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The Workshop, Liverpool, Merseyside

The Workshop

4.5
4.5
146 Reviews
£25 and under
British
Serving up a fabulous small plate menu alongside our deli & No.1 Sunday roast. We pride ourselves on sourcing local ingredients - why not take a look at our menu and see what takes your fancy?

The Workshop celebrates the hospitality industry with a unique take on a small plate restaurant. Our ground floor wine bar offers 40 different wines. The wine list will take you on a journey across the globe, from the crowd pleasing to the not so readily available grape. All wines available by the glass. Matching this is our first floor restaurant, which has a big seafood influence, alongside vegetarian and meat dishes, helping to create our small plate menu.
All menus on site are indicative of the food we serve

Our busy bar also throws up a good selection of craft ales, fully stocked gin bar & not forgetting our cocktail menu. So call in and sample our family run venue with over 50 years experience in providing good quality food & drinks.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 5 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    British, European

  • Hours of Operation

    Lunch Wed–Fri 11:00–16:00 Dinner Wed–Sat 17:00–21:00 Sun 12:00–19:00

  • Phone number

    0151 329 2797

  • Payment Options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

  • Area

    Crosby

  • Parking Details

    Street Parking

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Dancing, Dog Friendly, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeaway, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 146 people are saying

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4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

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    Neighbourhood Gem

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  • Liverpool/Merseyside

    Vibrant Bar Scene

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    Best Overall

  • Liverpool

    Best Food

  • Liverpool

    Best Service

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  1. a

    amchatt7

    Liverpool

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely amazing food once again. We are so lucky to have this fantastic restaurant so close by. The Panko oysters were incredible, octopus special was most certainly that, delicious! The risotto was so creamy and flavourful and Andy’s steak was perfect….best peppercorn sauce ever! Steve’s wine recommendations were perfect!
  2. SH

    SimonH

    Devon

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Really good food, very friendly staff, dog welcomed too! I would recommend it especially if you like tapas type food. Good location and easy parking on streets nearby.
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Liverpool

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 17 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious 😋
  4. A

    Andy

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 July 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience3
    Changed menu since last visit to a summer menu - wasn’t overly impressed with variety. Shame there wasn’t anything on par with the beef shin we had at Christmas. Food was all average for the price. Best thing we had was the tandoori cauliflower as was the only thing with good flavours. Chicken thighs were disappointing. And the risotto was all very mushy and runny. Service was great though, although felt very rushed as we were only table upstairs and the kitchen was closing apparently. cocktails and drinks were excellent though.
  5. LB

    LynnB

    Liverpool

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We’d not been to the restaurant for sometime & were not disappointed. The food was lovely & well presented. The two young ladies working, one called Maddie, were so pleasant & helpful with us deciding on choice of food. We had such a lovely experience there.
  6. KB

    KeithB

    Liverpool

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 14 July 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    The pigeon slider was amazing- inventive & really tasty. Other dishes were very good- squash risotto & marinated boquerones amongst them
  7. EB

    EileenB

    Liverpool

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Spotlessly clean venue. Friendly,knowledgeable and professional staff (male and female, sorry names not known) Some dishes not available as awaiting supplies. Alternative options accommodated and included in small plates offer. Would definitely go again. Thank You
  8. JO

    JOEL

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 June 2022

    overall3food4service2ambience3
    Often reviews can vary due to expectations. And here I got disappointed from the start due to those expectation. I had look at the menu online and was really looking forward to trying some of the dishes. But the menu was totally different when I arrived and not that interesting. The food was ok, well it was nice. The atmosphere was a bit too noisy (music a bit too loud) for my liking, but we could still hear each other. But the service was fairly bad. All staffs were very nice and smiley, but one came and took the carafe of wine even though there was still some left in it and then another one started to pick up stuff put it on my unfinished plate and then asked if I was finished. I wasn't but it was a bit too late to ask. I went a bit out of my way to try this place, so i don't think I'll go back. I might have given them another chance if I was local. But I would wait for the next menu change.
  9. SR

