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.

Watch the Spectacular Merseyside Derby in the Famous Shankly Hotel

Join us in the Bastion at The Shankly Hotel this Sunday 10th December for the hotly anticipated Merseyside Derby.

Liverpool FC will be taking on fellow scouse rivals, Everton, in the first meeting of the season.

Starting at 2.15 pm, we will be showing the game in our famous Bastion Bar and Restaurant and offering exclusive offers to all fans.

We can’t wait to see who comes out on top in this historic fixture.

Amazing Derby Day Offers

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Make the most of this great contest with our derby day offers and watch the game in the amazing atmosphere of the Bastion.

For just £12.95 per person, you can enjoy delicious food and a drink, live entertainment, plus match day drinks offers at the bar.

From arrival and throughout the game we will be offering 4 pint pitchers for £10, 5 bottles for £12 and double up on house spirits for £1 extra.

We will also have some amazing bonus in-play drinks offers including:

  • 2 for 1 on shots if LFC score first
  • 2 for 1 on the bar at halftime if LFC are winning at halftime
  • 2 for 1 for an hour after the full-time whistle if LFC win

Hosted in our Bastion Bar and Restaurant surrounded by the exclusive Shankly memorabilia, the game will be shown live on numerous big screen TV’s.

If you enjoy your match day at the Bastion, which we’re sure you will, you can consider joining our Premier League club. Click the link for more information.

The Merseyside Derby

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It is the longest running top-flight derby in England, having been played continuously since the 1962–63 season and is known around the world as the ‘friendly derby’.

Liverpool host the Blues in the 229th Merseyside derby this Sunday, looking to secure a fourth straight victory over their local rivals under Jurgen Klopp.

Saturday’s victory took Liverpool into the Premier League’s top four, with Klopp’s side having won five of their six fixtures since their 4-1 defeat to Tottenham in October.

However, the Blues will visit Anfield in good form, having recorded back-to-back victories to coincide with Sam Allardyce’s arrival as new manager.

It is sure to be a close contest and we can’t wait!

The Bastion Bar and Restaurant

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A beautiful bar and restaurant set in the heart of The Shankly Hotel, the Bastion is the perfect place to watch the Merseyside Derby.

You’ll find yourself surrounded by fans just as passionate as you are and have the chance to spend some time discovering memorabilia including Bill Shankly’s personal typewriter and original LFC contract.

We recognise the importance of football to the people of Liverpool and believe that the Bastion celebrates and pays tribute to one of the greatest managers Liverpool has ever seen.

Delicious Food

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This offer also includes a pre-match meal in the Bastion Restaurant.

The menu offers everything from delicious grilled Sirloin Steak to the Shankly pie of the day or a traditional beef burger, served with an array of delicious sides. Don’t forget to wash it all down with a pint and really make the most of match day.

Perfect for groups of family and friends, the Bastion offers an unrivalled atmosphere with a special buzz on match days.

Why not book an overnight stay and have the ultimate football celebration for the Merseyside Derby, The Shankly are here to make your experience the best it could be.

Recently voted the best sporting city in the UK, Liverpool has a long history with football and the Shankly Hotel are proud to be a part of it.

To book your place for this amazing match day offer, call our friendly team on 0151 541 9999.

The Perfect Christmas Party in The Garden of Eden

Join us for the ultimate Christmas party in the amazing Garden of Eden on Saturday 9th December and celebrate the festive season in style.

Set on the rooftop of the luxurious Shankly Hotel, this stunning venue is the perfect backdrop to enjoy an unforgettable Christmas party.

So, gather your friends, family or co-workers and join us as we raise a glass to the most wonderful time of the year.

Where: The Shankly Hotel

How much: £45pp

Christmas party

Celebrate the yuletide season with us in the breathtaking Garden of Eden on Saturday 9th December.

Your amazing Christmas party will include a delicious 3 course meal and a complimentary glass of fizz on arrival.

Our festive menu features a luxurious range of delicious Christmas classics, as well as some twists on the traditional dishes.

To start, lucky diners can choose spiced parsnip soup with chive cream and parsnip sippets. Or, perhaps the traditional chicken liver pate with a hint of brandy, allotment herbs, crunchy toasts, real ale chutney and our winter leaf salad.

