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What's Cooking?

Queen Elizabeth Hall, 24 Britannia Pavilion, Albert Dock, Liverpool, L3 4AD

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Main course: £12
Food spend: £20

Loved the food and great hospitality as always

Sam Shiel 21 April 2017
from Warrington

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Set in a beautiful Grade I-listed building, multi award-winning What’s Cooking? offers American and Mexican cuisine with contemporary twists. Guests can enjoy views over Liverpool’s historic Albert Dock, and bask on the al fresco terrace during summer.

The assorted What’s Cooking menu presents traditional American themed mains like the Scooby Snack: two 4-oz burgers with double cheese, double bacon, double pineapple, and an extravaganza of relish and cheese; and signature Mexican dishes like the crowd favourite, chilli con carne.

What’s Cooking restaurant pays tribute to pop culture throughout the decades of the 20th century, with a Sex Pistols canvas and a Marilyn Monroe portrait being amongst the diner’s vibrant gallery. A superb cocktail list features authentic American classics like the Long Island iced tea and Morgan’s spiced rum mule.

Overlooking Liverpool's Three Graces and serving excellent cuisine for over 30 years, What’s Cooking in Liverpool is less than a 10-minute walk from the city centre.

What's Cooking?

Queen Elizabeth Hall, 24 Britannia Pavilion, Albert Dock, Liverpool, L3 4AD

Contact +44 1517072023

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Customer reviews for What's Cooking?

4.4 (((() (based on 236 reviews)
93% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (200)
  • trendy (106)
  • lunch (100)
  • views (97)
  • child friendly (81)
  • value (81)
  • large parties (69)
  • romantic (53)
  • private dining (26)
  • entertainment (22)
  • afternoon tea (19)
  • breakfast (18)
  • business (18)
  • luxury (12)
  • al fresco (11)
  • ((((( 23 April 2017 by Ciaran Byrne from Liverpool

    Very nice

  • ((((( 21 April 2017 by Sam Shiel from Warrington

    Loved the food and great hospitality as always

  • ((((( 19 April 2017 by Andy Moores from Liverpool

    Great food in a great place

  • ((((* 4 April 2017 by Chris from Liverpool

    We had a very enjoyable pre show meal here. So very glad we pre booked as they were very busy nevertheless we were greeted and served by very friendly staff who took the time to chat . The service was quick, the food was hot ,tasty, plentiful and good value for money.I have never tasted ribs like them before, they wereso delicious! The restaurant has a lovely ambience and its location is excellent for the the Echo Arena; we will certainly revisit here and recommend it to our friends.

  • ((((( 31 March 2017 by Gordon Bigelow from Liverpool

    Service was very good, the wine chilled nicely as for the good. The starter was huge as was stated by the waiter, nachos covered in chilli beef, sour cream and jalapenos, absolutely delicious, could of been a starter for four to six people. I had ribs which the meat fell off the bone, juicy, tender and very tasty. Michelle had the Scooby snack burger consiting of double burgers, pineapple, bacon, cheese and salad on a brooch bun, with chips covered in chilli beef and cheese.
    Highly recommend for a visit, the restaurant is on Albert Dock facing the Echo Areana.

  • ((((( 27 March 2017 by Janet Coulter from Belfast

    Friendly Staff; Reasonably priced food; delicious and quick service

  • ((((( 19 March 2017 by Kim Finnigan from Liverpool


  • ((((( 18 March 2017 by Joanne Helm from Liverpool

    Great location for the echo arena

  • ((((( 17 March 2017 by Heather Sadler from Liverpool

    Food was fantastic. Great service. Would highly recommend it

  • ((((( 16 March 2017 by Richard Quinn from Liverpool

    Atmosphere is great. Food and drinks are top class

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