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. With that in mind, Manchester's best bars, pubs and restaurants pull out all the stops to tempt you in from the cold with their festive feasts. So whether you're looking for somewhere to have Christmas dinner in Manchester with friends, or you're arranging a work's Christmas party for you and your colleagues, check out our guide to some of the best in Manchester.
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.
With bespoke gin cocktails and quirky takes on traditional festive food, this steak hotspot is making sure no one's going hungry this festive season. The restaurant mixes its own gin up, so expect some time-appropriate flavours; think cinnamon, gingerbread or mince pie.
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.
From blankets on the terrace through 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 group party, try their outdoor igloos for canapes and cocktails, or inside there's a choice of hearty plates.
Not only is 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.
With lip-smackingly tasty and beautifully plated dishes, Peter Street Kitchen is bringing a taste of Japanese and Mexican fusion to Spinningfields. Not only is the menu absolutely delicious, 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 average pick for a festive meal in Manchester, join them for a unique menu of smoked ribs, moreish fries and sharing platters.
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 cow-hide decor through to the huge chandeliers - the festive menu is similarly as swanky, with a selection of steak cuts.
Always one for a stellar seasonal offering, Bill's has got the festive good this Christmas. Head to their shiny new Spinningfields site for pigs in blankets, bacon and brie burgers and a range of mouthwatering desserts washed down with wines, cocktails and more.
One of the best restaurants in Spinningfields, Australasia is a great pick whether you're after a chilled out team dinner or big group party. There's a Christmas lunch menu, dinner options and even a vegan spread that includes veggie tempura and pumpkin mash.
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 brasserie this festive season and explore what fantastical foods offerings they have for you.
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.
Try your Christmas dinner in Manchester with a difference. Not only can you chow down on themed Christmas burgers and specially created festive cocktails, there's also bowling lanes on site, making it a great option if you're the one stuck with organising the party.
While it may be closed from 4pm on Christmas even through to the morning of Boxing Day, Trof is giving you plenty of time to lap up their delicious multi-course festive menus and party buffets, with Cheshire-raised turkey and beef bourguignon in casual surrounds.
Looking for a unique Christmas dinner in Manchester? Where the food doesn't stick to the British norm of potatoes and gravy? Cottonopolis will be putting an Eastern spin on proceedings with a Kurisumasu Menu; think duck bacon, roasted Wagyu, and chocolate and miso brownies.
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, which is also available on the day itself.