Municipal Hotel unveils three unique drinking and dining spaces
3 months ago
Three unique drinking and dining spaces housed within Liverpool’s most exciting new luxury hotel are now open and available for bookings.
The Municipal Hotel Liverpool partof MGallery Hotel Collection, Accor Group’s luxury boutique-hotel brand, is home to all day dining destination Palm Court, brasserie-style restaurant Seaforth and the charming Botanic Tearoom.
Taking residence in the Grade II listed heritage building formerly home to Liverpool Council, all three spaces will offer guests exceptional culinary experiences in stunning settings brimming with rich history.
The magnificent Palm Court sits in the heart of the hotel, providing a sophisticated location for all day dining and drinks. Guests can choose from a menu filled with world-class dishes, signature cocktails, fine wines, premium spirits, plus speciality teas and coffee.
A selection of bar snacks and small plates will be available throughout the day, with highlights including the Duck Scotch Egg and Lobster Mac and Cheese. Guests searching for something larger can browse a menu filled with classic dishes including Seared Monkfish and Mango Salad, Chargrilled Rump Steak plus a selection of signature burgers.
Nods to the building’s unique past run throughout the space – from intricate clock ornaments, original panelling on the walls and the iconic Liverpool City Council logo taking centre stage above the main bar. The sleek design is mirrored in the unique cocktail menus, with a selection of classic and signature cocktails available, including The Botanical Negroni cocktail, a delicate version of a classic Negroni that uses a Liverpool Gin base cocktail along with Suze and Lillet Blanc.
The Botanic Negroni is theatrically prepared in front of the guests and served with a sprig of Thyme. The cocktail is based on the legacy of Liverpool’s famous Botanists, of which William Henry Duncan, who has significantly contributed to the development of treatments for tropical diseases.
In addition to signature cocktail there is also a Tea Service menu – a selection of cocktails inspired by teas from across the world.
Highlights include the Breakfast Martini, a blend of Tito’s vodka, English breakfast tea syrup, lemon juice and lemon curd, and the Little Lie Down, the perfect cocktail for reviving weary guests – made with Tanqueray gin, Rinquinquin, chamomile tea, pink peppercorn tonic and prosecco.
Nestled behind Palm Court is the tranquil Seaforth, a beautiful British brasserie with a worldly exotic twist, inspired by Liverpool’s historical trade past.
Menus have been created with global influences, offering guests colourful and inventive dishes that feature the very best of Liverpool’s connections to land and sea.
The 50-cover restaurant is open from breakfast through to dinner, with menu highlights including the iconic Liverpool Scouse the city is famed for – lamb cooked three ways with roasted and minted potatoes, carrot and swede, red cabbage and red wine jus, as well as chef’s signature Scallion Crusted Cod of Loin, served with braised bok choy, mango salsa, ginger and lotus root.
All dishes will be led by the seasons, with the best of local produce used where possible.
Guests can enjoy the sacred ritual of Afternoon Tea in the opulent Botanic Tearoom, where tea sommeliers work to create memorable taste experiences for guests in a floral haven in the heart of the city. The Afternoon Tea will feature a mixture of sweet and savoury British specialties, including a selection of fresh homemade pastries, cakes and sandwiches that regularly change to reflect the seasons.
All Botanic Tearoom’s scented teas are naturally fragranced with fresh flowers or natural oils to create vivid aromas and timed to perfection using traditional hourglass timers. A full Tea Service menu of specialty tea inspired cocktails are also available to enjoy, alongside a menu of sparkling wines. Afternoon Tea runs from 12-6pm, with last bookings at 5pm, with prices starting from £33 per person midweek.
All restaurants and bars at The Municipal Hotel Liverpool – MGallery are now open and available to book, with each menu filled with new and regularly changing dishes and drinks to discover, underpinned with 5-star service.
Bookings can be made here. Exclusive packages including the Memorable Moment package will also be launching soon, featuring a one-of-a-kind experience which combines a 360 tour of the iconic Liver Building with an afternoon tea at Botanic Tearoom and an overnight stay in the hotel.