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Riva Blu Italian Restaurant & Bar - Manchester, Manchester, Greater Manchester

Riva Blu Italian Restaurant & Bar - Manchester

4.4
4.4
289 Reviews
£26 to £40
Italian
Located in the Corn Exchange in the heart of Manchester, Riva Blu Italian Restaurant & Bar boasts an open kitchen, cocktail bar and large alfresco terrace so you can dine all’aperto – “in the open air”.

Our Manchester restaurant features our distinctive plush nautical-inspired interiors – the colour of tranquil Italian seas. The friendly team will transport you in style to experience a true taste of Italy here in the UK, bringing style, sass and glamour to modern Italian dining.

Riva Blu Italian Restaurant & Bar invites you to experience authentic Italian dining in Manchester. We believe that Italian dining is all about La Dolce Vita – the sweet life! That’s why we use only the finest ingredients to create all of our drinks & dishes. Riva Blu Italian Restaurant & Bar is the ideal restaurant for a special occasion in Manchester.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 24 times today
Experiences are available.

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    £26 to £40
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Pizzeria, Contemporary Italian
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon–Wed, Sun 12:00–22:00 Thu–Sat 12:00–23:00 Bar Mon–Wed, Sun 12:00–23:00 Thu–Sat 12:00–00:00
  • Phone number
    0161 827 4200
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Area
    Manchester
  • Parking Details
    None
  • Public Transit
    Exchange Square tram stop 100m<br />Manchester Victoria Station 500m
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Vegan, Wine

Experiences

  • DOMENICA ITALIANA AT RIVA BLU

    2 Jun - 31 Oct 2024
    Benvenuti a casa Riva, for Sunday dining Neapolitan style from 2nd June… Transport yourself to the city of Naples with our Domenica Italiana Sunday menu, a culinary journey inspired by the cherished recipes of Nonna’s kitchens throughout Southern Italy. Gather with friends and family to experience the richness of Italian culture and flavours, each dish brimming with a story of tradition and heritage. Indulge in comfort, warmth, and vibrant street food delights that promise to evoke the true heart of Italy on every plate. Join us every Sunday from 12pm
    DOMENICA ITALIANA AT RIVA BLU photo
  • Fathers Day with the flavours of Naples

    16 Jun 2024 only
    Treat Dad to a taste of sunkissed Italia with a visit to Riva Blu this Father's Day. Enjoy one of our signature slow Sundays, and enjoy a menu that is beloved by padre, nonno, and the whole family: we'll even give them a mark of our respect with a gift to celebrate the day.
    Fathers Day with the flavours of Naples photo
  • 15% off your food bill, Monday & Tuesday

    11 Jun - 16 Nov 2024
    Start each week off the right way and enjoy 15% off your food bill when dining with us on a Monday and Tuesday. Includes lunch menus - simply sign up for free to Club IR to enjoy. Visit individualrestaurants.com/clubir/ or speak to a member of staff when you arrive. Excludes Bank Holidays - check website for full T&Cs.
    15% off your food bill, Monday & Tuesday photo

What 289 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 4.1Value

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Loved For

  • Manchester/Greater Manchester

    Italian

289 Reviews
  1. Dissles6

    Manchester

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had a lovely meal. Very friendly helpful waitress. Lovely restaurant

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    Cheshire

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 7 June 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food and service. Great value for money amazing server
    Riva Blu Italian Restaurant & Bar - ManchesterResponded 6 days ago
    Thank you so much for your kind words! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our food and service. Our team, especially your server, will be delighted to know they made your visit special. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best regards Giuseppe Vitale General Manager

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  3. Wokky

    Yorkshire

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 7 June 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    It was very tasty food, cooked well and a great choice. Service is nice, not too in your face but efficient. Its very handy for other bars and shops too.
    Riva Blu Italian Restaurant & Bar - ManchesterResponded 6 days ago
    We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed our food Wokky.! Our team aims to strike the perfect balance between attentive service and giving you space to enjoy your dining experience, so we're glad to hear that our approach was to your liking. Thank you for your kind words, and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Best regards, Giuseppe Vitale General Manager

