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10 Romantic Restaurants in Manchester For Date Night

16/01/2024

A cool night can't be beaten with your significant other, and in 2024, we've got the best date-night restaurants to try out in Manchester. 

For those visiting the city hoping to find a romantic restaurant nearby, we've picked the most beautiful eats near CitySuites.

Manchester: A City Full Of Passion

With over 650 restaurants found in Manchester, your choices are near-endless. But, if you're thinking of spoiling your loved one, the diamond in the rough isn't too hard to find. This 2024, the following restaurants are your best options for an unforgettable date night. 

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Please note: all images chosen are from iStock, and do not represent the dishes made in each restaurant entry below.

Here are our top choices for a romantic dinner in no particular order. 

Our Top 10 Picks For Date Night

Embankment Kitchen

Embankment Kitchen is right under CitySuites Aparthotel, saving you and your partner the trip. Other than the fantastic location of CitySuites, Embankment Kitchen offers a variety of outstanding dishes that tantalises the tastebuds. Everything from Instagrammable plates to immaculate interiors, Embankment Kitchen is an incredible location for a romantic dinner. 

With February approaching, we're also offering a 'Love is in the air' menu for all visitors in the week commencing Valentine's week. From 13th to 17th February, we are launching a special menu to celebrate couples, which will include themed dishes and cocktails. 

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Cicchetti 

Directions to Cicchetti

As part of San Carlo's Restaurant, Cicchetti offers a loving selection of unique dishes for a romance-filled evening. With Italian dishes to reflect the culture and sun, Cicchetti is a beautiful option for any couple.

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Tast

Directions to Tast

Are you and your partner fans of Spanish tapas? Tast is right at King Street - not far from CitySuites - and offers a variety of Catalonian tapas that incorporates passionate heat to any evening outing. 

Their impressive wine collection also adds to the fiery menu found in Tast.

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Australasia

Directions to Australasia

Australasia serves delicious modern Australian cuisine influenced by Japan and Southeast Asia. As you disappear underneath Deansgate to the subterranean restaurant, you and your significant other can pretend you are in Australia, with the tranquil ambience, extensive wine list, and eclectic musical backdrop.

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Tattu

Directions to Tattu

With a focus on innovative Chinese cooking, stimulating all senses (not just taste), and delivering engaging customer service, Tattu has made its mark in the UK’s food scene. With restaurants in major cities around the country, Tattu produces seasonal menus using premium ingredients, from colourful dim sum to contemporary main course dishes. Not to mention it has a beautiful interior, making it an ideal spot for a date night in Manchester with your number one.

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Peter Street Kitchen

Directions to Peter Street Kitchen

If you’re looking to really push the boat out for date night Peter Street Kitchen might be right up your street. Inside, the cream and gold aesthetic creates a real sense of occasion away from the busy streets of Manchester, adding to the beautiful atmosphere that elevates any date made within their walls.

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MUSU

Directions to MUSU

For those looking for more Asian-inspired restaurants for a romantic evening, MUSU should be on your radar. Located in Bridge Street, MUSU offers plates inspired by Japanese contemporary cuisine as well as a cocktail bar to complement the dishes! An amorous option for anyone visiting Manchester.

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Lucky Cat

Directions to Lucky Cat 

A restaurant by Gordon Ramsay and his culinary team, Lucky Cat has hailed a variety of positive reviews since its opening in Manchester. This Tokyo-inspired restaurant offers small plates influenced by Japanese dishes - as well as robata-grilled dishes - making it a perfect choice for a couple's dinner. 

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20 Stories

Direction to 20 Stories

Step into the lift at No.1 Spinningfields and soar up 19 floors to 20 Stories for an indulgent dining experience complete with 360-degree views of the Manchester skyline. Cosy up inside and enjoy their special Valentine’s menu in the beautiful restaurant. There’s an impressive selection of 600 wines at 20 Stories, with a mix of classic favourites and more unusual wines that have a focus on organic, biodynamic and natural winemaking.

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Hawksmoor

Directions to Hawksmoor

British steak & seafood restaurant Hawksmoor is located along Deansgate and Spinningfields and is home to arguably the best selection of steaks, seafood and Sunday roasts in the city. 

A lovely steak dinner is a great choice for a date night, so get yourself over to Hawksmoor to impress your partner with an evening to die for.

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 An Evening To Remember

We can vouch for Manchester's infatuating selection of restaurants and their ability to turn an evening into a special one when you reserve a table at their sanctuary. 

The heart of the city is full of romance, which is why making your way here with your partner is an exceptional decision. Whether it's for Valentine's Day, an anniversary, or simply a night where you want to take your significant other to a crisp evening dinner in the city, there's always something to find in Manchester City Centre.

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