A gorgeous spot 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).
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 into the warmer seasons.
Escape the wintry chill with an evening at Australasia. One of the best cosy restaurants to warm up in, the underground eatery is cooking up a fusion menu of Australian, Southeast Asian and Japanese plates, including squid tempura with sriracha mayo, Mongolian lamb with slaw and roasted black cod.
Authentic tapas and a plethora of fine wines... Evuna is a strong choice for a cosy meal 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.
One of the best places for winter dining and themed drinks come winter, Escape To Freight Island is the socially-distanced venue that's pairing a giant Christmas tree and heated outdoor space with mulled wine, hot cider, bratwurst grill, artisan cheese and a hog roast hut.
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.
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 with brandy custard, there's plenty to warm you up and give you all the festive feels.
Housed within an impressive historic building, the Albert Square Chop House is a very British affair. Decked out in jewel-toned Chesterfields, wooden flooring and Union Jacks, the restaurant will have you chomping on hearty classics from total comfort.
Not just one for boozy sips and hot toddies, Bar Hütte is also a top choice for food come wintertime in Manchester. Check out the city centre pop-up as it returns with sanitised après ski chalets, freshly baked pizza and social-distancing precautions like contact-free app ordering and your own personal server.
With a gorgeous indoor dining space and a menu of exquisite food, The Refuge is, without a doubt, up there for cosy winter restaurants in Manchester. Nestle into the romantic surroundings and tuck into brunch classics, Sunday roasts and a la carte plates.
The Ivy is serving up quintessentially British food and a heavy dose of festive vibes to the Spinningfields masses. Join this cosy winter restaurant for a Christmas feast washed down with extra special cocktails such as Gingerbread Manhattan, Truffled Flip and mulled wine.