4 Top Value Liverpool Food and Drink Offers at The Shankly Hotel

So, date night is coming up and you were supposed to book a great night out in Liverpool but you’re feeling the pinch just before pay day? Not to worry. The Shankly Hotel have four fabulous top value Liverpool food and drink offers for you and that special someone to enjoy.

At the Shankly Hotel’s Bastion Bar and Restaurant, you can choose your meal from a menu filled with gastronomic delights. You can book for a taste of the a la carte menu or go all out and include a bottle of wine too. Whichever you decide your date night will be saved at the Shankly Hotel.

Our stunning Liverpool city centre restaurant is in the ideal location to visit the shops and check out the sights along the way. The chic décor and friendly atmosphere are perfect for spending some of that rare time together after a fun filled day out in Liverpool.

A Low-Cost A La Carte

Our a la carte menu is superb for date night as it comes with an array of sharing dishes that were designed for bringing people together.

For the cheese lovers among you, the Bastion Bar and Restaurant’s molten baked Camembert is a bundle of cheesy excellence. Served with sticky caramelised onion chutney and a stack of crisp bread for dunking. You’ll just have to fight over who gets the last dip.

Enjoy a taste of the orient with an Asian inspired sharing platter. The dish is perfect for two and comes with crispy tempura prawns, duck spring rolls, sweet chilli chicken skewers and Maryland crab cakes all served with sweet chilli and soy dipping sauces.

Another great sharing dish is the double steak fillet served on a sizzling hot stone with rustic hand cut chips, a zingy pepper sauce and a side of vine tomatoes and flat cap mushrooms. The ultimate way to enjoy a great cut of fillet steak is from a hot stone sharing platter at the Bastion Bar and Restaurant.

Push the boat out this date night, but don’t break the bank by taking advantage of our amazing Liverpool food and drink offers and 30% off our entire a la carte menu at the Bastion Bar and Restaurant.

An Excellent Early Bird Offer

The early bird catches more than a worm at the Bastion Bar and Restaurant.

If you have an event planned for date night in Liverpool but you’re struggling to find somewhere special to eat, the Shankly Hotel have an early bird menu designed for just such an occasion.

Our early bird menu was tailored to those who have concert tickets for a live gig in Liverpool or are going to see a play in one of Liverpool’s many theatres. Even though you are sticking to a timetable there’s no need to sacrifice the enjoyment of your meal in the process.

Dishes include classics like rib eye steak and fish and chips, or a touch of the Mediterranean with spinach and ricotta tortellini, pesto and pine nut cream, topped with a parmesan biscuit.

The Bastion Bar and Restaurant early bird menu has a fabulous selection of delicious dishes, and there’s something for everybody’s tastes.

Choose two or three courses served Monday- Thursday before 8 pm and you and your date can dine in style before embarking on the rest of the fun filled evening ahead.

Cocktail classics Two for £10

Date night doesn’t need to include a meal if you eat before you come out you can spend more on drinks too.

For great date night in Liverpool sometimes just drinks will do. Especially if they’re made in the Bastion Bat and Restaurant. Our cocktail menu includes the classic tastes of Long Island Ice Tea, Strawberry Daquiri’s and creamy French Martini’s as well as the more tropical blends of Passion Fruit Caipiroska or the Malibu Wave.

What’s more, the Bastion Bar and Restaurant cocktails are two for £10 all week until 8 pm.

The atmosphere in the Bastion Bar and Restaurant is mellow and friendly, with an eclectic mix of guests all out to enjoy their own night in Liverpool. Because the Bastion Bar and Restaurant has an ideal central location, there’s easy access to Liverpool’s nicest bars and clubs for when you’re ready for a change of scenery.

A wonderful place to start, spend or end a date night in Liverpool with a tasty cocktail or two at the Bastion Bar and Restaurant.

Our Wine and Dine Deal

If you are really trying to impress on this date night, then an amazing wine and dine offer for the Shankly Hotel will do the trick.

Spoil your date rotten with a full 2-course meal and a bottle of wine to share for the evening. The Bastion Bar and Restaurant’s premium wine stores will be sure to amaze even the pickiest of wine palettes, as well as a choice of food from and extensive dinner menu.

No matter what their favourite dish is, the kitchen team in the Bastion Bar and Restaurant will have a dish to suit.

If seafood’s your favourite then try pan seared hake served in a cockle broth, or something from the grill where the famous Shankly Burger is a must.

