Included as one of The Sunday Times' top 100 restaurants, James Martin Restaurant within the Manchester235 Casino is a top choice if you're after something a bit razzle dazzle. The venue is serving lunch four days a week and dinner every night, with special offers to boot.
Christmas Dinners In Manchester
Christmas is a time for eating, drinking, and eating some more. From themed menus to stunningly decorated spaces, the city's best bars, pubs and restaurants pull out all the stops to tempt you in from the cold in December. So whether you're looking for somewhere to eat with friends, or you're arranging a socially-distanced party, check out our guide to the best restaurants for Christmas dinner in Manchester.
With lip-smacking dishes, Peter Street Kitchen is bringing a taste of Japanese and Mexican fusion to Spinningfields. Not only is the menu absolutely beautiful, but the small plates, classic cocktails and stunning interior are the perfect combination for a luxurious Christmas meal in Manchester.
Get ready to kick your average turkey and stuffing dinner to the curb courtesy of Cane & Grain. Not your usual pick for a festive meal in Manchester, they're also bringing you a menu of smoked ribs, moreish fries and sharing platters.
Banyan is all about the cool and casual, something that's slipped over to their menus this year. Before you spend all night dancing and drinking at this little number, tuck into either a two or three-course meal; we've already spied a deep-fried camembert in the starters.
Not only are Brown's opening their York Street doors for a variety of special menus this season, but they're even doing it throughout Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Eve which means that you're festive feasting has no bounds.
Brasserie Abode have become somewhat famed for their sumptuous Sunday roasts, so a Christmas dinner here guarantees a high standard of cooking. Head to the Piccadilly favourite this festive season and explore what fantastic foods offerings they have in store.
From mince pie Manhattans through to gingerbread sours, Gaucho is a slick little spot for dinner this December. The restaurant is seriously stylish, from the cowhide decor through to the huge chandeliers - the festive menu is similarly as swanky, with a selection of steak cuts.
From a festive high tea to seasonal sips and the main event which promises steam duck dim sum, Malaysian salmon and, of course, roast turkey with all the trimmings, Grand Pacific makes a great choice for a quirky Christmas dinner in Manchester.
One of the best restaurants in Spinningfields, Australasia is a great pick whether you're after a chilled out team dinner or evening with your bubble. There's Christmas cocktails, a dedicated lunch menu, dinner options and a vegan spread that includes veggie tempura and pumpkin mash.
Spend your Christmas dinner in Manchester's warming Northern Quarter venue, The Pen and Pencil. The restaurant has several options, with private rooms or single table booking depending on your size. The menu's also customisable, from sliders through to canapes.
Enjoy a Christmas dinner at Deansgate's Gusto and you'll be treated to an opulent restaurant in Elliot House, made all the better thanks to a menu of delicious, high-end Italian food and amazing bottles of wine with charming service to top it all off.
Not just the home of Manchester's best happy hour, this Northern Quarter pick also serves up a Christmas spread that'll really jingle your bells. Roundup your bubble and head to Dive for a socially-distanced seasonal feast to remember.
From blankets on the terrace to all the turkey trimmings, when it comes to a Christmas meal in Manchester, The Refinery is something of a no-brainer. If you're booking a small group party, try their outdoor igloos for canapes and cocktails.
Rosso is all about fancy Italian dining and it's no different come December. The sexy Spring Gardens spot is cooking up whole roasted turbot, slow roasted rib of beef, and a salad of duck confit leg for their Christmas menu, all matched with gorgeous decorations.