12 Tea Rooms & Coffee Shops to get you through Dry January in Liverpool

It’s the first week of January 2018 and we’re feeling thirsty.

Dry January in Liverpool won’t be easy, but as more people have pledged to give it a go this year, we’ve come up with a few ways to you achieve your new year sober goals. If you didn’t already know, Dry January is Alcohol Concern’s annual behaviour change campaign, supporting millions of us to give up booze for the month and feel great!

Now it’s no surprise that we like a little bevvy as much as the next, but with better health and good habits at the front of our minds for 2018, we’ll be sipping tea rather than cocktails this Jan too. Here’s 12 tea rooms and coffee shops to help get you through Dry January in Liverpool and change your drinking habits forever…

1 – The Brink, Parr Street

We cant talk about Dry January in Liverpool and not mention The Brink! This Parr Street based dry bar puts socialising, wellbeing and good health at the forefront of it’s food & drink offering and it’s brilliant value for money too. The caramel shortbread is fit! More info and menus here.

2 – The Quarter, Falkner Square

Now we’re not suggesting you should swap the booze for cake but the slices on offer at The Quarter, Falkner Street is incredibly tempting. Order yourself a speciality tea or freshly brewed coffee and feast your eyes on the fresh, homemade cakes and biscuits. Menus and more here.

3 – Muster Custom Coffee, Argyle Street

If you like your coffee with a shot of masculinity, this is the coffee shop for you. The unique, industrial interior is cool and comfortable and perfectly located just across from Liverpool ONE for a lunchtime cuppa or post work coffee and cake. Caramac donuts get our vote. More info here.

4 – Tea Parlour, Mathew Street

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The Tea Parlour is a beautiful, almost regal tea room right in the heart of Mathew Street and is a great place to enjoy afternoon tea and all it’s old school splendour. Why not treat yourself to an Earl Grey served in fine china and sip like the Queen or King you are!? Book your table here.

5 – Tusk, Cain’s Brewery Village

Have you been to Tusk Baltic yet? The newest eatery and urban sanctuary at Cain’s Brewery Village offers a warm welcome and the most indulgent hot chocolates we’ve devoured this winter. Grab a comfy sofa around the log burner and check out the great new menu. More info here.

6 – Leaf, Bold Street

The stalwart of speciality teas, freshly brewed coffees, soft drinks and waters, Leaf on Bold Street has long been a meeting places, date night venue, chill out and live music hot spot and Dry January in Liverpool wouldn’t be the same without it! Check out the menus and more here.

7 – The Crosby Tea Rooms, College Road

If you like your tea rooms cosy and kitsch, head down to The Crosby Tea Rooms on College Road and enjoy a warm welcome and a brew served in funky china with an old school loose leaf tea strainer. Oh and added bonus, its dog friendly too! Walk on the beach and a cuppa, perfect! More info here.

8 – Neighbourhood Café, Woolton Road

Another beloved suburban tea room and coffee shop is Neighbourhood Café on Woolton Road. The perfect pit stop for a coffee in warm surroundings in the leafy suburbs, Neighbourhood serves freshly baked cakes, lunch menu and proper English tea with a smile. Menus and more here.

9 – Cuthbert’s Bakery, Mount Pleasant

This next city centre based tea shop may just get you through Dry January in Liverpool as Mount Pleasant treats don’t come much more tasty than at Cuthbert’s Bakehouse. In Cuthbert’s cosy and quirky shop you can sit and enjoy everything from an oreo cookie cupcake to homemade soups and sandwiches, all freshly made on site. Find out more here.

10 – Fleur Ashley Tea Room & Cake Studio, Wallasey Village

High tea in Wallasey Village anyone? Head to Fleur Ashley Tea Rooms for a tiered treat and speciality tea served in the quirkiest of fine china. A selection of tasty sandwiches and cakes make for a nice little trip out on the Wirral. Find out more and book a table here.

11 – Remember When, New Brighton

A walk around New Brighton prom should always, always be rewarded with a hot drink and bite to eat and we fell in love with Remember When for exactly that! This old school tea room takes you on a trip down memory lane while warming your cockles with tea, coffee and sweet treats. More info here. 

12 – One Fine Day, Old Hall Street

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If you like your coffee with a touch of class, One Fine Day, Old Hall Street is the place for you. This stylish café, eatery and event space offers a relaxed atmosphere, full drinks menu with fresh cakes and sweet treats and you’re invited to meet, hang out, work and celebrate Dry January in Liverpool. More info here.

For more info on Dry January check out alcoholconcern.org.uk or head to the official campaign Facebook page here for support and advice.

Are you teetotal? Do you have a favourite coffee shop or tea room to indulge in a cuppa and a bit of cake? Drop us a line with your suggestions on socials @TheGuideLpool and we’ll share the best.

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