Cool Places To Eat In Manchester

Fancy grooving to jazz and disco while you dine? How about pairing up-market kebabs with a trip to the venue's hidden cocktail bar? Or, just maybe, a menu fusing Mexican and Japanese food is your jam? Whatever quirky happenings and unusual bites you're after, our lowdown on cool places to eat in Manchester has you covered.

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Last updated on 8th April 2024

The Lawn Club

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When in need of cool places to eat in Manchester city centre, Spinningfield's The Lawn Club is coming in hot with its alfresco offering. From bookable private pods to a pergola covered in foliage or a spacious, sunny lawn area, this spot has quirky covered. While munching your way through loaded fries, gourmet burgers or tantalising pizzas, you can sip on refreshing spritz cocktails from the outdoor bar as well.

What's on at GRUB

When you're on the hunt for cool places to eat street food in Manchester, GRUB should be your first port of call. There are bottomless brunches on Saturdays, as well as a load of other events accompanied by traders from around the world.


Ancoats eatery Elnecot boasts a lovingly selected range of small plates, ones which are quirky to the core. Whether you go for Devon brown crab crumpets or king oyster mushrooms with charcoal, roasted yeast sauce, pickle and courgette, these dishes are sure to be like nothing you've ever had.