Liverpool has a burgeoning foodie scene, packed full of flavours from every corner of the globe. Take a walk around Merseyside and discover hidden delights for every palate, all within walking distance of the station.
For a top start to your day, look no further than the Clockworks for all your brunch needs. These guys take your morning meal seriously and their blueberry waffles with fresh berries take brunch to the next level. They also serve a delicious array of small and large plates in the evening, making it the perfect stop off if you’re going to a show or concert at the nearby Liverpool Echo Arena. Check out Lunya Liverpool for a unique and delectable Spanish/Catalan inspired menu which offers plenty of vegetarian breakfast options.
East Avenue Bakehouse is a bold new addition to Liverpool’s Bond Street and is the place to go if you’re looking for some of the tastiest brunch in Liverpool’s foodie scene. From their freshly baked artisan breads and pastries to their homemade baked bean pots and granola, the bright interiors of East Avenue Bakehouse offer a seasonally changing, modern take on British cuisine. Just a few minutes’ walk from Liverpool Lime Street Station, why not pop down and experience the delicious weekend brunch menu for yourself.
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For the ultimate in fusion food, head to street food haven Mowgli and order their Chip Butty. A British classic with an Indian twist, the fragrant flavour of the chilli pickle and turmeric fries will leave your mouth watering. For something a little sweeter, pay a visit to the exclusive Oh Me Oh My for afternoon tea – make sure you book in advance as this is a popular Liverpool attraction.
For a sweet treat to carry you over until dinner, grab yourself a treat at cult dessert parlour Puffle Waffle. These made-to-order Hong Kong waffles are delicious topped with a scoop of gelato and will keep you fuelled as you soak up the sights of Liverpool.
If you’re celebrating a special occasion or just fancy treating yourself, the Art School restaurant is listed on the Sunday Times’ Top 100 restaurants and offers a fine dining experience like no other.
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Tribeca is the perfect spot for a relaxed pizza, followed by one of their moreish desserts and a cocktail, all in a super chilled setting.
If burgers are what you’re craving, look no further than Almost Famous. Their signature This Is Liverpool burger is an absolute must, featuring their famous ‘wonder onions’.
For something more formal, try some authentic Japanese cuisine at one of Liverpool’s only Michelin recommended restaurants, Etsu. Their team of Japanese chefs have over 70 years’ experience bringing the finest quality Japanese delicacies to your table.
Cocktail Bars in Liverpool
For a post-dinner cocktail or to mark a special occasion, Liverpool has every type of cocktail bar you could imagine, from relaxing rooftop cocktails at Matou to the hard to find blues, whisky, jazz and gin joint at Berry & Rye on Berry Street. If you like your cocktail drinking to keep you on your toes, visit Santa Chupitos where their expert mixologists will whip you up unexpected delights to put a standard mojito to shame.