The Perfect Festive Day Out with The Shankly Hotel

At The Shankly Hotel, we’re right in the heart of the top Christmas attractions in Liverpool.

So whether you’re joining us for a short weekend break or longer winter stay, you’ll find plenty to see and do.

And to make your Christmas break all the more relaxing, why not take a browse at our helpful guide?

A Spot of Christmas Shopping

Liverpool ONE

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Only a short walk from The Shankly Hotel, discover designer brands and high-street favourites at Liverpool ONE.

Adorned with twinkling lights and decorations, find the ultimate Christmas gift or special stocking filler.

Liverpool Independents

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Take a wander along charming Bold Street for a real feel of Liverpool’s independent shopping scene.

Stock up on unique Christmas gifts and hidden gems, perfect for those in search of some sentimental treasures.

Family Fun & Entertainment

Liverpool Christmas Ice Festival

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A Christmas day out in Liverpool wouldn’t be complete without the Liverpool Christmas Ice Festival!

Take a scenic stroll down towards the waterfront and find an array of entertainment along the Pier Head.

Get your skate on as you take to the rink, brave this year’s new Ice Jet ride or take in breathtaking views from the Ferris Wheel.

Santa’s Christmas Party

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This Christmas, prepare to be dazzled by Santa’s Christmas Party at the Cunard Building.

Embrace the best of the festive season with the whole family as you enjoy everything from real reindeer to meeting Santa and the Elves.

Not forgetting, you’ll have plenty of magical photo opportunities to make lasting festive memories.

Christmas Treats

Festive Afternoon Tea

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Escape the cold and join us back at The Shankly for our truly tasty Festive Afternoon Tea.

The perfect break from exploring Liverpool, enjoy a cosy afternoon with the family as you choose from sweet and savoury delights.

Giving our Bastion Bar & Restaurant a sprinkle of Christmas magic, this decadent treat is sure to impress!

Liverpool Christmas Market

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Later on, why not head up towards St George’s Plateau and indulge in some classic festive treats?

Choose from sweet and sugary crepes and waffles to the hearty Yorkshire Pudding Wrap.

You’ll also find an array of stalls to pick up some last minute gifts, perfect for foodies!

Catch a Festive Theatre Show

Liverpool Everyman Rock ‘n’ Roll Panto

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What better way to celebrate the Christmas season than a visit to the Everyman’s famous Rock ‘n’ Roll Panto?

Prepare for non-stop laughs and family entertainment from this hugely talented cast, starring comedy duo Adam Keast and Francis Tucker.

Miles ahead from your usual pantomime, this annual show is set to give The Little Mermaid a hilarious festive twist.

Christmas with Katherine Jenkins

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And if pantomime isn’t calling your name, why not enjoy an enchanting evening at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall?

Start Christmas in style with seasonal music and songs performed by the magnificent Katherine Jenkins.

This spectacular venue is certain to ignite some festive cheer and leave you feeling merry and bright!

A Festive Stay at The Shankly Hotel

Family hotel offers

Treat yourself or someone special this Christmas to a special stay at The Shankly Hotel.

With our fantastically festive offers, you can enjoy a night of luxury for a great price.

Rooms at The Shankly offer the ultimate blend of contemporary and classic style with fabulous features.

Ideal for Christmas party nights out in Liverpool, our spacious rooms are perfect for spending a night with your group of friends in style.

Situated in the heart of the city centre, you’ll find the city’s leading clubs and restaurants right on your doorstep.

To enquire further or to book your overnight stay with us, you can get in touch today on 0151 601 8801.

Join us for Festive Afternoon Tea in The Bastion this Christmas

This Christmas, treat yourself to a Festive Afternoon Tea like no other in the Bastion Bar and Restaurant.

Indulge in sweet treats, cakes and finger sandwiches with a tasty Christmas twist and make the most wonderful time of the year.

Renowned as being one of the best places in Liverpool to enjoy Afternoon Tea, our team are always striving to create amazing experiences that family and friends will remember forever.

A Magical Festive Afternoon Tea

Where: The Bastion Bar and Restaurant, The Shankly Hotel

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This festive season, gather your friends and loved ones for an Afternoon Tea with a quirky Christmas twist.

Our Festive Afternoon Tea features classic Christmas sandwich pairings such as succulent slices of turkey with cranberry sauce, smoked salmon and cream cheese, decadent honey roast ham with wholegrain mustard mayonnaise, creamy mature cheddar and tangy pickle and delicious grilled chicken Caesar.

These scrumptious finger sandwiches will be served with some tasty sweet treats, to really get you in the Christmas spirit. Indulge in a range of mini Christmas tree cupcakes and iced minced pies, plus a white chocolate truffle snowball, meringue snowmen, Marzipan fancies, Christmas cake and macaroons.

This delicious food is served with festive decorations and your choice of tea and coffee, or why not indulge in one of the Bastion’s delicious hot chocolates.

