Our Guide To The Best Tasting Menus In Manchester

Do you sometimes struggle to pick one dish from a menu? It's arguably one of the hardest decisions to make when dining out. Don't worry though, we've got the solution. Tasting menus are your best friend - sometimes offering up to 18 dishes that you can enjoy in one sitting. We've curated a list of the very best tasting menus in Manchester, with everything from finger-licking Japanese delights to chic French bites. 


Peter Street Kitchen 

The award-winning restaurant Peter Street Kitchen serves the most delicious Japanese and Mexican cuisine. Book in to experience their omakase six-course tasting menu for £75 per person, where you'll get to try out a broad range of specially curated dishes such as the gyoza tacos with truffle chilli dressing, and the mouth-watering grilled lobster. There's even a vegetarian version available for not-so-carnivorous customers. It's certainly worth the hype. 

Peter Street Kitchen Tasting Menu | DesignMyNight

Six beautiful Insta-worthy courses for you to enjoy. 


A contemporary Japanese restaurant, MUSU, is a Manchester city centre favourite. Showcasing the very best East Asian cuisine, their tasting menu allows you to try four distinct cooking styles commonly used in Japan: Edomae, Izakaya, Teppan and Kaiseki. With prices starting from £130 per person, you can choose up to 11 courses - their white chocolate dessert with soy milk tuille is an absolute winner. 

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Looking for the best tasting menus in Manchester city centre? MUSU definitely has one. 

63 Degrees

No need to trek to Paris when you've got 63 degrees on your doorstep. This is the ultimate French fine dining spot. Not only do they boast mouth-watering Parisian cocktails and champagnes of every variety (of course), but they also offer a five-course tasting menu for just £48 per person. From 5.30pm every Tuesday, you can enjoy everything from stuffed salmon to the perfect crème brûlée. The whole experience is très magnifique.

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A cheap tasting menu in Manchester? This place is just the ticket. 


Why not visit Mana, Manchester's only Michelin Star restaurant owned by renowned chef Simon Martin, formerly of Copenhagen's three Michelin-starred venue, Noma. With a capacity of just 30 people, you can expect an intimate dining experience where between 12 and 18 plates will be served in quick succession. Indulge in everything from the finest seafood dishes to deliciously tender meats for just £95 per person. Everything is made from fresh British produce that highlights the best culinary experience the UK has to offer. 

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Enjoy all these small plates at this stunning spot in Manchester. 

Adam Reid At The French

Ever wanted to be wined and dined by a celeb? Here's your chance (kind of). Book in to try the tasting menu at The French for £145 per person, created by the restaurant's chef-patron Adam Reid - AKA the winner of the Great British Menu and four AA Rosettes. In true Northern style, you'll begin the meal with bread, butter and broth before tucking into fish pie and cracker sandwiches. There's even tipsy cake for dessert. 

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This tasting menu is worth the spenny price, trust us. 

Where The Light Gets In 

Working directly with farmers and fishermen to curate the perfect British dishes, Where the Light Gets In is one to put on your foodie bucket list. Located in Stockport in Greater Manchester, you can enjoy surprise dishes from their ever-evolving tasting menu for just £65 per person. Their sustainable efforts, such as growing natural ingredients on their farm, led to them achieving the Michelin Green Star. 

Where The Light Gets In Manchester | DesignMyNight

This sustainable hotspot in Manchester is the perfect place to indulge in hearty British dishes.

Six by Nico 

Get ready for something spectacular. Six by Nico never disappoints when it comes to their ever-changing tasting menus. They've featured a menu based on Tokyo with delicious chicken karaage, tempura and miso sea bass ramen, an entire six courses dedicated to street food and even a funfair-themed spread. Better yet, these one-of-a-kind experiences start at just £39 per person. 

Six By Nico Manchester | DesignMyNight

Head to Six by Nico for the funkiest tasting menus. 

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