Historic City Centre Eatery & Alehouse, Ma Boyle's, Celebrates Its 150th Anniversary A Year Late

Updated: Apr 19

The Liverpool Institution Is Re-Opening In The Outdoors On The 12th Of April To Celebrate Its Long-Overdue Milestone

Ma Boyle's lit up by the warm lights in the heart of the City Centre's Commercial District (Credit: Image Supplied by Ma Boyle's).
Ma Boyle's, lit up by the warming lights in the early evening, located in the heart of the City Centre's Commercial District (Credit: Image Supplied by Ma Boyle's).

Liverpool institution, Ma Boyle's, located just off Water Street and next to St. Nick's Church, will be re-opening for outdoor dining from the 12th of April.


They have invested over £15,000 into their new outdoor dining area, with the renovations including semi-permanent seating. The venue has been enjoyed by Liverpudlians for over a century and a half, and can now celebrate in style with its re-opening.

Ma Boyle's celebrating its 150th Anniversary one year late (Credit: Image Supplied by Ma Boyle's).
Ma Boyle's celebrating its 150th Anniversary one year late (Credit: Image Supplied by Ma Boyle's).

With Central Government's Step 2 of the Roadmap out of Lockdown occurring on the 12th of April, Ma Boyle's will once again be able to offer its food and drinks in their outdoor space. With the current COVID-19 restrictions, indoor spaces are not permitted to guests until the 17th of May at the earliest.


Due to the pandemic restrictions and Lockdowns last year, the staple Liverpudlian hangout has been unable to celebrate the impressive feat of now 151 years since opening its doors. However, they intend to put that right with several plans to commemorate the special anniversary one year late.


'We have been building up to this date for a long time now... We can feel how ready the city is for us, for everywhere to open.' - Iain Hoskins, Owner of Ma Boyle's.

The venue is located in a snug corner just off Water Street on the cusp of where The Commercial District meets The Seven Streets Quarter and The Waterfront, where it could belong to an