We love a delicious tea out...and Manchester is one of the best places in the North for options. Including the best cuisines: Indian, Italian, French and more, you’ll undoubtedly love what’s on offer in this city.
A steak house in the city centre. Expect prime cuts of matured beef, seafood and British classic dishes. Not one to take your veggie friend to - but a lovely, sophisticated night out nonetheless.
184, 186 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3WB. Get Directions
Expect quirky surroundings, elegant atmospheres and innovative Indian food. Dishoom has a few restaurants in the UK, Manchester being the only one in the North of England. Try their breakfast, lunch and dinner - you won’t be disappointed.
32 Bridge St, Manchester M3 3BT. Get Directions
Where The Light Gets In
If you have a special occasion you’re celebrating or wanting a sophisticated evening out, Where The Light Gets In is a perfect spot. A little out of the city centre, in Stockport, Greater Manchester. Look forward to a warm, airy open-kitchen serving elevated small meat-focused plates with pairing wines.
7 Rostron Brow, Stockport SK1 1JY. Get Directions
If you’re a lover of a bistro set up, Kala is for you. Located in the centre of Manchester, you’ll love their fixed-price set menus with cocktails in their stylish restaurant with mezzanine.
55 King St, Manchester M2 4LQ. Get Directions
El Gato Negro
Their Manchester location is one of three tapas restaurants in the UK and it’s definitely not to be missed if you fancy a Tapas dinner. Don’t hesitate for the classics, including padron peppers, patatas bravas and garlic tiger prawns.
52 King St, Manchester M2 4LY. Get Directions
Ramen, sushi and all the sides. This authentic Ramen restaurant is a delicious spot to head to for a Japanese inspired feast, especially on a cooler day. They’re an evening vibe, so get your best vintage outfit on!
13 Blossom St, Ancoats, Manchester M4 5AF. Get Directions
A snippet of authentic Italy in Manchester’s Northern Quarter, serving traditional Sicillian food and drink. Their Pistachio lover set menu is a must try, with 3 courses of Pistachio related food with veggie options available too. As they’re restaurant is on the smaller side, we recommend booking with them, or grabbing a bite to take out to help with the crowds.
14 Turner St, Manchester M4 1DZ. Get Directions
Another delightful Italian spot, with a menu filled with authentic dishes including N'duja glazed wings, Arancini and all the Aperol you can imagine. Located in Ancoats, just a stone's throw away from the city centre.
46 Blossom St, Ancoats, Manchester M4 6BF. Get Directions
Live music, cocktails and BBQ comfort food - what more could you ask for on a Friday night? We love this spot for their vibes, soul and bites to eat. Find them open till late, 7 days a week, on Quay Street.
13 Quay St, Manchester M3 3HN. Get Directions
The Hip Hop Chip Shop
Named 2023s second best chippy in the UK - and it’s in Manchester! Grab a British classic of fish and chips in one of their many spots in the Northern city; including in one of our fave events venues, New Century Hall.
44 Blossom St, Ancoats, Manchester M4 6BF. Get Directions
A neighborhood kitchen and bar in Manchester’s Ancoats area. Expect British inspired food on a well written menu including steak, burgers, roasties and more. Enjoy both lunch and dinner here.
Cutting Room Square, 41 Blossom St, Ancoats, Manchester M4 6AJ. Get Directions
Is good food, good vibes and good people on your checklist of where to eat in Manchester? Look no further than Viet Shack, a walk-in Vietnamese street food restaurant serving authentic bites from two locations, a stall in Arndale markets and in their Ancoats restaurant.
65 Great Ancoats St, Ancoats, Manchester M4 5AB. Get Directions
Northern Quarters American style fried chicken serving up tacos, burgers, small plates and brunch. Expect nothing short of succulent fried chicken with craft beers and cocktails.
101, 103 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LW. Get Directions
Manchester’s only South African bar and kitchen in the Northern Quarter. You literally can’t miss this sunshine yellow eatery in this famous area of the city. Experience the true taste of the Cape, with some specialties imported, plus traditional delicacies made especially for us nearby or in house, including the chakalaka relish of our name.
105a Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LW. Get Directions
Fancy Neapolitan pizza tonight? Look no further than Ciaooo on Swan Street. Their menu has a whole section for burrata lovers amongst us and some great vegan and veggie options too.
62-64 Swan St, Manchester M4 5JU. Get Directions
Currently home to three award winning independent kitchens, Exhibition's restaurant floor is a curation of the best dining experiences Manchester has to offer - including Mancunian masters of pasta, a Basque fiery cookery and Scandinavian small plates.
St George's House, 56 Peter St, Manchester M2 3NQ. Get Directions