Romantic Restaurants in Manchester

Whether it’s a first date, a date with a long-term partner or a special occasion, the restaurants we have selected in Manchester will certainly put that special romantic factor into the occasion.

63 Degrees

Situated in the heart of Manchester’s Northern Quarter, this family-owned restaurant serves beautifully prepared dishes using only locally sourced fresh ingredients. Serving unforgettable flavours, this French restaurant will bring the taste of Paris to you. With an intimate and relaxing atmosphere, you will be made to feel very welcome, making it a perfect choice for a romantic date.

Location: 20 Church Street, Manchester, M4 1PN (map)
Opening Times: Tuesday to Saturday 12 noon- 2.30pm and 5.30pm-11.00pm (Midnight Friday and Saturday) Closed: Sunday and Monday
Website: 63 Degrees

Cloud 23

Virtually located in the clouds, Cloud 23 is situated at the highest point in Manchester offering panoramic views of Manchester’s stunning skyline. As you take in the views you can enjoy the succulent tastes of the large or small sharing platters on offer whilst sitting in luxury. Alternatively, you could indulge yourself with a Cloud 23 famous mouth-watering afternoon tea and make it a date to remember.

Location: Beetham Tower, 303 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 4LQ (map)
Opening Times: Sunday to Thursday 11am-1am, Friday and Saturday 11am-2am
Website: Cloud 23 Bar

The River Bar & Grill

Located inside the award-winning Lowry Hotel, The River Restaurant is perfectly situated in the heart of Manchester on the banks of the River Irwell. Being one of the finest restaurants in Manchester, it offers a wide selection of delicious grill style British classics all crafted with premium ingredients. Together with its delicious cuisine, stunning views and stylish décor, The River Restaurant is ideal for a perfect romantic date.

Location: The Lowry Hotel, 50 Dearmans Place, Chapel Wharf, Manchester M3 5LH (map)
Opening Times: Monday to Friday 7.00am-10.30am, Noon-4.00pm and 6.00pm-10.30pm. Saturday 7.30am-11.00am, Noon-4.00pm and 6.00pm-10.30pm. Sunday 7.30pm-11.00am, 12.30pm-5.00pm and 7.00pm-10.00pm.
Website: The River Restaurant

Albert’s Shed

Situated in the centre of the Castlefield on the banks of the Bridgewater Canal, Albert’s Shed is one of Manchester’s most stylish restaurants. Its fabulous position offers picturesque views, which add to the romantic feel of this restaurant. Serving British dishes with hints of Italian flavours and other global favourites, the quality of cuisine is of a very high standard and reasonably priced.

Location: 20 Castle Street, Castlefield, Manchester M3 4LZ (map)
Opening Times: Monday to Thursday Noon-10.00pm. Friday Noon-10.30pm. Saturday 10.30am–11.00pm. Sunday 10.30am-9.30pm.
Website: Albert’s Shed


If you’re after something slightly different, then the Australasia restaurant certainly won’t disappoint. Offering delicious Australian cuisine with Indonesian and Japanese influences, you’ll find the Australasia restaurant located underneath the Armani store in Spinningfields. With its laid back atmosphere, this stylish and modern restaurant will make your date one to remember.

Location: 1 The Avenue, Spinningfields, Manchester, M3 3AP (map)
Opening Times: 12.00pm-12.00am (The Late Lounge is open until 1am Thursdays and until 3am Friday and Saturdays)
Website: Australasia

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