Located in the beautifully converted former St Patrick’s Catholic Church, which was built in 1788, Alma De Cuba is a vibrant, welcoming restaurant in the heart of Liverpool’s Ropewalks area. Staying true to its former incarnation, the restaurant features original stained glass windows complemented by modern elements lie vibrant red furnishings, exposed brick and arty lighting. Serving an eclectic and flavoursome menu that draws influences from both South American fare and Caribbean cuisine, guests can choose from simple starters like steamed Scottish mussels and succulent mains like the honey and pepper-spiced sticky baby back ribs served with coconut rice, peas and cilantro. On Sundays, guests can enjoy a hearty brunch while Alma De Cuba’s gospel choir sings in the background.
Alma De Cuba, St Peter’s Church, Seel Street, Liverpool, UK, +44 843 504 4692
Lunya is a delightful delicatessen, restaurant and bar located in the heart of Liverpool ONE – the city’s stylish open-air retail and entertainment complex. Set within a beautifully renovated 18th century warehouse, Lunya is the UK’s biggest Spanish deli. It serves Catalan cuisine using the very best of authentic Spanish ingredients and local produce to create food that pays homage to traditional dishes, yet incorporates modern twists. The menu is full of paellas, sharing platters and tasty tapas dishes such as chorizo and fennel seed sautéed in white wine. The award-winning Lunya has been the recipient of accolades including Good Food Guide recommendations.
Lunya, 18 – 20 College Lane, Liverpool 1, Liverpool, UK, +44 151 706 9770
Celebrity chef and restaurateur Marco Pierre White, the first British chef to be awarded three Michelin stars, opened the Liverpool branch of his popular Steakhouse Bar and Grill following the success of his London-based restaurants. Located within the splendid boutique Hotel Indigo, this steakhouse invites guests into a buzzing and warm atmosphere in a light, airy and modern space with bright yellow walls and furnishings. Diners can opt for a simple starter of baked Camembert and crusty bread or crispy fried calamari followed by a meat-lover’s dream – the 16 ounce T-bone steak – or steak and ale pie with minted garden peas.