The restaurant scene across Liverpool has boomed in recent years with an impressive collection of renowned eateries achieving record entries in the Good Food Guide.
Head to 60 Hope Street for classic, gourmet dishes and sample its signature dessert – a deep fried jam sandwich with Carnation milk ice cream. Or go and feast on modern international food at The London Carriage Works lead by Chef de Patron Paul Askew, and a popular choice with the city’s gastronomes.
You can enjoy finest hand-crafted food, a delectable Classic Champagne Cocktail and breathtaking 360° views across the city and over to the Wirral Peninsula from Panoramic, on the 34th floor of West Tower (don’t miss out on the belt-tightening cheese trolley).
Nestling in Liverpool’s Hope Street Quarter, The Side Door has decor in cream and deep red tones give the bistro a classy light feel and together with the candlesticks, rustic bare floors and the Parisian accoustics do indeed firmly place The Side Door in theatreland.. Alternatively, check out The Restaurant Bar & Grill, which serves great, simple, eclectic dishes all freshly made and prepared on the premises.
In the Stanley Street Quarter, Fonseca’s@Delifonseca has a daily changing blackboard menu and showcases quality local and continental produce and celebrates the art of traditional cooking.
For something a little more Oriental, head to Liverpool’s China Town, the oldest Chinese community in Europe, for a wide choice of restaurants. Liverpool also has its very own, multi award winning, authentic Japanese restaurant, Etsu, specialising in everything from traditional sashimi and sushi to delicious, speciality meat and fish dishes.
For the finest, most mouth watering Catalan and Spanish dishes, head to Lunya or Salt House Tapas in Liverpool ONE. Then there’s the fabulous San Carlo on Castle Street, serving up authentic Italian dishes, and voted one of the top ten Italian restaurants in the UK by The Times and described by Vogue as ‘a must for lovers of fine Italian cuisine’. Marco Pierre White has also added to his presence in the Northwest. The former Michelin-starred maverick has boosted Liverpool’s fine dining options by opening up the Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill restaurant at the boutique Hotel Indigo on Chapel Street.