Top ChoiceModern British in Liverpool


Restaurateur Gary Usher's crowd-funded restaurant is a marvellous example of Modern British cuisine at its best: nothing overly fussy, but everything done just right. From the open kitchen come fine dishes such...

Japanese in Liverpool


The best Japanese food in town is in this contemporary spot on the ground floor of an office building. The speciality of the house is its fresh sushi and sashimi, but you'll find the usual selection of Japanese...

Gastropub in Liverpool


The Monro is one of the city's favourite spots for lunch, dinner and, especially, weekend brunch. The constantly changing menu of classic British dishes made with ingredients sourced as locally as possible has...

Asian in Liverpool


A bright, airy room with the look of a chic, contemporary New York brasserie serves up superb pan-Asian dishes such as Indonesian braised lamb with fried rice, and red duck coconut curry with lychees. The starter...

Spanish in Liverpool

Salt House

Liverpool has grown fond of its Spanish tapas bars, and this gorgeous spot – half deli, half restaurant – is the best of them. The cooking is authentic, varied and delicious, from the choice of charcuterie to the...

Indian in Liverpool

Mowgli Street Food

Nisha Katona's ambition to serve authentic Indian street food has been so successful that this is just the first of a handful of restaurants spread throughout the northwest and south as far as Oxford. You'll find...

Modern British in Liverpool

The Art School

The old lantern room of a Victorian 'home for destitute children' is now one of the top spots in town for contemporary British cuisine, courtesy of chef Paul Askew (ex–London Carriage Works). Take your pick of...

Modern British in Liverpool

London Carriage Works

This award-winning restaurant successfully blends ethnic influences from around the globe with staunch British favourites and serves up the result in a beautiful dining room – actually more of a bright glass box...

Bistro in Liverpool


A gorgeous little wine bar and bistro that serves pizzas and pastas with a range of Mediterranean flavours and toppings. There's even outdoor seating for that elusive summer's day.