LU BAN MENUS

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

 

 

Thinking about private dining? Private Dining menus start from £35 per guest. See here for the £35 private dining offer. 
Take a look at all special offers and entertainment events here.

 

MAIN MENU
主菜单

SNACKS
小吃

Snacks are available as a pre-course to your dishes

STEAMED EDAMAME BEANS
鲁班蒸毛豆

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

5
RAINBOW CRACKERS AND ‘FRAZZLE’ CAVIAR 熏鱼子酱彩虹虾片
虾片 

  Prawn crackers with smoked caviar

7
PUFFED PORK CRUNCH
沙爆脆猪皮


Lu Ban crispy pork cracker, Liverpool honey, truffle and mustard

4
5 FLAVOUR CUCUMBER
五味⽠条

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

4
LOTUS CRISPS
炸藕片

Deep fried lotus root, red dragon sauce and Lu Ban spice

5

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
CRISP FRIED SALT AND PEPPER PRAWNS
椒盐大虾

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

11
JASMINE SMOKED ULVERSTON PORK RIBS
茉莉熏小排

Smoked Middle White pork ribs with a sweet, garlic, ginger and sesame glaze

10.5
BUDDAH DELIGHT
罗汉斋

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

8
TIANJIN PEAR AND CURED HAM
天津鸭梨拌火腿

Sweet poached Chinese mountain pear, air dried ham, lotus, Tian Gin pearls and Chinese flowers

9.75
BEITING SCALLOPS
北塘干贝

Seared hand dived Loch Fyne scallop, onion and miso puree, fragrant Chinese mushroom and scallop roe sauce

12.5
GREAT BRITISH OYSTERS
大英海牡蛎

Rock oyster served with Szechuan chilli oil, green onion, black vinegar – as seen on BBC Two’s Great British Menu

5 each / 3 for 14 / 6 for 25

DUCK AND DUMPLINGS
烤鸭、饺子

ROAST DUCK AND PANCAKES 
樱桃⽊烤鸭

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

16
FAUX DUCK AND PANCAKES
素鸭

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

14
BARBECUE PORK BAO
叉烧包

Two traditional steamed bao buns with char siu pork

9
CHINESE SPINACH BAO
菠菜包

Two Chinese green spinach steamed bao buns

10
SIU MAI 
猪肉馅烧卖 

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

10
BAOZI
包子

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

10

LARGE PLATES
大份盘

LINE CAUGHT LIVERPOOL BAY SEA BASS
利物浦湾海鲈鱼

Pan roasted fillet, steamed greens and soy dressing

20
CHAR SIU PORK
叉烧包

Honey roast Middle White pork rib eye and Chinese pear salad

19.5
CHICKEN AND SWEETCORN
甜玉米鸡

Soy poached corn fed Goosnargh chicken breast with baby corn, chicken ‘popcorn’ and sweetcorn sauce

18
CUMBRIAN SALT MARSH JIANG LAMB ‘HENGLI’
酱羊肉

Twelve hour master stock braised lamb shoulder with cumin, chilli and white pepper

24
KUNG PO CAULIFLOWER
宫保菜花

Crisp battered cauliflower, peanut, Chinese chive, red chilli and spring onion

17.5
LUCKY NUMBER 8 BEEF FILLET
幸运8号烤 牛里脊

Black garlic rubbed 6oz (170g) fillet of Longhorn beef, baby bok choi, Chinese black pepper sauce and marrow bone crumb, as served on BBC Two’s Great British Menu

34

SZECHUAN LOBSTER
川味烤龙虾

Grilled half lobster in the shell, sesame prawn toast, mango, garlic, ginger butter and Szechuan chilli oil

49

SIDES
配菜

STEAMED JASMINE RICE 
⾹⽶饭  

Lotus steamed rice parcel with jasmine tea

4.5
TIANJIN NOODLES 
天津面条

Spinach noodles, bean sprouts, bamboo and green onion 

5.75
WOK TOSSED SNAKE BEANS
炒豇豆

Green beans with garlic greens and Chinese bacon

5.25
BOK CHOI TOBAN JIANG  
豆瓣蒸油菜

Steamed bok choi with chilli bean and lemongrass dressing

5
STRAW NOODLE FRIES
炸土豆条  

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

5
LU BAN EGG FRIED RICE  
蛋炒饭

Wok fried rice, duck egg and black truffle

9

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 

11
CHOCOLATE SPHERE 
巧克力球

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

13
YUZU, BLACK SESAME AND MATCHA TART
柠檬黑芝麻抹茶

Yuzu meringue tart with black sesame and matcha tuille, yuzu pearls and edible gold

9
MANGO AND COCONUT
芒果椰子 

Coconut and tonka bean set ‘custard’ mango gel, orange blossom, physalis, mango and basil 

8
PANDORAS BOX
潘多拉盒 

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

16

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.

