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Best Restaurants in Manchester

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by The OpenTable Team
Updated February 08, 2024

Manchester may not spring to mind when thinking of the superb dining scenes in the world. However, the city's diverse array of dining destinations has been studded with a few of the best treasures in the UK in recent times. Manchester is flourishing, with a fantastic food scene and beautifully refurbished buildings that pay homage to the city's history. Manchester offers alternatives to satisfy any taste, featuring every imaginable cuisine, from sophisticated dining and typical English afternoon tea cafes to pop-up markets and modest street food. The thriving dining scene in Manchester is evidenced by the city bagging its first Michelin Star in 40 years in 2019.

A photo of AC Hotel Manchester Salford Quays restaurant
4.3
4.3 (39)
£25 and under
Mediterranean
Manchester
About the restaurant
Launched in 2016, the casual on-site restaurant at the chic AC Hotel Manchester offers a personalized dining experience in an inviting atmosphere. Tucked in the heart of Salford Quays, the dining space features upscale interiors, with cream, brown, and blonde décor, offering a relaxing setting ideal for unwinding over a meal. The restaurant serves inventive Spanish-inspired dishes fused with fresh British ingredients. Tapas highlight the restaurant's menu, featuring small dishes such as harissa chicken skewers and sauteed wild mushrooms. Diners can also dig into the restaurant's entrees, including pasta, burgers, seafood, and sandwiches. The restaurant boasts a wide selection of craft cocktails to accompany the cuisine.
Top review
AllyB1
Dined on Jul 21, 2023
Lovely God. Fabulous staff. We dined here two nights.
A photo of BAR SAN JUAN restaurant
4.9
4.9 (1462)
£25 and under
Tapas / Small Plates
Chorlton
About the restaurant
BAR SAN JUAN is a Spanish-inspired bar and restaurant nestled in the lovely south Manchester suburb of Charlton. The restaurant offers a vast menu featuring inventive Spanish specialties and local favorites, including classic tortilla, Sobrasada, quail's egg on toasted bread, and morels. The restaurant also serves tapas from all regions of Spain with a touch of innovation, including fish, meat, and vegetable tapas. The restaurant features a warm and friendly atmosphere with a Spanish vibe. Bullfighting posters and flamenco singers' photos grace the walls, and the scenic patio is open in warm weather.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 5 days ago
Bar San Juan is the best tapas place that is actually not located in Spain. The staff and owner are brilliant and friendly. The food is amazing and the service is top notch. I am very lucky to have this place on my doorstep
A photo of Bill's Restaurant & Bar - Spinningfields restaurant
4.5
4.5 (974)
£25 and under
Contemporary British
Manchester
About the restaurant
Established by Sussex greengrocer Bill Collison in 2014, Bill’s is located in the heart of Springfields Manchester. The restaurant serves inventive meals, including breakfast on weekdays, lunch, and dinner in a friendly atmosphere. For lunch, Bill's serves everything from delectable platters to Bill's Signature Burger of the Week. The restaurant comes to life in the evenings, with fine cocktails accompanying the innovative dinner dishes, ranging from British classics to fresh vegan alternatives, including signature dishes like pan-fried chicken served with wild mushroom and feta risotto.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on Mar 15, 2024
Great service. We arranged a surprise for my daughter 18th, where her football friends met her. They enjoyed the venue and had he food. I also had a separate table booked with my husband and sister where we we also enjoyed the food and the drink . Staff were friendly and patience and very organised for the group of girls. Will certainly recommend the venue Thank you’ve
A photo of Alvarium & Lazy Tony's Lasagneria restaurant
4.6
4.6 (169)
£25 and under
Vegan
Ashton-Under-Lyne
About the restaurant
Opened in 2020, Black Leaf is a vegan dining concept from owner Braddan Quayle and head chef Grace Stubbs, located in the basement of a cocktail bar, Alvarium. The restaurant features a three-course chef-inspired a la carte plant-based menu, serving innovative flavor combinations and eye-catching meals that characterize its creative cuisine, complemented by a vegan cocktail menu. Diners can savor specialties like vegan scotch eggs served with creamed turnips and toast or dig into local favorites, such as vegan sausages and mash. The restaurant also serves a range of side dishes and desserts.