Main courses include Cheshire turkey breast with cranberry, wrapped in smoked streaky bacon, chestnut seasoning, roast potatoes, honey roast parsnips, button sprouts and chantenay carrots, topped with a rich turkey roast gravy.

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Vegetarians can indulge in the parsnip and truffle pudding with roast chateau potatoes, oven roasted winter vegetables and tangy apple sauce.

And of course, it wouldn’t be Christmas without pudding! You can end your delicious meal with sweet treats including our chocolate and orange cheesecake, a wild berry and Kirsch tart, or delight in the coffee infused tiramisu with black coffee syrup and brittle chocolate. The festive period is a time to treat yourself, after all!

As well as all of the delicious food, we’ll be topping off the night with dynamic entertainment from a live band, a singer and DJ.

So, eat, drink and be merry in this dazzling space, which will be transformed into a charming winter wonderland.

We can’t wait to see you all there.

The Perfect Festive Venue

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The Garden of Eden is a spectacular venue and a perfect host to your Christmas party.

Located in the heart of Liverpool city centre, enjoy this unique rooftop setting surrounded by your closest friends, family or co-workers for an unforgettable celebration.

The Garden of Eden features gorgeous interiors and breath-taking views over Liverpool’s skyline.

Gaze out at the view whilst you enjoy great festive music, a tasty Christmas menu and the company of your nearest and dearest.

We will be decking the venue out with luxurious Christmas decorations and wintery features, to help you really get in the yuletide spirit.

Christmas at The Shankly

If you’d really like to make the most of your Christmas party, 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 Christmas spirit to your Liverpool stay.

Our rooms sleep from 2-24 people, making us the most unique hotel provider in the city.

So, for an unforgettable Christmas party, let the team at The Shankly do the hard work, whilst you relax and enjoy a celebration you’ll never forget.

To book your place at the Christmas party in The Garden of Eden, get in touch with our friendly team today by calling 0151 305 5101 or email christmas@signatureliving.co.uk

We look forward to celebrating Christmas with you!

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!

Top 8 Best Dishes from The Bastion’s New Lunch Menu

With the announcement of our brand new lunch menu, we thought we’d pick out some of our favourite dishes on offer.

From traditional Liverpudlian cuisine to sophisticated dishes that are perfect for special occasions, the new lunch menu from The Bastion is full of treats and surprises that will have you coming back to try more.

Which ones will you try?

Shankly Scouse

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A classic dish in Liverpool, we’ve added this all time favourite to our new lunch menu. A hearty bowl of meat stew bursting with flavour, served with red cabbage and freshly made crusty bread, it’s the perfect dish to warm you up as the months get colder.

The Bastion pie, chips and garden peas

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Continuing with our hearty, traditional dishes, we’ve added a Shankly pie into the mix. Each day the pie will be a different flavour, so you can ask your server for the pick of the day. Served with chunky chips and garden peas, it’s the ideal meal to enjoy on match days.

Pan seared seabass ­fillet with teriyaki vegetables

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One of our favourites from the new menu, this light and fluffy pan seared seabass fillet is served with stir fried onions, peppers, broccoli, carrots and mushrooms and drizzled with a sweet soy and ginger dressing. Beautifully presented and perfectly cooked, this oriental fish dish is an instant hit.

The Bastion super (sub) salad

A healthy option on the new menu, The Bastion super (sub) salad is bursting with vibrant colours and delicious flavours. It is packed with sweet potato, pomegranate, toasted pine nuts, mixed cress, broccoli, avocado, chilli fl­akes, crumbled feta cheese, sliced almonds and a splash of olive oil. A perfect treat for vegetarians, or meat eaters can add some succulent chicken breast or poached salmon.

Avocado and poached egg on thick toast

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One of our delicious brunch options, this crushed avocado sits on thick, crusty toast and is topped with 2 perfectly cooked poached eggs and a squeeze of tangy lime. A great light brunch choice from The Bastion Bar and Restaurant.

Steak frites

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A delicious classic, our steak with frites is sure to be a winner with our guests. Cooked to your liking, pan fried 170g rump steak is served with tasty skinny fries, a grilled half tomato and watercress.

