Been given the task of organising a hen weekend for your best friend? Not sure where to go? Don’t worry. Whether it’s culture and cocktails or a little rest and relaxation, we’ve got a destination for that.
With its vibrant nightlife, great shopping, not to mention plenty of history and culture thrown in for good measure, Liverpool is now one of the top destinations for hen weekends in the UK as attractions such as the Albert Dock, Beatles Story and Liverpool ONE are all within easy walking distance and have plenty of bars and restaurants in between for those oh-so-vital pit stops.
So here are just some of the best places in the city to visit for a hen weekend, so all you’ve got to do is get the T-shirts and L-plates sorted!
Grab a Bite to Eat
The food and drink options in Liverpool are almost endless with options to suit every pallet and all occasions, from Indian to Italian, Sushi to South American. Viva Brazil is an authentic Brazilian style steakhouse, ideal if you are hoping to line your stomach before a night on the town. For £24.95 each, you have an unlimited supply of more than 15 BBQ steaks, which are cooked in a charcoal BBQ and carved at your table. Or for something a little different why not take afternoon tea at Koukash Bar & Restaurant situated in the stunning Grade II listed DoubleTree Liverpool which stands on the corner of Dale Street and Sir Thomas Street? Seeing as it’s a celebration you could always add a little sparkle to your day by going for the Champagne option!
Pamper Yourself with a Spa Day
If it’s a day of pampering and sophistication you are looking for you can’t go wrong with eforea Spa at DoubleTree Hilton, Liverpool. Why not enjoy an afternoon of treatments followed by a dip in the stunning pool before sitting down to a mouth-watering afternoon tea in the stunning confines of the 19th century Library Lounge? It’s all right here and all under one spectacular roof.
Take a Cocktail Masterclass
No doubt you will be enjoying a few cocktails during your weekend in Liverpool with plenty to choose from in the many, many bars on offer around the city, but have you ever wondered how they are made? Well, now you can find out thanks to the Cocktail Masterclasses run by popular town centre hotspot The Alchemist on Brunswick Street. Each class offers a dedicated mixologist who will talk you through the cocktail making process, step-by-step, in a private area of the venue while also telling you the history of the cocktails and what’s more; each person attending will make and then get to drink their very own cocktail!
Partake in a Pub Crawl of Mathew Street
We’ve all heard of The Cavern Club on Mathew Street for being the birthplace of The Beatles, not to mention many other fine acts from the Mersey Beat era such as Cilla Black; but there are plenty of other bars and clubs on this ever popular destination for visitors to Liverpool so why not take advantage of some fantastic drink and food promotions and see how many you can tick off the list? While drinking responsibly of course.
Have a Lesson in Life Drawing
If your love of art ended when you finished your GCSEs well this package might just inspire you to get your crayons out once more. Hen party life drawing is a fun-filled activity and is perfect for ladies who’ve got a good sense of humour. Start the day by meeting your model who will be baring all as you try to capture him in all his glory in your 90-minute drawing session where you will also be given an introduction to basic life drawing techniques. As well as all the materials you need you will also be given a bottle of bubbly to get you in the party spirit and probably get over the embarrassment!