Take a foodie trip around the world with these Liverpool restaurants

Forget your passport, let’s get the culinary adventure started….

Buckle up and prepare to take off on a culinary journey as the city and bars throw open their doors and kitchens to reveal dishes that will set your senses alight. From the distant shores of the Far East and spice trail of Pakistan to the colourful dishes of Italy and Norway, you don’t need a passport to dine in Liverpool.

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With more independent and national brands choosing our city to set up shop, we’re spoiled for choice when it comes to dining out. To make things a little easier we’ve rounded up 12 of the best international dishes from around the globe that you have to try in 2018. Where will you be going for dinner?

1 – USA: Texas Chilli Cheese Burger at Red Dog Saloon

We’re beginning our trip with a transatlantic trip to the US. Bold Street has the only Red Dog Saloon restaurant in the north and if you’re looking for an authentic taste of the all American burger, this is the place for you. Loaded with Hickory smoked brisket and chilli, this epic burger will give you all the meat sweats and more. Check out the menu here. 

2 – Peru: Chicha Peruvian Street Kitchen

We’re flying south to Peru for our next dish and when it comes to fish dishes, they don’t come much more fresh and enticing than this. Chicha Peruvian Street Kitchen, Bold Street offers up plates of food that look as beautiful as they taste, keeping alive the Peruvian tradition of using flowers in cooking. Just look at that Seabass! Menus here. 

3 – Mexico: Crazy Pedro’s Part Time Pizza Parlour

It’s back up north to Mexico for our next dining experience and you’ll need to prepare you taste buds for this one. Crazy Pedro’s, Parr Street serves up the wackiest pizza topping combo’s that we can’t get enough of. From fried chicken, waffle and mapyle syrup to duck, katsu curry sauce and fried crickets. See what’s hot here. 

4 – Japan: Miyagi

Swerve the long haul flight and head to Allerton Road to tuck into authentic, filling Japanese dishes at Miyagi. From ramen to bao buns to katsu, Mister Miyagi’s menu is bursting with flavour. Our faves include Mr M’s sweet & hot pork ribs, lobster and crayfish mini brioche and the chocolate brownie spring rolls! Check them out here. 

5 – China: Grand Central Food Bazaar

We’re heading across to China next because let’s face it, we all love a Chinese once in a while. Instead of ordering in next time, make a beeline for Grand Central Food Bazaar, Renshaw St and order yourself this combination of sui mai’s with a hot sauce platter from AJ’s Sui Mai, one of 12 independent food vendors inside this stunning venue. More info here. 

6 – India/Pakistan: KO Grill

KO Grill, Bold Street brings together he absolute best of Indian and Pakistani dishes, a real melting pot of flavour with something for everyone. Get your mates or family together and tuck into the KO Ship, a sharing platter absolutely crammed with delicious meats cooked to perfection. Veggies will love the fattoush and grilled halloumi! Menus here. 

7 – Greece: Christakis Greek Taverna

Relive those warm summer holiday nights, dining out with your family or mates at Christakis Greek Taverna, Smithdown. The great value mezze options are fab for group dining, plus tasty veggie options are available too and who doesn’t love a bit of impromptu belly dancing after their tea? Menus and more here. 

8 – Italy: Nonno’s

Italian dining is all about that fresh air, al fresco experience and where better to enjoy a freshly baked pizza or pasta dish in Liverpool than on the terrace at Nonno’s, Lark Lane? The former Esteban restaurant has had a revamp and is all about the family dining experience. The small plates are fab for nibbles and the pizzas for an afterschool treat. Menus here. 

9 – Spain: Spicy Baked Rice at Baby E Coffee & Deli

Drawing inspiration from their travels and time spent living abroad, Baby E Coffee & Deli owners Lauren and Chris are passionate about brightening up your dining experience at their Liverpool restaurant. Check out the daily specials including the spicy Spanish baked rice made fresh every day, to eat in or take away. Lunch with a flavour punch, sorted. Menus here. 

10 – France: Bistrot Verite

We’ll bet you didn’t know you can experience the finest French cuisine in the heart of….Southport! Bistrot Verite has been serving up delicacies such as Marseillan fish soup, ratatouille and of course, escargot, for almost 10 years now and we can’t get enough. Check out the menu and book here. 

11 – Scandinavia: Malmo Mat

Malmo Mat, housed at the Merseyside Youth Association building on Hanover Street has been serving up Scandinavan breakfast and brunch dishes to the Scouse masses for a year now, and we love the colourful plates. From traditional smørrebrød (open sandwiches) you can enjoy fresh bagels, traditional Nordic salads and great coffee. Find out more here. 

12 – England: Pieminister

We’re back home in Blighty and what better way to celebrate than with a pie? Pieminister has brought the very best of British cookery to Liverpool, lovingly prepared fillings, wrapped in pastry. Bold Street’s aromatic vibe has a new smell, freshly baked pies and we can’t get enough of them. From the traditional Kate & Sidney and Moo to the tasty Saag Pie-neer and veggie Heidi, get a pie down you, it’s the British way! Menus here. 


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