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Queens Wine Bar, Liverpool: ‘Can show you a very nice time indeed’ – restaurant review

In these troubling days a really good lunch can be a gentle salve for the soulQueens Wine Bar and Bistro, 8-10 Queen Avenue, Liverpool L2 4TX (0151 345 6646). Starters £6.50-£9, mains £14-£27, desserts £7, wines from £18On the morning my train to Liverpool pulled out of London Euston, the media was full of images of other trains: crowded ones, filled with terrified people, fleeing for their lives, an invading Russian army at their backs. I, meanwhile, was going to lunch. That morning Philippa Perry, this newspaper’s agony aunt, was also on a train. With time on her hands, she invited her Twitter followers to ask her anything. Among the many questions was one about how we should deal with the terrible news from Ukraine, especially if we are prone to anxiety. Continue reading…