Valentine’s Day restaurants in Manchester 2022: most romantic places to eat - from James Martin to Tast

Whether it’s fine dining or a simple meal out, we have you covered if you want to spoil your other half in Manchester for 14 February.
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For restaurants, Valentine’s Day is usually the biggest night of the year. A new menu, and couples flocking to wine and dine their other half for an entire evening.

A busy night is predicted in Manchester, with less restrictions this time around. Here are five of the best deals in Manchester on Valentine’s Day, from fine dining to something a bit more mainstream.


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Zouk offers traditional Indian and Pakistani food with a lovely interior and outdoor setting. With the restaurant primed for an intimate setting, it’s a restaurant in demand. For Valentine’s Day, they’re putting on a 5 course meal for just £70. If it’s the two of you, just £35 each is a great bargain.

Address: 5, The Quadrangle, Chester St, Manchester M1 5QS

Marco’s New York Italian MediaCityUK

For just £64 per couple, you can enjoy a delicious 5 course meal on a special edition Valentine’s menu devised for the day. Just a short walk from Old Trafford and next to the Lowry, the views will be stunning.

Address: Holiday Inn MediaCity, Salford M50 2EQ


Shoryu restaurant in Manchester is part of the Shoryu chain, and their first outside of London. Bringing authentic Hakata tonkotsu ramen, they have set a set menu for £25, for mates and dates. The menu includes a starter, ramen, desert and a drink.

Address: 1 Piccadilly, Manchester M1 1RG

James Martin, celebrity chef Credit: GettyJames Martin, celebrity chef Credit: Getty
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James Martin Manchester

A tad more pricey, this restaurant for Valentine’s Day costs £130 per couple, so if you can push the boat out, this restaurant is perfect. For £130 you get a five course meal and complimentary box of chocolates.

Address: 2 Watson St, Manchester M3 4LP


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Again, on the pricey side at £120 per couple, Tast gives you the taste of Barcelona in Manchester. This restaurant is part-owned by Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola, the director of football at Manchester City, Txiki Begiristain, so if you’re a City fan, this is the perfect place for you! Five courses and a cocktail is the main offer here.

Address: 20-22 King St, Manchester M2 6AG

Other options

These places aren’t necessarily doing deals for Valentine’s Day, but will give you a night and meal you won’t forget in a hurry.

San Carlo

Still offering a five-course meal for Valentine’s Day, it is not clear if a set price is included. San Carlo is an Italian Eatery, and is one of the most loved restaurants in the area, due it’s list of celebrity clientele.

Address: 42 King St W, Manchester M3 2WY

Dishoom Manchester

With locations in Shoreditch, Birmingham, Kensington, Covent Garden, Edinburgh and Kings Cross, Dishoom must be doing something right. Offering a romantic breakfast for Valentine’s Day, or giving you the option to eat their food in the comfort of your own home, this restaurant is including everyone.

Address: 32 Bridge St, Manchester M3 3BT

The Ivy Spinningfields

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Described as a ‘swanky establishment’ the Spinningfields offers only the finest of foods, and will make you have an unforgettable evening. Complete with a roof top bar, you and your companion have all the facilities to make this Valentine’s Day the best one.

Address: The Pavilion, Byrom St, Manchester M3 3HG