Liverpool's centre for the contemporary arts

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Eat & Drink

As well as being a centre for the contemporary arts, Bluecoat is the perfect location for fresh, local food and drink, in the heart of the city.

We serve hearty, warming, homemade food in our Espresso Cafe, with plenty of additional seating upstairs in a relaxed environment. Our Espresso Cafe is located in the ground floor Hub. We offer barista coffee, leaf teas, craft ales, wines and soft drinks. We have a wide selection of freshly made sandwiches, salads, homemade cakes and biscuits. 

Please click here to see our current Food Menu 

Upstairs dining area 

Serving the same delicious, homemade food as Espresso. Take a look at our current menu here.

Our upstairs dining area has a new Children's Menu!

For only £4.95 choose from homemade Chicken goujons with fries, peas or beans, margarita pizza or mac and cheese, a dessert of ice cream or fruit and a drink of juice or milk.

View our special menu for children

Opening Hours  
Espresso Cafe  9am - 5pm Mon - Sat / 11am - 5pm Sundays
Additional Upstairs seating Available during peak times
Bluecoat Garden 9am - 6pm Mon - Sat / 11am - 6pm Sundays





For more information please email or call 0151 702 5324

Afternoon Tea 

Serving from Tue 8th October. 

Indulge with a selection of delicious sandwiches and cakes with tea or coffee from only £14.95 per person. 

Enjoy a glass of prosecco with your afternoon tea for £17.95 per person. 

Vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options available. 

Serving Tue - Sat between 3 - 5pm. 

Call 0151 702 5324 to book your table. 

Bluecoat Christmas 

If you’re looking for a spot to enjoy a festive lunch, a unique venue to host your own Christmas celebration, a place to shop for unique gifts or activities to enjoy with the family, Bluecoat is your one stop shop this festive season.

Click here to see more.

Bluecoat Garden

If the sun is shining take your food and drink outside and relax in our beautiful garden, which offers a peaceful retreat from the summer crowds.

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About the Bluecoat

Bluecoat is Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts, the oldest in the UK. Our landmark building, located in the ...

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Mon - Sat 9.00am - 6.00pm
Sun 11.00am - 6.00pm

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