The Welsford Bistro receives nomination for ‘Hidden Gem’ Award


The Welsford Bistro, the independent restaurant located within Liverpool Cathedral, has been nominated as a ‘hidden gem’ in the Liverpool Tourism Awards 2022.

Located in the Welsford Porch, looking out onto the Gambier Terrace, the Welsford Bistro is open 7 days a week and serves a wide-ranging and locally sourced menu, including breakfast, brunch, and lunch dishes alongside well-loved classics like Scouse and Fish and Chips.

Launched in 2020, the Welsford Bistro is run by manager Neil Blackhurst, known for Pistachio on Lark Lane, and chef Damien Flynn, former head chef at 60 hope street. The Hidden Gem category, which features 9 other shortlisted venues, has been nominated via public vote, with winners to be announced at the award ceremony held at Liverpool Cathedral on Thursday 2 March 2023.

The nomination means a lot to owner, Neil Blackhurst
“We feel really proud to be nominated for this category as it voted for by the general public. It’s great for the whole Welsford team to get  recognition for all the hard work they do every day.”

The Dean of Liverpool Cathedral, The Very Reverend Dr Sue Jones says.
“We as a Cathedral are delighted that the Welsford Bistro has been nominated as a ‘Hidden Gem’ in our city. We believe it is a ‘hidden gem.’ The evidence is good food, great value for money, a great atmosphere, and wonderful staff, all set within the context of a magnificent building.”

To vote for the Welsford Bistro in the hidden gem category, click here