s nothing better than a colourful drink in a great atmosphere – and that’s exactly what you can expect to find at The Bastion Bar & Restaurant.

In addition to offering a wide selection of delicious dishes and a varied drinks menu, we also offer 2-4-1 cocktails every single day until 7pm*. How nice are we?!

The Bastion Bar cocktails

You can sip a scrummy drink as you dine in our stylish Liverpool restaurant and bar. Immerse yourself in displays of genuine Bill Shankly memorabilia donated from the Shankly family’s private collection.

Our best drinks

We offer a wide variety of amazing cocktails that you will hope will never come to an end. These include the Classic Champagne Cocktail, an Old-Fashioned, The Long Island Iced Tea, The Godfather and a Pornstar Martini.

A most popular cocktail at The Bastion Bar & Restaurant just has to be the Liverpool G&T, which includes Liverpool Organic Gin with a Fever-Tree tonic and your choice of garnish.

Join us for dinner

Why not marry a cocktail up with one of the scrumptious dishes on our menu? Choose from beer battered fish and chips, the award-winning Shankly Burger, Thai green chicken and lemongrass curry or a Cajun chicken Caesar salad.

The Bastion Bar & Restaurant Thai Green Curry

 

If you would like to take advantage of our fantastic 2-4-1 cocktail offer at The Bastion Bar & Restaurant, book a table today. Call us now on 0151 236 0166 or email info@signatureliving.co.uk.

*The 2-4-1 cocktail offer will apply until December 2015

Watch Saturday’s LFC Game with John Aldridge

Liverpool FC has hit the headlines the past few weeks due to the appointment of new manager Jurgen Klopp. We therefore invite you to watch his very first game as manager at The Bastion Bar & Restaurant – with none other than LFC legend John Aldridge!

Jurgen Klopp is now LFC’s 23rd manager, with fans across the world hoping he has a similar impact of Liverpool’s 10th manager, Bill Shankly – who pulled the Reds up from Division Two to a Premier League club. It was his passion, hard work and vision that ensured Liverpool became the Premier League club we know and love today.

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On Saturday 17th October, LFC will play Tottenham Hotspur – so we feel it’s only apt to watch the game at The Bastion Bar & Restaurant. John Aldridge has been an advocate for Klopp for some time now, and will be a special guest at the game to offer a pre and post match analysis on Klopp’s first LFC match, as well as his managerial performance.

Not only will you hear what John Aldridge has to say about the game and new manager, but he’ll also happily have a chat with guests, sign autographs and pose for photographs. This is one LFC match you won’t want to miss at our Liverpool restaurant.

You can join the big game as you dine. We offer a range of scrumptious dishes, including our award-winning Shankly Burger. You can also select your favourite drink from our varied menu – whilst enjoying our electric atmosphere and genuine Bill Shankly memorabilia.

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To continue with the Bavarian theme, The Bastion Bar & Restaurant is delighted to provide 2-4-1 on Jagermeister Sours. We’ll be celebrating all things German at the match – so come and join us to have a right royal Klopp party!

Join us from 12pm for the full pre-match analysis before kick-off at 12.45pm. Book a table on 0151 236 0166 or email info@signatureliving.co.uk.

The Bastion Named #1 Way to Celebrate Chocolate Week

If you’re a chocoholic, there’s only one way to celebrate Chocolate Week and that’s at The Bastion Bar & Restaurant. We are absolutely thrilled to bag the top spot in the Liverpool Echo’s Chocolate Week list.

The local newspaper has named our new Liverpool restaurant as one of the best ways to celebrate Chocolate Week, as we are offering an amazing chocolate breakfast deal that will linger on your tongue all the way to lunchtime.

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We welcome guests to join us at The Bastion Bar & Restaurant to enjoy a warming hot chocolate and chocolate muffin for just £4.95. It’s the perfect way to warm up during the cold mornings, and the perfect way to bring a smile to your face in the morning. Did we mention our delicious hot chocolate also comes with marshmallows? Yes, you will want to try it!