Chickpea, spinach and sweet potato curry

A glorious vegetarian option, this curry dish is creamy, rich and perfect for enjoying during the autumn months. It is packed with subtle spices and flavours with fragrant sweet potato, courgette, spinach and chickpea, served with beautiful coconut and chilli jasmine rice. Don’t forget to enjoy this creamy curry with a tasty cold beer and really make the most of the vibrant flavours.

The Shankly burger

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Last but certainly not least is the old faithful Shankly burger. A classic for any meat lover, tuck into 226g of ground beef, topped with chunky cheddar cheese and smoked streaky bacon on a toasted bun with The Bastion house burger sauce, beef tomato and lettuce. This delicious burger is served with skinny fries and a choice of sauces. Another match day favourite that we’re sure Shanks would be proud of.

The Bastion Bar and Restaurant

Join us at The Bastion Bar & Restaurant for a truly unique dining experience.

Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of Bill Shankly as you sip on beautifully mastered cocktails or a pint and tuck into spectacular food from our brand new lunch menu. A striking restaurant in the heart of Liverpool city centre, The Bastion is the perfect place to experience memorable moments with your loved ones.

If you’d like to book a table to enjoy our brand new lunch menu, get in touch with our friendly team today. 

We hope to see you soon. 

Gifts for the Ultimate Shankly Fan this Christmas

If you have a dedicated Shankly fan in the family, then look no further for the perfect Christmas gift!

Forget the ordinary and treat someone special to a truly unforgettable Christmas.

Choose from a range of spectacular presents, including Shankly Tours and gift vouchers.

Shankly Experience Tours

Shankly Experience Tours offer bespoke tours of Liverpool.

Choose from an array of fantastic packages for the perfect personalised gift.

Some of our most popular tours include the Liverpool Was Made for Me tour and the Memorabilia Tour.

Liverpool Was Made for Me Tour

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Liverpool FC fans will find themselves in heaven with our Liverpool Was Made for Me package.

This football themed tour is a unique fusion of Liverpool’s world famous landmarks and footballing history.

Take a captivating journey through the remarkable past of two of football’s biggest clubs.

We’ll take a look back at Everton FC and its impact on LFC.

This tour also incorporates the unmissable Liverpool Football Club Tour of the stadium and Museum tour.

Memorabilia Tour

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The Memorabilia tour is another fan favourite at The Shankly.

Giving you an up close and personal experience, you’ll be greeted by a member of the Shankly family.

From there you’ll be swept away on a personal guided tour of The Shankly Hotel’s exclusive memorabilia.

Our collection includes Bill Shankly’s original LFC contract and personal typewriter.

You’ll also have the chance to experience our Virtual Reality Shankly experience.

For just £20pp this is an incomparable treat for Bill Shankly fans.

A Delicious Meal & Memorabilia

This winter, wine and dine in style at The Bastion Bar & Restaurant.

Treat your other half, friends or family to an exquisite meal in the heart of Liverpool.

The Bastion is a go-to spot for delicious meals prepared to perfection by our talented chefs.

Choose from warming winter dishes and hearty meals guaranteed to hit the spot.

Main Courses include everything from Slow Braised Ox Cheek to Spinach and Ricotta Tortellini.

Our tempting desserts range from mouthwatering Sticky Toffee Pudding to Strawberry Cheesecake.

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The Bastion is one of a kind. Ideal for Shankly fans, guests can dine surrounded by our museum of memorabilia.

Admire our archives of rare memorabilia showcasing the life and legacy of Bill Shankly.

One of our most fantastically festive why not join us for Festive Afternoon Tea?

Our famous selection of sweet and savoury treats has been given a special Christmas twist.

Food is without a doubt one of the best ways to the heart. And we’re certain this one will go down a treat!

Come in from the cold and tuck in to tasty scones, sandwiches and delicious cakes from just £19.95pp.

A Luxury Overnight Stay

Treat someone special to a luxury overnight stay at The Shankly.

Perfect for a cosy stay during the winter months, rooms at The Shankly blend classic and contemporary style.

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Enjoy a night of utter relaxation with our deluxe beds and rejuvenating whirlpool baths.

