21st March 2023

GPO Food Market Named Among the Best in the Country – Check It Out!

Based on atmosphere, vendors and unique events, among other criteria, GPO Food Market has been judged to be among the best food halls in the country! Keep on reading to see what all the fuss is about and just why they’ve been named as one of the best. 🏆

An Award-Winning Venue

We’re incredibly proud that GPO Food Market calls Metquarter its home – not only is it Liverpool’s largest food hall, but it plays host to 11 incredibly talented independent kitchens, The GPO Bar, In Bloom Coffee and it has an events calendar bursting at the seams with fantastic things for you to do with the whole family. Not only does it host fantastic cultural celebrations and events, but its half-term activities, bottomless brunches and workspaces keep children, parents and remote workers coming back for more.

We’re On A Roll! 🍣

Always committed to bringing you the best independent kitchens from around the world, we’re delighted to welcome the newest member of the GPO Food Market family- Hajime Sushi!

Bringing the mouth watering flavours of traditional Japanese Sushi to the good people of Liverpool, you can expect Sashimi, Nigiri Sushi, Bento Boxes, Japanese Noodles, Maki Sushi, Tempura, and SO much more, all freshly made before your eyes by expert sushi chefs!

Always experimenting with new and innovative flavour combinations, Hajime Sushi has something for everyone – see you there!

Book your table here.

Ta-pass Me The Paella! 🦐

Be transported to the vibrant streets of Spain with Temple Diana, another exciting addition to the GPO Food Market!

Bringing an authentic Spanish flare to the GPO with dishes bursting with flavours, including Paella, traditional tapas, the most incredible Croquettes and much more! Crafted with the country’s rich culinary traditions at heart, each dish is freshly made with high-quality ingredients by their skilled chef!

Stand-out menu items are definitely the Croquetas de jamón y pollo and the Pavias de pollo – you’ll thank us later!

So whether you’re a seasoned foodie or just craving a quick bite, this one’s for you! Book your table here.

Wine Tasting Events 🍷

Clear your diaries because on the 30th March, Bacchus Wine and Little India are pairing up to guide you through the most amazing wine and Indian cuisine pairings! Now… if you think wine doesn’t pair with Indian cuisine, you’re about to have your mind blown!

In this event you can enjoy up to 8 premium world wines each expertly paired with a delicious Little India tasting dish. Tickets cost £45 per person and you can secure yours here.

Japanese Painting Workshop

If the sushi masterclass has inspired you to explore more Japanese culture, look no further than this painting workshop.

Explore your creative side and discover new techniques with this fun workshop experience where you can learn from an experienced local artist, who’ll teach you how to paint using traditional materials like bamboo brushes, sumi ink, Gansai Tambi 顔彩耽美 (Traditional Japanese colours), and gold leaves on rice paper.

This painting class is suitable for beginners as well as those with a little more artistic experience, so don’t worry if it’s your first time. Your teacher will be on hand to provide guidance and answer any questions.

At the end of your art class, you’ll get the chance to stand back and admire your beautiful Japanese painting!

The class takes place on Sunday 2nd April from 2pm – 4:30pm at GPO Food Market. It’s suitable for ages 16+ and tickets cost £27.80 per person.

There are two sessions in April – book for Sunday 2nd April here and Sunday 30th April here. 🌸

Easter Dumpling Masterclass

This one’s especially for your little dumplings! Get ready for a cooking adventure this Easter half-term with the Head Chef and owner of Tang, Motto! Join us at GPO Food Market for a fun and interactive dumpling-making workshop designed just for kids. Your mini chefs will roll up their sleeves and get creative as they learn how to make delicious and tasty dumplings from scratch. They will learn the art of folding and twisting the perfect dumpling, and best of all, they’ll get to enjoy their creations at the end of the workshop! So come on, let’s make some dumplings!

Booking is essential and tickets cost £6 per child. The class takes place on Tuesday 4th April from 3pm – 4pm. Book here.

Parents are welcome to stay and enjoy food and drink from the independent kitchens at GPO whilst the class is taking place.

D’oh! 🍕

If there’s one thing that kids love, it’s pizza! This Easter half-term, they can join Gerry’s Pizza for a fun and interactive class where your little ones will learn how to stretch dough like a pro and create their very own delicious pizza!

They’ll get to choose their own toppings and learn about different ingredients as they create their masterpiece. Plus, they’ll get to enjoy their creations for lunch, along with some fries and a drink! This class is perfect for kids of all ages, and is a great way to keep them entertained and engaged during the school break. The class takes place on Thursday 6th April from 1pm – 2pm. Spaces are limited and tickets cost £10 per child. Book your tickets here.

Mad Hatter’s Easter Eggstravaganza 🐇

The Mad Hatter is coming to town! On Saturday 8th April from 12pm, the Mad Hatter and his White Rabbit will be descending upon GPO Food Market for his Mad Hatters Easter Eggstravaganza!

This amazing event is filled to the brim with Easter fun that your kids will love. With Mad Hatter crafts, delicious food from JUKE Burger, mocktails, games, and dancing, it’s sure to be a blast for all!

The Mad Hatter and White Rabbit hosts will keep the party going with tons of fun activities, making it a day to remember. Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind Easter adventure. Get your tickets now and come join the fun!

Tickets cost £15 per child, you can book yours here.

Plan your visit to Metquarter here.