Hello, manchester

Known as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, Manchester is one of the most dynamic and cosmopolitan cities in the UK, with a unique character all of its own. Manchester welcomes visitors with its fine traditions of culture, music, sport and top class events. The city's vitality is expressed through its fascinating history, interactive attractions, magnificent architecture and most of all, the spirit of its people, ensuring that there’s always something to do in the Greater Manchester region.


Restaurants to visit

Hard Rock Manchester

Hard Rock Cafe

Located in the city centre, the UK's largest Hard Rock serves what can only be described as "The Official Food of Rock", generous drinks and an awe-inspiring collection of rock memorabilia.Visit Hard Rock Cafe Manchester for a family-friendly dining experience that truly rocks! They're conveniently situated within The Printworks entertainment complex, close to the Arndale Shopping Centre and opposite the National Football Museum, so drop in and see how they can rock your world!The venue has an awe-inspiring collection of unique rock memorabilia, with priceless pieces from The Beatles, Oasis and Elvis adorning the walls. Their Rock Shop stocks a wide range of official Hard Rock Cafe Manchester merchandise from T-shirts to glassware and umbrellas for you to buy as a memento of your visit to our beautiful city.

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Japanese chef deliberately preparing and cooking traditional beef teppanyaki on a hot plate

Sapporo Teppanyaki

Teppanyaki is a staple of Japanese cuisine, a way of cooking using an iron griddle. At Sapporo Teppanyaki the chefs will entertain you with a show as they prepare your meal in front of your very eyes. To complete your Japanese experience Sake and Japanese cocktails, beers and whiskeys are to be found on the drinks menu.

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Corn Exchange building at dusk

Corn Exchange

Corn Exchange is a stunning renovated grade II listed building at the very heart of Manchester, housing 13 restaurants serving a variety of high quality world cuisine. With options including Greek, German, Italian, Indian, British, Pan Asian and Vietnamese cuisines, there’s something to suit every taste or occasion.With neighbours including Manchester Victoria Station, Manchester Arena, the National Football Museum, Selfridges and Manchester Cathedral, Corn Exchange's location is perfect for exploring the city’s most popular sights.

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exterior if The Northern Quarter Restaurant at night

TNQ — The Northern Quarter Restaurant & Bar

TNQ is an independent neighbourhood restaurant in the heart of Manchester's Northern Quarter, led by head chef Anthony Fielden. Served in a relaxed & stylish dining room, famous for its exposed wooden floor & grand windows showcasing the iconic Smithfield Fish Markets.Bold & thought provoking contemporary British cuisine is crafted using only the finest seasonal ingredients the British Isles has to offer.

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warmly lit interior of Australasia restaurant


Australasia isn't bound by tradition or a set of ideas about how an ingredient should be cooked, what it goes with or how it should be serve. The award winning chef and former young Australian chef of the year, Paul Greening, epitomises this ethos perfectly.Its strong ties with China and Japan have also helped determine the style of cooking, particularly the Japanese desire for perfection. Intriguing from the outside and beautiful within, the bespoke glass entrance on Spinningfields Square, Deansgate, is sure to catch the eye, sweeping guests downstairs to the irresistible charms of the restaurant's amazing cuisine and relaxed ambience.

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a bowl of Ramen

Shoryu Ramen

Shoryu Ramen are the go-to in Manchester for delicious ramen and other Japanese sides such as karaage chicken, char siu barbecue pork belly Shoryu buns and soft shell crab tempura. Founder Tak Tokumine and Executive Chef Kanji Furukawa, both born and bred in Hakata, have dedicated their lives to bringing a taste of their hometown to the UK. Their authentic Hakata tonkotsu ramen is made with a thick, rich, white pork soup and thin, straight ramen noodles, although they also offer gluten free and vegetarian options.Alongside their famous ramen, Shoryu Ramen offer an excellent selection of premium spirits, expertly mixed cocktails and sake to complement any meal, making it the perfect spot for pre-theatre bites or just to take a break from the bustling city.

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