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 dabble in the city. From sky-high plots with some of best views of the Manchester skyline, to sumptuous British dabbles and classic fare, candle-lit schmoozing comes as standard in these plush Manchester eateries. Check out our recommendations for some of the most romantic restaurants in Manchester and take your beautiful beau for a delicious meal in our beautiful city. 

Last updated on 20th June 2017

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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, interesting interiors down to the terrace space and international dining, this is a must for couples.

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Spinningfields

Cottonopolis Food & Liquor

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Boasting golden interiors and dim lighting, Cottonopolis is the perfect location for a romantic meal in Manchester. Whether you're making eyes over the impressive sushi selection or dosing up on potent cocktails, this is the perfect place to get to know one another a little more.

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Northern Quarter

Rosso

4 user reviews

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 truly splash the cash affair in the heart of King Street, Rosso will dazzle you and your date's palate with classic dishes, contemporary cocktails and a bespoke atmosphere for a truly romantic endeavour.  

Splash the Cash £££
King Street

James Martin Restaurant

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It's one of the most notorious dining sites in the city, and it also know what's up in the romantic department. Certainly the 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.

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Deansgate

Neighbourhood

4 user reviews

A sassy Spinningfields plot for dinner and drinks in the city, your beau will be more than impressed with this glistening destination thanks to its distinctive interiors and utter glitz. Inspired by only the finest of Manhattan style eateries, Neighbourhood is a romantic stop for dinner courtesy of its casual, yet classy fine dining and menu of fanciful and favoured classics.

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Spinningfields

From tucked away dining booths to the industrial interiors, there's an allure to Grafene that's hard to deny. Take a date here for a romantic evening to remember as Grafene churns out some of the best wine and British plates in the city.

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King Street

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 tapas dishes that roam the regions of Spain to cocktails and a roof bar, there's something for all dates here.

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Central Manchester

Tucked away, Evuna Deansgate 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.

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Deansgate

Cloud 23

5 user reviews

Not only will your dinner date be impressed by this sky-high plot, but our money's on you being down right delighted too. Known for their sought after views of the Manchester skyline, Cloud 23 will have you drinking and dining on top of the world, well at least our Manchester one. From its contemporary cocktails to its plush, locally sourced meals, Cloud 23 is one of the city's most unique dinner experiences.

Splash the Cash £££
Deansgate

Bar San Juan

2 user reviews

It may be one of the smaller restaurants in Chorlton, but that doesn't mean Bar San Juan isn't packed with romantic charm. Join this Spanish hidden gem for intimate dining tables, candles, nods to European culture and a whole heap of tapas dishes.

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Chorlton

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