    SimonR

    London

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 25 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lovely food and great service.
  10. a

    amchatt7

    Liverpool

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 22 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Mid week special of 3 small plates and a glass of fizz for £19.99 was amazing, food is so flavourful and delicious!
  11. K

    Kidda

    Liverpool

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 June 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    3rd time visit, Last 2 times for Sunday lunch got to say it’s possibly the nicest roast dinner I have had in any restaurant in Liverpool, Absolutely fantastic
  12. SP

    SimonP

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Faultless as always. Quite superb. If you haven't been before you surely must
  13. RB

    RobertB

    Liverpool

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 26 May 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    Pretty good overall, nice spot for local mid week meal. Would return again and recommend to others.
  14. PR

    PaulR

    Liverpool

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious range of food - lots of local sourced ingredients. Great service and atmosphere.
  15. C

    Cd24

    Liverpool

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great atmosphere and amazing quality food. Roasts were fantastic.
  16. SL

    SammyLeigh

    Liverpool

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 13 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food as usual, staff are always lovely and friendly, cocktails are boss and good wine selection. Always our local fave!
  17. TB

    TraceyB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We had the roast dinner which was beautifully served, each individual item was well seasoned and so tasty! Plenty of it and served hot. Lots of gravy a big plus as I always find this lacking in most roast dinners. Will definitely be returning and would encourage anyone to go and try……..
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Liverpool

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 10 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Roast lamb dinner was delicious and good portion size Service fabulous as always and great music to set the atmosphere for a chilled Sunday
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Liverpool

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 9 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Another amazing meal and drinks!
  20. SP

    SimonP

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 8 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food, truly wonderful! Quite an emphasis on a fishy menu but all the better for it. Ox cheek sharing plate was epic too. Knowledgeable and friendly staff. An absolute pleasure and great value. Superb cocktails also
  21. DS

    DaveSarahH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a beautifully, intimate table for two to celebrate 15 years of marriage. TWS is a local to us, small plates restaurant with a stunning menu and top class service laid out in a locally infamous, gorgeous industrial but warm and inviting setting. We were met by the beautiful Adele who talked us through the menu and told us about the specials which where truly mouth watering! She described perfectly how the small plates worked which was absolutely en pointe for us! We wanted a nice long evening together with a constant supply of food (and drink)! All the food was bought to the table superbly fresh and just as soon as it was prepared and cooked. Properly fresh and exquisitely prepared for our palettes! We decided on the mussels chowder, tikka cauliflower and pigeon Wellington as three of our selection of plates. It was such a difficult selection as all the choices were so tempting. The charcuterie and skin on fries sides were unreal! The offer of prosecco and specialist ale on arrival was too good to refuse and the wine which accompanied the rest of the meal was just gorgeous. Please come dine here if you are into faultless food, super service and brilliant bar selections, you will not be disappointed I guarantee xxxx
  22. R

    Rimbo

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 March 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    Rude staff, obviously did not want kids in the restaurant (despite it only being 5.20pm) Website inaccurate and not updated with certain menus unavailable. Walked out without even ordering a drink. Hopefully new restaurant a couple of doors down will be more welcoming as this place needs a personality transplant and understand it’s not some 3 star gastro pub in the city centre. Worst visit to restaurant/bar my family has had in a long time. Could not get out quick enough.
  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Liverpool

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 27 March 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    We all had the Sunday Roast for mothers day and it was so delicious. Every bite of it! I've been here many times for their small plates, which are also amazing, this was the first 'large meal' experience from them, and it was just unbelievably perfect. Honestly!
  24. W

    Wayne

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 March 2022

    overall2food3service2ambience1
    Service was fair but could have been better, food was good but a bit to expensive for what it is. Seating is a little cramped but other than that was okay
  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 13 March 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    Great food, atmosphere, service
  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Liverpool

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fabulists as always!
  27. HE

    HayleyE

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A fab selection of food and wine, great atmosphere and really attentive and lovely staff. We had a great night!
  28. CO

