LU BAN MENUS

Please note that our main menu may not be available at certain times, for example during weekend bottomless brunch service.

If using a dining room you will dine from one of our banquet menus: Cherry Blossom, Lotus or Chef’s Table menu. 

 

MAIN MENU
主菜单

SNACKS

零 ⻝ =[

Snacks are available as a pre-course to your dishes

RAINBOW CRACKERS AND ‘FRAZZLE’ CAVIAR
熏鱼子酱彩虹虾片
虾片 

  Prawn crackers with smoked Avruga caviar

6
STEAMED EDAMAME BEANS
鲁班蒸毛豆

Soy beans in the pod with Lu Ban salt and pepper seasoning

4.5
PUFFED PORK CRUNCH
沙爆脆猪皮


Lu Ban crispy pork cracker

4.5
5 FLAVOUR CUCUMBER
五味⽠条

Cucumber salad with chilli, shitake mushroom, ginger and rice vinegar

4

SMALL PLATES AND SOUP
小份盘

YIN AND YANG HOT AND SOUR SOUP
阴阳酸辣汤

Traditional hot and sour baby vegetable soup

7
OLD BEJING LAMB SKEWERS
老北京烤羊肉串

Barbecued lamb skewers, cumin, white pepper, charcoal yoghurt

10
JASMINE SMOKED PORK BABY RIBS
茉莉熏小排

Smoked baby back ribs with a sweet barbecue glaze and toasted sesame

9
BUDDAH DELIGHT
罗汉斋

Wok tossed warm salad of wild mushrooms, garlic, ginger, bean curd, Shaoxing wine and soy sauce

8
CRISP FRIED SALT AND PEPPER STRETCHED PRAWNS
椒盐大虾

Battered prawns, Lu Ban salt and pepper seasoning, red dragon sauce

9.5
GREAT BRITISH OYSTERS
大英海牡蛎

3 rock oysters served with Szechuan chilli oil, green onion, black vinegar – as seen on the BBC’s Great British Menu

12

DUCK AND DUMPLINGS
烤鸭、饺子

ROAST DUCK AND PANCAKES 
樱桃⽊烤鸭

Cherry wood roasted duck leg, orange, plum and hoi sin sauce, cucumber, pancakes, green onion, Lu Ban spice

14
FAUX DUCK AND PANCAKES
素鸭

Cherry wood roasted jack fruit, orange, plum and hoi sin sauce, cucumber, pancakes, green onion, Lu Ban spice

12
BARBECUE PORK BAO
叉烧包

Two traditional steamed bao buns with char siu pork

9
WINTER CHINESE GREENS WILLOW LEAF DUMPLING
冬令时蔬柳叶包

Two traditional shaped steamed dumplings

9
SIU MAI 
猪肉馅烧卖 

Four Siu Mai with lobster foam 

8.5
BAOZI
包子

Two traditional Tianjin steamed beef bao buns served with black vinegar and chilli oil

9

LARGE PLATES
大份盘

SALMON TOBAN DJANG
豆瓣酱三文鱼

Pan roasted Scottish salmon, Chinese greens and a sweet and sour chilli bean sauce

18
CHAR SIU PORK
叉烧包

Honey roast rare breed pork fillet and cheek, pork crunch, Chinese pear salad

19
HONEY AND SOY GOOSNARGH CHICKEN BREAST
老抽蜂蜜古斯纳鸡胸

Water bathed breast of corn-fed chicken, baby bok choi, wild winter leaves, local honey, aged soy

18
KUNG PO CAULIFLOWER
宫保菜花

Crisp battered cauliflower, fermented bean, peanut, Chinese chive

17
STEAK AND FRAGRANT MUSHROOMS
带骨西冷牛扒配香菇

Sirloin of Shorthorn beef on the bone, Chinese mushrooms, garlic and black pepper sauce

36

(12 ounce on the bone weight)

SZECHUAN LOBSTER
川味烤龙虾

Grilled half lobster in the shell, sesame prawn toast, mango and Chinese leaf, Szechuan oil

42

SIDES
配菜

STEAMED JASMINE RICE 
⾹⽶饭  

Lotus steamed rice parcel with jasmine tea

4.5
TIANJIN NOODLES 
天津面条

Fresh spinach noodles, bean sprouts, bamboo, green onion 

5
WOK TOSSED GREENS
蒜蓉冬令菜

Seasonal Chinese greens, garlic and ginger

5
SZECHUAN ROASTED PUMPKIN  
川式焗南瓜

Roast pumpkin, black bean soy, Szechuan chilli oil, onions and chilli

6
STRAW NOODLE FRIES
炸土豆条  

With Crispy straw potato, Lu Ban salt and pepper and Chinese mayonnaise

4.5
LU BAN EGG FRIED RICE  
蛋炒饭

Wok fried rice, duck egg and black truffle

8

Please note that menus may be subject to slight changes from time to time. Please contact the restaurant directly if you want to check the availability of specific dishes.

