Romantic Restaurants In Manchester

Celebrating a special occasion? Or is your beau just such a wonder that they deserve a treat anyway? We've got the ideal destinations for a rendezvous across our city. From sky-high plots with panoramic views to sumptuous British dabbles and venues run by celeb chefs, these plush eateries have it all; check out this list of the most romantic restaurants in Manchester.

El Gato Negro

Hailed as super sophisticated tapas bar, including a mention in the Michelin Guide, this is the place to go when you want to spoil your date with something special. From unique dishes that roam the regions of Spain to cocktails and a rooftop bar, it's one beaut dinner destination.


Mana is undoubtedly our top pick of romantic restaurants for fine dining in Manchester, given that it's the only Michelin star spot. There's swooning by the bucket load thanks to beautiful interiors, but it's also got some pretty sexy plates to boot, with a focus on seasonal British produce from chef founder Simon Martin.


A neighbourhood bar and kitchen in Ancoats, Elnecot is ideal if you're after something a little low-key for a romantic meal. Ditching the extravagance in favour of stripped-back interiors, striking lighting and an open kitchen, this spot will seduce with its enticing small plates.