    COLETTE

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 February 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had lunch Friday afternoon. Service was excellent as was the food and wine. It’s always consistently good, whether day or evening. Menu changes regularly and some beautiful dishes. Pigeon Wellington was a first and was very good. Blackened Mackerel beautiful as was the Tuna. Try it, you’ll be hooked.
  29. TE

    TEJL

    London

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 20 February 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic roast - loved it. The quality of food and flavour was brilliant.
  30. M

    Mary

    Liverpool

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 February 2022

    overall3food2service3ambience3
    Very very over priced dishes. Ordered fish of the day cost nearly £12 and it was a tiny piece of fish. Food is nice but certainly not value for money in respect of any of the dishes.
  31. HC

    HC23

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 16 February 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food, portions are small, baileys pudding was amazing
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cheshire

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 February 2022

    overall2food1service3ambience3
    Went here when it was Charlie Parker’s a few years ago and it was very nice but I didn’t rate this place Didn’t enjoy the experience Menu not extensive enough Won’t be going back

    The WorkshopResponded on 16 February 2022Dear Mr/Mrs Anonymous, I don’t know whether you are the same person who last reviewed the restaurant 7 days ago, If you are the same person thanks for coming back. Can you provide more details 1. Why didn’t you rate it? 2. The time you visited 3. what you had 4. Why is menu not extensive enough? I will then be able to respond to your comments. You say you ‘went here when it was Charlie Parker’s a few years ago’ We are not connected to the former operator that closed 8 years ago. Neil

  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Liverpool

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 5 February 2022

    overall2food2service2ambience2
    Food was overly priced for what you had, restaurant lacked atmosphere

    The WorkshopResponded on 16 February 2022Dear Mr/Mrs Anonymous, could you provide more details of your visit so we can establish 1. Who you are 2. What did you eat 3. What time you visited us ? Thank you Neil

  34. SW

    SandraW

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 February 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience3
    Really nice staff although perhaps a little inexperienced. Dishes taken away while one of us was still eating, waitress interrupted by another staff member while she was talking to us. A major issue was the duck with cous cous small plate. My friend is coeliac and was told the dish was GF. However it had pearl barley with the cous cous and was definitely not GF. Staff very apologetic and provided another one without the bed of cous cous/barley. Rather expensive for small plates. Very small table for four of us too. But appreciate it's a small place and everyone is just trying to make a good living!
  35. J

    Jenn

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 January 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    We were seated upstairs which was lovely, very busy in the bar, so a little bit of a wait on the drinks but the staff were very apologetic and attentive and took money off the bill without us asking. We didn’t mind at all. Food was amazing as always. Can’t wait to go back.
  36. M

    Moogle

    Liverpool

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 January 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    The service was lovely but the value for small plate portion sizes was very poor. Oysters were £13 for 3. That's almost £4 per oyster - which was ridiculous. The menu options were very limited for a small plates style menu. There were only about three options per section, fish, meat, sides, etc. The service was nice but I wouldn't recommend unless you want to feel poorer and hungrier than when you went in.
  37. AK

    AndreaK

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 January 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Staff were very attentive. Food was outstanding. Beef short ribs were especially delicious.
  38. MG

    MichelleG

    Liverpool

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 31 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was really good quality and excellent service all round.
  39. G

    Graham

    Liverpool

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 December 2021

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Food was very nice, as was the wine. Prompt & courteous staff. Nice venue. Would recommend
  40. EL

    EmilyL

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 15 December 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Love the atmosphere here. Food good value on the weekday offer. Service prompt and polite. We all enjoyed ourselves.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

The Workshop offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at 0151 329 2797.

The Workshop is rated 4.5 stars by 146 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a booking

2 people

19:00


Booked 5 times today
Google Map for The Workshop

47 Crosby Road North, Liverpool, Merseyside L22 4QB

Additional information

  • Area

    Crosby

  • Hours of Operation

    Lunch Wed–Fri 11:00–16:00 Dinner Wed–Sat 17:00–21:00 Sun 12:00–19:00

  • Cuisines

    British, European

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking Details

    Street Parking

  • Payment Options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Dancing, Dog Friendly, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeaway, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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