Delifonseca Dockside

Delifonseca Dockside, Brunswick Way, Liverpool, United Kingdom, L3 4BN
Critics Review 15/20
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Friday - Saturday: 9.30am - late
Sunday: 9.30am - 5.45pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Families and Children Welcome

About Delifonseca Dockside

Martin Cooper has been head chef for Delifonseca since we opened way back in 2006. Whilst now part-time, he is still responsible for many of our signature dishes featured in our Deli classic section of the menu along with our hand-raised pies, mutton curries and kicking hummous! Even before his tenure with us, Martin was already a bit of a local culinary legend for those of a certain generation having been the chef proprietor of the Armadillo restaurant in the Cavern Quarter through the 80’s and 90’s.

The rest of the dishes are created by Carl Pritt our sous chef and our new head chef Gareth Penn who has come to us from the south east via London and Suffolk where he’s honed his skills.

The ample parking at Dockside and its position only a mile from the centre of the city going south on the riverside commuter route (Sefton St A5036) attract a diverse crowd. Regulars range from foodies to families, local workers & residents to lunching business suits.

Our restaurant has a great reputation for good friendly service. Manager Tom Ford and his trusty lieutenants Ceri-anne, Mandie & Karen have a reputation for going the extra mile. As a family friendly venue, we have put together a children’s menu containing our classic dishes; smaller portions of blackboard dishes may be also available.

Cuisine: International
Dress Code: Casual
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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 Friday, 18 September 2020

Excellent and Tom is a star!

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Visited On Friday, 18 September 2020

Great service as usual and always welcoming. Lovely food, and relaxing atmosphere.

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Visited On Friday, 18 September 2020

Service And Food first class as usual.

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Visited On Friday, 18 September 2020

Brilliant to see that Delifonseca is as good as ever, imaginative and well cooked food (and plenty of it). Nice safe atmosphere, and great , friendly and efficient service. My favorite place to eat in the whole North West

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Visited On Thursday, 17 September 2020

Inventive menu, fantastic quality food and lovely service. Really appreciated that you found us a small bar of chocolate from Deli when we couldn’t fit in a whole dessert!

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Visited On Thursday, 17 September 2020

We always enjoy meals at Delifonseca and have missed you during lockdown. Had a lovely lunch yesterday, the sirloin steak was some of the best we'd tasted! Look forward to seeing you again soon

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Visited On Thursday, 17 September 2020

It was nice to have our first meal out since February with you and thank you for the cup cake.

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Visited On Thursday, 17 September 2020

Excellent as always and felt very Covid safe. Will be back!

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 September 2020

Wonderful food Love the menu. Good variety to choose from

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 August 2020

safe place to eat

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 September 2020

Lovely food, slightly more than I would usually pay for lunch but expected for the menu and service. Staff amazing as ever and food delicious. Thankyou, will see you soon

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Visited On Tuesday, 15 September 2020

Always well looked after. Excellent COVID-19 protocol

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Visited On Tuesday, 15 September 2020

Excellent service , food and wine. Good atmosphere and very clean so to give you confidence An enjoyable lunch , thank you

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Visited On Tuesday, 15 September 2020

Difficult to book Off- putting

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Visited On Thursday, 10 September 2020

Regularly go to the foodhall, first time in the restaurant and I've already booked to go again. Was excellent!

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Visited On Saturday, 12 September 2020

We had a wonderful meal - thank you. Food was amazing and the service faultless.

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Visited On Monday, 14 September 2020

Always enjoy visiting the Delifonseca Dockside; quality, service & value assured.

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Visited On Sunday, 13 September 2020

We went for birthday breakfast and all Covid safety measures in place made our visit really relaxed. We have never had a bad experience whenever we visit, staff are always attentive but not intrusive.

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Visited On Sunday, 13 September 2020

We had a fab time on Sunday, the roasts were amazing & thank you for the best chips for the children too....we will definitely be back. Staff were great great the service was excellent. See you soon

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Visited On Sunday, 13 September 2020

Brilliant service from the young chap with the jokes and Tom is boss 👍🏻. What more can I say.

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Visited On Sunday, 13 September 2020

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Visited On Sunday, 13 September 2020

I think you need some more staff as yesterday they were run raged

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Visited On Saturday, 12 September 2020

Lovely atmosphere, great food, excellent service. Thank you!

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Visited On Saturday, 12 September 2020

I have never had a bad experience at Delifonseca and yesterday was no exception. I feel safe eating their because of the measures in place due to Covid . The food and service are still excellent.

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Visited On Friday, 11 September 2020

Really Nice staff

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