Top review
sje211
Dined on May 13, 2022
Delicious food and great service, can't wait to go back!
A photo of Bundobust - Manchester restaurant
4.8
4.8 (448)
£25 and under
Indian
Ashton-Under-Lyne
About the restaurant
Bundobust, an Indian street food and craft beer destination, launched in Manchester Piccadilly in 2016 and quickly became a local favorite. The restaurant features a spacious beer hall offering a wide selection of craft ales, accompanying a vast, diverse menu of inventive dishes. Bundobust boasts a friendly, comfortable atmosphere and personalized quality service. The restaurant has gained accolades and recognition, including winning “Restaurant of the Year” at the 2017 Manchester Food and Drink Festival awards.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on Apr 12, 2022
Absolutely gorgeous food, we tried to choose our favourite but genuinely couldn't. And for what you get it is insanely good value
A photo of Evelyn's Cafe Bar restaurant
4.5
4.5 (1972)
£25 and under
Global, International
Manchester
About the restaurant
Tucked into the Northern Quarter, Evelyn's Café and Bar is a neighborhood restaurant that opened in 2016. Evelyn's boasts a diverse menu helmed by chef Jimmy Carr, serving a unique and compelling combination of dishes, from fresh seafood to meats and vegan options. The restaurant’s friendly, tranquil atmosphere features an open kitchen, nature-inspired colors, mismatched furnishings, and a remarkable green chandelier. Diners can also enjoy Parisian-inspired cocktails at the restaurant to complement their meals.
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CasualDinner
Dined 4 days ago
Lovely food ! Service was a little slow but overall the dining experience was great xx
A photo of Fress restaurant
4.5
4.5 (11)
£25 and under
International
Ashton-Under-Lyne
About the restaurant
Fress is a family-owned restaurant in the heart of the Northern Quarter. Since its debut in 2017, the restaurant has been committed to providing inventive comfort food. Fress serves brunch, lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner throughout the week. The restaurant is famous for its wide selection of desserts and cocktails, from local favorite “Pick ‘n Mix” Margaritas to Nutella Martinis. Fress boasts a chic yet inviting atmosphere, featuring a charmingly retro interior with classic Victorian-style tiling and bistro seats.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on Aug 14, 2021
Lovely cocktails, fantastic service and out of this world cakes!!
A photo of Gaucho Brunch - Manchester restaurant
5.0
5 (0)
£41 and over
Steak
Ashton-Under-Lyne
About the restaurant
Gaucho, located in a renovated church in the heart of Deansgate since 2001, serves exceptional Argentinian dishes in a stylish setting. The restaurant features an elegant, welcoming ambiance, with a magnificent church organ at the center of its sophisticated, split-level dining room. Crystal décor glistening at each table and stylish ebony furniture provide a remarkable dining experience. During the week, the steakhouse provides quiet lunches and dinners. However, on weekends, the restaurant transforms into a social hotspot, boasting DJ-hosted brunches and a lively cocktail bar to complement its inventive cuisine.
A photo of Hawksmoor Manchester restaurant
4.7
4.7 (9823)
£26 to £40
Steakhouse
Manchester
About the restaurant
Hawksmoor, open since 2015, is a chic steakhouse in Deansgate offering innovative specialties. The restaurant is located in an old courtroom, offering a unique, welcoming atmosphere. Hawksmoor’s interior features reclaimed items, such as parquet flooring, glazed bricks, oak paneling, and copper doors, to create a cozy vintage vibe with a touch of contemporary glamour. The restaurant offers a vast menu, featuring staples such as seafood specialties and vegan options, alongside its signature sizzling steak and complemented with a selection of spectrum wine labels.
Top review
OpenTable Dinervip
Dined 2 days ago
The food was amazing but the service was even better! Cerys is a credit to the restaurant - we have eaten twice there and we are fortunate enough that she has served us each time! Best restaurant in mcr x
A photo of Hispi restaurant
4.7
4.7 (1904)
£26 to £40
Bistro
Manchester
About the restaurant
Hispi is Chef Gary Usher's bistro concept, serving British-inspired meals since 2016. The restaurant has a relaxed, homey vibe, with cabinetry crafted from old Indian window frames and restored yard tiles. Hispi features a spacious, inviting dining room ideal for any occasion, from family dinners to date nights and group gatherings. The restaurant features a vast, diverse menu, offering bistro favorites, kids’ meals, and vegan options, accompanied by a selection of wines, cocktails, and beers.
