Caesar’s Palace, Damon’s and Golden Phoenix: 13 of Liverpool’s most missed eating places

Caesars Palace Damons and Golden Phoenix 13 of Liverpools most

All of us have nice reminiscences of a favorite restaurant that sadly has closed its doorways for good.

Most of the hottest eating places in Liverpool have been open for many years, welcoming generations of {couples} and households, now lost forever.

We requested Liverpool Echo readers to call a few of their favourite restaurants to go to in Liverpool which can be now not round – and listed here are simply among the hottest venues you urged.

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This record is not at all exhaustive and plenty of others might have made it onto a for much longer record.

The eating places listed right here, nonetheless, repeatedly got here up within the feedback and positively have a particular place in our hearts.

So get able to reminisce with 13 of your hottest options for many missed eating places.

Caesar’s Palace

Caesar’s Palace restaurant on Renshaw Road Liverpool in 2004

Renshaw Road was a hub for foodies all through the 90s, however by 2008 Caesar’s Palace, one of the widespread venues, was gone.

Whereas Uncle Sam’s on Renshaw Road relocated to Daring Road, Caesar’s Palace sadly closed its doorways for good.

Andrea Sumner mentioned: “I bear in mind my sister taking me there for one among my birthdays and going for a mates birthday as nicely. Cherished it there.”

Victoria Cuckson mentioned: “Practically all our household birthdays have been in Caesar’s Palace. Everybody appreciated it, even the fussy eaters. Massive loss.”

Valerie O’Neill mentioned: “Caesar’s Palace… used to eat there after each matchday!”

Whereas Yvonne Rankine mentioned: “Their potato skins have been the perfect”.

San San

San San restaurant on Lime Street, Liverpol. September 2008
San San restaurant on Lime Road, Liverpol. September 2008

San San on Lime Road was one other widespread alternative with ECHO readers.

Mick Cannon mentioned: “The San San regarded a dive however the meals was spot on.”

Sarah Johnson mentioned: “The San San, pretty meals there.”

Sue Pilkington mentioned: “[I] used to like the businessman’s lunch there. Cheap value and good meals.”

Whereas Maureen Bason mentioned: “San San, Lime Road. Pretty environment and employees and most of all scrumptious meals.”

Uncle Sam’s

Uncle Sam's on Bold Street, Liverpool
Uncle Sam’s on Daring Road, Liverpool

Each child’s favorite restaurant, Uncle Sam’s on Renshaw Road was a magical expertise.

From the enormous bear that stood within the nook to the wishing nicely you simply needed to go to, Uncle Sam’s by no means allow you to down.

In 2013, the restaurant moved to Daring Road however shocked its loyal prospects when it closed for good in 2019.

Ged Toohey mentioned: “[I] had my very first burger in there! I felt lifeless American!!”

Paul Golding mentioned: “Uncle Sam’s, what a terrific place that was.”

Whereas Lynchy XI mentioned: “Uncle Sam’s, only for the Spare Ribs.”


Damon's Restaurant in Speke.
Damon’s Restaurant in Speke

The restaurant which gave individuals free meals on their birthday for 1 / 4 of a century closed in 2017 and the premises was remodeled into an all-you-can-eat Chinese language buffet.

Damon’s on Speke Highway had been a draw for Liverpool diners with its trademark ribs because it opened in 1992.

Marta Dalasińska mentioned: “Damon’s restaurant in Speke. Greatest place for ribs and steak.”

Rachel Smith mentioned: “Damon’s in Speke – gutted when it closed.”

Whereas Millie Kehoe mentioned: “Damons in Speke. Omg, I miss the ribs a lot.”

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Nolita Cantina

Nolita Cantina Restaurant & Bar on Bold Street
Nolita Cantina Restaurant & Bar on Daring Road

In 2020, the Daring Road American fashion restaurant Nolita Cantina closed after seven years.

Stu Stephenson mentioned: “Nolita Cantina on Daring Road. Among the greatest burgers and sandwiches I’ve ever tasted. Completely gutted me once they closed down.”

Whereas Ami Weir mentioned: “100% agree with Nolita Cantina. Each time I stroll down Daring Road I say how a lot I miss it. Greatest veggie/vegan burgers I’ve ever had.”


Tso's Oriental buffet. Queen Square, Liverpool
Tso’s Oriental buffet. Queen Sq., Liverpool

In January 2019, one of many metropolis’s hottest Chinese language eating places and Liverpool establishment, Tso’s on Queen Sq., closed as bailiffs took over the premises.

Many commented to say Tso’s was the restaurant they missed probably the most whereas David Watterson mentioned: “My favorite for over 15 years.”