For just £24.95 per person or £29.95 per person including a glass of bubbly, our Festive Afternoon Tea is a magical event that is not to be missed.

A Wonderful Setting

Served in the stylish and welcoming Bastion Bar and Restaurant, the delicious Festive Afternoon Tea is the perfect treat to celebrate Christmas.

Tuck into your tasty food while you sit back and relax in the stunning bar dedicated to the great Bill Shankly.

Surrounded by iconic sports memorabilia, such as Bill Shankly’s original LFC contract and personal typewriter, there are few better locations to catch up with friends and family.

Decor at The Shankly blends classic and contemporary style, creating the ideal feel for a sophisticated afternoon tea.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, so celebrate in style.

So, whether you’ll be celebrating a special occasion, simply fancy a treat or stop off after some Christmas shopping, our Festive Afternoon Tea is the perfect opportunity catch up with friends or simply to treat yourself.

The Shankly Hotel

If you’re looking for the ultimate treat this festive period, book a stay at the Shankly Hotel for Christmas.

Our hotel offers luxurious rooms that feature Jacuzzi baths, the perfect place to rest your head after a decadent afternoon of indulgence.

Set in the heart of Liverpool city centre, The Shankly Hotel is a tribute to the life and career of one of football’s finest managers.

Our rooms and suites are as unique as Bill Shankly himself, offering comfortable, stylish and spacious accommodation for our guests.

Located on bustling Victoria Street, you’ll find plenty to do surrounding the hotel.

We have a range of wonderful hotel offers to make your Christmas all the more magical.

Take a wander of Liverpool’s enchanting Christmas markets or explore the city’s top bars and restaurants.

To book this delicious festive treat, get in touch with our friendly team today by calling 0151 305 5101 or email christmas@signatureliving.co.uk

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Plan the Perfect Festive Family Getaway at The Shankly Hotel

Get together at The Shankly Hotel one of the best places to stay at Christmas with the children in Liverpool and enjoy a whole host of festive family fun.

We’ve got everything from delicious Festive Afternoon Tea to the best Christmas party in Liverpool at the Cunard Building.

Here’s a roundup of what you and the family can get up to this Christmas in Liverpool whilst staying together at The Shankly Hotel.

A fabulous festive family hotel offer

‘If the weather outside is frightful’ don’t worry as The Shankly Hotel is delightful especially when you are staying with your family around Christmas time.

Our Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow offer is ideal for enjoying some of the best parts of Christmas in Liverpool.

Stay overnight in a luxurious city centre hotel room with bags of space for you and the children to have loads of festive fun.

Enjoy sleeping in the comfortable, cosy double beds or taking a dip in the double jacuzzi bath. There’s a huge TV for watching festive family films and of course, the superb location gives you and the family the best access to the best Christmas activities taking place in Liverpool.

The best is yet to come as this amazing Liverpool hotel offer includes a special invitation to the best Christmas party in town.

Santa’s Christmas Party at the Cunard


Included in the Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow offer you and the family are invited to Santa’s Christmas Party at the Cunard where there’ll be plenty of family fun for everyone.

Meet Santa Claus himself as he welcomes you to his very own Christmas party in Liverpool. The whole family can make their way to the Jingle Bell Rocks disco to dance the night away to your favourite Christmas tunes.

Enjoy some tasty treats from mulled wine at the bar and delicious festive food straight from Mrs Claus’ kitchen.

Children will love chatting with the elves and seeing real live reindeer in the Reindeer Ranch and adults will enjoy sipping some festive beverages at the bar whilst the little ones play.

Making the evening even more magical will be a cinema screening of some special Christmas movies to get everyone in the spirit of the season.

This is the Christmas party in Liverpool that everybody wants to be invited and you are when booking to stay at The Shankly Hotel and the Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow offer.

What’s on in Liverpool this Christmas

Thanks to the awesome location of The Shankly Hotel all guests have immediate access to Liverpool’s most amazing Christmas events.

There is a selection of superb Christmas markets to attend, one of which is based at St George’s Hall. The Liverpool Ice Festival on Pier Head is a winter wonderland unlike any other, with ice rinks, food stalls and funfair rides.

If there’s some last-minute Christmas shopping to catch up on all of Liverpool’s favourite retail outlets are within 5 minutes’ walk from The Shankly Hotel.

Theatres in Liverpool are putting on a massive selection of pantomimes throughout December including Aladdin at the Echo Arena, Peter Pan at the Epstein and a Rock n’ Roll Little Mermaid pantomime at Everyman.

So much to keep the whole family occupied during Christmas time in Liverpool and all within walking distance of The Shankly Hotel.

Things to do at The Shankly Hotel

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Not only is The Shankly Hotel one of the best places to stay at Christmas with the children in Liverpool but its also superb for dining and exploring some footballing history as well.

There are plenty of ways to spend time together with the family inside The Shankly Hotel including taking a tour around the Shankly Museum. A treasure trove of footballing memorabilia that is ideal for family football fans to explore.

