Manchester is known for its musical triumphs and multi-champion football clubs. What many don’t know is that the city’s gastronomic scene is just as remarkable. Mancunian chefs experiment with spices, fine cuts, and exotic ingredients to bring the best recipes of the world to the city. Here are ten amazing restaurants in Manchester that go all the way to offer you a unique, different, and definitely quirky dining experience.
Dog Bowl Manchester
Ever heard of bowling and breakfast? Dog Bowl offers just that! Guests can treat themselves to a game of bowling and a traditional English or American style breakfast. For the rest of the day, the menu is made up of burgers, hot dog and fries with a mix of mouth-watering toppings.
Northern Soul Grilled Cheese
This toastie bar offers cheese lovers their daily fill. Sandwiches, mac n cheese bowls, and nacho baskets feature the menu. All of them are served with a generous dose of the restaurant’s secret three-cheese blend.
Luck, Lust, Liquor & Burn
This trendy restaurant aims to bring the spice and flavour of Californian style Mexican cuisine to the heart of Manchester. Foodies can expect the likes of messy burgers covered in melted cheese, chilli wings, and salsa-heavy nachos. But it doesn’t end there! The bar menu offers an equally fiery selection of cocktails and craft beer.
The Spice Club
Manchester’s first soup restaurant, The Spice Club, offers a mix between going to a restaurant and a dinner party with their pop-up and superclub dinner experiences. Each event promises to have a different and unique menu. And the best part? The Spice Club teaches you to cook home-style Indian food when you join their cookery classes.
“Sanskruti”, which means tradition or culture, is a vegetarian and vegan restaurant that believes Indian food is not merely about heat, but the perfect marriage of spices. With an extensive menu of traditional cuisine, Sanskruti ensures there is something for everyone.
This casual restaurant delights with its wide selection of Bristol-based gourmet pies, which you can eat in or take away. They pride themselves to be the UK’s only pie company using 100% free range British chicken and pork in its products. The menu also includes coffee and ciders.
What better way to escape from the hustle of everyday life than dining in a garden? Allotment bar prides itself on offering a twist on traditional Brutish cuisine while also offering you a green, peaceful space. All dishes are seasonal, sustainable and fresh.
Known for its massive pizzas, Crazy Pedro’s Pizza Parlour is a late-night venue serving New York-style pizzas with torrents of mezcal and tequila. You will be able to order a single, generous slice, or one of their 16-inchers.
This Japanese restaurant is a visual dining experience; the food is cooked right in front of your eyes! With an extensive variety of meat, fish and vegetables, you can make sure your food will be cooked just the way you like it.
Although not exactly a restaurant, the quirkiness of the cat café cannot be ignored. For twelve pounds you get to cuddle cute kittens while enjoying an extensive selection of hot and cold drinks. Snacks such as cake, muffins and biscuits are also served. Just don’t forget to book your visit online. This is certainly one of the quirkier restaurants in Manchester.
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