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“Fantastic value”
Review of Academy Restaurant

Academy Restaurant
Ranked #52 of 1,896 Restaurants in Liverpool
Price range: $5 - $36
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed March 29, 2013

We went on the Wednesday night set menu which was advertised as tastes of the world but actually had been changed to Italian themed. Food was utterly delicious and presented beautifully, representing excellent value for the price. The waiting staff are the only way you would know this was a student learning venue. Though charming and helpful our waiter did not know anything about the menu, having to disappear and ask everything we asked him and dropping several forks. This did not detract from our experience at all, you go there knowing they are learners and the quality and value represented by the gorgeous food more than makes up for the lack of polish in the waiting staff. I will definitely be visiting again!

3  Thank Joanna F
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Reviewed March 23, 2013

Have been wanting to visit, Academy Restaurant, since reading the reviews. It lived up to expectations, four of us enjoyed a first class dining experience. The food was delicious, beautifully served and presentaion was spot on. Although a training restaurant it can hold it's own with any fine dining establishment, the standards were high and although the staff are training and a little nervous they did themselves proud. A good selection of wines too.

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2  Thank Josephine R
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Reviewed March 15, 2013

We visited this restaurant after reading reviews on TripAdvisor and we were not disappointed. The atmosphere and ambiance was great enhanced by the subtle lighting. The menu was amazing and when the food came to our table the presentation was as if you were in some high class restaurant, but the great thing was it came without the expensive prices. The food tasted as good as it looked and every course was excellent. The waiters are obviously learning and you have to allow for that, but that adds to the charm. We were very impressed with the high standards and would not hesitate to return.

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1  Thank Ruth H
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Reviewed March 15, 2013

Will definitely be returning here again soon....lovely relaxed setting and layout, fantastic menu with beautiful food choices you would find in top restaurants but at a fraction of the price.
Our food was delicious and faultless, as was the service. Very well prepared and beautifully presented, and it tastes even better than it looks. You wouldn't know it was a training establishment, the staff are all a credit to the Academy.

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1  Thank travelled1
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Reviewed March 10, 2013

This restaurant is well worth seeking out. There is a very comfortable seating area for pre-dinner drinks and menu selection and the service is friendly and efficient. The lighting is subtle and the atmosphere good. There is a choice of a 5 course taster menu or a la carte fine dining menu; I chose the latter. The food was excellent and well presented; the lamb was the best I had eaten for a long time, melted in my mouth, very tender. Will definitely visit again.

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1  Thank LizzieD18
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