Festive Afternoon Tea is the ideal way to indulge the family that has a sweet tooth and a hankering for mince pies at Christmas time. Enjoy lunch with the kids before heading out for a Christmas adventure in the city.

It’d be a shame to miss all of Liverpool’s popular attractions and landmarks during your visit so why not book a Shankly Experience Tour and see what makes Liverpool special. Check out the Liverpool was Made for Me package, visiting the hot spots associated with Liverpool football or a Fab Four Tour where guests can visit Beatles landmarks and learn more about Liverpool’s musical heritage.

Book your stay at The Shankly Hotel

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Booking the family festive break in Liverpool couldn’t be easier as you can choose to use our offer page here and select dates for your stay or call our team on 0151 601 8801. Our reservations staff are also available via email info@signatureliving.co.uk ready to answer questions or take bookings for your family getaway.

Simply request the Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow offer or see if there are some other packages available for you and your family at The Shankly Hotel this Christmas in Liverpool.

Gin Afternoon Tea in Liverpool Launches at The Bastion

This winter, why not join us at The Bastion Bar & Restaurant for a charmingly cosy afternoon?

As one of the best loved places for afternoon tea in Liverpool, we’re always looking to bring our guests something new.

Foodies and gin lovers will be pleased to hear that our famous afternoon tea has been given a very special twist.

Introducing…Gin Afternoon Tea Liverpool

Our fantastic new deal offers our delicious selection of sweet and savoury treats all topped off with tasty gin.

Our spectacular afternoon teas feature a scrumptious selection of sandwiches as well as mouthwatering cakes and bites for your sweet tooth.

Served in The Shankly Hotel’s stylish bar and restaurant, this is the perfect spot for coming in from the cold and enjoying afternoon tea with a twist.

So whether you’ll be celebrating a special occasion, simply fancy a treat or stop off after some Christmas shopping, The Bastion is calling your name!

Our Gin Afternoon Tea is available daily, for just £24.95pp.

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So treat yourself or someone special to a day of indulgence at The Bastion.

To book today, you can call us on 0151 5419999 or send us a message on our Facebook page.

The Bastion Bar & Restaurant

The Bastion Bar & Restaurant is truly one of a kind.

The unique bar and restaurant is in keeping with The Shankly Hotel theme, offering visitors an immersive experience.

With a lively atmosphere and fascinating memorabilia on display, there are few better locations to catch up with friends and family.

Wine and dine in style as you admire exclusive items including Bill Shankly’s original LFC contract and personal typewriter.

Decor at The Shankly blends classic and contemporary style, creating the ideal feel for a sophisticated afternoon tea.

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The spacious restaurant is ideal for celebrating special occasions, from birthdays and anniversaries to and baby shower meals.

Located on bustling Victoria Street, The Bastion is also a favourite for a bite to eat or spot of afternoon tea before heading out for the evening.

Liverpool’s famous nightlife scene is only moments from The Shankly, with a wide range of bars and clubs to choose from.

 

The Shankly Hotel

The Shankly Hotel brings a touch of luxury to the heart of Liverpool city centre.

With spacious rooms spanning over 2.5 times the average hotel room, you’ll find yourself blown away from the moment you arrive.

Our rooms, studios and interconnected spaces are a unique fusion of luxury facilities, entertainment and flexibility.

You can expect amenities to range from a double whirlpool bath and 50″ TV screen to free WiFi and Bluetooth.

Take a well earned break from the hustle and bustle and spend a rejuvenating overnight stay at The Shankly.

Sink into a deluxe double bed for a heavenly night of rest and top it all off with a soak in your very own whirlpool bath.

Whether you join us for a day visit or an overnight stay, our dedicated team will ensure that you have the most unforgettable experience.

To enquire further about our afternoon tea deal or staying at The Shankly, you can get in touch today on 0151 236 0166.

Join us in the Garden of Eden for the Mersey Boys Afternoon Tea

Join us for the fabulous Mersey Boys Afternoon Tea at The Shankly Hotel, with songs from all your most loved Liverpool music legends.

Now held in the stunning rooftop venue, The Garden of Eden due to popular demand, the sensational harmony group are returning to put on a glorious afternoon of entertainment.

At Signature Living, we love to create amazing and unique events that everyone will enjoy and this is one of our favourites.

The Mersey Boys Afternoon Tea

When: Sunday 12th November

Where: The Garden of Eden, The Shankly Hotel

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The Mersey Boys are a sensational close harmony group from Liverpool, celebrating the very best of Merseybeat, Motown and The Four Seasons.

Join them and enjoy a delicious afternoon tea as you celebrate and singalong to all your most loved Liverpool legends for a wonderful day you’ll never forget.

Tuck into delicious finger sandwiches, plenty of mini cakes, scones and some amazing sweet treats, accompanied by a luxurious glass of a bubbly, coffee and tea.

