Southport offers a vibrant nightlife with many options available for you to enjoy after dinner, such as casino games, live performances, shopping and late-night bars. You can stroll down charming streets lined with local shops and eateries or join locals at one of the many unique bars the area has to offer.

    If you'd like to try your luck, Southport has a world-class casino with a bar offering snacks and drinks. Here are the 10 best things to do after dinner in Southport.


    Genting Casino Southport

    Try your luck at a world-class casino

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    Genting Casino Southport is a great spot for a night on the town with its wide selection of casino games and late-night bar and restaurant. The casino is located just minutes away from the Marine Lake Bridge. You can try your luck at 3-card poker, blackjack, roulette or a large selection of electronic games.

    Fahrenheit Bar offers a diverse selection of beer, wine and exciting cocktails along with late-night snacks. If you are new to gambling, staff are available to explain how to play any of the table games, and they can provide group or individual lessons.

    Location: The, Promenade, Southport PR9 0DZ, United Kingdom

    Phone: +44 (0)1704 504700


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    Southport Little Theatre

    Enjoy a performance by the Southport Dramatic Club

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    The Southport Little Theatre is a quaint theatre that offers entertaining shows from local amateur actors. You will find the theatre on the right side of Hoghton Street if you are travelling north from London Street. This 410-seat theatre opened in 1913, and the magnificent main staircase from that time has been restored.

    You can enjoy a variety of showings from the Southport Dramatic Club here. Past offerings have included 'Cinderella', the musical ‘Les Misérables' and a youth performance of Stephen Sondheim's 'Into the Woods'.

    Location: Little Theatre, Hoghton Street, Southport PR9 0PA, UK

    Open: 24/7

    Phone: +44 (0)1704 530521


    Wesley Street

    Wander down a friendly street lined with colourful local shops

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    Wesley Street, known as 'A Village in the Town', is home to over 20 locally owned shops for you to explore. The short street is located off of the A570. You can stroll down the line of unique storefronts that are painted in beautiful pastel colours and peruse the novel offerings.

    You will pass by an endless selection of shops including traditional sweet shops, cake bakeries, photography studios, butcher shops, antique jewellers, cafes and gift shops. Family-friendly events such as the Wesley Street Festival and Movember are hosted throughout the year, so be sure to check their social media pages for upcoming events.


    Tap and Bottles

    Sample local English brews

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    Tap and Bottle is a lovely, local micropub located in the arcade on Chapel and Lord streets near the Atkinson Centre. The micropub is known for its vast bottle selection of real ales from local breweries.

    While most of the bottles come from breweries in North West England, you’ll occasionally find new tastes from breweries all over England and beyond. As a complement to your drink, Tap and Bottle serves a small beer tapas menu of perfect pairings to enhance your brew and satisfy your cravings.

    Location: 19 Cambridge Walks, Chapel Street PR8 1EN Southport, UK

    Open: Monday–Thursday from noon to 11 pm, Friday–Saturday from noon to midnight, Sunday from noon to 10.30 pm

    Phone: +44 (0)1704 544322


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    Peaky Blinders

    Step into a 1920s speakeasy

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    Peaky Blinders is a remarkable, speakeasy-style bar on the historic Victorian boulevard of Lord Street. Inspired by the period television series, Peaky Blinders boasts a ‘Roaring Twenties’ theme with period lighting, wallpaper, and Victorian pillars to set the stage for a trip back in time.

    The bar offers 15 draught beers and a bottle selection of innovative brands, as well as fine wines and spirits. If you want to make a night of it and get the immersive Peaky Blinders experience, the bar has en-suite accommodation that follows the theme.

    Location: 589 Lord Street, Southport, PR9 0AN, UK

    Phone: +44 (007715 651881


    Lord Street

    Stroll down a charming street lined with unique shops and fine restaurants

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    Lord Street is a Victorian canopied street bordered with lush greenery that is a popular shopping and dining area. Lord Street runs parallel to Marine Lake just a few blocks southeast. As you stroll down the street, you can enjoy beautiful gardens while stopping to shop at a wide array of speciality shops and boutiques.

    When you are ready to stop for a bit, you will find diverse restaurant options. Many of these eateries offer al fresco dining where you can enjoy watching people pass by and take in the charming backdrop.


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    Rufford Old Hall

    Explore a 1530s Tudor building and enjoy a walk around the fine gardens

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    Rufford Old Hall is an elegant 1530s Tudor building with impressive connections to Shakespeare. You will find the hall about 12 miles east of the Southport city centre. In the hall, you can learn about the family that resided here and view ancient furniture, tapestries and armour. Surrounding the hall, there is plenty of land to explore.

    You can stroll through beautiful Victorian and Edwardian gardens, trek through the serene forest or follow the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. In the centre of the grounds, you will find a charming 18th-century cobblestone courtyard and stables. Children are sure to enjoy playing garden games and viewing the yew topiary in the shape of a squirrel.

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    Location: 200 Liverpool Rd, Rufford, Ormskirk L40 1SG, UK

    Phone: +44 (0)1704 821254


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    The Lakeside Inn

    Enjoy a pint at a favourite local pub appreciated for its small size

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    • History

    The Lakeside Inn is a popular pub that offers outdoor seating with a great view of the marina. Known for its small size, The Lakeside Inn has previously been recognized as Britain's smallest pub by the Guinness Book of World Records.

    The pub is situated on the shore of Marine Lake, making it a frequent stop for the rowers who practice behind the pub. You may also see famous stars, as it is a favourite among performers at the nearby Southport Theatre and Conference Centre.

    Location: Southport PR9 0EA, UK

    Open: Daily from noon to 11 pm

    Phone: +44 (0)1704 544735


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    Mason’s Arms

    Experience a traditional pub night

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    Mason’s Arms is a traditional town centre pub that offers award-winning beers and wines. Located in the centre of town, the pub is close to the shops and activities nearby, as well as the railway station, so it’s the perfect stop after a day out.

    While the pub is lively and exciting, you can escape for a relaxing evening on the upstairs patio to drink your beer or wine and take in the views of the cityscape at night. While there, make some new friends of the 4-legged variety, since dogs are welcome.

    Location: Anchor Street, Southport, Merseyside PR9 0UT, UK

    Open: Daily from 11 am to 1 am

    Phone: +44 (0)1704 534123


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