There are many restaurants in the Northern Quarter Manchester, the fashionable bohemian area of the city centre, which is crammed with places to eat and drink.
Situated north of the Market Street and Arndale shopping areas, sandwiched between Piccadilly Station and the MEN Arena, there's no better place to grab a break from shopping or a pre-show meal than at one of the many restaurants in the Northern Quarter.
The vast majority of restaurants in the Northern Quarter Manchester are independents and there's a whole host of friendly cafes too.
Because of the relaxed fashionable nature of the area, there's no dress code at any of the restaurants in the Northern Quarter.
Family ran restaurant, where the food is an expression of modern French cuisine, using only locally sourced, fresh ingredients. Head Chef Eric Moreau's unique technique, which he perfected after many years of experimentation working at 2 star Michelin restaurants in Paris, involves cooking meats long and low at 63°, meaning poultry tastes like you've never tasted it before, incomparably tender and full of flavour.
Celebrity chef Norman Musa's beautifully decorated Malaysian restaurant in the Northern Quarter has a focus on South East Asian specialities. The food is fresh, halal and MSG-free with more than half of the available dishes vegetarian or vegan.
Wonderful family-friendly pizzeria in the Northern Quarter, offering great value for money fresh pizzas, made and proved on site using a special recipe which includes traditional, whole-wheat, gluten-free and dairy-free dough bases. As well as pizza, there's also a range of pasta dishes, lighter salads and speciality dough sticks.
Manchester's first Brazilian restaurant, in the Northern Quarter on the corner of Ancoats, offers traditional Brazilian Churrascaria dining. Together with a huge choice of salad, 15 barbequed cuts of seasoned meats and fish are carved straight off the grill and at your table, in a Rodizio style, allowing you to eat as much as you like during your visit.
Popular pub and restaurant in the Northern Quarter, opposite the Arndale Market, which serves delicious English dishes made with locally sourced ingredients. As the name suggests it is the most 'English' of venues with leather sofas, bookshelves, prints on the walls and lots of dark wood setting the tone over 2 floors and is famed for one of the best Sunday lunches in Manchester.
It’s been a roller coaster of skate boards, stuffed squirrels, bamboo and, of course, rum, ribs, bourbon and beer but finally Cane and Grain is open with three floors all with a very different feel. If it’s lunch and a beer that you are looking for then grab yourself a seat in our ground floor Rib Joint and get stuck in.
For a sophisticated cocktail lovingly created by one of Cane & Grains top bartenders then hit The First Floor Bar. Finally for a zombie fuelled Tiki party hit The Liars Lounge on the third floor.
Very popular New York style bar & restaurant on Tib Street in the Northern Quarter which has been open since 2001. Offering an informal dining approach, the menu features homemade salads, sandwiches, steaks and Sunday roasts, pasta, pies and platters, burgers, BBQ ribs, brownies and traditional American breakfasts.
Open daily from 9am Wood Wine and Deli caters for your morning needs with hearty breakfasts, delicious sandwiches for your lunch cravings and cheese & meat platters for the supper delights. Alongside this wood, has over 50+ carefully selected wines for every occasion.
Opened in November 2011, this friendly and unpretentious wine and bread bar in the Northern Quarter offers a simple but delicious European menu of breads, stews, sandwiches, salads and sharing boards. The freshly baked breads are complemented by an eclectic wine selection of over 70 bottles. Family friendly, the menu also caters for gluten free, dairy free and vegan diners.
Montpellier's Cafe & Bar is set in the heart of the Northern Quarter offering a wide range of French cafe style cuisine in relaxed surroundings. Set over two floors Montpellier's offers an extensive range of wines, draught beers, and an ever changing cocktail menu.
RosyLee tearoom is the newest addition to the area. A quaint mix of Georgian and Edwardian décor with a modern twist and a touch of European elegance! The perfect spot to indulge in tea and scrumptious cakes!
El Capo is not your average Mexican joint. Yeah, they serve up delicious tortillas full of flavor, life-altering South American tapas, and wings that make you scream so loud the windows might shatter, they also boast an epic happy hour, daily specials, and the best damn margaritas in town! Bringing together traditional Mexican and South American design whilst preserving the historic integrity of Manchester’s renowned industrial architecture, El Capo offers a one of a kind experience.
The informal restaurant in the heart of Lammars, the Pride Of Manchester Award winning Best Bar In Manchester 2009 & 2010, offers tapas to share, burgers and beer battered fish & chips from lunchtime until the bar closes. With stylish red velvet booths and low lighting, it's a relaxing place to eat early doors and perfect for those who want to mix dining and partying later on.
The Place hotel is a beautifully restored grade II listed building located only 100 metres from Manchester's Piccadilly station. As well as four star hotel apartments, it also offers modern European cuisine at The Place Restaurant.
Forget all other Chinese restaurants you’ve ever visited. The popular 600-seater restaurant at the Wing Yip Superstore on the edge of the Northern Quarter simply re-defines the concept and takes it to another level with over 300 Cantonese and dim sum dishes available.
Bright and bold informal quality restaurant at the 4-star Park Inn hotel on the edge of the Northern Quarter, next to the MEN Arena. With a simple menu focusing on the top-of-the-range charcoal grills, signature dishes include rib eye steak, free range chicken and grilled tiger prawns, as well as seven different varieties of gourmet burgers and many local influences.