[Liverpool, Albert Dock] Any reccs?
We're going to the Mondrian exhibition at the Tate and will need lunch.
I know the Dock is not fertile territory for good eating but I'm currently very limited in my walking ability and need somewhere on the immediate plot. Any "best of a bad lot" recc, please?
(Ate at the Spice Lounge last trip and thought it OK - but only OK)
The Albert dock is a bit of a desert, but if you fancy just snacks, then Vinea is a good call - it's basically a wine bar with charcuterie and other stuff, but as you don't drink, it might not suit you. It is a nice independent place in a dock full of chains though.
The Tate café can be quite good, but not cheap.
The Maritime Museum has a restaurant which is supposed to be good, but I've not been - only round the corner from the Tate.
The only other place in the dock I have heard decent reports on, aside from East z East, is Gusto - but it's a chain and I've not been, so can't comment.
Gusto's part of the Living Ventures Group, along with Blackhouse Grills and Manchester House (Aiden Byrne's place in Manc), and a couple of other places. Decent enough mini-chain Italian.
I'd forgotten the Maritime Museum - I've eaten there once, years back, when I was doing some research in their archives. I have a vague recollection it was OK.