Outdoor Restaurants In Manchester

Come rain or shine, this city is the place to be. Boasting sky-high rooftop spots, dreamy flower-adorned terraces and huge beer gardens, our home sure knows a thing or two about alfresco dining. Whether you're on the hunt for a bottomless brunch, somewhere for a romantic date night or a relaxed venue to chow down on burgers, we're bringing you Manchester's finest outdoor restaurants.

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Last updated on 8th April 2024

The Woodstock Arms

In leafy West Didsbury you'll uncover The Woodstock Arms, a popular drinking den thanks to its sprawling beer garden and pub menu. But that's not all... There's bottomless brunch and Sunday roasts to chow down on too. What's not to like?

Dukes 92

Perched in Castlefield, the beer garden and canalside booths at Dukes 92 are a spectacle to behold. Designed with lazy summer days in mind, this vast space is the perfect place to get stuck into one of the many delicious pizza sharing boards and hearty plates on offer.

The Lawn Club

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The Lawn Club is one of the best restaurants in Manchester for eating outside, whether you're taking a seat on the foliage-adorned terrace or grabbing deckchairs on the spacious lawn. Expect a stellar lineup of refreshing spritz cocktails and other boozy concoctions, alongside a mouthwatering menu of tasty pizzas, gourmet burgers, loaded fries and more for when you get peckish.

The Wharf

One of Manchester's best-loved boozers, The Wharf is situated on the edge of Bridgewater Canal. The huge waterfront beer garden here is packed out in summer months, offering guests the perfect place to enjoy classic pub grub and refreshing glasses of Pimm's.


Cool shipping container destination Hatch Manchester brings you all kinds of options for outdoor drinking and dining. The Oxford Road den has traders delving out steak, Brazilian-Mexican street food and loaded parms, to name just a few.


One of the best outside restaurants in Manchester city centre, Zouk has a stunning terrace space to settle down across. Expect twists on your Sunday roast and plenty of aromatic favourites, alongside cookery classes too.

Tre Ciccio

If outdoor Italian restaurants in Manchester would fit the bill, then head to Altrincham to find family-run Tre Ciccio serving up all manner of authentic plates. You can enjoy a relaxed lunch in the day, or a romantic rendezvous once the night falls, all topped off by some gorgeous terrace seating. 

Albert's Didsbury

A pretty restaurant perfect for whiling away the hours, Albert's is a Didsbury neighbourhood gem serving classic British dishes with an international twist. The stunning terrace area is packed with gorgeous botanicals and bright accents, so it's the perfect place to settle down for a meal.