All The Manchester Restaurants And Bars Now Taking Bookings

Done with the days of having to think of what to cook, arguing over the washing up and shaking sub-par cocktails in the kitchen? We feel you. With the hospitality sector back in business this April, we've rounded up the city's venues that have pivoted to measures like social distancing, PPE and QR code menus. Whether you really can't wait to get out or are just testing the waters until you're ready to reserve your spot, take a look at all the restaurants and bars in Manchester that are now open for bookings post-lockdown. 

*please note, opening scenarios will be dictated by both government and venue, so please stay safe, stay in contact with the experience you've booked and be conscious of the impact you have on people around you when leaving home.

Last updated on 30th April 2021

Three Little Words

390 user reviews 5

Dinner, drinks and a distillery all under one roof? Three Little Words is back baby. Head to the stunning arches this May where brand new cocktail menu and amazing small plates await, with a clear roadmap of sanitiser stations, digital menus and contact tracing to ensure a smooth visit.

Pho Manchester

259 user reviews 4

Bringing you and hefty helping of noodle soup, rice bowls and curries, Pho is a no-brainer when it comes to tasty Thai food in Manchester. Book a table for you and your friends and tuck into a selection of aromatic meaty, veggie and vegan-friendly fare.

The Lawn Club

758 user reviews 4

A fun and colourful outdoor dining space, The Lawn Club is pouring up tasty cocktails on Hardman Square. With the option sit inside or in your very own private pods, greenhouse-style dens or a relaxed beanbag chair, it's the perfect outdoor bar for sun-soaked sips.

El Capo

2 user reviews 4

Welcoming walk-ins and bookings, the Northern Quarter's El Capo is back with a whole host of Latin American bites. Head over this summer for your fill of Mexican street food favourites from burritos and tacos to tequila-fuelled margaritas and mezcal-based sips.

MOJO Manchester

68 user reviews 4

Forgotten what it feels like to sip on a decent cocktail at a real bar? MOJO is making that memory a reality with zombies, pornstar martinis and Long Island iced teas. Expect all that plus technology like QR codes for ordering and paying to keep you safe.

Simon Shaw's Canto is reopening its doors for alfresco dining this April. Head here for late night dining on small plates like mushroom croquetas and beef steak with caramelised onion on caco bread, or check out Tipsy Tapas for dishes and bottomless fizz come the weekend.

Looking for the best quirky activities to book now in Manchester? Junkyard Golf Club will soon be putting your mini golfing skills to the test this May as they reopen their doors once again. Grab your masks and take 5 of your closest pals for a round or two and signature sweetie cocktails.

El Gato Negro is back for outdoor dining this April, helping you to get your fix of Spanish cuisine from the gorgeous terrace space. Then from May? Expect slick booths and high-table seating in the ground floor bar, perfect for romantic date nights and post-lockdown meetups. 

Another top choice on our list of restaurants that are now open in Manchester, Mamucium is the hotel eatery that's welcoming guests back  from this May. Once indoors? You'll find a menu of includes classic Northern dishes and delcious drinks at an affordable price.