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What's Cooking?

| 24 Britannia Pavilion, Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AD, England
+44 151 707 2023
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| 24 Britannia Pavilion, Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AD, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went to Liverpool on Saturday as a day out. It was a beautiful day and we stumbled across What’s Cooking on the docks. We sat in the outside bar area at the back and it was amazing. Chilled atmosphere, very clean and well laid out....More

Thank Becky O
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food was good. The atmosphere was nice. The service was great. Wasn’t a big fan of the coleslaw, but everything else was good.

Thank Janie Sherrill J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting Liverpool for the day and decided to drop-in to the Albert Dock, we decided to eat at this wonderful place. We got a table straight away without fuss and our meals were delivered to our table within 10mins of our order being...More

Thank BearHolland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This type of food is right up my street and I’ve heard so much good about this place that I figured it was about time I tried it out! I was spoiled for choice over the extensive menu, with a huge range of burgers amongst...More

Thank travellinrabbit
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went during bank holiday weekend so it was very busy, however, the food was lovely and the portion sizes were very big, really good value for money. All staff were very friendly and helpful. The chicken fajitas were amazing!

Thank Vikki W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A really lovely place to eat with wonderful views! Great food and drink at a reasonable price! Only think stopping this being 5 star is the staff. Although they were not rude, there wasn't a smile in site. The manager however was a great, friendly...More

Thank ptcg07
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am just after reading a review from the same day I was there which gave them one star. I felt compelled to speak of my fantastic time here! The staff are so accommodating and attentive. The food was out of this world and was...More

Thank Lorna M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went in the weekend if the tall ships, aooreco6 the staff had likley to have been running their feet for a few days. As we went to the door a party of 4 were told they had to wait for a table but could...More

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the door on Saturday daytime as there was a waitress at the door, instead of saying oh is it a table for 4 like every other restaurant she just looked at us and said all of you? And we said yes and she...More

Thank sarahl1012018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great quirky décor. Lovely food and excellent local service - Shamus you where great what a character. Whether its coffee, snacks or evening meal well worth a visit.

Thank maddox66
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March 26, 2018|
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Response from Debgar42 | Reviewed this property |
They do cater for Kids... we did ask the staff, who where very helpful and showed us the children's menu for future reference...
Sharon M
June 11, 2017|
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Response from ImpOnTour | Reviewed this property |
Probably not
Dwaine C
May 20, 2017|
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Response from HaylsNRiagan | Reviewed this property |
Not that I'm aware of! Go elsewhere!!!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $48
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | 24 Britannia Pavilion, Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AD, England
  • Public Transportation: Bus service directly to the Albert Dock one minute walk to restaurant front entrance
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Liverpool
  • Phone Number: +44 151 707 2023
  • E-mail
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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