New hotel plans for Liverpool’s distinctive Bling Bling Building

Liverpool's unique Bling Bling Building on Hanover Street could become a hotel under new plans.Proposals submitted to Liverpool City Council by a property developer and hotel group include a bar and restaurant and roof extension.Signature Living (SL), the building's owner, was awarded full planning permission in 2017 for the change of use of the building to ... Read More...

City centre’s The Hub Alehouse & Kitchen sold to expanding leisure operator

Expanding bar, restaurant and music venue operator Mission Mars has purchased Liverpool city centre’s The Hub Alehouse & Kitchen.The restaurant, which occupies the ground and lower ground floors of the Grade II-listed Casartelli Building, will become the chain’s twelfth venue across Manchester and Liverpool.Purchasing the venture from Liverpool restaurant operator ... Read More...

Epstein Theatre: Administration brings ‘peace of mind that future is secure’

Liverpool’s Epstein Theatre continues to look forward to “an incredible line-up of shows booked in until 2019” despite administrators being called in.The historic venue’s general manager says that the move has provided “peace of mind that the future of The Epstein is secure”.The Hanover Street-based theatre is pushing ahead with ... Read More...

Lunya finds new home in Liverpool ONE

Popular Catalunyan restaurant, bar and deli Lunya is moving to a new location in Liverpool ONE.The multi-award winning independent business, currently based on College Lane, is to open its new 5,500 sq ft site this October.Replacing Thai eatery Busaba opposite BBC Radio Merseyside, Lunya’s new home will allow it to expand ... Read More...

Bitesize News #14: Liverpool’s Food & Drink Round-up (Aug 2017)

Bitesize News: Liverpool’s Food & Drink Round-up Edition #14 – August 2017 Words by Lawrence Saunders Scandinavian inspired eatery heading to Hanover StreetA new Scandinavian inspired eatery is set to open this month on Hanover Street.MALMO MAT:KAFFE will replace cult favourite Lox & Caper in the Merseyside Youth Association building.The menu is based around rye-laden open ... Read More...

Moose Coffee pop-up to replace Lox & Caper

American-style diner Moose Coffee is set to replace Lox & Caper on Hanover Street.Popular brunch venue Lox recently vacated its space in the Merseyside Youth Association (MYA) building after three years.Your Move understands Moose, which already has three branches in the Liverpool City region and one in Manchester, will open ... Read More...