10 Romantic Restaurants In Manchester For Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and lurveeee is in the air! It’s the one of the most romantic days of the year and Manchester has got you covered when it comes to good food. 

Manchester is home to a lot of amazing things and delicious restaurants are one of them! We’ve selected 10 of Manchester’s most romantic restaurants covering cuisines from Italian, Thai to Indian.

So if you still haven’t booked your Valentine’s Day dinner date then check out these 10 restaurants that will make your Valentine’s Day perfect.

Rosso Restaurant & Bar

Credit: Rosso Restaurant/Instagram

Owned by Rio Ferdinand, Rosso Restaurant is a Grade II Listed building and provides a stunning contemporary setting.

The Rosso menu presents fine Italian cuisine including: Fresh pasta, pizza, risotto, and lots of fine meat and fish dishes. (Can’t ever go wrong with pizza can you.)

*Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options available.*

The Ivy 

Credit: The Ivy/Instagram

The Ivy features four gorgeous floors of dining including a Asian restaurant and bar and a roof garden.

Outsde the restaurant is covered by plants and inside it’s decorated in lavish textiles, golden chandeliers and marble floors – it definitely has the WOW factor.

Situated on the ground floor known as the Ivy Brasserie is a contemporary British menu that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner options. They’re also light snacks, sandwiches and afternoon tea.

On the second floor there is Ivy Asia where the menu takes influence from across East and South East Asia.

Then there’s the Ivy Roof Garden as well as a private dining space. Phew! There’s a lot to see and eat here.

*Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options available.*


Credit: Australasia/Instagram

This underground restaurant has a statement glass pyramid entrance and the décor inside lives up to the glamorous exterior.

The menu consists of a blend of Indonesian, Southeast Asian and Australian food. (Getting hungry now.)

*Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options available.*

Zouk Tea Bar & Grill

Credit: Zouk/Instagram

Fun fact: This restaurant is actually Drake’s (yes THE Drake) favourite spot to eat when he has a concert in Manchester.

It specialises in Indian, Asian, Balti and Pakistani food, there is also a nice outdoor area where you can have shisha if that’s your thang.

*Halal, vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options available.*


Credit: Asha’s/Instagram

This restaurant is actually named after and owned by Asha the iconic Bollywood singer.

You can enjoy Michelin-listed Indian cuisine here and the gorgeous interior makes it a romantic dinner date for two.

*Halal, vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options available.*


Credit: Tattu/Instagram

The stunning cosmopolitan interior is perfect for date night. There’s even a massive pink cherry-blossom tree that stands in the middle of the restaurant floor. AKA a perfect selfie spot with your date.

You’ll find Chinese, Japanese and Asian cuisine at Tattu. With either a table or booth on offer you’ll have a intimate date in here.

*Halal, vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options available.*

20 Stories

Credit: 20 Stories/Instagram

This restaurant has a modern British menu and a rooftop garden with trees scaling two storeys high. If you want good food and good views then this is the Valentines Day spot for you.

The restaurant has a stylish bar and amazing outdoor terrace that sits under a canopy of beautiful trees and dramatic lighting.

*Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options available.*

San Carlo

Credit: San Carlo/Instagram

The menu is a lavish celebration of traditional seafood-led Italian cuisine, with dishes like the Scallops San Carlo, Tagliatelle Monte Carlo – pasta served with sautéed shallots and diced monkfish.

They also have other Italian food like traditional thin crust pizzaaaaaaa!

*Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options available.*

Don Giovanni

Credit: Don Giovanni/Instagram

Launched in 1984 Don Giovanni is Manchester’s oldest independently owned Italian restaurant.

The restaurant has lavish floor to ceiling windows and exquisite modern furnishings.

They have a lovely menu which includes spaghetti, pizza and seafood.

*Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options available.*


Credit: Vermilion/Instagram

With three floors Vermilion is quite spectacular. There is the main restaurant which serves Thai and Indian food and once you’re done stuffing your face you can head up to their Cinnabar, complete with DJs and private booths with it’s own unique lounge beds.

*Vegetarian and vegan options available.*

Ok, seriously feeling hungry now. Mainly for pizza. Have you tried any of these restaurants already? Which one is your favourite?


  1. February 9, 2019 / 5:41 pm

    I don’t live in Manchester, but these look great!
    When I visit, I’m definitely checking out Don Giovanni. ?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *