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The Liverpool family-friendly restaurants taking part in Eat Out to Help Out

3 years ago

By The Guide Liverpool

The Liverpool family-friendly restaurants taking part in Eat Out to Help Out

The kids have been chomping at the bit to get out and eat again – as have all the adults because it’s a great way of spending time together as a family.

And now restaurants are back open again, we’re being urged to Eat Out to Help Out…and we don’t need asking twice!

Throughout August, as an added incentive to go to restaurants, cafes and coffee shops, the Government is introducing Eat Out To Help Out, a promotion giving diners a discount of up to 50% when they eat in rather than takeaway at any of those who’ve signed up to take part.

The maximum discount available is £10 per person and you don’t have to do anything to claim it – everything will appear on the menu at full price, then the restaurant, pub or coffee shop will deduct the money off the bill and claim it back from the Government.

It’s only available on food and soft drinks you have on the premises from Monday to Wednesday and there’s no minimum spend.

Thousands of restaurants have signed up, including chains like McDonald’s, Burger King, Pizza Express and Pizza Hut which are always family-favourites. But here’s a few others in Liverpool you might like to go back to or try for the first time – and they’re all taking part…


The Liverpool ONE eaterie is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between, there’s a great menu with grills, fish and chicken dishes galore and lots of veggie dishes too like their Spiced Cauliflower and Butternut Squash Falafel Bowl. Kids can enjoy Little Bill’s Breakfast or mains including Little Bill’s Hamburger and Macaroni Cheese so everyone’s happy. Book here.

Gourmet Burger Kitchen

Who in the family doesn’t love a burger and these are some of the best with 100% 6oz British prime beef patties using selected cuts from grass reared cattle on independent farm along with meat-free vegan versions. The younger members of the family can enjoy a little burger (Cheeseburger, chicken or vegan burger) along with a small side, drink and ice cream. Time to tuck in at this Paradise Street restaurant. Book here.

Gino D’Acampo

The man himself reckons it’s his biggest and best ‘My Restaurant’ yet offering classic Italian dishes and other treats like a prosecco bar, summer terrace, games room, foto booth and more. Fab fun place for the family with a large ‘Bambino Menu’ filled with pasta and pizza dishes, chicken and fish options and tasty desserts. Book here.

Tavern & Co

]Voted Liverpool’s Most Family Friendly restaurant, it’s always a popular place with parents and tiny folk. The menu is chocka with home-made Mexican chillies, barbequed burgers, ribs and authentic creole and seafood dishes. A chilled-out atmosphere, good comfort food and the kids can get stuck into everything from BBQ ribs to a fish finger sandwich or pizza bagel. Book here.

Gusto Italian Liverpool

Where to start with this fabulous dockside Italian with classic pasta and pizzas as well as scrumptious salads, chicken, fish and steak dishes, all to be enjoyed with a fabulous view – and near to galleries like Tate Liverpool so you can really make it a family day out. There’s a great kids menu but chances are they’ll seize the chance to build their own mini burger or make their own sourdough pizza. Who wouldn’t?! Book here.

Bistro Pierre

Great classic French cuisine is guaranteed at this Button Street bistro with a selection of superb gallic-inspired dishes, and Le Menu des Enfants includes a great selection too from Le Poulet, Le Poisson and Le Pates that kids will love. Perfect for a fabulous dinner en famille and the chance to enjoy quality time together again. Book here.

Rococo Coffee House

Who doesn’t rate this fab coffee house, occupying a historic building on Lord street that was once head office for Radio Caroline pirate radio station! Nowadays, it’s one of the best places for breakfast and lunch and, while there’s no kids menu as such, it’s always filled with families as it’s an ideal place to eat while hitting the shops – and kids’ll love the range of sandwiches, wraps and paninis, as well as the smoothies and lush milkshakes. Book here.

Rudy’s Pizza 

Rudy’s can’t ‘wait to welcome you back to enjoy proper Neapolitan pizza after months of being apart’ and with help from Rishi to make it better value than ever, what are you waiting for? The Castle Street pizza place offers freshly baked pizzas with a range of toppings and, voted last year as 10th best pizza restaurant in the world by a travel and food website, it’s got to be worth a trip?! Book here.

Smoke & Dough

An experience in itself, your Smoke & Dough culinary journey begins with the first course of antipasti (assortment of salads, cold meat, and vegetables, and including traditional bread and pizza alongside dips) followed by the opening of the grill on your table and service of skewers and meats until you want to stop – or pause! Kids can eat with you or choose from the Kids Menu of Mac n Cheese, Chicken Nuggets or Cheese Slider. Book here.

There’s an Eat Out to Help Out tab in The Guide’s Liverpool’s Directory here and you can find a full list for any area by typing your postcode into venue finder via Liverpool BID Company here.


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