Liverpool possesses a strong burger scene, and nowhere is this more evident than on Lark Lane in Aigburth, home to some of the finer fries-and-patty joints on Merseyside. The Meat Factory – formerly Meat & Liquor – is among the best exponents of American food around, and pride themselves on their ability to make any dish better through the addition of meat: duck is added to fries, chilli to hot dogs and bacon to just about everything.
The music was a little bit too loud for conversation and there was only one ladies' loo but apart from that had a good night
Staff were really lovely and very welcoming, the service was also really good. It wasn't too busy or too quiet. The food and drinks were nice.
Staff all extremely lovely. We visited on a Thursday evening and the atmosphere was nice. Not to busy or too quiet. Burgers and duck fries were okay but not the best I've tried in the city. I would probably go back.
Meat Factory is a name that doesn’t mess about. Their food is messy indeed. Messier than Eton Mess fired en masse into a Mess Hall during Mass. This is not a restaurant to wear your best clothes to for sure, but we would recommend bringing a few friends along for the ride. They offer up American-style scran of such quantity and diversity that you’ll need a forklift truck to take you back to Liverpool from Aigburth: burgers, pulled pork, Philly cheesesteaks and hot dogs are the order of the day, and don’t leave without trying the fried chicken and the duck fries: we’re surprised they haven’t tried to batter and dunk the titular bird in Lark Lane, such is their devotion to deep-fried poultry.
The menu at Meat Factory on Lark Lane in Aigburth is replete with the classics one would expect to see at a modern American restaurant – ribs, nachos, hot dogs plus all the usual favourites – while not being afraid to add a few twists of their own. Of these, it is the duck fries that have been taken to the hearts of the Liverpool culinary scene. A pile of string fries, topped with the inside of a Peking pancake: crispy duck, cucumber, spring onions and hoi sin sauce. They’re rightly renowned across Merseyside, but don’t just take our (and plenty of Scousers) word for it – book a table now and find out for yourself.