Manchesters Top 10 Restaurants

When it comes to going out and enjoying a good meal then Manchester has a number of restaurants that are worth mentioning, and once you read about them you will definitely want to go and give each a try.

Manchesters top 10 restaurants offer fine dining in an assortment of taste from the more modern European to Thai, Spanish, Indian, Vegetarian and more. All with dining experiences that are stylish yet relaxed.

1.Chaophraya: This Thai restaurant is located above Sams Chop House on the corner of Chapel Walks and Pall Mall and it is absolutely perfect for any occasion whether it be an evening out, a business meeting or just a quick lunch. They even offer an authentic Tuk Tuk to transport you in true Thai style. This restaurant has been awarded the Pride of Manchester Awards 2008 as best restaurant.

2.Grado: Celebrity chef Paul Heathcote has created a traditional Spanish Tapas restaurant. This Spanish style restaurant is a mixture of regional and new wave Spanish foods. It has a unique open kitchen design that allows you to see the chefs as your food is prepared.

3.Michael Caines at Abode: Home of the youngest chef to ever win 2 Michelin starts Chef Michael Caines. A bit of a newcomer to the restaurant scene it has already gained the reputation of serving the best 2 and 3 course lunches in the city. A great restaurant for business lunches, casual dining or an evening out for fine wines and dining.

4.Akbars: A wonderfully luxurious Indian restaurant near the science and industry museum. This is one of the small chain restaurants owned by Shabir Hussain. They have won a few of their own awards including Restaurant of the Year in Telegraph and Argus.

5.Bacchanalla: A lovely cocktail bar with a wonderful restaurant located upstairs. The food is more on the traditional British side with a Mediterranean twist. It is a great place to have lunch or meet your friends after work or even for a romantic rendezvous.

6.110 Restaurant: Considered by some to be one of the best all round dining experiences in Manchester. Located in the Circus Casino where you can enjoy gambling along with fine dining. Enjoy watching chef and crew work to create the masterpieces that will soon be served to you.

7.San Carlo: The place you want to go if you want truly authentic Italian food. They use the freshest and most authentic of ingredients and if you want to find a fish dish that is out standing then this is definitely the place you want to be.

8.The New Emperor: A modern Cantonese restaurant that is very well liked among the locals. It is considered one of the best locations in Chinatown and actually has the most authentic and traditional Chinese food available in Manchester.

9.Luso: The first Portuguese restaurant in Manchester. They not only serve the wonderful traditional foods of Portugal, they also serve from provinces such as Brazil, Africa and Japan. They offer seasonal menus so that they can continue to obtain the freshest of ingredients. A great place for lunch, dinner or afternoon tea.

10.Earth: Located in City Centre is the restaurant that you will want to visit if you are a vegetarian. Now that doesn't mean that the rest of you need to avoid this place. Earth also has a wonderful variety of sandwiches, salads and main meals to please most any appetite

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