16 of The Best Places to Eat Out in Manchester

16 of The Best Places to Eat Out in Manchester

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.

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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

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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

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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

Kala Bistro - King Street Manchester


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

Food Review: El Gato Negro, King St, Manchester

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

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Lucky Ramen

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

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Sicilian NQ

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

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Sud Pasta

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

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Blue's Kitchen

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

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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

ELNECOT - Elnecot Ancoats Neighbourhood Bar & Kitchen


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

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Viet Shack

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

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Kong's NQ

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

Chakalaka Manchester


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

Ciaooo Opens Restaurant Devoted To Garlic Bread In Manchester


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

Onda: a 'new wave' pasta kitchen is moving into Exhibition


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