11 Liverpool restaurants recommended by celebrity chefs and food critics

These popular restaurants in and around Liverpool are highly recommended by famous foodies and Hollywood stars, including Jay Rayner, Marcus Wareing, Nigella Lawson and Ryan Reynolds.

The food and drink scene in Liverpool continues to go from strength to strength, with more restaurants than ever listed in the prestigious Michelin guide and new venues springing up all over the city.

The region also attracts some of the best palates in the foodie business with recommendations from The Observer food critic Jay Rayner, the King’s stepson and cookbook author Tom Parker Bowles and Masterchef judge Marcus Wareing.

Not all of their suggestions are Michelin-starred restaurants either. The eateries they have reviewed are suitable for a variety of budgets and tastes, ranging from a family-run bakehouse to fine dining.

The Liverpool region has also had some high-profile celebrity diners giving glowing reviews of the food. Hollywood star Ryan Reynolds declared one Indian restaurant the 'best in Europe'.

So, here are 11 eateries in and around Liverpool, recommended by famous foodies and celebrities.