Two new restaurants and bars coming to Deansgate Square

Each of the new venues boasts floor-to-ceiling glass windows and outdoor seating areas

Deansgate Square has announced two major restaurants and bars to open this spring and summer.

Coffee and brunch specialist, Mule, and ‘European drinkery’, ATOMECA, will be the next commercial partners to open their doors at the flagship scheme located at the southern end of Deansgate, following the announcement of Deansgate Square General Store in March. 

Opening in mid-May, ATOMECA, a partnership with award-winning bartending duo Joe and Daniel Schofield and wine expert James Brandwood, will provide Manchester’s newest public square with its first ‘European drinkery’.

Designed by award-winning Lister+Lister, the interior architects of the main lobby space of Deansgate Square, ATOMECA is an all-day venue, championing the best drink and food from the UK and continental Europe, located next to the central concierge space.

Fronting onto the River Medlock, with both indoor and outdoor seating, the venue will serve both residents and the public. 

ATOMECA will be the first operator to arrive at Deansgate Square when they open their doors on 21st May.

They will focus on serving tea, coffee and locally baked pastries in the morning, through to tapas style plates in the evening and afternoon.

They’ll also offer an extensive wine list alongside carefully curated cocktails, all available seven days a week.

“Daniel, James and myself are thrilled to be part of such an innovative and exciting development,” said Joe.

“The vision and principles of Deansgate Square are very much shared with ATOMECA. A desire to provide excellent service in a warm and welcoming establishment.

“Personally I believe the development to be more aligned with a five star hotel, than a traditional residence.

“We look forward to welcoming the tenants of the property and members of the public at ATOMECA.”

Following on from the recent opening of Mule Ancoats, Mule at Deansgate Square occupies a soaring, double height space facing into the city, across The Medlock Steps and aims to open this summer.

Designed by Manchester’s Jolie Studio, and combining light blush hues and terracotta shades, the venue is sure to become a new favourite spot for a brunch date, 3pm cake and late-night cocktails.

The menu features brunch classics such as buttermilk brioche chicken burger, with cocktails ranging from the classic Mimosa to a Pistachio Mai Tai.

“Mule at Deansgate Square is set to be the city’s most vibrant spot with a timeless appeal,” said a spokespoerson for Mule.

“Using magical lighting, curved walls, woody aromas and eclectic fabrics, we’ve created a space that will transport you from the Manchester curbside into a dreamy Utah sunset.”

Comprising 1,508 spacious apartments across four carefully designed towers, Deansgate Square delivers another level of city centre living to Manchester boasting 72,000 sq ft of residential amenity space.

The Club offers health and wellness facilities allowing residents to enjoy their own private pool, spa, gym and fitness studios and sports hall.

The Business Gallery and lounge spaces, recently opened, enables residents to work, relax, dine or even game in a contemporary and design-led space.


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