Wavertree is a bustling South Liverpool suburb which covers a few main roads, including Smithdown Road. Popular with students and young professionals alike, the area has a wealth of pubs, restaurants and takeaways available. It also borders the leafy Sefton Park and bustling Lark Lane area.
The popular Smithdown Road Festival takes place in the Spring to bring a free programme of events to the city, including music and performance art.
Places to Eat & Drink in Wavertree and Smithdown
If you’re looking for fantastic food and drink, Smithdown Road has it all! From bustling cafes to traditional pubs, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Here are some of our favourites:
- The Tavern Co.
- Maggie Fu
- Handyman's Supermarket
- The Brookhouse
Public Transport Options
To reach the city centre campus of Liverpool John Moores, LIPA and the University of Liverpool, catch the 86 or the 86A bus route, which will take between 20 - 30 minutes.
For Liverpool Hope University, take the 75 or 86C bus routes, which will take around 15 - 20 minutes.
All of the main city centre hotspots including Seel Street, Bold Street, Liverpool One Shopping centre and the waterfront are all accessible by the 75, 80 or 86 bus routes and take around 20 - 30 minutes.