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50% off at Academy Restaurant

Dinner is offered Wednesday, Thursday & Friday each week, look out for the particularly popular theme nights and seasonal offerings.

The menu changes with the seasons, but sample dishes include starters of Roast Quail salad with a warm grape and lentil dressing or mixed seafood Matelote with herb butter baked croute.

The mains on offer can feature honey glazed belly pork with cranberry glazed red cabbage and anna potatoes or braised lamb shoulder with thyme roasted vegetables and mash.

This is just a small selection of possible dishes on offer with plenty more options to choose from giving plenty of variety to suit all palates.

Important Information

Please Note: The tastecard discount of 50% off the total food bill is only available on Thursday & Friday evenings as this is the only time the a la carte menu is served.

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Lana said "You Need To Try This Place
Food as usual was fantastic. Nothin is too much of a problem in there just ask. All staff polite,..."
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Andrew said
" Ok."
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E.C. said "Not bad
The food was all right, the best part were the desserts. The service was ok, you can tell..."
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Kay said "Great experience
Delicious food, excellent value for money even before using the tastecard, the soft drinks could..."
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John said
" Excellent food and service"
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Lyn said "Great Value
Please be aware they do not accept the Tastecard for lunch 3 course specials, but as we had..."
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Phil said "Fantastic meal
Really fantastic meal together with great service from staff. Will return very soon and can only..."
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Christine said "Fantastic
A fantastic dining experience with a varied menu choice. The food was prepared and cooked to a..."
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Sam said "Excellent service, great value.
Had my first visit to the Academy restaurant yesterday evening and thoroughly enjoyed the..."
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Marie said "HIDDEN GEM
The Academy Restaurant in Liverpool is a real hidden gem. I have been there many times and..."
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"Excellent range of well prepared served food. Colin"
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  • Lana said: "You Need To Try This Place
    Food as usual was fantastic. Nothin is too much of a problem in there just ask. All staff polite, courteous and professional. Outstanding dishes to suit all palates. Will be returning very soon. Well done to all student and staff at the academy restaurant "
    Posted 4 months, 3 days ago...
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  • Andrew said:
    " Ok. "
    Posted 9 months, 8 days ago...
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  • E.C. said: "Not bad
    The food was all right, the best part were the desserts. The service was ok, you can tell they're still in training, but of course it's a college restaurant so you can forgive a lot since they're young and learning! "
    Posted 1 year, 3 months, 16 days ago...
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  • Kay said: "Great experience
    Delicious food, excellent value for money even before using the tastecard, the soft drinks could be slightly colder or ice offered with them, but this is minor. Overall great visit. "
    Posted 1 year, 6 months, 10 days ago...
    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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  • John said:
    " Excellent food and service "
    Posted 1 year, 6 months, 23 days ago...
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  • Lyn said: "Great Value
    Please be aware they do not accept the Tastecard for lunch 3 course specials, but as we had called first and not been told they graciously accepted the card and we dined 2for1. Excellent and varied choices for all 3 courses with the dessert of chocolate tart 'to die for'. all staff are very focused on providing excellent customer service and we felt very special. wine list has a good choice and is very reasonably priced.
    was given details of the Thursday and Friday (when the Tastecard is accepted) a la carte menu but probably won't make it back until October for the new term "
    Posted 2 years, 3 months, 18 days ago...
    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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  • Phil said: "Fantastic meal
    Really fantastic meal together with great service from staff. Will return very soon and can only highly recommend this little gem to everyone else !!! "
    Posted 2 years, 7 months, 29 days ago...
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  • Christine said: "Fantastic
    A fantastic dining experience with a varied menu choice. The food was prepared and cooked to a high standard and each dish was reported to have been delicious by the three members of my party. Fine dining style of presentation was excellent. The second year student who served our meals was professional, pleasant and attentive. Simple décor, slightly dimmed light and 'chill out' music created a perfect ambience for dining with my family. My only criticism is that students waiting to serve tended to group together at the side of the restaurant chatting. We are looking forward to our next visit to Academy to experience one of the theme nights. "
    Posted 2 years, 11 months, 6 days ago...
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  • Sam said: "Excellent service, great value.
    Had my first visit to the Academy restaurant yesterday evening and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The place is staffed (both kitchen and front of house) by students of the college, mentored by their tutors, and so there are a lot of young faces about!