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Jenny’s Seafood Restaurant

Jenny's Sea Food Restaurant, Fenwick Street, Liverpool city centre
Jenny’s Sea Meals Restaurant, Fenwick Road, Liverpool metropolis centre

Though the restaurant has closed, the title remains to be widespread in Liverpool.

It was as soon as so widespread, diners hoping to go to the institution needed to pre-book their desk far upfront.

Nonetheless, since its closure it’s now a thriving bar, shortening its title now to ‘Jenny’s’ however proof of the restaurant stays, as indicators can nonetheless be seen above the bar entrance.

Faye Sinnott mentioned: “Jennys Seafood Restaurant on Fenwick Road and Berni inn have been each birthday locations that I beloved as a child.”

Faye Sinnott referred to as Jenny’s “an incredible restaurant.”

El Macho

El Macho on Hope Street, Liverpool
El Macho on Hope Road, Liverpool

El Macho on Hope Road shut its doorways in 2010, however the Mexican restaurant had been a Liverpool eating favorite by way of the Eighties and Nineteen Nineties.

Joan Madigan mentioned: “El Machos, Hope St. Merely the perfect ever.”

Whereas Faye Sinnott mentioned the margaritas have been “to die for!”

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60 Hope Road

60 Hope Street
60 Hope Road

Extensively regarded as the ‘best’ in Liverpool for a few years, 60 Hope Road closed its doorways in March 2020 throughout the top of the pandemic after 22 years.

The restaurant had a prestigious fame and was as soon as among the many eating places the AA mentioned served the perfect meals in Britain.

Joan Daverin mentioned “60 Hope Road – excellent” and several other others agreed.

Berni Inn

Where the Berni Inn was at the Pier Head
The place the Berni Inn was on the Pier Head

The Berni Inn restaurant and steakhouse on the Pier Head was a well-liked alternative with ECHO readers. There was additionally one other Berni Inn in Trade Flags.

Within the early 80s it served some classics with prawn cocktail, scampi and chips and Black Forest gateau all on the menu.

Diane Unsworth mentioned: “Bernie Inn on the river, we use to get taken there after we have been youngsters x”.

Tracey Moylan mentioned: “Berni Inn on the Pier Head. Cherished going there with my dad and brother as youngsters.”

Whereas Roy Lindo mentioned: “Can’t beat a superb previous Berni inn – nice steak and fab espresso.”

Golden Phoenix

Golden Phoenix Chinese restaurant on Hanover Street, Liverpool. September 2008
Golden Phoenix Chinese language restaurant on Hanover Road, Liverpool. September 2008

The Golden Phoenix was the primary Chinese language restaurant to reach within the metropolis, opening its doorways throughout the Sixties.

The favored restaurant was later demolished by Liverpool ONE developer Grosvenor in 2009 to make means for brand spanking new leisure and retail area.

It was a well-liked alternative for diners within the metropolis and was positioned near the place the Premier Inn now sits on Hanover Road.

Charlotte Aldis mentioned: “So many reminiscences of once I was youthful going there.”

Sue Evans reminisced: “Late-night Christmas procuring on Thursday and end off in The Phoenix on Hanover avenue.”

Whereas Pauline Begley mentioned: “My mum all the time took me for the enterprise lunch after we have been procuring in Liverpool.”

Buca Di Bacco

Bucca Di Bacco restaurant, Harrington Street, Liverpool
Bucca Di Bacco restaurant, Harrington Road, Liverpool

Buca Di Bacco on Harrington Road fostered a loyal and cult following of consumers who swore by its pasta dishes.

Tucked away from the primary street, its stairs led to a small basement flooring eatery the place welcoming smells of scorching Italian meals greeted hungry diners.

Ali Peters mentioned: “Buca Di Bacco on Harrington St. Greatest Italian…used to go there so much for lunch with work. Cherished it and it was nice worth.”

Whereas Simone Cheng mentioned: “That garlic bread, [heart eyes emoji] by no means had something come near it. I Miss it a lot.”


Asha Indian restaurant on Bold Street, Liverpool
Asha Indian restaurant on Daring Road, Liverpool

Asha was the primary curry home to reach in Liverpool metropolis centre. Calcutta-born proprietor Dipak Choudhury opened the restaurant in 1964, the identical 12 months the Beatles launched A Onerous Day’s Night time and Can’t Purchase Me Love.

Sadly this historic Daring Road curry home closed its doorways in 2010.

A number of nominated this historic restaurant, whereas Carol O’Neill commented that it was “all the time our favorite restaurant”.

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