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Maritime Dining Room

Situated on the top floor of Merseyside Maritime Museum, the Maritime Dining Room offers modern, locally sourced food, all freshly-made by our team of talented in-house chefs.

You can enjoy a fantastic range of dishes while admiring stunning views of the Albert Dock and Liverpool waterfront. Our afternoon tea and Sunday roasts are particularly popular - find out more below or call us on 0151 478 4056.

Please note that the Maritime Dining Room is fully booked on Friday 23 February. The Quayside Café on the ground floor is open as usual on this date.


Mother's Day 2018

If  you're looking for a special way to say thank you this Mother's Day, our chefs at the Maritime Dining Room have created a wonderful menu using the best locally-sourced ingredients, with two or three course options available from £16.95*.

Our afternoon tea is also available to book for Mother's Day. With savoury modern favourites, delicious homemade cakes and delicate pâtisserie served in historic surroundings, it'll be a memorable treat for your much-loved Mum.  

*Please note that bookings for our special Mother's Day offer requires a £5 non-refundable deposit and orders must be placed seven days in advance.

© Mark McNulty Maritime Dining Room's south facing windows have a great view of the historic Albert Dock. From the Maritime Dining Room's north windows you can see Liverpool's famous waterfront, including the Museum of Liverpool and the Liver Building at the Pier Head. © Ant Clausen

Afternoon tea

Our delicious and decadent afternoon tea includes a selection of savoury modern favourites, delicious homemade cakes and delicate pâtisserie, accompanied by freshly baked fruit scones served with homemade fruit conserve and fresh cream. Afternoon tea is served with an individual pot of loose-leaf tea. If you want to indulge or celebrate, why not add a quarter bottle of prosecco?

Sunday roasts

Sundays are always best spent catching up with family and friends over a delicious roast dinner. Relax and enjoy our two-course Sunday roast while taking in the stunning waterfront views. We offer a choice of Sunday roasts including traditional roast beef with crisp Yorkshire puddings, roast potatoes and seasonal vegetables. Follow your Sunday roast with your favourite dessert, such as our fabulously indulgent sticky toffee pudding with butterscotch sauce.

Celebrate with us

Whatever the occasion - a birthday, anniversary or a sophisticated hen party - we can make your special day a real celebration. Contact our restaurant manager to discuss your party requirements and make a booking today on 0151 478 4056. We can cater for parties of up to 175 guests.

Did you know that we have a civil ceremony licence for Merseyside Maritime Museum, so you can choose to hold your wedding reception or your whole ceremony with us? See our  weddings page to find out how we could make your big day really special.

Customer facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Highchairs
  • Free-standing tables and chairs
  • Sofas and relaxed seating area
  • Children's menu
  • Table service
  • Group packages available

Open daily 11.30am to 4.30pm. All purchases made in our shops, cafes and restaurant help to support National Museums Liverpool.

What our customers say

"Enjoy lunch the Nautical way - If you want a more unusual dining experience then head to the Maritime Dining Room, at the top floor of the Maritime Museum. You'll get great views of the docks, the Liverpool Big Wheel and will get to eat some incredible food."
Emma Rose Black, Huffington Post

"I'd highly recommend the Maritime Dining Room..." 
Dawn Collinson, Liverpool Echo


Corporate hire, private events and weddings

dining table laid ready for a meal

We offer a range of venues and spaces across our museums and galleries which are available for hire. Whether you prefer the stunning backdrop of the World Heritage Liverpool waterfront or Victorian architectural grandeur to host your event our venues are sure to leave a memorable impression.

Our venues are fully accessible and equipped with state of the art facilities, able to accommodate up to 600 people for corporate conferences, dinners, weddings, drinks receptions.

Please contact our Events team for more details on 0151 478 4780 or email us at

Visit our corporate hire pages for more information.