Best Restaurants in Liverpool
With a proud history, a diverse populace and a reputation as one of the UK's cultural hubs, it was always a given that this city would hold some of the UK's finest eateries. Bringing flavours and palatable experiences from all over the world to the seaside streets of Merseyside, our army of chefs aren't afraid to push boundaries and try new things. Family dinners? Meals with friends? Cosy dates? Here's our list of the best restaurants in Liverpool.
Bringing a taste of China to Cains Brewery Village, Lu Ban is all about xiao panzi (or small plate dining). Expect seafood, meat, and vegetable dishes paired with wines and cocktails. There's even private dining and a chef's table experience.
Something of a hybrid restaurant in Liverpool that boasts a little of anything and everything, Neighbourhood is the luxury spot where you can indulge in everything from a brunch menu on weekends to sushi and brasserie inspired dishes with cocktails in the evening.
From small plates of fresh tacos and cheese-heavy quesadillas to bursting burritos and melt-in-the-mouth pulled pork, the team at Wahaca have mastered a number of traditional recipes, bringing the sun-baked vibes of Mexico to Liverpool's College Lane.
Hearty British dishes at their best, PanAm is a popular restaurant in Liverpool's Albert Dock. With a menu bursting with vibrant flavours and belly-warming grub, expect to find gourmet burgers, slathered in sauce and served alongside freshly prepared sides and finely cooked sirloin steaks.
Housed in the heart of the city, Koukash is a suave hotel restaurant. Whether you're carving into one of their exquisite roast dinners, slicing through their crumbling catch of the day or warming yourself with one of their spiced soups, you won't be disappointed by this Sir Thomas Street spot.
A reasonably new addition to Liverpool's dining scene, Madre has already made an impact with its take on Mexican street food in an exposed brick arch. Tuck into the likes of tacos, queso fundido and Highland steak and chips - great when washed down with one of their variations on the classic margarita.
With 3 levels touting fabulous cocktails, great food and gorgeous spaces, The Butterfly and the Grasshopper has more than 1 reason to visit. Hungry? Choose from brunch, lunch, dinner and Sunday roasts with meat, fish and veggie options throughout.
Salt House Tapas is a Spanish inspired eatery based on Liverpool's elegant Hanover Street, serving a smorgasbord of both traditional and contemporary recipes from seared fillet steak with crisp fried potato croquette, spinach and peppercorn sauce to fresh scallops and finely salted-cured ham.
From swinging Baton Rouge to the weightless streets of Vancouver, Moose & Moonshines is a colourful eatery inspired by all things North American. Decorated with chesterfield sofas, moose heads and traditional dining tables, the menu, as you'd expect, is full of hearty burgers, mustard topped hotdogs and lumberjack breakfasts.
Paying homage to the trans-Atlantic ship that saved 705 souls from the wreckage of the Titanic, Carpathia is a suave restaurant sitting only a stone's throw away from the idyllic Albert Dock. Expect breath-taking views, meaty dishes and a sleek atmosphere to match.