The Best Restaurants in Manchester Right Now


The Best Restaurants in Manchester Right Now


This guide explores the best restaurants in Manchester right now, voted by our users.

Each venue listing on Bloc invites readers to like the venue and this article is showing the top restaurants in order of votes.

Manchester is home to some of the UK’s best restaurants.

Whether you’re looking for fine dining or something a little more casual, there’s something for everyone in Manchester!

Let’s explore the best restaurants in Manchester right now. How many can you say you’ve been to?


The Laundrette

Open 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
32 Beech Road, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester M21 9EL
Pizza & cocktail establishment. Expect fresh food, craft cocktails and a lively atmosphere. Located in Chorlton.
Get ready to take a trip back in time with the Laundrette! This old-school spot is fully decked out with washing machines lining the walls and tables made of ironing boards – perfect for savoring delicious British cuisines like fish & chips, burgers and pizza. With its cosy atmosphere and friendly staff, this one-of-a kind…


Open 5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3 Hardman Square, Manchester
Chic Asian restaurant. A unique culinary journey in an award-winning space. Located on Gartside Street, Spinningfields.
Looking for a one-of-a kind dining experience in Manchester? Look no further than Tattu. This ultra chic and modern restaurant serves up Asian fusion small plates that’ll impress anyone that you’re with. Try the Peking duck – it’s crispy & flavourful, or spice things up with their delectable pad thai – sweet & spicy all…


Open 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
43 Spring Gardens, Manchester M2 2BG
Independent Italian restaurant. Luxury interior in a Grade II listed building. Located in the City Centre of Manchester.
Rosso is the go-to spot for an unforgettable Italian experience in a vibrant city centre location. From fresh locally sourced ingredients to perfectly paired wines, indulge your senses with delicious dishes and tantalizing drinks – perfect for a romantic night or just hanging out with friends!


Open 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
42 Blossom Street, Ancoats, Manchester M4 6BF
Modern flavours from Britain, Japan and the Nordic countries. A one Michelin-starred restaurant. Located in the Ancoats area of Manchester.
For the foodies of Manchester, Mana is an absolute must-visit! Located in buzzing Ancoats, this hotspot serves up nothing but delicious contemporary cuisine – traditional dishes and daring innovations alike. With incredible wine picks to match any plate you desire, it’s no wonder why even the savviest aficionados come here for excellent eats every day.

Wood Manchester

Open 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
WOOD Manchester, Jack Rosenthal Street, First Street, Manchester
Fine dining restaurant with open kitchen. Expect theatre, tasting menus and a modern setting. Located in Manchester’s City Centre.
Wood Manchester offers an incredible unique experience! The chefs are on full display in the open kitchen, so you can watch as they whip up a meal just for you. With theater-style seating and an à la carte menu with plenty of options plus a tasting menu offering different tastes in one go – there’s…

The Sparrows

Open 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
16 Red Bank, Cheetham Hill, Manchester M4 4HF
A Central European restaurant. Expect amazing dumplings, pastas and a meditative zen decor. Located in Manchester’s Green Quarter.
Manchester’s Sparrows is the place to go for an epic mix of mouthwatering European delights. From handmade dumplings and pasta, they specialise in a regional favourite – Spätzle: fresh egg noodles stretching across Southern Germany allthe way down into Austria and Northern Italy! Don’t miss your chance to dine on some seriously authentic good food.

Peter Street Kitchen

Open 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Free Trade Hall, Peter Street, Manchester
Impressive venue serving Mexican & Japanese sharing plates with cocktails. Visit the Rikyū Bar for a swanky night. Located in Deansgate, Manchester.
Let your senses run wild with a unique cultural mashup of Mexican and Japanese sharing plates at Peter Street Kitchen. Located in a 19th century public hall, the restaurant features an unparalleled selection from both cuisines – all made using fresh local ingredients sourced straight from sustainable farmers nearby. Whether you’re looking for something special…


Open 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1 Smithy Street, Ramsbottom, Bury
Tasty flavours of the Spanish cuisine. Fancy decor, relaxed and cosy atmosphere with a wood-fired grill. Located in Bury, Manchester.
Treat yourself and your loved ones to a truly magical experience at Baratxuri. Their flavourful, wood-fired dishes will transport you back to the Basque region! Enjoy an exciting range of authentic tapas and charcuterie, made with only fresh ingredients. If that wasn’t enough, revel in their extensive wine list – featuring regional favourites plus some…

The Jane Eyre

Open 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
14 Hood St, Ancoats, Manchester M4 6WX
Cool neighbourhood bar. Serves interesting wines, local beers and small plates. Located in Ancoats, Manchester.
Looking for a chill spot to grab drinks and have some good conversations with your crew? Jane Eyre has you covered! This cool Manchester neighbourhood joint serves up everything from classic cocktails, interesting wines, local beers – all the way down to delicious small plates. Plus their staff are extra friendly so you’ll feel right…

The River

Open 7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
The Lowry Hotel, 50 Dearmans Pl, Salford M3 5LH
Stylish white tablecloth restaurant. Impressive European and British menu. Located in Salford, Manchester.
Sophisticatedly situated in Manchester, The River is the premier destination for a memorable night out. With booths and white tablecloths set against an airy atmosphere, experience European cuisine crafted with locally sourced British produce – think roasted chicken, grilled salmon or braised lamb shank! If you’re feeling extra special then indulge by booking the private…


