EAST Z EAST
Where: Blackfriars Street, M3 5BQ
Highly acclaimed Indian restaurant which has a real modern vibe with great food. Enjoy the very best of traditional Punjabi cuisine.
Where: 184 Deansgate Street, M3 3WB
Do you love steak? Then look no further than the award-winning restaurant Hawksmoor. Located in the old Victorian courthouse, this is the place for the steak aficionado.
Where: 1 Lincoln Square, M2 5LN
The finest Cantonese cuisine served in this five-star restaurant. Wings elevates Chinese food to another level.
Where: 104 High Street, M4 1HQ
Modern French cuisine. Using only locally sourced, fresh ingredients. Designed to delight the senses and convey a whole new world of taste.
Where: 14 The Avenue, M3 3HF
Enjoy a bite of Spain in the heart of Manchester. Iberica offers the very best in Spanish gastronomy, wine and culture. With a restaurant designed by Spanish architect Lázaro Rosa Violán, you feel you are transport you to Spain from the moment you step through the door.
RANDALL & AUBIN
Where: 63 Bridge Street, M3 3BN
Randall & Aubin is an Anglo/French Brasserie that specialises in seafood and has been delighting
foodies in Soho for the past twenty years. Now comfortably at home on Bridge Street, Randall & Aubin is serve hearty dishes of the highest quality, in a welcoming atmosphere.
RABBIT IN THE MOON
Where: Corporation Street, M4 3BG
Space-aged Oriental fine-dining restaurant on the top floor of the Urbis building (Home of the football museum). Where else can you have dinner with a spaceman?
ALBERT SQUARE CHOP HOUSE
Where: Albert Square, M2 5PF
Classic British with a modern twist, using fresh local ingredients. The chop houses have been a Manchester tradition and this is the best yet.
TAPEO & WINE
Where: 209 Deansgate, M3 3NW
This lovely independent restaurant, with their a passion for gastronomy, want to transport you to Spain through traditional tapas dishes. Taking the best of modern and traditional Spanish flavours and techniques to make you feel like you are in your home from home.
Where: 3 Hardman Square, M3 3EB
Contemporary Chinese cuisine, fusing traditional Asian flavours with exquisite presentation. Each Tattu has its own identity, taking guests on a sensory journey from East to West through its award-winning interior design and an astute attention to detail.
Where: Chapel Walks, M2 1HN
Named for the year the Vegetarian Society was founded and voted best vegetarian restaurant outside London, 1846 serves modern dishes across four menus including Sunday lunch.
Where: 1 Hardman Square, M3 3EB
Modern British celebrating local Manchester produce in a modern and glamorous restaurant perched on the 20th floor.
Where: 42 King Street West, M3 2WY
With the philosophy of ‘exceptional ingredients, artfully prepared’ this stylish Italian restaurant provides a modern Italian dining experience. (Many of their ingredients are flown in from produce markets across Italy to ensure authenticity). Here you get a real hustle and bustle atmosphere with great food.
Where: 1 The Avenue, M3 3AP
A menu of Pacific Rim flavours underpinned by European cooking traditions, fused with Japanese influence. Stylish but laid back, with a great late lounge and bar.
Where: 43 Spring Gardens, M2 2BG
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication from this sexy Italian. Great food, served in opulent, mirrored interior inside fantastic Grade II listed building. Rosso fuses classic concepts with new world execution and Italian panache.
Where: Hulme Hall Lane, M40 8AD
Only a short taxi ride from town is this fantastic and elegant space serving an array of Asian fusion dishes, with an authentic taste. Specialising in Thai, Seafood and Indian cuisine.
Where: 4, Mirabel St, Manchester M3 1PJ
Umezushi is about freshness and quality. Authentic Japanese cuisine including sashimi, sushi and tempura, plus sake and tasting menus.
Where: Peter Street, Manchester M60 2DS
Modern British food by chef Adam Reid. The menu uses the best seasonal produce to deliver excellent flavours, in an elegant and relaxing atmosphere.
Where: 19 John Dalton Street, Manchester, M2 6FW
Salvis Manchester is an independent, family-run delicatessen and eatery. They are purveyors of only the finest Italian fare, bring the tastes of a family kitchen in Naples to the streets of Manchester.
