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What's Cooking?

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

(((() Steaks & Grills
  •  - Merseyside
Main course: £12
Food spend: £20

Gorgeous food and really big portions, the restaurant was lovely and the service was really quick and friendly would definately come again.

Kelly Baddeley 15 August 2017

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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

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Customer reviews for What's Cooking?

4.5 (((() (based on 266 reviews)
93% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (226)
  • trendy (121)
  • lunch (113)
  • views (110)
  • value (94)
  • child friendly (91)
  • large parties (79)
  • romantic (58)
  • private dining (30)
  • entertainment (25)
  • afternoon tea (21)
  • breakfast (21)
  • business (20)
  • luxury (14)
  • al fresco (12)
  • ((((( 15 August 2017 by Kelly Baddeley from STOKE-ON-TRENT

    Gorgeous food and really big portions, the restaurant was lovely and the service was really quick and friendly would definately come again.

  • (((** 13 August 2017 by Robert Smith from Liverpool

    Everything was lovely. Arrived slightly early and was asked to wait in the bar, which was fine. Except I couldn't actually stay sat in the bar stools as I kept sliding off! When the bar area was busy it also got me trapped by another woman on the table behind me.
    The food was lovely, staff pleasant, although possibly a bit overworked. Booki
    Just another feature of note, I was drinking gin and tonic which was advertised at £5.95 and seemed to include the tonic in the price but when the bill came I had been charged extra. I wouldn't mind so much had I know but was just a bit irritating.

  • ((((( 7 August 2017 by Carol Jones from Holyhead Anglesey

    Club sandwich was lovely,also burrito. Never eaten one before. Staff great, especially Alice, sweet girl.

  • ((((( 6 August 2017 by Hollie Loach from Liverpool

    We were very satisfied with our experience. The food was delicious. The service was excellent and all the staff were great.

  • ((((( 30 July 2017 by Margi Garner from Liverpool

    Food was fabulous, steak was so tasty and melted in my mouth, a bit hot in there tbh, staff were very helpful and pleasant, recommended, defo be going back, thank you x

  • ((((( 29 July 2017 by Medina Buckley from Chester

    Very friendly and helpful staff. Service was quick and high quality. The food was delicious and the portion sizes were very large. A really lovely dining experience.

  • ((((( 29 July 2017 by Rob Fenton from Wirral

    The staff are brilliant polite and attentive without being overbearing. The portions are huge, ribs were delicious.
    Really enjoyed our visit will return

  • ((((( 21 July 2017 by Dianna Mannhart from Liverpool

    Excellent service and nice food. Cocktails were lovely. The view is also lovely.

  • ((((( 16 July 2017 by Molly Wood from Leeds

    We had garlic bread with cheese and a portion of baked mushrooms to start, prompt and hot, all really nice and flavoursome, we then had a cheeseburger and a double burger with fries for our mains, again piping hot, juicy and very very nice. Having tried two cocktails (daiquiri and a White Russian) and a pint of lager I can say the drinks menu is just as good as the food availability.

    The perfect place to go before a gig at the Echo Arena or a night in the town centre

  • ((((* 10 July 2017 by Rob Ellis from Liverpool

    I have dined here before and enjoyed it !
    BUT. I booked a table Friday {online] to eat Saturday evening. We were out in Liverpool Saturday ,am. but one of our party took unwell, so we decided not to go for our meal. I tried 3 times on varoius occasions through the day to call the restraunt to tell them we couldn't make it that evening, but the phone was never answered.
    Not fair on those who wanted to eat there !!

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