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What's Cooking?

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Mexican, American, Bar, British, Grill
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Queen Elizabeth Hall | Brittannia Pavillion, Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AD, England
+44 151 707 2023
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10:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great location on Albert Dock with Waterfront Car Park a short walk away. Good Service from friendly staff and despite being busy the food was served quickly. The food itself is a cut above your usual chain type restaurant with decent sized portions and plenty of choice on the menu. If you are at Albert Dock then certainly one to... More 

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Thank 93Rangie
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Took my wife here for her birthday meal. Located in Albert Dock this is a vibrant eatery with great views over the docks. Basically a tex mex menu with a good selection and reasonable priced (£25 per head for two courses and drinks). The food was well prepared and presented, although my desert waffle was a bit tough but the... More 

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Thank Liam L
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were passing by and the decor of the restaurant caught our attention. My family and I looked at the menu and agreed that a burger joint would be welcome. Got seated at a very nice table with view to the dock. I believe everything went south at the moment that we received our burgers with caramelised onions and goats... More 

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Thank jorgeZ5428KG
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal here on new years eve nice restaraunt plenty of food and the puddings was really nice would go back again

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Thank B2027HXsharonr
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food very nice. Good selection of drinks. Big modern restaurant with a nice atmosphere. Great position on Albert Dock. Seemed to be a lot of staff but service was nothing special and we were left waiting at the entrance for a while despite having booked which is the only reason for not giving it a 5 star rating.

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Thank StevieB5403
Pwllheli, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant service and brilliant food! Cocktails tasted amazing! Me and my boyfriend shared the nanchos to start- huge portion! I would definitely return. Highly recommend

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Thank dbanks1994
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Poor service, my chair was broke, the table was wobbly and poor customer service. We decided to try this place as we were spending the night in Liverpool. We walked in and although there was a server infront of our faces cleaning tables there wasn't even a "sorry, I will be with you in a minute" it wasn't until another... More 

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Thank Sophie S
Barmouth, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good setting on the Albert Dock. Food was very nice, Cajun Salmon and Chicken Fajitas. Very expensive drinks, glass of wine and a bottle of beer for £12. Service spoilt by waitress trying to take our plates away before finishing our meals followed shortly by waiter attempting the same thing.

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Thank tonyp67
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were stopping the night in the Albert Sock area, some nice restaurants in the area but we picked What's Cooking as we'd never tried before. We decided on mains only as some of the starters looked really nice but on the large side, we didn't want to waste our mains!! We were not disappointed, we had the Ribs and... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had really nice perfectly cooked breakfast. The english type breakfast in a sandwich bread and a wrap were delicious. Good prices

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$44
Cuisine
Mexican, American, Bar, British, Grill
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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