Expect to hear classic hits from the last 70 years, including Cilla Black, Billy Fury, The Beatles, Elvis Costello, The Zutons and The Real Thing to name a few.

There will also be a little sprinkling of Four Seasons, Motown and vintage Take That, all thrown in for good measure.

Let The Mersey Boys take you dancing through the afternoon with classics old and new, fabulous harmonies and catchy choreography

The Stunning Garden of Eden

Garden of Eden

Now set within The Garden of Eden, it is the ideal setting for our amazing Mersey Boys Afternoon Tea.

This remarkable rooftop escape is situated in The Shankly Hotel, in the heart of the city centre.

The Garden of Eden features gorgeous interiors and breath-taking views over Liverpool’s skyline, gaze out at the view whilst you enjoy your tasty afternoon tea and listen to the the amazing sounds of the Mersey Boys.

Enjoy this unique rooftop venue surrounded by your closest friends and family for an unforgettable celebration.

If you’d really like to make the most of your weekend, why not continue the magic with an overnight stay in one of our Garden of Eden suites?

The themed rooms will transport you to another world, with unusual décor and a luxury finish, these beautiful rooms will bring an element of fantasy to your Liverpool stay.

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Choose from the opulent nature suite that features designer decorations and one of the comfiest beds you’ll ever sleep in. Or, try the Garden of Eden room, featuring heavenly floral features and golden interiors that always give guests an experience worthy of royalty.

The luxurious rooms on our Garden of Eden floor sleep between three and eight guests and include beautiful ensuite bathrooms with Jacuzzi tubs, unique furniture, ornate dressing tables and comfortable beds that will ensure you get a heavenly sleep.

To book a place for our Mersey Boys Afternoon Tea simply get in touch with our friendly team today by calling: 0151 305 5101 or email info@signatureliving.co.uk.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Come Along to our Enchanting Fairytale Afternoon Tea

Enjoy a magical experience like no other at our fabulous Fairytale Afternoon Tea at the beautiful Garden of Eden in The Shankly Hotel.

Be transported to the enchanting world of make-believe as we bring some of that wonderful fairytale magic to Liverpool.

At Signature Living, we love to create amazing and unique events for the whole family to enjoy and this is one of our favourites.

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A Truly Magical Afternoon

When: Sunday 26th November

How much: £29.95 for adults and £14.95 for children

Enjoy afternoon tea in the company of all of your favourite fairytale characters for a truly remarkable experience.

Expect to meet the Princes, Princesses and mythical creatures from your most beloved tales, for a wonderful day you’ll never forget.

It’s a perfect afternoon for little ones that are fans of enchanted stories and all things fairytale.

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Fairytale Afternoon Tea will begin with delicious finger sandwiches, plenty of mini cakes, scones and some amazing sweet treats, for everyone to indulge in.

The adults will receive a luxurious glass of bubbly to accompany the tasty food and children will be spoilt with a choice of yummy juices and goody bags filled with special treats their sure to enjoy.

A Little Sing-Along

This amazing afternoon tea event will be accompanied by magical music to perfectly compliment the fairytale themes. Ideal for a little sing-along song with the whole family, everyone will be encouraged to have fun!

There will also be plenty of opportunities for the little ones to dance, play with the characters and, of course, make lots of new friends.

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As well as a delicious afternoon tea there will be special glitter and face painting stations where guests can be styled around their favourite characters from the classic stories.

So, bring the kids along to meet their favourite fairytale stars and enjoy a day out in Liverpool packed with mythical fun, party games and glorious food.

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A Fairytale Setting

The Garden of Eden is the perfect setting for our amazing Fairytale Afternoon Tea, with gorgeous interiors and breath-taking views over the city, it’s a venue you won’t forget.

The tables will be decorated to emulate a wondrous dinner party, fit for little Princes and Princesses, with lots of twinkly fairy lights and glitter galore.

Housed in a glass box, from the Garden of Eden you’ll have unrestricted views of Liverpool’s most iconic landmarks, including the Three Graces, Pier Head and, of course, the Liver Building.

If you’d really like to make the most of your weekend, why not continue the magic with an overnight stay in one of our Garden of Eden suites?

The themed rooms will transport you to another world, with unusual décor and a luxury finish, these beautiful rooms will bring an element of fantasy to your Liverpool stay.

Choose from the opulent nature suite that features designer decorations and one of the comfiest beds you’ll ever sleep in. Or, try the Garden of Eden room, featuring heavenly floral features and golden interiors that always give guests an experience worthy of royalty.

Garden of Eden

The luxurious rooms on our Garden of Eden floor sleep between three and eight guests and include beautiful ensuite bathrooms with Jacuzzi tubs, unique furniture, ornate dressing tables and comfortable beds that will ensure you get a heavenly sleep.

Simply call and speak with our friendly reservations staff on 0151 305 5101 or email info@signatureliving.co.uk to book your place for Fairytale Afternoon Tea. 

