Best Restaurants in Liverpool

Best Restaurants in Liverpool

Everyone loves going for food, and with the amount of Liverpool restaurants available it can be hard deciding where to head for a bite to eat.

So we thought since we’re just a stone’s throw away from the Capital of Culture it’s our duty to provide you with all of the tried and tested delicious restaurants in Liverpool city centre. Through extensive research and perhaps one too many desserts we have been able to put together an impressive list of the top 15 best restaurants in Liverpool. Have a read through them all and see which Liverpool restaurant takes your fancy the most!

Best Restaurants in Liverpool - Clockworks

1. Clockworks

Just round the corner from Liverpool Central train station is where you will find Clockworks. A place that can provide you with an industrial-chic vibe. Here you can enjoy a dish for any meal of the day, breakfast, lunch, dinner, or you could even head here just for some delicious cocktails. Clockworks prides themselves in specialising in British classics with a twist. So if you are looking for some food that is comforting, tasty and a little bit more unique, we would highly suggest trying out somewhere like this.

11 Wolstenholme Sq | Website

Best Restaurants in Liverpool - Bacaro

2. Bacaro

Bacaro can be found along the main area of streets that most of the well-known Liverpool restaurants are. Just at the bottom of Castle Street, Bacaro is a rustic chic venue that has plenty of Italian dishes to try. If you’re wanting a place that is a little bit more unique with plenty of small plates for you to mix and match together, you will love it here. As well as all of their amazing food they also have some delicious Campari drinks that you have to try! Have a browse through our list of the best vegan restaurants in Liverpool.

47 Castle St | Website

Best Restaurants in Liverpool - George's Great British Kitchen

3. George’s Great British Kitchen

If you are looking for some serious summer vibes with a restaurant that has beach hut style seating then George’s Great British Kitchen will be the perfect spot. As it says in the name, George’s serves up a variety of delicious British classics with their own unique flare. They wanted to create a place that celebrates all of the delicious British food that we have, but not in your usual way. So you will find a paprika spiced fish and chips for example. They are also pretty popular when it comes to their cocktails and gin list.

49 Paradise St | Website

Best Restaurants in Liverpool - Almost Famous

4. Almost Famous

An edgy hamburger restaurant that will definitely be the place to go if you have a hangover, your starving or you are just really craving an epic burger. There are Almost Famous restaurants dotted all over the North but the Liverpool one is by far our favourite. And the burgers are like no other, for anyone, the challenge will be to see if you can actually fit the whole thing in your mouth! Inside of the restaurant the vibe is extremely relaxed and a great place to head for some delicious grub. We also have a list of the best bottomless brunch in Liverpool if you are wanting something a little bit different. 

11-13 Parr St | Website

Best Restaurants in Liverpool - Cowshed

5. Cowshed

There is no better place to enjoy a steak then at a steak house right? At Cowshed Liverpool you will be able to enjoy a variety of delicious steaks. Just up from Chinatown, the venue itself has a contemporary modern vibe and would make a great place to go if you were wanting to have some drinks after your meal. And the location is perfect as it is right near a handful of popular pubs and bars. Check out some of the best pubs in Liverpool see where you should head after your meal.

104 Seel St | Website ​

Best Restaurants in Liverpool - Maray

6. Maray

Located in the heart of Liverpool, Maray is a small plate restaurant that has an eclectic menu and cocktails to go with. You will find Maray in the Ropewalks which is where some of the best bars and restaurants in the city are located. Inside this restaurant you will find it extremely cosy and casual and a great place to head if you are looking for some late night food and some great drinks to go with all the dishes.

91 Bold St | Website

Best Restaurants in Liverpool - Revolution Albert Dock

7. Revolution - Albert Dock

Sitting nicely on the iconic Albert Dock, the Revolution Bar is a great place to head if you want some delicious drinks and tasty dishes. This venue serves up modern flavours and classic dishes, there are so many Revolution Bars dotted across Liverpool city centre. But this Manhattan loft-inspired venue is definitely our favourite. We could also take the pressure off you as we can organise a Revolution 2 course meal for your group!

