One of the first Honest Burger restaurants outside of London, this Bridge Street spot is home to a secret terrace - perfect for some summertime feasting. Munch on juicy burgers, rosemary fries and fluffy brioche buns at this hidden urban oasis.
Outdoor Restaurants In Manchester
When the sun shines? Manchester is the place to be. Boasting sky-high rooftop spots, dreamy flower-adorned terraces and huge beer gardens, our city sure knows a thing or two about alfresco drinking and dining. Whether you're on the hunt for a summertime bottomless brunch, a romantic date night spot or simply somewhere to soak up some vitamin D whilst chowing down burgers, we're bringing you Manchester's finest outdoor dining venues. Sunnies at the ready.
Originating in London, The Refinery made the journey north back in 2016 and has been a staple for hungry Mancunians ever since. The stunning streetside terrace here is perfect for sipping on fruity cocktails, nibbling on tasty charcuterie and watching the world go by.
One of the city's most Instagrammable spots, Sunset By Australasia is an interior lover's dream. Serving up a contemporary menu of pan-Asian cuisine, this place is also home to a gorgeous terrace, identified by its vibrant neon lights and lush greenery.
Manchester's highest restaurant, 20 Stories is known for its killer views and luxe food and drink offering. A cosy wonderland decked out with blankets and heaters in the winter, the outdoor terrace truly comes alive when the sun shines - expect free-flowing cocktails and gourmet nosh.
Fancy jetting off to Spain, but not so keen on the airfare? Cue El Gato Negro - the Manchester city centre spot serving up a mouthwatering selection of tapas dishes. Spread over three floors, head upstairs to check out the retractable roof and incredible views over Manchester's higgledy-piggledy skyline.
A firm favourite amongst Manchester's celebs, The Ivy Spinningfields boasts some of the city's most swoon-worthy interiors. For the perfect alfresco brunch venue, head through the main restaurant to the incredibly chic rooftop garden, complete with fire pits and a retractable roof.
Located on John Dalton Street, The Restaurant Bar and Grill is known for its mouthwatering menu of steaks, sourced from Aberdeen, Argentina and Canada. With a swanky roof terrace to boot, this place is perfect for a romantic alfresco date night.
Located inside the swanky Dakota Hotel, this luxe restaurant screams special occasion dinner. Menu highlights include a half kilo chateaubriand steak, along with suckling pig and line-caught stone bass - best enjoyed on the secluded outdoor terrace.
One of Manchester's best-loved boozers, The Wharf is situated on the edge of Bridgewater Canal. A heaving spot come the summer months, the huge waterfront beer garden here is the perfect place to enjoy some top-notch pub grub and an ice-cold glass of Pimm's.
Looking for hearty grub in a cool and contemporary outdoor setting? Head to Rain Bar the award-winning boozer with one of Manchester's finest waterfront locations. Dangle your toes into the canal (if you dare) whilst munching on juicy burgers and beer-battered fish and chips.
Decked out with quirky vintage furniture, old gymnasium flooring and exposed brick walls, Terrace NQ is one of the city's coolest spots. A true hidden gem, the terrace here is a real suntrap with plenty of homemade pizzas and local craft beers on offer to keep you well fed and watered.