Pictures can't do justice to this shimmering Peter Street restaurant. Located inside the Free Trade Hall the decor nods to Japanese minimalism, in homage to its menu, with clean, white booths, high ceilings and simple but eye-catching lighting fixtures.
Beautiful Restaurants In Manchester
Whether you're doing it for a date night or just doing it for the 'gram, sometimes you just need a little extra aesthetic with your dinner. Luckily for you, this city shows a penchant for a bit of sparkle and splendour in its eateries and we've put together the pick of the lot for you, so you never have to go without some gorgeous surroundings. Say hello to Manchester's most beautiful restaurants.
Aiming to make themselves the 'happiest place in Manchester', Foundry Project's interiors will certainly spark joy. A home for chilled out drinks and raucous dinners, they've also got a secret downstairs cocktail bar offering velvet stools and a slick speakeasy aesthetic.
While you wouldn't usually associate cowhide with a classy dining establishment, Gaucho have transformed their space into a black and white feast for the eyes. Spread over a ground floor and mezzanine, the restaurant comes decked out with sky-high ceilings, sparkling chandeliers and black leather booths.
A slice of botanical beauty in St. Peter's Square, The Anthologist cultivates a relaxed but lively environment perfect for sipping on some of their sublime cocktails after work, or tucking into one of their delicious menu items come dinner time.
Taking you to the tropics, Grand Pacific is all about the sunshine vibes and verdant interiors. Housed within a gorgeous 19th century space, its colonial-inspired decor sees palm motifs and elegant lighting is a fine complement to its menu of Pan-Asian fare.
An urban oasis in the heart of the Printworks, eden is a botanical paradise that's perfect for Instagram snapping and beautiful brunches in Manchester. Topping it all off ids the restaurant's internationally-inspired menu and luxurious outdoor terrace for cocktail sipping under the sun.
The home of Spanish dining, El Gato Negro brings some of Spain's vibrancy to life in its sunny restaurant. From the exposed brick walls decorated with poppy art through to the intimate red booths that have a prime view of the open kitchen, this spot has date night written all over it.
A sky-high siren watching over Spinningfields, 20 Stories is the rooftop restaurant of your dreams with floor-to-ceiling windows offering expansive views over the city, a foliage-decked dining room, and a huge outdoor terrace designed for sunshine sipping.
One of Manchester's best restaurants is also one of its most beautiful; Adam Reid at the French is all about the finer things in life. Set in the Grade II listed dining room of the Lowry, the space is a stunning combination of old world and new, with corniced ceilings and arched windows contrasting against massive light installations.
Interior dreams are made of these at Tattu, which is recognisable by its massive blossom tree, slap bang in the middle of the Chinese restaurant. Aside from the tree, there's plenty to ogle over, including carved wall art, purple lanterns and marble style floors.
Beautiful from its cocktails to its curtains, The Ivy is a place to see and be seen. Take the elevator up this Asian-inspired bar and brasserie and indulge in a little self-care with expertly-crafted cocktails and dishes from their robata grill.
A Northern Quarter classic, this slinky bar and restaurant boasts moody, modish interiors, innovative cocktails and moreish small plates. One of the city's top spots for date nights and dinner with mates, it's found the balance between class, craft and effortless cool.
Inspired by America's West Coast, Firefly is the Stanley Street restaurant from the team behind Foodwell. Whether you came for the cocktail trees and Cali-style small plates or the live DJs and slinky booths, we're sure you'll want to stay a while.