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What's Cooking?

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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%
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“burger” (147 reviews)
“ribs” (107 reviews)
“club sandwich” (14 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, British, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Queen Elizabeth Hall, Britannia Pavilion, Albert Dock | Brittannia Pavillion, Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AD, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We only went in for a light breakfast snack and it was good. I had a sausage sandwich and a latte, while my wife had toast and jam and a fresh orange juice. Food and drinks were nice served by a pleasant young waitress. Would...More

Thank tabamba
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a pleasure to eat at this restaurant. Fantastic ribs and burger special followed by the biggest dessert I've ever had. Excellent value, brilliant views over Albert Docks and the service was first class. Special mention to Dominique who was very attentive and couldn't do...More

Thank gazza647
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came here for my boyfriends birthday dinner on Saturday and while we didn’t book they had us sorted in no time. Best food we’ve had so far in Liverpool and we’ll be sure to eat here again on our next visit!

Thank Laura D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here one night with my partner. I had the chicken fajitas which was average and my partner the steak which he enjoyed. Very slow service took a while for them to take our drinks order and then once we had ordered our starter took...More

Thank SophR4567
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great venue for a quick tasty pit stop when visiting the Albert Dock, the food is tasty and the staff helpful

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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
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Response from ImpOnTour | Reviewed this property |
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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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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$ 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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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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