Birthday Restaurants in Liverpool

When it comes to big days, nowhere does it better than Liverpool. Cue sumptuous feasts, fancy cocktails, extravagant nights out and memories to last a lifetime (depending on prosecco consumption, that is). The city's wide offering of restaurants means you'll be spoilt for choice, from sky-high terraces with panoramic views to Latin street food fiestas. Here we round up our top picks of restaurants for your special birthday night (or week if you really can't decide between them...)

Gusto Liverpool

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The motto at Gusto Liverpool is 'con amici', which means 'eating with friends', making it a natural fit for a big ol' family get together. The waterside restaurant is decked out with low hanging twinkly lights and boasts a menu of contemporary Italian dishes - the perfect place to push the boat out and celebrate.

Rosa's Thai Cafe Liverpool

382 user reviews 4

One of the best Asian restaurants in Liverpool, this charming eatery located down at the Albert Dock is perfect for a birthday with its mix of delicious curries, moreish soups and plenty of veggie options to suit all diets.

Pho Liverpool

129 user reviews 5

A gorgeous Vietnamese eatery with a diverse menu of authentic dishes, Pho is an excellent place for a birthday dinner. Browse their collection of aromatic curries, noodle soup and healthy salads and line your stomach before heading out to Liverpool's city centre to party the night away.

Sitting pretty in the Britannia Pavilion in the Albert Dock, PanAm is a gorgeous destination for your birthday bonanza. In the daytime the warehouse venue is flooded with light from its floor-to-ceiling windows, becoming a cosy and intimate space as dusk falls. Kick off the evening with one of their delicious signature grill dishes before getting lost in their extensive cocktail menu.

Located on the 34th floor of the glistening West Tower, Panoramic 34 offers a unique dining experience. If you're not the one footing the bill then we suggest you opt for the luxurious eight-course tasting menu, or if you're after something lighter, go for their afternoon tea option, all whilst enjoying stunning views over Liverpool's skyline.

This Duke Street Market spot is a tribute to the ancient pilgrimage to Galicia's Santiago de Compostela and the dishes are inspired by various regions in France, Spain and Portugal. The contemporary space features a mezzanine bar and open kitchen, perfect for peeking at the chefs at work.

Pretty in pink and with glittering lights, Dash is one of Liverpool's most beautiful restaurants. Expect Pan-Asian delights, from sushi rolls and bao buns to wagyu burgers. Finish your night by taking to the tiles at neighbouring XOXO - all documented on the 'gram of course, this place is too pretty to not.

Salt House Tapas are known for their Spanish-style small plates - perfect for sharing amongst friends. This Hanover Street restaurant has a buzzing atmosphere over the weekends when jugs of sangria flow and large groups tuck into family-style banquets made from the freshest local ingredients.