Manchester Restaurant Deals

Ian Jones, Food and Drink Editor

New year, new set of jaw-droppingly good deals from Manchester restaurants. Whether you’re looking to start 2024 on a health kick or ignore the ever-grim news cycle by eating your way to happiness (it works, I’m living proof), we have the lot here.

So save some pounds, maybe even drop some pounds, but more importantly, take your beau out for a date or three during 2024’s early doors. Or if you’re happily single, take yourself out for a date. It’s a thing.

Here’s our guide to the best restaurant deals in the city – all independents, all tried and tested, all doing something a little special.

And keep checking back because we’re adding more deals as we find them!

Our top picks

The Beeswing Wine Bar and Kitchen

The Beeswing Wine Bar and Kitchen, 24a Minshull St, Kampus, Manchester , M1 3EF - Visit now

This great Kampus bar has launched a small but impressive Spanish tapas menu in collaboration with Baratxuri chef, Joe Botham. To celebrate, all dishes are 50% off until the end of January.

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Blinker

Blinker, 64-72 Spring Gardens, Manchester , M2 2BQ - Visit now

One of the city’s best tucked-away cocktail bars is running with the excellently-titled RYE January. And that means selected rye cocktails are just £7 each. This includes Remember the Maine, Mint Julep and New York Sour. Why not try the lot and make the best of this chilly month? Speaking of which, warm your cockles with 25% off all neat whisky serves.

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Zouk

Zouk, Unit 5 Chester Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 5QS - Visit now

Zouk Tea Bar and Grill is bringing back their unmissable bottomless curry promotion throughout January, with unlimited curry, rice, naan and onion bhajis. The menu changes daily, making it ideal for return visits, every day of the week.

Three Little Words

Three Little Words, 12-13 Watson St, Manchester, M3 4LP - Visit now

One of our favourite city centre restaurants has one of the very best January offers in town: 50% off cocktails, spirit mixers and food. The offer is available Wednesday and Thursday all day from 5pm and Friday 12pm – 7pm. No booking required.

Three Little Words

Peru Perdu

Peru Perdu, The Cotton Factory, 74 Princess St, Manchester, M1 6JD, Manchester, M1 6JD - Visit now

Peruvian-inspired restaurant Peru Perdu will kickstart 2024, as they always do, with an incredible half price offer on all food in January — including menu favourites such as ceviche, empanadas and Uruguayan Wet Aged Steak.

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Ducie Street Warehouse

Ducie Street Warehouse, Ground Floor, Warehouse, Ducie St,, Manchester, M1 2TP - Visit now

Manchester’s destination hub, Ducie Street Warehouse, is also offering 50% off all food in January if you head over at the right time: Monday to Thursday, 5pm to 9pm. Brunch, lunch or dinner — fill your boots while the going’s good!

Ducie Street Warehouse

The Blues Kitchen Manchester

The Blues Kitchen Manchester, 13 Quay St, Manchester, M3 3HN - Visit now

The home of blues and soul, The Blues Kitchen Manchester is also the home of excellent, Southern-inspired food. And they’re running an inflation-busting deal all through January: 50% off Burgers, BBQ or Mains Plates, from the Buttermilk Fried Chicken to the Beef Short Rib.

Blues Kitchen Manchester
The Blues Kitchen Manchester

Mughli Restaurant & Charcoal Pit

Mughli Restaurant & Charcoal Pit, 30 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M14 5TQ - Visit now

Curry mile’s most highly-regarded restaurant is offering 30% off Karis this January, including the famous Butter Chicken plus a huge selection of meat, veggie and vegan options.

Madre Manchester

Madre Manchester, The Churchill, 41 Chorlton Street, Kampus, Manchester , M1 3HN - Visit now

You’ve had enough gut-busting roasts to see you through the winter. For something that packs a different flavour, try Madre’s excellent tacos, which are yours for half price between Monday and Thursday in January.

