It’s not as easy finding the right place to eat as you might think. Considering if it’s for breakfast, lunch, or dinner isn’t enough, as you might be putting in other factors, like the type of food, the mood you’re in, or the theme of the place you want to go to. Fine dining might be what’s on your mind, or you might be looking for a place based on another part of the world, or maybe you just need something simple to get through the day. Take a look at the eight best places that we recommend for anyone in Liverpool looking for a good place to eat.
1. The Art School Restaurant
Anyone looking for a place to eat with an emphasis on art and culture can look no further than the Art School Restaurant. In addition to different forms of artwork being displayed across the establishment, guests can enjoy fine dining that includes menus that vegans and vegetarians are sure to enjoy.
The restaurant’s wine list has a wide variety, including different white and red wines, champagnes and sparkling wines, and even dessert wines. Customers will also have the opportunity to buy gift vouchers, wine gift boxes, wine bottles and other products. You’ll also be provided special menus whenever the restaurant has a special event.
The Art School Restaurant
Address: 1 Sugnall St, Liverpool L7 7DX, UK
Website: The Art School Restaurant
2. Grilla Restaurant
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If you’re in the mood for a lunch or dinner filled with grilled food, you’ll want to check out Liverpool’s Grilla Restaurant. Appetizers vary from grilled vegetables and croquettes to grilled feta cheese and halloumi cheese. Main meals include steak, pork chops and sausages, and your burger can either come with beef or chicken.
The restaurant also has a large chicken menu, giving customers the options of boneless, bone, half chickens and whole chickens. Wraps, soups and salads are also available for anyone looking to eat a little light, and customers have plenty of different cocktails to choose from if they’re looking for a nice drink.
Address: Address: 22 Hardman St, Liverpool L1 9AX, UK
Website: Grilla Restaurant
Etsu is a nice spot for those nights when you’re digging a nice Japanese dinner. Customers have plenty of different types of sushi to choose from, including Maki, Nigiri and Temaki, and the main menu provides curry, rice bowls, noodles, and even soups and salads for when you’re trying to make sure their meals have the right amount of meat and green in them.
The restaurant provides a contemporary setting with the addition of light wood and positioning of spotlights. If you decide to go during the holidays, you’ll get to enjoy its Christmas menu, which provides additional varieties of fish and sushi.
Address: 25 The Strand, Liverpool L2 0XJ, UK
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4. 60 Hope Street
Sometimes, you need a meal that provides more options besides your average sandwich or burger, in which case, check out what 60 Hope Street has to offer. Appetizers vary from rabbit and lobster to spinach soup and burrata in case you have trouble picking what you’ll have for lunch. When you finally do decide, you’ll be able to choose from lamb, classic fish, roasted squash and pork chop.
Customers have complimented the fine dining of the restaurant in reviews, and appreciate the comfortable setting. The establishment also provides services for weddings, as well as birthdays, baby showers and other celebrations.
60 Hope Street
Address: 60 Hope Street, Liverpool L1 9BZ, UK
Website: 60 Hope Street
5. Manhattan Bar & Grill
It’s always fun to find a place to eat with a theme based on a city from another country. In this case, Manhattan Bar & Grill is perfect for anyone looking for New York-based food, such as steak, chicken, ribs and burgers. You’ll also be presented with a variety of pizzas and pastas for those days when you’re digging the city’s Italian food.
Fish, soups and salads are also available if you’re trying to eat light, and starters vary from nachos to potato skins if you’re have trouble deciding what your main meal should be. Fudge and cheesecake are also provided for your cheat days.
Manhattan Bar & Grill
Address: 17/19 Fenwick St, Liverpool L2 7LS, UK
Website: Manhattan Bar & Grill
Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account
If you’re looking for a small meal, Maray has plenty of options. Flatbread, chilli, sourdough and other options are available if you want to start out with a snack. Meat options include fillet steak, buttermilk chicken thighs, smoked lamb shawarma and honey ox cheek, and fish varieties are also available, including mackerel and whitebait.
Customers are also treated to a cocktail and wine menu, as well as one for vodka, sans alcohol, tonic and regular beer. Vegans are also sure to enjoy eating at this restaurant, as Maray has plenty of green snacks and regular plates. Small desserts and coffee are also available for a nice finish to your meal.
Address: 91 Bold St, Liverpool L1 4HF, UK
7. Hanover Street Social
Sometimes, especially if you want to start off the weekend right, you need to treat yourself to a nice bistro. In this case, check out Hanover Street Social, which treats customers with an open kitchen and a variety of menus. If you’re coming for breakfast, try fried eggs, bacon sausage in their Full Social, or toast and jam if you’re looking for something simple. The lunch options include roasted chicken, grilled pork sausages and steak. Customers will also have a long list of wine and cocktails to choose from, and they can even choose from the restaurants vegan, Sunday and Party menus.
Hanover Street Social
Address: 16-20 Hanover St, Liverpool L1 4AA, UK
Website: Hanover Street Social
Editor’s note: establishment is permanently closed
If you’re in the mood for some creative cuisine, check out what Puschka has to offer. You’ll have plenty of appetizers to choose from if you’re having trouble deciding what your main meal will be, including braised rabbit, baked goats cheese and cauliflower soup. The main options vary from roasted chicken and pork to baked fillets and beetroots.
If these options aren’t enough, you can always add a side like roasted potatoes or honey-roasted carrots. You can also try their pudding options, which include chocolate mousse, peanut butter mousse and bramley apple crumble, and throw in a dessert wine for good measure.
Address: 16 Rodney St, Liverpool L1 2TE, UK
Eat your way through Liverpool
It’s good to try something different, and Liverpool has plenty of options for when you want a nice meal at any time of the day. Whether it’s Italian, Japanese, grilled food or fine dining, Liverpool is not short on different places to find for a nice meal, so consider these options next time you pay a visit to this city, or if you’re a local thinking of going somewhere you haven’t been to before.
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