If you like your gin as much as your food, then Three Little Words should be on your radar. Located under a set of arches, this botanical base is home to a distillery, bar and unmissable restaurant that sees the likes of grilled halloumi, scallop ceviche and beef ribeye.
Romantic Restaurants in Manchester
Whether you forgot to do the washing up, or your beau is such a wonder that they deserve a treat, we've just the destinations for a romantic rendezvous in the city. From sky-high plots with some of best views of the Manchester skyline to sumptuous British dabbles and classic fare in candle-lit locations, these plush eateries have it all; check out our list of the most romantic restaurants in Manchester.
It's one of the most notorious dining sites in the city, and it also knows what's up in the romance department. Certainly one for those that want to splash a little cash, James Martin's restaurant will wow with a humble atmosphere and high-end British dishes.
Not only will your dinner date be impressed by this sky-high plot, but our money's on you being delighted too. Known for its sought-after views of the Manchester skyline, Cloud 23 will have you drinking and dining on top of the world in one of the city's most unique dining destinations.
Argentian steaks and Latin flavours aren't the only things that firmly place Gaucho in the date night game. Alongside an unmissable menu, the Deansgate restaurant is filled with eye-catching decor, as well as cocktails, wine and live DJs come the weekend.
Part of the unstoppable force that is Drake and Morgan, The Refinery is one of Manchester's most romantic restaurants. From lit candles and golden interiors down to the terrace space and international dining menu, this is a must for couples.
While it may be owned by one of Manchester's most renowned footballers, talk of sport is left behind at Rosso courtesy of their classy, 116-year-old interiors and sought after plates. A true splash the cash affair in the heart of King Street, Rosso will dazzle you and your date's palate with classic dishes and contemporary cocktails.
Tucked away in Deansgate, Evuna is a hidden gem when it comes to romantic dining in the city. From bare brick and wooden furniture to the flickering of candlelight, this small and intimate restaurant is sure to impress with tapas dishes and Spanish wines.
A neighbourhood bar and kitchen in Ancoats, Elnecot is ideal if you're after something a little low-key. Ditching the pomp and flair in favour of stripped-back decor, striking lighting and an open-kitchen, this cute spot welcomes you with brunch, dinner and roasts on the weekend.
With 3 sprawling levels home to a traditional brasserie, modern Asian floor and stunning rooftop space, there's plenty of choice at The Ivy. Nab a spot at the Spinningfields favourite and indulge in all-day dining with drinks to match.
Hailed as one of the most sophisticated tapas bars in Manchester, this is the place to go if you're looking to spoil your date to something special. From unique dishes that roam the regions of Spain to cocktails and a roof bar, there's something for all dates here.
One for the Instagram-loving couples out there, Tattu makes a great choice if you're after a little eye-gazing after snapping away. Think photogenic decor, beautifully presented food and low-lighting that'll have you gazing into each others' eyes.
Industrial interiors meet sleek couch-style seats and high tables as Cottonopolis provides an über cool setting for date night in Manchester. Take your pick from wagyu steak, bao buns and nigiri matched with award-winning Japanese-influenced cocktails.