How to Get to Aintree Races 2017 (On Time!)

With the races coming up on 8th April 2017, you may be worrying about the upcoming train strike…but the good news is, you don’t need to fret. If you’re stuck for Grand National transport, look no further than our Grand National deals.

The Guardian reported:

“Many people travel to the Grand National at Aintree in Liverpool by train, so any disruption to Merseyrail services will hit those going to the biggest horse race in the world.”

At the Shankly Hotel in Liverpool, we’re offering a range of Grand National packages to ensure that you arrive to the races on time, and in style. If you’ve travelled to the races by train in previous years, we can guarantee your experience with us will be one to remember!

Champagne Breakfast with Travel

£38.95

Get whisked away to Aintree Racecourse, following a delicious champagne breakfast in our fabulous Bastion Bar & Restaurant.

You can wave goodbye to feeling cramped on the train and waiting around for taxis! With this dazzling deal designed for your enjoyment, you can trust our team to ease your worries and ensure that you don’t miss a thing.

Full Day Package with Travel

£75.00

Fancy treating yourself to something special? To ensure that the day runs smoothly with a touch of sparkle, look no further than our amazing Full Day package. We’ll be doing the organising from start to finish.

In the early hours of the day, you can sit back and relax as you enjoy a champagne breakfast with your nearest and dearest, the perfect chance to snap some photos before the big event. Following breakfast, we’ll whisk your group away to Aintree Racecourse.

And the fun doesn’t stop there. Upon your return, you’ll be invited to tuck into a luxury 3-course meal, enjoy a ½ bottle of wine and make the most of our dazzling live entertainment. We can’t think of many better ways to finish off the day!

The Bastion Bar & Restaurant

The Bastion Bar & Restaurant is located within Liverpool’s stunning Shankly Hotel. With its stylish interior and diverse menus, you can’t go wrong with a luxury meal at the Bastion. In keeping with the hotel’s Bill Shankly theme, you can admire the array of Bill Shankly memorabilia around the restaurant area itself. There simply isn’t a better restaurant venue for LFC fans!

The Bastion’s impressive menus include hearty dishes that are bound to prevent the hangover. With options ranging from Chargrilled Lamb Rump, The Famous Shankly Burger, Beer Battered Fish and Chips and our refreshing Halloumi and Artichoke Salad, we’re sure you’ll be left feeling restored and replenished after a busy day out.

And for those who intend to stay out all night, our drinks menu is certain to hit the spot. Offering a range of wines, champagne and 2 for £10 cocktails, you’ll be ready to hit the town in no time.

To book your perfect Grand National package, simply give our friendly team a call on 0151 601 5834. Alternatively, you can contact our team online and they’ll be happy to help!

Join us for St Patrick’s Day Cocktails at The Bastion

With St Patrick’s Day celebrations coming up this weekend, we’d love to see you at the Bastion Bar and Restaurant for some celebratory cocktails and Irish craic! Paddy’s Day weekend is the perfect excuse for a night out with friends. And at the Bastion, we’re renowned for fantastic food and delicious drinks.

Atmospheric and unique, the Bastion is located within Liverpool’s Bill Shankly-themed Shankly Hotel. Bar visitors are welcome to admire an array of Bill Shankly memorabilia, which is located within the restaurant itself. A favourite spot in Liverpool for couples, groups of friends and families, there’s simply nowhere better for starting your night in style.

2 cocktails for ONLY £10 pound before 8 pm

  • Baby Guinness shot for ONLY £1 all day
  • Paddy Day Cocktail Shamrock Ice Tea ONLY £5
  • Buy a pint of Guinness and receive a FREE shot of Jameson Irish Whiskey

For those heading out all day and night, you may be after some food to keep you going! The Bastion offers a wonderful menu of dishes, prepared by our talented chef for your delight.

You can pick from hearty dishes ranging from our famous Shankly Burger, Beer-Battered Fish and Chips, Pan Fried Fillet of Salmon and our Portabello, Spinach and Greek Feta Burger.

Located Around Paddy’s Day Celebrations

Whether you’re heading to the St Patrick’s Day parade beforehand, or you’re off to explore the nooks and crannies of Liverpool’s best Irish bars, the Bastion is located right within the heart of Liverpool, so it’s the perfect place to begin your night or stop off along the way.

Liverpool’s infamous Mathew Street is only a short walk from us, so you can easily check out Flanagan’s Apple or the iconic Cavern Club on your travels.

Then, why not make your way up Bold Street or Seel Street for some of the most vibrant bars and clubs in Liverpool? Up here, you’ll discover the dynamic Liverpool nightlife hub of Concert Square.

Along Seel Street, there’s an array of thriving independent clubs and bars to pick and choose from as you explore. So whether it’s a smooth pint of Guinness that you’re after, a fruity cocktail or even some good old fashioned shots, you’ll be spoilt for choice!

St Paddy’s Day Accommodation in Liverpool

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The Shankly Hotel is a brilliant spot for St Paddy’s Day accommodation in Liverpool. Our luxury rooms are designed with group accommodation in mind, so you can expect only the most spacious of rooms, equipped with high quality facilities and deluxe beds.

Bill Shankly was a man of the people, so we want your stay to be a sociable one. Our rooms accommodate couples to larger groups of guests, so that you don’t have to split from your group during your stay.

For an extra touch of luxury, our rooms are equipped with whirlpool baths, perfect for sinking into after a late night out in Liverpool.

To contact our team about reservations for St Patrick’s Day weekend 2017, just call 0151 601 8801.