Delicious Liverpool restaurants you really should try in 2022

By Phoebe Barton

Liverpool is home to such a huge selection of restaurants you can enjoy cuisines from all over the world right here in our city.

If you enjoy eating out and fancy trying somewhere new, we’ve rounded up 20 restaurants in the city that people love according to TripAdvisor.

From Italian to Greek, Mediterranean to vegetarian, there’s bound to be something for everyone.

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Greek Taverna

This restaurant on Bold Street serves authentic Greek food and drinks. Greek Taverna has a Tapas menu and an A La Carte menu.

One TripAdvisor reviewer said: "Wow! Incredible food and amazing service. Great for any occasion, beautiful authentic experience! Highly recommended."

To book a table, call 0151 708 5954.

Noso

Based on Longmoor Lane, Noso serves Venezulean dishes inspired by the founders’ heritage. Diners can enjoy breakfasts, small plates, street food and more.

A reviewer wrote: "Food was so tasty and fresh! Excellent service and great value. Empanadas were excellent, just wish we had room for dessert! Definitely be coming again".

You can book a table here.

Street food from Noso. (NOSO)

Aldente Restaurant & Bar

Aldente Restaurant & Bar serves Mediterranean dishes and incorporates products carefully sourced from Italy, Turkey, France and Greece. The menu includes pasta, risotto, pizza and meat dishes.

A TripAdvisor reviewer said: "My favourite restaurant the food is absolutely beautiful and the service is even better, I would definitely recommend".

You can book a table here.

Cowshed

This steakhouse on Seel Street offers a wide selection of beef and accompanying sauces and sides.

One reviewer commented: "Cowshed got everything right. A pleasure to eat and drink there. Would highly recommend this restaurant for any occasion."

To book a table at Cowshed, click here.

Dale Street Kitchen

Dale Street Kitchen is a restaurant, cafe and bar all in one. It serves breakfasts, smoothies and fresh juices, as well as sandwiches, burgers and salads.

A Tripadvisor reviewer said: "Friendly staff, fast service and above all, delicious breakfast. Very well cooked and you can “create your own breakfast”. They also serve freshly squeezed orange juice. We will definitely go back next time we are in Liverpool!"

Dale Street Kitchen full English breakfast. (Dale Street Kitchen)

GUSTUM Bar and Restaurant

GUSTUM on Rose Lane serves a variety of Mediterranean, Turkish and barbecue food. You can eat in or order food to take away.

One reviewer wrote: "Never ever had a bad meal or service here. The food is fresh and tasty, plus the staff are really helpful and friendly. Been for dinner and lunch and there is absolutely no difference, great food and atmosphere."

Book a table here.

Indigo Greens

Vegetarian and vegan restaurant Indigo Greens focuses on providing “vibrant, tasty and nutritionally rich whole foods” from around the world that are 100% vegan, cruelty free and organic.

A TripAdvisor reviewer commented: "I have been visiting the venue for several days in the row now. Indigo Greens vegan breakfast is the best I have ever had. I have also been getting a salad bowl for take away. Always different, always rich with herbs, grains and other yummies."

Indigo Greens is based on Queens Drive. (Indigo Green)

Pippin’s Corner

Pippin's Corner on Lark Lane is a restaurant and coffee shop serving a variety of food and drink. The menu includes breakfast, sandwiches, burgers and more.

A reviewer said: "Hands down the best breakfast in Liverpool. Me and my boyfriend do breakfast once a week and have tried pretty much every café in Liverpool and we always come back to Pippins as nothing compares."

The Floating Grace

Step onboard Liverpool’s only floating restaurant as you enjoy your food and drinks while taking in the sights of the Albert Dock from the water.

A reviewer wrote on TripAdvisor: "Went for Sunday lunch dinner cruise and wasn’t disappointed. Great atmosphere, lovely food, would definitely recommend if your looking for something different to do in Liverpool. We’ll definitely be booking again."

The Floating Grace has lunch, dinner and afternoon tea cruises which you can book here.

Enjoy your meal on the water on The Floating Grace. (Paul McAuley)

Akasya

Akasya bar and grill on Bold Street serves a variety of Turkish dishes and is well-known for its cocktails.

