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“Remove the view and you’re left with nothing but a feeling over been ripped off”
Review of Matou

Matou
Ranked #426 of 1,992 Restaurants in Liverpool
Price range: US$40 - US$50
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Good for: Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: New Pan Asian restaurant opened on Liverpool waterfront in March 2010
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Must say this was probably our 8/9th visit here and all I can say is that I’m gutted it took us so long to realise how much we’ve been ripped off - tiny portions in their set menus-especially on the crispy duck - one pancake per person served with hardly any duck - much better quality and quantity elsewhere in liverpool city centre for a fraction of the cost. Staff varied from abrupt and disinterested to genuinely not having adequate English to understand requests and more information regarding their menus and the ingredients used. They happily took a booking for 6 people for 9:30pm then after we placed our order after waiting almost 20 mins for drinks they announced kitchen would be closing shortly and that main courses would be served with starters - given that it was a set menu this didn’t prove a problem - other than maybe explaining small portions - we don’t have big appetites but nothing was left which us rare for a meal of this kind - I’m all for not wasting food but yet we had an abundance of rice and got charged extra for plain rice as waiter failed to understand a request for an alternative to fried rice with seafood for one of the party with seafood allergy.
Apart from the stunning view over the Mersey - disappointing and definitely won’t be returning.

Date of visit: May 2018
4  Thank AnnaghLondon
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful night here on Saturday night, 4 people.

We had set meal for 2 x 2 and so much food.

Everything was delucious, so tasty. Staff helpful. Would definately recommend and will be going back next time in Liverpool.

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Wonderful meal! We got here an hour before our Liverpool Comedy show at the Bentley. The boss was very kind to squeeze us in. The floor staff were excellent with their hospitality and got the drinks and food out quickly. We were very impressed by the lamb satay, vegetable spring roll, chicken chow mein and the authentic Malaysian chicken curry. The latter is a must. The sun and the riverside view were complimentary and amazing. And I had a hot date!

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Twenty of us visited while at a conference. It was booked beforehand and a menu agreed. This was exceedingly good with more than enough food for the whole group there was a great variety and the tastes were amazing. Staff were welcoming and amazingly efficient. The food was fresh and piping hot. They catered for the whole group with expertise and absolutely no problem. I am looking forward to returning to the city and having a family evening at this excellent restaurant.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank IanB339
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

I have visited here a few times with family, friends and as a couple. This place is always great for food with a delicious Asian theme.

There is a lovely view across the Mersey and an open terrace if it's a nice day.

It might be abit more pricey than other places but for the service quality of food and atmosphere I would definitely say it's worth the extra pennies.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 209millyc
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