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The Art School Restaurant

The Lantern Room

The award-winning Art School Restaurant opened in September 2014. Over the last three years it has firmly established itself as Liverpool’s favourite restaurant with a reputation for excellence in food and service.

Acclaimed nationally and regionally, the restaurant was the 2017 Visit England Taste of England Winner. It has appeared in four Top 100 best U.K. restaurants including The Sunday Times Top 100 and the 2018 Harden’s Top 100 Best U.K. Restaurants. It has been awarded 2 AA Rosettes three years running and has received critical acclaim from both the Michelin and Good Food Guides.

Available to hire for exclusive use for celebrations, weddings, corporate events and dinners. The main dining room provides the ideal surroundings for discerning guests looking for a memorable occasion.

Chef Patron, Paul Askew, leads a team of international and local Chefs, Sommeliers and front of house to deliver the best quality seasonal food and service.

Chef will develop a special menu for the occasion using the finest ingredients of the season. Pescetarian, vegetarian and vegan menus are available alongside our pre-theatre, Excellence and Tasting menus.

Minimum number of guests: 30

Maximum number of guests: 54

You may download a copy of our Lantern Room private hire brochure here The Lantern Room.


The Lantern Room

The Moriarty Private Dining Rooms

In December 2017, The Moriarty Private Dining Rooms opened. Seating up to 28 guests the Moriarty Private Dining Rooms are served by their own dedicated private kitchen and bar.

Enjoy the renowned quality of Chef Askew’s menus – using only the finest local and seasonal ingredients, in sumptuous surroundings. The dining room is beautifully appointed with stunning finishes and artefacts from the Askew family global travels.

The Moriarty Rooms are fully self-contained with a bar area for reception drinks, a fully served kitchen, private washroom and clocks facility ensuring the height of discretion for that special occasion.

The private dining room is ideal for special occasions; small weddings, corporate breakfasts, meetings and dinners.

You may download a copy of our Moriarty Rooms private hire brochure here The Moriarty Rooms

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The Moriarty Rooms

The Art School Cellars

In September 2017 The Art School Cellars opened, a bespoke Champagne and wine cellar. A delightful space where Paul and his team share their handpicked selection of premium Champagnes, fine wines, British cheeses and artisan Charcuterie.

Inspired by the Pinchos of the Basque Country and the Delis of Italy, there are over 300 wines on offer and an extensive cocktail list coupled with fresh bread and small dishes available to order. All are prepared daily by The Art School Restaurant team.

The centre piece of the cellars is our Private Tasting Room. Suitable for up to 10 guests, it provides a gastronomic journey through matched foods and wines whilst our Sommeliers are on hand giving detailed explanations for each pairing.

Ideal for special occasion or for corporate entertaining, the Tasting Room experience offers exclusive use of one of the most delightful rooms in the city.

For that extra special occasion, the Cellars bar is available for private use – subject to a minimum fee.

Hosting up to 60 guests with a range of bespoke drink and canapes, small plates, Charcuterie and bread options available.

You may download a copy of our Art School Cellars private hire brochure here The Art School Cellars


The Art School Cellars


Private Tasting Room


For further information about all our private hire space, contact Sam on 0151 230 8600