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41 Castle Street, Liverpool L2 9SH, England
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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86 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2015

We have been here before and weren't disappointed on our return. 5pm at night and every seat was taken - I guess about 200 covers. Service was spot on and food and drinks were flowing, Wouldn't do if you want a quiet romantic night, but we like the buzz. Not cheap, but worth paying for.

Thank HappyNess4
Barking, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2015

So much to say but in short here goes. . food was cold, . service none existent . Table not laid correctly . Total waste of money. We were treated out by a close friend who has in the past has raved about this restaurant however, this is exactly the point. The key word being PAST. Clearly this establishment is... More 

1 Thank Sara J
Crewe, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2015

Took my wife to San Carlo in Liverpool on the 3rd March. San Carlo in Manchester is my favourite restaurant and I wanted to see how the Liverpool restaurant compared. We were not disappointed. An Excellent night out with fantastic food. My wife loved it. As always it is not the cheapest restaurant but you get what you pay for... More 

1 Thank Mike H
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

Having been to the restaurant before and had a great time we took our friends from Cambridge for pre dinner cocktails, we sat at the bar for 15 minutes while the bar staff faffed behind the bar ignoring us, I eventually got the headbarmans attention and asked for the cocktail menu he took one from behind the bar threw it... More 

3 Thank poacko
Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

Have never been in Liverpool before, we're staying in the hotel over the night. Took us a while to find decent restaurant near to where we stayed. It was a lucky try! My husband and I truly enjoyed every minute from the moment we stepped in door right until we had to leave. Great service, very tasty food, good presentation... More 

Thank Toropushka
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58 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2015 via mobile

It is very glossy, but they have high standards of food an services. Usually you find poor value for money but not in this case. Service is very professional with a bit of overdoing.... You do not need all that army of waiters... Manager very presentable and professional. What I particularly like is their fish stew.

2 Thank John T
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

Our second visit to San Carlo. After visiting the first time And raving about the place, I took my father and son on a double birthday "treat" This time was completely different. The waiting staff weren't interested, the head waiter (baldy bloke) was damn right rude, as were the attitude laden girls who served us (all were very different with... More 

6 Thank DirtySanchez
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2015 via mobile

Have wanted to eat here for a long time as we'd heard it was good. So we got a babysitter and went with high expectations for our night out. However, it was a let down. First impressions weren't great due to the mix of people in the bar, sad to say but it felt like chavs with money (tracksuits on... More 

2 Thank LauraB140
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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85 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2015

truly lovely, elegant, great Italian and fish cuisine near the waterfront in Liverpool: attentive service, extensive menu, great wine list - highly recommended.

Thank Pucci D
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2015 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

San Carlo is a lovely restaurant. The staff are welcoming and accommodating and the menu is always extensive. The food is great, especially the seafood pasta dishes. Can't recommend highly enough.

2 Thank RoyAbs

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Castle Street, Liverpool L2 9SH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Liverpool>  > Central Liverpool
  • Neighbourhood: Central Liverpool

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?