Liverpool is one of the oldest urban settlements in Australia, founded on November 7th, 1810. The traditional custodians of the land in Liverpool are the Cabrogal Clan of the Darug Nation. With so much to see and do in Liverpool, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to eating, experiencing and exploring the culture.
To start your day, catch the train to Liverpool station which is located right next to the cultural centre of Liverpool, or jump in the car where you will be able to park on the street or use one of the many public car parks. It’s time to go explore the main streets of Liverpool. Arrive on Moore Street and check out hole in the wall café ‘Moore Coffee’.
Moore Coffee is Liverpool’s hidden laneway café, serving up St Dreux coffee, jaffles, and delicious pastries. Located between two towering buildings, walking into the café you find yourself in a garden oasis. The perfect place to sit and enjoy a cup of coffee.
After finishing your coffee, head up Moore street towards Macquarie Street – an open plaza lined with cafes, restaurants, grocers, and spice stores.
If you are feeling peckish, head to one of the many bakeries serving selections of traditional bread and goods. LS Bakery serves up in house daily baked authentic bread such as assorted bread rolls, cakes and croissants, and Burek – a traditional Turkish pastry filled with meat and cheese.
By now, you may be craving another coffee. Head up to Ristretto & Co. on Northumberland Street for a Campos coffee before heading over to the Liverpool Regional Museum on the Hume Highway.
If you are interested in exploring the history of the area, The Liverpool Regional Museum is the right place for you. Established in 1989 with the aim of preserving and promoting Liverpool’s cultural heritage, history and stories through collections, exhibitions, and public programmes. Located on the Hume Highway, the museum is best reached by driving, so jump back in the car or order an uber straight to the front door.
After the museum, head over to the Liverpool Catholic Club - located just outside of Liverpool but an institution of the area. If ice skating is your thing, make sure you check out The Liverpool Ice Skating Rink, which is open to the public every day of the week. The ice rink is in the sports complex next to the Catholic Club.
After skating up a storm, head inside the newly renovated Catholic Club for a drink or some food. The Laneway within the Catholic Club is home to a selection of eateries such as Hoxton Brasserie, Daily Shot, The Slice of Life and Jellyfish Gelato. The new playground and cinema within the Laneway is also something worth checking and, will help to keep the kids entertained for hours.
Be sure to work up an appetite before finally heading to The Paper Mill on Shepherd Street. The Paper Mill is a foodies heaven with dining experiences to cater for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. These include Shepherd’s Lane Café & Dessert Bar, Charcoal Joe’s Lebanese Charcoal Chicken, Georgie’s Pizzeria & Bar and Firepit Meat & Seafood.
Liverpool is a vibrant city with so much to see and do. You can head into Liverpool at any time of day, and you will be sure to find something to fill your senses.