With a booming dining scene; Manchester is home to some of the best restaurants outside of London. We’ve been checking out the best private dining spaces this buzzing city has to offer.
The contemporary Chinese restaurant Tattu is located in the Spinningfields district of Manchester. Opulently decorated, the menu is a tasty mix of the classics from duck spring rolls to mixed dim sum baskets. Their private dining space accommodates up to 40 people with its own bar, restroom and entrance. The restaurant can also provide a host of entertainment and DJ options for their private diners.
The Brazilian restaurant Fazenda is certainly one for the meat-eaters. With options on the menu including black pudding, beef tenderloin, and chicken hearts it also includes sides of bread, cheeses and fresh salads. Their well-designed private dining room can accommodate from 6-16 people and they can host presentations through to wine tastings in the space.
Our favourite steak restaurant, Hawksmoor is located in a Grade 11 listed courthouse building and features a 139 cover restaurant. Their private dining space can accommodate 14 guests and they pride themselves on a spectacular sharing menu, including Chateaubriand, porterhouse or whole royal bream, accompanied by a delicious range of sides.
The steeped with history boutique hotel King Street Townhouse is located in the upper King Street Conservation Area of Manchester city centre. Their private spaces, the Work & Social Hubs retain the character of the old bank with panelled walls and dim lighting. They can accommodate private dining for up to 30 guests on round tables, or up to 20 on one large table.
Manchester House combines an informal setting with fine dining. Its talented chef Aiden Byrne delights guests with dishes such as poached cod, Wye Valley asparagus velouté with crab or crispy chicken skin, foie gras mousse and aged parmesan. Their private dining room fits eight, and has unrivalled views of Manchester city.
Refuge by Volta encompasses 10,000 square foot of space and prides itself on British ingredients with a global influence. On their menu you might find salt croquettes sat next to slow cooked massaan ox cheek, or beetroot pakora alongside Gloucester old spot pork belly. Their private dining space seats eight to ten and offers a set menu with views into the main dining room.
If you need help sourcing a venue for your next event then don’t hesitate to contact the Banks Sadler team on +44 (0) 207 424 3333