Travel and Accommodation


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The ACC Liverpool sits at the heart of the waterfront and offers a world-class facility in a unique setting. Liverpool is a vibrant, modern city, proud of its rich heritage and world class roots.


ACC Liverpool is a short taxi or bus ride away from Liverpool Lime Street station; trains are direct from London and take just over two hours.

Public Transport
Many bus routes serve the bus station at the Liverpool ONE retail development, just a five-minute walk from ACC Liverpool.

Liverpool John Lennon Airport features charter and low-cost scheduled flights to a range of domestic, European and International destinations. A taxi from the airport to the ACC will take approximately 20-25 minutes.

ACC Liverpool is less than 20 minutes from the UK motorway network and adjacent to Liverpool’s main through road.

Event participants are responsible for making their own travel and/or hotel arrangements. The BOA does not assume financial responsibility for penalties or expenses incurred by registrants who must cancel travel arrangements due to cancellation.

Dining out

Alma de Cuba

Alma de Cuba, Liverpool’s most spectacular restaurant and bar. Set inside the magnificent conversion in the former St. Peter’s Church, this is a must-visit destination with live music, gospel brunch and a carnival atmosphere every weekend.


This Italian restaurant is situated off Duke Street by John Lewis in the heart of Liverpool. Amalia offers the finest of contemporary Italian cuisine in elegant and comfortable surroundings.

The Bierkeller

The Bierkeller Entertainment Centre, home to Around the World in 80 Beers, Shooters Sports Bar and The Bierkeller. Three amazing bars in one venue bringing you great food, drinks and entertainment, every day of the week.


Chaophraya & Palm Sugar Lounge are conveniently located in Liverpool ONE; across from ACC Liverpool. Chaophraya & Palm Sugar serve authentic Thai cuisine and cocktails.


Sample the true essence of the Brazilian gaucho at Fazenda steak house. Halal available with 24 hours prior notice. The restaurant's extensive vegetarian options include delicious homemade pasta.

Il Forno

Il Forno is a real slice of Italy situated in the heart of Liverpool and critically acclaimed by ‘The Times’ as one of the top ten authentic Italian restaurants in the UK.


Lunya is the ‘Good Food Guide’ North West Restaurant of the Year 2015. An outstanding Spanish restaurant and deli in the heart of Liverpool ONE, just a few minutes' walk from ACC Liverpool.

Mal Brasserie at the Malmaison

The magnificent menu is the star of the show, but the gorgeous décor of the Liverpool Mal comes a close second. Relax the moment you sit down at one of the many stylish yet welcoming tables the restaurant has to offer. Then take in the divine views of the River Mersey.


Matou is a modern Pan Asian Restaurant & Bar located behind Liverpool’s iconic landmarks ‘The Three Graces’ next to the River Mersey. The restaurant and large outside terrace provides spectacular views to enjoy cocktails and exotic signature fusion dishes from the Far East.


Step into a world of delectable cuisine and warm hospitality at Mayur Restaurant. Liverpool’s first five-star Indian restaurant employs chefs from the best establishments in India to create authentic eastern flavours. A favourite with corporate diners.

MEET Argentinian Steakhouse

Charcoal-grilled steaks in a venue with exposed beams, stripped floors and black leather seating. This is the perfect place for meat lovers and only a 15 minute walk away from the ACC Liverpool!

PANAM Bar & Restaurant

A contemporary bar and restaurant at Britannia Pavilion Albert Dock, opposite ACC Liverpool. Panam serves fabulous modern British and European cuisine with great service in plush surroundings, catering for tables of 2 to 100+.

Panoramic 34

Head to Panoramic 34 for lunch, dinner or cocktails in the bar and enjoy the magnificent Liverpool skyline as seen from one of the UK’s tallest restaurants.

Sapporo Teppanyaki

Sapporo Teppanyaki is Liverpool’s flagship Japanese restaurant, offering teppanyaki cuisine with a contemporary twist and sushi known for being at its culinary best, all served against a background of stylish Japanese décor.

Spice Lounge

Enter a world of authentic contemporary Indian cuisine with its unique heritage. Creating a stylish yet welcoming atmosphere, a passion for both quality and flavour with exquisite décor and exceptional service.

Vista Bar and Restaurant

The Vista restaurant has iconic and impressive views of the River Mersey and heritage buildings and is located diagonally opposite the Royal Liver Building, appreciated by local and international visitors to the city.