Top review
djjpack
Dined 2 days ago
Just superb - and well worth making a trip out of the city centre for on a short break in Manchester. Hugely recommended.
A photo of Indique restaurant
4.8
4.8 (347)
£26 to £40
Indian
Didsbury
About the restaurant
Since its debut in 2016, Indique, tucked in West Disbury, has been committed to bringing classic Indian street-food flavors to Manchester. The couple-owned restaurant's name is coined from two words: Indian and unique. True to its name, the restaurant serves inventive dishes, featuring a distinctive blend of classic Indian favorites with contemporary techniques and presentation. The restaurant's menu, featuring three-course meals, is inspired by Dinesh Maheshwari's childhood and experience in Rajasthan, India. Diners can enjoy aromatic appetizers, such as onion bhaji and chicken tikka, before digging into classics like lamb biryani, duri puri, and Hyderabadi biryani chicken. The restaurant also offers desserts, gluten-free alternatives, and a selection of cocktails and wine.
Top review
Carlyvip
Dined on Mar 29, 2024
Excellent vegan menu and delicious food and presentation was fabulous
A photo of The Ivy Asia, Spinningfields restaurant
4.8
4.8 (4110)
£41 and over
Contemporary Asian
Manchester
About the restaurant
Since opening the doors of Ivy Asia in 2018, Richard Caring has been serving inventive dishes meant to be shared accompanied by classic and creative cocktails. Located on the second floor of The Pavilion, Ivy Asia has a sophisticated yet friendly atmosphere with an upscale interior, featuring semi-precious stone flooring and opulent textiles, illuminated with stunning greenery. Diners can socialize over drinks late into the night while relishing the soundtrack of the restaurant's resident DJ.
Top review
Sam1
Dined 3 days ago
Great service from Charlotte she was very attentive and helpful, it definitely topped our experience. The food was amazing as well , great selection and variety. The DJ who was right next to us was also friendly. It was our first time but will definitely returning.
A photo of Kala restaurant
4.7
4.7 (1877)
£26 to £40
Bistro
Manchester
About the restaurant
Kala is Chef Gury Usher's bistro concept, open since 2019. Kala is a spacious, exquisite, yet relaxed restaurant, with 55 seats in the dining room and ten at the bar. The restaurant features an open kitchen helmed by chef Jack Huxley, serving bistro favorites such as silky-smooth chicken liver pâté with rhubarb and cider chutney and seasonal specialties, including Wye Valley asparagus. The menu also offers side dishes, starters, shareable treats, and desserts, including vegan and children's alternatives, meeting all dining needs. Diners can complement the inventive dishes with drinks from the restaurant's full bar.
Top review
JamieF
Dined 5 days ago
Amazing food and service! Busy Friday evening, lovely atmosphere! Well cooked and presented food, great value for money too!!
A photo of Lizhi restaurant
4.7
4.7 (497)
£26 to £40
Chinese
Manchester
About the restaurant
Lizhi is a Chinese and Thai restaurant serving inventive dishes in a chic setting. Located upstairs in Astley Point, it provides quality service in a warm, inviting atmosphere with elegant Chinese-inspired décor. Lizhi features a vast, varied menu, offering Chinese classics blended with Thai flavors, prepared using the freshest ingredients. Diners can savor favorites like creative dim sum, chicken, and pork belly. The restaurant also offers a rich selection of wines, gin, and beer to accompany its meals.