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.

Shankly Hotel Gift Vouchers

If you’re feeling a little spoilt for choice, our Signature Group gift vouchers could be the answer.

You can purchase and personalise a gift voucher by adding a message and sending it via email, text or 1st class post.

Upon receiving their gift voucher, Shankly fans will be able to choose the ultimate Christmas gift.

To enquire further or to book your visit to The Shankly or Bastion, you can contact us on 0151 601 8801.

12 Magical Reasons to Visit Liverpool this Christmas

Whether you’re looking for fun festive activities to do with the kids or the best winter shopping destinations, check out our 12 magical reasons to visit Liverpool this Christmas.

With less than 50 days until Christmas, it’s time to start planning how you’ll be spending the run up to the most wonderful time of the year.

Let The Shankly Hotel take care of the planning.

The Ice Festival

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The amazing ice festival is returning to Liverpool’s Pierhead this year for a frosty occasion that the whole family can enjoy.

The festival will feature a super-sized triple ice slide, a large ice rink, a giant ferris wheel and 50 traditional German market stalls.

The high speed thirty metre ice slide will allow racers to skim along from six metres above the festival as the Three Graces and the Mersey whizz past.

Visitors will also be able to enjoy shopping at a new traditional Christmas market with 50 stalls, three German-style bars and a pop-up Bavarian food court serving up specialities including its famous German sausage cooked over hot coals.

There will also be an amazing Ice Bar, featuring a sub-zero room of crystal clear ice sculptures where even the bar, tables and chairs are carved from real ice.

It’s one of the best places to visit for a perfect Christmas in Liverpool.

Santa’s Christmas Party

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This year, Liverpool’s iconic Cunard Building is expecting some very special guests this Christmas.

The real Santa Claus will be paying a visit and bringing his team of helpers to throw the ultimate festive kids party.

Santa’s Christmas Party will feature everything from the Reindeer Ranch where Santa’s four legged friends will be waiting to say hello, the unmissable opportunity to visit Santa himself and his talented team of Elves, have a boogie at the Jingle Bell Rock disco and watch some festive classics at the seasonal cinema.

You’ll also be able to enjoy some delicious food and drink from some of Liverpool’s top restaurants and last but certainly not least, you could win the chance to have your own personal visit from Santa.

Santa’s party guests can look forward to jam-packed celebrations with plenty in store for everyone, it’s the perfect reason to visit Liverpool this Christmas.

Visit the Christmas Markets

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Set at St George’s Plateau, the Waterfront and Chavasse Park, this year’s Christmas markets have promised to be bigger and better than ever.

At St George’s Hall there will be over 40 traditional festive style cabins, all decorated with yuletide garlands and frosty, magical lighting, the Christmas markets are always a fabulous treat.

Always buzzing with a warm and merry atmosphere, the markets will offer lucky shoppers a range of delicious German themed hot and cold drinks, tasty snacks and of course bratwurst and gourmet burgers.

It wouldn’t be Christmas without an abundance of craft stalls, selling handmade jewellery, festive decorations, trinkets and unique gifts.

This year there will also be a Windmill bar and children’s rides to keep everyone entertained.

A Festive Afternoon Tea in the Bastion

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If you fancy getting cosy with some delicious yuletide food, look no further than The Shankly’s Festive Afternoon Tea.

Set within the beautiful Bastion Bar and Restaurant, celebrate Christmas in style as you indulge in delicate festive flavoured finger sandwiches, sweet treats and mini mince pies. Served with glasses of refreshing bubbly and spicy mulled wine, it’s the perfect treat.

Toast the build-up to Christmas with your loved ones in this stunning setting in Liverpool.

Christmas Pantos

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Over the Christmas period, there are plenty of Christmas pantos and plays to keep you and the little ones amused.

From fairytale classics to rock n roll singalongs, you can choose from Aladdin, Cinderella, Peter Pan, The Jungle Book and The Little Mermaid to name but a few!

Whether you fancy going to the Epstein, Empire, ECHO Arena or the Royal Court, you can get tickets to see your favourites right now.

See the Beautiful Lights

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One of the best reasons to visit Liverpool this Christmas is to see the spectacular festive light display.