Open 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
132 Bury New Road, Prestwich, Manchester M25 0AA
Scandinavian cuisine. Delicious small plates, wines and cocktails in a light venue. Located in the Manchester’s northern suburbs of Manchester.
Treat yourself to a delicious and nutritious dining experience at Osma, Manchester’s cosy little Scandinavian eatery. With the chefs crafting up fresh dishes daily made with locally sourced ingredients, their lunch menu offers an assortment of open sandwiches, salads packed full of flavour and soul-warming soups – all fit for any occasion from quick bites…

Bunny Jackson’s

Open 12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
1 Jack Rosenthal St, Manchester M15 4RA
Dive bar with American food. Expect delicious wings, whiskeys, beers and live music. Located in Deansgate, Manchester.
Craving some killer wings? Got a thirst for ice-cold beers and zesty whiskeys? Look no further than Bunny Jackson’s – the spot with irresistable food, stellar service, great prices and an atmosphere that’ll totally chill you out! Step in to discover cheery decor full of signs & posters sure to make your night memorable. Don’t…

The Black Friar

Open 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
41 Blackfriars Road, Manchester M3 7DH
Traditional pub and modern restaurant. Outdoor beer garden and cocktails are the highlight here. Located in Salford, Manchester.
Ready for a proper British feast? The Black Friar has got you sorted. Traditional Sunday roast or gourmet mains, their food will make your mouth water. And don’t forget the cocktails! When the warm summer evenings roll around, grab some outdoor seating and observe all that’s happening in this classic spot. This is an experience…

Six By Nico Manchester

Open 12:45 PM - 9:00 PM
60 Spring Gardens, Manchester M2 2BQ
Themed tasting menu restaurant that changes every 6 weeks. Lively atmosphere with inventive dishes. Located in the City Centre of Manchester.
For those who love to travel but don’t have the time (or funds!), Six By Nico Manchester has got you covered. This super popular eatery takes diners on a culinary journey with their famous six-course tasting menu that changes every 6 weeks, and transports them from Manchster all over the world! Diners can sample original…

El Gato Negro

Open 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
52 King Street, Manchester M2 4LY
Award-winning tapas restaurant. Expect jasper-grilled meats and smokey small plates. Located on King Street, Manchester.
Take a culinary journey to Spain without leaving King Street Manchester at El Gato Negro, the award-winning tapas restaurant owned by head chef Nieves Barragan. Born in Seville and with experience from elBulli Barcelona & The Fat Duck Bray, enjoy an unforgettable dining experience full of traditional Spanish dishes like patatas bravas & gambas al…

Grand Pacific

Open 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
50 Spring Gardens, Manchester M2 1EN
High-end restaurant at the top of King Street. International menu with colonial style bar. Located in the Retail District of Manchester.
The Grand Pacific Manchester is a luxurious dining experience like no other! You can explore the world with mouthwatering dishes from all corners of the globe, and marvel at how opulent this venue truly is. No matter what you’re in for, be it steak or salad – your taste buds will be delighted. Planning an…

20 Stories

Open 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
No.1 Spinningfields, 1 Hardman Street, Manchester M3 3EB
Rooftop restaurant, terrace and bar. Modern British food and cocktails. Located in Spinningfields, Manchester.
Take your dining experience to the top in Manchester! 20 Stories offers a stylish escape with delicious British cuisine and unbeatable views of the city. Get ready for mouth-watering cocktails, small plates you’ll be talking about all night, and an unforgettable atmosphere – perfect whether it’s date night or time spent among friends. Stop by…

Gaucho Manchester

Open 12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
2A St Mary's St, Manchester M3 2LB
Premium Argentinian steakhouse. Cool setting in an old Methodist church. Located in Deansgate, Central Manchester.
Immerse yourself in the luxury and finesse of Argentine cuisine at Gaucho Manchester! You’ll be surrounded by designer furnishings and cowhide fabrics, setting an opulent backdrop for delicate meals like steak, chicken, or fish cooked to perfection. Pour a glass of Argentinian red or white wine from their extensive selection – complemented perfectly with a…

Evuna NQ

Open 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
79 Thomas Street, Manchester M4 1LQ
Spanish tapas restaurant. Expect award-winning boutique wine and a beautiful interior. Located in the Northern Quarter area of Manchester.
Looking for the perfect spot to bring your date or hang with friends? Make sure you check out Evuna in Manchester! Here, tapas gets an upgrade with fresh, authentic small plates from Spain. Plus a world-class selection of boutique wines that’ll make red lovers and adventure seekers swoon alike. Don’t miss it – this is…


The Avenue, Bridge Street, Manchester M3 3BZ
Pan Asian inspired restaurant and late night bar. From brunch and cocktails to club nights with Manchester's best DJs. Located in the heart of Manchester's Spinningfields area close to the Opera House.
BLVD is Manchester’s go-to destination for Pan Asian cuisine and late night vibes. From sushi to sake, their menu has everything you need to take your taste buds on a flavor journey around Asia – not forgetting the extensive drinks selection featuring cocktails that are guaranteed keep the party going until dawn! Plus, BLVD also…