Top review
OpenTable Dinervip
Dined on Mar 29, 2024
Our 2nd visit and was a lovely time as usual. Great service
A photo of Peru Perdu at The Cotton Factory restaurant
4.6
4.6 (1190)
£41 and over
South American
Manchester
About the restaurant
Peru Perdu is a South American-inspired dining concept located in the heart of Central Manchester, debuting in 2019. Inventive cuisine from all over South America is served, including Uruguayan wet aged steaks and a ceviche bar that combines classic Peruvian flavors with Manchester's desire for globally inspired cuisine. Seafood is also a staple on the restaurant's menu, as well as plant-based specialties. The restaurant offers a chic yet inviting atmosphere, featuring an open kitchen that allows diners to watch the food preparation technique from the chef's table. Peru Perdu also features a comprehensive South American wine list, with bottles from Chile, Brazil, Uruguay, and Argentina.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on Apr 5, 2024
Tasty food nice place to be lovely staff and service
A photo of Platzki restaurant
4.8
4.8 (344)
£25 and under
Polish
Castlefield
About the restaurant
Platzki, located in the Great Northern Warehouse, was established in 2018 by two culinary enthusiasts, Lukasz Mazurek and Przemek Marcinkowski. Like its name, the restaurant specializes in platzki, or Polish potato pancakes. The restaurant's menu, which changes every week, offers a contemporary twist on Polish classics, from potato dumplings to spicy pork. Vegan-friendly options are also available at Platzki, including galabki z grzybami I kasha, or barley groats served with wild mushrooms.
Top review
RodC
Dined on Jun 9, 2022
lovely staff and an innovative, different, menu. Really enjoyed our meal and made to feel very welcome.
A photo of Proof Bar & Kitchen restaurant
4.8
4.8 (69)
£25 and under
Global, International
Eccles
About the restaurant
Since its debut in 2007, Proof has been offering a variety of drinks and inventive dishes, prepared with fresh ingredients from local suppliers. The bar boasts an ambient and relaxed atmosphere, unlike other city center joints, featuring a spacious, scenic patio for a memorable al fresco dining experience. Proof serves innovative, wholesome meals for brunch, lunch, and dinner with a diverse menu featuring starters, side dishes, entrees, and desserts. Diners can savor drinks from the restaurant's award-winning selection of cocktails and wine.
Top review
FfINW
Dined on Aug 27, 2022
Excellent breakfast 😊 Good veggie options and lovely coffee
A photo of Purezza Manchester restaurant
4.7
4.7 (797)
£25 and under
Vegan
Manchester
About the restaurant
Purezza, a vegan pizza chain, opened its Manchester location in 2021, offering a wide selection of inventive vegan-friendly pies. The restaurant's remarkable prominence is undoubtedly due to its homemade dairy-free cheese, which took years of mastering in a lab before being used on wood-fired vegan pizzas. Purezza's unique recipes have earned it national accolades and recognition, including winning the National Pizza of the Year award in 2018. The restaurant's menu includes various specialties, including sourdough pizzas, calzones, lasagna, pasta, and burgers. Purezza also has a range of beverages, including craft cocktails, to accompany the menu.
Top review
GFDFfoodie
Dined on Mar 23, 2024
The food was delicious, and the service was outstanding. We were helped by Dom, Will and Lagoon- all three were welcoming, really helpful including with advice on gluten free options. Big thanks!
A photo of Ramona restaurant
4.6
4.6 (505)
£26 to £40
Pizzeria
Ashton-Under-Lyne
About the restaurant
Ramona, opening in 2021, serves Detroit-style pizza, focusing on coal-roasting, blistering, and charring. The restaurant is located in an old warehouse building that has been renovated to look like a Pacific Coast beach house. Ramona boasts a warm, inviting atmosphere with a vintage vibe, ideal for a memorable dining experience. The restaurant offers diverse sides, from salads to cookies and tater tots, accompanied by a margarita bar and a selection of beer, wine, and cocktails.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on Jun 18, 2021
It’s honestly great vibes
A photo of Salvi's Northern Quarter restaurant
4.5
4.5 (535)
£26 to £40
Italian
Manchester
About the restaurant
Salvi's is a classic family-run Italian restaurant named after Maurizio Cecco's father, featuring inventive cuisine inspired by Cecco's mother and fresh ingredients outsourced from their hometown of Campania, Italy. Conveniently tucked into Manchester's Northern Quarter, the restaurant opened in 2011 and serves antipasti, panini, and classic Italian specialties. Diners will enjoy a vibrant and contemporary atmosphere, featuring classic wooden seats and elegant personal touches that highlight Salvi's solid family heritage. Salvi's also offers a curated cocktail list and a diverse drink menu to complement the restaurant's Italian meals.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on Mar 29, 2024
Lovely lunch, great service and fantastic food.
