The Smugglers Cove


For a dining experience only a Smuggler could serve, walk the plank and take a dive into The Smugglers Cove. Try a famous hanging kebab with daily specials and dangerously delicious deli boards, then wash it down with a choice of rums from our world record-breaking rum cabinet or a carefully crafted cocktail.

Set sail on your culinary voyage today and join them in The Smugglers Cove

Their new Festive Food & Drinks menu will launch from the 20th November, just in time for the Christmas period.


  • Taking Bookings
  • Dance floor
  • Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets
  • None


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 12:00 1:00
Tuesday 12:00 1:00
Wednesday 12:00 1:00
Thursday 12:00 1:00
Friday 12:00 1:00
Saturday 12:00 1:00
Sunday 12:00 1:00

Special opening hours

Day Open Close Notes
Monday 25th December 2023 - -



The Smugglers Cove, Brittania Pavilion, Albert Dock, L3 4AD


Royal Albert Dock


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves Grill, International, Pub Food, British, Breakfast, Burgers, Steak and Gastro food.

  • A word from the chef:

    Proud pirate fare with a dash of seasonal dining, the menu at Smugglers Cove is an abundance of hearty home dishes and cleverly curated fare. Whether it's smoked haddock rarebit at £12.50, steak and ale pie at £10.95, or their sumptuous Sunday roast at £11.95 these must-try morsels are fun and full of flavour.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
The Rum Room Venue Hire 12 20 - £600 N/A

A secluded space set aside from our busy goings on, our Rum room holds and array of trinkets and treasure to be explored whilst you enjoy hearty feasts and torrents of our beverage selection.

The perfect stowaway for plotting and planning or hosting mighty celebrations of all kinds. Holding up to 12 people, we are able to offer that intimate setting for boozy lunches with friends or corporate devising with colleagues. (Available on request, minimum spend advised £600).

The Bar Area Venue Hire 100 100 - £1,500 N/A

 The perfect hide away frequented by many. Our bar area which features deep comfy booths and rustic old wooden features is the perfect place to hideout especially paired with our large selection of rums, ales and cocktails. Whether it be a first date or drinks for 100 this space is perfect.


* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Customer Reviews (225)

Our Review

A Swashbuckling Sunday Lunch At The Smugglers Cove

You may or may not know this, but Liverpool is absolutely steeped in maritime history - saturated in it like my gravy-sodden roast potatoes on a Sunday afternoon. Speaking of potatoes and Sunday afternoons, I recently headed to The Smugglers Cove in the Royal Albert Dock with grand plans of seeing what…

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