The Art School Restaurant

1 Sugnall Street
L7 7EB

Tel: 0151 230 8600

The Art School restaurant is an intimate 50-cover restaurant


The Art School Restaurant is in Liverpool’s Georgian Quarter and first opened in September 2014. Over the last three years it has firmly established itself as Liverpool’s favourite restaurant with a reputation for excellence in food and service.

In 2017 it was named in The Sunday Times Top 100 Restaurants and the Visit England Taste of England Winner 2017. It appears in the 2018 Hardens’s top 100 Best UK Restaurants. It has been awarded 2 AA rosettes three years running and has received critical acclaim from both the Michelin and Good Food guides. 

The restaurant was awarded Restaurant of the year at the Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2016, The Merseyside Independent Business Awards 2016 and The Cheshire & Lancashire Life Food & Drink Awards in 2015.

The restaurant has its own newly opened Private Dining Rooms, The Moriarty Rooms. Seating up to 30 guests, the sumptuous space is served by its own kitchen, bar and cloakroom – ideal for corporate events and special occasions.

Downstairs there is a new cellar bar, The Art School Cellars.    

A bespoke Champagne and wine cellar, where Paul and his team share a handpicked selection of premium Champagnes, over 300 fine wines, British cheeses and artisan Charcuterie plus an extensive cocktail list coupled with fresh bread and small dishes available to order - all made by The Art School Restaurant team.

Prices in the restaurant start from £25.00 for a 2 course Prix Fixe Menu.

Private dining is available in the Moriarty Dining Room which can be seen on the fourth gallery image. 

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.


  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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
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Recent Reviews:

  • CrosbyMusicFan
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Amazing experience!
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 15th October 2018
    Visited Saturday 13 October and was expecting good things - more than exceeded my expectations!! Food was some of the best I’ve ever eaten. Staff were friendly and attentive. Would definitely... Read full review
  • Graham E
    Ashbourne, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Seriously good
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 14th October 2018
    This was a seriously excellent experience. We had a 5 course tasting lunch. The attention to detail was evident, the flavours were varied, and by turn intense and subtle, oh, and... Read full review
  • elaineandbilly
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    An Evening of Gin...
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 12th October 2018
    Had a great time at The Art School Cellars tasting four amazing gins with the knowledgable and friendly Dr Steve from Tappers Gin on Tuesday evening with Mike and Franco from Cellars taking care of... Read full review

Opening Times

Lunch (1 January 2018 - 31 December 2018)
Dinner (1 January 2018 - 31 December 2018)


  • 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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