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Pier Head, Liverpool L3 1BY, England
+44 151 236 2928
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Merseyside, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was ok, but their is no culture, they played dance music which was annoying and it was missing decoration, it was just plain like an air port restaurant, would have been nice to feel like I was in an authentic restaurant, tables are too close together, I could hear the people's conversation s next to us, which made me... More 

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Banstead, United Kingdom
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1,101 reviews
821 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 453 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly staff, lovely food, vegetable tempura was excellent, good cocktails and great views over the river from the panoramic windows. You need to book but they have an efficient online booking system, a comfortable waiting area and round tables which is always a bonus if there's more than 4 of you.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my one of favourite restaurant sea food mix noodle dish was amazing ,vegetable spring rolls are so tasty !i love that you can see where they are cooking.best scenery while you are eating !must try !

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second time I have been here and will probably call again. Location is great and table service excellent, the fact that they do not sell Sake but have a full bar and cocktails was a big disappointment, I know it is predominantly Japanese but what the hell. Also the apparent lack of coffee or any offer after the meal was... More 

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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited boxing night with my partner. Was quickly shown to a table and before we were sat down we had menus pushed into our hands and we were asked if we wanted prawn crackers whilst we decided what we wanted (the way we were asked implied they were complementary but when the bill arrived we had been charged for them).... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were all dolled up and ready to go having been told this is the place to go, but this is what happened to us. Arrived at the entrance to find name had been taken down incorrectly at time of booking, was suppose to be 'Fernando' not Amanda, kind of similar but i'm male. Anyway not a big deal as... More 

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58 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a cousins birthday meal, cocktail was to die for and food was really nice! Disappointed about the lack of Chinese dishes but I suppose that is to be expected when there are multiple genres of food on the menu.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I have been visiting this place for years and for the most part enjoyed it. It enjoys a unique location with stunning views. The staff are always courteous, and they offer an interesting/diverse menu. However a recent experience left a poor taste. I paid £60 a head for a truly average meal, that took far too long to reach my... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

This is a location location location restaurant looking out over the river and a short walk from Liverpool One. Service was absolutely fine despite a number of birthday celebrations going on at the same time Wine choice was a bit limited but when the main course came along it was the best sea bass I have tasted. Perfectly cooked and... More 

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Whiston
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

As mentioned by other reviewers this Pan Asian restaurant is perfectly situated, especially during the summer months when you can sit on the terrace facing Liverpool's magnificent 3 Graces. Unfortunately, whilst dining the outlook is of the Wirral side of the Merseyside which is less pleasing on the eye. However, the food is generally of a superior quality and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$39 - US$49
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pier Head, Liverpool L3 1BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Liverpool
  • Phone Number: +44 151 236 2928
Description
New Pan Asian restaurant opened on Liverpool waterfront in March 2010

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?