We love all of our independent shops in Liverpool and we think you’ll love them too! 

From 12 April 2021, non-essential retail is allowed to open. This means that we can head out to all of our favourite shops again whilst following the social distancing measures in place.

Liverpool has so many independent shops to explore. From clothing to accessories, books, art supplies, plants, baked goods and loads more, stop by on your next visit into Liverpool to show them a bit of love, they will definitely appreciate it. 

Get ready to fall in love with Liverpool’s independent shops! 

For more information on the social distancing measures in place across Liverpool please see our Frequently Asked Questions. 



You can’t beat a fresh, home baked pie, especially the ones from Homebaked Bakery in Anfield. Right next to the home of the Reds, this community-owned bakery has been serving pre-match pies to football go-ers since 2013. You don’t have to be heading to the football to taste their delights though. Use their Click & Collect service for everything from a Scouse pie to mushroom & brandy, chicken & vegetable, the ‘Klopp Pie’ and even a nod to those at the other side of the park, ‘The Blue Pie’. 


Rough Handmade is boutique bakery on the Royal Albert Dock and the perfect place to pick up some freshly baked bread and pastries, on a walk around one of Liverpool's most beautiful landmarks. Wait until you see the croissants! 


Renowned chef Paul Askew, founder of The Art School, has opened up a new Emporium of Gourmet Food & Fine Wine at the Art School Cellars for you to buy all of your favourite produce the restaurant uses themselves. From fine wine to charcuterie, truffle honey and a series of prepared takeaway boxes, you’ll be able to experience The Art School from the comfort of your home.    


Find Lunya on Hanover Street at Liverpool ONE for a whole host of spanish delights. The Catalonian deli has everything from wine, fresh meat and charcuterie, baked goods, cheeses, vegetables and loads more! 


Matta’s on Bold Street is a favourite place to shop for locals after fresh high quality ingredients  from around the world. They have loads of spices, herbs, fruit and vegetables and store cupboard essentials for you to cook up a storm in the kitchen. 


Delifonseca in Brunswick is the perfect place to pick up some beautiful deli items. They have everything from fresh fish, meat and vegetables to store cupboard essentials, cheeses, frozen meals, fine wine and lots of local brands too! 


For fresh bagels and incredible doughnuts you’re going to want to head to The Bagerly on Nelson Street for your weekend treat. Trust us when we say they are amazing!



Head over to The Baltic Triangle to explore Red Brick Market. Their giant warehouse has everything from vintage clothes, furniture, records and everything in between. There is also a whole host of independent businesses selling new and unique products including art, crafts, plants, clothing, gifts, homeware and lots more. You’ll definitely find something in here to take home with you. 


69A on Renshaw Street is a treasure trove of vintage items and antiques. Having been trading since the 1970s they are a Liverpool institution so you know they will have an eye for a good bargain. 


Born out of a small showroom on Bold Street, Utility has been providing incredible design since 1999. From furniture to lighting, homeware, gifts and stationary Utility is a staple shop on Liverpool’s highstreet and with two venues in the city there’s all the more to explore. 


If you’re after a new book then the place to go is News From Nowhere on Bold Street. The not-for-profit radical and community bookshop is run collectively by women workers providing books from every genre you can think of and are always happy to help you find what you’re looking for. 


Rennies on Bold Street is the place to go for every kind of art supply you could possibly need. From canvas, paint, pencils, paint brushes and everything else you can think of, they have it. The staff are also really helpful and help you pick out everything you need for your latest craft project. 


Head to The Nest on the Royal Albert Dock on your next trip around the Dock to discover arts and crafts by local artists. There's everything from prints, ceramics, jewellery, textiles and all sorts of other items for you to take home. 


Find Merseymade right next to Liverpool ONE on Paradise Street and discover arts and crafts by some of the region's best creatives. You'll find everything from gin, jewellery, artwork, clothings, prints, ceramics and so much more in this creative hub. 


If you’re after some new music to add to your collection then head over to Probe Records on School Lane by the Bluecoat. They’ve been supplying people of Liverpool with new music for over 40 years so they definitely know what they are doing when it comes to providing the soundtrack to your summer. 


If you’re looking to add a bit of plant life to your house then we would recommend having a look at Root Houseplants at The Bluecoat. The contemporary house plant shop stocks unique, healthy and affordable plant babies you can take home and look after. They even give you a personalised guide on how to look after your new house guest too! 



Head to Bold Street for some vintage fashion shopping at Resurrection. Dig through the rails to see what you can find in one of Liverpool’s most popular fashion haunts. If you head upstairs you can check out Dig Vinyl too for the latest release or a classic record. 


Cow on Bold Street is known for its sustainable vintage finds and big brands. Have a look through the rails for one of a kind vintage, handmade reworked garments and well known reclaimed brands to add to your wardrobe this summer.  


Known for its unique graphic prints, Lost Soles on the Royal Albert Dock stocks a whole host of t-shirts and other men’s clothing with a range of in store exclusives and re-releases of sold-out favourites. It’s a great little shop to pop into!


If you’ve got a passion for fashion head to Pop Boutique on Bold Street. Having been around since the 80s, Pop Boutique knows a thing or two about vintage fashion and you’ll no doubt find something cool and quirky to add to your wardrobe in here.


The UK’s oldest satchel maker, The Leather Satchel Co. have been making their beautiful handcrafted unique leather satchels for over 50 years and have a shop right on the Royal Albert Dock. Head over to browse their selection of accessories for a special treat. 

Due to venues having different guidelines, booking systems and opening hours we would always recommend checking ahead with each one before your visit. For more information on how to safely visit Liverpool as lockdown measures ease have a look at our dedicated blog

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