You may have missed the official switch on, but there’s still plenty to see and explore around Liverpool One, Castle Street and Bold Street.

What’s a Christmas getaway without some twinkly fairy lights after all!

A Festive Tour

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Are you a footy fanatic? Or maybe you love The Beatles?

Check out the amazing Shankly Experience Tours and spend your Christmas seeing the sights of Liverpool.

From tours that are focused on Bill Shankly’s life, to more general football experiences and days dedicated to the Fab Four, you’re sure to find a package to match you.

Perfect for exploring Liverpool during this merry season, these tours are a great treat.

Holidays are Coming!

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One of our favourite Christmas events is when the big red, fairy light clad Coca Cola truck visits the city!

It will officially be pulling into Liverpool ONE in early December, so we can all get our selfies in front of it and of course pick up a free can of your favourite fizzy pop.

It’s perfect for getting into the Christmas spirit.

The Best City for Christmas Shopping

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Visit Liverpool this year for the ultimate Christmas shopping experience.

Liverpool is renowned for having some of the best festive shopping destinations in the UK, including Liverpool ONE, the Met-quarter and Bold Street.

You’re sure to find the perfect gift, whether you’re looking for something truly unique and boutique, or a bit flashy and designer.

The Shankly Hotel also do an amazing festive shopping offer that features a Liverpool Christmas shopping guide, plus an overnight stay and a 2 course meal, check it out here.

Enjoy the Santa Dash

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Liverpool’s Santa Dash will see the city’s main streets flooded with hundreds of Santa lookalikes, all to raise funds for Claire House Children’s Hospice.

All you need to enter is a Santa Suit and the determination to leg it round Liverpool, fast or slow, it’s up to you.

The entire event will then be topped off with live entertainment and a raffle with some awesome prizes.

The perfect reason to visit Liverpool this Christmas, you’re sure to feel great once you’ve finished the race.

Why not indulge in a delicious Christmas dinner once you’ve finished, guilt free!

See Harry Potter Live in Concert

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is coming to Liverpool for a spectacular live concert.

First released in 2002, the film follows Harry Potter’s second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Becoming the seventh highest grossing film of all time following its release, this unique showing will bring the film to life with a live symphony orchestra.

Prices start from £28, it’s sure to be a magical filled evening.

Relax and Rejuvenate at Morgan’s Spa

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The last reason you should visit Liverpool this Christmas is to discover the amazingly tranquil Morgan’s Spa.

Set within the luxurious 30 James Street Hotel, this spa is the ideal place to unwind and relax as you prepare for the hectic festive period.

They offer a range of different treatment options, including couple’s massages, rejuvenating body wraps as well as a wide range of beauty treatments and facials.

Morgan’s Spa also features a ‘spa pool’ which is an incredible 40 sq ft hydrotherapy pool ideal for relaxing and washing your troubles away.

Book a Stay at The Shankly for Christmas

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The best place to spend Christmas this year, The Shankly Hotel is a luxurious hotel set in the heart of Liverpool city centre.

Bringing a touch of luxury to the festive season, our spacious rooms feature opulent fittings, unique furnishings and Jacuzzi baths.

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.

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Especially for the festive season, we’ve got some brilliant Christmas offers that are the perfect treat.

From shopping guides with overnight stays, to festive afternoon tea and party offers, you’re sure to find one that suits you.

To book a stay at The Shankly Hotel this festive period get in touch with our friendly team today and visit Liverpool this Christmas.

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

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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!

What’s On: Liverpool Events November 2017

At The Shankly Hotel, you’ll never find yourself stuck for things to do and see in Liverpool.

From dazzling events within our venues to festive fun across the city, don’t miss the best of what’s on this November.

What’s On Liverpool

River of Light Fireworks

When: Sunday 5th November

Where: The Waterfront

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Make this Bonfire Night a spectacular one at the River of Light 2017.

See the world famous waterfront illuminated by one of the UK’s leading firework companies, Titanium Fireworks.

The dynamic experience will include mesmerising visual and music displays as well as street theatre and family activities.

Featuring fantastic food and drink stalls to ease you through the cold, wrap up warm and head along for an unforgettable evening in Liverpool.

