Dry January

Dry January: Swap Cocktails for Mocktails at these Liverpool bars

If you’re taking on the #DryJanuary challenge but don’t want to miss out, these bars may well be your saviour.

Dry January is a great way to get into good habits after a very merry festive period and the health benefits of curbing your alcohol intake far outweigh the hangovers! Just because you’re giving up the booze for a few weeks, it doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the fun though. Liverpool’s cocktail bars serve up plenty of delicious concoctions – without the alcohol. And it’s a whole load cheaper to get a round in too!

So why not use Dry January to discover your favourite Mocktail – and just trick yourself into thinking you’ve got the real deal!

Here’s 9 Liverpool bars serving up mocktails to check out this January….

1 – Be At One

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Liverpool’s ultimate cocktail bar, Be At One has a cocktail list of more than 150 different concoctions and luckily for us, there’s 8 non-alcoholic mocktails to quench our thirst. We highly recommend the Forest Fire, Tropical Road Trip and Botanical Garden for starters! Menus here. 

2 – Revolucion De Cuba

You can get a real taste of Cuban heat with mocktails at Revolucion De Cuba this Dry January. There’s 4 mocktails on the menu including the Lavender Lemonade, Cherry & Cranberry Mojito and the Virgin Zombie Slayer. More here. 

3 – The Brink

Are you ready for this? The Brink offers a full mocktail list and they’re les than £3 each! Er, traaaa alcohol! Choose from the likes of Brink Fizz, Nojito, Chocolate Cooler, Bollywood Sour and loads more. Menus here. 

4 – Lucha Libre

Lucha Libre wont leave you out in the cold this Dry January. Get on these Jarritos, Mexican sodas that not only quench your thirst but they’re said to have mystical healing powers too, if you’re starting Dry Jan with a hangover, these will put you on the right path. More here. 

More: Click here for the best Liverpool night out ideas throughout Dry January and beyond.

5 – Crust

Some of us are  going to struggle the most when we go out to eat as not having a cheeky drink with a slice of pizza could be really trying. Fear not! Crust, Bold Street whips up it’s own range of homemade lemonade and tell you what, they’re amazing. More here. 

6 – Revolution Bars

Whether your choose Revolution Albert Dock, Cavern Quarter or St Peter’s Square, there’s a whole load of virgin cocktails to choose from. Try the Designated Driver, Virgin Colada or the Smooth Talker and forget everything you knew about hangovers.

7 – Marco Pierre White

Head to one of the city’s most stylish bars for mocktails this Dry January. Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill offers up the Not So Cosmo and Strawberry & Raspberry Bee’s Nee’s for those kicking alcohol to the kerb. Menus here. 

8 – Aether

The intimate oasis that is Aether, Chavasse Park also caters for the tee-total with a range of mocktails inspired by the four elements. Check out the Essence of Earth or Essence of Water….just don’t drink the accompanying and optional shot! Menus here.

9 – Hard Days Night Hotel, Bar Four

The stylish Bar Four at Hard Days Night Hotel offers up a mocktail menu that is not only cheap as chips, it’s ridiculously tasty too. For just £4 each you can sample the John Lennon- ade, Please Sir Paul and Ringo’s Kit and raise a toast to our city’s most famous sons. More here. 


For more information about Dry January and the benefits of giving up the booze this new year, head to www.alcoholchange.org.uk or click here

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