We may have opened for the first time in August 2015, but we have already received much interest from the press and the public. We believe the media coverage and our restaurant’s popularity is a testament to the quality of our food and service, so we invite you to book a table to enjoy the ultimate Shankly experience.

In addition to scrummy hot chocolate and chocolate muffins, we also provide a varied menu, which includes everything from pizzas, pasta, sandwiches and not forgetting our award-winning Shankly Burger. You can also enjoy your meal surrounded by genuine Bill Shankly memorabilia that is from the Shankly family’s private collection.

If you would like to experience our chocolatey breakfast – or another dish from our varied menu – you can book a stay at The Bastion Bar & Restaurant on 0151 236 0166 or email info@signatureliving.co.uk.

Bring in the New Year at The Bastion

The Scottish know how to throw one amazing New Year party – or as it’s known in Scotland, Hogmanay. As The Bastion Bar & Restaurant and The Shankly Hotel has been inspired by the Scottish football manager, Bill Shankly, we’re bringing the Scottish love for Hogmanay into The Bastion Bar & Restaurant this New Year.

Celebrate new year in Liverpool in utter style in our new in house restaurant, and experience a mouth-watering 4 course or 3 course meal. Not only will you enjoy delicious dishes lovingly prepared by our talented chefs, but you’ll also be treated to a champagne cocktail upon arrival.

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4 Course Meal

You’ll take your seat to enjoy the meal at 6.30pm, and you can guarantee an evening of laughter, fun and wonderful memories, surrounded by our Shankly memorabilia. You and your loved ones can also enjoy live entertainment from 10pm to 1pm, and you’ll each receive a complimentary glass of champagne to raise a glass to 2016 at midnight. Our scrummy 4 course meal is available for £79 per person.

3 Course Meal

If you wish to enjoy a three course meal at The Bastion Bar & Restaurant, you can join us for your meal at 6pm, which will also include champagne on arrival. Our 3 course meal is just £49 per person.

The Shankly Hotel

Shankly Room

To start the new year in Liverpool off right, why not book a stay at The Shankly Hotel – which offers one or two bed configurations, a double Jacuzzi bath, 50 inch plasma TV, and an Xbox console with free game hire (subject to availability). Packages are available upon request.

If you would like to book a stay at The Bastion Bar & Restaurant and/or a room at The Shankly Hotel, telephone us today on 0151 236 0166 or email info@signatureliving.co.uk.

Klopp of the Kop

So despite my reservations in my last post; Liverpool ultimately made the decision to get rid of Brendan Rodgers, taking the opinion that he wasn’t the man capable of dragging Liverpool out of their spiral.

I said at the time that I couldn’t work out how I felt about it (the prospect of us getting rid of Rodgers). Now it has happened, I have to admit the sense of excitement I feel about Klopp seems to indicate it was the right decision to make. It doesn’t however alter the points I made about the danger of being fickle and that how Rodgers was working with one hand tied behind his back. From my side, I feel sorry for him for these reasons and I wish him all the best. Say what you will but he still presided over one of the best seasons of football I have ever seen two seasons ago and almost achieved the impossible. For those who say, ‘it was all Suarez,’ I simply don’t buy it. You buy players for huge sums and pay them huge wages to win you games. Suarez played under Kenny remember and never hit the levels he did until Rodgers set about a system and style of play that brought the best out of the Uruguayan. It’s like saying Pep Guardiola isn’t great as Lionel Messi won Barca everything.

If we take the points about Rodgers operating with his hands tied behind his back out the equation for just a second, his biggest problem was that he seemed to have lost the ability to inspire what he had. The players looked lost and in need of some motivation to get them going again and for the best will in the world it appeared Brendan was failing to address this.

