If you're after a decent Mexican restaurant in Manchester, look no further than Las Iguanas. Fusing a lively atmosphere with eye-catching colours, Latin American staples and a drinks list that includes cocktails, beer and wine, this Deansgate gem has it all.
Restaurants in Deansgate Manchester
The longest road in Manchester's city centre, Deansgate is home to a fair few places to eat and drink. From meat-centred spots filled with cow print decor to low-lit plant-based eateries and Middle Eastern restaurants adorned with hanging flowers, there's something for every mood and palette. Whether you're after somewhere slinky or a chilled out space, check out our roundup of restaurants in Deansgate Manchester.
Located at 80 Deansgate, The Living Room is a chic space featuring colonial-style decor, plush booth seating and live music from the piano centrepiece. When it comes to food, think brunch, afternoon tea and a la carte options like grilled hake and truffle gnocchi.
If you're looking for a restaurant that'll;l really impress, James Martin Restaurant is your pick. Perfect for family meals, date nights and celebratory occasions, this is the place where seasonal British cooking meets swanky interior design.
Prepare yourself for a taste of Manhattan right here in Manchester as this NYC-inspired hangout offers neon-lit interiors and a knockout menu of easy eats like BBQ chicken nachos and salt beef hash cakes alongside signature burgers and wraps.
Housed within the Grand Elliot House, Gusto is serving up tasty Italian fare in slinky surroundings. Pair gin-laced cocktails and aperitivo signatures with the likes of porcini mushroom arancini and sharing boards before diving into pizza, seafood and veggie-friendly dishes.
Top of the list when it comes to Argentinan food and drink, Gaucho is the go-to for premium meat in stylish settings. From the cow-print interiors to delectable black Angus cuts and thirst-quenching selection of drinks, this is the perfect date night destination.
Smashing it out of the park once again, Drake and Morgan have hit a home run with The Anthologist. Overlooking St Peter's Square, the northern outpost of the much-loved restaurant and bar bring you musical-led brunching, sports screenings and after-work drinks.
From a 100% vegan breakfast to sustainable dinner dishes and faux-meat cheezeburgers, this Cross Street eatery is bringing you the plant-based goods. Chow down in a laid back restaurant, where modern lighting and blue hues provide the backdrop to your meal.
One of the most popular places for Polish food in Manchester, Platzki is chilled out space dedicated to the humble potato pancake. You won't be able to plan ahead with a menu as dishes change twice a week, focusing on a fine dining experience come the weekend. Twoje zdrowie.
The queue-inducing restaurant chain has made it north, as Dishoom invites you to taste their award-winning Indian fare for yourself. Think veggie lentil daal and iconic breakfast naans paired with chai teas and spiced takes on classic cocktails.
Serving up Antipodean fare from day to night, Federal is the second site of the popular brunch specialists. Expect all sorts of eggs all through the day, with banana bread, French toast and pineapple porridge to satisfy your Aussie cravings.
Exposed brickwork and industrial features give way to Spanish tapas and banquet-style dishes at Evuna. If you're a fan of seafood, then you'll love the rock salt-baked seabass; it goes down perfectly with the wines (and there's a lot of 'em).
When it comes to Instagram-worthy destinations, flower-filled spaces are the way forward. Kai knows this and that's why the Turkish-focused hideaway features a ceiling adorned with hanging blooms and slinky velvet seating.
With chef Simon Shaw at the helm of their menu, it's no wonder that El Gato Negro is so lauded. Located on King Street, the Spanish restaurant brings you tapas, wines and sherries with a vibrant restaurant and relaxing outdoor terrace to choose from.
Looking for decent vegan food in Manchester? Ditch the meat and get on over to The Allotment where they're swapping animals for veg; from southern fried tofu to confit aubergine and cauliflower hot wings. Still hungry? Dig into the 5-course taster spread.
Calling all meat lovers: we've got something for you. Quality British beef sourced from Ginger Pig and sustainable seafood is the name of the game at Hawksmoor and you're going to want a taste. Our tip? Head down on Mondays where it's BYO wine with just £5 corkage.
Spread across three bustling floors, this swanky spot offers you alfresco drinking and wood-fired cooking in the heart of Manchester. Nestled in Ridgefield House, you'll find a multifaceted venue; home to a suspended staircase and hand-cut steaks.
Grab a slice of the action as Crazy Pedro's serves up lip-smacking pizza, lashings of tequila and the frostiest frozen margs in town. If you're after a restaurant in Manchester that's a little less serious and a lot more fun, this is it.
In the mood for an indulgent cheat day feast? Get your burger fix at this glorious spot where you'll find everything from loaded buns to chilli dogs and jam jar cocktails. If that's not enough, then there's even live sports screenings in the bar upstairs.
Inspired by authentic Italian food, San Carlo is bringing a taste of the Mediterranean to King Street West. With passionate chefs whipping up an award-winning menu of fine dining favourites, this is the perfect place for a meal that'll really dazzle.