The 8 ‘Bestaurants’ or Best Restaurants in Liverpool City Centre

We love to eat at local independent foodie gaffs all over Liverpool and we thought we'd let you in on some of our favourites in Liverpool City Centre in 2023...

To say there’s a good choice of fine ‘feasteries’ in Liverpool City Centre would be a very big understatement and we’re not about that.

Given that we’re in the midst of opening our next aparthotel in Liverpool, we thought we’d better hook up with the local dining scene to see what’s good. So to make life easier for you, we’ve put together a list of the eight “Bestaurants” you’ll find more or less with a square mile of Liverpool’s City Centre.

Proud 'Maray' Keep On Burning

~1 Maray

With a zesting for all things Middle Eastern, quaffable cocktails and a confident selection of wines, Maray is one of those restaurants that can blow you away every time you visit.


The team here offer a relaxed but efficient kind of service which is non-intrusive and personable. The menu changes from time to time but the good stuff sticks around and that keeps the punters coming back for seconds.

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Maray - Best Restaurants in Liverpool City Centre

~ 2 Salt House Tapas

Salt House serves Liverpool cities tip top tapas. Tapas is particularly popular in Liverpool and Salt House Tapas Bar & Restaurant is a bright light on the scene. With a beautiful shabby chic bar, the the décor packs almost as much into the experience as it’s moreish munch.

There’s something for everyone on the menu and it all tallies up at very reasonable figure. And it’s worth mentioning that measly portion sizes aren’t a thing here. So if you’re looking for a different kind of tapas experience in Liverpool, Salt House will certainly step up.

Salt House Tapas Liverpool - Best Restaurants in Liverpool City Centre

Go Geto!

~ 3 El Gato Negro

Two tapas restaurants in a row? In complete honesty there is no catch here – only that Liverpudlians love their tapas which means there’s a more than just a few great tapas restaurants within the square mile of the city centre.


El Gato Negro certainly grab tapas by the small plates and stands out as being one of the more welcoming places to get a few flavoursome helping of food. With a trendy atmosphere, diverse selection of dishes to keep you umming and ahing over what to choose, El Gato Negro is an experience you’ll remember for quite some time.

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~ 4 Cucina Di Vincenzo

Cucina Di Vincenzo is an award-winning Italian restaurant – but wait! Before you roll your eyes and yawn, this one actually has a little more steam in its galley kitchen engine than your typical Italian pizzeria.

Rooted in Italian heritage and hospitality, it harmoniously hums fresh, local and feel good in everything that it serves. There are classics on the menu but something about the composition makes them feel brand new. So basically, if you’re an Italian connoisseur then you should strongly consider this place for your Liverpool leisure list.

Cucina di Vincenzo - Best Italian Restaurants in Liverpool City Centre

Always a winner

~ 5 Roski

Liverpool has no shortage of fine dining restaurants, but if you’re going to go big then why not go all the way?

Roski is led by Anton Piotrowski, winner of MasterChef: The Professionals’. You can expect an outstanding dining experience full of creative cooking techniques, beautiful dishes and the absolute best service in the industry.

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~ 6 Pinion Bistro

Love a laidback long lunch with nothing but good food and feelings on the agenda? Ok, so soak up a super chilled dining expo at Pinion Bistro.

But hold on, that doesn’t mean to say that the grub is half hearted. No sir. With a flarey creative menu (‘flarey’ meaning ‘bold, hot and innovative‘ in the Your Apartment dictionary of gibberish) to warm your foodie heartstrings and a humble service to finish, this place is well worth your time.

Pinion Bistro - Best Restaurants in Liverpool City Centre

Hounds down, the best...

~ 7 Wolf & Waffle

Are you inseparable from your four-legged friend? If so, Wolf & Waffle is a dog-friendly, pub-like shrine ideal for a chilled out meal out with your mates.


Being one of the newcomers to the City Centre, Wolf & Waffle is demanding more attention than its peers with a clear commitment to its sweet and savoury waffle choices. Whether you enjoy yours with buttermilk chicken or cherries and chocolate, there’s a waffle which will make your heart happy.

Wolf & Waffle - Best Restaurants in Liverpool City Centre

~ 8 Pho

Pho in Liverpool is a Vietnamese dining gem located in the heart of the city. With its welcoming atmosphere and a menu inspired by the vibrant flavors of Vietnam, it’s a destination for food enthusiasts and those seeking a taste of Southeast Asia.

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Where to stay in Liverpool?

We are planning on opening a NEW aparthotel in Liverpool City at somepoint soon...

Until then, why not visit us in Bristol?

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