A new restaurant serving up authentic American barbecue cuisine is heading to the foodie quarter of Liverpool.

Red Dog Saloon, whose owners have invested £1.2 million in the new restaurant, will open later this month on the site of former nightclub Republik on Bold Street.

Already renowned in London for its fat ribs, buffalo chicken wings, hickory smoked pulled pork and burgers, the company also has restaurants in Nottingham and Southampton.

Liverpool has been chosen as the first Northern location for Red Dog Saloon

Now Liverpool has been chosen for its first northern venue and is set to create up to 70 jobs.

Launched in 2011, Red Dog Saloon prides itself on the quality and provenance of its food, with no binders or fillers in its burgers. The brand only uses the best meat, flavoured with its special rub and cooked low 鈥榥 slow for 18 hours in smokers imported from Oklahoma.

Tuck in to all this at Red Dog Saloon

The restaurant will open with a brand new menu, which will also feature an extensive selection of cocktails, bottled beers, tequila and bourbon, a bottomless brunch menu and belly-busting food challenges.

Owner, Tom Brookes, said: 鈥淟iverpool is a fun, energetic city with a thriving independent scene that perfectly reflects Red Dog Saloon鈥檚 personality.

Red Dog Saloon chefs use original cooking techniques handed down over the years

鈥淲e feel we offer something really different to other Bar-B-Q restaurants in the city. We are a family-run business that is passionate about the food we serve and the fun, unpretentious party atmosphere we create for our customers.

鈥淥ur chefs use original cooking techniques that have been handed down over years, so we really do provide real deal American Bar-B-Q.

鈥淲e can鈥檛 wait for to join Liverpool鈥檚 fantastic bar and restaurant scene and see what the city thinks of Red Dog Saloon.?/p>

The restaurant is now recruiting for 70 jobs ahead of its opening, including chefs, kitchen staff, bar staff and front-of-house staff, for both full and part-time roles. People are encouraged to apply by emailing CVs to careers@reddogsaloon.co.uk

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