One reviewer commented: "The food was amazing and the service was even better! Yunus gave us everything we needed and more, with a surprise birthday cake and song! Would definitely visit again."

Call 01517097371 to book.

Rudy’s Neapolitan Pizza

This pizzeria on Bold Street serves “authentic” Italian pizza following traditions and artistry from Naples.

A TripAdvisor reviewer said: "Can’t recommend Rudy’s on bold street enough. Amazing food with amazing staff. Such nice vibes and the staff went above and beyond. So impressed and will definitely be returning".

You can book a table at Rudy’s Neapolitan Pizza via the website.

Rudy's Pizzeria in Liverpool. (Rudy's Neapolitan Pizzeria)

Shiraz Palace

Liverpool restaurant Shiraz Palace serves Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine and has a fine selection of wines, beers and spirits.

One reviewer wrote: "Accommodated party of 13 last week. We are all still buzzing from it. Great place, staff were just lovely. Thanks for making our family & friends get together special! Will definitely go again."

You can book a table here.

Turtle Bay

Turtle Bay has a few restaurants dotted around Merseyside. Its branch on Hanover Street is particularly popular for diners wanting Caribbean food. The restaurant also offers breakfasts and bottomless brunch.

A reviewer commented: "Fantastic experience. We totally enjoyed our bottomless Brunch. Staff and service was second to none. Will 100% be coming back."

Book a table here.

The Edge at Joey’s Orr’s

Family-run pub The Edge at Joey's Orr's serves classic homemade British dishes including fish and chips, steak pie and burgers.

A reviewer on TripAdvisor said: "Ate here last week and I will definitely return. Food is all fresh and homemade with a generous portion. This is my favourite place I’ve eaten this year."

Carlisi

Dale Street restaurant Carlisi serves Italian and Mediterranean dishes including street food, bruschetta and focaccia.

One reviewer wrote: "Beautiful food, lovely people, perfect atmosphere. What more could you want? We had a pre theatre meal at carlisi and it was perfect. We have been before and will most definitely return time and time again."

Cucina di Vincenzo

Italian and Mediterranean restaurant Cucina di Vincenzo serves classic Italian food using the “freshest and highest quality ingredients”.

A reviewer on TripAdvisor commented: "What a pleasant surprise. Great setting, fabulous service, interesting and very tasty dishes in plentiful portions. Even the coffee was to die for. Every aspect of the experience was special and genuinely enjoyable. I will be back."

Book a table here.

Wavertree Town Hall

Wavertree Town Hall is a restaurant in a Grade II listed building offering lunch, Sunday roasts, afternoon tea and an A La Carte menu.

One reviewer said: "We had a delicious meal, everyone was really friendly and the surroundings are beautiful. Great job all!"

You can book a table via the website.

Inside the Wavertree Town Hall restaurant. (John Lunt)

La Finca Eivissa

La Finca Eivissa brings the Ibiza vibe to Liverpool with its Ibizan inspired cocktails and fusion tapas dishes. The restaurant is set over three floors of a listed building.

A reviewer wrote on TripAdvisor: "Spectacular. What a place this is. The staff couldn't do enough for us and the food was amazing and reasonably priced too."

Book your table here.

The Butterfly and the Grasshopper

The Butterfly and the Grasshopper is a restaurant and bar serving classic British dishes. You can have small plates and big plates, and there’s an extensive wine, cocktail and gin list.

A reviewer said: "Lived in Liverpool my whole life, the customer service of this place is exceptional. Food delicious and a great relaxed atmosphere. 5 star plus."

Book a table here.

The Butterfly and The Grasshopper restaurant. (SUPPLIED PIC)

Cargo Seafood Restaurant

If seafood is your thing, head to Liverpool’s Cargo Seafood Restaurant. It says it serves fresh fish every morning, “from these shores and beyond”.

One reviewer wrote: "Dinner was amazing and service was outstanding! Staff are so lovely especially the manager! Manager recommended Black Forest cake and it was amazing! Will definitely be coming again such a lovely restaurant."

You can book a table here.

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