THE founders of Liverpool restaurants, Belzan and Volpi, and London’s popular Breddos Tacos, have announced a a new collaborative Mexican taqueria, MADRE, launching at Royal Albert Dock Liverpool in November 2019.
The 100 cover restaurant, opening at the Grade 1 listed site on the Atlantic Pavillion, will offer seating over two floors, a dedicated bar area, and a large outside courtyard.
MADRE, meaning mother in Spanish, is a taqueria inspired by the food culture of Mexico City, where the founders of Breddos have visited countless times over the last 15 years. The Breddos and Belzan partnership was born after a sell-out pop-up in Liverpool during 2018, after Breddos’ first visit to Liverpool, they fell in love with the city and its people and knew something brilliant could come out of this partnership, and MADRE was born.
Speaking about the new restaurant Co-Founder, Nud Dudhia said, “After years of trading in London we’re super excited to collaborate with some Liverpool legends and create something entirely new and exciting for the city. MADRE will be a place you can stop in for a bite, or stay all night listening to DJs, eating small plates and drinking cocktails with friends.”
Co-Founder Sam Grainger said, “When we first set out on this journey we knew we needed a special space, we never thought somewhere as prestigious as the Royal Albert Dock would be possible. It’s an unbelievable site with boat loads of character and we hope to deliver a food and drink offering to match. We’re so excited to welcome everyone from far and wide to MADRE to drink, eat, party, dance on the tables and more than anything, feel like they’ve been welcomed into their family home”