Al fresco dining in Manchester

Make the most of the sunshine with our round-up of the best restaurants for outdoor dining.

12 Restaurants for al fresco dining

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photo of menagerie restaurant restaurant
84% 84% Recommend
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American Manchester
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Enjoy relaxed dining & drinks on our terrace & gin garden, a beautiful city centre sun trap.

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20% Off a la carte

photo of albert's shed restaurant
93% 93% Recommend
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British Manchester
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photo of the river restaurant restaurant
50% 50% Recommend
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Modern European Manchester
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photo of the refinery - spinningfields restaurant
71% 71% Recommend
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Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service Manchester
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Drink and dine alfresco on our gorgeous outdoor terrace
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91% 91% Recommend
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British Salford
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89% 89% Recommend
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British Didsbury
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93% 93% Recommend
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Spanish Manchester
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Iberica boasts two terraces on either side of the main entrance.
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88% 88% Recommend
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British Manchester
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Drink and Dine on our stunning outdoor terrace, 19 Stories up with 360 views of Manchester.
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American Manchester
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The sun is always shining on the HSH Gin Garden. The perfect place to while away an afternoon.
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Modern European Manchester
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Watch the world go by from our alfresco terrace, perfectly located overlooking St Peter's Square
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96% 96% Recommend
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Polish Manchester
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Our patio is perfect for some peace and quiet during lunch or after work, just off Deansgate Mews.
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100% 100% Recommend
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Fusion / Eclectic Manchester
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Dine Al Fresco from the Velvet Terrace menu. Small plates, Pizza and Main Courses
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