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This modern café is located in the beautifully refurbished Central Library on St Peter’s Square. Serving a wide variety of local specialities from Lancashire Bacon Barms, to traditional hot pots and a selection of sweet treats.
Perfectly situated close to Manchester Central, Gio’s vast menu with its wide and varied choice of classic Italian dishes, along with a variety of pizzas made and baked in the traditional Neapolitan way, offers something irresistible for everyone.
Situated close to Manchester Central this bright and airy, Grade II listed building, has high ceilings and a mezzanine area, for up to 25, available at no charge on request. The restaurant is split into small areas for private dining.
Situated just a few minutes’ walk from Manchester Central, multi-award winning restaurant Don Giovanni is the oldest independently-owned Italian in Manchester.
Now working in partnership with Michelin star chef Jean-Christophe Novelli, the restaurant has a selection of bespoke dishes from the chef available on their a la carte menu. They are also running a series of private dining events with Jean-Christophe throughout the year.
Only a short stroll away, Rump N Ribs is Manchester’s premier steakhouse serving Halal Aberdeen Angus Beef. Whether you’re a fillet, T-bone, rib eye, sirloin or rump lover - Rump N Ribs has it all. We also offer vegetarian, chicken and fish options.
The Albert Square Chop House on Albert Square is situated in Thomas Worthington’s iconic Memorial Hall, bang in the heart of the City.
The bar is the first space you enter. It features great British ales, a range of good beers, some of the best wines in the North West available by the glass, as well as beautifully prepared and satisfying food.
Located on the ground floor of the Town Hall, the Sculpture Hall Café is set amongst statues of the great and the good including conductor Charles Hallé; anti-corn law league campaigners Richard Cobden and John Bright; and the remarkable Hallé orchestra conductor, Sir John Barbirolli.
Feel free to pop by for a while before continuing to enjoy the sights of the City and the vast range of entertainment Manchester offers.
Opening times: 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 4pm every Saturday and Sunday. For bookings, please call 0161 827 8767.
Revolución de Cuba Manchester is a stunning two floor cocktail bar just a walk away from Manchester Central. An exciting cocktail/cantina menu and Live music every night. Enjoy 2-4-1 Cocktails* and experience a true taste of Cuba.
Tapeo & Wine - A welcoming space to dine or just to sample some tapas with friends and family, where the ingredients and preparation take central stage accompanied by a unique selection of wines and beers. All of Spanish origin.
Situated just off Deansgate, full of glamour and elegance. Hints towards the 20's and local heritage combine with tall ceilings, a grand island bar, private dining room and a collection of seating areas; a place for every occasion.
A Manchester institution, Dimitris is a much beloved Greek and Mediterranean Restaurant & Tapas Bar at the Castlefield end of Deansgate.
Whether your party is small or large, we welcome you to come and join us for great food & drink, regular live music, all enjoyed in a vibrant atmosphere.
Fazenda brings the finest grilled meats served at your table, alongside a bountiful salad bar and excellent wine list.
Lock 91 is just off Deansgate Locks, a stone’s throw away from Manchester Central. Friendly bar staff who will greet you with a warm smile and two rooms that you can use for private hire or you can simply call in and enjoy their range of cocktails and Ales.
New York style bowling alley, bar and restaurant. Take advantage of discounted food and bowling with presentation of valid event ticket or pass. Call ahead on 0161 233 4033 to book a booth or a lane.
Ibérica Spinningfields is located in Spinningfields. Our Executive Chef Nacho Manzano, 3 Michelin stars on his name in Northern Spain, has created a unique à la carte menu, including a selection of main dishes alongside his signature tapas.
Mr Thomas’s Chop House is set within a grade II listed building which first opened as a public house in 1870. Its cast iron frame building and terracotta block displaying Art Nouveau motifs is a local institution in Manchester and one of the jewels in Manchester’s crown.
Proudly traditional British fare is given a modern twist, with starters such as brown onion soup (36 hours in the making) and Tom’s famous corned beef hash cakes.
Crazy Pedro's part time pizza parlour, full time party bar. Serving frozen cocktails, ice cold beers and delicious pizza until 4am every night of the week.
Established in 1872 by local businessman Samuel Studd, Sam’s Chop House stands proud as one of Manchester’s most celebrated bars and restaurants, serving the best of British cuisine and a fine selection of ales, wines and spirits.
Anyone looking up Sam’s Chop House will find a long and impressive list of praise, and it’s not hard to see why. Heartily British and independently run, Sam’s has been churning out happy customers for years, providing delicious food and a welcoming environment that shouts ‘quality’ as soon as you enter.
Open 7 days a week, The Refinery offers everything from business breakfasts and lunches through to late-night dinners and cocktail masterclasses. The zonal space is complemented by an alfresco terrace decked with blankets and hot water bottles.
The Bierkeller Entertainment complex in the heart of the Printworks has four bars under one roof - our main Bierkeller, ATW80 Bar, Shooters Sports Bar and Ski Lodge. In our main 'Bierkeller' you can sample the finest German draught beers served in steins by themed Bavarian waitresses while sampling authentic food.
£7.95 for burger, pizza or salad plus a soft or house drink.
New York style speakeasy bar with pool hall, dining area and private area available to hire. Located underneath Afflecks palace in Manchester's northern quarter. Open from midday until 4am every night.
Delicious Indian food served up in stylish surroundings. Winner of Best Restaurant at the 2012 Manchester Tourism Awards. Featuring a theatre style kitchen, buzzing bar & an outside terrace offering sheesha. Open 12-12 daily (Early bird 5–7pm).
Cane & Grain, the home of Rum, Ribs, Bourbon & Beer, smack bang in the middle of Manchester’s Northern Quarter.
Set over three floors we’re part skate bar, part speakeasy, part tiki heaven. See you at the bar.