Casual Restaurants in Manchester

Fancy something a little laid back? Swap the sky-high spots and boujee bars for something of the chilled out variety. From slick picks touting bare brick walls and simple menus to vegan diners adorned with quirky posters and cosy booths, here's our pick of the best casual restaurants in Manchester.

Last updated on 9th January 2020




Pho Manchester

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Get your foodie fix as Pho brings classic Vietnamese cooking to the iconic Manchester Corn Exchange. From crispy spring rolls to crispy chicken wings and wok-fried noodles alongside the signature steaming bowls of rice noodle soup, you won't go hungry here.

@ YO! Sushi Selfridges on Saturday 1st February 2020 and 25 other Saturdays

Whether you're looking for a fun spot to take the kids or a chilled out date night destination, YO! Sushi can do it all. From conveyor belt dining to this sell-out Sushi School experience, you'll be able to master the art of maki and nail that nigiri in no time.

Located in the heart of Spinningfields, Comptoir Libanais is the go-to for impressive Lebanese cooking. The first outpost in the city, this Middle Eastern restaurant is bringing you the likes of flatbreads, mezze and burgers finished off with baklawa and mango cheesecake.

Shoryu Ramen

1 user review 5

Another London fave, Shoryu Ramen has headed north, bringing their refreshing take on Japanese cooking along for the ride. Whether you're after spicy veggie tonkotsu or meaty street food, you'll find it all paired with sake flights and creative cocktails.

Head to the Northern Quarter where this chilled out pizzeria has got you covered for some authentic Neapolitan eats six days a week. From the classic Margherita to the sausage and broccoli-laden Vesuvio and plenty of vegan options, they're one of the top spots in the city to get your slice on.