Popular area launches a Plan Your Visit campaign

Royal Albert Dock Liverpool has provided an iconic backdrop for city residents over the past few months, and now as the hospitality industry starts to re-open, the area’s restaurants, bars and cafe’s are getting ready to welcome customers from Saturday 4th July. 

Our number one priority remains that everyone stays safe and well

Visitors are encouraged to visit the Albert Dock’s website and the new Plan Your Visit page for the latest up-to-date openings, booking links and any information you may need ahead of your trip to Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, part of the UNESCO waterfront.

Albert Dock
Visitors can return with confidence

The Albert Dock estate team have been working hard during lockdown installing visible guidance and signage making sure visitors can return with confidence. Alfresco dining at the dock is top of everyone’s post-lockdown wish list and space between existing outdoor tables has been increased. 

Rain or shine, now visitors can sit around the quayside or in Anchor Courtyard taking in the afternoon sun. 

Please visit www.albertdock.com/planyourvisit 

What's opening when?

Restaurants & Bars




The Pie Port

Puffle Waffle

Ruben’s Coffee Shop

Miller and Carter

Peaberry Coffee House - (takeaway only)

Porter’s (previously Gallery Cafe)

Gusto - 6th July

What’s Cooking? - 11th July

Turncoat - 20th July

Retail & Leisure

Pride of Liverpool

Nature’s Treasures

Lost Soles

Leather Satchel Company

Quay Confectionery

Liverpool Pictures

With Love from Liverpool

Harbour Accessories

Holiday Inn

Premier Inn

Escape Hunt

Rough Hand Made

Roly’s Fudge - 10th July

Tate has announced that it plans to reopen all four of its galleries on 27 July 2020. People will once again be able to visit the national collection of art on display at Tate Britain, Tate Modern, Tate Liverpool and Tate St Ives, featuring hundreds of artworks from across the centuries and around the world.

Guided by the latest official advice, Tate is currently working hard on its preparations to welcome the public back to its galleries. To manage numbers and ensure everyone can keep a safe distance from each other, all visitors, including Members, will need to book a timed ticket online in advance. Tickets will be available from next week at tate.org.uk alongside the latest information and guidance on how to visit. Visitors can follow Tate’s social media or register for email updates to hear details as and when they are confirmed.

Tate Liverpool
Tate Liverpool will reopen on July 27th

As well as the collection displays at all four Tate galleries, Tate Liverpool will unveil new work by Mikhail Karikis.


Ferocious Love is a new audio-visual installation by Mikhail Karikis (b.1975) reflecting on young people’s views of an environmentally uncertain future. The sound of wildfires, flooding and other extremes of weather will be interpreted by the protest choir The Liverpool Socialist Singers, alongside a video installation created with students from Birmingham School of Art. The exhibition is Tate Liverpool’s annual We Have Your Art Gallery commission, in which artists work alongside communities to produce a collaborative artwork. Sponsored by Birmingham City University.

Maria Balshaw, Director, Tate said: “We’re all looking forward to welcoming visitors back to Tate. Art and culture play vital roles in our lives, and many of us have been craving that irreplaceable feeling of being face-to-face with a great work of art. Our number one priority remains that everyone stays safe and well, so we will continue to monitor the situation in the weeks ahead, work closely with Government and colleagues, and make all the changes necessary for a safe reopening.”

Lionel Barber, Chair, Tate said: “My fellow trustees and I are very grateful to Tate’s dedicated staff for making this reopening possible. They have found countless new and creative ways to engage our audiences while we were closed, and they are now ensuring our world-leading collection and exhibitions can once again be seen in person. The role of our national cultural institutions feels more vital today than ever before.”

2020 07 02 Mikhail Karikis Ferocious Love Tate Liverpool
Ferocious Love is a new audio-visual installation by Mikhail Karikis which can be seen at Tate Liverpool until 22nd Nov

As a result of the closure, some of Tate’s upcoming exhibition programme has been modified. Some exhibitions have been rescheduled to 2021, with new dates to be announced in due course. Talks, workshops, performances and film screenings will be replaced with a new programme of online events for the duration of this year.

Helen Legg, Director Tate Liverpool, said: “We are excited to be bringing the much-anticipated Don McCullin exhibition to Liverpool in the autumn and to be able to extend it well into 2021 so visitors have a longer chance to immerse themselves in his extraordinary images. It is also wonderful to reopen the gallery with a new commission, Ferocious Love, by Mikhail Karikis, who worked with young people to explore themes of community and togetherness as we step into a changing and uncertain future. Commissioned before the pandemic, it could not be more resonant in this moment.”

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