Where: 20 - 22 King Street, Manchester, M2 6AG
New for Summer 2018, renowned chef Paco Perez’s menu promises to bring authentic and affordable Catalan food to Manchester. In a teaser post on Facebook, they said, “We believe that joy comes from stepping out of our comfort zone so, don’t say we didn’t warn you!”
Where: Jack Rosenthal Street, Manchester M15 4RA
WOOD offers high end yet unintimidating dining. Offering modern interpretations of traditional dishes, WOOD is passionate, playful and creative.
EL GATO NEGRO
Where: 52 King St, Manchester M2 4LY
A multi award-winning tapas restaurant from born from head Chef Simon Shaw’s fascination with Spanish food and wine. Using the best of modern and traditional Spanish flavours and techniques, the menu offers a tapas selection which is simple, confident and bold.
Where: 36 Bridge St, Manchester M3 3BT
Serving instantly recognisable British Classic dishes influenced by unique world flavours. All ingredients on the a la carte grill menu is carefully sourced from across the British Isles, including Norfolk, Dukesmoor and Northumbria.
Where: 55 King St, Manchester M2 4LQ
The Menu at Grafene interprets British life through food. Relaxed British tapas and flawless desserts make this a refined fine dining experience.
Where: One New Bailey, New Bailey St, Salford M3 5JL
Just a short walk from The Lowry Hotel, Menagerie offers bespoke cocktails and carefully crafted dishes. Weekend visits include an exciting showcase of dancers, aerial acrobats, singers, sideshow acts, burlesque and contortion.
ALSTON BAR & BEEF
Where: Cathedral Street, Manchester M4 3TR
Boasting the best Gin and steak in Manchester, Alston selects the top 1% of beef from farms on the Scottish border. To top it off, Alston has a large selection on gins available in their bar, as well as a number of their own gin infusions, each individually garnished and served to perfection
Where: Barton arcade, Deansgate, Manchester M3 2BB
An independent and multi award-winning deli, ran by Elaine Kinsella as a homage to Catalunya and Spain. The bar claims the UK’s largest array of Spanish gins, beers, wines and spirits, and the restaurant offers takes on traditional Catalan dishes as well as modern and innovative twists that you would expect to see in Barcelona’s best restaurants and bars – including their signature Catalan Hotpot.
Where: 50 Spring Gardens, Manchester M2 1EN
Grand Pacific offers a menu packed with global dishes and served in the most opulent surroundings. This is the home of exotic cuisine and sophisticated sipping.
Where: 54-56 Whitworth St, Manchester M1 5WW
A chic bar located in the Railway arches with a deliciously trendy grill menu. A more casual dining option, Gorilla also boasts a gin parlour and hosts live music.
Where: Eagle St, Manchester M4 5JY
Found inside a Grade II listed building, in Manchester’s trendy Northern Quarter, Mackie Mayor is an amazing community dining experience. A wide range of local food venders have their own stall surrounding long communal tables. Grab what you want and grab a seat. Children and dogs welcome.
REFUGE BY VOLTA
Where: Oxford St, Manchester M60 7HA
Justin Crawford and Luke Cowdrey, aka The Unabombers, have joined forces to curate The Refuge Dining Room & Public Bar. Inspired by their world wide DJ’ing tours, their menu has a global influence and is package with large sharing plates.
Where: 77 Shudehill, Manchester M4 4AN
A restaurant that does what it says in the name, the Pasta Factory boasts a wide range od Italian dishes made with fresh handmade pasta. Plus, if you find a pasta you enjoy, you can buy a portion to take home with you.
INDIAN TIFFIN ROOM
Where: 2 First St, Manchester M15 4RL
Authentic Indian Street food, made fresh to order, the menu is amalgamation of various regional dishes that are popular in different parts of India. Offering authentic dishes such as ‘Dosa’ (rice pancakes), ‘Thali’ (mini buffet on a plate), an array of Chaats (finger licking good!), Kebabs, Indo-Chinese food and much more.
Where: 3 Hardman St, Manchester M3 3HF
At home in an industrial-styled bar with terrace, The Alchemist serve Global comfort food & creative cocktails. They are the masters in the dark arts of molecular mixology and demons in the kitchen. Expect the unusual.