When you visit Liverpool, Wirral, Sefton, Knowsley or St Helens, on Merseyside you'll enjoy plenty to see and do. Merseyside borders Lancashire, Greater Manchester and Cheshire and it’s a largely urban space with interesting towns and visitor attractions including Albert Dock in Liverpool, Knowsley Hall in Knowsley, Crosby Beach and Aintree Racecourse in Sefton and Port Sunlight on the Wirral. The area has excellent museums and galleries, parks, retail areas and highly-recommended Merseyside restaurants. The large student and tourist populations mean that you'll enjoy restaurants across Merseyside to suit all budgets – from student-friendly cafes through to exclusive Michelin-star restaurants managed by award-winning chefs.
This part of the North West is hugely diverse, with local foods and customs and a long history of immigration. When it comes to dining out, you'll find excellent Merseyside restaurants featuring cuisines from all over the world. Enjoy world-class Chinese food in Liverpool – with its own Chinatown and long history of Chinese immigration – or amazing steak in Knowsley. Treat yourself to a lavish Indian meal in St Helens or head to a family-friendly gastropub in Billinge. There are city restaurants, rural gastropubs, traditional fish and chip shops and AA rosette award-winning restaurants in Merseyside.
Bubble & squeak is a traditional local meal that combines potatoes and vegetables with meat from the Sunday dinner. Typically made to extend leftovers throughout the week, it’s one of the meals which can be found at Merseyside restaurants today, re-imagined as a delicious modern dish at the many gastropubs or traditional British restaurants in the area. Not just that, Scouse is the classic dish of Liverpool and combines slow-cooked meat and vegetables, served with pickles and bread. Experience it in one of Merseyside's restaurants and you can enjoy the finest of ingredients, home-made pickles, sourdough bread and a great glass of red with your meal. Don't forget puddings, either – you can enjoy a full array at the specialist dessert bars and restaurants in Merseyside.
When you dine at the restaurants in Merseyside you can book your table up to two hours in advance with Quandoo. Recommendations for restaurants in Merseyside on Quandoo currently include The Monro in the Ropeworks in Liverpool (a top-quality gastropub), Love & Rockets at Sefton Park (a superb pizza and craft beer venue) and The Fat Bull in St Helens which sells delicious steaks, salads and pasta dishes in style. Read reviews on Quandoo to get inspiration and remember to leave your own review as well to help your fellow diners in their search for the best meals out!