At Lu Ban we serve many dishes that contain ingredients that are listed as allergens. Please ensure you make your table host aware of any dietary requirements. A discretionary 12.5% service charge will be added to the bill for tables of 6 and above in the restaurant, and for the use of rooms. Lu Ban staff will donate 2.5% of gratuities received to The Lu Ban Foundation.

EARLY DINER MENU

Available at selected times. Thursday and Friday 3pm-5.45pm.
Please select this menu type when making your online reservation. You can see images of these dishes here.
A starter and a main course for £25

TO START

YIN AND YANG HOT AND SOUR SOUP
阴阳酸辣汤

Traditional hot and sour baby vegetable soup

SPRING ROLLS
春卷

Crisp vegetables, spring onion

SIU MAI
猪肉馅烧卖

3 siu mai with crispy pork and lobster foam served with black vinegar and chilli oil

FOR MAIN
Main dish served with a side of jasmine rice
SALMON TOBAN DJANG
豆瓣酱三文鱼

Pan roasted Scottish salmon, Chinese greens and a sweet and sour chilli bean sauce

HONEY AND SOY GOOSNARGH CHICKEN BREAST
老抽蜂蜜古斯纳鸡胸

Water bathed breast of corn-fed chicken, baby bok choi, wild winter leaves, local honey, aged soy

KUNG PO CAULIFLOWER
宫保菜花

Crisp battered cauliflower, fermented bean, peanut, Chinese chive

 25 PER GUEST FOR 2 COURSES

Please note that menus may be subject to slight changes from time to time. Please contact the restaurant directly if you want to check the availability of specific dishes.

At Lu Ban we serve many dishes that contain ingredients that are listed as allergens. Please ensure you make your table host aware of any dietary requirements. A discretionary 12.5% service charge will be added to the bill for tables of 6 and above in the restaurant, and for the use of rooms. Lu Ban staff will donate 2.5% of gratuities received to The Lu Ban Foundation.

DATE NIGHT
STEAK OR LOBSTER

On Thursdays and Fridays
See more details and images for Date Night here.

TO START
A GLASS OF LU BAN DRAPPIER CHAMPAGNE
和德拉皮尔香槟
FOR MAIN
STEAK AND FRAGRANT MUSHROOMS
香菇带骨西冷牛扒

Sirloin of Shorthorn beef on the bone, Chinese mushrooms, crisp onion, fermented garlic and black bean (12 ounce on the bone weight)

or

SZECHUAN LOBSTER
川味烤龙虾

Grilled half lobster in the shell, sesame prawn toast, mango and Chinese leaf, Szechuan oil

Main dish served with a side of fries or greens

FOR SWEET

Choose any dessert from the Sweets menu

 49 PER GUEST 
MINIMUM 2 GUESTS

Please note that menus may be subject to slight changes from time to time. Please contact the restaurant directly if you want to check the availability of specific dishes.

At Lu Ban we serve many dishes that contain ingredients that are listed as allergens. Please ensure you make your table host aware of any dietary requirements. A discretionary 12.5% service charge will be added to the bill for tables of 6 and above in the restaurant, and for the use of rooms. Lu Ban staff will donate 2.5% of gratuities received to The Lu Ban Foundation.

CHRISTMAS

Our Christmas menu is available from Thursday 25th November 2021
With early dining and dinner options

TO START

Choose one

YIN AND YANG HOT AND SOUR SOUP
阴阳酸辣汤

Traditional hot and sour baby vegetable soup

TIANJIN PEAR AND CURED HAM
天津鸭梨与火腿

Compressed pear, air dried ham, Tian Gin caviar and Chinese flowers

CRISP FRIED SALT AND PEPPER STRECTCHED PRAWN
椒盐大虾

Deep fried stretched prawn with Lu Ban salt and pepper seasoning, chilli, roasted peanuts

FOR MAIN

Choose one

HONEY AND SOY GOOSNARGH CHICKEN BREAST
老抽蜂蜜古斯纳鸡胸

Water bathed breast, of corn-fed chicken, baby bok choi and wild winter leaves local honey and aged soy

CHAR SIU PORK
叉烧包

Honey roast rare breed pork fillet and cheek, pork crunch, Chinese Ginger salad

SALMON TOBAN DJANG
豆瓣酱三文鱼

Pan roasted Scottish salmon, Chinese greens and a sweet and sour chilli bean sauce

