Every year, the Manchester food and drink scene seems to grow immensely thus making the task of finding the perfect spot to take your loved one on the ever so important Valentine’s Day even harder! We know, it is quite a daunting task! A quiet night in with a home cooked meal? The most expensive restaurant in town? Here are our top picks to wine and dine your loved one in a stylish yet affordable way!
Fumo (San Carlo Group)
The newest addition to the San Carlo Group, Fumo has hit the city with a bang of delight! It’s super chic design and incredible food and drink menu has caused a flurry in the food and drink scene. Enjoy authentic Italian dishes alongside delectable cocktails with your loved one for a night to remember.
1 St Peters Square, Oxford Road, Manchester M1 5AN
Book now: 0161 236 7344
Mr. Cooper’s House and Garden
Situated in the iconic Midland hotel, Simon Rogan’s Mr. Cooper’s House and Garden creates the perfect atmosphere for any romantic occasion. Enjoy three courses of elegant eats amidst the garden like decor.
The Midland Hotel, Peter Street, Manchester M60 2DS
Book now: 0161 932 4128
The Lowry Hotel (River Bar & Grill)
Love is in the air at The Lowry Hotel and to celebrate the most romantic weekend of the year they have lots of great experiences for you lovebirds to enjoy.
Enjoy their Valentines Menu for £75.00 per person available from 13th – 15th February in The River Grill and on the Saturday evening their talented pianist and singer Kimm will be performing.
Lovers Afternoon Tea for £22.50 per person or indulge with a Champagne Afternoon Tea for £33.00 per person, all with a special romantic twist.
50 Dearmans Place, Chapel Wharf, Manchester. M3 5LH
Book now: 0161 827 4000
Enjoy Asian delights with your loved one with four courses for just £45 per person. Not only can you dive into euphoria with this delicious menu but you can also enjoy special Valentine’s Day cocktails for just £8 a pop!
23 Peter St, Manchester M2 5QR
Book now: 0161 884 1292
Malmaison (Smoak Bar & Grill)
The Malmaison presents an epic romance this Valentine’s Day. Book a four course meal for just £49 per person or go all out with a special VIP package including dinner, welcome cocktails and a stunning room for the night!
1-3 Piccadilly, Manchester
Book now: 0844 693 0657
Épernay Champagne Bar
We all know there is no better way to celebrate your undying love for one another than with a bottle of fizz! Head over to Epernay for the ultimate Valentine’s Day experience!
Shhhh… They’re giving away 10% off all bottles of rose wine and champagne when you book!
Unit 1a, Great Northern Tower, Watson Street, Manchester M3 4EE
Book now: 0161 834 8802
Not feelin’ meaty? Swoon your sweetheart with three courses of vegetarian delights. Simon Rimmer’s ‘Greens’, located in Didsbury, is serving up dishes like Crispy oyster mushrooms with Chinese pancakes, plum sauce, spring onion, cucumber & ginger to start followed by Filo pastry pie with spinach, pistachios, feta and caramelised onion as well as desserts to die for! All this for just £40 per person!
41-43 Lapwing Lane, Didsbury, Manchester M20 2NT
Book now: 0161 434 4259
Everyone loves a little Latin flavour! Swoop your loved one away and hurry over to Gaucho for a true taste of Argentina in one of Manchester’s most stylish and romantic dining establishments. You simply cannot go wrong with this gem.
2A Saint Mary’s Street, Manchester M3 2LB
Book now: 0161 833 4333
Treat your special one to a hearty meal at one of Manchester’s oldest Italian Restaurants, Don Giovanni’s. This fabulous restaurant is ideally located in the heart of the city centre close to St Peter’s Square. You will be treated to a luscious 4-course menu, complimented with a wonderful service and amazing atmosphere, all for just £40 per person. The best way to say ‘I Love you’ …
Don Giovanni’s Manchester, 1-2 Peter House, Manchester, M1 5AN
Book now: 0161 228 2482
Situated on Canal Street, this gay friendly hotel is one of the best boutique hotels in the city offering a wide range of food and drink options.
A very Velvet Valentine: this Valentine’s Day their restaurant is boasting a four course dinner for just £70 per couple – including pink fizz and canapés on arrival.
2 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3HE
Book now: 0161 236 9003
Take your special someone on a Thai adventure with dishes like tempura prawns and duck tamarind. Chaophraya will be giving a special complimentary Thai Orchid to all the ladies along with a complimentary glass of Prosecco for both guests.
19 Chapel Walks, Manchester M2 1HN
Book now: 0161 832 8342