Winter food: Where to enjoy game in Liverpool
The game season is underway and Liverpool dining establishments are cooking up countryside flavours perfect for this frosty time of year. If you’re in need of a little pick-me-up in January, we’ve hand-picked three of the best places in the city to enjoy a feast of game dishes.
Words by Matthew Smith
This award-winning venue, with its genuinely fresh ingredients which are in season and sourced locally, was previously crowned the Best Gastropub of the Year. In its new winter menu you can choose a selection of game dishes including confit rabbit ravioli, carrot and tarragone; with duck breast and confit leg and potato terrine, chestnut and sprout leaves also proving to be a highlight.
Buyers Club has launched its winter menu for the start of 2017 and game is a recurrent theme. This also coincides with the release of a new brunch menu at the eatery, bar and music venue. Highlights of the winter offering include roast pigeon served with date puree, pear and roasted hazelnut and the venison loin served with mushroom duxelle and truffle sauce.
The Art School
In need of a country retreat? Well The Art School offers the next best alternative and is the perfect place to warm the cockles of your heart. Serving up a truly authentic and hearty selection of game dishes, the city’s popular fine dining destination focuses on seasonality and locality to bring customers the best ingredients. Expect to see venison, partridge and pheasant among the restaurant’s winter dishes.