A photo of Seven54 restaurant
4.5
4.5 (68)
£25 and under
Global, International
Didsbury
About the restaurant
Seven54 is a café, bar, and restaurant opened in 2021 by Nikolas Opacic. The restaurant's name was coined from its location at 754 Wilmslow Road. Seven54 offers a vast chef-inspired brasserie-style menu, featuring global flavors, a separate kids’ menu, brunch, and an all-day menu. The restaurant boasts an inviting, laid-back café atmosphere during the day, then transitions to an elegant, casual dining scene at night. Moreover, Seven54 features a fully enclosed, heated outdoor patio, ideal for an al fresco dining experience. Diners can choose from inventive favorites like fresh salmon, buttermilk buffalo fried chicken, and sizzling steak. The restaurant also offers vegan alternatives and a selection of drinks, from contemporary cocktails to beer, champagne, and wine.
Top review
Ultimatefoodie
Dined on Nov 19, 2022
delicious food but some portions too small. eg cauliflower harissa only 2 bulbs. churros too. dried and not good cinnamon. restaurant slightly chilly. service fair and some keen and interested staff still a favourite...
A photo of Sicilian NQ Bar & Bistro restaurant
4.3
4.3 (554)
£26 to £40
Italian
Manchester
About the restaurant
Since launching in the Northern Quarter in 2020, Sicilian has been committed to bringing the flavors of Sicily to Manchester. This inviting neighborhood bistro and bar serves inventive Italian-inspired specialties, from creative street culinary nibbles to pasta to vegan options and desserts, including innovative gelato flavors. Diners can try the local favorite arancini, made from fresh ingredients to create unique flavors. The restaurant also sells bottles of Sicilian wines, cocktails, and signature sauces, so diners can take a taste of Sicily home with them.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 5 days ago
The food is outstanding, staff very friendly. Love the interior and vibe in there. First time - definitely will not be my last.
A photo of The Allotment Vegan Eatery restaurant
3.9
3.9 (1688)
£26 to £40
Vegetarian / Vegan
Manchester
About the restaurant
The Allotment, opened in 2016 by award-winning chef Matthew Nutter, is committed to offering creative vegan and gluten-free dishes right in Mancester’s city center. The restaurant uses fresh, engaging, and locally sourced ingredients to create a unique, exclusively plant-based dining experience. The Allotment boasts a chic-yet-friendly atmosphere, with rustic finishes and monochromatic photos adorning the walls of its spacious dining room. The restaurant also features a selection of vegan-friendly drinks, from non-alcoholic beverages to cocktails and beer.
Top review
Maggiem
Dined 7 days ago
Food can be variable. Sometimes delicious sometimes ordinary sometimes both on the same plate! But it’s a lovely place in a gorgeous location with views of cathedral from the windows.
A photo of The Blues Kitchen - Manchester restaurant
4.7
4.7 (2283)
£25 and under
American
Manchester
About the restaurant
The Blues Kitchen, opening in 2021, serves inventive Texan BBQ accompanied by blues music, offering a touch of Southern soul in Manchester. Diners can enjoy the live background music, from classic blues to soul sounds and rock 'n' roll funk played by the world's most renowned resident performers, while savoring the southern-style barbecue, inventive burgers, and creative buffalo wings. The restaurant also offers a wide selection of curated wines, cocktails, and local craft beer.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 5 days ago
Absolutely brilliant experience on the food and service the only thing that got both myself and partner was the 50p service charge for each drink we had, we later found out this was for the band that was on. I know it’s only 50p but when you have 6-7 drinks each it adds up.
A photo of The Daisy restaurant
4.6
4.6 (65)
£25 and under
Cocktail Bar
Manchester
About the restaurant
The Daisy, tucked in the basement of Evelyn's, is a Paris-inspired cocktail bar lounge that debuted in 2017. Drawing meticulous influence from Parisian bar culture, The Daisy features a relaxed and cozy atmosphere. Its décor includes the industrial elements of the building, yet maintains an inviting ambience tailored to create a neighborhood hang-out space. The lounge features a carefully curated cocktail list and a vast selection of wines, from small-batch-produced alternatives to biodynamic and natural wines.