We look forward to seeing you!

Why You Should Stay at The Shankly Hotel During Afternoon Tea Week

Not that we need a reason to spoil ourselves but when one comes up it’s wrong not to take advantage. That’s why during afternoon tea week between the 14th and 21st of August The Shankly Hotel is inviting guests to stay overnight and enjoy a delicious afternoon tea after exploring the wonderful city.

Here’s how to make the most of a visit to The Shankly Hotel during afternoon tea week with our Stay and Afternoon Tea Offer.

As we said any excuse to spoil yourself and if a national celebration of afternoon tea isn’t a good excuse well we don’t know what is.

An Afternoon Tea Service with Style

Afterall, it is afternoon tea week and at The Shankly Hotel, our afternoon tea service certainly is a classy affair.

Served in the stylish and welcoming Bastion Bar and Restaurant our delicious afternoon tea will nourish you after spending some time in the city.

Take your afternoon tea with a nice hot cuppa or, as the national celebration dictates, make afternoon tea week special with a glass or two of bubbly.

Remember you are supposed to be treating yourselves here!

Our Shankly afternoon tea consists of mouthwatering preserves and pastries, delicate wraps and sarnies and a fresh selection of quaint cakes and sponges.

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What’s more, you can immerse yourselves into Shankly Experience by taking a stroll around the Shankly Museum afterwards.

Read through some of the heartfelt letters sent to the man himself throughout his career and pour over rare and mesmerising Shankly relics.

Our reception area includes magnificent displays depicting Shankly’s footballing legacy and family life, pieces of which have been kindly bestowed upon the hotel from the Shankly family archives.

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So much more than afternoon tea, at The Shankly Hotel, we do everything with a touch of effortless elegance helping visitors make memories worth keeping.

Shankly Themed Luxury Hotel Room

Top off your day in Liverpool with a stay in absolute luxury in one of our superbly stylish Shankly Hotel rooms.

Each room has been carefully designed to give guests a one of kind hotel experience in Liverpool, with a dignified decor and amazing in room facilities.

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Our guests are blown away by the quality and comfort of the luxury rooms and studios at The Shankly Hotel, enjoying the flexible space and fabulous central location.

Every room comes complete with ensuite bathroom facilities, often including double whirlpool baths and rainfall showers.

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What’s more, guests can continue to learn more about the great man Shankly as they drift off to sleep reading the stories and anecdotes emblazoned into the ceiling of their suite?

Afternoon tea week is the perfect excuse to treat yourself to our Stay and Afternoon Tea Offer at The Shankly Hotel between the 14th and 21st of August.

A Brilliant Breakfast Buffet

When you awake from a perfect night of blissful sleep the only way to begin your day is with a full belly bursting breakfast.

Make your way to the Bastion Bar and Restaurant to enjoy an amazing breakfast buffet, or sit down to a full English served with tea, coffee and fresh juices.

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Our amazing chefs have sourced and prepared the best ingredients to fuel our guests up for the exciting day ahead.

Better still the breakfast is all part and parcel of the wonderful Stay and Afternoon Tea offer, so no need to shell out extra for this magnificent morning meal.

The entire Stay and Afternoon Tea offer is just £138 per couple including;

  • Luxury overnight stay
  • Amazing afternoon tea
  • Full buffet breakfast

So go on and book you and a special someone a little treat this afternoon tea week at The Shankly Hotel here or call 0151 601 8801 *

Exploring Liverpool The Shankly Way

Whilst you’re here really get to know the different sides of Liverpool and learn what helped shape the beautiful and exciting city we know and love today on a Shankly Tour.

Our sight seeing adventures take visitors all over the city.

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From the hustle and bustle of the thriving city centre to the quaint and charming suburbs that filled with history and character.

Fans of footballing legends will know that Bill Shankly played a huge part in reviving Liverpool football club and transforming the team into the dominating football force we recognise today.

The Liverpool Was Made For Me tour stops at LFC rival club Goodison and LFC hallowed ground Anfield, after which fans of Shanks will get the chance to see his Liverpool family home followed by a tour of our wonderful Shankly memorabilia collection inside the hotel.

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Just one of the fabulous tour packages on offer, and perfect for starting your break at The Shankly Hotel checking out some of the most iconic parts of the city.

Check out our other tour options here or contact our team via email info@shanklyexperience.com, they’ll be happy to help tailor your tour to suit you.

*subject to availability offer only valid Sunday to Thursday.

The Bastion Bar & Restaurant: Our Chef’s Must-Try Dish

If you’re yet to visit The Bastion Bar and Restaurant, then look no further. We have a recommendation straight from the kitchen and we know you’ll want to give it a try!

Our very own Matt Cox, executive chef at the Bastion spoke to Liverpool Echo this week, sharing his favourite dish from The Bastion menu.

