Located 500 metres from the verdant Sefton Park, Hallmark Hotel Liverpool South invites travellers to enjoy a break in central Liverpool, offering accommodation sheltered from the urban bustle. The hotel is located less than three miles from Liverpool Lime Street station and six miles from Liverpool John Lennon Airport. Hallmark Hotel Liverpool South has been named Merseyside Hotel of the Year for two consecutive years, and is a Gold Award winner of Green Business Tourism Scheme.
Guests can relax in individually designed rooms which feature bright colour schemes and come complete with flat-screen TVs, crisp white linen, plump pillows and bathrooms with toiletries.
Dining can be enjoyed at the on-site restaurant boasting contemporary decor and large windows with views over the quaint gardens and parkland, while the Edwardian bar opening onto a decked terrace offers an array of beverages.
Starters include: chicken and winter vegetable soup with chunky pieces of chicken and root vegetables slow cooked for two hours, served with warm artisan sourdough bread | severn and wye valley smoked trout fillet served with new potatoes, bound with crème fraîche, diced cucumber and lemon oil | chicken liver parfait - smooth homemade parfait infused with brandy and red wine, served with dark ale chutney and warm artisan sourdough bread | Welsh rarebit tart (V) - a warm pastry tartlet with a Red Leicester and mature cheddar cheese rarebit with fresh pear, watercress and red pepper purée | prawn cocktail - juicy prawns bound in Marie Rose sauce with cucumber and lettuce, served with brown bread and butter
Mains include: smoked haddock and spring onion fishcakes topped with a fried egg and served with fresh kale, courgette and curry spices | fresh mussels - half a kilo of mussels steamed in British apple cider with grain mustard and diced apple and served with warm artisan sourdough bread | Hallmark fish pie with pieces of salmon, smoked hake and pollock in a rich cream sauce topped with mashed potato and glazed cheddar cheese | white bean cassoulet (V) - slow cooked cannellini beans, lentils and root vegetables topped with a golden breadcrumb and parsley crust and served with braised red cabbage | lamb hot pot - lamb shoulder slow braised for four hours in red wine and rosemary, topped with sliced caramelised potatoes and baby carrots | grilled chicken supreme served on caramelised potatoes and finished with a rich red wine and wild mushroom jus | steak frites - 6oz rump minute steak and fries | forest mushroom mezzaluna pasta (V) - pasta parcels filled with wild porcini mushrooms and truffle oil, finished with wild mushrooms, tarragon and cream sauce
Desserts include: sticky toffee pudding served warm with thick custard sauce on the side | lemon posset - classic British dessert, sweetened and thickened cream with the zest and juice of fresh lemons | apple and blackcurrant lattice pie glazed and served warm with thick custard on the side | rhubarb crumble - poached sweetened rhubarb baked in pastry, topped with a classic crumble mix and served with thick custard on the side | baked chocolate brownie - baked slowly in the oven and topped with vanilla ice cream
Groupon’s Guide To Liverpool
To get a feel of the city’s past, travellers may head to the Merseyside Maritime Museum and The Beatles Story at Albert Dock.
Shopping enthusiasts may browse through high-end stores in the city centre before enjoying a walk among the 100 cast iron figures of artist Antony Gormley’s Another Place on Crosby beach. In spring, The Wavertree Botanic Park and Garden beckon with the scent of hundreds of flowers, while Liverpool docks entice with the largest single collection of Grade I listed buildings in England.