Stuck inside thanks to Covid-19? Before you attempt to become the next MasterChef contestant, you can still enjoy many of Manchester's excellent eateries from the comfort of your home - and no, you don't need to change out of the jim jams. Whether you're after a fine dining steak night, an indulgent burger or a cheese-laden slice of pizza, these bars and restaurants are making sure you're kept fed while the city is on high alert. Check out our guide to the Manchester restaurants now available as takeaway or delivery.
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Foundry Project: This quirky Northern Quarter spot is keeping us fed with pizza, burgers, fries and booze deliveries available on Deliveroo.
Manahatta: Chic Manchester city centre restaurant Manahatta is serving their taste of New York, with burgers, wraps and other comfort food classics being delivered.
Crazy Pedro's: Slice heroes Crazy Pedro's are offering up delivering and collection on their wacky pizzas, alongside the option to chuck booze in there too.
Gary Usher’s Elite Group (Kala & Hispi): Beloved chef Gary Usher has had a revamp of his menus at Elite Group, including Kala & Hipsi, to bring the same great British dishes in takeaway form. You can either collect or if you live within 1.5 miles, have it delivered.
The Restaurant Bar & Grill: If you’re looking for steak, steak and more steak, The Restaurant Bar & Grill have some of the best in the biz, which they’re delivering around Manchester.
Elnecot: Fans of the disco cabbage will be pleased to hear that Ancoats’ Elnecot is still open for business. Call them up to order their award-winning small plates and then pop in to collect.
Dog Bowl: Usually found just off Oxford Road, Dog Bowl is keeping our spirits up with their indulgent bites available on UberEats, from hot dogs through to baskets of wings.
Franco Manca: Get yourself a slice of the action with burrata, focaccia and specials topped with ingredients like organic tomatoes, ricotta and spicy lamb sausage.
BrewDog: Along with their stellar selection of craft beer cans, BrewDog is delivering juicy burgers, wings and snacks - all suitable for meat-eaters and vegans.
Absurd Bird: Not only are Absurd Bird delivering their restaurant favourites, but they've also pivoted to vegan dishes with the introduction of Absurd Vird.
Honest Burgers: One of our favourites for patties, Honest Burgers are using Deliveroo to send you their top-notch burgers, all served with those drool-worthy rosemary fries.
Trap Kitchen: One of Manchester's hottest openings, Trap Kitchen is delivering crab legs, mac n cheese, lobster tail, bang bang prawns and teriyaki rice.
The Alchemist If you’re missing their theatrical libations; don’t fret as The Alchemist is bringing them to your door. There’s a selection of six cocktails to order, as well as their comfort food menu.
The Quarter House: Evenings just got a whole lot more filthy as The Quarter House deliver their dirty fries and stacked burgers from their NQ hub.
Evuna: The Northern Quarter’s little slice of Spain, Evuna is keeping its doors open for collection, with seafood paellas and tapas up for grabs.
Street Urchin: A new addition to Ancoats, this bright and breezy restaurant has made its seafood-heavy menu available for collection - just give them a ring to place your order.
The Creameries: Chorlton spot The Creameries are still churning out their goods, with boxes of cheese, wine and a few main meals available for collection or delivery.
Revolución De Cuba: Dreaming of balmy days and laid-back vibes? While they can’t get you to Cuba, this Manchester restaurant takeaway can bring you a taste of Havana with their Central American tapas and burritos, all available for delivery.
Red's True Barbecue: The Lloyd Street staple is going all out with a hearty spread of smoked wings, swine fries, brisket, cornbread and more.
Gaucho: You don’t need to worry about a plane ticket as Gaucho brings their heralded Argentine steaks to your door. Feeling plush? Chuck in a bottle of Pommery Brut Royal NV Champagne.
V Rev Vegan Diner: This Northern Quarter vegan stalwart is still open for Manchester restaurant delivery on Deliveroo, meaning you can still feast on the plant-based burgers that have made their name.
Yard & Coop: Manchester's best chicken coop is back and this buttermilk base is dispatching the likes of burgers, buffalo wings and brownies finished off with beer and wine.
