Your Guide to fine dining on New Year’s Eve in Liverpool

New Year celebrations don’t come more sophisticated or delicious than this.

New Year’s Eve in Liverpool is the perfect time to indulge and what better way to see in a prosperous New Year, than with a world class dinner in beautiful surroundings. Liverpool city centre has welcomed many new restaurants and eateries in 2017 and NYE is a great opportunity to splash out and dine somewhere new.

Our Alex has scoured the best menus and put together this handy list of city restaurants to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Liverpool. Which one will you choose?

1 – Gusto, Albert Dock

New Year's Eve in Liverpool

Situated at Albert Dock, Gusto is an obvious pick for a NYE meal. The gold, black and chrome interior is almost as delicious as what’s on the menu itself. The beef is a great choice as the Italian eatery serves up some of the best steak in the city, as well as deserts that look like pieces of art. The meal and drinks are accompanied by live music playing you into the New Year.  As you would expect, tables, and even spaces at the bar are booking up fast, so reserve your spot here now.

2 – Neighbourhood – Castle Street

Neighbourhood is planning a 24-Carat Countdown for New Year’s Eve in Liverpool. You’re invited to Dine, Drink, Dance in to 2018 with a gold and bold theme and having enjoyed the sushi, bottomless brunch and extensive cocktail list, throughout 2017, we can’t wait to see what this New Year’s Eve bash will bring. Click here to find out more.

3 – Smuggler’s Cove, Albert Dock

Attention all smugglers, it is all hands on deck this New Year’s Eve at the Smuggler’s Cove at Albert Dock. Proceedings are in association with Chairman’s Rum and begin with a Rum Punch Reception before being issued your CAPTAINS ORDER (a small task or challenge) in the form of a mission in a bottle. Should you choose to accept then you will find yourself in the running for one of their fabulous prizes. This is all before we get to the menu, live music and complimentary rum toast that will shiver yer timbers into 2018. Bring your gold coins and click here to book.

4 – The Alchemist, Brunswick Street

Molecular Madness at Midnight anyone? The Alchemist, known for it’s dry ice cocktails and mysterious smoke effects, is playing on these themes with a drama filled  NYE event. There will be a set menu which includes the likes of their famous Katsu Chicken, a Rib Eye Steak and a Beetroot Risotto for the veggies. Table bookings require a £10 deposit for the meal, or £50 for the whole evening, which is then taken off the final bill. Book here and secure a place in the madness.

5 – Malmaison, William Jessop Way

Malmaison are inviting you to start 2018 as you finish 2017 – dancing like a no one is watching, surrounded by cocktails and bubbles. There’s a black tie ball and sensational local menu at Chez Mal this New Year’s Eve that includes Scallops, Scottish Venison and Champagne truffles. The menu itself has 5 courses and is priced at £99pp and £45 for children under 12. After the meal you can dance the night away with a top DJ and live, local entertainment line up. Find out more here.

6 – The Bastion Shankly Hotel, Victoria Street

To celebrate New Year’s Eve in Liverpool with sophistication, look no further than the Shankly Hotel and it’s stunning dining room, The Bastion. The plush leather interior will make you feel like royalty as you dine on the last night of the year. The restaurant itself has an obvious Scottish theme, something that can be seen throughout their menu as they offer Haggis Bon Bons and an unmatched Scottish Smoked Salmon. After you’ve filled your boots, prepare for a highland fling on the dance floor as the live bands plays you into 2018. Click here to find out more and book your table, kilts are optional.

7 – Frederiks, Hope Street

With a roaring fire and a huge snug sofas, Frederiks, in the heart of the Georgian Quarter is easily one of the most cosy and intimate venues to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Liverpool. This Dec 31st, the Frederiks team will transform this Scandinavian setting into a Disco for you to dance into 2018. We’re reliably informed that the NYE set menu will be confirmed next week and we’re safe in the knowledge that it’ll be top quality as ever. There’s free entry to the venue on the night, and tables for dinner are pre-bookable here.

8 – London Carriage Works, Hope Street

Hope Street’s London Carriage Works is offering both a Pre Theatre Menu at £60pp and an Evening Celebrations Menu at £110pp. The Pre-Theatre Menu is 4 course feast that includes an invitation to the NYE Party in the residents bar. There you will see in the New Year with musicians, a DJ and a free glass of bubbly. The latter offers a 5 course menu with the same add-ons for the party, however, you will have a seat at your dining table unlike the earlier bunch. Click here to find out more.

9 – The Baltic Market, Cain’s Brewery Village

For a quirky New Year’s Eve in Liverpool, head down to The Baltic Market as the industrial space is transformed into a glitter disco bonanza. There will be glitter cocktails and a glitter artist to help you get the look, as well as live bands and a DJ to get you on the dance floor. What about food you ask? In true Baltic Market tradition, there will be an unrivalled selection of street food on offer from the various vendors and stalls dotted around this unique space. Book your tickets here to get a free glass of prosecco and a free glitter makeover –

10 – The Clubhouse, Liverpool One

This New Year’s Eve, The Clubhouse at Liverpool ONE invites you to celebrate the festivities in association with Liverpool Gin where you will be treated to a complimentary Gin & Tonic on arrival. After a reliably scrumptious meal you can find yourself in the perfectly festive pop up venue, The Lodge or seeing out the year in the stylish bar. In keeping with the upstate New York theme of the bar, the NYE feel is based on the Great Gatsby as The Clubhouse invites you to celebrate the Hamptons way. Expect confetti at midnight and live music throughout. Click here to book your spot.

11 – Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill, Chapel Street

Top Chef, Marco Pierre White and his team invite you to indulge in fine dining this New Year’s Eve in Liverpool as his Steakhouse Bar & Grill at Hotel Indigo, serves up a delicious evening event. Available from 5pm you can enjoy a sumptuous 4 course dinner with starters such as roast lamb and barley broth or tempura king prawns with main courses including monk fish, guinea fowl breast and of course a signature 8oz fillet of beef that is guaranteed to melt in the mouth. A stunning menu to match the sophisticated dining room and atmosphere. Click here to book your place.

12 – Wreckfish, Ropewalks

One of the cities newest bistro style restaurants, Wreckfish, has gone down a storm since opening just a few months ago. Mixing traditional dining with communal seating, this kickstarter funded eatery is serving up a simple yet seriously delicious menu for the New Year’s Eve foodies to enjoy. Anyone else notice beer ice-cream!? Click here to find out more and book your place at the table.

If you have an event or a menu to promote, drop our Alex a line alex@theguideliverpool.com or tweet us @TheGuideLpool and we’ll share the tastiest ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Liverpool.

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