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Pier Head, Liverpool L3 1BY, England
+44 151 236 2928
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Liverpool
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner took me here for an early mothers day present as the weather was beautiful in liverpool. We sat on the rooftop terrace which had beautiful views. I ordered a couple of cocktails and they were delicious. We got a bit peckish so ordered prawn toast and pad thai which where both beautifully presented and tasted delicious. We will... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Another good recommendation from a local barman. Great location right on the Mersey at Albert Dock, with views across the river. Friendly welcoming staff was a good indication, especially Lawrence the manager. Food delicious, well presented and full of flavour. Slightly more expensive than most similar restaurants, but then it is better than most similar restaurants.

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Thank LeMansLarry
London
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68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great value lunch £12.95 for three courses including a soft drink. Food was served quickly and was very tasty, perfect when you have limited time.

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Thank Sherrylann C
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time here and had a really lovely lunch. Served quickly and was very hot and fresh. Being a veggie I enjoyed spring rolls(two largish rolls with salad and chilli dip side). These were very full,tasty and hot. For mains enjoyed mix mushrooms in black pepper. Again, really enjoyed this. The menu didnt state it came with peppers and chillis... More 

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Thank Patsy R
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for the first time and had a late lunch with my friend. Early bird menu is great, and portion size of the main is huge I couldn't finish it! As the weather starts to warm up, I can't think of anywhere I'd rather be than their roof terrace! Great views of Liverpool, just wish they served food out... More 

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Thank Saskia H
Wirral, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an absolute shame, beautiful location and the restaurant itself is very nice but the food!! Cold, dry and very bland! The service? Well totally lost for words.... appalling comes close. No apologies, no offer to change the meal, and then expects us to pay for a meal which had just one bite! The managers response... "we are not a... More 

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engboon, Owner at Matou, responded to this review

This review was written by the Adam B's companion on the evening. Jill E, you are being vindictive for writing this review. It is pathetic that you have to crawl so low just because you had created a scene and eventually had to pay for what you ate. By the way, Steak Salad is a cold Dish. We serve our... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Matou has got a prime location so worth it for the views alone and the terrace which overlooks the Graces is pretty special but the food has become average. The lunch time special is cheap and cheerful but is bland and probably on a par with a takeaway. They did used to serve the lunchtime special with a glass of... More 

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Thank Jay M
Wirral, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't know what to expect from this restaurant due to the location above the ferry terminal. They don't advertise the restaurant to the best I think because you only see the signs for it if you are looking and it could be easily missed by the public. Food was fantastic. We had the lunchtime special which was around £12.00. The... More 

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Thank Alison S
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great for special occasion. Love the view. Hotspot for it's location. This is my third visit to the restaurant and each moment exceed my expectations. The food is to die for. The staffs was very friendly and they keep asking us if everything is ok with our meal and even ask what to recommend as main course... More 

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Thank AAdetunji
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today for my birthday possibly the best Thai food I've ever tasted :) staff were friendly and efficient and must sample the cocktails

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40 - US$50
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pier Head, Liverpool L3 1BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Liverpool
  • Phone Number: +44 151 236 2928
Description
New Pan Asian restaurant opened on Liverpool waterfront in March 2010

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