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Delifonseca Dockside

Delifonseca Dockside, Brunswick Way, Liverpool, United Kingdom, L3 4BN
Critics Review 15/20
Restaurant info
Opening Information

Open 7 days a week.
Monday - Saturday: 8am - late
Sunday: 9.30am - 5pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome

About Delifonseca Dockside

Delifonseca Dockside and sister restaurant Fonseca's are famed for their blackboard menu of ever-changing dishes making the most of fresh, seasonal ingredients.
Dining is a real celebration in seasonal eating. The blackboard consists of 12-14 main meals with new dishes appearing each day which means there’s something fresh to discover every time.
Martin Cooper, who has been head chef since the business opened 10 years ago and current head chef Chris La Placa share Candice’s philosophy which is showcased on a menu reflecting what’s good to eat, right now. Diners will find a great choice of modern takes on traditional British favourites and global dishes. All made with the best of ingredients most of which can be purchased in the deli, whether they’re popping in for breakfast, lunch or a three-course evening meal.

Cuisine: International
Dress Code: Casual
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Critics Review
Review by Manchester Confidential's Angie Sammons
15/20
Lancashire hotpot is soothing food at its best; in this version, dices of lamb, stewed leek and carrot hide under a hat of crispy, golden potato. There is the right amount of stock: Too much and it would swim, too little and it would dry the meat which has endured a long and slow braise to take on all the flavours of the vegetables. Puddings, and the hot chocolate brownie is an excellent sliver of light sponge loveliness, with a deep cocoa content. Custard, cream or ice cream? I chose the latter which was the perfect foil.
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Visited On Saturday, 04 August 2018

4 stars was for dinner menu. If I was commenting purely on breakfast, which we had at Delifonseca, I would have only have given it 2/3 stars. Felt it was overpriced for what you got and waitress was not the best. I did ask for more toast - we received two very small pieces (to be shared by the two of us) with our English breakfast. I was told it was only one per order, but I did see her give one table 6 slices (for 3 people) and others also received 2 slices each. She did come up to us when we had finished eating to ask if we would like more toast, but it was a bit late then.

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Visited On Wednesday, 08 August 2018

An excellent meal, enjoyed by all three of us. Outstanding vegetarian option (Persian lentil and rice rissole etc). Service relaxed, friendly and efficient, as always. Thank you very much for a lovely evening.

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Visited On Tuesday, 07 August 2018

Fab food, fab service. Perfect

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Visited On Saturday, 04 August 2018

Brilliant restaraunt friendly staff can’t do enough for you can’t wait to return

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Visited On Thursday, 02 August 2018

Really lovely staff, great service, tasty food, relaxed environment and one of our favourite places.

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 July 2018

The food was delicious, location was lovely... service wasn't the best, one member of staff lovely and cuteous but the other two were scruffy and a bit abrupt when taking orders... not the usual service I have experienced in the past

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 July 2018

Good food and service

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Visited On Sunday, 29 July 2018

Excellent food,friendly helpful staff.

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Visited On Sunday, 29 July 2018

I love the food at this restaurant together with the friendly staff and located down on the docks allows you to park right outside.

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Visited On Saturday, 28 July 2018

Great place to meet friends for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Good food, relaxed environment and friendly efficient service.

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Visited On Saturday, 21 July 2018

Great service, great food, spot on!

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Visited On Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Always good food and service at the Dockside. It was very busy when we arrived but the service was very quick. I went back the next morning for the Delifonseca Breakfast as I took my car to Renault for a service. The breakfast was very good and I love the bread they use for the toast.

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Visited On Sunday, 15 July 2018

Wonderful refreshing gazpacho soup. Enjoyed very much the filo spinach parcel for mains. However not enough shade outside to sit comfortably in this warm weather - this is something that could be easily remedied given the existing rooftop covering.

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Visited On Sunday, 15 July 2018

Delicious food & great service

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Visited On Saturday, 14 July 2018

This was our first time at Delifonseca following a recommendation by our son. We were delighted by the quality and creativity of the meals on offer, the highly professional service and the value for money, however wine by the glass seemed overpriced. We watched the menu developing on the large blackboard - a great concept well implemented.

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Visited On Saturday, 14 July 2018

Service excellent

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Visited On Saturday, 14 July 2018

We've always enjoyed great food and friendly service at The Dockside DFS....quality all round 😊

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Visited On Sunday, 08 July 2018

Went here as a party of 12 for breakfast. One of our group had specific dietary requirements. all staff were really friendly and the service couldn't have been better. food was delicious.

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Visited On Saturday, 07 July 2018

Yet again a fantastic experience, food, drinks and service were excellent and we will definitely be back very soon.

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 July 2018

As always, everything was perfect. Staff are great, food is wonderful and we love visiting every time we travel south from Edinburgh. We always make a point of getting an overnight stay in Liverpool to come to Delifonseca.

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Visited On Thursday, 05 July 2018

Amazing as always

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Visited On Monday, 02 July 2018

Always receive excellent personal customer service. Fantastic food and a pleasure to visit.

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Visited On Sunday, 01 July 2018

All the staff were very attentive and the food was delicious

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Visited On Saturday, 30 June 2018

Outstanding service and fabulous food. Thank you for making my husbands 50th so special. We’ll be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 30 June 2018

Amazing breakfast. Good choices and tip top staff.

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