Café and shop

busy museum cafe

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The Waterfront Café

The Waterfront café is situated on the ground floor, accessible from both the museum atrium and outdoor terrace area. Relax and enjoy breakfast, a delicious lunch, a light snack or tea and cakes while taking in the views of the famous Liverpool waterfront, including the 'Three Graces'. 

Choose from a range of hot food made by our in-house chefs using fresh seasonal produce. We also offer a selection of soups, hot and cold snacks, freshly made sandwiches, cakes and pastries, snacks, hot and cold drinks.

A breakfast menu is available 10am-12noon. 

Opening times : Daily 10am - 4.45pm (hot lunches served from 12noon to 3.30pm) 

Contact us : For bookings and enquiries call 0151 478 4085 or complete our online enquiries form | .

We offer :

  • Free Wifi
  • Highchairs
  • Free standing tables and chairs
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Children’s menu
  • Group packages available

River Festival - extended opening hours for cafés

The waterfront museums

The Waterfront café at the Museum of Liverpool is open as follows during the River Festival:

Friday 13 June 2014  9-10pm

Saturday 14 June 2014  9-8pm

Sunday 15 June 2014  9-7pm 

The Quayside café at Merseyside Maritime Museum also opens at 9am-7pm on these dates - see the Quayside café web page| for full details.

  Shop

shop display

We stock a wide range of gifts, books and souvenirs, whether you have a specialist interest in the museums exhibitions, Liverpool history and culture, or just want to treat yourself or a loved one to a beautiful gift we are sure to have a product to suit. 

A selection of our product range is also available from our online shop | .

All purchases made in our shops and cafés help support National Museums Liverpool.

Corporate hire, private events and weddings

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.

We 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 corporate.events@liverpoolmuseums.org.uk | .

See our corporate hire pages for more information | .