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  4. DCoach

    London

    45 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    45 reviews

    Dined on 31 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We haven't been here for a while. Its always been good, one of the better franchised places around. Last night didn't disappoint, it was better than we remembered. The menu had improved too, both food and drinks. The staff were as friendly and welcoming as ever. Really good night.
    Riva Blu Italian Restaurant & Bar - ManchesterResponded on 2 June 2024
    Thank you for sharing your experience DCoach! We're delighted to hear that your recent visit exceeded your expectations and that you found our menu improvements to your liking. It's wonderful to know that our staff continued to provide a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. We're glad you had a really good night and look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards, Giuseppe Vitale General Manager

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My go to place when going to the AO Arena Lovely as always
    Riva Blu Italian Restaurant & Bar - ManchesterResponded on 26 May 2024
    Thank you so much for your kind words! We're thrilled to be your go-to place when visiting the AO Arena. We look forward to welcoming you back soon for another lovely experience Best regards, Giuseppe Vitale General Manchester

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Manchester

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    All staff go above and beyond to make your meal a great experience - both bar and restaurant!
    Riva Blu Italian Restaurant & Bar - ManchesterResponded on 26 May 2024
    Thank you so much for your kind words! We're thrilled to hear that you had such a positive experience with us. Our entire team strives to ensure our guests have a memorable meal. We're glad we could make your visit special. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon! Best regards, Giuseppe Vitale General Manager

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Manchester

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fantastic food and service would definitely go again our waitress Marta was so friendly- would definitely recommend
    Riva Blu Italian Restaurant & Bar - ManchesterResponded on 22 May 2024
    Hi there! Thanks a lot for the 5 Stars Review and the lovely Mention about Marta's Service! Best Regards Giuseppe Vitale General Manager

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  8. SueSue

    Manchester

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 19 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    BEST ITALIAN RESTAURANT IN MANCHESTER. FABULOUS FOOD, AMAZING DRINKS, WONDERFUL ATMOSPHERE AND REALLY LOVELY STAFF. ❤️❤️❤️
    Riva Blu Italian Restaurant & Bar - ManchesterResponded on 22 May 2024
    Hi SueSue! Thanks a lot for the Amazing Review and the lovely description of your Experience! Best Regards Giuseppe Vitale General Manager

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    Manchester

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 May 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Very busy restaurant. Although we had booked it was rather chaotic locating the table. No oil or dips with garlic bread , waiter knocked wine over my meal and dress .
    Riva Blu Italian Restaurant & Bar - ManchesterResponded on 22 May 2024
    Hi There! We are Really Sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your experience with us, and that so many things went wrong during the busy time. Please feel free to contact us on our email to discuss about what happen. Manchester@rivablu.co.uk Best Regards Giuseppe Vitale General Manager

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    Manchester

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 May 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our first time at this restaurant a great ambience, attentive staff and delicious food
    Riva Blu Italian Restaurant & Bar - ManchesterResponded on 22 May 2024
    Hi there! Thanks a lot to have found a minute to Review our Restaurant! Please feel free to let us know how we can reach the 5 Stars next time! Best Regards Giuseppe Vitale General Manager

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FAQs

Riva Blu Italian Restaurant & Bar - Manchester is rated 4.4 stars by 289 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a booking

2 people

19:00


Booked 24 times today
Experiences are available.
Google Map for Riva Blu Italian Restaurant & Bar - Manchester

Exchange Sq, Manchester, Greater Manchester M4 3TR

Additional information

  • Area
    Manchester
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon–Wed, Sun 12:00–22:00 Thu–Sat 12:00–23:00 Bar Mon–Wed, Sun 12:00–23:00 Thu–Sat 12:00–00:00
  • Price
    £26 to £40
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Pizzeria, Contemporary Italian
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    None
  • Public Transit
    Exchange Square tram stop 100mManchester Victoria Station 500m
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Vegan, Wine
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