Top review
PingBOT
Dined 6 days ago
Tried booking a few times but left it too late, finally got a table early and absolutely loved our time at The Daisy, staff looked after us, cocktails perfect, a perfect intimate space!
A photo of The Ivy Brasserie, Spinningfields restaurant
4.6
4.6 (11189)
£26 to £40
Contemporary British
Manchester
About the restaurant
Located on the ground floor of The Ivy Spinningfields, The Ivy Brasserie, which debuted in 2019, offers inventive British-inspired dishes for dinner, lunch, brunch, and breakfast throughout the week. Upon stepping inside, diners are greeted with a burst of sparkling brass, elegant fabric, and iridescent glass, offering a sophisticated yet inviting atmosphere ideal for a memorable dining experience. The restaurant's menu is vast and diverse, featuring British classics blended with eclectic global flavors, from Italian truffled orzo pasta to Japanese crispy duck salad and fresh seafood.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 1 day ago
Perfect afternoon lunch for my wife’s birthday. We will definitely be back
A photo of The Jane Eyre - Ancoats restaurant
4.8
4.8 (148)
£25 and under
British
Manchester
About the restaurant
Two brothers own The Jane Eyre, a friendly and inviting neighborhood pub named after their mother that opened in 2018. The bar serves traditional drinks with a twist, a varied selection of keg and bottled beers, and simplistic, inventive cuisine made with fresh, high-quality ingredients. The restaurant has a Spanish-inspired menu, with small plates meant to be shared in its warm, inviting atmosphere.
Top review
Emmavip
Dined 5 days ago
Amazing food, great cocktails. Lovely service! Definitely recommend
A photo of The Jolly Hatters restaurant
4.6
4.6 (4)
£25 and under
Pub
Glossop
About the restaurant
The Jolly Hatters is a family-friendly neighborhood bar located in Haughton Green. The bar features friendly staff providing high-quality service in a warm, relaxed setting. Jolly Hatters offers a wide variety of different types of beer, along with snacks.
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NatalieC
Dined on Apr 23, 2021
Staff were lovely and didnt stop all night! Lovely atmosphere and all safety measures being adhered too. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
A photo of The Koffee Pot restaurant
4.7
4.7 (95)
£25 and under
Café
Ashton-Under-Lyne
About the restaurant
Since its debut in 1976, Koffee Pot has been offering inventive, quality British staples. The restaurant is famous for its outstanding brekkies and inventive homemade pies. The Koffee Pot boasts a cozy, inviting atmosphere, featuring leather booths with artwork and graffiti adorning the walls. The classic British breakfast menu is fused with specialties, such as fluffy pancakes. Diners can indulge in the restaurant's drink menu, featuring cocktails, natural wines, and beers.
Top review
Wilsons
Dined on Oct 17, 2021
Great place to eat
A photo of The Post Room restaurant
4.6
4.6 (95)
£25 and under
International
Ashton-Under-Lyne
About the restaurant
The Post Room, located in Denton, is a casual dining restaurant boasting a diverse menu of inventive cuisine. The restaurant is dedicated to providing a cozy, inviting atmosphere and quality service. To accompany its perfectly prepared meals, The Post Room provides a wide variety of curated cocktails and fine wines. The restaurant's one-of-a-kind drink menu complements its extensive culinary selections to create an unforgettable dining experience.
Top review
Krobbo
Dined on Sep 10, 2021
Lovely food but personally a little disappointed with dessert. That said it wouldn’t stop me coming back as the starters and mains were heavenly! Staff attentive and friendly - a great first impression 😊
A photo of The Restaurant at The Refuge restaurant
4.2
4.2 (1494)
£25 and under
Global, International
Manchester
About the restaurant
The Refuge is located in one of Manchester's historic landmarks, the old Refuge Assurance offices on Oxford Street, and features four areas: the relaxed dining room, the scenic winter garden, the chic public bar, and the comfortable den. The restaurant, which opened in 2016 in the city center, serves inventive cuisine, showcasing Volta's award-winning concept of homemade, creative grilled items and small plates. The menu is influenced by Luke Cowdrey and Justin Crawford's extensive travels and adventures throughout the world. The Restaurant at the Refuge also features a diverse beer menu and comprehensive wine list alongside live DJ music, creating a memorable dining experience.