The Bastion: Chef’s Recommendation

Situated within Liverpool’s luxury Shankly Hotel, The Bastion Bar & Restaurant offers a delicious range of fresh, hearty dishes served in style and prepared by our talented chefs back in the kitchen.

Whilst the Bastion serves up a wide variety of dishes, Matt Cox’s favourite is the Bastion’s Slow Braised Ox Cheeks which are enjoyed with Caramelised Shallot Mash, Baby Beets and Creamed and Crispy Carrots.

Matt told the Echo:

“The braised ox cheek dish is my favourite on the Bastion’s A La Carte menu. It reminds me of hearty, home cooked, simply delicious food and takes me right back to my childhood.”

The Bastion Bar & Restaurant

Whether you’re an overnight guest at the Shankly or you visit The Bastion Bar and Restaurant for a meal out, our extensive menus offer something for everyone.

More of our main courses include our Sweet Potato, Spring Vegetable and Chilli Wellington, Roast Lamb Rump and our Pan Seared Seabass Fillet.

The Bastion Bar & Restaurant

Indulge in the exquisite surroundings of The Shankly Hotel as you take in the splendour of the grand building and stylish decor, offering the perfect blend of classic and contemporary.

The Bastion Bar and Restaurant is filled with character and charm. With treasured Bill Shankly memorabilia on display around the restaurant space, dining at the Bastion is a truly atmospheric experience.

Our spacious restaurant allows us to cater for small to larger groups of friends and family. We often welcome groups celebrating birthdays and graduations, ensuring that visitors have a sociable meal with just the right level of intimacy.

Afternoon Tea at The Bastion Bar & Restaurant

Adding a touch of opulence to the Bastion, don’t miss out on joining us for scrumptious Afternoon Tea with our fantastic deals.

The perfect way to celebrate a special occasion or simply treat yourself, gather your nearest and dearest for an afternoon out that you won’t forget.

Tuck in to a range of tasty sweet and savoury treats as we take over and encourage you to sit back, relax and make yourself right at home!

It’s well-worth keeping an eye out for our themed afternoon tea events, held regularly throughout the year.

From the crooning tunes of Swing Afternoon Tea to the dazzling magic of Prince and Princesses Afternoon Tea, we encourage the whole family to come along and get involved in the fun.

To book your seat at the table, you can get in touch with our friendly team on 0151 601 8801 today and they’ll be happy to help.

Enjoy a Wonderful Wimbledon Treat with a Tennis Themed Great British Picnic

It’s that splendid time of year again when we can finally crack open the Pimm’s, eat strawberries and cream and spend the day watching Wimbledon.

Like most of us, bagging that elusive ticket to SW19 has yet again proved impossible, but all hope isn’t lost for Wimbledon-themed celebrations.

The Shankly Hotel are offering a cracking tennis themed Great British Picnic and afternoon tea, so you can enjoy the tournament whilst you tuck into some classic British summer food.

Wimbledon fever has officially hit the nation, so get involved with The Shankly’s wonderful Wimbledon festivities.

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The Grand Slam of Great British Favourites

You’re invited to join us at the Bastion Restaurant in the Shankly Hotel to celebrate the nations favourite tennis tournament.

We will be showing all of the action from this year’s hugely anticipated event on our TVs and offering two summery treats for diners.

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Tuck into The Bastion’s Great British Picnic which will take place inside the Bastion Restaurant and Bar.

Made up of a delicious pork pie, a selection of succulent cold meats, silky smooth pate, tasty breads with pickles, chutney and olives, a punnet of succulent strawberries and indulgent clotted cream. This is served with a decadent glass of fizz and is just £20 for two people.

Available Monday-Friday, get ready to enjoy all of the action from centre court as you celebrate some Great British classics.

Serving an Ace Afternoon Tea 

Alternatively, guests can enjoy Wimbledon with a traditional afternoon tea.

Watch your favourite world-class players take to the courts as you indulge in all of your tea-time favourites.

Delicious finger sandwiches, brioche buns and pastries are accompanied by beautifully made scones and delicate cakes, with jam, clotted cream and a choice of tea or coffee. Why not add a splash of decadence with a bottle of fizz to really top off a perfect Wimbledon-worthy afternoon.

Why not order a scrumptious strawberries and cream cocktail and really treat yourself.

All of this for £30 or £40 with a bottle of prosecco for two; a touch more affordable than a visit to the Aorangi Terrace.

This great offer is available Monday-Friday.

Tennis themed Great British Picnic

The Perfect Venue To Enjoy Match Point

The Bastion Bar and Restaurant makes for a perfect place to enjoy a spot of tennis during Wimbledon this summer.

Themed around the footballing legend, Bill Shankly, our hotel is a beautiful tribute to a man that stole the hearts of Liverpudlians.

Our football-inspired hotel not only caters to sporting fans, but provides our guests with a sophisticated, comfortable and flexible experience in Liverpool city centre.

