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What's Cooking?

€€ - €€€American, , British
Queen Elizabeth Hall | Brittannia Pavillion, Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AD, England
+44 151 707 2023
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“burger” (140 reviews)
“ribs” (103 reviews)
“fries” (38 reviews)
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American, Bar, British, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Queen Elizabeth Hall | Brittannia Pavillion, Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AD, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Good quick service. copious amounts of ice in drinks. We had sharing platter for two. Highly recommended.

Thank googles100
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Booked to eat here before we attended a concert at the Echo Arena. The place is nicely decorated and has a good atmosphere, perfect for pre dinner before a gig. Service was good and friendly. I had fajitas which were tasty and my partner had...More

Thank Ash W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Service was friendly, nice bar and the food was good. I had the salmon which was well cooked and the person I was with had the steak which he said was also very good. Would happily go back.

Thank perkinsSurrey
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a family lunch today, the place is nice enough and the staff are lovely. It’s quite good value for money but whatever you do, don’t order the meatless burger. It was absolutely vile! Other than that it’s well worth a visit.

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited the restaurant basically to try the fish and chips. The place is well kept, with a good atmosphere and the service provided by the waitress was very nice.

Thank Manuel M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I were hungry so were disappointed to be told we would have a half-hour wait as we'd not booked. We ordered drinks at the bar and sat at the coffee bar opposite. Five minutes later, I heard someone call my name -...More

Thank Dave L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service friendly staff very tasty food it is definitely the place to eat in the Albert Dock

Thank Janice W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect local with perfect staff.Me and my girlfriend are very happy and fully when we ate becon burgers.When next time I’ll arrive to Liverpool obviously I have to go to burger!👌

Thank Łukasz D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in for lunch on a Saturday,we were told it was a thirty minute wait,however we were seated within fifteen. The menu was varied,with lots of choice.I had the salt and pepper chicken wings,outstanding!The rest of our party had the sandwiches with fries and coleslaw,these...More

Thank freddiedoncaster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were left very disappointed. I just did not think that we got value for money. Please don’t ask for a soft drink. Instead ask for a glass full of ice with a dash of and pay approx. £2.50 for the pleasure. Food was okay...More

Thank APG19
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Sharon M
11 June 2017|
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Response from ImpOnTour | Reviewed this property |
Probably not
Dwaine C
21 May 2017|
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Response from HaylsNRiagan | Reviewed this property |
Not that I'm aware of! Go elsewhere!!!!!
Antonia o
24 August 2015|
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Response from shelagh c | Reviewed this property |
It's s restaurant not a hotel!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$48
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
View, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Queen Elizabeth Hall | Brittannia Pavillion, Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AD, England
  • Public Transportation: Bus service directly to the Albert Dock one minute walk to restaurant front entrance
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Liverpool
  • Phone Number: +44 151 707 2023
  • E-mail
The award winning, What's Cooking?, sits on the historic Albert Dock overlooking Liverpool's Three Graces. Conjuring a menu compiled of local sources, What's Cooking? offers a mixture of Mexican and American cuisine. Serving excellent food since 1978, this laid back restaurant brings a contemporary décor to its Grade I-listed setting at Queen Elizabeth Hall.
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