Living Ventures doesn’t do anything by halves. They do everything with full-on style, outrageous ambition and its own unique character. Within the classic, ornate architecture of Deansgate’s Elliot House, Gusto combines timeless elegance and glamour, with heritage and style that can only be ‘made in Manchester’.
“All very ‘Gatsby’, setting the standard
for all other Gusto restaurants…”
Gusto Manchester will open in the city centre on Friday 5th December with a new-look brand reflecting its unique 8000 sq ft location on Lloyd Street within the stunning surroundings of the Grade II listed building, and an exciting new business chapter for the restaurants.
Part of the Living Ventures Group, Gusto prides itself on an ideology formed from both provenance and excellence. If you’ve ever previously visited a Living Ventures establishment you’ll know that when it comes to their management and décor attention to detail is always paramount.
“All very Gatsby,” the design takes its cues and inspiration from the traditional grand cafés of Europe, accessible and welcoming, but with a hint of decadence and a touch of luxury. A grand-island bar, exclusive private dining and special seating areas deliver a delightful decadence to any occasion.
A spacious open dining room with rows of cast iron columns will be light and airy during the day, warm and intimate in the evening, with a glowing and glistening island bar at its centre.
A striking display kitchen will enable diners to witness the theatre, activity and hustle within the restaurant, making them feel part of the action. Guests can expect a stylish destination bar and restaurant that will encompass a classic yet contemporary interior comprising of patterned marble floors and counters, glossy polished plaster and stained glass. With a private dining room adding another interesting dimension, Gusto will offer refreshed meeting and dining options for nearby businesses.
Gusto was backed by Palatine Private Equity in a management buyout earlier this year. Partner Gary Tipper and Investment Director Beth Houghton, joined the company’s board as non-executive directors to help the business roll-out its expansion plans across the UK.
Sue Crimes Managing Director of Gusto says: “This is a very exciting time for myself and the Gusto team – the Manchester restaurant will set the standard for the Gusto brand going forward. After this city-centre opening the group will roll out the new look branding across the existing estate within the next 18 months in addition to opening new restaurants across the country.”
Gusto Manchester will open on Friday 5th December. View their menus here.
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4 Lloyd Street (off Deansgate), Manchester M2 5AB
0161 832 2866