Proof Bar & Kitchen

4.8
43 reviews
£25 and under
Global, International
Wholesome food. Fresh coffee. Top cocktails. Relaxed vibes.

Coming up...
4 OCTOBER - MONTHLY WINE CLUB*
22 & 23 OCTOBER - ARCHCHIS SRI LANKAN STREET FOOD TAKEOVER*

*For more details and information on cocktail workshops and private hire, please visit our website.

In Chorlton since 2007, we are proudly independent and local community is at the heart of what we do. We work with local suppliers to bring you great food and drinks to eat in or take away.

So relax, get comfy. Whether you’re lunching or brunching with us, sipping on cocktails or coffee, we’'ll serve up a warm welcome of Independent spirit with neighbourhood heart.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 43 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.8based on recent ratings
4.8
food
4.8
service
4.8
ambience
4.6
value
Noise · Energetic
progress_bar_value foreground of progress bar
progress_bar_background background of progress bar
progress_bar_value foreground of progress bar
progress_bar_background background of progress bar
progress_bar_value foreground of progress bar
progress_bar_background background of progress bar
progress_bar_value foreground of progress bar
progress_bar_background background of progress bar
progress_bar_value foreground of progress bar
progress_bar_background background of progress bar
Sort by
Filters
B
Bongo
Manchester
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We were party of 9 and they managed well. A couple of very minor issues like runnier yokes for a couple of the poached eggs but that is nit picking.

B
Barbara
London
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time, lovely food and enjoyed a sharing platter

L
Lisa
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 29 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really lovely little bar, fantastic cocktails and brilliant service.

LT
LeeTJ
1 review
Dined on 28 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We booked for my birthday, it was bank holiday weekend and we were quite a large party. The bar was doing table service, they did an amazing job of keeping up with what was ordered and who had ordered what.

N
Niamh
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 28 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing friendly service, thanks for a great night!

CP
ChrisP
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 21 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and the cocktails were lovely. The service was excellent 👌

CD
ChrisD
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 12 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a lovely evening at Proof. We had the small plates which were great and the service was excellent. Very friendly and professional staff.

S
Skipatron3000
London
2 reviews
Dined on 30 July 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Osaka local pop up kitchen was great. Service was also great with attentive staff. Noisy table of ‘lads’ was the only downer but that’s not the fault of the venue, which is always a friendly relaxed place to visit. Highly recommended

OT
OpenTable Diner
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 23 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great staff and excellent service. Good cocktails. Mackerel pate very nice

J
James
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 17 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always friendly staff and superb cocktails

PK
PeterK
1 review
Dined on 17 July 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

A pleasant terrace raised above street level makes it feel intimate. Attentive but not invasive service. Beer range was a bit limited but what we had was good. We didn’t eat though we have done previously and enjoyed the small plates.

SM
ScottM
1 review
Dined on 13 July 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Food and service was excellent with a great atmosphere. The only downside was drink prices which were slightly expensive.

PM
PaulM
London
2 reviews
Dined on 11 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb as always. Great laid back brunch vibe, very friendly and attentive staff and delicious food!

AD
AnnaD
London
1 review
Dined on 10 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and great food as always. Music a little too loud and the new ‘sun roof’ is quite hot and not very shady

L
vipLaura
Manchester
3 reviews
Dined on 4 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic brunch! Really delicious and the service was great.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 26 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Team Proof were fabulous as always. Great service and food - they really looked us (it was for my birthday).

LS
LucyS
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 24 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Delicious food and really friendly, helpful and attentive staff!

DG
DavidG
1 review
Dined on 19 June 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Excellent service, great cocktails and nice food and not expensive

AO
AnthonyO
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 18 June 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

A great place to chill out and relax with a cold beer.

KF
KatieF
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 18 June 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience3

Excellent hash browns. Great new menu and a strong espresso martini. Proof have upped things up a notch and I shall be returning. A great neighbourhood café bar.

l
lobsterlover
Manchester
8 reviews
Dined on 12 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Friendly, great food, nice atmosphere- would recommend

CP
ChrisP
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 12 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Good food and atmosphere, and excellent service. Would definitely recommend

RG
RachelG
Devon
1 review
Dined on 11 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely cocktails and really good staff! Loved our evening out here

BG
BarryG
London
2 reviews
Dined on 11 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great venue. Love the effort for outside eating n drinking. Thanks.

L
Lorena
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 10 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very amazing place ! And food ☺️ Love it and will come back

PO
PaulO
Manchester
3 reviews
Dined on 6 June 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The food menu is every bit as good as the drinks menu that earned Proof it's reputation :)

SM
SarahM
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 5 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, amazing drink choice and fab and friendly service

AB
AndyB
London
4 reviews
Dined on 5 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Seated quickly. Food was great ... it’s a great addition to what was a already a brilliant cocktail bar.... staff all really professional and friendly .

I
Imogen
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 5 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing! The new terrace and outside dining gives a perfect atmosphere to customers. Brilliant cocktails (as usual) and the new selection of food is delicious. Well worth a visit with friends or family.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 1 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely superb food and cocktails
A week later and I can still taste the divine chicken in a basket!! Highly recommended

R
Review25
Cheshire
2 reviews
Dined on 30 May 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great staff, really friendly. Really good drinks menu too, only a small food menu but idyllic for the bar. Great heated outdoor space-Would definitely recommend.

NW
NatashaW
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 29 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Amazing cocktails, wonderful snacks and sharing boards.
Lovely staff, some of the other tables were a bit raucous but the staff were super professional about it.

RC
RuthC
Manchester
3 reviews
Dined on 29 May 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Excellent friendly service; simple tasty, well cooked food, pleasant experience

EH
EamonH
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 28 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely staff, excellent food & a great selection of drinks.

SP
vipSarahP
London
6 reviews
Dined on 28 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have lived two mins from Proof since it opened but never liked the look of it. We went for the first time on Friday. It was mega. Special shout to waitress with red hair. Friendly, knowledgeable, attentive.

AM
AkeimM
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 28 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are extremely grateful for the amazing service provided by proof. The staff were amazing, entertaining and very helpful - We will be back soon!

SP
SupahPapalicious
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 27 May 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Absolute belter of an evening. Amazing hosting by the team at Proof. Thanks.

CC
CharissaC
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 27 May 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great food but even better service! Love this little spot for a drink and food in the sun.

R
vipRosina
Manchester
18 reviews
Dined on 26 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing staff.
Outdoor seating with the new heaters are fantastic.

V
Victoria
1 review
Dined on 21 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We didn’t eat here but would like to try it, the service was fantastic and the cocktails amazing!

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Proof Bar & Kitchen using the Order Online button. Proof Bar & Kitchen also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at 0161 862 9333.

Proof Bar & Kitchen is rated 4.8 stars by 43 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.