Warhorse

When: Wednesday 15th November – 2nd December

Where: Empire Theatre

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See Michael Morpurgo’s critically acclaimed novel brought to life on stage at Liverpool Empire Theatre.

The record breaking show has enjoyed eight years of record breaking success on London’s West End.

This captivating production of the phenomenal war drama is certain to leave you feeling moved.

Christmas Light Switch On

When: Thursday 9th November

Where: Liverpool ONE

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Catch Liverpool’s enchanting 30 metre tree and twinkling lights for the official Christmas lights switch on.

Head down from 4pm for festive street performances to get you in the spirit!

The twinkling seasonal lights will be switched on at 6pm, so why not head along after work and see for yourself?

Soul and Motown Weekend

When: Friday 10th – Saturday 11th November

Where: The Shankly Hotel

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This month, don’t miss the ultimate Soul & Motown Weekender at The Shankly Hotel.

Bringing the best of Soul and Motown to the heart of the city, come along for showstopping performances from Kenny Thomas, Trevor Nelson, Heatwave and plenty more.

Expect to boogie all night long as we celebrate the infectious sounds of Motown, featuring DJs including Davy T, Bizzy B and D Fresh.

Mersey Boys Afternoon Tea

When: Sunday  12th November

Where: The Shankly

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The Mersey Boys Afternoon Tea is back at The Shankly! And we couldn’t be more excited.

Join us for a charming afternoon of musical entertainment within our rooftop Eden venue.

Tuck into delicious sweet and savoury treats as the boys take over with tracks from the last 70 years.

Perfect for the whole family, expect the sounds of The Fab Four and Cilla Black to Elvis Costello and The Zutons.

Christmas Markets

When: Friday 17th November

Where: St George’s Plateau

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The Christmas season is nearly upon us, and that means Liverpool’s charming Christmas markets are well on their way.

This year, the festive cabin stalls will be returning to St George’s Plateau, the picturesque spot outside St George’s Hall.

With magical lighting and plenty of German themed treats, a trip to the Christmas markets makes a fantastic day out or escape from seasonal shopping.

So, get ready to feel merry and bright with a yuletide mix of tasty snacks, chocolate, gourmet burgers as well as plenty of gift stalls for the perfect present.

Ice Festival

When: Friday 17th November

Where: Pierhead

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This winter, the Liverpool Ice Festival is back. And you can expect more festive fun than ever before.

Transforming the city centre into a winter wonderland, get ready to get your skates on and get in the Christmas spirit!

The open air Ice Rink will be making its eagerly awaited return, as well as the UK’s biggest real Ice Slide.

Take in amazing views across the Ice Festival as you slide down at speed from 6m above the park itself.

Not forgetting, you’ll want to bring along some warming winter clothing for a visit to the Ice Bar!

Featuring glistening ice sculptures and carved furniture, you can enjoy festive favourites from the bar in style.

The Little Mermaid

When: Saturday 25th November – Saturday 20th January

Where: The Everyman

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Liverpool’s best loved pantomime show is back in town this winter season, and you won’t want to miss it!

The Everyman’s famous rock ‘n’ roll panto is truly one of a kind, bringing together the best of theatre and comedy for one dazzling show.

Notorious dame Francis Tucker and master of mischief Francis Tucker are also set to return, with plenty of laughs (and most likely some water pistols) up their sleeve.

Picturesque Hope Street is only a short distance from The Shankly Hotel, so why not enjoy a pre-theatre meal at The Bastion before you head out for the evening?

Victorian Christmas

When: Saturday 25th November – Sunday 10th December

Where: Speke Hall

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This November, why not experience the magic of A Victorian Christmas at Liverpool’s charming Tudor manor house?

Speke Hall offers a fantastic family day out throughout the year, but the festive season is particularly special.

The advancements in technology and rise in wealth during the industrial revolution hugely influenced Christmas traditions.

In fact, we have the Victorians to thank for festivities including Father Christmas, giving gifts and cards, our Christmas holidays, trees and even the crackers on the dinner table.

So, take a step back in time and find yourself transported to the opulent Victorian era of high ceilings, carols, sugar mice and yuletide decorations.

