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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
“burger” (147 reviews)
“ribs” (107 reviews)
“club sandwich” (14 reviews)
Closes in 10 min
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.All 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 2 days ago via mobile

This was our third visit to What’s cooking on the Albert Docks. My son, husband and I enjoyed a midweek meal. The staff were friendly, welcoming and happy to answer any questions or cater for any requests. The food was tasty and not over priced...More

Thank PeteandSara
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice location and nice decor, unfortunately really poor service and average food. Just didn’t seem enough staff. Long waiting times and staff were not attentive or really concerned if you or the food was ok. Our burgers were really dry and the fajitas were also...More

Thank JSBert
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have visited before and enjoyed and yet again what A fantastic meal we had. All staff very polite and well mannered and food was devine. I had steak which was cooked beautifully and tender. Friends had fajitas, steak sandwich and chicken burger and all...More

Thank Karl R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a nice lunchtime meal here. I had the chicken club sandwich and my partner had the chicken salad. Overall very nice, friendly and quick service. Recommended

Thank George B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in here Monday with 6 friends. Arrived 11 am they had run out of milk and bread! unbelievable that a restaurant could run out of either of these two basic commodities so early in the day. we were given black tea and told the...More

Thank solzy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for a birthday with family and friends. The staff were welcoming and it was quite relaxed. I had the spicy chicken wings and the rib eye for my main. The wings were not how I expected them to come out as you...More

Thank str280577
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful weather, beautiful setting , marvellous staff & food. The atmosphere was delightful and enjoyable 😊

Thank Shuile123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a busy Saturday afternoon. Had viewed the menu online prior to attending, we weren’t disappointed. Service was quite good considering how busy it was, the staff were good & efficient. Ordered the chilli & nacho sharer as a starter which was large and...More

Thank Simon J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Would eat here again orders ribs and chicken wings Ribs were cold cover in a warm sauce and chicken wings were the biggest and saltest wings I have ever tasted sent them back then they had the cheeky to charge me for them and serves...More

Thank Billy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided not to go for starter as potions looked really big. Restaurant was very quite at lunch time, it didn’t seem it because the staff create a fun happy atmosphere and are very attention without being annoying. Great burgers very filling.quick service will go...More

Thank CLAIREcheshire
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Sharon M
11 June 2017|
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Response from ImpOnTour | Reviewed this property |
Probably not
Dwaine C
20 May 2017|
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Response from HaylsNRiagan | Reviewed this property |
Not that I'm aware of! Go elsewhere!!!!!
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24 August 2015|
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Response from shelagh c | Reviewed this property |
It's s restaurant not a hotel!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$51
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, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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