Manchester city guides

The best outdoor restaurants in Manchester.


Dylan Mitchell

TNQ Restaurant Manchester

We’re all looking forward to the warmer weather and the days growing longer, so make some time to plan for all the wonderful things you’ll do when it arrives. Enjoying a tasty meal outside is a thoroughly enjoyable experience for just about anyone, and the food will taste even better when you’re using our discounts. Using this tastecard guide, you can find out about the best outdoor restaurants in Manchester where you can find our great offers.

Top restaurants with outdoor seating in Manchester

If you’re looking for places to eat outside in Manchester for an al fresco meal to remember, take a look at our handy guide to find out about our top recommendations. Below you will find restaurants with outdoor seating in Manchester that will be sure to satisfy your cravings and treat you to an excellent dining experience too.

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  • Prezzo - Manchester Media City

  • Café Rouge - Salford

  • Manahatta - Deansgate

  • ASK Italian - Manchester

  • Namii Kitchen and Cocktails

  • The Northern Quarter Restaurant

Prezzo outdoor dining

Prezzo - Manchester Media City.

If you’d like to rub shoulders with the stars while you dine outside, then Prezzo is the ideal place for you to visit. Located in MediaCity, where you may spot a BBC or ITV star if you’re lucky, keep an eye out for notable passersby as you enjoy a sun-drenched (hopefully) Italian meal outdoors.

Prezzo offers a wide range of Italian classics alongside modern menu choices that are sure to take your interest. Bringing true authentic Italian cuisine to the table, you’ll be guaranteed a good time here with staff who always go the extra mile and serve with a smile.

Cafe Rouge Salford

Café Rouge - Salford.

Looking for restaurants with outdoor seating in Manchester with dishes that will transport you to another place? Café Rouge brings some French classiness to your standard restaurant experience with a tasteful bistro aesthetic and meals that will whisk you away to the heart of Paris.

Café Rouge caters to a diverse range of tastes, meaning that you and your fellow outdoor diners are sure to tuck into something that hits the spot. Their award-winning menu features their mouthwatering beef bourguignon and poulet breton, which are as beautifully presented as they are tasty. Bon appétit!

Manahatta Manchester

Manahatta - Deansgate.

Manahatta is one of our best recommendations for restaurants with outdoor seating in Manchester if you’re looking for a place to enjoy a fine tipple or two while treating yourself to some moreish dishes.

Feel like a New Yorker with Manahatta’s distinctly swanky vibe and indulge in some of the intriguing menu options available. A truly eclectic restaurant, diners can find oriental duck salad, steak frites and (of course) a New Yorker burger. With 2 for 1 cocktails available Sunday to Friday, what more could you want from this Manchester eatery?

ASK Italian Manchester

ASK Italian - Manchester.

The vibrant energy of ASK Italian goes hand in hand with the warmer weather with delicious starters, mains and desserts to savour. As a result, it’s easily one of the best places to eat outside in Manchester, hands down.

Though their sophisticated interiors are to be marvelled at, ASK Italian offers a fantastic view of Piccadilly Gardens that makes for an idyllic scene for you to try out their delicacies. Right in the heart of Manchester City Centre, soak up the sun and share good times with friends over your choice of sea bass al forno, truffle ravioli, pollo della casa and more.

Namii Manchester

Namii Kitchen and Cocktails.

Namii Kitchen and Cocktails is the ideal restaurant to visit in Manchester if you’re looking to enjoy sunny vibes and equally bright dishes with some heat. Namii’s dishes are made with attention to detail and fantastic presentation from the heart of Vietnam.

Going into their menu options are a mix of Asian-inspired dishes as well as Vietnamese choices too. With a huge variety of intriguing nibbles to choose from including their double-fried garlic pork, vegetable tempura and wok-tossed mussels, it's a menu that you won’t want to miss out on.

The Norther Quarter TNQ Restaurant Manchester

The Northern Quarter Restaurant.

If you’re taking your dining outside for the perfect summer’s day, why shouldn’t the food be as perfect too? For a high-caliber dining experience that will pair perfectly with some warm weather, The Northern Quarter Restaurant will not let you down.

The food served here is prepared by artisan chefs with a panache for making immaculate dishes. It’s gourmet evenings are heavenly, with menus inspired by different countries across the globe each month. If you’re looking for places to eat outside in Manchester that will offer the best of the best, we couldn’t recommend The Northern Quarter Restaurant more.

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