It is with this in mind that the appointment of Klopp looks like a good one. The man has charisma and character (there is that word again), and is the kind of manager that players would run through brick walls for. As a fan, I already feel excited about going the game again, and I am sure players cant wait to get back from international duty to start training and playing for him.

Darest I say also that Klopp seems to have a touch of the Shankly-esque about him. In his first weekend at the club, he has spent a lot of time taking in the city and meeting fans out and about in everyday locations such as local pubs, shops and restaurants. He certainly seems to be a man of the people.

It is however; the sentence he uttered in his first press conference that really struck me when talking about Liverpool’s infamous transfer committee. When I talk about Rodgers having to work with his hands tied behind his back, it is in reference to feeling that he was at times, overawed and maybe even bullied by the committee into taking players that he didn’t want. Klopp was emphatic is his take on the situation. When speaking about how he had no problem speaking with a committee about players, his statement that, “I will have the first and last word,” was exactly what every Liverpool fan wanted to hear. So long as Klopp sticks to this, there shouldn’t be a problem. He identifies a player, puts him on the table, discusses him with others, and then HE makes the decision as to whether it goes forward or not. It is simple in theory but one look at Rodgers demise shows it may not be as easy in practice. Time will tell.

My big hope however is that fans remember the clamour they have had for Klopp over the past weeks and don’t jump on the fickle bandwagon if things don’t take shape sooner rather than later. For now however, let’s enjoy the excitement and anticipation his appointment brings. And if he wants to bring a few of those Dortmund players with him, that’s ok too. Marko Reus for a start will do……

Ladies’ Afternoon Tea at The Bastion Bar & Restaurant

Liverpool is the personification of glamour. Our lovely Liverpudlian ladies love nothing more than adorning a beautiful dress, perfecting their makeup and grabbing chic accessories to create a must-have style.

Scousers love their fashion – so Liverpool Fashion Week complements the city’s love of all things fashion. Taking place between 12th to 15th October, Liverpool Fashion Week brings the most stylish looks onto the catwalk for all fashionistas to enjoy.

The Bastion Afternoon Tea

In celebration of the fabulous fashion event, we are delighted to announce we will be hosting a special Ladies’ Afternoon Tea all week at The Bastion Bar & Restaurant. Head down to our new Liverpool restaurant to enjoy a variety of tasty cakes, scones, and finger sandwiches, as well as a wide selection of teas, milkshakes and even a glass of bubbly. The perfect way to start or end a fantastic fashion-filled day.

Our Ladies’ Afternoon tea will be served on a cute little park bench, offering a unique twist on a classic tradition, and it is available for just £19.95 per person. You can also add a glass of bubbly to Ladies’ Afternoon Tea for £24.95.

The Bastion Bar & Restaurant is located within The Shankly Hotel – so you can even book a stay in one our luxurious rooms to really make the most of Liverpool Fashion Week. All rooms come with one or two bed configurations, a 50 inch plasma TV, a double Jacuzzi bath and an Xbox One console with free game hire (subject to availability).

If you would like to experience Ladies’ Afternoon Tea during Liverpool Fashion Week, call us today on 0151 236 0166 or email info@signatureliving.co.uk.

The Award Winning Shankly Burger at The Bastion

Have you tried the award-winning Shankly Burger yet? If not, why not? Did you not hear us tell you it’s award-winning? Yeah, we’re pretty proud of that.

What makes the title even more impressive is that is what voted for by the Liverpool public in the Liverpool Echo. We would like to thank everyone who nominated our mouth-watering burger, which proudly stands alongside some of the best burgers in the Liverpool.

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Why is it Award-Winning?

We don’t know why we’re surprised, because it is simply delicious. Can you think of anything better than sinking your teeth into a yummy beef burger served on a brioche bun with streaky bacon, mature cheddar cheese, Batavia lettuce and dill pickle? We can’t, either. If the burger wasn’t enough, it is also accompanied by hand-cut chips and home-made relish. Delish!