Top review
CatherineE
Dined 7 days ago
A really lovely overall experience, friendly, helpful staff and delicious food.
A photo of Volta restaurant
4.8
4.8 (543)
£26 to £40
Tapas / Small Plates
Didsbury
About the restaurant
Volta is a friendly neighborhood restaurant and pub in West Didsbury. Luke Cowdrey and Justin Crawford, popularly known as DJs the Unabombers, operate this award-winning restaurant. The restaurant exudes a sophisticated yet casual feel, thanks to its lively outside patio, wooden bistro-style decor, and lively background music. Volta provides a diverse, inventive menu, featuring globally-inspired specialties, from Spanish charcuterie to cheese and Iberian ham, as well as vegan alternatives.
Top review
Emily
Dined 4 days ago
Been to Volta twice now and it’s excellent value for money. Really delicious tapas.
A photo of WOOD Manchester restaurant
4.5
4.5 (1107)
£41 and over
British
Manchester
About the restaurant
WOOD Manchester, open since 2017, is award-winning chef Simon Wood's concept, demonstrating his unimposing upscale dining style with an emphasis on purity and simplicity. This chic restaurant, tucked between Deansgate and Oxford Road stations, has a sophisticated yet inviting atmosphere, featuring a glass façade, open kitchen, and a color palette of blues and greys throughout the interior. WOOD features two seasonally-inspired menus: the tasting menu and the a la carte menu, both complemented by a fine assortment of wines, beers, and spirits.
Top review
Josol
Dined 6 days ago
My friend and I had a wonderful lunch at this gorgeous venue. The food was absolutely exquisite and the service was spot on. It was lovely that Simon Wood came over to check we were happy, which we most definitely were! If you're looking for a special meal, don't hesitate to book this gorgeous restaurant.
A photo of Jane Eyre at Escape to Freight Island restaurant
£25 and under
International
Manchester
About the restaurant
Jane Eyre is a warm, inviting neighborhood bar serving seasonal fare accompanied by classic cocktails with a twist and local beers. The bar, established by Eyre brothers Joe and Jonny in 2016, is a tribute to their late mother. The kitchen offers inventive meals made from fresh, locally sourced ingredients, such as Vacio steak served with chimichurri, chorizo scotch egg, salt cod, and roast cauliflower served with romesco sauce.
Top review
Kat84
Dined on Mar 31, 2022
£1 oysters and £7 champagne, how could you go wrong! We will be back again for sure!
A photo of Kbom Bar & Kitchen - Permanently Closed restaurant
£25 and under
Portuguese
Manchester
About the restaurant
KBOM is adapted from the Portuguese words "que bom," meaning delicious, which sums up the Portuguese and Brazilian soul food served at this restaurant. Opening in 2020 in a well-groomed shipping container at Manchester's Hatch Court, this casual dining restaurant boasts simplicity while offering a wide range of unique and exciting dishes. KBOM blends the exuberant flavors of Brazil with classic Portuguese soul food to create inventive specialties adored in Manchester. At the bar, diners can savor a curated list of Brazilian-inspired cocktails, a modest selection of fine wine, and Portuguese beers.
Top review
RaynaH
Dined on Sep 11, 2021
I booked a table for my birthday and I was not disappointed, the food was authentic and amazing. To anyone who loves brazilian food this is the best place to go!
A photo of Vertigo First Street - Permanently Closed restaurant
£25 and under
Vegan
Manchester
About the restaurant
Vertigo First Street, which debuted in 2019, is Michael Jebelli's plant-powered concept, serving inventive vegan specials. The restaurant and coffee bar features a charmingly inviting atmosphere, with a spacious, chic dining room and a scenic outdoor patio, ideal for soaking up the elusive Mancunian sun during warm weather. Vertigo's diverse menu provides plant-based dishes, including salads, stew curries, sandwiches, and smoothie bowls, accompanied by a comprehensive range of craft beers and wines.
Top review
LisaL
Dined on Dec 18, 2021
Beautiful food! We love to visit here annually when we have our Manchester Christmas shopping day!
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