Festival Food & Drink Grill
Located on Liverpool’s vibrant Mathew Street, Festival operates over two floors and offers a choice of mouth-watering dining options. We are sure you will enjoy the eclectic menu we have put together. A festival experience in the city centre – come and join the party!
- Surfaces sanitised between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
- Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
I booked a table got the reference number I had a txt the day before I was due to go confirming everything then when we got there the place was shut!!! No txt email nothing!!
Good food and excellent service. The venue was extremely quiet due to the current situation which is clearly beyond the restaurant's control. Would imagine it would be very festive in 'normal' times. Would recommend.
Great place, lovely food and a great service. Thank you
Excellent venue decor great food and service fantastic can’t wait to go again next time we are in Liverpool many thanks
Food was delicious, although a little more salt was added than I would usually add myself. The service was great and free entry into the Cavern was the icing on the cake! Thank you for a great experience!
We had a lovely time food was amazing and we got free drinks because it was our anniversary
Lovely food , great service and a free tour of the Cavern club afterwards - perfect day
Popped in for an early dinner whilst spending a couple of days in Liverpool. Nice relaxed atmosphere, great selection of drinks, good grub and located in the heart of the Cavern Quarter. Ideal!
Food was beautiful. The staff were fast & efficient. Even though the place was busy, we got our food quickly.
Anyone visiting Liverpool must eat here. Excellent location and opposite the cavern club. Wonderful food and excellent service
It was a our 25th anniversary weekend,we had a fantastic day at the festival restaurant,Our table was perfect overlooking Mathew st.The food was wonderful,and the staff were very friendly.The restaurant had plenty of hand sanitizer and good social distancing.
Spotlessly clean, attentive staff, great location, (right opposite The Cavern), a little pricy but the food is of high quality. Have visited several times and will again.
Highly recommend the scouse....absolutely delicious!!
First time back since lock down. A warm welcome awaited us and the food was better than I remembered.
I see no reason to go elsewhere for food in Liverpool and Festival will always be our first choice.
This is our second time here we live it we took our friends this time with us and they also loved it
First time we have been in here and we really enjoyed it! Will definitely recommend and will certainly return 👍
Do not eat here if you think your going to get a free tour around the cavern club .This is the only reason we ate here as they offered it along side the meal but when we got there they refused the tour saying that it was not on that week !!!!! I did complain but was told to pay £5 a ticket instead to watch a solo singer , they could have emailed me to say it was not on and we would've eaten somewhere else .I would never go back .
The food was nice but the service wasn’t as great as I thought it was going to be. Left waiting for ages for someone to take drink orders/the bill. Struggled to get waiters attention and could notice other customers feeling the same. Would have understood if they were busy but it didn’t feel that busy
Great to be able to have a vegan lasagne and a delicious vegan chocolate tart for dessert. Very friendly, helpful staff. I ate there following an afternoon over the road in the Cavern Club during “Virtual” International Beatleweek. Lovely music in the restaurant - some Beatles but also Pink Floyd, Bob Dylan etc. Another time I will remember not to accept a seat at the high table next to the window - even on the high stool I could barely reach the table, so I was a bit of a messy eater! No-one’s fault, just one of those things and I have learned from the experience. I’m so pleased that the Cavern has been able to re-open the restaurant, the pub and now the club. There are people the world over wishing this business a successful transition through this very difficult time.
Very quirky place. Good atmosphere and lovely food.
Great meal , service and value for Money, would go again
Food was great and staff very friendly would highly recommend
Excellent food, staff and service!!
Loved the free tour of The Cavern too.
As the menu was completely different to that on the website decided not to eat with you
Great food great service under these tough restrictions definitely eat here again
Restaurant had just re-opened after Covid 19, we had visited the Cavern Club earlier in the day as part of our restaurant booking which was a bonus and was expecting the restaurant to be lively, buzzing (like the street outside) with lots of Cavern Club related events/memorabilia, however we found the atmosphere flat and disappointing with not a lot to associate it with the Cavern Club, food was lovely, service and how they worked in line with Covid was excellent...we had a window seat so plenty to see and watch outside which was fun
We are there 3 times. We really enjoyed every meal we had. Great place!
great food and service, I would highly recommend.
Excellent food steak cooked perfectly , staff polite and friendly
Definitely recommend and call again if in liverpool
Advisable to use book a table and book ahead
Great food, great service & friendly staff. In a great location & would definitely come back!
Cannot fault service or food. It was my husbands 50th birthday and he was given a free pint and the staff brought out dessert with a candle in and sang happy birthday. As in all the restaurants in Liverpool, staff were incredibly friendly and made us feel very welcome. Loved it!
Welcoming, warm with good choice of music & pub food! Marianna was particularly delightful. Thank you for a lovely first evening in Liverpool!
Best steak we've had. Definitely recommend. Good value for money
Excellent food. Went after theatre trip to Liverpool Empire. Thoroughly enjoyed
Great location if interested in live music and visiting The Cavern. Food was enjoyable
Great food , lovely staff , healthy food was an easy choice , service could be a little slow on the whole it was a great place , loved it !
The staff were extremely friendly and the food was delicious. Would definitely come again.
Best steak I’ve had for a very long time !! January deal half price brilliant
Great atmosphere, super friendly service, yummy cocktails, tasty steaks, great music - perfect start to our Liverpool trip!
Hospitality was second to none from the moment we walked through the door.
We arrived early for our booking but was shown our table straight away. There was an offer on for 50% off food which we had booked, but honestly we would visit again next time we’re in the city regardless of any offers.
We had window seats and it was nice to watch the world go by. All staff were very helpful and friendly, with one even fetching a drink on the house as we were there for a landmark birthday.
Really good food, took a while to get service, but would definitely go back.
Festival Food & Drink Grill does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo.
Festival Food & Drink Grill is rated 4.4 stars by 166 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.