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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.
Back for another year, The Lawn Club is an unmissable summer pop-up up in Manchester's Hardman Square. This year, you can expect the same stellar lineup of cocktails, alongside private dining pods and a mouthwatering menu of light bites and main meals.
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 heated terrace, easy spotted by its glowing lights, fur throws and lush foliage.
Get your outdoor dining fix at Dive NQ, where you'll get to chomp on Asian street food in a quirky setting. Found in the heart of the Northern Quarter, this spot features a sprawling terrace which can be covered up and features plenty of heaters (just in case).
This Chorlton restaurant with outdoor seating is a favourite for its authentic tapas dishes and top-notch collection of drinks. Head here on a sunny day and top up your vitamin D levels from their streetside tables while catching up with mates over sharing plates.
This cute Chorlton cocktail bar and restaurant is a must for outdoor brunches this summer. Settle into the sun-soaked terraces space at Into The Woods and soak up some rays while sipping handcrafted signature creations and tucking into wholesome breakfast classics.
Looking for hearty grub and beers by the water? Head to Rain Bar, the award-winning boozer with one of Manchester's best outdoor spaces. Dangle your toes over the canal (if you dare) while munching on delicious British dishes with thirst-quenching tipples.
Located on John Dalton Street, The Restaurant Bar and Grill is known for its mouthwatering menu of steaks that come sourced from Aberdeen, Argentina and Canada. With a swanky roof terrace, this place is perfect for a romantic alfresco date night.
This quirky city centre restaurant features some of the Manchester's best outdoor dining opportunities. Check our The Refuge's courtyard space, where handcrafted cocktails, flavoursome international dishes and a regular roster of unmissable DJ nights are at the forefront.
Looking for a pretty outdoor restaurant to while away the hours? Albert's is a Didsbury neighbourhood gem serving classic British dishes with an international twist. When temperatures rise, turn to the stunning terrace area which is filled with botanical touches.
One of the best places to eat pizza in Manchester, Proove is a firm choice for alfresco dinners in the warmer months. Get stuck onto freshly baked Neapolitan slices in their cosy terrace space on a chilled out date or long-awaited catch-up with pals.
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.
Perched on the edge of Deansgate Locks, the beer garden at Dukes 92 is a spectacle to behold. Designed with lazy summer days in mind, this vast outdoor dining space is the perfect place to get stuck into one of the many delicious sharing boards that are on offer.
Home to a secret terrace that's perfect for some summertime feasting, Honest Burgers is one of the best outdoor restaurants in Manchester city centre. Make your way through their menu of juicy burgers, rosemary fries and top-quality craft brews at this hidden gem.
This high-end restaurant screams special occasion dinner, with a heated outdoor terrace filled with lush botanicals. While you're soaking up the ambiance? Tuck into a menu of half kilo chateaubriand steak, along with suckling pig and line-caught stone bass.
20 Stories Manchester is a rooftop restaurant with incredible views of the city. A cosy wonderland decked out with blankets and heaters in the winter, the outdoor terrace truly comes alive when the sun shines, as alfresco drinking and dining comes paired with luscious greenery.
Fancy jetting off to Spain, but not so keen on the airfare? Cue El Gato Negro, the Manchester city centre restaurant with outdoor dining that's unmissable in spring and summer. Head up to the rooftop terrace for dinner with a view, made up of authentic tapas and fine wine.
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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? Head through the main restaurant to the chic rooftop garden where you can tuck into British dishes under a the sun.