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The Art School Restaurant

1 Sugnall Street
Liverpool
Merseyside
L7 7EB

Tel: 0151 230 8600

The Art School restaurant is an intimate 50-cover restaurant

About

The Art School Restaurant is a fine dining addition to Liverpool’s rapidly growing food and drink culture.

Housed in the former sculpture room of the Liverpool John Moores University fine arts faculty, this elegant venue is a genuine labour of love for award-winning chef and regional food champion Paul Askew. Features of the original building have been carefully blended into a modern ‘old meets new’ approach - with a relaxing log-fire in the bar, a stylishly comfortable 50-cover dining area with soft natural lighting from a Victorian lantern glass ceiling, and a viewing window to the kitchen.

The mission is to deliver the highest possible dining standards in one of the city’s richest areas in terms of art and culture. Innovative seasonal menus are developed from the finest regional produce – with real food and great flavours complimented by a carefully chosen 230-bin wine and Champagne list and an exclusive range of organic spirits.

The international team of experienced chefs, waiters and sommeliers includes home-grown talent that is recruited and mentored as part of an ongoing commitment to local apprenticeship schemes.

Prices start from £23.50 for two courses.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Head up Leece St, until you get to Hope Street. Once at Hope Street, follow the A5039 around, to the back of the Liverpool Philharmonic, taking the first road on the right. The Art School Restaurant is located on this road, and is the only door on Sugnall Street.

Public Transport Directions

For Train:
The Closest station is Liverpool Central. Exit the station on Bold Street, and turn left, walking up the road until you hit the traffic lights, connecting Berry Street, Leece Street, and Renshaw Street. Cross over the road and walk up Leece Street, until you see the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. Continue to walk around the side of the Philharmonic and The Art School Restaurant is located on Sugnall Street, directly across the road from the back of the Philharmonic.

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Excellent
    919
  • Very Good
    119
  • Average
    32
  • Poor
    17
  • Terrible
    3

Recent Reviews:

  • ValerieH112
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Couples
    excellent service
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 16th August 2017
    service cannot be faulted, so well rehearsed , it was like watching synchronised waiting, waitresses out of the walk through kitchen, waiters put dishes on tables then like robots the girls follow... Read full review
  • 425Tom
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Family
    superb
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 16th August 2017
    The food here was superb, atmosphere again very nice, the quality of dishes something special. Will return again. Read full review
  • Jodyp88
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Something soecual
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 15th August 2017
    Visited for evening meal with partner, choosing the menu excellence and neither of us could fault any part of the experience. Made to feel special and no rush between courses, etc. Would definitely... Read full review

Opening Times

2017 (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

* Tuesday – Saturday
Lunch 12noon – 3pm
Dinner 5pm – 9:30pm

Closed on Sunday & Mondays, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

The Art School is open every Monday during December.

Awards

  • Regional AwardsLiverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2016 - Winner Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2016 - Winner 2016
  • Visit EnglandTaste of England - Award for Excellence Winner Taste of England - Award for Excellence Winner 2017
  • Regional AwardsLiverpool City Region Tourism Awards Winner 2017 Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards Winner 2017 2017

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