HALLOWEEN IS HERE – Your Last Minute Plans Sorted

Stuck with your Halloween plans? Here’s a round-up of what some of our fave local businesses are up to on the scariest day of the year, so grab your witch’s hat, vampire teeth, fake blood and black cat and get into the spooky spirit.

The Titanic Hotel

Celebrate Halloween with the Titanic Hotel Liverpool’s range of spooky Halloween-themed cocktails!

The Titanic Hotel Liverpool are getting into the Halloween spirit this week by bringing out a range of special Halloween cocktails to get you feeling spooky.

Taste their Monster Margarita, made with gold Tequila, blood orange syrup, blood orange Coitreau and lime juice. Garnished with rosemary and blackberries. (£9).

Sip on the Blood Orange Rum Punch, made with Dead man’s finger Drambuie Rum, lime juice, orange juice and blood orange syrup. Garnished with rosemary and orange slice. (£9).

Or you could have the Blood Orange Bellini – a glass of prosecco topped with delicious blood orange syrup. (£11).

These terrifyingly good special cocktails are available until Friday the 2nd November. Pick your favourite or try them all!

The Dental Cafe

Take a trip to Liverpool’s fabulous new dental cafe for  polish of those pearly white fang this Wednesday. As well as getting into the Halloween spirit by giving the clinic a makeover The Dental Cafe is encouraging kids to swap sugar for sparkling teeth in a bid to keep little fangs healthy this Halloween.

Liverpool’s first drop-in dentistry boutique is inviting little ones to pay a visit, where they will be able to trade in Halloween sweets for a tube of toothpaste.

The Dental Cafe will be undergoing a ghoulish makeover as it transforms into a Halloween Spooktacular. And not forgetting about the big kids, adults can ditch old ‘tricks’ and ‘treat’ themselves to one of the hugely popular teeth cleaning treatments on offer.

Prices start from £38 for the Short Scale and Polish.

For more information, visit The Dental Cafe’s Instagram page at @thedentalcafe_

The Dutch Flower Shop

Thanks to the popularity of flower walls and lavish, Instagrammable bouquets, flowers are a must have for every special occasion. Taking the colours of Autumn and the spooky shades of Halloween, the Dutch Flower Shop has all of our decorative needs covered.

Dutch Flower Shop is set to give its customers a real ‘treat’ this Halloween in the form of a range of imaginative festive decorations.

As part of its autumnal offering, the famous florist will be stocking a range of seasonal wreaths, ideal to give front doors and interiors alike a frighteningly fun update for trick or treaters to enjoy.

Just in time for Halloween, Dutch Flower Shop will also be transforming its already hugely popular autumnal floral door arrangement at 60 Hope Street into a scarily spooky masterpiece. The makeover will be taking place a few days before Halloween and as with Dutch Flower Shop’s previous creations at the esteemed eatery, it is a spectacle not to be missed – or photographed!

Dutch Flower Shop’s autumnal wreaths are available to buy now at its Woolton Road store for £35.

For more information, visit www.dutchflowershop.co.uk.

Suites Hotel & Spa

Suites Hotel & Spa is preparing to host its frighteningly-fun Halloween Family Fun night on Friday, October 26.

Ideal for mini-monsters and ghoulish grown-ups alike, the Knowsley-based hotel will be hosting an evening of merriments such as games and dancing from 7pm, with no trick, just treat prizes for the best in fancy dress.

The event will take place on Friday, October 26 from 7pm and is priced at £18.95 per adult and £12.95 per child.

For more information visit www.suiteshotelgroup.com.

Leasowe Castle

What better place to celebrate Halloween week than an old, historic castle surrounded by woodland?! The atmospheric Leasowe will see you suitably spooked as you enjoy dinner in style.

There’ll be no tricks this year but plenty of treats will be served at Leasowe Castle as it celebrates the spookiest night of the year with a devilishly delicious ‘Witches Brew’ cocktail.

The ghoulishly green concoction comprises Mahiki Coconut Rum, Midori Melon Liquor, Sweet and Sour Mix and Apple Juice – the perfect treat for grown-up Halloween fans that are still big kids at heart.

The exclusive ‘Witches Brew’ cocktail will be available at Leasowe Castle’s in-house Wreckers Bar from Monday October 30 until Saturday November 3 and is priced at £4.

For more information, visit www.leasowecastle.com

The Brink

The Brink will be going all out for Halloween this year when the venue hosts its Halloween and Bonfire Night Extravaganza on Friday, November 2.

Perfect for all the family, there will be plenty of frightfully fun entertainment on offer for both little monsters and big kids alike with ghoulish party games including Mummy Wrapping, Apple Bobbing, Face Painting, and a Halloween Disco.

A fancy-dress competition will also be running on the night, with prizes and goodie bags for all followed by a fantastic fireworks display to end the night in style.

Children’s entry is £3 when accompanied by a non-paying adult. For more information, visit The Brink’s Facebook page.


Delifonseca is conjuring up a selection of devilishly delicious dishes just in time to celebrate Halloween.

The Dockside eatery will be serving up a real ’treat’ in the form of Martin Cooper’s famous Wedge of Stuffed Pumpkin, filled with Mushrooms, Chestnuts, Lentils, Rice & Herbs served with Maple Roast Parsnips and what’s more, it’s vegan friendly.

A frightfully delicious cauldron of Diabo ‘Devil’s Stew’ will also be stewing for Halloween – This traditional Macao dish includes succulent meats including Salt Beef, Duck Legs, Pork and Smoked Ham and combined with Pickled Chinese Shallots and Spices for a dish that packs a punch.

To really get in to the Halloween spirit, the Deli will also be selling Pumpkin Pie on its cake counter and at £2.50 it’s perfect to grab on the go.

Proprietor of Delifonseca Candice Fonseca said: “Carving out spooky Jack-o’-lanterns this time of year is all part of the Halloween fun but let’s not forget that Pumpkin also makes a delicious ingredient in food. It can be used in a multitude of ways whether it’s in a soup, a pie or even stuffed so we encourage people to get creative in the kitchen and come up with a spooky dish of their own!”

Delifonseca’s Wedge of Stuffed Pumpkin will be available from Friday October 26 and throughout the pumpkin season and is priced at £12.95.

For more information visit www.delifonseca.co.uk

Trattoria 51

Of course, Halloween has to be celebrated the same way as any other festival – with food and drink aplenty. What better place to enjoy the finer things in life than one of Liverpool’s best-established Italian restaurants?!

Once again, Trattoria 51 is getting into the Halloween spirit by offering up a spooky concoction in the form of its ‘Zombie 51’ cocktail.

This frightfully delicious cocktail features Midori Liquor, Malibu, Pineapple Juice, Grenadine, Milk and a topping of Squirty Cream – the perfect treat for all the grown-up Halloween fans.

‘Zombie 51’ is now on the Italian restaurant’s cocktail menu in both its Liverpool and Southport restaurants and is priced at £6.95.

For more information, visit www.trattoria51.com

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