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What's Cooking?

Queen Elizabeth Hall, Britannia Pavilion, Albert Dock | Brittannia Pavillion, Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AD, England
+44 151 707 2023
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (113 reviews)
“burger” (226 reviews)
“club sandwich” (15 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
American, Bar, British, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Queen Elizabeth Hall, Britannia Pavilion, Albert Dock | Brittannia Pavillion, Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AD, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Only came here because the restaurant we wanted was full,didn't regret it though and went back again the night after.The staff are friendly and helpful,the service very good,and the food terrific.

Thank Paladin80
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped of here for lunch on a day trip to the city. The food was amazing,and service was very friendly. Kids loved it.

Thank County1883
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great evening spent here for dinner drinks and cocktails. Pre booked a table for 7 and were given a lovely big booth on arrival. Food to die for. We had Mexican, burgers and steaks between us and everyone very much enjoyed theirs. Good service and...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second time we have been here, this time we had brunch - wow, the food is so delicious! The kids had pancakes which were very well priced and including toppings on top of the syrup! I had the breakfast wrap and husband...More

Thank Roxanne H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had booked a table at What’s Cooking for a recent stay in Liverpool. We booked What’s Cooking because having two children with us it was walking distance from our Hotel. Firstly we was greeted by a very friendly lady who showed us to our...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Missed lunch, needed something to carry me over to dinner in 5-6 hours Stay away from Fiery wings- how is it possible to serve something like this, vinegar is not a hot spice!!!!!!! No kick, just a soggy vinegar tasting mush

Thank Morten S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here last minute as it was close to our hotel. We hadn’t made a booking but that was not a problem. The staff were informative and friendly. Portions were great and food was amazing. They also had the nicest strawberry daiquiri in Liverpool...More

Thank Lindseey M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant staff, good atmosphere and really good food, well presented and generous portions. Cocktails also good.

Thank seanysheen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Liverpool to take in some of the museums and sights around Albert docks and the riverside on a surprisingly sunny day as the Beast from the East threatened again. Slightly weary from walking around and very hungry we found this restaurant busy with...More

Thank Ralph B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whilest out shopping in Liverpool my wife and I stopped in for lunch. We decided we'd treat ourselves with a starter as well, little did we know the two starters we ordered were worthy of a main course. After struggling through our mains we just...More

Thank gumbo2016
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Questions & Answers
27 March 2018|
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Response from Debgar42 | Reviewed this property |
They do cater for Kids... we did ask the staff, who where very helpful and showed us the children's menu for future reference...
Sharon M
11 June 2017|
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Response from ImpOnTour | Reviewed this property |
Probably not
Dwaine C
21 May 2017|
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Response from HaylsNRiagan | Reviewed this property |
Not that I'm aware of! Go elsewhere!!!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Queen Elizabeth Hall, Britannia Pavilion, Albert Dock | 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
  • E-mail
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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