Altantic Pavillion | Website

Best Restaurants in Liverpool - The Smugglers Cove

8. The Smugglers Cove

Another restaurant based over on the Albert Dock is The Smugglers Cove, a pirate themed bar and restaurant that has an incredible menu to offer. With hanging kebabs, burgers and delicious fish dishes, you will be spoilt for choice and it is definitely a place that will suit all of your group. And just like Revolution, it’s the perfect place to start your evening as if you head to the front of the restaurant you will find the bar which is always extremely popular.

Britannia Pavillion Albert Dock | Website

Best Restaurants in Liverpool - Gusto

9. Gusto

If you are looking for a classic Italian style restaurant right on the Albert Docks, we have just the place for you. Inside this restaurant you will be able to enjoy a variety of classic Italian dishes and pizzas. The venue itself has exposed brick walls and vaulted ceilings. It’s a great place to head if you are looking for somewhere a little bit classier. We can also help you out and plan your Gusto 2 course meal for you!

Edward Pavilion | Website

Best Restaurants in Liverpool - Panoramic 34

10. Panoramic 34

If you are looking for a dining experience that is a little bit more unique, heading over to Panoramic 34 will be a great shout. Head up 300 feet above ground on the 34th floor of the West Tower in Liverpool. You will be able to enjoy some spectacular views of the city whilst dining on some delicious dishes and drinks. Inside the restaurant and bar area you will be able to enjoy the views due to the floor to ceiling windows that look out for miles.

West Tower, Brook St | Website

Best Restaurants in Liverpool - Mowgli

11. Mowgli

Nobody can turn down an Indian right? So what about heading somewhere where you can enjoy some Indian street food style dishes. All of the dishes are simple but simply delicious, the best part about this is because all of the dishes are small you can select a few to enjoy. The owner and founder of Mowgli loves to put out dishes that convey the type of real Indian food that is available and that’s what you can taste here.

69 Bold St or 3 Water St | Website

Best Restaurants in Liverpool - Stanley's Bar and Grill

12. Stanley’s Bar and Grill

Just slightly outside of the city centre but definitely still worth a visit is the Stanley’s Bar and Grill. This is a theatre-style restaurant that is the perfect place to head with any type of group. They have a variety of menus available too like their a la carte menu, Sunday lunch, afternoon tea, vegan and even gluten free! So you can definitely cater for everyone if you head to Stanley’s Bar and Grill for some amazing food.

Stanley Dock, Regent Rd | Website

Best Restaurants in Liverpool - San Carlo

13. San Carlo

If you are looking for a dining experience that is different to the rest, then San Carlo Liverpool will be the Italian restaurant that you have been looking for. With a contemporary take on your traditional Italian restaurant. You will be able to enjoy all of the pizzas and pastas that you could dream of in this restaurant. They pride themselves in having the freshest and highest of quality ingredients to make all of their delicious dishes.

41 Castle St | Website

Best Restaurants in Liverpool - Slug and Lettuce

14. Slug & Lettuce

Just round the corner from Matthew Street, you will find the Slug & Lettuce, a chain pub that has a classic British menu on offer. With a variety of dishes that everyone will love as well as some incredible sharing platters. You will be spoilt for choice with all of the delicious food that is available here. Not to mention all of the drinks and cocktails. If you are wanting a stress free experience, we can organise your Slug & Lettuce 2 course meal for you.

The Watson Prickard Bldg | Website

Best Restaurants in Liverpool - Santa Maluco

15. Santa Maluco

Santa Maluco is a restaurant that mainly features Brazilian pizzas, all of their pizzas also come with a variety of new and unique toppings which is what makes this place so popular. The venue itself is very colourful, rustic and extremely welcoming. It’s the perfect place to head if you are wanting to enjoy somewhere that is relaxed and offers a variety of delicious pizzas and dishes for you and your group to enjoy.

2 Castle St | Website

If you are planning a stag do in Liverpool it would be the perfect opportunity to try out one of these many restaurants. Especially if you have a few stag do activities planned throughout the weekend.

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