just on the outskirts of the city centre in Cheetham Hill,
a stones throw from the Manchester
Arena, this plush Indianbuffet
restaurant and banquet hall, built specifically to cater
for the needs of the Asian Wedding market, offers lots of
free secure parking. The open kitchen in the centre of the
room serves over 60 Indian and Pakistani dishes
with a large number of vegetarian dishes available. The food
is 100% Halal and there's a strict no alcohol policy.
Banyan Bar and Kitchen, was one of first units to open within the redeveloped Corn Exchange Manchester in October 2015. With a sumptuous all-day offering using fresh, local ingredients, beautifully cooked and catering to all tastes and occasions, Banyan has already made an immediate impact in the city centre. Occupying the corner unit of the Corn Exchange, Banyan has an impressive outdoor South facing terrace, giving customers the chance to enjoy the sunshine and views across Exchange Square, while two below ground private dining and party rooms, aptly named The Root and The Well, will enable guests to enjoy their special event in style.
opening in May 2014, this beautiful restaurant has been
cooking up a storm on the famous Curry
Mile in Rusholme,
shining a new light on Modern
Indian cuisine. The Halal meats and fresh fish are all
locally sourced, with signature dishes like Peshwari Spring
Lamb Chops; marinated for 36 hours then cooked in their traditional
tandoor, joining an array of curry dishes like Desi Lamb
and Saffron Chicken Korma on a menu that should satisfy the
most sophisticated palates as well as the more traditional
devotee. Vegetarian palates are also well looked after.
This bright and bold informal quality restaurant can be found inside the 4-star Park Inn by Radisson hotel, next to Manchester Arena and on the outskirts of the Northern
Quarter. The menu focuses on tasty, handmade local burgers that, together with succulent steaks are cooked on a Lava Rock grill, as well as and salads.. Great for pre-show dining and there's a large terrace which offers al fresco dining.
Located in the heart of the city, close to the shops and Royal Exchange Theatre, Chaophraya brings a true taste of The Orient to Manchester. Set over two floors, the restaurant is an opulent and special place to dine, offering a wonderful array of authentic Thai dishes prepared in an open kitchen in full view of diners.
across the road from The
Palace Theatre and a short walk to the RNCM,
Manchester Academy and the
universities, you'll find the stylish £1 million
sister branch to Bradford's award-winning family-ran HalalIndian
restaurant. There's an array of authentic Indian and
Pakistani dishes cooked for the health and nutrition conscious
customer on a Sigri charcoal grill in the large theatre-style
open kitchen, which also plays host to a cookery
school, with a wide selection of speciality vegetarian dishes
and a seafood menu
that is unrivalled in any other Indian
restaurant in Manchester. An attractive 'Al Fresco Sheesha
Lounge' also offers a secluded oasis of foliage and heated
parasols, under which you can enjoy outdoor dining or a variety
of Egyptian Shishas.
Great Northern Square’s answer to craft beer and casual dining. Home to over 60 beers 12 of which are on draught, many of which sourced locally, as well as hosting an incredible array of craft and classic pizzas, No.1 Watson Street is a must-see venue in Manchester.
after the Japanese term
referring to food eaten as an accompaniment to alcohol, this
impressive 240-capacity Pan
Asian restaurant from the team behind Ocean
Treasure 235 restaurant offers
stylish street food, regional classics and contemporary molecular
gastronomy in two restaurants over two floors. The ground
floor restaurant features a large atrium rising above an
open kitchen with two teppanyaki sections,
a robata grill and a fresh sushi counter,
whilst the fine dine gallery restaurant upstairs offers Pan-Asian
International Italian group Vapiano has opened it’s first UK restaurant outside of London The group which is famed for its freshly made pizza dough, pasta and salads alongside the best buffalo mozzarella, meats and cheeses has set up shop in the newly revitalised Corn Exchange. The 400 cover restaurant spans two floors and boast a 100-year-old olive tree and fresh live herbs on the tables. It will offer Manchester’s diners a unique concept as the restaurant is self-service with guests enjoying face-to-face interactions with chefs as they cook their dish to order, just how they like it. Guests order and pay using a smart card system - one per customer - meaning everyone pays for what they order, avoiding the need for tricky bill splitting at the end of the meal.
