17 Liverpool pubs open for a pint on Christmas Day
2 years ago
After being stuck indoors last year, we can’t wait to nip to the local for a cheeky drink or two this Christmas Day.
Well, it’s tradition! After leaving a sherry and a mince pie for Santa, a quick pint or a glass of fizz at the pub is a must to make it merry for you.
So raise a glass and say ‘cheers’ to all these pubs who’ll be keeping their doors open to offer you a warm Christmas welcome on December 25 …
1. The Arkles
Just a five-minute walk from the stadium, the popular Anfield Road pub is serving between noon and 4pm – so you might want to set Her Majesty to record if you plan on staying till closing time.
2. The Thomas Frost
Nothing frosty about the welcome waiting for you at The Thomas Frost in Walton Road, it’ll be a warm one from the team at the JD Wetherspoon hostelry. They’ll be serving drinks from 11am to 3pm and, good tidings!, they’ve got loads of offers which are still on on Christmas Day including a bottle of Becks for 99p, a bottle of wine at £6.99, and a Bells whisky and mixer for 99p.
3. The Toby Carvery, Aigburth Road
They’ll be serving meals to all those who have booked, BUT they are still offering seasons greetings to those who fancy a festive drink between 12 noon and 5pm.
4. The Stanley Arms
Time to rejoice! The Sizzling Pubs venue in Roby Road – just a stone’s throw from Bowring Park, Knotty Ash and Tarbock Road – is serving drinks from 12 noon to 5pm.
5. The Old Post Office
Delivering a first-class pint or a spot-on red, the Old Post Office Place pub in Liverpool 1 is open between 10am and 1pm.
6. The Brookhouse
The popular Smithdown Road hostelry will be wishing customers a Merry Christmas when they open between 12 noon and 10.30pm. Plenty of time for Yuletide hospitality.
7. The Jolly Miller
Jolly – and joyous as ever – the well-known pub on the corner of Mill Lane and Queens Drive will be open on December 25. It’s mainly for food – booking only – but there will be limited space for those who just want to have a drink and that’ll be between 11am and 5pm.
8. The Albert
This traditional craft-ales pub in Lark Lane, Aigburth, will be taking the towels off the pumps and serving drinks to its Christmas customers between 12-3pm.
9. The Navigator
Ever ready to guide you to a great pint or a G&T, or whatever you wish to celebrate Christmas Day with, the Old Swan pub in Queens Drive is open for drinks between 11am and 3pm.
10. The Black Bull
No need to make a charge for it, the Gateacre Brow inn will be open from 12pm to 5pm, so you’ll have no problems raising a toast to you and yours on the big day.
11. The Jug & Bottle
Known simply as The Jug by the locals, this heart of Heswall pub (behind the village hall and library) is open for liquid refreshment between 12 noon and 3pm.
12. The Fulwood Arms
There’s many a Christmas bevvy been had in here and this year is no exception. The Aigburth Road pub will be welcoming customers between 12 noon and 3pm.
13. The Philharmonic Dining Rooms
Always in tune with the needs of its clientele, this great Hope Street venue and its staff will be greeting people with a smile and serving drinks between 11am and 5.30pm.
14. The Fox & Hounds
This lovely country pub in Barnston Road is open between 12 noon and 3pm to raise a glass to Christmas.
15. The Plasterer’s Arms
The Back Sea View Hostelry, renowned for its great selection of beers and warm atmosphere, is open between 12 noon and 3pm and, after they’ve had their turkey and Brussels sprouts, re-opening its doors from 7pm until ‘later’.
16. The George
It’s fully booked for food but the Moor Lane favourite in Crosby is still issuing an invitation to join them for drinks between 12 noon and 5pm.
17. Bear & Staff
Food bookings are full here too, but the Gateacre Brow boozer is still open for drinks between 12 noon-2.30pm.