Ah, Liverpool. What a city. It’s got tonnes of music heritage, some of the best people in the country, and some of the best venues in the country. It’s in its own league.
But if you’re here, you’re looking for one thing: belting clubs to hit when the weekend comes. So let’s have a look at what this wonderful city has to offer.
But first, strap in because Liverpool’s nightlife scene is bloody insane. There are a fair few on here, but once you reach the bottom, you’ll know which of the best clubs in Liverpool are best matched to you and your crew.
(To learn more about the venues, their upcoming events or the artists set to perform, click on the highlighted links below...)
Blackstone Street Warehouse
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Capacity: Unknown but big
Location: Blackstone St in Liverpool L5 9TL
Blackstone Street is easily one of the best clubs in Liverpool if you like electronic music, huge crowds, and festival vibes. The venue has welcomed some huge names and brands including Elrow, Ben Hemsley, The Chemical Brothers, Gorgon City, and more to set the North Docks area alight with lasers, confetti and hypnotic video screens. Head here for a huge party you’ll never forget!
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Location: Dickson Street in Liverpool L3 7EB
If Blackstone Street is a bit too big for you and your mates who constantly wander off to make mates in the smoking area, Meraki, an ex-taxi garage, might be more your vibe.
Intimate, independent, and a crucial Liverpool club, Meraki hosts events that showcase a variety of genres including house, techno, jungle, bass music, breaks, DnB, and more. There’s also a green garden area full of plants for open-air events, which can hold up to 500 people!
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Invisible Wind Factory
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Location: 3 Regent Road in Liverpool L3 7DS
Going a bit bigger than Meraki now, IWF, originally an old wind turbine factory, is a stunning creative hub with raves, club nights, performing arts, and so much more.
The North Docks venue connects two warehouse buildings to host some of the hottest artists around right now, with those from house, techno, drum and bass, disco, UKG, bassline, and indie being most common. Opened by the Kazimer team, it's grown to become one of the most beloved Liverpool nightclubs that features artist studios, a garden area, and even a roller rink.
They’ve got some cracking events in 2023, so have a look and snag your tickets now!
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Camp and Furnace
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Location: 67 Greenland Street in Liverpool L1 0BY
If you’re after a solid night out overflowing with laughs, Camp and Furnace is the one!
Packing in a wide range of events including wild boozy bingo nights, themed quizzes, fascinating talks, themed club nights like emo, musicals, and hip-hop, cover bands, day festivals, drag events, and so much more.
Since opening in 2012, C&F has become many scousers' go-to for something a little different, winning multiple awards and serving up brill food and drink. But it’s the stunning variety of events that have captured the hearts of good-time seekers in the north!
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Photo: Hangar34 / Facebook.com
Location: 34 Greenland Street in Liverpool L1 0BS
Hangar 34 is a converted warehouse space in the heart of the Baltic Triangle that does a bit of everything.
Live music is common here, as are sports like wrestling, Oktoberfest bashes, exhibitions, club nights, and raves. And, as you’d expect, there’s the lighting and incredible sound needed to tie it all together!
An accessible venue, Hangar is on the ground floor with no steps, features a wheelchair viewing section, and offers complimentary carer entry.
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Location: 8 Regent Road in Liverpool L3 7BX
Probably Liverpool’s newest club, Spray Shop opened its doors in the North Dock area in February 2023.
Ran by music fanatic and DJ, Eldon, this old car garage has been decked out into a sweaty, intimate rave space with a belting custom-made TPI sound system where the best artists, brands, and labels take over for a wild evening of bangers.
Stripped back and simple, Spray Shop is all about connection and music, prioritising an unforgettable night out over pretty decor.
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Photo: 54Liverpool / Facebook.com
Location: 19-21 Seel Street in Liverpool L1 4AU
Certainly up there with the best Liverpool nightclubs for dancers who love a bit of pizzazz, 54 Liverpool.
Originally named 53, the change of name to 54 signalled a new era for this bar and club as it transformed into the bigger, better venue it is today with a state-of-the-art sound system, performers, and DJs across two floors. In terms of tunes, expect house, disco, and classics!
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Photo: WAV / Facebook.com
Capacity: Unknown but on the smaller side
Location: 8 Glegg Street in Liverpool L3 7DX
Ready to go a bit more underground? Step down into Wav, Liverpool’s basement club that showcases only the best contemporary electronic music, with a focus on house and techno. Intimate and warm beneath brick archways, Wav boasts stunning sound, a trippy, face-melting lighting rig on the ceiling, and some cool, underground artists on the decks.
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24 Kitchen Street
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Location: 24 Kitchen Street in Liverpool L1 0AN
24 Kitchen Street is one of the most eclectic venues in Liverpool. Welcoming all sorts of arts and entertainment from spoken word poetry to art exhibitions and club nights. It's a place where there's always something happening.
It's got a special place in the hearts of creatives and it prides itself on the fact that it can cater to pretty much anyone. When you're not engaging in a mosh pit, you'll be throwing your hands up in the air to all the greatest club classics both new and old.
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Photo: District / Facebook.com
Location: 61 Jordan Street in Liverpool L1 0BW
Another venue found in the Baltic Triangle, what District brings is the most intimate feeling. With a capacity of 275, the club nights here can almost feel like an invitation to a private club and makes for a great atmosphere.
They put on all kinds of nights, from dedicated Taylor Swift events to huge techno lineups and even the odd 90s throwback event. There's usually an event that can be found to suit your taste.
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The Dome Grand Central
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Location: 35 Renshaw Street in Liverpool L1 2SF
A Grade II listed building, formerly a Methodist Church, The Dome is set to become one of the best clubs in Liverpool and raise the bar for many other Liverpool clubs thanks to its beauty and events.
With theatre-style seating over two levels, an old organ behind the mainstage, and hi-tech lighting and sound, the multi-use venue has some cracking events in its calendar, many of which are electronic. Check it out if you haven’t already!
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Photo: Williamson Tunnels / Facebook.com
Location: The Old Stableyard, Smithdown Lane in Liverpool L7 3EE
This one might seem a bit unusual. And it kind of is. Williamson Tunnels is a heritage site by day and transforms into an intimate, stripped-back ravers paradise at night.
If you've never partied at Williamson Tunnels before, well, it's better late than never! Head over to let loose to dance music in the tunnels with lasers hitting exposed brickwork and warm vibes.
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Photo: Electrik Warehouse / Facebook.com
Location: 16 Wood Street in Liverpool L1 4AQ
Electrik Warehouse, formerly known as The Krazyhouse, is a three-floor nightclub with a huge student following. Which is no surprise given the events that it holds throughout the week. Take the Thursday night where they're taken over by Shit Indie Disco on one floor, giving you tunes by Arctic Monkeys and other such indie heroes.
Then there's Pandamonium Saturdays with £5 double vodka mixers and different genres in each room.
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And there you have it! Which Liverpool clubs have you got on your radar? If you’re still struggling to choose which to tear up with your mates, click or tap here to find some boss Liverpool raves.
Check out our What's On Guide to discover even more rowdy raves and sweaty gigs taking place over the coming weeks and months. For festivals, lifestyle events and more, head on over to our Things To Do page or be inspired by the event selections on our Inspire Me page.
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