Liverpool’s authentic Italian restaurant, Cantina e Cucina, brings great food and outstanding service to Smithdown Road.
This hidden gem is an independent, family-run business and is very popular with the locals. The Italian restaurant is also a big favourite with the local students in the area.
No one expects to see the charming converted barn look with its cosy, calming Mediterranean décor when they first enter the restaurant, so everyone who goes there for the first time is taken aback by the inside.
Recently, a new menu featuring items including “Vitello limone,” a pizza calzone, “Ragu Cinghiale,” a tagliatelle dish, and “Braciole di Maiale,” a pork chop with sauce, was introduced.
Cantina e Cucina also offers a fantastic beverages selection that includes Italian white and red wines, as well as cocktails, beer, cider, and soft drinks, goes perfectly with the food.
According to reviews on Tripadvisor, where it currently ranks 93 out of 1,470 restaurants in Liverpool, people love visiting this little hidden gem.
One customer said: “4th visit over last few months, I will keep coming back with friends and family due to the quality of the food and service. The seafood is the best i have tasted in years. This place is a little jewel hidden in the middle of Smithdown Rd. I highly recommend a visit, you will return. Quality food, service and lovely atmosphere.”
Cantina e Cucina offers great value for money and even has a discount on food throughout the week for students. Students receive 20% off their food from Monday to Friday.
Anyone who loves freshly made Italian food and great service will not be disappointed when visiting this lovely independent business.
Cantina e Cucina is open 6 days a week, closed on Tuesdays.
The restaurant is located at 321a Smithdown Road L15 3JJ, Liverpool. You can follow them on Instagram or Facebook @cantinaecucina2021