What's Cooking?

(387 Reviews)
Queen Elizabeth Hall 24 Britannia Pavilion Albert Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 4AD
Steaks & Grills


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.

Customer reviews for What's Cooking?
(based on 387 reviews)

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (26)
  • al fresco (16)
  • breakfast (27)
  • business (26)
  • child friendly (128)
  • dinner (336)
  • entertainment (34)
  • large parties (103)
  • lunch (159)
  • luxury (22)
  • private dining (43)
  • romantic (90)
  • trendy (175)
  • value (152)
  • views (159)
  • By Bernie B from LEEDS
    9 November 2019

    Excellent from start to finish....the food was amazing and the service was great too...you have to try the watermelon mojito it was delicious ???? I would definitely go back xx

  • By Kelly K from LIVERPOOL
    2 November 2019

    Food was amazing very friendly staff and the atmosphere was great a really lovely place to dine. Would definitely recommend to others and will be back.

  • By Joseph K from Liverpool
    25 October 2019

    Steak wasnt up to the standard expected, full of fat (Sirloin).

  • By Casey L from Liverpool
    20 October 2019

    The atmosphere and food was amazing. Our waiter was absolutely lovely too.

  • By Kelly S from Liverpool
    19 October 2019

    Absolutely fantastic, beautiful food, massive portion sizes, nice atmosphere, friendly staff.Highly recommend the fajitas they were the best we have ever had.A great dining experience

  • By Aisling B from Co. Tipperary
    18 October 2019

    Had a great time here on my visit to Liverpool. Love the layout and decor of the restaurant and the food was delicious. Will def be back on my next trip to Liverpool

  • By Amanda T from Wallasey
    5 October 2019

    Once again we had a lovely meal staff are very friendly and service was very good

  • By Marcus B from Liverpool
    21 September 2019

    I booked at 8pm we didnt get seated till 8 20 and i found two bones in my burger really poor

  • By Phil C from Liverpool
    14 September 2019

    Lovely venue and the service was perfect for our Birthday party. Everybody enjoyed their meal and would definitely eat there again.

  • By Lee M from Liverpool
    14 September 2019

    The burgers are out of this world, beautiful food, great atmosphere

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