From confit duck leg bonbons to steak and lobster, swanky York Street spot Browns is serving up one fine feast for the 14th of February. As for drinks? There's Champagne, raspberry and vanilla bellinis and pink berry gin cocktails; lots of them, too.
Valentine's Day 2023 In Manchester
Some people hate it, some people love it; but no matter what your stance on the day, you're going to want to play your cards right come 14th February. Loved up and looking for date ideas? We've got everything from swish cocktail bars and fancy restaurants to romantic workshops. Our guide has everything you need to make sure that Valentine's Day in Manchester really pops.
Fancy something wholesome this Valentine's Day in Manchester? Check out GRUB for an afternoon of fun workshops, where you'll get the chance to make crafts for your sweetie. Choose between truffle making, candle creations and box decorating.
Book yourself into one of The Lawn Club's beautiful outdoor dining pods this V-Day. You can cosy up, before drinking and dining alfresco, surrounded by fairy lights and fluffy blankets. You'll be washing down casual bites with cocktails before you know it.
One of the coolest drinking spots in the city, Dirty Martini will say happy Valentine's with an incredible twist on the classic cocktail. It's also one of the most Instagrammable spots around, meaning you can take honed couple photos complete with angel wings and cool signage.
A date night staple all year round thanks to theatrical cocktails, moody interiors and dimmed lighting, The Alchemist's Spinningfields, New York Street and Media City venues all have romance covered. From chorizo and cheddar dough balls for a starter to cotton candy baked Alaska puds, their international plates are sure to hit the spot too.
International flavours and industrial interiors combine here, making Banyan a great option for those not really buying into the whole 'splash the cash' pressure come the 14th February. Take a pew at this all-day dining spot, for cool and casual vibes, seriously slurpable cocktails, and scrumptious sharing boards.
In need of a last-minute V-Day idea? Offering a swish dinner in Manchester, Grand Pacific is looking like a romantic choice this February. Nab a table at the Spring Gardens stunner and impress that special someone with elevated curries, fresh seafood and ribeye steaks.
If you're not in the mood for anything too mushy this year, then a chilled night out with burgers and beers from BrewDog Manchester is just the thing. Fancy drinks on-tap and curated vinyl in a hotel room? Then book yourself into Doghouse.
Looking for something a little bit lavish to spoil your boo this year? Make it one of Manchester's most exciting restaurants. Peter Street Kitchen blends sharp modern interiors in a classic setting, with an innovative menu of Mexican and Japanese flavours.
If you fancy something a little different, them going for the bullseye with mates and date alike at Flight Club Manchester is the way to go. This unique bar that puts fun and games back into a night out. So have a bash at this state-of-the-art darts system, alongside pizzas and sharing cocktails.
From singles parties to classic speed dating, SpeedDater is on hand if you're looking for love this year. With twenty years of experience finding matches for lone wolves, they're bound to find you that special someone at their fun events.
Gaucho only has one thing on its mind when it comes to love, and that's steak. Chomp away on some of the finest cuts thanks to their swanky St. Mary's Street restaurant, with thirst-quenching wines and quality side dishes to boot. What more could you want on your special day?
This virtual comedy show will see some of the UK's top stand-up talents explore the subject of romance for their V-Day special. Combining science, comedy and interactive games, it's the ideal way to spend the night before the 14th February.
This Valentine's Day in Manchester, Australasia are helping you to keep things romantic with their gorgeous Pacific Rim flavours. And for afters? Head to pretty-in-pink sister bar, Sunset, for plenty of cocktails in the most 'Gram-worthy surrounds. Your other half is bound to feel wooed.
In the mood for a night of botanical bliss? The Anthologist's interiors deliver just that, with a beautiful garden room feel and plush seating. Treat the pair of you to afternoon tea, sharing platters, small plates or mains from their all-day menu.
One of the most romantic restaurants in Manchester, Evuna is offering up plenty of Spanish tapas classics to celebrate with your beau. These sumptuous small plates range from fresh seafood and classic meats, to veggie specials and larger favourites like paella.
Forgot the flowers? Don't sweat it. With a stunning menu of Pan-Asian bites, Tattu's delivery service should have enough wow-factor to keep your partner happy. Indulge in a selection of their finest dim sum, steamed buns and noodles with handcrafted cocktails to boot.
If you're in the mood for a cute stroll, make the most of the great outdoors and head on one of these walks around the city. From pretty waterside locations to quirky alleyways around the main hubbub, there's plenty of unique spots to explore.
Looking for the total package? Make it a night to remember at Dakota Manchester. Not only is the gorgeous hotel offering an overnight stay, but also an indulgent meal at their restaurant. Think scallops, chateaubriand and mega desserts, all accompanied by cocktails and Champagne.
Intimate corners and soulful tunes set the perfect backdrop to a romantic evening at Speak in Code. Not only will you find impressive cocktails and friendly service, but also low-key interiors filled with boozy memorabilia and leafy decor.
From married couples to lovebirds that have only been on a few dates, 20 Stories is always a great date night idea. Check out the iconic sky-high space for cocktails, food and live music from resident DJs. Plus, there are views for days and some pretty beaut interiors too.
Treat your sweetheart to an evening at Spinningfields powerhouse, The Ivy. Here, the gorgeous limited edition sharing dessert Pillow Talk is accompanied by Valentine's cocktails that pay ode to the greatest love letters of all time, including a coffee liqueur, double cream and Amaretto mix inspired by Beethoven.
Say 'I love you' with sushi and sexy cocktails from this Northern Quarter cutie. Cottonopolis Food & Liquor will have you head over heels with their drool-worthy menu of omaskase (dishes selected by the chef) available every Thursday and Saturday from midday.