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 or unusual bites you're after, our lowdown on cool places to eat in Manchester has you covered.

Last updated on 12th August 2022




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.

Head to the Irani cafe-inspired space of Dishoom and you'll uncover one of the best restaurants for groups in Manchester. These guys dish up Indian breakfasts (sausage, egg and bacon-stuffed naan rolls, anyone?) and classic curries paired with spiced cocktails.