Fine Dining in Manchester

Looking for a restaurant in Manchester to enjoy some fine dining? Indulge in some of the most elegant and luxurious restaurants in Manchester. Whether it's the breathtaking views that draw you in or the cocktails list, there are a number of venues that fit the bill for your special occasion. Check out our recommendations for the best fine dining restaurants in Manchester. 




An extension of The Lowry's Theatre and Gallery, Pier Eight's simple, contemporary furniture invites guests to relax and indulge in modern British food with a focus on local flavours. Diners looking to enjoy an exceptional dinner before a show can lounge and appreciate the relaxed atmosphere.   

The first Michelin starred restaurant in Manchester for many years, Mana is an unmissable city staple. Run by Chef Simon Martin, the Ancoats hotspot serves locally-sourced food with an avant-garde menu and fine wine pairings.

Cottonopolis Food & Liquor

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This gourmet restaurant and late night bar is on the site of grade-II listed building that previously housed a tailor's studio. Asian-inspired small plates are on the menu like crab cakes, dim sum, and sushi, which are best washed down with Japanese sake. The sleek, open interior and classy, simple dishes are the highlights at this fine dining restaurant in Manchester. 

French fine dining is brought to this restaurant in Manchester bringing a modern take to traditional flavours. Following the idea that that 63° is the ideal temperature for cooking long and low meats, the menu incorporates this experimental theory accompanied by a list of cocktails, wines, and Champagnes.