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Enjoy delicious festive treats at Tate Liverpool


Hungry for simply delicious food served somewhere a little different? Stop by for a taste of Tate Café.

You’ll expect incredible art and exciting events at Tate Liverpool, but how about an impressive menu of seasonal dishes?

For an instant winter warm-up, Tate Café serves up locally sourced, freshly prepared meals alongside some of the best views around.

Whether you’re admiring Sir Peter Blake’s bright and bold artwork, including his set of maritime signal flags which decorate
the ceiling, or casting your eye across the dock as you take some time out.

For a mid-morning snack attack, Tate Cafe offers a great deal on breakfast with any pastry and a filter coffee or Jing leaf tea, for only £3.60. If it’s a little later, Afternoon tea options include a freshly baked scone with Rodda’s Cornish clotted cream, or butter and preserve for only £4.95.


If it’s a brisk and busy day out there, how about some warming winter indulgence, with the salted caramel and Jack Daniel’s honey whiskey hot chocolates at £4.50, or the gingerbread and black cherry hot chocolate for only £3.90, and since we’re talking treats, tempt yourself to a piece of freshly baked cake from only £2.30.

For diners, the main menu selection includes grilled sea bass with tenderstem broccoli, pickled fennel, lemon, dill and caper vinaigrette for just £9.95. And for a true taste of home, choose the Tate Scouse with braised red cabbage and thick-cut bread – gluten-free options available – at just £7.50.

Children under-12 dine free with every adult who orders a main course from the seasonal menu, and they’ll love the choice of delicious dishes including fish fingers, served with homemade tartare sauce and chips for just £2.90.

Open from 10am until 5pm, take a seat in the wonderful Tate Liverpool Cafe for a relaxing break from your busy day and taste of heart-warming, homemade food.

Christmas Shopping at Tate Liverpool

Shop Tate Liverpool this Christmas for an arternative take on the perfect present. They say it’s the thought that counts, and you won’t find many places with gifts as unique, thoughtful and beautifully presented as Tate Liverpool.

Located on the ground floor of Tate gallery, this superb contemporary space is worth a visit in itself with an outstanding assortment of eye-catching, fresh ideas on gifts, treasured items for Art lovers, and eye-catching merchandise from a range of
contemporary and collectable designers.

For lovers of all things Liverpool, Tate holds a superb collection of designer-ware, mementos and historical books chronicling the local area, which make great gifts for friends and family near or far. And if you’ve a particular title in mind, you can order
books with a worldwide mailing service which includes gift vouchers. The bookshelves at Tate hold a captivating selection of great titles on Modern Art, Design and Culture which can’t help but prove the perfect conversation piece when
displayed on coffee tables.

The gallery also invites you to take a treasured piece of the Tate home with you with unframed custom-prints for £10, or framed for only £30, featuring works from the Tate collection, current exhibition programme, and limited editions.

Made home where your art is with Frida Kahlo and Salvador Dalí cups for only £15, along with a stylish selection of cushion covers, for just £20, trays at £25 or tea towels, for just £10, or wear Tate Art on your sleeve with t-shirts from £12.50 – the
iconic Colours of Liverpool t-shirt for only £25 – or carry a piece of contemporary art, with a tote for just £15.

Children love to browse the Tate store with award-winning children’s books, and eye-catching items ranging from pocket money must-haves to new, favourite toys, clothes and collectables such as the iconic Cubebot, an interlocking wooden robot
at £20.95.

And, if you’re really struggling with that one last person on your list, give the gift of a Art with a 12-month Tate membership for access to all 2020’s biggest exhibitions, including Don McCullin.

Make your Christmas shopping a real work of art this year at Tate Liverpool, and support its ambitious activities with all profits going direct to the gallery.

See more information on the Cafe at Tate here.

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