Restaurants in Liverpool City Centre
Searching for a good place to eat in the heart of the city? From quality pizza places and crazy burgers bars to authentic Asian delicacies, these epic spots take the guesswork out of finding the best places to eat in Merseyside. Whether you're looking for a quick fix, a slap-up meal or dinner with a show, explore a range of cuisines and fantastic restaurants in Liverpool's city centre with our guide.
Based in the iconic Cains Brewery Village, Lu Ban is the Chinese restaurant that pairs authentic plates and vegan specials with drinks in the form of jasmine tea and alcoholic favourites. Come the weekend, there's also bottomless brunch with dim sum.
Check out Rosa's Thai Cafe for your East Asian fix in the heart of the city. One of the best restaurants in Liverpool for meaty plates, plant-based dishes and delicious cocktails, this Albert Dock spot boasts a menu of Pad Thai, spicy beef salad and the signature boozy iced tea.
One of the most gorgeous restaurants in Merseyside, The Florist is at the top of our list for Instagrammable restaurants in Liverpool city centre. Located on Hardman Street, the drinking and dining favourite is all about floral fixtures, beautiful drinks and dishes that are almost too pretty to eat.
For people who love booze and chicken, this is a sure winner. The succulent 24-hour brined buttermilk chicken is crumbed in a secret herb crusting, and cooked to perfection. For veggies, a fair amount of dishes are available with a halloumi option to you don't have to miss out.
If you're in the mood for some delicious Indian street food, look no further. This eatery offers the very best traditional cooking, from succulent meats to mouthwatering vegetable dishes. With authentic, simple meals at the heart of its menu, Mowgli is a top spot for diners in L1.
A beautiful Liverpool city centre restaurant, BoBo is serving up Iberian tapas and tasty wines on Castle Street. A great date night spot of pick for those looking for some light bites, their small plates menu includes squid with aioli, cheese and charcuterie platters, spicy chicken wings and more.
Bringing you full Latino flavour with the spirit to match, Alma De Cuba has an electric feel to it with its impressive shows that perfectly accompany its vibrant dishes. Located right in the city centre in a stunning converted church, make sure to try the Sunday service gospel brunch, it's a real hit.
A charming little place for cocktails and a bite to eat, Maray has a great selection of small plates that cater to all dietary requirements. Inspired by Middle-Eastern and Mediterranean dishes, the ever-changing menu is full of flavour. Complementing the food is the cool, humble feel to the space itself with rustic decor and long table.
Funnily enough, a great place to stop for brunch in Liverpool's city centre. This place serves fantastic breakfast dishes until 5pm every day along with a lovely selection of cocktails. If you're looking for a cool, casual location for a meet-up, this is the one for you.
If you've got a taste for tapas, then El Gato Negro should be on your radar. Chef Simon Shaw's Liverpool restaurant boasts a menu of salt cod croquetas, chargrilled sweet potato and chorizo to keep you sated. On the drinks front? There's sangria for that.
Almost Famous have pretty much established themselves as the best burger joint in the city centre, they even have their own This Is Liverpool stack, a double cheeseburger with chicken and chips, chip shop curry sauce and wonder onions, it's a must-try for any avid meat eater.
Located on one of Liverpool's most iconic streets, Roski is the brainchild of Michelin-starred chef and winner of 2014's Masterchef: The Professionals, Anton Piotrowski. This intimate restaurant is characterised by its eclectic British dishes, big flavours and innovative cooking techniques.
One of the Sunday Times Top 100 Restaurants in the world, this fine dining experience offers traditional British dishes with a twist. The selection of delicious food offerings, paired with its diverse wine list and gorgeous interiors make this one of the city's best restaurants.