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What's Cooking

Queen Elizabeth Hall | Brittannia Pavillion, Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AD, England
01517072023
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Ranked #267 of 1,137 Restaurants in Liverpool
Price range: $32 - $63
Cuisines: Bar, Grill
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Transit: Bus service directly to the Albert Dock one minute walk to restaurant front entrance
Description: The award winning, What's Cooking?, sits on the historic Albert Dock overlooking Liverpool's Three Graces. Conjuring a menu compiled of local sources, What's Cooking? offers a mixture of Mexican and American cuisine. Serving excellent food since 1978, this laid back restaurant brings a contemporary décor to its Grade I-listed setting at Queen Elizabeth Hall.
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Roslin, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Actually for a burger it was pretty good. BUT....only 1 out 4 wine by the glass was available ......so why list the other three....and considering there was a bevvy of staff the service was lacklustre, which I am afraid made the food lacklustre. More attentiveness would have got a three, ...... I suppose it was a Monday and it was... More

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

We were in at lunchtime as a couple but right away you could see it's more of a family friendly restaurant, however both the food and the service were excellent. We had an excellent, freshly cooked burger (Bacon Stacker) which we very much enjoyed looking out over Albert Dock. The ideal stop-off for lunch, not so much for a romantic... More

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London
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Had both dinner & lunch here. Food is excellent. Service is excellent. Love the atmosphere. The milkshakes are awesome!

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This is a great place to go and eat. The staff are very happy and friendly. There televisions all around although a slight downside is that they may need a slight adjustment in direction so everyone at the table can see them. Some of the tables even have DSI games consoles at them to keep little and big kids entertained.... More

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Oxford, England
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Visited here on my own whilst on business. The food is average for the price. Portions reasonable but the chicken kebab seemed over priced for what it is (£14) and the desserts given they are from a packet ice cream and off the shelf cold waffles are expensive Would suggest you look elsewhere for better value. Service was average at... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I came here with 6 friends on a Saturday night. We had booked a table but still had a wait of about 10 minutes before being seated. I went for a full 3 courses - chicken strips to start, American grill for main and a phish food sundae for dessert. The chicken strips were very nice but I personally did... More

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Liverpool
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Just been for a fabulous meal here, from beginning to end we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The food was perfect, the staff couldn't have been more attentive and the setting was totally perfect.

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Belper, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Great food, tasty, plenty of choice and good Value! Fast service and buzzing atmosphere. Would definately go back!

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Visited a few times over the years & always been brilliant food & service! Last time we went we were worn out & starving from a day at the galleries & museums. Sat down, ordered from happy, efficient staff & saw the most delicious, fresh burgers served up in the kitchen within 15 minutes! Love that you can see into... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We came here as a group of rather hungover friends in search of something meaty and carby - we weren't disappoint. We all went for burgers, and there was quite a good range to chose from. I went for the Bacon Stacker (6oz burger, fried egg, smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato, house sauce) which really tasty, if a little difficult to... More

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Address: Queen Elizabeth Hall | Brittannia Pavillion, Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AD, England
Phone Number: 01517072023
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Liverpool
Average Prices: USD 32 - 63
Cuisine: Bar, Grill

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