Taste Liverpool Drink Bordeaux FAQs

Taste Liverpool. Drink Bordeaux is happening 2 - 5 June in Liverpool City Centre. 

We have compiled some FAQs below. 


FAQs


When does the festival take place?


The festival takes place from Thursday 2 June to Sunday 5 June across the Queen’s Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend. 


Is Taste Liverpool. Drink Bordeaux festival a free event?


Taste Liverpool. Drink Bordeaux is free to attend but each restaurant, bar and coffee shop will offer different price points for their specific festival menus. 


Is the Bordeaux Wine Tasting Experience a free event?


The Bordeaux Wine Tasting Experience at Liverpool Town Hall is a ticketed event taking place across the weekend. There are four sessions each day and each session is 2 hours long. 

Tickets cost £20.00 per person + £1.50 booking fee and you can purchase your tickets here. 


Can I pay on the door for the Bordeaux Wine Experience?


Yes, but visitors are encouraged to book in advance.


How do I access the Bordeaux Bar A Vin in Martin's Bank?


Bordeaux Wine Experience Ticket holders can enter the Bordeaux Bar A Vin by showing their e-ticket on arrival. Whilst visitors are encouraged to visit after the wine experience, they are welcome to attend throughout the weekend, during the opening hours. Please note that the Bordeaux A Vin Bar is not open to the public on Saturday 4 June due to a private event.


What time is the Bordeaux Bar A Vin open?


1PM - 7PM

2 June, 3 June and 5 June


Is Taste Liverpool. Drink Bordeaux festival family friendly?


Taste Liverpool. Drink Bordeaux festival is a family friendly event with people of all ages welcome. There will be family friendly activities taking place across the weekend with restaurants offering a range of dishes suitable for children. 

The Kids Kitchen will be taking place at Bluecoat on Thursday.


Is there food at the Bordeaux Wine Tasting Experience


No, there is no food at the Bordeaux Wine Tasting Experience. There are several menus on offer at restaurants across the city which you can see here. 

Those with tickets to the Bordeaux Wine Experience are granted entry to the Bordeaux Bar A Vin in Martin's Bank Building where there is a brasserie menu and subsidised wine. 


Will there be food stalls on the streets of Bold Street, Castle Street and Hope Street?


There will not be any food stalls on Bold Street, Castle Street and Hope Street. Each restaurant, bar or coffee shop will cater for visitors inside their venue or offer takeaway options as part of their dedicated menus. 


Where can I find out which venues are taking place and what menus they have on offer?


All of the official festival venues are available to view here.


How much will the menus cost?


The menus at each venue have a range of price points depending on the menu they are hosting. These can range from drinks, small plates, street food, set menus and tasting menus. See each venue’s menu for more information.


Will I have to book any of the menus at the venues in advance?


We would recommend checking each venue’s website on their booking requirements as the menus vary with each restaurant, bar and coffee shop.


Is the chef’s demo free and do I need to book?


The chef’s demos at The Bombed Out Church are free to attened and do not require any booking. Entrance will be given on a first-come-first served basis to cater for the capacity of the venue. 


How can I travel to Taste Liverpool. Drink Bordeaux festival?


One of the easiest ways to travel to the festival is with Merseyrail. There is easy access to Bold Street from Liverpool Central Station and Castle Street from Moorfields Station. 

You can plan your journey to the festival with Merseyrail on their website here.


Is the event dog friendly? 


Each restaurant venue varies, so we recommend checking in advance. 

The Bordeaux Wine Experience at the Town Hall does not allow dogs accept assistance dogs. 

The Bordeaux A Vin is also assistance dogs only. 

The gardens surrounding the Bombed Out Church are open to dogs. The chefs demos inside the Bombed Out Church is assistance dogs only. 


Related

Bordeaux Bar A Vin in Martin's Bank
Food & Drink
Inside Martins Bank Building. A grand building with vaulted, detailed ceilings and large supporting beams.

Part of Taste Liverpool. Drink Bordeaux Festival. Enter one of the grandest venues in Liverpool.

Chef Demos at the Bombed Out Church
Food & Drink
Gabriella Margiotta sitting at a table and Lizzie Acker leaning on a food mixer.

Part of Taste Liverpool. Drink Bordeaux Festival  Free Chef Demos at The Bombed Out Church all weekend

Taste Liverpool Producers' Market
Dog Friendly
Yellow fork on a blue background

Part of Taste Liverpool. Drink Bordeaux Festival. A thriving city centre market will host many of the city’s artisanal farmers, producers, makers and cultivators, with stalls showcasing the wonderful range of produce and independent craftmanship from the region.

Bordeaux Wine Tasting Experience
Food & Drink
An artist impression of the wine tasting inside Liverpool Town Hall. The room is grand with additional dressing including bright blue and pink accents

Part of Taste Liverpool. Drink Bordeaux. Bordeaux Wine Experience - a 2 hour wine tasting experience with great music and a little taste of theatre.

Liverpool Town Hall
Historic House/Palace
Liverpool Town Hall from Exchange Flags.

Liverpool Town Hall is a magnificent 18th century grade one listed building situated in the heart of the culture quarter close to Mathew Street.