Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle: A Top UK Neighborhood

May 23rd 2024

Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle has garnered significant acclaim, recently being named as one of the coolest neighborhoods in the UK by Time Out’s Index, and globally ranked as the 11th coolest neighborhood in the world. 

The Baltic Triangle was once a forgotten industrial area and is now a bustling hub of creativity, culture and entertainment, attracting locals and visitors alike thanks to the eclectic mix of things to do and see. 

In this guide, we will be focusing on this thriving alternative district in the heart of the City of Liverpool so keep reading to find out more! 

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Things to Do In The Baltic Triangle

Nestled on the outskirts of Liverpool City Centre, the Baltic Triangle has become one of the most buzzing neighborhoods in the city over the course of the last 20 years. 

What was once an overlooked area, is now home to more than 500 businesses, particularly within the creative and digital sectors, and employs more than 3,000 people. 

Looking for things to do in the Baltic Triangle? You can count on our team for a locals insider scoop on the best places to visit, with something for everyone to enjoy! 


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Redbrick Market

One of the most popular spots in the Baltic Triangle is Redbrick Market, a huge indoor market which is a treasure trove of unique finds. 

The market features an array of independent stalls selling everything from vintage clothing and handmade crafts to eclectic home-ware and quirky gifts. 

It’s the perfect place to hunt for one-of-a-kind items and support local traders so be sure to take a visit – it’s open 7 days a week! 

Baltic Market

A highlight you absolutely cannot miss out on is the Baltic Market, Liverpool’s first (and arguably the best) street food market. 

Situated in the iconic Cains Brewery Village, the market brings together some of the city’s best food vendors under one roof. 

Whether you’re craving gourmet burgers, vegan delights, or sweet treats, the Baltic Market offers a fantastic culinary experience that caters to all tastes. A few of our favourites include Polpetta, Richies, and Little Furnace. 

The vibrant atmosphere, live music, and frequent events make it a favourite spot for students and working professionals alike! 


Adding to the Baltic Triangle’s appeal is the only BoxPark outside of London. 

Located inside of the Cains Brewery Village, this innovative all-day dining and events space combines retail, eating and drinking, and entertainment in a unique setting built from repurposed shipping containers. 

BoxPark offers a unique experience where visitors can enjoy a variety of food and drink options, and experience live performances and events like no other. 

Whether it’s watching the latest sports screenings, enjoying some delicious street food and refreshing cocktails, or hosting an intimate event on their alfresco terrace, this is the place to be!


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Arts Bar 

For those keen to experience the nightlife in the Baltic Triangle, the Arts Bar offers a relaxed atmosphere and creative energy and is a favourite amongst locals. 

If you’re craving a post-work drink, this vibrant bar and restaurant offers a unique blend of art, music and performance. 

It’s the ideal place to unwind with a pint in hand while enjoying live performances from local artists, and X1 residents can benefit from exclusive discounts thanks to our Loyalty Card program.


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Golf Fang

Formerly known as Ghetto Golf, Golf Fang offers a one-of-a-kind nightlife experience, with crazy golf and karaoke all under one roof. 

The adult-only golf course combines street art, unique cocktails and a buzzing soundtrack for a night of fun vibes.

If you’re searching for a place to host an event or party with your besties, here is the place as they have plenty of private karaoke rooms where you can crank up the volume, and there’s space for up to 25 people!

The best part? Golf Fang currently offers X1 residents living in our Baltic Triangle apartments a fabulous 20% off food and drink, 7 days a week. 

24 Kitchen Street

24 Kitchen Street is a cornerstone of the Baltic Triangle’s nightlife scene. This versatile venue hosts a range of events, from live music and DJ sets to art exhibitions and club nights. 

Known for its underground vibe and cutting-edge performances, 24 Kitchen Street hosts some of the best gigs around, and is a must-visit whilst living in Liverpool! 


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Baltic Triangle Development 

Looking ahead, the Baltic Triangle is set to expand and become even more accessible, with plans underway to reopen the train station in one of Liverpool’s fastest growing areas. 

The £100 million development is part of a broader initiative by recently re-elected Liverpool City Region Mayor, Steve Rotherham, to enhance transport links and support the area’s growth and is set to be complete by 2027. 

The new station will be built on the site of the former St James Station which closed in 1917, and will provide direct access to the heart of the Baltic Triangle, making it easier for locals and visitors to travel to and from the thriving neighbourhood! 


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Living in the Baltic Triangle

For those looking to make the Baltic Triangle their home, at X1 Sales & Lettings, we offer multiple properties in the area, with apartments to suit everyone’s budget. 

Our modern and stylish residences cater to both working professionals and students, providing the ultimate base to explore everything the neighbourhood has to offer.

X1’s Baltic Triangle apartments feature everything you could need from luxury cinema rooms to fully-equipped gyms to secure parking to games rooms, so make sure to secure your room today! 

Our tenants can also benefit from exclusive discounts through our loyalty card program, including offers from partners like HYPE Urban Bikes, who provide a convenient and eco-friendly way to navigate the city.

Living in the baltic triangle

Whether you’re visiting for the vibrant markets, the delicious dining offerings, or planning to move into the area, the Baltic Triangle promises an unforgettable experience! 

Read next: Our Guide To The Best Liverpool Cafes For Students. 

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