One of Manchester's most talked about restaurants, Australasia is a seriously stylish joint. Head down into their glass prism to find a swish den of sushi, sashimi and oysters, along with big plates such as squid ink cured monk fish and tempura squid.
Best Seafood Restaurants In Manchester
While Manchester may not be too close to the coast that doesn't stop our city's restaurants dishing up great seafood. From fancy fish and chips through to spicy Pan-Asian cuisine, seafood restaurants in Manchester are in equal parts inventive and delicious. Check out our recommendations for Manchester's best fish restaurants and give your next meal out a salty switch up.
We're in the more than capable hands of James Martin at this fish restaurant in Manchester. Using local fishmongers to source their seafood, the restaurant serves fancy takes on classic dishes; try the Indian-spiced sea bream for a light and fresh dish.
Boasting a gorgeous array of Japanese and Mexican small plates, this stunning restaurant offers some of the finest seafood in the city. From sushi to tuna tostadas, it's a must-visit for fish fans.
Cottonopolis Food & Liquor is ticking all sorts of boxes when it comes to Manchester's best seafood restaurants. Located in a grade-II listed building in the Northern Quarter, this sexy spot serves sharing Pan Asian plates such as crab claws, dim sum and sushi.
Bringing a real taste of Italy to Manchester is Gusto. Alongside stone-baked pizzas and pasta dishes, there's also a great range of fish dishes - we recommend the squid ink risotto, which is as tasty as it looks.
Mixing industrial with bright colours and homely interiors, The Refinery is an all-day, easy going seafood restaurant in Manchester. In the summer, try and grab a space on their outdoor terrace or in winter cuddle up on one of the comfy chairs for hearty plates of British classics.
A renowned fish restaurant, Randall and Aubin have opened a second restaurant in Manchester's Bridge Street. Order Champagne and work your way through oysters at their dedicated bar, or head to the restaurant for a more formal meal.
The clue is in the title at this spot as Burger and Lobster go for crustaceans in their seafood offerings to Manchester. As well as lobster rolls and whole lobsters, non-fish eaters can also work their way through epic burgers.
Not only a Manchester fish restaurant but also one of the city's most beautiful spots, Tattu in Spinningfields has date night written all over it. Join the restaurant for Oriental-inspired plates that include scallops, tuna and King Crab.
El Gato Negro is one of Manchester's favourite tapas bars and as well as delicious meat and veggie dishes, they have a whole selection of fish and seafood. Try the tiger prawns with chilli, garlic, lemon and paprika with a glass of wine and thank us later.
While you might not associate Rio Ferdinand with fish in Manchester, this restaurant is about to change that. Owned by the former footballer, Rosso is a swanky King Street Spot that serves Italian dishes such as pan seared sword fish and whole lobster.