Staying at The Shankly Hotel

Escape the November cold this month with a cosy stay at The Shankly Hotel, situated in the heart of Liverpool’s cultural attractions and most vibrant streets.

Enjoy a spot of Christmas shopping before heading back to your luxury room or to The Bastion for a delicious bite to eat.

In the evening, why not head out to one of November’s fantastic events? You’ll be able to give the taxi queue a miss and head back to your very own room equipped with plenty of top facilities.

To enquire further about staying at The Shankly or to book your visit, our friendly team will be happy to help on 0151 236 0166.

The Ultimate Theatre Experience with The Shankly Hotel

Liverpool is renowned for its spectacular theatre and dynamic music scene. And this November, there’s plenty in store for you!

See world-class performances and record breaking shows brought to life on Liverpool’s fantastic theatre stages.

Whether you fancy a dazzling night out of laughter or an unforgettable musical experience, take a look at our recommendations!

You may also want to join us at The Shankly Hotel for our fabulous pre-theatre menu or a cosy overnight stay.

Top Theatre Shows in Liverpool this November

Faulty Towers: The Dining Experience

When: Friday 3rd – Saturday 4th November

Where: Liverpool Empire

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Catch the globe-trotting Faulty Towers: The Dining Experience in action this November in Liverpool.

With sold-out signs across the world, from Sydney Opera House to Canada, this is an unmissable chance to see Basil, Sybil and Manuel grace the Liverpool Empire stage.

Comedy fans will be pleased to hear that only a third of this laugh-out-loud show is scripted, so you can look forward to personal, improvised comedy as its best.

The interactive show has welcomed non-stop rave reviews and been described as “a two-hour eat, drink and laugh sensation” by The Daily Telegraph.

War Horse

When: November 2017

Where: Liverpool Empire

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War Horse is without a doubt one of the most successful shows in the world, enjoying 8 record breaking years in London’s West End.

Based upon the critically acclaimed novel by Michael Morpurgo, see this powerful story brought to life at Liverpool Empire Theatre.

Described as “the theatre event of the decade” by Sunday Times, War Horse is the phenomenal war drama that you’ve been waiting for.

Prepare to be astounded by atmospheric and captivating music as well as striking life-sized horses, created by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company.

Purple Rain: A Celebration of Prince

When: Monday 6th November 2017

Where: Liverpool Philharmonic

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What better venue for a spectacular celebration of legendary Prince than the grand Liverpool Philharmonic Hall?

Purple Rain are renowned for showcasing a world class celebration of the life and legacy of the singing sensation.

The jam-packed show delivers truly mesmerising music and entertainment from a full eight-piece live band.

Expect to be blown away as your favourite Prince hits fill the walls of this magnificent venue.

For Love or Money

When: Tuesday 1st November – Saturday 25th November

Where: The Playhouse

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The Liverpool Playhouse is one of Liverpool’s most charming buildings, dating back to 1866 when it first stood as a music hall.

Catch For Love or Money on stage as it brings the iconic theatre a November of infectious entertainment.

Receiving fantastic four star reviews from The Guardian, The Times and The Observer, it’s safe to say that you’re in for a treat!

Set in a small town in Yorkshire, you’ll soon find yourself swept away with this comedic tale of a love, rivalry and avarice.

The crowd-pleasing production is adapted by Blake Morrison from Alain-Rene Lesage’s eighteenth-century comedy Turcaret.

The Everyman Rock n Roll Panto

When: Saturday 25th November – Saturday 20th January

Where: The Everyman

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This November, Liverpool’s best loved panto is back in town!

And this year, the hilarious cast are diving head first into their roles with a production of The Little Mermaid.

The Everyman’s rock ‘n’ roll panto is simply one of a kind, bringing the best of pantomime and theatre together.

Renowned as the notorious dame and master of mischief, Francis Tucker and Adam Keast are set to make their return to the stage, so you can expect plenty of laughs along the way!

Not forgetting, the show will once again showcase the spectacular live band, the perfect accompaniment to the show.

Situated along picturesque Hope Street, don’t miss out on an enchanting night of festive family fun.

Join us at The Bastion for a Bite to Eat

Our brand new menu is perfect for a delicious bite to eat before catching a theatre show in Liverpool.

