With Freshers Week over and the Uni work starting to pile up, it’s time to have a break from work and start planning your next student night out.
Seel Street is at the heart of Liverpool’s vibrant nightlife, with Concert Square just a few minutes’ walk away and an abundance of quirky bars and clubs to choose from, it’s the ultimate destination for a student night out in Liverpool.
To help you choose, we’ve rounded up the best student friendly bars and their best deals, so get out of the library and check it out.
Best Deal: 2 for £6 beers and 2-4-1 cocktails before 10pm
One of the coolest and newest bars on the block, Mulholland is the perfect destination for a boozy student night out.
Designed with an American theme in mind, this vibrant club is known for its amazing cocktails, brilliant beer offers and cheap eats.
Set within the Arthouse Hotel, but with a whole identity of its own, this quirky new venue transports visitors into a vintage Hollywood bar experience.
Mulholland is one of a kind.
Best Deal: Beer and nachos for £4
Beers galore, delightful cocktail concoctions and a superb mix of music across three floors, Brooklyn Mixer is one of the top student destinations in Liverpool.
Known for its ‘big beats’ and cheap drinks, this venue hosts regular DJ’s one the different floors and events throughout the week.
The bar is stocked with Brooklyn beers, as well as an extensive cocktail menu and all the spirits you could dream of.
Best Deal: Quids in Thursday night – every drink is £1
Known as Heebies to just about everyone that’s ever been, this famous club makes for a much loved student venue.
Renowned for its bustling courtyard and three floors of music, there are few bars with better spaces to mingle with locals than Heebie Jeebies.
Expect eclectic DJ nights and live music with amazing drinks deals, this is one of the best places to visit as a student.
With an electric atmosphere and good tunes, you’d be mad not to go.
Best Deal: 2-4-1 cocktails all night on Fridays
The new venture from the team behind Heebies, The Jacaranda and Jacaranda Records, EBGBs is set underneath the famous Heebies and prides itself on being both a bar and a club.
The Lone Wolf Bar has been designed as a chilled out biker inspired bar room with high quality drinks as well as the cheap and cheerful bottles.
The club room hosts nights including Liverpool’s longest running alternative/indie night Liquidation, as well as shows from different performers every night, ranging from the House of Suarez Vogue performers, Monster Cirques fire dancers and a crew of break dancers and roller girls.
Best Deal: Fat Frogs for less than a fiver
The Raz is a student heaven and a rite of passage to any first year. This grimy bar is renowned for having ridiculously cheap drinks and is without a doubt the place to go if you’re looking for a very inexpensive night out.
Choose from strange concoctions like the Fat Frog or an alcoholic slushy and come home with change from a tenner.
You’ll grow to love the sticky floors, sweaty walls and the infamous Raz flu following a night out there.
Monday night is Raz night, but get there early if you don’t want to queue around the block.
Salt Dog Slims
Best Deal: Quirky deals on national days and offers for events around the city
Seel Street’s resident dive bar may be known for its delicious steins and brine, but Salt Dog Slims also comes alive after dark.
A combination of German and American culture, this popular bar is the creation of the wizards behind Santa Chupitos and El Bandito.
Expect to pay a bit more for your cocktail, but they are well worth it and the atmosphere is always brilliant.
They also have a secret speakeasy style bar upstairs that you can only enter with a special code, ask behind the bar for more info!
It’s one of the best kept secrets in Liverpool . . . well, maybe not anymore.
Best Deal: Free entry and drinks from £2 on Thursdays
Empire is a prime nightlife hotspot playing everything from disco, funk, hip hop, RnB, deep house and club classics mixed by local and international DJs.
A four floored wonderland at the heart of Liverpool’s nightlife, Empire is its very own little kingdom and the most popular destination for a student night out.
There’s the unique ‘States’ floor which features a chic LA bar and sleek decor, the ‘Grande’ floor with an exclusive VIP section, a quirky Tzar floor and finally the lower floor, Dojo, has a distinct oriental theme with Geisha girls and a Sintillate music policy that never fails to get feet moving.
Alma de Cuba
Best Deal: 4 bottles of beer for £10 on selected nights
Recently voted Liverpool’s best bar, Alma de Cuba fuses electrifying Cuban, Hispanic and Latin American culture into Liverpool’s nightlife scene.
This vibrant bar was once Liverpool’s oldest Catholic Church and still retains some of the amazing original features.
The insides of the former church are illuminated by ethereal candles, stained glass windows and dazzling chandeliers, with the stunning alter still intact today.
Renowned for its delicious cocktails, you can expect everything from shimmying Salsa dancers to mesmerising petal shows and vibrant entertainment from Alma’s resident DJ.
This stunning converted church is sure to be the highlight of any student night out.
Best Deal: Jagerbombs for £2
Located just off Seel Street, LA’GO keeps its doors open late and resident DJ’s provide a top mix of funk-fusion so you can groove into the early hours.
Free entry and great deals on booze, you can top up and soak up the lively, intimate atmosphere without spending a packet.
Follow the bar along and you’ll find sofas and a Foosball table for a fun and fair method of deciding who buys the next round.
LA’GO’s is the perfect destination if you’re looking to have a boogie into the early hours.
Best Deal: Just £3 for an early bird Medication ticket
One of Liverpool’s leading music venues, the Arts Club is a hub for brilliant live music gigs and electric clubs nights.
Arguably the best night they host is Medication, the most iconic and famous student night out. Every Friday, the club is transformed into a colourful, dance lover’s heaven where confetti is thrown and laser are shone until the early hours.
With top DJs playing the most famous hits, this night is a must on the student circuit.
Best Deal: Every Friday, free BBQ from 5pm
Sitting at the top of Seel Street, The Peacock features a large beer garden and various floors to enjoy a range of music genres.
They are famous for their free BBQ’s and tasty woodfired pizzas that are perfect for soaking up the alcohol.
The ideal destination for a late night tipple and a boogie on the dance floor, this student friendly bar offers cheap eats and delicious cocktails that will have you staying until it closes.
Best Deal: Free entry to amazing events
Fondly known as ‘The Kaz”, this alternative hideout fuses earthy hippy vibes with electronic music, in a festival environment tucked away behind the most urban streets of Liverpool.
Kazimier Garden is a rustic, botanical haven filled with mismatched furniture and outdoor décor that makes the perfect place for a night out with a difference.
Even when the weather is chilly, you’ll find The Kaz full to the brim with music lovers and locals.
This cosy wonderland is one of Liverpool’s first and best loved hidden gems, it’s one of the most unique venues in the city.
Be At One
Best Deal: £5 cocktails Sun-Thurs with a valid Student card
Set slightly back from the hustle and bustle of Seel Street, Be At One is a cocktail heaven for anyone who’s into their mixology.
They offer pretty much every single type of cocktail you could ever imagine, this bar offers drinkers over 150 different types of drink, from classic favourites, decadent ice cream concoctions and mocktails to suit every taste.
Inside it’s playful and bright, with colourful seats, faux grass hedges and neon signs that blend Liverpool’s musical heritage with pop art.
There’s Happy Hour every day, which lasts at least three hours and all day on Sundays, the perfect student night out.
Recover at Arthouse Hotel
If living in halls is starting to drag, have the ultimate student night out with a stay in the amazing Arthouse Hotel.
Located in the heart of Liverpool’s nightlife, this hotel is the number one destination for luxurious group accommodation.
So, if you want to make the most of living in our glorious city, get in touch with our team today and book your stay.