KUNG PO CAULIFLOWER
宫保菜花

Crisp battered cauliflower, fermented bean, peanut, Chinese chive

Served with

STEAMED JASMINE RICE 清蒸香米饭 • WOK TOSSED GREENS 蒜蓉冬令菜
 
 
FOR SWEET 

Choose one

WHITE CHOCOLATE SPHERE
白巧克力球

White Chocolate sphere, whisky caramel, Christmas pudding ice cream

CHINESE TONKA BEAN CUSTARD
中式布丁

Tonka bean and soya set custard, black cherry basil, toasted sesame granola

STEAM PUDDING
中式布丁

Chinese steamed pudding with lychee, pineapple, honey ice cream and bee pollen

‘THE MANDARIN’
橘子

Dark chocolate and mandarin, sugar leaf, mandarin sorbet

 60 PER GUEST 
OR FOR EARLY DINERS 45 PER GUEST

Early diner price applies for early diner reservations on Thursdays and Fridays for tables booked for seating between 3pm and 4pm.
The full price applies at all other times.

At Lu Ban we serve many dishes that contain ingredients that are listed as allergens. Please ensure you make your table host aware of any dietary requirements.

A discretionary 12.5% service charge will be added to the bill for tables of 6 and above in the restaurant, and for the use of rooms. Lu Ban staff will donate 2.5% of gratuities received to The Lu Ban Foundation.

FESTIVE BOTTOMLESS BRUNCH

Enjoy Christmas celebrations at Lu Ban with our weekly Festive Bottomless Brunch, starting on Saturday 27th November 2021!

Our chefs cook delicious dishes and our servers bring round these dishes in waves which you can enjoy for 90 minutes.
To help accompany your dishes, we offer a range of drinks that are inclusive.
Festive Bottomless Brunch is available every Saturday from 27th November (first table at 12pm, last table at 2.30pm) and Sunday (first table at 12pm, last table at 5.30pm) until Sunday 19th December, and then we have very special Bank Holiday Festive Bottomless Brunches on Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th December.

FESTIVE BOTTOMLESS MENU
节日早午餐
 
PRAWN CRACKERS
炸虾片
Prawn crackers with red dragon sauce and dumpling sauce

CHAR SIU ROAST HAM
叉烧焗火腿
Roast ham, char siu and pear

CHEF’S ROAST OF THE DAY

主厨戴维的圣诞节推荐
Roast of the day cooked with our Tianjin style spices
 
BRUNCH RICE
荷叶香米饭
Tianjin style jasmine rice
 
LU BAN NOODLES
王氏素菜面
Soft noodles, bean sprouts and bamboo shoots, sesame, chilli oil, soy, green onion
 
SPRING ROLLS
春卷

Spring onion, shoots, soy, ginger and chilli sauce
 
CHEF DAVE’S CHRISTMAS DISH OF THE DAY
今日特色菜

Chef Dave’s specially selected dish
 
 
SIU MAI
烧卖

pork dumplings, Lu Ban spice
 
 
Please inform your server if you require our vegan alternatives (you are welcome to let us know when booking).

INCLUSIVE BOTTOMLESS DRINKS

Lu Ban cocktail of the week
Lu Ban beer 420ml – Locally sourced beer
Jasmine Tea – Selected for Lu Ban Liverpool
House fruit juices
Red wine 125ml
White wine 125ml
Rose Wine 125ml
Prosecco

39.5 for 90 minutes of food and selected drinks

At Lu Ban we serve many dishes that contain ingredients that are listed as allergens. Please ensure you make your table host aware of any dietary requirements.

A discretionary 12.5% service charge will be added to the bill for tables of 6 and above in the restaurant, and for the use of rooms. Lu Ban staff will donate 2.5% of gratuities received to The Lu Ban Foundation.

CHERRY BLOSSOM BANQUET
樱花宴<

Savour the flavours of the following dishes

STEAMED EDAMAME BEANS
鲁班蒸毛豆

Soy beans in the pod with Lu Ban salt and pepper seasoning

5 FLAVOUR CUCUMBER
五味⽠条

Cucumber salad with chilli, shitake mushroom, ginger and rice vinegar

YIN AND YANG HOT AND SOUR SOUP
阴阳酸辣汤

Traditional hot and sour baby vegetable soup

ROAST DUCK AND PANCAKES 
樱桃⽊烤鸭

Cherry wood roasted duck leg, orange, plum and hoi sin sauce, cucumber, pancakes, green onion, Lu Ban spice