Visitors can enjoy beautiful surroundings alongside never seen before Shankly memorabilia, including his tactical notes, trophies and much more.

To book your gloriously British afternoon with either the tennis themed Great British Picnic or a traditional afternoon tea, get in touch with our friendly team today.

Game, Set Match!

Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea at Eden – 10th June 2017

It was an enchanting day at The Garden of Eden as guests were transported to a world more magical than their own.

This magnificent Afternoon Tea featured not only the most scrumptious of sweet and savoury treats but also a visit from some of the most unusual, mad guests. Food on offer included Clock Face Macaroons, Strawberry Toadstool and Queen of Hears Delice.

From the Mad Hatter himself to some feline friends, this was an Afternoon Tea like no other.

The adult-only afternoon tea was wash washed down with champagne as well as some music from a live DJ. Boasting incredible views of Liverpool’s magnificent skyline, we were joined by hen parties, those celebrating birthdays and families who all had a memorable day.

If you were in attendance at our fabulous Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea, take a look through the gallery below to see if you can spot yourself.

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An Enchanting Afternoon at The Shankly Hotel’s Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea

Visitors to Eden at The Shankly Hotel were transported to Wonderland this weekend as a mad mob of crazy characters descended on the luxury venue. The unforgettable Afternoon Tea featured much-loved favourites from the literary world mingling amongst the crowd to the tune of a live violin.

The adult-only event invited attendees to feast on an assortment of delectable sandwiches and delicious cakes, topped off with that all-important glass of fizz.

The tea party themed Afternoon Tea featured a whole host of colourful characters, exquisitely made up to add the perfect finishing touch to the amazing afternoon. With the venue full to bursting and a DJ providing an eclectic soundtrack for most of the event, the Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea proved itself to be truly unmissable.

People of all ages were treated to an array of activities and immersive role play, hen parties, bridal showers and grown up families all joined in to make the most of one of The Shankly Hotel’s most successful afternoon teas ever.

mad hatters afternoon tea at shankly hotel

The Mad Hatter entourage brought a selection of themed props which guests wasted no time in posing for pictures with. From giant clocks and hats to tea party tables filled with weird and wonderful model animals and curiosities, the props provided the perfect pose to take a memorable snapshot of the experience.

After an exciting afternoon of prosecco, dancing and immersive theatre the guests hopped to their feet for an impromptu love train conga line. Marking the end of a great day of delicious food and bonkers celebrations.

mad hatters afternoon tea at shankly hotel

The Perfect Setting

The Garden of Eden plays host to many of our special Afternoon Teas, with unique themed events being hosted throughout the year. From a Prince and Princess fairy-tale to live swing singers, there’s an afternoon tea for everyone with each one specially tailored to suit.

Situated in the beautiful Shankly Hotel, the Garden of Eden treats you to a stunning backdrop of Liverpool’s iconic city views while dining on elegant finger sandwiches and delectable mini cakes and muffins.

Why not continue the madness with an overnight stay in one of our Wonderland suites? The magically themed rooms will transport you to another world, with unusual décor and a luxury finish the Wonderland suites will bring an element of fantasy to your Liverpool stay.

The Mad Hatter Returns

Don’t fret if you missed out on the last Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea, the special event returns Saturday 17th June at The Shankly Hotel’s Garden of Eden. You’ve heard all about it now experience it for yourself and be whisked away to Wonderland with our band of eccentric icons. Experience the madness of the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party and indulge in an array of sweet treats and delicate savoury pieces.

With a seat at the best tea party in town costing just £29.95, be sure to book your place to avoid missing out on this unmissable Afternoon Tea. Call 0151 601 8801, email info@signatureliving.co.uk or follow this link to book.

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What’s on The Shankly: The Best Liverpool Events in June

At The Shankly Hotel, we like to make sure our guests enjoy the very best of what’s on in the Liverpool during their stay. Here we’ve rounded up the best Liverpool events in June for our guests to enjoy whilst visiting the city including live music and comedy, fun outdoor activities and fabulous afternoon tea’s for everybody.

There’s always plenty to do in Liverpool at the start of the summer but we’ve hand selected a month’s worth of fun city events not to be missed for you, our guests.

The Wedding Singer Musical

Where: Epstein Theatre

When: 3rd June

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If you were a fan of the 1998 film The Wedding Singer then a trip to the theatre to see the amazing musical version is a must.

Take a journey back to the 80s when hair was huge and fashion was questionable and meet Robbie Hart as he goes from number one wedding singer to heartbroken wedding wrecker.

This is a love story with all the usual obstacles brought to you through the mediums of song and dance.

Even if you haven’t seen the movie this stage show spectacular will get you out of your seat and bopping away to tonnes of 80s tune and new hits performed by a cast including Ray Quinn and the X Factor’s Cassie Compton.

This hit show is taking the UK by storm so make sure you get your tickets during a visit to Liverpool this June.

