Old Swan, or “The Swan” as it is referred to by locals, has a special place in many peoples hearts. It is a suburb of Liverpool that is community focused with a passion for local shopping, well known for it’s former thriving fruit and vegetable stalls visited daily by locals.

Still today it has lots of amazing local businesses worth visiting. To find out our recommendations, keep reading…

The Alehouse Micropub 

A friendly neighbourhood pub where all members of the community are welcome, hosting events like “too early”, focussing on bringing people together, encouraging conversation and building community spirit whilst helping combat social isolation.  Pay Lee and his tribe of loyal customers a visit on Prescot Road or at Dockside Diner, where you can indulge in some scouse classics including pasties, chip butties and more.


Simple Boss Scran

Cafe bistro offering homemade quality food and amazing coffee using local sourced produce and supporting independent suppliers. Well known for their daily specials and roast dinners not just on Sunday’s, this cafe is respected in the community for its home cooked quality food.


Pulp Vintage

Original & re-worked vintage clothing for men & women. Not only do they offer gorgeous clothing, but accessories that can dress up any outfit. Great at piecing items together makes it the perfect place for vintage lovers or if you want to treat somebody special this Christmas.