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Side Door Bistro

#143 of 1,147 Restaurants in Liverpool
Certificate of Excellence
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29A Hope Street, Liverpool L1 9BQ, England
+44 151 707 7888
Wednesday
Closed
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 190
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  • 94
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Sorry to see you go.

Well one of those places we've been to many many times over the years. When it was good nothing compared. It's such a shame you've closed. Lovely restaurant. Good staff , great food and high quality customers. You'll be greatly missed.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
Peter2358
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Liverpool
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Romantic
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Liverpool
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Well one of those places we've been to many many times over the years. When it was good nothing compared. It's such a shame you've closed. Lovely restaurant. Good staff , great food and high quality customers. You'll be greatly missed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Had dinner here with friends and we had a great time. The decor is stylish and homely, the service, very friendly. My starter was ham and leak terrine with pickled vegetables, main smoked haddock with soft boiled egg on mustard mash with broccoli, and pudding creme caramel. We had a superb Italian wine. The menu gave a good choice. All... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Good Cuisine, book in advance, ask for a table upstairs, it's a bit dark in the basement. The basement is also suitable for larger groups.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I had lunch here. The choices for lunch are not diverse; the prices are very ideal. I tried hamburger which was ok! The indoor environment and service is well. This restaurant once is enough~

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Food was good - starters a bit on the small side, mains good. Approach to service is on the casual side, especially for the price. Wine selection is good, well priced.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I have been to the Side Door many times and have always loved the fabulous food, attentive service and and excellent price:value ratio. So it seemed like the perfect choice to celebrate my first mother's day with our baby boy and both of our families. On reserving our table we advised side door that we would be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Booked here on a recommendation by a family member. We chose from the pre theatre menu which had a good choice of dishes and the food did not disappoint. Mains where piping hot, excellent service from the staff in very pleasant atmosphere and surroundings. Great location for Philharmonic or Everyman Theatres. Would definitely visit again in the future.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

Ate here pre theatre visit. My son recommended it from previous visits. Chose from the Pre Theatre menu, good choice of dishes. Excellent value for money. No surprise that it was fully booked!

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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

Second visit to Side Door and feeling much the same as last time. Pleasant enough food, but lacking in creativity. Puddings again the star of the show. The service was friendly but very slow. A nice enough place, if on the expensive side considering the whole package.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We visited on a Monday evening before attending a concert at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. It appears the premises is split over two levels and we were sat upstairs at ground level and not basement level. There are no Tastecard deals on a Monday, so we had to to have the 'theatre menu' at £19.90 per head. This includes half... More 

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Additional Information about Side Door Bistro

Address: 29A Hope Street, Liverpool L1 9BQ, England
Phone Number: +44 151 707 7888
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Liverpool
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 24 - 87
Cuisine: European

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 29A Hope Street, Liverpool L1 9BQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Liverpool
  • Phone Number: +44 151 707 7888

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 24 - 87
  • Cuisine: European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Doing business, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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