Where to Eat, Meet and be Merry
Liverpool's restaurant scene has blossomed over the past decade with new eateries popping up overnight. The city's ethnic diversity has also led to a wide range of dining choices when it comes to style.
The London Carriage Works, Hope Street
Part of the Hope Street Hotel, the restaurant excels on fabulous nouveau takes on UK classics using locally sourced products. The prix fixe menu, available during select hours each night.A must.
Puschka, 16 Rodney Street
Gay friendly eatery in the Georgian Quarter.
The Monro, 92 Duke Street
Arguably Liverpool's most notable Gastropub, the wine list here is short and punchy and designed for honest drinking. If you have a sweet tooth head here for Pudding Night, which is held on the last Wednesday of every month.
Café Tabac, 126 Bold Street
The original bohemian eatery where the arty, writer creative types settle down with a broadsheet, strong black coffee and croissant.
Osqa Piano Bar & Restaurant, Oldham Street
Serving a combination of classic English and Mediterranean dishes, this fantastic new Live Music and dining venue overlooks Oldham Square.
Sheldrakes, Banks Road, Heswall, Wirral
Sheldrakes Restaurant is Wirral Peninsula’s hidden gastronomic treasure, nestling on the banks of the River Dee. Its spectacular location truly encapsulates the spirit of the Mediterranean guaranteeing ‘views to dine for.’ Sheldrake’s is unquestionably one of the Wirral Peninsula’s hidden treasures.
60 Hope Street, 60 Hope Street
Located in the creative quarter of Liverpool, the restaurant serves an imaginative menu. Eat upstairs to impress your friends, or head downstairs to the cheaper bistro.
Alma de Cuba, St Peter’s Church, Seel Street
Winner of Best Bar, Best Restaurant and UK’s Best Venue in 2008 & 2009 this is a must visit destination. Set inside the magnificent conversion of the former St Peter’s Catholic Church, Alma de Cuba is an eclectic mix of Cuban, Hispanic and Latin American influences that are enhanced with Liverpool’s great spirit.
Sapporo Teppanyaki Restaurant, 134 Duke Street
Preparation of food is pure entertainment, as expert chefs flaunt their outstanding skills and creative flair to ensure that every meal is unique.
Il Forno, 132 Duke Street
Named one of the top 10 Italian restaurants in the UK by Antonio Carlucci, Il Forno is a slice of Italy situated in the heart of Liverpool city centre.
3345, 33-45 Parr Street
If you are interested in hob-knobbing with the music industry, head to this bar and social club hidden in an unmarked stairway next to the Parr Street Studios.
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