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Top 10 Restaurants in The Albert Dock Liverpool

Liverpool’s Albert Dock is lined with restaurants serving cuisine from around the world. So whether you’re looking to celebrate a special occasion or simply enjoy some delicious food after a busy day of sightseeing, there’ll be something to suit your taste.

Maray Liverpool Albert Dock

Many of the restaurants have outdoor seating areas which look out onto the dock, which is an especially wonderful view during sunny days. Although most, if not all of the restaurants listed below welcome walk-ins, we would recommend booking in advance, when possible. Here is our guide to the top 10 (listed alphabetically) restaurants in the Albert Dock:

Gusto Italian

££ | Italian Cuisine | Open 12-10 pm Mon- Thurs | 12-11 pm Fri-Sun

Gusto Italian Restaurant offers a more upmarket dining experience in the Albert Dock. Perfect for special occasions or a romantic dinner, this restaurant offers a range of Italian delights including stonebaked pizzas, seafood and freshly baked pasta. There is an outdoor seating area for guests looking to enjoy drinks on the dock and the dining area is spread across two floors. 

Families are well catered for with a children’s menu offering a range of dishes to please younger guests. If you’re looking to visit with friends, check out the bottomless brunch, or if you’re planning a celebration, we’d recommend the ‘pizza experience’ for a fun and engaging dining experience. Although walk-ins are welcome, this place can get pretty busy, particularly on weekends, so we would recommend booking in advance, particularly for larger parties.

Lunya Lita 

££ | Catalonian Dining | Open 12 – 9 pm Mon – Tues | 12 – 9.30 pm Wed-Thurs | 12-10 pm Fri 10am-10pm Sat | 10am – 8.30pm Sun

This popular tapas restaurant looks pretty intimate from the outside, but actually offers seating across two floors and outdoor dining overlooking both the Albert Dock and Duke’s Dock. There is an extensive menu on offer, featuring a range of tasty tapas, deli platters, paella and more. Diners are well catered for, with many vegetarian and vegan dishes and a menu just for little ones.

This is always a popular spot, especially for breakfast at weekends and once you’ve sampled the food you’ll appreciate why! Walk-ins are welcome, however we’d recommend booking in advance for larger parties or if you’re planning to visit during busier times. 

Lunya Lita Liverpool Albert Dock


££ | Mexican Dining/ Small Plates/ Cocktails | Open 12- late Mon – Sun

Madre situated in Liverpool’s Albert Dock is a hotspot for cocktails, live music and Mexican culinary delights. The venue has both indoor and outdoor seating, with a large courtyard complete with live music and a great atmosphere on those sunnier days. 

There are some seriously tasty tacos, tequila and ‘street style’ small plates on offer.

Madre Liverpool Albert Dock

If you’re after some plant based goodness, ask for the dedicated vegan menu. For those struggling to decide, opt for  ‘Madre’s table’ to sample a range of popular dishes from the menu. The impressive ‘Sunday Feast’ is priced at £24pp and should be booked in advance. 

Be sure to book in advance if planning to visit during busier times (eg. summer weekends) or are after a table in a specific area of the restaurant.

Madre - Albert Dock

Be sure to book in advance if planning to visit during busier times or are after a table in a specific area of the restaurant.


££ | Middle Eastern Dining | Open Sun – Thurs 12-9.30pm | 12-10 pm Fri – Sat

Maray situated at the heart of the Albert Dock brings tantalising flavours with a fantastic view. Here you can find a range of sharing plates and small dishes inspired by the Middle East and flavour combinations to die for. With a separate menu, vegetarian and vegans will be spoilt for choice.

Maray - Albert Dock Restaurant

The drinks menu is pretty extensive, with an impressive offering of cocktails to suit all tastes, so it’s definitely worth treating yourself to a drink or two during your visit. Why not visit their sister site on Bold Street for a delicious Sunday roast? Or book the ‘basement’ for a private dining experience for parties of six or more guests. 

Maray Albert Dock Liverpool

Top tip: Try the famous ‘disco cauliflower’ and thank us later!

