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Review of Matou

Matou
Ranked #434 of 1,978 Restaurants in Liverpool
Price range: US$41 - US$52
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: New Pan Asian restaurant opened on Liverpool waterfront in March 2010
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely view & location, friendly staff although we did have quite a wait for food (over 40 mins, on a Monday night) lots of delicious meals on the menu & healthy sized portions.

Thank Plykel
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

We'd booked here for a special birthday meal, and enjoyed the views as we were seated - we'd also found an extensive gluten free menu online, since I have to be strictly GF for health reasons. But the GF menu on the night was a small sheet in the back of the menu - one starter, and two mains with a couple of variants of one of them. The waiter attempted to find other things suitable, and a Thai green curry was one - others contained soy or black bean sauce, and he pointed to calamari. By which time we'd lost all confidence in the place and left. While Chinese food isn't the best for GF, as an Asian restaurant surely there must be other options including curries? Gusto nearby was much better: what a shame.

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2  Thank Carol94
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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.

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.

1  Thank Aqua2168
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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!

Thank chriswY7386RX
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