All the dishes at the Bastion Bar and Restaurant were created using locally sourced produce, as we believe this it’s best way to create delicious tasting home cooked food.

This is the best of our latest Liverpool food and drink offers for you and your date to enjoy a leisurely, tasty meal together accompanied by the finest wine in a memorable and friendly atmosphere.

The Shankly Museum

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When the meal is done, the experience doesn’t stop there. You and your date can peruse a huge collection of rare Bill Shankly memorabilia all of which has been donated by the Shankly family and used to preserve the memory of a legend.

Learn more about the greatest player/manager in footballing history, and how his strong family morals and values have helped shape the Shankly Hotel and the Shankly families’ future.

Make this date night memorable, and better still affordable, at the Shankly Hotel with our top value Liverpool food and drink offers. Trust us you’ll be glad you did.

The Best Cultural Attractions within Walking Distance of The Shankly Hotel

On the doorstep of the Shankly Hotel is a wealth of Liverpool culture that guests of The Shankly Hotel can walk to in under 15 minutes.

No matter where your interests lie, a simple hop skip and a jump will take you into several of Liverpool’s most widely visited cultural attractions.

We have put together a helpful guide so that you can make the most of your visit to Liverpool with The Shankly Hotel.

6 Fascinating Museums

Liverpool has a wide selection of museums both big and small, and what’s more, they are all within 15 minutes’ walk of The Shankly Hotel.

The World Museum – 4 minutes’ walk

Host to exhibitions about space, biology and natural history all giving visitors the chance to gain extensive knowledge on the planet we inhabit.

During interactive workshops inspired by museums exhibitions visitors can learn all there is to know about planet earth. From the deepest depths of the sea to the furthest reaches of space, there’s something for every age at The World Museum.

Western Approaches Museum – 11 minutes’ walk

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For those with an interest in wartime history take a walk to Western Approaches Museum, an expertly restored bunker surviving from WW2.

Inside, war history enthusiasts can enjoy touring hidden rooms including The Map Room which has remained as it was from the day the doors were sealed in 1945.

The Western Approaches bunker played an important part in the strategy implemented during WW2 that some say had a massive impact on our victory.

The Museum of Liverpool – 15 minutes’ walk

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A trip to the Museum of Liverpool will leave you with an in-depth knowledge of our fascinating city. Exhibitions on display depict the past, present and predicted future of Liverpool and teach visitors all that helped shape the landscape of the Liverpool we know today.

Information on the sporting and creative achievements of Liverpool’s people, as well as the impact of Liverpool maritime involvement, is all on display at the Museum of Liverpool.

The Piermaster’s House – 15 minutes’ walk

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On historical Albert Dock visitors to Liverpool can take a stroll around The Piermaster’s House. This stunning period building has been recreated in the style of a genuine WW2 homestead, complete with ration booklets and gas masks.

The original purpose of the dwelling was for the Piermaster and his family to stay, the Piermaster being responsible for directing ships in and out of Liverpool’s busy port in the latter half of the 18th century.

The Piermaster’s house is just one of four houses built that survived heavy bombings during the second world war.

The Merseyside Maritime Museum – 15 minutes’ walk

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For an insight into  Liverpool’s maritime past, The Merseyside Maritime Museum has it all. There are theatrical performances recreating major moments from Liverpool shipping past as well as interactive lessons on LGBT lives in the Navy.

There are theatrical performances recreating major moments from Liverpool’s shipping history as well as interactive lessons on LGBT lives in the Navy.

A real chance to learn about how influential Liverpool was on the seas.

The International Slavery Museum – 15 minutes’ walk

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The last museum in our list is the only one of its kind, serving to highlight the past and present day issues of the human slave trade.

The International Slavery Museum is home to some inspiring historical collections. Each tells the stories of countless individuals and their journeys. From being plucked out of their countries, documenting their harrowing journey across the sea to reach their destination to serve as slaves in America.

Although a troubling part of Liverpool’s past a visit to The International Slavery Museum is well worth it. Learn about the history of slave trade and the huge roll Liverpool played in the import and export of humans over the course of four centuries.

Must See Liverpool Landmarks

As well as museums, there are some exciting Liverpool landmarks that are not to be missed all within walking distance from the Shankly Hotel.