Impossible: This theatrical dining spot on Peter Street has a menu as eye-catching as their shows. Have the likes of lotus root crisps, wasabi chicken nuggets, and katsu burgers delivered to your door.
Bay Horse Tavern: This gin-mad Northern Quarter boozer is delivering a hearty menu of British eats via UberEats, including the likes of steak and ale pies, mackerel pate, and sausage, mash and gravy.
Noi Quattro: You can’t beat a night in with a darn tasty pizza and that’s exactly what Noi Quattro is serving as they use UberEats to deliver their traditional slices.
Peru Perdu: Fly over to South America without leaving your abode with Peru Perdu’s range of ceviches, empanadas, and meaty mains - all up for grabs on Deliveroo.
Northern Soul: The cheese toastie maestros have slapped their wares on Deliveroo, meaning you can still get your daily three cheese blend on.
Sapporo Teppanyaki: The Japanese restaurant has hopped on UberEats to bring you sushi, tempura, wagyu ribeye and whole lobsters.
Sam's Chop House: Make the most of fish and chips, roast beef dinners and sticky toffee pudding as this British favourite delivers all the classics with wine and beer to wash it down.
El Capo: You don't' have to visit the NQ restaurant for a taste of Mexico. Order bourbon wings, vegan nachos, wine and beer to your home.
Shoryu Ramen: When it comes to Manchester restaurants delivering, this Piccadilly Gardens hottie is ensuring you get your fill of ramen while in self-isolation with their range of bowls orderable on Deliveroo.
Almost Famous: One of the city’s most famous burger spots is making isolation a little bit more delicious with their delivery menu - we’ll take a pulled pork and famous sauce-slathered triple, please.
Federal: Brunch to your door? Federal is back with their renowned menu, delivering dishes like bacon, smashed avo and eggs on sourdough alongside freshly baked pastel de natas with coffee to finish it off.
Six by Nico: Though they get snapped up pretty quickly, Home by Nico is one for all you foodies. We've seen everything from an Italian experience to Indian street food and even a posh picnic.
Flok: Get Flok's specially curated wine list, craft beers and Spanish-style bar snacks as the Stevenson Square spot opens its doors for delivery and collection.
Koffee Pot: Start your day off right with the ultimate breakfast from Koffee Pot. The Oldham Street favourite has rustled up DIY pancakes, brekkie packs and vegan fry up kits to keep you fed through lockdown.
The Allotment: If you're looking for vegan deliveries in Manchester, check out The Allotment's spread of meat-free fare.
Don Giovanni: Italian comfort food is delivered to your door in the form of calamari, polpette, pasta, risotto and pizza. Round that all off with a beaut bottle of wine.
Sugo: Delivering from their Altrincham and Manchester outposts, Sugo has got your lockdown restaurant deliveries on lock. Ditch your average homemade pasta for something here.
Erst: Dispatching their much-loved dishes on Thursdays and Fridays, Erst are making sure that your tastebuds tingle. Keep your eyes peeled for a slot that'll guarantee delicious plates and wines to match.
Rudy's: Fancy trying Rudy's award-winning Neapolitan pizza? Now's your chance, as the affordable pick delivers the likes of calabrese, carni and margherita... all to bake at home.
Mughli: Offering contact-free delivery and pick-up, Mughli is satisfying your Indian needs in socially-distant style. That means biryani, curries and meaty faves cooked over a charcoal pit.
Adam Reid at The French: Elevate your after-work dinner as winner of Great British Menu and holder of 4 AA rosettes, Adam Reid, has got a lavish 4-course meal for 2 with the option to add wine pairings.
Piccolino: Launching Piccolino2Go, the Italian restaurant has got antipasti, pizza, pasta, salads, Sunday roasts and a wide selection of wines available for delivery or click and collect.
Archie's: While you might not be able to get to dive into this Insta-famous spot's ball pit right this minute, you can get their smashed burgers, BBQ wraps and chilli tater tots delivered to your door.
Wholesome Junkies: From the phish 'n' chip butty with beer battered banana blossom and ziggy fries, to buffalo 'chickn' burgers, vegan never looked so good.
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