Traditionally a cocktail bar, Cloud 23 is branching out into dinner and Sunday lunch. With some of the best views over Manchester, head up to the 23rd floor of the Hilton for a birthday bite or special occasion, with a menu that leans towards classic British dining.
Rooftop Restaurants in Manchester
Looking for lunch on another level? Dinner on a high? Manchester's rooftop restaurants are packing a punch with smart plates and even smarter views. Spread across the city, these spaces serve brunch, Sunday roasts and seasonal British meals to a backdrop of Manchester's skyline. From anniversaries and special occasions, through to summer evening catch-ups, make your next meal a memorable one with our choice of the best rooftop restaurants in Manchester.
Laid-back and low-key, Honest Burgers is the place for casual dining in Manchester. Get your fill of loaded burgers and rosemary chips washed down with local craft beers, gin cocktails and reasonably priced wines on the sun-soaked terrace.
A relative newcomer on the city's dining scene, it hasn't taken long for 20 Stories to elevate itself above the competition. Head up to the 19th floor of No.1 Spinningfields to find some of the best views in Manchester, alongside a slick menu of British dishes, with an aim to source ingredients no further than 50 miles away.
One of Manchester's best restaurants has got it all, from views to incredible menus. Nab a spot on the top floor of El Gato Negro for breezy summer nights, when the venue rolls back the retractable roof, perfect for working your way through excellent tapas dishes.
Taking top spot for the prettiest rooftop in Manchester, it's got to be The Ivy in Spinningfields. The space is a lair of botany, with chair covers, plants and winding vines decking out the top floor. The roof is also retractable, which is great come rain or shine.
The Restaurant Bar & Grill is an institution on John Dalton Street. Set over three floors, the venue's terrace is reserved for the rooftop restaurant and bar, which is kitted out with a retractable roof. The menu is a smart affair, with steaks, seafood and salads.