Best Restaurants In Manchester

Who's hungry? It's not just crafty cocktails that this industrial metropolis boasts. Manchester is swimming with dining dens, tasty retreats and flavourful hideaways. Scouring this maze of urban haunts is a daunting task, even for those comfortable city folk who tend to paddle in their nearest shores. Luckily, we've created a hand picked list of the best eateries and foodie destinations to grace Manchester's streets. Tuck in to our list of the hot to trot restaurants and get your knife and fork ready - you're in for a feast!

Last updated on 22nd August 2018




Cabana Manchester

22 user reviews 4

2 for £10 or 2 for £12 Cocktails - All Day, Every Day! and 3 other offers

Taking inspiration from Brazilian churrascarias - modern Brazilian dishes and local snacks often found on Rio street corners - Cabana serves a mixture of marinated skewers grilled fresh, such as the Spicy Malagueta Chicken, as well as dishes like the Brasilian feijoada hot pot. Wash this down with their delicious Brazilian cocktails, like blended Batidas, or try one of their own creations. Enjoy all of this while sitting in their fun, up-cycled interior that evokes a cool urban feel.

Banyan Manchester

582 user reviews 4

Fizz Friday - £18.95 Prosecco all day and 1 other offer

Banyan brings a superbly stylish and relaxed spot for drinking and dining to the Corn Exchange. A lovely little spot whether you're looking for a coffee and cake pick-me-up, a dinner date or a few late-night cocktails in their beautiful open bar, the focus at Banyan is to cook up homely and simple food using the freshest of ingredients.

A Cuban fiesta of culinary thrills and drinking debauchery. Living by the mantra to feel, taste and explore culture, Revolucion de Cuba is steeped in inspiration from the original party island making this place a sassy hangout of cheeky cocktails and moreish foods. Sample a slice of Latin America, the Caribbean and beyond with their Cantina menu of pinchos, tapas, hamburguesas, and larger plates. Arrribaa!

Fizz Fridays and 3 other offers

Opened by restaurant giants Duke & Morgan, The Refinery is a modern and exciting venue that serves classic food with dishes including everything from curries to crispy duck flatbread. They also have a great selection of cocktails to accompany your meal, from the traditional to the more exciting.

Cane and Grain

3 user reviews 4

Rack up a rib at this juicy joint; you won't be disappointed. The latest bar/restaurant to grace Northern Quarter's streets, Cane & Grain specialise in those delish porky pleasures - RIBS. Calling on the American Deep Southern traditions in the pit and BBQ, this place stacks their ribs extra large and covered in saucy goodness. Be sure to grace their cocktail menu whilst you're there - it's a fountain of rich Rums and ballsy Bourbons.

Tasting Menu and 3 other offers

Named as one of The Sunday Times' Top 100 Restaurants, James Martin Manchester combines expertly crafted British fare with a modern and well-thought out interior to bring about one of Manchester best eating out destinations. Expect industrial touches, a vintage feel and a varied menu using fresh produce and local ingredients. 

Rosso

4 user reviews 5

Exuding a sleek Italian finesse, Rosso takes pride of place on King's Street. Decadent dining is the tone here with an appreciation for those lustrous Italian flavours in authentic pizza's, homemade pastas and fresh seafood. Rosso is a cosmopolitan city dwellers dream offering delicious tastes and an extensive wine and cocktail menu to match.

Almost Famous

4 user reviews 5

The Big Mac of the burger establishment. Championing the dirty burger in true mac-daddy fashion, Almost Famous smashes out American-style diner classics with their Red-Neck Crack Wings, Steak sandwiches and everything topped fries. Napkins at the ready, this will be a feast of juicy, greasy goodness, dripping with flavour. Ooft.