Got a hankering for tacos? El Capo is a top Mexican restaurant in Manchester's Northern Quarter, serving a wealth of drool-inducing dishes under their signature red neon lighting. Signatures include burritos, torts, and wings with £1 tacos on a Tuesday, because everyone loves a deal.
Restaurants in The Northern Quarter Manchester
Manchester's Northern Quarter is a famously trendy, fun place to hang out. However, it's not all just cafes, thrift stores and record shops, it also houses an eclectic mix of fantastic restaurants to check out when exploring the city. From boozy bottomless brunches to vegan junk food, stone-baked pizza to juicy fried chicken, chow down on some of the best food Manchester has to offer by exploring these restaurants in the Northern Quarter.
If you're looking for a tasty brunch, Foundry Project are a go-to in Manchester's Northern Quarter. The £25 boozy brunch gives you two hours of top-notch cocktails or prosecco to sip on as you devour American-style pancakes, full brekkies, hangover pizza and Colombian eggs.
Calling all carnivores! Cain and Grain is one of Manchester's top spots for American-inspired eats including grilled meats, hefty burgers and stacked ribs. Wash it all down with a classic bourbon, beer or cocktails from the all-star team of the city's top mixers.
In the mood for a little Kentucky lovin'? Yard & Coop is the spot for you. Chow down on juicy buttermilk fried chicken with clucking good flavours from across the globe, whether it be Korean coatings, bourbon BBQ delights or a touch of spice with Scotch Bonnet chillies.
The Northern Quarter is not just home to stylish street eats and cute cafes, it also houses some pretty great fine dining, such as 63 Degrees. Taste your way through elegant French cuisine, all cooked at the optimum temperature of 63° for an unrivalled taste experience.
Home Sweet Home are a staple in the Northern Quarter restaurant scene, smashing it with their huge cakes, comfort dishes, and boozy milkshakes. Come with an empty stomach and get ready to work your way through the likes of cheeseburger toasties and Oreo cheesecake.
Located beneath the trendy Northern Quarter restaurant Alvarium, Black Leaf is an innovative vegan kitchen specialising in meat-free feasting. Check out their three-course spreads which include roasted banana blossom, espresso risotto and deconstructed Black Forest gateau.
Taking inspiration from the famous mid-20th Century bar in New York, this NQ restaurant is a top spot for bottomless brunch and American eats. Head over between 10am and 4pm for delicious dishes including Cherokee corn cakes, cheesy sausage egg sliders and plenty of cocktails.
If you fancy stuffing your face with some of Manchester's best junk food, Almost Famous is the Northern Quarter restaurant for you. Find the door with no name and follow the staircase to a haven of fiery chilli dogs, stacked burgers, filthy fries and jam-jar cocktails.
PLY is a bustling bar and pizza restaurant in the Northern Quarter, providing a perfect space for munching before a night out. Enjoy delicious small plates and classic pizzas, such as the 'nduja with spiced sausage and red peppers or the pear and blue cheese.
Tariff & Dale is ticking all of our boxes when to comes to finding somewhere to eat in the Northern Quarter. Set in a historic building, the restaurant features cool industrial touches, while the menu goes from sourdough pizzas through to mains such as crispy pork belly with a Scotch egg.
Trof is a Northern Quarter staple spread across three floors, with a buzzing atmosphere that makes it ideal for after work drinks, casual dinners and pre-drinks. As well as serving a menu of international dishes, the restaurant bar has an equally eclectic cocktail selection to match.
These guys hold a legendary status in the Northern Quarter. Head on over for classic American grub in their diner, with classic pizzas, burgers and milkshakes that are sure to impress. Topping it off, there's a live music space and secret speakeasy bar to explore once you're done scoffing.
If you're heading to Manchester's Northern Quarter, Cottonopolis Food & Liquor is a must. The trendy bar and restaurant houses a stunning dining area and open kitchen serving Asian-inspired small plates such as deep-fried crab claws, dim sum and sushi.
A good ramen can cure just about any craving, and the fact that this place serves it until the early hours means the Northern Quarter is pretty darn lucky to have it. Head on over to Cocktail Beer Ramen + Bun and feast on, some of Manchester's best Asian dishes.
TNQ is somewhat of an institution among locals in Manchester. The stylish independent venue specialises in delicious British classics such as sirloin steaks, slow-cooked pork belly and roast chicken, with plenty of deals on its a la carte lunch menu if you're a little strapped for cash.
On the hunt for some plant-based junk food? Look no further as V Rev have plenty to feast on, from stacked seitan burgers to jumbo hotdogs topped with cheese sauce and loaded fries. This vegan restaurant really is worth checking out for veggies and omnivores alike.
BAB is a casual Northern Quarter restaurant specialising in amped up kebabs as you've never seen before. Sourcing all their ingredients from local suppliers, the menu here is made up of succulent kebabs and gorgeous flatbreads washed down with a menu of unique cocktails.
Not only is Soup Kitchen one of Manchester's best live music venues, but it also doubles-up as on of the Northern Quarter's best restaurants. Offering a seasonal menu of fresh goodies, you can enjoy anything from vegan borscht to classic sarnies and, of course, a hearty soup.