2016 has been booming for Liverpool 's nightlife scene with the opening of new restaurants and bars all over the city.
From gin to cocktail bars, a Beatles bar to a Bavarian bar - and even a dessert bar - there's been lots of variety.
So we've rounded up some of the most popular bars to open their doors this year.
Bier on Newington, just off Bold Street in the city centre , is no more - in its place is the brand new Newington Temple.
Refurbished and renamed back in May, it still has that laid back atmosphere, shows live sport and boasts what the management claim is 鈥榯he best jukebox in the world'.
This Fab Four-inspired venue opened in Mathew Street in August.
There鈥檚 live music played everyday and was already proving popular with visitors during International Beatleweek just weeks after it went into business.
Situated at the Cavern Club end of the legendary street, plans are also in place to install a Beatles-themed museum on the first, second and third floors.
This Bavarian-style bar is just a few strides away from Sergeant Peppers and is part of the Rubber Soul complex and opened in early September.
It offers a range of German beers and food options, as well as live music.
The Kaiserkeller is the latest addition to the growing Rubber Soul complex, which already includes Route 66, Heaven, Eric鈥檚 and the original Rubber Soul. The complex allows visitors to make their way from one venue to the next without stepping outside.
The Dead Crafty Beer Company
You'll find the Dead Crafty Beer Company opposite the old magistrate鈥檚 court in Westminster Chambers on Dale Street.
It鈥檚 based on some of the many drinking places that partners Gareth and Vicky Morgan discovered while travelling around the States and they are confident that even if you don鈥檛 normally drink beer, there鈥檚 one out there that鈥檚 ideal for you.
Tom Hall's Tavern
This isn鈥檛 strictly a new opening but a revival of an old favourite which is back in the city for the first time in 30 years. It鈥檚 been in operation since July.
Based on The Strand, not far from its junction with Brunswick Street, this sports bar also offers live music while many of the building鈥檚 original features have been retained, including a 1950s-style dancefloor.
Kaspa's Dessert Bar
This is a bar with a difference selling desserts rather than alcohol.
Kaspa鈥檚 opened on Crosshall Street in Liverpool and offers a menu of sundaes, sorbet, waffles and crepes, cakes, hot drinks and milkshakes and smoothies. Customers can sit in or take away their goodies .
Although if you don鈥檛 want to completely ruin your diet there are also protein shakes and gluten free options available.
Legends Live Sports Bar
Liverpool鈥檚 newest sports bar is giving customers the chance to watch their sporting heroes ?surrounded by some of the greats.
Legends Live Sports Bar, in Mathew Street , offers live big screen football, boxing, cage fighting, and other sports seven days a week.
And it has amassed a collection of sporting memorabilia g framed images of legends like Steven Gerrard , Bill Shankly and Lewis Hamilton, along with a replica Champion鈥檚 League trophy with Liverpool famous 2005 win on it.
The pirate themed venue created quite a stir when it opened on Stanley Street.
As the brainchild of owners Joe McMahon, Adam Ramsey and Dan Friend, owners of Graffiti and Wall of Fame , Man鈥檚 Ruin is situated within the trio鈥檚 newest property, formerly operating as Wonderland.
Featuring a dark wood interior and booths in giant barrels, the lower-ground rum bar ensures a consistent tone throughout. In addition to barrel booths, focal points include quirky lighting, artwork and a luxury Captain鈥檚 Quarter.
Liverpool鈥檚 coolest new cocktail bar and restaurant on Brunswick Street serves up drinks bubbling in dry ice and the menu looks like something you鈥檇 memorise in a chemistry lesson.
The drinks menu comes as a periodic table of the elements, and the cocktails are described as 鈥榤olecular mixology, alchemy and craftsmanship鈥? including the renowned Smoky Old Fashioned and the Mad Hatter鈥檚 Tea Party.
Gin and Fable
Gin & Fable has opened on Duke Street this December and is bringing a taste of the Victorian Era with them.
Formerly Cedar Gin & Fire, the bar and restaurant will serve up cheese boards and cured meats to accompany the gin on offer.
Furnival's Well opened earlier this month on the old site of Bridewell pub in the Ropewalks area of town.
The team behind Berry & Rye brings something different - a cocktail bar honouring the Victorian heritage of the building by creating a menu influenced strongly by spirits and flavours from the era.
However, the bar has recently closed over issues with its licence but they hoping this will be resolved in the New Year.
The luxurious bar and restaurant on Victoria Street is best known for drawing in The Only Way is Essex crowd and celebrities.
There are 34 booth tables, make-up and powder rooms for the selfie lovers and even phone charging facilities.
The new crazy golf wonderland is now open in the Baltic Triangle in the former Cains Brewery and features and huge cocktail bar and street food stand.
Ghetto Golf is the brainchild of business partners Danny Bolger and Kip Piper.
You can book at www.ghettogolf.co.uk for the adult-only venue.