Three Graces – 15-minutes’ walk

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The Liver Building, Cunard Building and Port of Liverpool Building are three of Liverpool’s most iconic structures. Sitting proudly along the Mersey River these three buildings played a huge part in Liverpool’s long history.

The Cunard building was home to the Cunard shipping line and has recently celebrated its 100th birthday. Now owned by Merseyside Pension Fund the Cunard Building has hosted short exhibitions and public events.

The Liver building was originally constructed to house the Royal Liver Assurance group who assisted families when a wage-earning member was lost.

When the Liver building was originally constructed it was the tallest in the city and one of the first buildings made with reinforced concrete. It is now a nest for symbols of the city the Liver Birds and an iconic part of Liverpool’s unforgettable skyline.

The Port of Liverpool building is a stunning architectural creation noted in Liverpool for its ornamental detailing.

The domed centre and surrounding cupolas give the Port of Liverpool building a somewhat palatial appearance.

All three buildings make up a large part of the UNESCO World Heritage Waterfront each is a definite must see during any visit to the city for learning more about Liverpool culture.

Albert Dock – 20 minutes’ walk

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The very first building in the UK to be built without using wood and thus Albert Dock was the first non-combustible dock warehouse in the world.

After a peak in business being used as a docking facility fast advances in shipping technology relegated Albert dock to use as a storage facility.

Then commissioned by the Admiralty during WW2, Albert Dock provided a base for the British Atlantic Fleet.

After this Albert Dock was unused for approximately a decade until Merseyside Development Corporation was created and took control of the renovation.

Since re-opening in 1984 Albert Dock has become a major tourist attraction home to a few Liverpool museums and art galleries as well as a host of popular bars and restaurants.

St George’s Hall – 5 minutes’ walk

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One of Liverpool’s most visually appealing buildings is St Georges Hall.

Originally built to host music festivals, banquets and concerts, today this stunning venue still houses some of Liverpool’s most exciting events. These include live music performances, culinary and vintage fairs, corporate events and even weddings.

Perhaps the most striking feature of St Georges Hall is the Great Hall, with ornate tiled flooring and gilded carvings, a breath-taking sight to behold.

Visitors can view St George’s hall as part of a tour or during a visit to one of the amazing events taking place.

Remarkable statues, memorials and monuments

• Eleanor Rigby statue – 3 minutes’ walk
• Wellington memorial – 9 minutes’ walk
• Queen Victoria monument – 8 minutes’ walk
• Titanic memorial – 15 minutes’ walk
• Lennon statue – 5 minutes’ walk
• Cilla Black statue – 5 minutes’ walk

Our own slice of Liverpool’s historical culture

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The Shankly Hotel is the ideal place to stay for an experience of Liverpool’s interesting past. Even in the hotel itself, guests can learn all about one of Liverpool’s most iconic player/managers Bill Shankly.

Our Bill Shankly Museum details the life and career of Shankly, with rare memorabilia on display that includes handwritten letters, award and medals, even a training tracksuit from his time at LFC.

Learn all you can about Liverpool culture from the past and present during a visit to the Shankly Hotel.

Book your visit today here or call 0151 601 8801.

Pre-theatre Dining and Staying at The Shankly

If you’re planning on catching a theatre show in Liverpool, you may be stuck for where to eat beforehand and fancy an overnight city centre stay. Based in the stunning Millennium House building, The Shankly Hotel radiates charm and character. We simply aren’t like any other hotels in the city.

You’ll find us located right around the corner from Liverpool’s leading theatres, including the Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool Playhouse and only a short taxi ride or scenic stroll from The Everyman.

Liverpool Empire Theatre often features some of the biggest shows in the UK, in most recent years including West-End favourites Wicked and the upcoming Billy Elliot.

If you prefer smaller productions that don’t compromise on quality, the Playhouse is known for its mesmerising shows and diverse genres, often adapted from classic literature, while the Everyman is known for unique productions and adaptations of all-time favourites.

Pre-theatre dining

The Bastion

To start your night in style, look no further than pre-theatre dining at The Shankly’s very own Bastion Bar and Restaurant. With top customer service and a variety of tasty dishes chosen by our talented chefs, you’ll find yourself simply spoilt for choice.

We offer Afternoon Tea which is also available with a glass of Prosecco,Our main menu includes diverse and delicious mains, such as our Chargrilled Lamp Rump, Thai Green Chicken Curry and our unbeatable Beer Battered Fish and Hand Cut Chips. With equally delicious vegetarian options, our meals include our Halloumi Kebab with Mixed Pepper and Red Onion.

