Now for some good news. Grafene are running a 55% off food offer on full priced dishes throughout January – excluding Friday and Saturday after 6pm.
Grafene is the modern British restaurant which opened last autumn just off King Street. Inspired by graphene, the world’s first 2D material first isolated at Manchester University, Paul and Kathryn Roden’s restaurant is their food and drink interpretation of this exciting development in science and technology.
This is especially evident in the cocktails – visually stimulating interactive concoctions, with some interesting and exciting results in their flavour, too.
Paul and Kathryn opened Losehill House, their four star hotel in The Peak District, nearly ten years ago. With their executive chef, Darren Goodwin, the couple bring a little bit of the country to Manchester.
No expense has been spared on the interior. It’s stylish and modern with charcoal washes and splashes of lemon. It’s evocative of industrial Manchester with bold lines and subtle nods towards the worker bee with honeycomb shapes. The central hexagon shaped bar is impressive and welcoming.
Darren’s menu is modern British, using seasonal produce to maximum effect. Each week a new starter, main and dessert are added to the menu to keep it fresh for repeat customers and to allow new customers to enjoy some of the most popular dishes.
All tastes are catered for. Whether it’s a meat, fish or vegetarian dish you fancy, there’s such a great selection of all three on the menu that you may be spoilt for choice.
Pastry chef Cristina Molteni is a bit of a star. She used to work at The Ritz in Paris and her desserts are really rather special – so don’t forget to leave room for one.
With fine dining not always the easiest to get right, we like the fact that Grafene actually delivers what many others promise – and it’s still early days. Both the bar and the restaurant manage to produce equally exciting objects of desire, beautifully presented, innovative and fun. And most importantly, with substance to back up all that style.
We think the 55% off food offer is a great opportunity to try some fantastic food – and drink – at one of Manchester’s finest restaurants. Book online and quote “JAN55”.
55 King Street (kind of), Manchester M2 4LQ