Maybe Sunset by Australasia wouldn't initially spring to mind when thinking of winter restaurants in Manchester, but this pink paradise is about to prove you wrong. The terrace here gets decked out in fluffy throws and toasty heaters, while seasonal cocktails are waiting to accompany your Japanese-inspired meal.
Cosy Winter Restaurants In Manchester
The cold has crept in and the days are getting shorter... sounds like you need a warm nook to hunker down in. From fairy-lit dining spots to pubs with fireplaces and seasonal pop-up igloos, these cosy winter restaurants in Manchester have got everything you need to see you through the icier seasons.
A gorgeous venue strung with fairy lights, Spinningfields' The Lawn Club is an igloo restaurant in Manchester from winter through to summer, while also boasting cosy lawn houses for that alfresco dining feel without the chill. Plus, their Alice In Wonderland-inspired yurt pop-up is available this season.
A gorgeous venue in the heart of the Northern Quarter, Foundry Project is the perfect place for some seasonal cheer. Head here to dig into a mega feast of comfort food classics, finished off with a festive cocktail (or two).
Best known for its theatrical cocktails, The Botanist also whips up a relaxed deli-style menu of eats within a homely setting. Expect rustic interiors, low-hanging lights and mouthwatering pies accompanied by floral-inspired concoctions.
With a name inspired by Jungle Book, candle-lit timber tables, decorative fairy lights and lanterns, Mowgli is a top choice of warm and cozy restaurants in Manchester. Enjoy hearty Indian dishes and street food with a good slosh of curry leaf-steeped whisky cocktails.
Gulp down your winter warmer cocktails alongside a healthy side-order of small plates at Three Little Words on Watson Street. Cosy romantic restaurants in Manchester city centre don't get better than those offering lamb chops, pork belly bon bons and black bean tacos with signature sips to accompany.
Not only does The Anthologist have a menu of hearty, warming classics like pies, burgers and Marmite mac 'n' cheese, but the selection of indulgent dessert cocktails are sure to get you in the winter spirit. Better yet, you'll be able to say you've been to the First Dates restaurant.
Replacing their winter outdoor dining pods in Manchester this year is The Black Friar's pop-up Medieval Winter Tavern, which is sure to hit the spot when it takes over the award-winning garden space from 21st November. Munch through menus of divine festive fare, alongside sipping on seasonal cocktails or Manchester-themed concoctions.
Authentic tapas and a plethora of fine wines; Evuna is a strong choice for cosy winter evening restaurants in Manchester. Along with sharing paellas and vegetarian small plates, it also serves up a signature seabass baked in rock salt, which is dramatically filleted in front of you.
Tattu is already a beautiful year-round destination, but when they turn their gorgeous cherry blossoms blue for winter? You know it's a must-visit for the season. Sip through limited edition cocktails and munch themed desserts while the immersive Aurora Borealis light shows dazzle you.
With an indoor restaurant inspired by eating alfresco and a menu of exquisite food, The Refuge is, without a doubt, up there for cosy winter garden restaurants in Manchester. Nestle into the romantic surroundings while tucking into a wide array of seasonal bites.
Boasting plenty of cosy corners and even a giant tipi, The Oast House is one of our favourite winter outdoor restaurants in Manchester. Whether it's a chilled out date night or drinks with mates, make the evening hearty thanks to fondue sharing dishes and hanging kebabs.
On the hunt for winter igloo dining in Manchester? 20 Stories gets our vote for an unforgettable meal, combining a jaw-dropping high restaurant with rooftop views, plush furnishings, blankets and cushions across their festive pop-up snow globes.
Pull up a chair at The Dakota Grill this winter and get stuck into their menu of yuletide classics. From hearty plates of turkey with all the trimmings to braised short rib of beef and Christmas pudding slathered in brandy custard, there's plenty to give you all the festive feels.
The Ivy is serving up quintessentially British food and a heavy dose of festive vibes to the Spinningfields masses. Join this best pick of cosy rooftop restaurants in Manchester for a hearty feast washed down with special seasonal cocktails, alongside gorgeous winter wonderland-esque surrounds.