Miller & Carter Steakhouse 

£££ | British Dining | Open daily 12-11pm 

Head to Miller & Carter in the Albert Dock for a taste of their award winning steak. Their main menu offers various steaks, burgers and a range of main dishes to choose from alongside a  children’s menu for younger guests. There’s a cocktail to suit all tastes on the impressive drinks menu and if you’re after lunchtime or early evening treat, check out the two and three course fixed price menu.

Whilst there are a limited number of vegetarian dishes to choose from, if meat is not your thing we would recommend trying out one of the more veggie friendly restaurants nearby.

Panam Restaurant & Bar 

£££ | British DIning/Bar | Open 12-9pm Mon – Thurs | 12-10 pm Fri 11-10pm | Sat 11- 8pm Sun 

If you’re after some classic British cuisine in a contemporary setting, check out Panam Bar & Restaurant in the Albert Dock. Here you can choose from a range of traditional dishes such as Scouse, homemade pie and fish and chips. If visiting on a Sunday you can enjoy the two course, set price roast dinner (we would advise booking ahead for this). For guests who are after something with more of a kick or looking for a vegetarian or vegan option, fear not as there is something to suit everyone. 

Panam Liverpool Albert Dock

Revolución de Cuba

££| Latin Cuisine/Bar | Open 11-12am Sun-Wed | Thurs- Sat 11-3am 

Revolución de Cuba in the Albert Dock is your one stop shop for everything from delicious Cuban cuisine and cocktails to all night partying! The food menu features a variety of dishes from tapas and sharing plates to burritos and burgers. The fun cocktails are best enjoyed on a sunny day in the outdoor seating area, a popular hotspot for locals and tourists alike. 

Check out the happy hour deals or, if visiting on a Sunday make use of the £25pp paella and bottomless Sangria option. Head to their website to see what’s on, from tequila tasting to salsa socials!

Rosa’s Thai

£££ | Authentic Thai Dining | Open 12-10 pm Mon-Sat | 12-9pm Sun

Self proclaimed ‘best Thai food in Liverpool’- Rosa’s Thai in the Albert Dock is the place to go if you’re looking for some freshly cooked authentic food, packed with flavour. This venue boasts an open theatre kitchen where you can witness the talented chefs at work. There’s plenty of vegetarian and vegan options to choose from and a reasonably priced children’s menu. There is a small outdoor dining area, overlooking the dock and a mezzanine level which caters for larger groups and private events. 

Walk-ins are welcome, however we would recommend pre booking before your visit, especially during busier times.

Rudy’s Pizza Napoletana

££ | Authentic Neapolitan Pizza | Open daily 12-9 pm 

Think cool and contemporary pizza joint serving the best pizza in town. Rudy’s Albert Dock is one of the three Liverpool venues serving up authentic neapolitan pizza- the fact that there’s three venues in the city shows you just how popular it is! 

Rudy's Pizza Albert Dock Liverpool

There are a couple of vegan options on the menu, although vegetarians should note that the cheese used on the otherwise seemingly veggie friendly options is not suitable for vegetarians. 

We would recommend booking in advance if planning to visit during evenings or weekends. However, a small number of tables are reserved for walk-ins, so head straight in if you’re seeking some pizza perfection!

What’s Cooking?

£££ | Tex-Mex Bar & Grill | Open 12-8pm Mon – Thurs | 12-9pm Fri – Sun 

What’s Cooking is the longest serving restaurant in Liverpool’s Albert Dock and a popular choice for both tourists and locals. The menu features a range of classic Tex-Mex dishes including nachos, chilli, burritos and much more. There are plenty of vegetarian and vegan options and a children’s menu. 

Select one of the punchy cocktails to accompany your dinner or for those with a sweet tooth, sample one of the ‘freak shakes’.

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There is an outdoor dining area with heated booths, overlooking the dock and the iconic Three Graces.

Wherever you choose to dine, we’re sure you won’t be disappointed with the delicious food, stunning views and great company. If you’d like to finish your meal with a drink or two, be sure to check out our guide to the top 10 bars and pubs in the Albert Dock. For those after a more casual affair, give our guide to the top 10 cafes in the Albert Dock a read.

Want to learn more about The Albert Dock? Then check out or A-Z food & drink guide, as well as our favourite things to do in The Albert Dock.

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