    I was really pleased then that the service was particularly impressive, and was better than I had expected - a pleasant surprise. Indeed the level of service I received here is commensurate with restaurants charging far higher prices.

    The food was of a high standard with my pudding of chocolate cake and crème brulee being the highlight.

    Overall, this restaurant represents great value WITHOUT the tastecard discount - with it; I would suggest it is pretty hard to beat. "
    Posted 3 years, 4 months, 11 days ago...
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  • Marie said: "HIDDEN GEM
    The Academy Restaurant in Liverpool is a real hidden gem. I have been there many times and always have enjoyed the food which is always fresh and different. I would have no trouble recommending anyone to try it. "
    Posted 3 years, 11 months, 17 days ago...
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  • "Excellent range of well prepared served food. Colin "
    Posted 4 years, 6 months, 3 days ago...
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  • Lana said: "You Need To Try This Place
    Food as usual was fantastic. Nothin is too much of a problem in there just ask. All staff polite, courteous and professional. Outstanding dishes to suit all palates. Will be returning very soon. Well done to all student and staff at the academy restaurant "
    Posted 4 months, 3 days ago...
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  • Andrew said:
    " Ok. "
    Posted 9 months, 8 days ago...
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  • E.C. said: "Not bad
    The food was all right, the best part were the desserts. The service was ok, you can tell they're still in training, but of course it's a college restaurant so you can forgive a lot since they're young and learning! "
    Posted 1 year, 3 months, 16 days ago...
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  • Kay said: "Great experience
    Delicious food, excellent value for money even before using the tastecard, the soft drinks could be slightly colder or ice offered with them, but this is minor. Overall great visit. "
    Posted 1 year, 6 months, 10 days ago...
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  • John said:
    " Excellent food and service "
    Posted 1 year, 6 months, 23 days ago...
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  • Lyn said: "Great Value
    Please be aware they do not accept the Tastecard for lunch 3 course specials, but as we had called first and not been told they graciously accepted the card and we dined 2for1. Excellent and varied choices for all 3 courses with the dessert of chocolate tart 'to die for'. all staff are very focused on providing excellent customer service and we felt very special. wine list has a good choice and is very reasonably priced.
    was given details of the Thursday and Friday (when the Tastecard is accepted) a la carte menu but probably won't make it back until October for the new term "
    Posted 2 years, 3 months, 18 days ago...
    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Phil said: "Fantastic meal
    Really fantastic meal together with great service from staff. Will return very soon and can only highly recommend this little gem to everyone else !!! "
    Posted 2 years, 7 months, 29 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Christine said: "Fantastic
    A fantastic dining experience with a varied menu choice. The food was prepared and cooked to a high standard and each dish was reported to have been delicious by the three members of my party. Fine dining style of presentation was excellent. The second year student who served our meals was professional, pleasant and attentive. Simple décor, slightly dimmed light and 'chill out' music created a perfect ambience for dining with my family. My only criticism is that students waiting to serve tended to group together at the side of the restaurant chatting. We are looking forward to our next visit to Academy to experience one of the theme nights. "
    Posted 2 years, 11 months, 6 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Sam said: "Excellent service, great value.
    Had my first visit to the Academy restaurant yesterday evening and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The place is staffed (both kitchen and front of house) by students of the college, mentored by their tutors, and so there are a lot of young faces about!

    I was really pleased then that the service was particularly impressive, and was better than I had expected - a pleasant surprise. Indeed the level of service I received here is commensurate with restaurants charging far higher prices.

    The food was of a high standard with my pudding of chocolate cake and crème brulee being the highlight.

    Overall, this restaurant represents great value WITHOUT the tastecard discount - with it; I would suggest it is pretty hard to beat. "
    Posted 3 years, 4 months, 11 days ago...
    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Marie said: "HIDDEN GEM
    The Academy Restaurant in Liverpool is a real hidden gem. I have been there many times and always have enjoyed the food which is always fresh and different. I would have no trouble recommending anyone to try it. "
    Posted 3 years, 11 months, 17 days ago...
    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • "Excellent range of well prepared served food. Colin "
    Posted 4 years, 6 months, 3 days ago...
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