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The Lawn Club

The Lawn Club, Hardman Square, Spinningfields, Manchester, M33HG - Visit now

The Lawn Club are kicking off 2024 rather generously, with a whopping 50% off all food in January. Choose from mains such as the BBQ pizza topped with house BBQ sauce, mozzarella and chicken, or the halloumi burger, complete with rosemary pesto, tomato and baby gem lettuce. And of course, everyone’s favourite loaded fries, with tasty toppings such as truffle and parmesan, BBQ brisket, and salt + pepper.

The Lawn Club

Evelyn’s Cafe Bar

Evelyn’s Cafe Bar, G18 Tib Street, Manchester, M4 1NB - Visit now

Neighbourhood restaurant Evelyn’s gets better every time we head over (and vegans take note, you’ll find some of the finest plant-based plates in Manchester right here). From 2 January, they’re running a 30% off deal from Mondays to Thursdays.

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El Gato Negro Tapas

El Gato Negro Tapas, 52 King Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 4LY - Visit now

Award-winning tapas restaurant El Gato Negro is serving up the perfect cure for the January blues at its King Street restaurant! Enjoy three of the famous small plates for £18 throughout January – with dishes including meatballs in tomato fritada sauce, padrón peppers seasoned with sea salt, and chorizo Ibèrico Bellota served with cornichons.

Or, if you’ll be doing Veganuary, indulge in El Gato Negro’s three for £15 vegan specials, including vegetable paella arancini with smoked aubergine purée, chargrilled sweet potato, mascarpone and green herb sauce, or grilled tenderstem broccoli seasoned with chilli and garlic. The offer is available all day Sunday to Thursday, and Friday 12 – 5pm.

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Canto

Canto, Fairbairn Unit A, Fairbairn Building, Henry Street, Manchester, M4 5DH - Visit now

Here’s another three for £18 offer, this time at stalwart of Ancoats’ Cutting Room Square, Canto. Enjoy the likes of delicious fried crispy squid, braised ox cheek with parsnip purèe, red wine jus and parsnip crisps, and traditional patatas bravas served with spiced tomato sauce and alioli – all for £18 every day.

Or to celebrate Veganuary, there’s another three for £15 vegan specials offer, with dishes including roasted aubergine served with goats cheese, piquillo peppers and confit tomato, and caramelised cauliflower with lentil stew and Italian caponata. The offer is available all day Sunday to Thursday, Friday 12 – 5pm, and Saturday 12 – 4pm.

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Public

Public, 9 Stevenson Square, Manchester , M1 1DB - Visit now

Head to Stevenson Square newcomer Public anytime from Monday to Thursday in January, and you’ll get 50% off your food, including burgers, noodles and sandos. Walk-ins only.

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The Counter House

The Counter House, 35 Blossom St, Manchester, M4 6AJ - Visit now

The Counterhouse, an Ancoats neighbourhood restaurant and bar known for its hearty, health-inspired dishes from around the globe, is the perfect one-stop spot for a January pick-me-up. Even more so because they’re gifting all guests 30% off their bill on all weekdays in January – including drinks! To redeem the offer, book via the restaurant’s website and stick the code JAN OFFER in the additional comments.

The Counter House

Suki Suki Street Food & Bar

Suki Suki Street Food & Bar, 227 Deansgate, Manchester , M3 4EN - Visit now

Whether you are grabbing on the go or looking for a lunch time treat, enjoy the express lunch deal at Suki Suki, with selected ramens and rice bowls available for just £10. To cure the January blues, why not add gyozas and a soft drink for an extra £4.95? Available Monday – Friday, 12pm – 3pm.

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Volta

Volta, 167 Burton Rd, West Didsbury, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M20 2LN - Visit now

Head to Didsbury’s much-love Volta at the right time this January and you can pick up any three small plates for £15. The impressive array includes fish, meat, vegetarian and vegan options, all which will take you on a journey around the globe with every mouthful. Available any time on Monday – Thursday and daytimes on Friday.

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Axe & Cleaver

This is the perfect pub for an indulgent weekend, following up a long countryside walk with a hearty and high quality meal.

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On Bar

This multifaceted venue is primarily an award winning gay bar in Manchester’s Canal Street area – but that is not all…

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Vanilla

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