7 best Irish pubs in Liverpool: bars near me to visit on St Patrick’s Day 2022 - from Shenanigans to O’Neills

Today is St Patrick’s Day as those who wish to celebrate dash to their local Irish pubs to enjoy a fresh pint of Guinness.

St Patrick’s Day is a global celebration of Ireland and its culture in the name of St Patrick - the Irish patron saint who brought Christianity to the country in the fifth century AD.

The holiday falls on March 17 every year to mark the anniversary of his death in the fifth century, so it takes place on a Thursday in 2022.

As a way to mark this special day in the Irish calendar, those who wish to celebrate usually flock to their local Irish pubs in search of a warm atmosphere and a cool pint of Guinness.

If you are currently scratching your head at the thought of finding the best Irish bar in Liverpool to visit this St Paddy’s Day, we have you covered.

The Irish House

The first of four Irish bars found on Liverpool’s pub-crazy Ranelagh Street, The Irish House is renowned for its quality live music and unbeatable celtic atmosphere.

With a different live artist each day, why not enjoy one whilst browsing its wide selection of Irish whiskey, spirits, liquor and pints - view their drinks menu now.

Opening hours include: 11 am until 2 am (Mon, Fri, Sat) and 11 am to 1 am for the rest of the week.

37 Ranelagh Street, Liverpool, L1 1JP

Lanigans Irish Bar

Lanigans is a traditional Irish bar in the heart of Liverpool, making it a perfect place to celebrate St Patrick’s Day this year.

Enjoy some sport broadcasted on the largest LCD Video Wall in Merseyside sipping some vintage Irish whiskey or a Guinness - view full drinks menu here.

Opening hours include: 10 am until 2 am from Monday to Friday and 8 am to 2 am on weekends - for more information about contacting Lanigans, visit their official website.

33-35 Ranelagh Street, Liverpool, L1 1JP

Molly Malones

Known for showcasing an array of quality live acts from Ireland, Molly Malones is an authentic experience of Irish culture that is perfect for Paddy’s Day.

You will be well looked after by friendly staff, with a number of entertainment options available such as a pool table.

Doors open at 12 pm before closing time at 11 pm from Sunday to Thursday, and 12 pm until 2 am on Fridays and Saturdays.

25-27 Victoria Street, Liverpool, L2 6QE

The Celtic Corner

Nicknamed ‘The Home of the Bull’ due to the huge bucking bronco attraction found in its centre, The Celtic Corner is a barrel of laughs.

With live music on a regular basis, a drinks menu that is a celebration of Irish culture, and a buzzing atmosphere with great conversation - this is a perfect place to celebrate St Patrick’s Day.

Doors are open from 11 am until 3 am from Monday to Thursday, 9 am to 4 am on Fridays and Saturdays, and 9 am until 3 am on a Sunday.

43 Ranelagh Street, Liverpool, L1 1JR


A true Irish bar in Liverpool with good craic, Shenanigans parties hard this St Patrick’s Day.

With a remarkable roof terrace and good prices, enjoy what they describe as ‘the best pint of Guinness in Merseyside’ to celebrate Ireland’s patron saint.

Not only do they offer a 3D tour of the bar online, which showcases its spectacular interior, they boast a menu of tasty food too!

No need to make a reservation during the week when doors open 7:30 am to 12 am from Monday to Thursday.

But make sure to book in advance if you are looking to visit at the end of the week, with differing opening times of 7:30 am until 1 am (Friday and Sunday) and 9:30 am to 1 am (Saturday).

77 Tithebarn Street, Liverpool, L2 2EN

Flanagan’s Apple

Get ready to paint the city of Liverpool green when you celebrate St Patrick’s Day with Flanagan’s Apple.

Enjoy their selection of Irish whisky, tasty food and of course a nice pint of Guinness - but make sure you book beforehand to be sure you can visit!

Opening hours include: 12 am until 11 pm (Monday - Wednesday) ; 12 pm until 12 am (Thursdays and Sundays) ; 12 pm until 2 am (Fridays) ; 10 am until 2 pm (Saturdays) and 10 am until 12 am (Sundays).

18 Mathew Street, Liverpool, L2 6RE

O’Neills Liverpool

Self entitled as ‘The Original Irish Bar in Liverpool’, O’Neill’s is always a warm welcome and would be a great place to celebrate St Patrick’s Day this year.

Enjoy a fresh cold pint and a luscious meal partnered with a buzzing atmosphere and great conversation.

Open from 12 pm until 11 pm (Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu) and 12 pm until 1 pm (Fridays and Saturdays).

Visit the O’Neill’s website to not only book yourself a table, but to view the food and drink menu.

68 Hanover Street, Liverpool, L1 4AG