Autumn’s Hottest Arrivals – Ten New Openings to Visit in Liverpool

The last two months have delivered some incredible new openings in and around the city. Here’s our recap of the ten best new food, drink & entertainment hotspots for you to visit in Liverpool!


Spice Thai

Popular independent street food venue Spice Thai opened a brand new venue on Liverpool’s Castle Street in October, and they’re serving up their signature dishes of stir-fries and currys, not forgetting the pad kee mao ‘drunken’ noodles which are traditionally eaten after a big night out prevent the inevitable hangover. And of course you have to order Instagram’s favourite new trend – the Nom Yen or ‘Pink Milk’.

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Spearheaded by the creative minds behind renowned kitchens such as Bone & Block and Barnacle, Picar brings a fresh twist to traditional Spanish cuisine with its small plates concept which launched at Duke Street Market in October. At Picar, the focus is on ‘Spanish home cooking’ drawing inspiration from a treasure trove of authentic Spanish recipes collected by Picar’s chefs following their recent travels across Spain.

Find out more HERE.



We said hello to Mahalo in September, the city’s first fine-dining Burger concept located on Dale Street. The burgers are already proving to be a hit with guests, with one reviewer on TripAdvisor giving them 5 stars and saying “The food was stunning. I had the New Yorker burger which was quite simply one of the best burgers I’ve ever had – huge, imaginative and perfectly cooked.”

Find out more HERE.


Doogle’s Donuts

The local donut brand that customers say is “the best they’ve ever had” opened their fifth site in the city this October, with a brand new site on Allerton Road. The new site is located directly adjacent to another well-known independent – Dereks – and the relationship between the two brands goes back even further as Doogle’s have been supplying Dereks with donuts since their launch!

Find out more HERE.


Seoul Plaza

The leading importer of Korean food in the UK – Korea Foods – opened their newest site in the  city this October. Seoul Plaza is located in St John’s Plaza and sells an extensive range of Japanese, Chinese and Thai products as well as traditional Korean foods.

Find out more HERE.



Bamboo brought their unique take on brunch to Bold Street in September, and customers are already calling it “the best brunch in Liverpool”. Boasting a delicious range of breakfast and brunch classics including Pancake Stacks and French Toast with homemade lemon curd for those with a sweet tooth, through to Shakshuka and a Full English for those who like it savoury. The stunning interior is also worthy of a picture or two for the ‘gram.

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Joe & The Juice

The latest international brand to land in the city is Joe & The Juice, who opened their second site in the city in September. The contemporary juice and coffee chain that has taken the world by storm, infusing a vibrant and energetic spirit into the realm of cafe culture. Founded in 2002 by Kaspar Basse in Copenhagen, Denmark, the company began as a small juice bar with a focus on high-quality, fresh ingredients and an innovative approach to blending flavours.

Find out more HERE.


Big Fang Karaoke

Big Fang Karaoke isn’t just any karaoke joint – it’s an immersive journey into the realm of retro futurism, where technology knows no bounds and creativity reigns supreme. Brought to you by the founders of Ghetto Golf and Golf Fang, Big Fang launched in September and has proven to be a hit with some of the city’s finest voices…

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In September we welcomed MĀNUKA, a delightful neighbourhood restaurant named after the revered Manuka honey native to New Zealand and Australia. MĀNUKA invites you to embark on a gastronomic journey like no other, with a menu brimming with locally sourced produce and modern Antipodean dishes that capture the essence of sunny Southern Hemisphere living promising a laid-back experience that encourages guests to savour life ‘sunny side up.’

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Danny C’s

Danny C’s opened its doors in October, combining the best elements of a tiki bar and a speakeasy. The 35-seat venue features feature food and drink from the Middle East, south east Asia and the Americas. Founder Danny Cunningham has worked as an independent beverage consultant across the globe and opened his own bar in Singapore before consulting on the opening of several rum distilleries in the Caribbean.

Find out more HERE

Doogle’s Donuts Open Fifth Site on Allerton Road
Mahalo opened just two weeks ago and is already proving to be a big hit with customers racking up 5* reviews on TripAdvisor and Google.
Popular street food venue Spice Thai has opened a brand new venue on Liverpool’s Castle Street.

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