BAOZI
包子

Two traditional Tianjin steamed beef bao buns served with black vinegar and chilli oil

CHAR SIU PORK
叉烧包

Honey roast rare breed pork fillet and cheek, pork crunch, Chinese pear salad

SZECHUAN ROASTED PUMPKIN  
川式焗南瓜

Roast pumpkin, black bean soy, Szechuan chilli oil, onions and chilli

STEAMED JASMINE RICE 
⾹⽶饭  

Lotus steamed rice parcel with jasmine tea

WOK TOSSED GREENS
蒜蓉冬令菜

Seasonal Chinese greens, garlic and ginger

CHERRY BLOSSOM
樱花盛开

Ruby chocolate, cherry tea, apple blossom, Morello cherryl 

 
59 PER GUEST
MINIMUM TWO GUESTS

Please note that menus may be subject to slight changes from time to time. Please contact the restaurant directly if you want to check the availability of specific dishes.

At Lu Ban we serve many dishes that contain ingredients that are listed as allergens. Please ensure you make your table host aware of any dietary requirements. A discretionary 12.5% service charge will be added to the bill for tables of 6 and above in the restaurant, and for the use of rooms. Lu Ban staff will donate 2.5% of gratuities received to The Lu Ban Foundation.

LOTUS BANQUET
荷花宴<

STEAMED EDAMAME BEANS
鲁班蒸毛豆

Soy beans in the pod with Lu Ban salt and pepper seasoning

5 FLAVOUR CUCUMBER
五味⽠条

Cucumber salad with chilli, shitake mushroom, ginger and rice vinegar

YIN AND YANG HOT AND SOUR SOUP
阴阳酸辣汤

Traditional hot and sour baby vegetable soup

FAUX DUCK AND PANCAKES
素鸭

Cherry wood roasted jack fruit, orange, plum and hoi sin sauce, cucumber, pancakes, green onion, Lu Ban spice

WINTER CHINESE GREENS WILLOW LEAF DUMPLING
冬令时蔬柳叶包

Traditional shaped steamed dumpling

KUNG PO CAULIFLOWER
宫保菜花

Crisp battered cauliflower, fermented bean, peanut, Chinese chive

SZECHUAN ROASTED PUMPKIN  
川式焗南瓜

Roast pumpkin, black bean soy, Szechuan chilli oil, onions and chilli

STEAMED JASMINE RICE 
⾹⽶饭  

Lotus steamed rice parcel with jasmine tea

WOK TOSSED GREENS
蒜蓉冬令菜

Seasonal Chinese greens, garlic and ginger

CHINESE TONKA BEAN CUSTARD
零陵香豆羹 

Tonka bean and soya set custard, black cherry basil, toasted sesame granola 

 
59 PER GUEST
MINIMUM TWO GUESTS

Please note that menus may be subject to slight changes from time to time. Please contact the restaurant directly if you want to check the availability of specific dishes.

At Lu Ban we serve many dishes that contain ingredients that are listed as allergens. Please ensure you make your table host aware of any dietary requirements. A discretionary 12.5% service charge will be added to the bill for tables of 6 and above in the restaurant, and for the use of rooms. Lu Ban staff will donate 2.5% of gratuities received to The Lu Ban Foundation.

CHEF'S TABLE
现场制作,自择专供

A dining experience like no other. Seated at the prime location of the Chef’s Table you and your guests have an exclusive view of the chefs at work in the kitchen. They will explain the dishes that you savour and talk to you about the origins of each dish and why they chose them for this spectacular menu.

Take a look at the Chef’s Table here.
SNACKS AND LU BAN DRAPPIER CHAMPAGNE  
小吃和德拉皮尔香槟

Lu Ban Champagne served with a selection of snacks

GREAT BRITISH OYSTER  
大英海牡蛎

Rock oyster served with Szechuan chilli oil, green onion, black vinegar as seen on the BBC Great British Menu

YIN AND YANG HOT AND SOUR SOUP  
阴阳酸辣汤

Traditional hot and sour baby vegetable soup

ROAST DUCK AND PANCAKES  
樱桃⽊烤鸭

Cherry wood roasted duck leg, orange, plum and hoi sin sauce, cucumber, pancakes, green onion, Lu Ban spice

CHAR SIU PORK  
叉烧包

Honey roast rare breed pork fillet and cheek, pork crunch, Chinese pear salad

BAOZI  
包子

Traditional Tianjin steamed beef bao bun served with black vinegar and chilli oil

CHERRY BLOSSOM  
樱花盛开

Ruby chocolate, cherry tea, apple blossom, Morello cherry

 
80 PER GUEST
MINIMUM 4 GUESTS

Please note that menus may be subject to slight changes from time to time. Please contact the restaurant directly if you want to check the availability of specific dishes.

