What's Cooking?

(405 Reviews)
Queen Elizabeth Hall 24 Britannia Pavilion Albert Dock, Liverpool, North West England, L3 4AD
Steaks & Grills
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This offer is available from February 17, 2020 until February 28, 2022, subject to availability as displayed in the booking interface. Not available in conjunction with other offers. Offer excludes service.


Main course: £12
Food spend: £20

Restaurant description

Set in a beautiful Grade I-listed building, multi award-winning What’s Cooking? is the longest serving restaurant in the Albert Dock and proud of its contribution to the area’s hugely successful revitalisation.Guests can enjoy views over Liverpool’s historic Albert Dock, and bask on the al fresco terrace during summer.

Dishes are prepared to order from the finest, freshest ingredients provided by local suppliers. House specialities include the tastiest hand-crafted burgers, fall-off-the-bone barbecued ribs, and succulent grilled steak.

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.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for What's Cooking?
(based on 405 reviews)

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (27)
  • al fresco (16)
  • breakfast (27)
  • business (28)
  • child friendly (132)
  • dinner (351)
  • entertainment (34)
  • large parties (106)
  • lunch (164)
  • luxury (23)
  • private dining (45)
  • romantic (93)
  • trendy (180)
  • value (156)
  • views (164)
  • By June B from Liverpool Albert Dock
    12 March 2020

    Excellent service, fantastic food with great proportions. Asked for booth when booking and our request was granted.

  • By Jackie T from Wirral
    29 February 2020

    Very impressed with our dining experience. Great service & fantastic food. Will be back.

  • By Lorraine B from Liverpool
    29 February 2020

    Great location - staff were excellent- food great

  • By Keith T from Llandudno
    29 February 2020

    First time here, was more like a fast-food restaurant, menu was ok, food wasn’t hot when it came but they did replace the chips for hot ones

  • By Linda G from Liverpool
    29 February 2020

    Lovely meal at a competative price. Very friendly staff

  • By LYNN JONES J from Liverpool
    22 February 2020

    I Booked this resturant before going to the M & S arena to see a show, ordered garlic bread with cheese for a starter & mains got piggy burger with pulled pork & chicken fajitas ??always served tasty food here & good cocktails (kirkatoa & Pina colada) ?? .... friendly staff

  • By iain mitchell M from liverpool
    19 February 2020

    The service here was second to none. We had a number of visually impaired friends with us and they could not do enough to make us feel welcome and apologised for not having large print menus. The food was great as well and this is a place we will most definitely be promoting through our professional and private social media channels. Thank you for providing us with such an enjoyable experience.

  • By Catherine S from Skipton
    17 February 2020


  • By Pamela K from Liverpool
    14 February 2020

    Excellent food, ambience and service. Staff extremely pleasant. A first class establishment.

  • By Luisa S from Grouville
    7 February 2020

    The food and atmosphere was great

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What's Cooking?
Queen Elizabeth Hall 24 Britannia Pavilion Albert Dock, Liverpool, North West England, L3 4AD