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A Moda guide to Living in Liverpool.

04 / 12 / 2023

A thriving city life, a stunning waterfront, and famous for being home to the legends that are The Beatles…it could only be Liverpool.

A thriving city life, a stunning waterfront, and famous for being home to the legends that are The Beatles…it could only be Liverpool.

Not only is Liverpool bursting with arts and culture, it’s also been voted one of the friendliest cities to live in the UK. Let’s not forget the world-class football teams and even better nightlife.

Cost of renting in Liverpool

If you’re packing up and moving to a new city, you've got to make sure you know your budget as well as knowing where all the hot spots are.

When it comes to accommodation, BTR or ‘Build to Rent’ developments are becoming increasingly popular as they tend to offer much more bang for your buck. They’re designed specifically for renters, with on-site management and security staff, as well as amenities all included. According to HomeViews, BTR residents are among the happiest residents in the UK and consistently rated their properties, on HomeViews, higher than the average rental property.

Sitting on the Liverpool waterfront, Moda, The Lexington is a BTR neighbourhood that delivers so much more than a bed and four walls. With prices starting from £1,050 per month for a studio, residents can benefit from a fully interior-designed home, state-of-the-art amenities, curated resident events and tech that’s specifically designed to boost residents’ wellness. At Moda, The Lexington, we use energy from renewable sources such as hydro, solar, or wind.

Things you must see and do in Liverpool

Besides making the most of the state-of-the-art cinema room, rooftop terraces and 24-hour gym, at some point, you’ll want to get out and see the city for yourself. Liverpool isn’t short of cool and quirky things to do to keep you entertained. Here is the Moda approved guide to living in Liverpool…

Mersey Ferry

It’s not quite a lazy river with a frozen cocktail in hand, but if you’re really looking to get to know this stunning city, take the hop-on-hop-off bus tour and then a river cruise afterwards to top it off. The breezy bus and boat trips are the perfect way to get acquainted with the city as you explore local life by water and land.

The Cavern Club

If you love music as much as we do – you’ll love The Cavern Club. From playing a role in the birth of The Beatles, to now being a hot spot for up-and-coming artists, the club has built a reputation for itself in the Liverpool music scene. Head over for a fun night to remember.

Shopping on Bold Street

Bold Street in Liverpool is thriving with independent stores, embodying the creativity of the city. Holding up to its reputation as one the city's hot spots, you’ll find quirky coffee shops to refuel and a range of vintage thrift shops with unique pieces, vintage treasures and one-of-a-kind homeware.

The Royal Albert Dock

The Liverpool docks are where it’s all at, with exhibitions and events throughout the year, as well as a huge host of bars and restaurants. The famous waterfront is a must see and a location you’ll be finding yourself visiting more than once when living in Liverpool. Take a stroll along the waterfront or visit one of the iconic museums, from The Tate, to the Maritime Museum, to The Beatles Story. Not forgetting the monthly Makers Market, where you can browse a bunch of artisan goods from the finest bakers and creators.
Museum of Liverpool


Expect a night out with a twist at ArCains, which brings together a legendary combination of food, cocktails, and gaming. Share some of their epic nachos with your mates, then go to battle in the arcade.

Golf Fang

Experience crazy golf like never before at Golf Fang. It promises to be a next-level night out with incredible cocktails and all your favourite hip-hop tunes. Suggest this one in the group chat and it’s guaranteed to go down well.

Gravity MAX

Set over two floors in Liverpool One, Gravity MAX is an impressive venue with all the best activities. Have a go at E-Karting, AR bowling, and golf, then relax in their rooftop bar - the biggest one in Liverpool!

Escape Hunt

Put your friendship bonds to the test and see how you fare at Escape Hunt Liverpool. Embark on an immersive adventure in the Wild West or at sea on Blackbeard’s ship, while you and your friends solve puzzles and try to escape in time. Or, you can step out into the city on an outdoor quest that takes you around Liverpool, following clues and overcoming challenges as you go.

Events in Liverpool

Now, we all know there ain’t no party like a Moda Party, but you can’t miss out on the epic events that take place in the rest of the city. You’ve already got the great location, so go forth, explore, and live your best Moda life!

