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Cheers to the Graduates of 2019

So, you’ve worked (partied) your socks off for the past few years and the day has finally come where you receive your degree and put the university experience behind you. Whether you scraped the grade by the skin of your teeth or succeeded with flying colours, Graduation is all about celebrating your achievements with your nearest and dearest.

The day is dedicated to numerous photographs, hundreds of hugs and smiles and several glasses of prosecco, and of course, the graduation meal.

But where to go?

Liverpool is a capital of culture and is full of different cuisines to suit everyone, whether you follow a gluten-free diet, a vegan diet or no diet at all. Whether you want to share a tapas feast or sit down to a mouth-watering three-course meal, there is something for you. We have picked just a handful of bars and restaurants that will not disappoint on your big day.

The Arts School

The Arts School is critically acclaimed and listed in the 2018 Harden’s Top 100 Best UK restaurants, having been awarded “Taste of England” at the 2017 Visit England Awards, and was the first restaurant in Liverpool to make the list of the Sunday Times Top 100 Restaurants. Chef Patron – Paul Askew champions seasonal and local ingredients while supporting artisan producers across the UK. Choose from a mouth-watering menu of meat, vegetarian and vegan excellence from arrival through to starter, main, cheese and dessert the journey of excellent taste continues to outstand. Read their graduation menu here.

60 Hope Street

60 Hope Street is an independent family run restaurant located on Hope Street in a gorgeous Georgian Townhouse established in 1999, with menu deals for either a two course or three-course meal exploding with flavours. 60 Hope Street can accommodate almost any celebration, with a private dining room available, the venue is perfect for hosting a large party for a specific celebration

The London Carriage Works

The London Carriage Works is an award-winning restaurant serving modern British dishes using local, fresh and seasonal produce. Open seven days a week from breakfast to nightcaps with lunch, afternoon tea, supper, dinner cocktails and in-between. Located on Hope Street, this independent boutique hotel is a perfect place to celebrate your greatest achievement to date.


With three homes in total, one on Bold Street, one in Allerton and the newest family member on Dockside, Maray has a seat for everyone at the table this Graduation. Maray even has a set graduation menu for lunch and dinner for all those wishing to celebrate their special day here. With a selection of dietary options from Falafel to lamb Shawarma, these small plates are perfect for sharing and tearing with family and friends.

The Club House

Located in Chavasse Park on top of Liverpool one, this iconic location is a perfect way to round up the past few years in the brilliant city of Liverpool. The Clubhouse has built a menu with Graduation in mind, you put in the hard work, and now it’s time to relax and unwind. A complimentary bottle of prosecco is available when you chose to dine at the Clubhouse!

Neon Jamon

Neon Jamon Was born out of a love for great authentic Spanish Tapas, wines and Cava. Following the opening on Smithdown Place in 2012, Neon Jamon Berry St opened in September 2015 and continues to make the best Catalan inspired dishes. So, if you want to spice up your graduation meal with a selection of delicious tapas, Neon Jamon is the place to be.

Wreck Fish

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Wreck Fish has transformed what was once a derelict building in the centre of Liverpool into a 90 cover restaurant serving top quality bistro food. From a meat feast to a vegan fiesta there is something for everyone at Wreckfish, also available is a private dining room which can seat up to 14 people, perfect for special occasions with friends and family

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