The magical River of Light trail has arrived in Liverpool! Spread across 17 nights with an incredible outdoor art gallery, clocking them steps along the way can be hungry work.
To ensure you don’t leave on an empty stomach check out six Waterfront dining spots to try out post your River of Light experience.
Royal Albert Dock, Britannia Pavilion, Liverpool L3 4AD
Visitors wanting to make their evening extra special can head to social fine dining restaurant, Lerpwl and try their small plates menu.
With a bias for Welsh produce and sustainable ingredients, dishes focus on quality seasonal produce ensuring each mouthful is as delicious as the last. Choose from veggie delights, including miso marinated aubergine with baba ghanoush or seafood specials such as roast cod, accompanied by mussel cawl sauce.
Royal Albert Dock, Edward Pavilion, Liverpool L3 4AF
Experience fresh, Italian-inspired fare and an exotic drinks menu at Gusto. From succulent steaks to perfect pasta, there is something for everyone at this dockside venue, including children.
Little ones can make their own pizza, choosing favourite flavour combinations before handing their creations back to the real chefs to pop into the oven.
Britannia Pavilion, Royal Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AD
For those still swooning over summer, visitors to the dock can enjoy the sun-drenched flavours of Catalunya with Lunyalita.
Choose from a variety of meat, fish and vegetable tapas dishes for a flavoursome light bite. Alternatively, tuck into platters or paella for the ultimate Spanish feast with friends or family.
The One O’Clock Gun
Unit 3a Britannia Pavillion, Royal Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AD
Bringing together all that’s best about old-fashioned hospitality, The One O’Clock Gun offers a bountiful drinks menu alongside traditional pub grub to warm your soul as the nights start drawing in.
Serving up heavenly pies with plenty of gravy, black pudding sausages paired with leek mash, and extreme cheese toasties, The Gun is the place to be for cosy comfort food.
Britannia Pavillion, Royal Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AD
With home comforts in abundance and a treasure trove of drinks collected from across the globe, this pirate-inspired restaurant provides plenty of themed-fun.
Visitors can opt for a three-course meal packed with winter warmers, including Cumberland scotch egg, Souse and cookie dough, or choose keep it simple with a selection of nibbles.
Royal Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AD
Inspired by the Americas with a few home favourites also in the mix, PANAM dishes up casual dining with dockside views.
Savour the taste of slow roasted BBQ ribs alongside cajun fries, succulent pan-fried chicken supreme with creamy mash and crispy battered haddock with hand cut chips for ideal post-trail meal.