Not forgetting, we offer delightful desserts such as a Selection of Local Cheeses, our Coffee and Walnut Cheesecake and you can never go wrong with Baked Chocolate Fondant.

Luxury group theatre accommodation 

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For elegant décor, high-quality facilities and of course, a comfortable night’s sleep in a deluxe beds, The Shankly is your go-to hotel. While our rooms are also tailored to couples and families, we offer hugely popular group accommodation in our rooms with multiple double beds. a double whirpool Jacuzzi bath and plenty of personal space for getting ready.

At The Shankly, our team aims to bring you a high-quality experience with all the finer details. So, even if your stay is a short one, we’re sure you’ll have a relaxing and memorable time, making your visit to the theatre extra special and stress-free.

If you find yourself craving some snacks following your theatre visit, we also have our much-loved Midnight Munchies menu to tide you over. And there’s no rush back to the hotel. Our late night menu is available until 5am for you to make full use of!

The full Shankly experience 

Bill Shankly

Deeply rooted in Liverpool Football Club’s history, Bill Shankly undeniably remains one of the most influential and iconic figures in the history of the club. While you’re at The Shankly Hotel, you’ll be able to take advantage of our  memorabilia and museum, featuring items that belonged to the football legend himself provided by the Shankly family.

The history intertwined with our hotel makes it an experience in itself. Whether you’re a Shankly fan or looking for a luxury hotel with character, you’ll feel right at home at The Shankly.

To book a table for a pre-theatre meal or an overnight stay near to Liverpool’s theatres, you can speak to one of our helpful team on 0151 909 3643.

 

Relax this January at The Shankly Hotel

When the Christmas celebrations come to an end, it’s inevitable for the January blues to creep in. So, if you’re falling into that post-Christmas slump, why not make the next month more memorable than miserable at the stunning Shankly Hotel?

Whether you’re looking to book your first stay with us, searching for group accommodation in Liverpool or you’re simply planning your return, we’ve compiled some of the Shankly’s top features so that you can make the most of your next visit from check in to check out.

Luxury rooms and features

What sets us apart form other hotels across the city is our luxury rooms and studios, equipped with high-quality features. Designed to suit both couples and larger groups, rooms and suites at the Shankly include comfortable double beds, whirlpool Jacuzzi baths for calming your mind and of course, free WiFi to enjoy at your leisure.

The décor and design evoke a nostalgic ambience with modern twists, capturing the story of footballing legend Bill Shankly’s life with a sleek and stylish finish.

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Wining and dining at the Bastion

We understand that wining and dining are two of the most important parts of any getaway! That’s why The Bastion Bar & Restaurant offers a unique space for our guests to enjoy a delicious range of food, timeless wines and much-loved cocktails at 2 for £10.

At the Bastion we have something for everyone. Our carefully crafted menus offer a variety of dishes, including our famous Shankly Burger, Homemade Beef Brisket Hash and lighter options including our refreshing Halloumi and Artichoke Salad.

Not forgetting, you can choose from unmissable desserts featuring our Selection of Local Cheeses, tasty Coffee and Walnut Cheescake and dreamy Baked Chocolate Fondant. You’ll leave feeling replenished and ready for a busy day of exploring or a cosy night in.

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The theme

Undoubtedly one of the biggest attractions of our hotel is our one of a kind theme. Overnight guests and restaurant visitors can take advantage of the exclusive Bill Shankly memorabilia interwoven thoughtfully around the hotel and restaurant area.

Received from the Shankly family themselves, our memorabilia displays feature Bill Shankly’s original LFC contract, beloved typewriter and even letters from fans. So, if you’re a football fanatic yourself or someone special springs to mind, January is the perfect time for treating yourself or a loved one to an unforgettable break.

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A dynamic location

While everything you could hope for can be found within our hotel, we know many of our guests enjoy exploring Liverpool’s world famous sights and hidden gems. Located on Victoria Street, we’re right in the centre of the city’s vibrant nightlife, array of shopping areas and restaurants, and we’re even within walking distance from the incomparable Albert Dock.

So whether you fancy hitting Liverpool One’s shops, drinking in independent bars loved by locals, or soaking up some history in The Beatles Museum, we can guarantee that the Shankly is the perfect place to rest your head after an exciting day of adventure.

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To make your January memorable, you can book your stay today!