Bongo’s Bingo

Liverpool is home to the original Bongo’s Bingo, get ready for a legendary night out - you'll want to keep going back for more. What started out as a boozy pub quiz has now turned into the craziest game of bingo you'll ever play. Enjoy a night full of fun, dance-offs and sing-alongs. Will you be the one to win?

River of Light Festival

Take a walk around the city that is illuminated by a stunning display of lights and sounds from artists, both locally and internationally. Each year the displays are different, but all are as epic as each other. The illuminated gallery spreads out across the waterfront and really is a spectacular sight to see.

Sound City

Liverpool is renowned for amazing music and Sound City is known for putting on a show. It is one of the biggest digital, international music and film festivals in the UK. They have a great range of upcoming and breakthrough artists, with the likes of Ed Sheeran and Florence and the Machine playing in previous years.

The Grand National

Did someone say “day at the races?” Throws hands in the air Spend the day glammed up to the nines, with a glass (or two) of fizz and prepare for some summer fun at The Grand National. Grab your girls for Ladies’ Day at Aintree Racecourse for a day to remember.

Must visit restaurants

Liverpool definitely knows how to dine right, with much of their culture being influenced by its maritime heritage. The city’s international influence can be enjoyed through the great range of food options, including European cuisine, American, Asian and so much more. Take a look at some of our top picks:


Opened by MasterChef winner, Anton Piotrowski, Roski boasts a range of homegrown British ingredients. Everything is beautifully presented and is more than just a meal, it is a fantastic dining experience.

Panoramic 34

We know a thing or two about epic views, and so do our neighbours over at Panoramic 34. With 360-degree panoramic views of the beautiful Liverpool skyline, you’ll be sure to get some insta-worthy photographs. Whether you visit in the day or the evening, you will have spectacular views of the waterfront and even beyond the region.


Mowgli is a stunning restaurant that challenges the idea of British ‘Indian food’, and instead serves up Indian cuisine the traditional way. Offering a wonderful selection of aromatic and healthy options for you to sink your teeth into.

The Egg Cafe

This lively vegetarian and vegan cafe is an inviting place, full of beautiful smells and food. With a menu consisting of fry-ups, pitta sandwiches, pasta and so much more, The Egg Cafe has something to suit the palette of all those plant lovers.


Next time you have a craving for Korean food, head to KaiBaiBo for the ultimate feast. Tuck into ramen, rice bowls, and even sweet ice cream baos. It’s sure to make it into your regular restaurant rotation.


If steak is one of your life’s greatest loves, you’ll love Cowshed in Liverpool. Enjoy your steak just how you like it in the cosy, rustic setting.

Cucina di Vincenzo

At Cucina di Vincenzo, you can enjoy an authentic Italian feast right here in the city. Everything is made with the freshest, quality ingredients. It’s about to be your new go-to for antipasti and pasta dishes.

##Keeping fit and healthy

When you’re not letting off steam in the 24-hour gym at Moda, The Lexington, there're plenty of other great ways to stay fit in Liverpool.


Based in the Queen’s Dock, Liverpool Watersports Centre offers all the best watersport activities. Take your pick from paddleboarding, powerboating, kayaking, and much more all in one place. Or, unleash your inner child and take on their inflatable obstacle course.


If you’re passionate about footy, a Liverpool FC Stadium Tour is a must. Walk around the massive grounds as you delve into LFC’s past and present, with behind-the-scenes access.

Sefton Park

One of the most loved parks in Liverpool, Sefton Park is a haven of lush greenery and is the perfect place for a picnic. Get back to nature and enjoy some fresh air in the stunning surroundings. Make sure you stroll around the [Palm House]( whilst you’re there, which is full of tropical plants.
One of the most loved parks in Liverpool, Sefton Park is a haven of lush greenery and is the perfect place for a picnic. Get back to nature and enjoy some fresh air in the stunning surroundings. Make sure you stroll around the Palm House whilst you’re there, which is full of tropical plants.

And there we have it, our roundup of the ultimate guide to living in Liverpool. So if that’s not enough to make you want to pack up and move, maybe taking a look around Moda, The Lexington will.
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