Live Comedy

Where: Laughter House

When: 3rd June

source: Laughter House Comedy FaceBook

If musicals aren’t your thing but laughter is then head to the Laughter House where funnily enough you’re guaranteed a side-splitting good time.

Originating from Stockport, Mike Newall has been on the comedy scene since 2002 making appearances at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival over the years.

His humour is story telling at it’s driest, delivered from real life experiences his audiences can relate too.

Alongside other comedic talents such as the decidedly dark humour of Andy Askins and the Canada’s own Allyson June, this is one night out that guarantees to bring the laughter.

Fun Themed Afternoon Tea’s

Where: Garden of Eden

A craze that swept the nation, brought back from the days of old when the only form of entertainment was gossip and a well-brewed cup of tea. Afternoon Tea is a classy way to enjoy a light bite of pretty cakes and sandwiches at any time of the day.

To make these events more interesting The Shankly Hotel have added a dash of excitement into their version of the classic afternoon tea with a variety of themed services.

  • Swing Afternoon Tea 4th June

During the Swing Afternoon Tea in The Shankly Hotel’s rooftop paradise events venue, the Garden of Eden, guests can delight in exquisite food, with views and entertainment to match.

  • MadHatter Afternoon Tea 10th and 17th

Bringing a little eccentricity to and otherwise elegant affair, the MadHatter Afternoon Tea Party invites adults into a wonderful world of make belief and magic filled with whimsical characters.

Perfect for family and children of all ages this amazing afternoon tea has a fairytale theme encouraging fancy dress and providing an enchanting experience for all involved.

During your stay see which of these amazing themed afternoon tea’s will be taking place and enjoy something extraordinary during your visit to Liverpool in June.

Liverpool Acoustic Extra

Where: View Two Gallery

When: 9th June

source: Liverpool Acoustic FaceBook

The musical talent pool in Liverpool runs deep and for that reason, the city is often filled with great places to catch a glimpse of the next rising star.

Take yourself to the View Two Gallery on Friday the 9th of June for an acoustic music special performance of three extremely talented local acts.

Liverpool Acoustic organisation take it upon themselves to arrange for local and national artists to perform their skills to live audiences, bringing an eclectic selection of shows to Liverpool year round.

As well as amazing music View Two Gallery also have a stunning collection of other mediums of artwork including painting and sculptures from local artists.

For a night immersed in the artistic talents of Liverpool, head to View Two Gallery during your stay at The Shankly Hotel.

CLUB TROPICANA

Where: Garden of Eden

When: 17th June

We’re feeling nostalgic at The Shankly Hotel this June and will be bringing our guests and the public a chance to relive some of the best parts of our favourite decade; the 80s at CLUB TROPICANA night in the Garden of Eden.

Get your hair styled high and your shoulder pads even higher for a night of retro music, classic 80s style cocktails and a fun fancy dress competition in Liverpool’s most stunning rooftop garden venue.

“Get into the Groove” on the dance floor and show off those signature moves from back in the day as our surprise tribute act takes to the stage and transports you back to the fun and happening years of the 80s.

We’re looking forward to welcoming the wild side of the greatest decade yet at the Shankly Hotel this June in Liverpool.

Bubble Rush

Where: Croxteth Park

When: 18th June

Organised by Radio City and Extreme Adventure Ltd, Bubble Rush is a unique way to enjoy charitable and outdoor family time together with a colourful twist.

Join the crowds at Croxteth Park on the 18th June as they run or walk to raise money for two Liverpool-based charities. Radio City’s Cahs for Kids and Zoe’s Place Baby Hospice will benefit from the proceeds of this fun family day.

The full 5k course begins in a cloud of coloured bubbles, and families of all ages are encouraged to dress in white so throughout the run they change colour running through each bubble station along the way.

The Bubble Rush is entertaining, messy and for a great cause. The perfect excuse to get dressed up stay healthy with the whole family whilst playing with tonnes of bubbles.

Liverpool Makefest

Where: Central Library

When: 24th June

Time to get creative this June in Liverpool as Central Library invites the public to Makefest.

At this gathering of creative projects from all mediums including science, technology, craft and artwork guests are encouraged to come and learn more.

This amazing event is organised to inspire and educate the public to get involved and make things happen using their own creative minds and hands.

Spend a day with the family learning more about an existing hobby or pick up entirely new ones as you explore the many wonders of what the human mind is capable of.

Book to stay at The Shankly Hotel

The Shankly Hotel is a family friendly Liverpool hotel that welcomes people of all ages to come and enjoy the city of Liverpool together. The amazing and spacious accommodation is ideal for groups to spend some quality time away from their day to day routines in luxurious surroundings.

There are plenty of great accommodation offers for our guests to come and enjoy the best Liverpool events in June together. We look forward to seeing you soon for your next short break away. Call 0151 601 8801 or email info@sigantureliving.co.uk, to see what’s going on in Liverpool during your stay at The Shankly Hotel.