Manchester is renowned for its vibrant nightlife and cultural diversity, but what many diners and daters don’t realise is that this northern city is home to an abundance of romantic restaurants. Here’s our pick of the best:
With a single candle flickering atop each of the tables, Linen Restaurant is an undeniably romantic restaurant.
Effortlessly combining industrial chic and classic monochrome décor, Linen features exposed steel girders and slick wooden tables which punctuate the plush surfaces throughout, providing a truly inviting and stylish environment to enjoy with your date.
The menu, created by head chef Jarda, boasts superb, contemporary cuisine, which oozes flavoursome ingredients with every bite. The a la carte menu showcases European dishes such as beef cheek bourgignon and a delicious caramelised onion, potato and feta tart. And don’t miss the oh so indulgent selection of desserts!
Michael Caines at ABode
Michael Caines, one of Britain’s best-known celebrity chefs, showcases award-winning contemporary European cuisine in the Grade II-listed surroundings of ABode Manchester.
A modish restaurant, Michael Caines boasts a great a la carte menu which is a splendid choice for a romantic meal for two.
Signature dishes from the innovative menu include roasted guinea fowl breast with pumpkin puree and loin of Lake District lamb, served with boulangere potato and fennel.
Only a short stroll from Manchester’s centre, ABode is the perfect choice for inner city daters.
Housed inside the Edwardian-style former Manchester Stock Exchange, Stock Restaurant exudes elegance and grace.
Below the impressive domed ceiling, Stock serves truly sublime dishes, from the 12oz rib-eye to the roast rump of lamp in red wine jus. There’s also an extensive cocktail and wine list to complement your meal for two.
Deep leather arm chairs and pale, luxurious furnishings enhance Stock’s ultra-sophisticated interior and romantic vibe.