Burger, Beer & Football

The Shankly Burger is available for just £14.50 – and boy is it worth it! You can also enjoy a nice pint of beer, burger and watch the biggest LFC games at The Bastion Bar & Restaurant, surrounded by genuine Bill Shankly memorabilia. Many LFC legends often attend the big LFC games to offer a Q&A with diners. Past legends include John Aldridge, Phil Neal and Alan Kennedy.

In addition to the Shankly Burger, you can enjoy everything from pizzas, salads, pasta, steak and so much more. You also have to try our twist on a classic: the Liverpool G&T.

So, if you would like to book a table at The Bastion Bar & Restaurant at The Shankly Hotel, you can call 0151 236 0166 or email info@signatureliving.co.uk to experience the Shankly Burger for yourself. Did we mention it is award-winning?

Book a Christmas Function at The Bastion Bar & Restaurant

The Bastion Bar and Restaurant invites you to join us in a Christmas celebration. We endeavour to bring our guests together through their love of good food and delicious drinks – so where better to get into the festive spirit?

Whether you plan on celebrating the Yuletide holiday with family, friends or colleagues, you can book a table at our new Liverpool restaurant, located within The Shankly Hotel.

What’s in store?

Enjoy a delicious three course meal that will linger on your lips well into New Year, and you cannot miss our yummy twist on the classic turkey roast dinner. We’re drooling just thinking about it!

Bastion Bar and Restaurant Christmas

You can experience our Christmas menu from 30th November throughout December for just £45 per person.

Stay, dine and party

So, if you are staying at The Shankly Hotel, are looking for a superb place to dine or are having an office Christmas party, consider The Bastion Bar and Restaurant that offers a festive feast you’ll want to enjoy every day throughout the festive season.

Football fans are bound to fall in love with The Shankly Hotel and The Bastion Bar and Restaurant, which are inspired by the late, great Bill Shankly. You can also view genuine Bill Shankly memorabilia as you dine. An ideal early Christmas gift for football lovers!

Booked a table at The Bastion Bar and Restaurant? Why not book a stay in one of our luxury rooms, which offer a 50″ plasma TV and a double Jacuzzi bath. The perfect way to have some festive fun!

For more information on our Christmas menu or to book a table, call our helpful team today on 0151 236 0166 or email info@signatureliving.co.uk. Packages are available upon request.

Watch the Merseyside Derby at The Bastion Bar & Restaurant

How would you like to watch the Merseyside Derby with two LFC legends? Well, come on down to The Bastion Bar & Restaurant on Sunday 4th October to do just that. Phil Neal and Alan Kennedy will be hosting this fantastic football event – and will even socialise with guests before the game.

Whether you’re a red or a blue, you can visit our website to meet two football legends who will offer a post match analysis and a Q&A session with the game. You and the lads or ladies could watch the match on one of our many TV screens, and can even enjoy a delicious burger and beer for just £15.

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It’s not just beer and burgers on offer. Our talented chefs create everything from delicious pizzas, pastas, Thai green curry, soup and so much more. We also have a fantastic drink selection, so you can enjoy a cold or warm drink as you watch the big game. The perfect way to beat away the derby tension!

How many other Liverpool restaurants offer such a unique opportunity to mix with some of the sport’s finest professionals? We recently held a hosted match with none other than the legend that is John Aldridge – and the event sold out incredibly quickly. We therefore recommend booking soon to avoid disappointment, as this unique opportunity is bound to prove popular with football fans.

Out for the day and night? Why not book a stay at The Shankly Hotel, which offers luxurious rooms inspired by the late, great football manager Bill Shankly – and each room even comes with a 50″ smart TV, as well as an Xbox One console with free game hire (subject to availability).

So, for a Merseyside derby that’s memorable for different reasons, you just have to join us from 12.45pm this Sunday. Book a table now by calling 0151 236 0166 or email info@signatureliving.co.uk.