Choose from warming winter starters including our Homemade Soup of the Day and hearty main courses.

Our delicious Pan Seared Seabass Fillet and Spinach and Ricotta Tortellini will leave you spoilt for choice as you browse our diverse menu.

Top it all off with a sweet treat from our selection of desserts.

Discover everything from mouthwatering Chocolate and Salted Caramel Fondant to tempting Strawberry Cheesecake.

A Luxury Hotel in Liverpool

The Shankly Hotel is one of the top hotels in Liverpool, offering guests a unique and luxury experience.

The Bill Shankly-themed hotel welcomes guests from across the globe in search of something special.

 

Located in the heart of the city centre, you’ll find Liverpool’s cultural attractions and theatres only a short walk or taxi ride away.

Situated on buzzing Victoria Street, we’re a favourite for those catching late night theatre shows in Liverpool.

Rooms at the Shankly offer the perfect blend of contemporary and classic style, with fantastically high quality facilities.

Don’t miss our wide range of Autumn hotel deals to choose from for a special overnight stay.

So come in from the cold this November and join us for the ultimate theatre experience at The Shankly Hotel.

To enquire further or to book your visit, you can contact our friendly team today on 0151 236 0166.

Fabulous Pay Day Offers You Can’t Refuse

Pay Day is nearly upon us, so to celebrate why not spend some of your well earned cash on treating yourself.

At The Shankly Hotel we have some amazing pay day offers that you’d be silly to miss out on.

From spa treatments to Sunday slumber deals and VIP experiences, you’ll leave our hotel feeling refreshed and ready to face the month ahead.

Live Like a VIP

Fancy living like a VIP for a night? At The Shankly Hotel you can do just that for £198 per couple.

This luxurious package includes prosecco and beer upon arrival, helping you to feel every bit the star.

You’ll be shown to your luxury double room, that will feature a stunning Jacuzzi bath and opulent interiors.

That evening you’ll be treated to a delicious 3 course meal in our famous Bastion Bar and Restaurant, with a free cocktail each.

Unwind and relax in your room and wake up to a tasty breakfast in our beautiful restaurant.

Live like a VIP and really celebrate pay day in style.

Easy Like Sunday Evening

Give yourself a break from cooking on Sunday and take advantage of our spectacular pay day offers.

Our easy like Sunday evening deal is the perfect way to relax after a hard week.

Enjoy a delicious three course meal in the stunning Bastion Bar and Restaurant for just £17.95 per person.

Indulge in our autumn menu, featuring locally sourced produce and ingredients, there’s no better place to unwind.

 

Time for Tea

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Do you love the finer things in life?

We offer an opulent Afternoon Tea for just £24.95 per person, featuring tasty finger sandwiches, sweet treats and a range of light cakes. 

Served with a glass of bubbly, our famous afternoon tea at the Bastion is a perfect pay day treat.

So, don’t delay, treat yourself to our Afternoon Tea offer today.

Sunday Slumber

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Prepare for the new month ahead with a relaxing Sunday Slumber.

For just £129 per couple, you can indulge in an overnight stay in our luxurious hotel in the centre of Liverpool.

Your room will feature a stunning double bed, with unique features and a beautiful Jacuzzi bath.

Relax to the max with a glorious lie in followed by a delicious breakfast.

The star treatment doesn’t end there, you’ll be treated to one of our famous Sunday Lunches in the Bastion Bar and Restaurant.

It’s a pay day offer you really can’t refuse.

Autumn Revive

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If spa treatments are more your kind of treat, we have the perfect pay day offer for you.

Our Autumn revive deal includes an overnight stay in one of our luxurious double rooms that feature a stunning Jacuzzi bath.

Head over to the amazing Morgan’s Spa, situated inside the beautiful 30 James Street Hotel, for a mini 20 minute spa treatment with a complimentary mini facial.

Then, head back to your room and sink into your Jacuzzi as you relax after a long month of hard work.

The next morning you will be treated to a full breakfast in the Bastion Restaurant.

You can enjoy all of this for just £138 per couple.

To book any of these amazing pay day offers, call our friendly team on 0151 541 9999. 

We look forward to seeing you soon!