Here is your ultimate guide to food in Liverpool!

Because we're absolutely obsessed with our culinary prowess in this city, we've gathered all the different cuisines, where you can get them and what our recommendations area. 

No more, 'Where shall we go for food?', 'You decide...' 

Choose your cuisines.

Choose your restaurant.



Lu Ban in the Baltic Triangle 

Small plates inspired by the Tianjin region in China

Mr Chilli on Seel Street 

Hot & Numbing Chicken is our personal favourite.

Chamber 36

Right next to Europe’s oldest China Town, Chamber 36 offers contemporary Pan-Asian cuisine with amazing cocktails.


Italian Club Fish on Seel Street

Go on, get half a dozen oysters and a glass of Prosecco 😍

Il Forno on Duke Street

An authentic family run restaurant. Try the Pregiata Pizza, topped with tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella, salami and porcini mushrooms. 

Casa Italia on Stanley Street

Casa Italia has been around for over 40 years. It’s a rustic, authentic and very popular - don’t be surprised if there’s a queue outside. It IS worth the wait. They also have an entirely plant based menu πŸ†


Amalia off Duke Street

The pizzas here have been awarded the best in England for a while now. LFC players are often popping in for their italian fix, it must be good right? If you’re feeling brave try the Calzone Challenge, a 5lb feast stuffed with veg, mince, tomato sauce and cheese. Finish it? It’s free.

Crust on Bold Street and Woolton

A modern pizzeria with locations on bustling Bold Street and picturesque Woolton Village. Patrons can choose from a number of different doughs from wholegrain to their famous black dough… go on, give it a go. 

Santa Maluco on Castle Street

All you can eat pizza. No other words needed. 

Crazy Pedros on Parr Street

The Craziest pizza house in Liverpool! Fried chicken and waffle pizza? Chippy tea pizza? Give it a go if you fancy something out of the ordinary. 


Slim's on Bold Street

This New York style diner is home to chicken, waffles and an award winning roast. 

Yard and Coop on Paradise Street

The home of buttermilk fried chicken. Choose from breast, thigh or drumstick, pair it with your sauce and pimp your fries. Its not for the peckish … get it?

Smoke & Dough 

Meats cooked BBQ style right in the middle of your table. 


Byron Burger Liverpool ONE

Famous for their 'Proper Burgers' you'll be spoilt for choice with their mouth watering menu.  

Red Dog Saloon on Bold Street

This Old-School Austin bbq dive bar on Bold Street is the place to go for the juiciest, dirtiest burgers around.

Almost Famous on Parr Street

Jaw breaking burgers and freakish fries! Try the triple nom, double cheeseburger, pulled pork, slaw, redneck BBQ and famous sauce. 


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Etsu on Strand Street (off Brunswick Street) 

A modern Japanese restaurant in the heart of the city serving a wide range of Japanese cuisine. Go for a Bento Box or give the Unagi-don a try. 

Miyagi Allerton

The decor here is must see and as for the Bento boxes πŸ‘‡ ….

πŸ˜‹ #miyagi #bentobox

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Caribou Poutine on Slater Street

CHIPS. CHEESE. GRAVY - Mrs Piggy Poutine is what you’re after, believe me. 🐷


Shiraz Palace and Shiraz BBQ

If your friend fancies a full english but you’re looking for some turkish delights then this is the place. 


Wahaca College Lane

A vibrant mexican restaurant serving big dishes and small plates. The burrito bowl is deeeelicious and the chicken salad is served in a giant crispy tortilla! 

La Parrilla Mexican Bar & Grill

For a taste of authentic Mexican food this Bold Street favourite has everything you could ask for. 


Tiger Rock Hawker on North John Street

Take a swift turn into a Thai retreat! So many small plates to choose from but you HAVE to try the duck spring rolls. 

Thaikhun Chavasse Park 

Street-food thai in a relaxed, bric a brac environment taking you right back to your gap year. 

Rosa's Thai Cafe Albert Dock 

Pad thai please! 


Chop Chop on Fenwick Street

Ok so it’s definitely not a restaurant, it’s a takeaway where there’s normally a queue out the door. But try the mega chicken PLEASE.


Mowgli on Bold Street and Water Street

A famous indian restaurant that started in Liverpool. Indian food with a twist with the most incredible tiffin. 

Barton Rouge on Exchange Street

A classy and modern restaurant with beautiful decor. The paneer curry is absolutely delicious.

Bundobust on Bold Street

Indian Street food paired with craft beer is what we all need for dinner tonight.


A totally vegetarian and vegan Indian restaurant with the biggest naan bread you will ever see!


The Blackburne Pub and Eatery on Catherine Street

A ‘legendary’ Sunday lunch I’ve heard.

The London Carriage Works 

Now there’s a classy establishment. Pop here for a special occasion and some pretty special roasties to go with it. 

The Monro 

A pub with a whole lot of history. The gastropub does not disappoint in the British fayre department. 