At Lu Ban we serve many dishes that contain ingredients that are listed as allergens. Please ensure you make your table host aware of any dietary requirements.
A discretionary 12.5% service charge will be added to the bill. Lu Ban staff will donate 2.5% of gratuities received to The Lu Ban Foundation.

WEEKEND BOTTOMLESS BRUNCH

Our chefs cook delicious dishes and our servers bring round these dishes in waves which you can enjoy for 90 minutes.
To help accompany your dishes, we offer a range of drinks that are inclusive.
Menu is available every Saturday (first table at 12pm, last table at 2.30pm) and Sunday (first table at 12pm, last table at 5.30pm). We occasionally host special events that replace our bottomless brunch offering. Please check our ‘What’s On‘ page for special events.

Find out more about how our bottomless brunch works here.

EXAMPLE MENU
幸福

 

CRACKERS
Deep fried, seasoned with Lu Ban spice

SPRING ROLLS
Spring onion, shoots, soy, ginger and chilli sauce

CHINESE MUSHROOM AND PAK CHOI  
Steamed dumpling with black truffle and spring onion oil

TIANJIN STIR FRIED NOODLES 
Soft handmade noodles, spring onion, beans sprout, sesame and soy 

JASMINE RICE
Steamed fragrant rice with jasmine tea and black rice
 

SIU MAI
Siu Mai with crispy pork

ROASTED MEAT
With Tianjin style spices 

 
Please inform your server if you require our vegan alternatives (you are welcome to let us know when booking).
Dishes may vary from week to week. Please call the restaurant if you would like to check the availability of specific dishes.

INCLUSIVE BOTTOMLESS DRINKS

Lu Ban cocktail of the week
Lu Ban beer 420ml – Locally sourced beer
Jasmine Tea – Selected for Lu Ban Liverpool
House fruit juices
Red wine 125ml
White wine 125ml
Rose Wine 125ml
Prosecco

39.5 for 90 minutes of food and selected drinks

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Please note that menus may be subject to slight changes from time to time. Please contact the restaurant directly if you want to check the availability of specific dishes.

At Lu Ban we serve many dishes that contain ingredients that are listed as allergens. Please ensure you make your table host aware of any dietary requirements.
A discretionary 12.5% service charge will be added to the bill for tables of 6 and above in the restaurant, and for the use of rooms. Lu Ban staff will donate 2.5% of gratuities received to The Lu Ban Foundation.

SWEETS MENU

CHERRY BLOSSOM 
樱花盛开 

Ruby chocolate, cherry tea, apple blossom, Morello cherry 

9.5
CHOCOLATE SPHERE 
巧克力球

White chocolate dome with peanut butter and sesame ice cream, smoked sea salt caramel 

11
PEACH OF IMMORTALITY
寿桃

Peach, vanilla, raspberry, edible summer leaves, peach sorbet

9
CHINESE TONKA BEAN CUSTARD
零陵香豆羹  

Tonka bean and soya set custard, black cherry basil, toasted sesame granola  

8
PANDORAS BOX
潘多拉盒 

A taste of Lu Ban sweet treats, for two to share

14

Please note that menus may be subject to slight changes from time to time. Please contact the restaurant directly if you want to check the availability of specific dishes.

At Lu Ban we serve many dishes that contain ingredients that are listed as allergens. Please ensure you make your table host aware of any dietary requirements.
A discretionary 12.5% service charge will be added to the bill for tables of 6 and above in the restaurant, and for the use of rooms. Lu Ban staff will donate 2.5% of gratuities received to The Lu Ban Foundation.

LITTLE LU BAN - CHILDREN'S MENU

POPCORN CHICKEN OR POPCORN TOFU
鸡肉爆米花或豆腐

STRAW FRIES OR NOODLES

炸土豆条或面条


RICE AND GREENS
米饭和青菜


ORANGE LOLLIPOP

橙子冰棒



12 PER CHILD (UNDER 12) INCLUDES A SOFT DRINK

Please note that menus may be subject to slight changes from time to time. Please contact the restaurant directly if you want to check the availability of specific dishes.

At Lu Ban we serve many dishes that contain ingredients that are listed as allergens. Please ensure you make your table host aware of any dietary requirements.
A discretionary 12.5% service charge will be added to the bill for tables of 6 and above in the restaurant, and for the use of rooms. Lu Ban staff will donate 2.5% of gratuities received to The Lu Ban Foundation.

COCKTAILS, WINE AND DRINKS LIST

Download our drinks list here.