Pretty in pink bar Sunset may be best known for being the sister venue of gorgeous restaurant Australasia, but it's also whipping up its own Japanese fare. Think savoury and sweet bento boxes at afternoon tea, sushi, robata and more, all washed down with cocktails.
Japanese Restaurants In Manchester
Looking to slurp on ramen? Or tuck into some sumptuous sushi? Whether you're feeling just a little peckish or absolutely ravenous, the land of the rising sun will have whipped up some tasty dishes to satisfy your hunger pangs. We've rounded up all the best Japanese restaurants in Manchester because, boy, do these guys know how to pack a flavourful punch.
Japanese fine dining in Manchester, anyone? Peter Street Kitchen has that covered, with a selection of contemporary Mexican dishes on the menu too, all served up in swanky surrounds. Better yet, their Rikyū Brunch on Saturdays gathers a sociable crowd for small plates and cocktails.
One of the best Japanese restaurants in Manchester, YO! is serving up affordable sushi at their Arndale and Trafford Park venues. A top pick for large groups because of their handy conveyor belt and huge menu of plant-based treats, this casual dining spot is a winner when cravings strike.
Not just the place for theatrical cocktails and heady sips, The Alchemist's MediaCityUK, New York Street and Spinningfields venues are also fronting plenty of international plates. As for Japanese food? They've got katsu curry, gyozas and steamed bao.
For some of the best sushi in Manchester, look no further than swish spot Australasia. Ideal for date nights and group get-togethers alike thanks to some seriously 'Gram-worthy interiors, this subterranean restaurant delivers on style and substance. On weekends, head to the late-night lounge afterwards to dance to DJs 'til 3am.
From duck gyozas to salmon sashimi and sushi rolls, there's plenty of Japanese fare to whet your appetite at Grand Pacific Manchester. As for mains, there's dishes from many other countries to chow down on, including buri bop Korean hot plate and Thai curries.
This Japanese restaurant in Manchester city centre serves up authentic and delish noodle soup, bowl after bowl. Make your way to the Piccadilly Gardens, where you'll find out why this once London-based independent eatery is now dotted in cities across the country.
From their bao buns and chicken yakitori to the delish teriyaki robata asparagus and miso caramel brownie, Cottonpolis' menu is packed with flavour. Head to the Northern Quarter restaurant to settle down for a tasty meal among sleek interiors.
If you want to be dazzled by opulent interiors, flooring made from precious stone and a mouthwatering menu, then head to The Ivy Asia on the Spinningfields spot's second floor. They're serving everything from tempura and maki to sashimi and bao, alongside a range of killer cocktails.
Betcha can't guess what Cocktail Beer Ramen + Bun's is offering, eh? Specialising in tonkatsu (pork broth) ramen and pillowy bao, this late night joint isn't to be missed. You'll be sipping on quality concoctions alongside tasty plates of grub in no time.