Smuggler’s Cove

Sunday roast in a pirate themed rum restaurant on the Royal Albert Dock. Need we say more?

Liverpools finest Roast

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Turtle Bay on Hanover Street and Mathew Street

Rum, Reggae, Jerk. Inspired by the beach lifestyle think marinated seafood and of course jerk. Jerk wings, jerk ribs, jerk chicken… you get the idea. 

Trini chicken curry and electric boogie cocktails πŸ‘Œ

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Albert's Schenke on Hanover Street

Albert's Schenke on Hanover Street will satisfy your cravings for all the Bavarian inspired food you could ask for. The beer menu is pretty impressive too!


Greek Taverna on Bold Street 

If there’s anywhere that will make you want to travel to the Greek islands and their white sandy beaches, its this place. 

Christakis on York Street

The ultimate greek experience. Go for the sharer with your mates, bring your own wine and finish with some traditional greek fire dancing. 

Family Dinner ... 🐷 out

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Bistrot Pierre on Button Street (off Mathew Street) 

A quaint French restaurant offering a great set lunch menu and a delightful French 75 cocktail. 

Côte Brasserie

Inspired by the bistro’s of Paris, Cote Brasserie’s Parisian offerings will make you feel like you’re in the French capital right here in Liverpool. 


Neon Jamon on Berry Street and Smithdown Road 

A plush restaurant serving delicious Catalan inspired tapas in a beautiful, modern surrounding. There’s also an outdoor space as I’d say you could go for drinks here too.

La Finca Eivissa

For warm Balearic vibes, tapas, sangria and cocktails, La Finca Eivissa is a must. 

Lunya on Hanover Street and Lunyalita on Albert Dock

Tapas, cured meats and cheeses and cornflake chicken strips 😍


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Saffron on St Johns Road in Waterloo

Serving a traditional Indian menu featuring Nepalese specialities. 

Da Gurkha on South Road Waterloo

If you're looking for fine dining and Nepalese food this is the place. 

Da Mount Gurkha on Crosby Road North Waterloo

Often known as 'the best Indian restaurant around'


Fazenda at Exchange Flags

For a unique dining experience head over to Fazenda at Exchange Flags for succulent meats served until you say stop.

Viva Brazil on Castle Street

Head to this stylish dining room for Brazilian BBQ meat skewers carved right at your table.


Fattoush on Hatton Garden

Serving up some of the best Lebanese food in the city, it’s a must visit for dinner.

Bakchich on Bold Street and Williamson Square 

A little piece of Lebanon in Liverpool. Remember they don’t serve alcohol here. But what they do serve is an incredible chicken shwarma. 



Big flavours from an award winning chef and a tasting menu to die for. 

Six By Nico

Six course tasting menu that chnages every six weeks. All the more reason to return. 

Art School on Sugnall Street

The restaurant of famous chef, Paul Askew serving dishes made with locally sourced ingredients. 


Salthouse Bacaro on Castle Street

Italian small plates and tiny pizzas. What more could you ask for at lunch?

La Finca Eivissa

A taste of Ibiza in Liverpool with tapas and sangria. Perfect!

Maray on Bold Street, Royal Albert Dock and Allerton

Middle Eastern inspired small plates in the heart of Liverpool. 


Down The Hatch on Duke Street

Classic junk food with a vegan twist. Think burgers, loaded fries and vegetables in ways you've never seen before. 

The Caledonia on Caledonia Street

A traditional pub with an entirely vegan menu. It’s dog friendly too!

Frost Burgers on Wood Street 

The best plant based burgers around. 100% vegan, 100% recommended.


Duke Street Food and Drink Market

A sophisticated food hall featuring some of Liverpool’s top food talent. You have to check out Finca whilst you’re there. 

Dockside Dining Club

A waterfront location with street food vendors, ice cream and a great little coffee corner with a kids play area! 

Baltic Market 

Street food, ice cream, sweets, pizza, halloumi fries, pints, cocktails, prosecco and live music - what more do you want? 

Go on then.... 

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Crazy Pedro's Liverpool
Upstairs at Crazy Pedros. The sloped ceiling is covered in record covers. There are tall tables with coloured, metal stools. It has a loft vibe.

They love to party all the time at Pedro's. Grab a Frozen Margarita and a slice of Pizza and watch the party unfold.

Moose Coffee - Dale Street
Tea Room/Coffee Shop
Moose Coffee - Dale Street

Moose Coffee trades on a distinctive offer of an 'Authentic American & Canadian Breakfast Brunch Menu'

The London Carriage Works
The London Carriage Works on Hope Street, a sand coloured Georgian building with white detail on sash windows.

Serving modern international food, with an emphasis on the use of local, organic and fresh seasonal produce.

Inside the Lunya store filled with wines, meats and other deli goods.

The UK’s only Catalonian fusion restaurant sourcing and serving the highest quality artisan food from Spain and the UK.