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Summary

Paul Askew’s “seriously good” open-kitchen four-year-old with large skylight (“attractive if slightly Spartan”), near the Liverpool Philharmonic – is the most commented-on European restaurant in town, and many diners consider it “the star of the Liverpool food scene” thanks to his “excellent” tasting menus (there’s quite an array, and also a cheaper lunch and earlybird prix fixe alternative); and with the sourcing of high-quality local ingredients often commended. For a minority, though, the scoff seems more middling, and service – while “top quality” to most reporters – at times comes over as “a bit stuffy” or “inflexible”.

£94
 ££££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Paul Askew is constantly raising the bar” at his ambitious, open-kitchen two-year-old near the Liverpool Philharmonic – a contemporary space with a large glazed roof, “artfully suspended lights, very comfortable seating and sumptuous table linen”. From a variety of tasting menus (including a vegan option) the results are “gorgeous, with very attractive presentation” and “service is attentive but not intrusive”.

£94
 ££££
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

Just across the road from the Liverpool Philharmonic, Paul Askew’s year-old venture is “getting better all the time”. “It’s a beautiful, airy room with the kitchen visible through a long window”, service is “wonderful”, and there was more consistent praise this year for the “fantastic” cuisine.

£50
   ££
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

Paul Askew, formerly of the Hope Street Hotel and London Carriage Works, has opened a “gorgeous” new fine dining venture in a Victorian ex-children’s home; it's certainly a “bold” venture, and while fans proclaim the experience “superb”, sceptics cite “variable” food as proof that he's “not quite pulling it off so far”.

£49
   ££
3
Good
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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The Art School Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Art School Restaurant in L7, Liverpool by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Art School restaurant.
David R
Solid food cooked with flavour. Not a patch...
Reviewed 5 months, 18 days ago

"Solid food cooked with flavour. Not a patch on Roski "

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £27.00 £34.00
Dinner   £75.00
Pretheatre £27.00 £34.00
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 95.00 Always Available 7
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £26.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
Sugnall St, Liverpool, L7 7DX
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm-2 pm, 5 pm-9:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm-2 pm, 5 pm-9:30 pm
Thursday12 pm-2 pm, 5 pm-9:30 pm
Friday12 pm-2 pm, 5 pm-9:30 pm
Saturday12 pm-2 pm, 5 pm-9:30 pm
SundayCLOSED

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