Found halfway between Alexandra Park and Platt Fields Park lies a true hidden gem that’s gaining a reputation amongst locals and expats alike. Serving up huge helpings of traditional Middle Eastern dishes and warm hospitality in its friendly restaurant, Ariyadh has become known as one of the best places to eat in Manchester for Manchester foodies.
Those that don’t mind travelling a bit farther will be well rewarded. The friendly eatery can be found in the suburb of Fallowfield and would make a fine choice for diners looking for places dine out in Manchester before a gig or a night out in the city centre. Whatever the occasion, guests will be treated to hearty portions and superb hospitality.
The charming eatery is perfect for casual dining out in Manchester with friends and family. The staff at Ariyadh aim to make everyone feel right at home, whether they’re catching-up with friends or have the little ones in tow. Simply decorated throughout, the intimate restaurant features traditional artwork and décor with cosy booths that are perfect for larger groups.
Specialising in Omani cuisine, Ariyadh is one of the best kept secrets when it comes to Manchester restaurants. Diners can look forward to a range of meaty dishes that are sure to please any carnivore. The hard part will be trying to decide whether they’d like chicken, lamb or fish. Lamb lovers will especially appreciate their Omani Shuwa, which sees tender lamb slow cooked in banana leaves, served on a bed of aromatic rice.
For the true taste of the Middle East in Manchester, nothing tops a meal at Ariyadh. Any occasion will be even more of a treat for tastecard members who can enjoy exclusive restaurant savings when they call to book ahead and present their cards upon arrival. It’s a good chance to indulge in a starter or two to share, extra drinks or one of their homemade desserts.
Please note: You must book in advance and mention the tastecard to be entitled to the discount. The tastecard restaurant discount is not available on bank holidays or celebration days – including, but not limited to, Valentine’s Day, Mothering Sunday, Father's Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The discount is also unavailable throughout December.