James Martin Restaurant


Award-winning James Martin Manchester boasts an urban-chic celebrity vibe along with its celebrity chef status for an all-round unforgettable meal out in the stunning Great Northern Warehouse. This is a dining experience with a difference - service people talk about, a sophisticated adults-only setting, and fabulous fresh food that fires the imagination.

Original dishes on the ever-changing seasonal menu include Ribblesdale sheep cheese pasta, black garlic-glazed wagyu ox cheek, and white chocolate and whisky croissant butter pudding. The affordable tasting menu, which includes a vegetarian version, wins rave reviews, and there’s a Chef’s Table for exclusive private dining.

Serving dinner from 5pm and traditional roast lunches every Sunday, James Martin Manchester is part of Manchester235 casino making it a strictly over-18s restaurant.


  • Happily Affordable
  • Taking Bookings
  • Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets
  • None


Day Open Close Notes
Monday - -
Tuesday - -
Wednesday 17:00 23:00
Thursday 17:00 23:00
Friday 17:00 23:00
Saturday 12:30 23:00
Sunday 13:00 18:00

Special opening hours

Day Open Close Notes
Wednesday 26th June 2024 12:00 23:00



James Martin Restaurant, Great Northern, 2 Watson Street, M3 4LP




  • Cuisines

    This venue serves British, Seafood, Afternoon Tea, Roast Dinner, Vegetarian Friendly, Christmas Lunch/Dinner and Steak food.

  • A word from the chef:

    “We’ve worked really hard on the menu and the restaurant itself is set in a fantastic space, within a thriving venue, and we’re confident everyone is going to love it"

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
James Martin Manchester Private Room 160 200 - £1500-4000 £6500-7000

Hire this dramatic, luxurious space exclusively for lunch or dinner.

James Martin Manchester is the signature restaurant at Manchester235 Casino, set away from the main gaming floor on its own mezzanine.
This spectacular 170-seat restaurant spotlights original features of the historic Great Northern Warehouse, such as exposed brickwork and industrial-chic steel girders,.

These, together with natural daylight and James' own selection of luxury vintage-style fabrics and artwork, make for an incredible dining space.

Chef's Table Private Room 10 0 - £75-£125pp £75-£125pp

If you really want to impress clients or for an intimate special occasion with friends, take a seat at our Chef's Table

Choose the Chef's carefully selected menu or create a bespoke menu, with the help of our Head Chef Doug Crampton, especially for your event.

This interactive dining experience, where our Chef and Head Sommelier serve food and wine direct to your table with real passion, takes your event to the next level.

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Customer Reviews (4177)

Our Review

James Martin Restaurant - Manchester Review

As a die-hard foodie with a northern heart, I was dead happy to be invited to review James Martin’s restaurant at Manchester235. The Venue Tucked away within the casino itself, you’d never know where to find it – unless, well, you knew. On a mezzanine level above Vega Lounge, therestaurant…

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