Name revealed for new City centre restaurant and cocktail bar.

Liberté is located on the third floor of the Bentley Building on the Strand, boasting ‘breath-taking’ views of Liverpool’s waterfront, including the Three Graces and panoramic views of the city.

The name Liberté, meaning freedom, was chosen to reflect the venues New York influence. With views of the river Mersey in the backdrop it was important to keep some of the city’s grand heritage and the statue of Liberty being the first Landmark you see when travelling on the infamous Liverpool – New York cruise line route.

The luxury bar and restaurant is due to open this May with a connecting rooftop bar set to be the largest flat top roof terrace in the city, following later in the year.

The décor of the bar is a fashionistas dream combining bright colours, graffiti style art and neon lighting married with unrivalled views it will most definitely be the go-to venue for a fabulous lunch, evening, or glamorous night out.

The bar itself has taken a lot of inspiration from some of New York’s top bars and will operate 7 days a week from noon until 2am and is going to feature an extensive list of unique cocktails along with a wide range of spirits, wines and beers. Along with a casual fine dining style Pan Asian inspired food menu there will also be a specialist brunch offering which more details are to be revealed soon.

John Gilchrist and Jonathan Ryder have been developing the cocktail menu say “The list is composed of innovative and quality cocktails to emulate the interior design and concept. Our bartenders will undergo a stringent training programme in order to deliver the drinks to the standard our customers will come to expect. The bar itself has been designed ergonomically with the highest specification equipment for speed of service and a to deliver entertaining and delicious drinks.”

With planned weekly entertainment to include DJs, saxophonist and percussionists in the evening, owner Liam Hincks says, “I have been in ongoing talks and have some fantastic summer events booked in with concepts taken from Dubai and London, mixed in with the coolness of the New York influence.”

Dining and drinking reservations will be available very soon. Visit the official website for more information http://www.bentleyliverpool.co.uk/