Guide MICHELIN 2020

The Art School

(736 Reviews)
1 Sugnall Street,, Liverpool, Merseyside, L7 7EB
British, Gourmet, Vegetarian, Vegan

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Tasting Menu - £95 per person

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Opening hours

Tuesday to Saturday: 12:00 - 14:15 & 18:30 - 21:30.

Restaurant description

Nestling in Liverpool’s stunning Georgian Quarter is the beautiful Art School restaurant. The restaurant, in the sympathetically restored Grade II-listed building, features a stunning interior including dramatic vaulted skylight ceiling, and a window into the kitchen to showcase the talented chefs at work. Serving modern British cuisine with European and classic influence the restaurant is widely regarded as one of the city’s finest.

The Art School menu selection is extensive, and boasts prix fixe options, an excellence menu and a tasting menu, all regularly refreshed to showcase the very finest seasonal ingredients. Pescatarian, vegetarian and vegan menus are always available. Award-winning sommeliers are on-hand to pair international wines from the restaurant’s extensive collection to complement your menu choice.

Inventive flavours continue on the dessert menu at The Art School in Liverpool, with treats like pavlova of Turkish delight ice cream with Victoria plum and grape jam, white chocolate crumb and gin-soaked blackberries.

Crafting modern British flavours in a stunning setting, The Art School is a short taxi ride from Liverpool Lime Street and Liverpool Central stations.

Customer reviews for The Art School
4.8
(based on 736 reviews)

97%
of diners recommend this restaurant

  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Ambience
  • Service
  • Value
  • Location

Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (117)
  • al fresco (5)
  • breakfast (3)
  • business (135)
  • child friendly (10)
  • dinner (570)
  • entertainment (36)
  • large parties (49)
  • lunch (327)
  • luxury (443)
  • private dining (234)
  • romantic (359)
  • trendy (123)
  • value (141)
  • views (9)
  • By Charles M from Formby
    15 November 2019

    Felt very welcome being greeted at the door and being taken into the warmth before our coats were taken. Relaxed atmosphere. Best course had to be the Turbot. Had difficulty understanding the description with each course, menu needed to understand what was being served.

  • By Ken C from Liverpool
    12 November 2019

    A very tasty lunch in a great setting. The staff were very attentive. We were a few minutes late due to having difficulty finding a parking space but then realised we were not looking in the correct area as the Satnav kept saying we had arrived but it turned out be the parallel road. There was no mention of arriving after our scheduled time. Instead we were welcomed in and allowed to warm in front of the log burner in the bar area while we enjoyed a nice drink. We were accompanied to our table and given the menu for the type of lunch we had informed them of when we made the table booking. It was the 3 course Prixe Fixe lunch. Limited but excellent choice of foods for all three courses. The service from the waiters and waitresses was superb. Some people may find the service a bit formal but we really enjoyed the experience and have found it matched the experience you would see at 5 star hotels. Unfortunately we didn’t get any names of the staff so couldn’t recommend any individual in particular but that doesn’t matter because we were treated by every member very courteously and professionally. The food too was superb and we will definitely be returning

  • By Mary M from Liverpool
    12 November 2019

    Excellent experience- friendly welcome, nothing any trouble, food and service outstanding- a special evening. Thank you

  • By Anders A from Liverpool
    9 November 2019

    The Art School Restaurant is a brilliant Liverpool culinary gem for fine dining. I prefer the very nicely priced fixed priced option with two courses for £27 only, and you still get the full royal treatment. Full tasting menu is there as well if you want a real treat. The service is impeccable and Paul Askew is overseeing the operations to make sure everything is delivered to perfection. A must visit for a dinner for two or a larger company. Just book ahead of time as the place is very popular! ????

  • By Gaynor B from little sutton
    9 November 2019

    Had a wonderful experience at The Art School on Saturday 9th Nov, starting off by being met by a lovely gentlemen dressed on tweed with a bowler hat nice touch by the art school. The dining experience was superb from the champagne at the bar and canapes and the full tasting menu in the dining room. The staff were excepdefinitely I tional from start to finish they just appeared and glasses were filled. The food wad lovely with a nice variety. Would I recommend - certainly Would I return most definately.

  • By Michael J from Wirral
    9 November 2019

    Absolutely sensational from start to finish. Excellent welcome, brilliant service and the food is executed to perfection. The atmosphere is preppy, sophisticated and the dining room is beautifully presented! We all had the set lunch menu. It was fantastic. The staff are charming, attentive and subtle. The head waiter was a little fierce I would say and could do with a smile. I felt on edge if he was nearby. He was however doing a grand job, it would have been nice to see a smile or a a little charisma. One minor note, the Tom Collins Cocktail lacked taste. It is a subtle cocktail but I felt a lack of tart lemon juice and overly watery consistency let it down. The wine however was excellent and the South African Chenin Blanc was so good we ordered another! All in all one of the best restaurants in the North West if England. Highly recommend and have been back time and time again.

  • By Yeemay S from Liverpool
    8 November 2019

    Impeccable service, lovely warm surroundings and beautifully presented food.

  • By Jan W from liverpool
    6 November 2019

    The service was excellent, and the food was delicious.

  • By Sofja T from Liverpool
    6 November 2019

    We had excellence menu canapés and champagne was great, I had vegetarian starter that was really good, however, my catch of the day was very dry and so was for everyone in our party, that was a bit disappointing, deserts were quite good.

  • By Roger H from Wallasey
    6 November 2019

    An excellent dining experience in a beautifully restored historic Liverpool building. We were celebrating a birthday and it was the second time our group of four had visited the restaurant. From our arrival, through cocktails and canapes in the Champagne Bar and on to the main restaurant for the Menu Excellence meal - everything was first rate. Service was attentive but unobtrusive. Our party of four all praised the quality and presentation of our meals. Certainly a first rate fine dining restaurant that we will visit again.. (Just one small note - a handrail on the stone stairway to the Champagne Bar would be a welcome addition- one of our party has slight mobility problems and found the lack of handrail a bit of a problem0

Restaurant Location Map
The Art School
1 Sugnall Street,, Liverpool, Merseyside, L7 7EB