Best Birthday Restaurants in Manchester

You've finally managed to get your friends and family together for one night, but your biggest task is still ahead: you need to know where to eat on your birthday in Manchester. Do you all share your food in a tapas bar like one big happy family, or spoil yourself with some fine dining? Whatever experience you want for the special day, the Northern Powerhouse can deliver, so check out our recommendations of the best birthday restaurants in Manchester and just have a good time.

Last updated on 16th September 2019




Bottomless Brunch and 3 other offers

This super stylish venue's got a cracking cocktail list and an extensive menu, ensuring there's something for everyone. Whether you're after small plates and mezze boards to share or larger dishes, this restaurant's got you covered, making it a great spot for group meals.

Cane and Grain

3 user reviews 4

This Northern Quarter spot offers three floors of no-nonsense American-themed fun. Snack on a selection of Texan-inspired dishes in Cane and Grain's ground floor restaurant, before heading upstairs for a whisky or two at The First Floor cocktail bar or downstairs to The Liars Lounge, an award-winning tiki bar. 

Impossible

231 user reviews 4

Head to this unusual spot for an out-of-the ordinary evening. Set on three floors, enjoy an eclectic menu of classic and contemporary dishes - think kangaroo tacos and salt and pepper crickets - before heading to the immersive 'Theatre Du Impossible' nightclub or the mezzanine's hidden gin palace for molecular cocktails and lickable Champagne bubbles. 

Tasting Menu and 8 other offers

Housed within the Manchester 235 Casino, James Martin's seasonally changing a la carte menu combines fine dining with a Manchester edge, sourcing all their ingredients from renowned, local suppliers. And when you've finished with your meal, you could try your birthday luck at the casino downstairs…

Cottonopolis Food & Liquor

1330 user reviews 4

Nestled in a grade II listed building in the bustling Northern Quarter, Cottonopolis Food & Liquor delivers on delicious Asian-inspired food washed down with wonderfully contemporary and experimental drinks. Feast on a selection of small, tapas-style sharing plates ranging from crab claws, sushi to Dim Sum with your nearest and dearest, whilst sipping on sake till the early hours of the wekend. 

Albatross and Arnold

103 user reviews 4

Offering a simple but delicious menu of seasonal dishes, Albatross and Arnold makes a great spot for more intimate and cosy celebrations. Located in the city's Spinningfields district, the 40 cover gorgeous bar and lounge also has an impressive wine list and serves some very snazzy cocktails for those just looking for a birthday drink or two.

Free Guestlist Entry before 11pm and 13 other offers

Perfectly placed in Manchester's city centre is a space that'll cater to all your birthday needs. Sprawled over multiple floors, eden is a botanical paradise with foliage lining the walls of its beautiful bar and restaurant, a gorgeous outdoor terrace and three dedicated club spaces. 

Rosso

4 user reviews 5

Situated in a gorgeous 116-year-old listed building on King Street, this swanky dining spot is owned by none other than former Manchester United star, Rio Ferdinand. Raise a glass from Rosso's extensive list of wines, Champagnes, beers and cocktails whilst enjoying a vast selection of Italian classics, ranging from pizza to steak to whole lobsters.