CHERRY BLOSSOM SET MENU
樱花宴<

Savour the flavours of the following dishes

5 FLAVOUR CUCUMBER
五味⽠条

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

STEAMED EDAMAME BEANS
鲁班蒸毛豆

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

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

CHAR SIU PORK
叉烧包

Honey roast Middle White pork rib eye and Chinese pear salad

STEAMED JASMINE RICE 
⾹⽶饭  

Lotus steamed rice parcel with jasmine tea

BOK CHOI TOBAN JIANG  
豆瓣蒸油菜

Steamed bok choi with chilli bean and lemongrass dressing

CHOCOLATE SPHERE 
巧克力球

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

 
59 PER GUEST
MINIMUM TWO GUEST

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 SET MENU
荷花宴<

The vegan set selection

5 FLAVOUR CUCUMBER
五味⽠条

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

STEAMED EDAMAME BEANS
鲁班蒸毛豆

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

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

KUNG PO CAULIFLOWER
宫保菜花

Crisp battered cauliflower, peanut, Chinese chive, red chilli and spring onion

BOK CHOI TOBAN JIANG  
豆瓣蒸油菜

Steamed bok choi with chilli bean and lemongrass dressing

STEAMED JASMINE RICE 
⾹⽶饭  

Lotus steamed rice parcel with jasmine tea

MANGO AND COCONUT
芒果椰子   

Coconut and tonka bean set ‘custard’ mango gel, orange blossom, physalis, mango and basil

 
55 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.

EARLY DINER MENU
提前晚餐单

A starter, main and sweet course for 35. Currently available on Thursdays and Fridays until 6.30pm in the restaurant.
For a limited time you can enjoy this 3 courses for £35 menu in our private dining rooms on Thursdays and Fridays all evening, for groups of 8-14. See more

TO START

YIN AND YANG HOT AND SOUR SOUP
阴阳酸辣汤

Traditional hot and sour baby vegetable soup

SPRING FESTIVAL PROSPERITY ROLL
恭喜发财春卷

Two crisp spring rolls with new season vegetables and Chinese black vinegar

SIU MAI 
猪肉馅烧卖 

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

FOR MAIN
Served with jasmine rice

CHAR SIU PORK
叉烧包

Honey roast Middle White pork rib eye and Chinese pear salad

LINE CAUGHT LIVERPOOL BAY SEA BASS
利物浦湾海鲈鱼

Pan roasted fillet, steamed greens and soy dressing

KUNG PO CAULIFLOWER
宫保菜花

Crisp battered cauliflower, peanut, Chinese chive, red chilli and spring onion

YOUR SWEET CHOICE

CHERRY BLOSSOM 
樱花盛开 

Ruby chocolate, cherry tea, apple blossom, Morello cherry 

MANGO AND COCONUT
芒果椰子   

Coconut and tonka bean set ‘custard’ mango gel, orange blossom, physalis, mango and basil

YUZU, BLACK SESAME AND MATCHA TART
柠檬黑芝麻抹茶

Yuzu meringue tart with black sesame and matcha tuille, yuzu pearls and edible gold

 
35 PER GUEST
AVAILABLE ON THURSDAYS AND FRIDAYS 
until 6.30pm

And Thursdays, Fridays and Saturday evenings in the private dining rooms for 8-14 guests (excluding Chef’s Table)

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
DAVE CRITCHLEY'S GREAT BRITISH MENU

 

A premium 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.

 

OYSTERS AND LU BAN DRAPPIER CHAMPAGNE  
小吃和德拉皮尔香槟

A Glass of chilled Champagne and rock oyster served with Szechuan chilli oil, green onion and black vinegar

YIN AND YANG HOT AND SOUR SOUP  
阴阳酸辣汤

Our famous traditional hot and sour baby vegetable soup

MASTER STOCK BRAISED BELLY PORK  
高汤炖五花肉

18 hours braised belly with Shaoxing caramel, black radish and pressed water melon

TROUT TOBAN JIANG  
豆瓣鳟鱼

Dave’s version of art attack “Try It Yourself”. Pan roasted trout, Chinese greens and a sweet and sour chilli bean sauce

LUCKY NUMBER 8 BEEF FILLET  
幸运8号烤 牛里脊

Black garlic rubbed fillet of Longhorn beef, baby bok choi, Chinese black pepper sauce and marrow bone crumb

A BIT OF ‘BROOKIE’  
水痕

Sweet kiss Baijiu cocktail served with cherry lips. Influenced by the first lesbian pre-watershed kiss on TV, and more special as Dave was an extra on the show!

A TROPICAL REMEDY  
菠萝甜点

Chargrilled pineapple, Lost Dock Rum sponge with stem ginger caramel

 
99 PER GUEST

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.

CHEF DAVE'S TASTING MENU

Available on Thursdays in our Private Dining Rooms and in the restaurant.

GREAT BRITISH OYSTER  
大英海牡蛎

Rock oyster served with Szechuan chilli oil, green onion and black vinegar

YIN AND YANG HOT AND SOUR SOUP  
阴阳酸辣汤

Our famous traditional hot and sour baby vegetable soup

MASTER STOCK BRAISED BELLY PORK  
高汤炖五花肉

18 hours braised belly with Shaoxing caramel, black radish and pressed water melon

TROUT TOBAN JIANG  
豆瓣鳟鱼

Dave’s version of art attack “Try It Yourself”. Pan roasted trout, Chinese greens and a sweet and sour chilli bean sauce

A TROPICAL REMEDY  
菠萝甜点

Chargrilled pineapple, Lost Dock Rum sponge with stem ginger caramel

 
60 PER GUEST

 

 

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

Featured on SquareMeal

May dates with entertainment…

We have a number of bottomless brunch dates with very special themes or entertainment acts:

  • Sunday 26th June – Dolly Parton tribute
  • Sunday 3rd July – Grease tribute

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.

ALLERGENS

Find below a link to download our allergens list. You will be able to see the allergens listed for each of our dishes, and which dishes can be adapted to remove a stated allergen. Please also advise your server of your dietary requirements when you dine with us.