Opened in July 2014, this Northern
Quarter favourite, from the same people
Liar's Club, Black
Dog Ballroom, and Dog
Bowl, boasts three floors of rum, ribs, bourbon
and beer, all with a very different feel. If it’s
ribs or a burger and a beer that you are looking for
then grab yourself a seat in the ground floor Rib Joint & Tap
Room. Food is also available in the more sophisticated
First Floor Bar, with its leather sofas and seating-only
policy. Both floors offer great cocktails however,
if you're feeling more Tiki, then head to the top floor
for the Zombie fuelled Liars Lounge
This huge 700 seater restaurant
next to the main shopping district on the corner of Deansgate
and Blackfriars, became the biggest buffet
restaurant in Europe, when it opened in April 2011.
There's over 300 freshly made dishes from around the world,
that include Indian, Thai, Italian, Chinese, Japanese,
Cajun, Mediterranean, Tex Mex, English and more, all made
by over 35 skilled chefs based at separate stations and
kitchens. The meat is Halal, vegetarians are well catered
for and sushi is on offer, along with pasta, noodles, pizza,
over thirty desserts, and even a waffle and crepe counter.
real hidden gem, offering views of St Ann's Square and
the stunning Great Hall vying for your attention, the modern
inside the Royal
Exchange Theatre is
perfect for a leisurely lunch or pre-theatre dinner. The
eclectic menu is inspired by the changing seasons; featuring
classic and original dishes alongside seasonal specials.
Open until 8pm in the evening, the restaurant is also open
to diners not actually visiting Royal
Exchange theatre shows.
In the heart of the Northern Quarter on Stevenson Square. A bustling bar that serves up sourdough, Neapolitan pizzas from its mirror tiled, wood fired oven. Its carefully crafted drinks menu includes twists on classic cocktails and craft beer sourced from local and international brewers alike. PLY is a fresh, creative space and design-led concept and in addition to its specialty menus serves up a varied and interesting program of creative exhibitions and events.
This fantastic offer at the traditional family-ran pizzeria and restaurant in Swinton, widely recognised as the best Italian in Manchester and very popular with celebrities despite its unfashionable location, applies to nearly all of their amazing pizza and pasta menu.
Fashionable restaurant and cocktail bar from the team behind Grill On the Alley, Australasia and Gusto. Located next to the China Town, the menu features such worldly delights as Fish & Chips, Special Fried Chicken in a Basket, Mexican Fajitas, Thai Red Curry, Jerk Chicken, Spaghetti Pesto, plus tapas, gourmet burgers, salads and fantastic breakfasts.
next to Manchester
Opera House, the original Spinningfields branch
of what has since grown into a national chain was refurbished
in 2015 with a grand extension. A real gem in Living
Venture's crown, it is open from breakfast, throughout
the day and on into the evening for dinner and boundary pushing
drinks. Large windows sparkle at night, highlighting
a mix of larger seating areas, sociable high tables and a
pleasant outdoor terrace, all providing the ideal
place to enjoy the extensive international menu, which leaves
no part of the globe untouched.
very stylish Pacific Rim restaurant from Knutsford's Living
Ventures group offers a fantastic choice of sushi, sashimi
and tempura dishes. The menu combines modern Australian cuisine
with Pacific Rim flavours underpinned by European cooking
traditions, a blend of Indonesian, Southeast
Asian influences and Australia's strong ties with Japan are
reflected. Located underneath the Armani store in Spinningfields,
you enter via a glass pyramid on Deansgate.
Formally No.15 Wine Bar, The Botanist offers a range of British and International dishes with a well stocked cellar of cask-conditioned ales, more than 70 bottled beers and ciders from around the world, a selection of finest Champagnes and an intriguing cocktail menu.
Manchester branch of the ever-growing chain of concept
bars from Living Venture's New World Trading Company opened
in August 2014, taking the company back to the premises on Deansgate where
they first started (as JW Johnsons in 1993). Decorated with
a horticultural theme, and with live music every night, the
offering is similar to its sister pub in Spinningfields, The
Oast House, with botanical
cocktails, craft ales, Champagne and wines sitting alongside
a food menu that is inspired by the deli, rotisserie, barbeque
and Sunday roast.