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

Riva Blu Italian Restaurant & Bar - Manchester

4.4
4.4
301 Reviews
£26 to £40
Italian
  • Good for special occasions
  • Good for groups
  • Lively
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 25 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
  • 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
  • Wine Wednesday

    31 Jan - 16 Nov 2024
    Enjoy 50% off all bottles of wine when you dine with us on a Wednesday including our most exclusive wines. (exclusive to Club IR members)
    Wine Wednesday photo

What 301 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

NoiseEnergetic

Loved For

  • Manchester/Greater Manchester

    Italian

  • Manchester

    Italian

301 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    staff were lovely and food 10/10. the restaurant is beautifully decorated !
    Riva Blu Italian Restaurant & Bar - ManchesterResponded 1 day ago
    Thank you for your wonderful review! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed both our food and the restaurant's decor. Our team works hard to create a lovely atmosphere and deliver top-notch meals. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best regards, Giuseppe Vitale General Manager

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  2. AnthonyL

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Consistently great food and service. Lovely friendly staff
    Riva Blu Italian Restaurant & Bar - ManchesterResponded 5 days ago
    Thank you so much for your kind words Anthony! We're thrilled to hear that you consistently enjoy our food and service. Our team takes great pride in providing a welcoming and friendly atmosphere, and it’s wonderful to know we’re hitting the mark. We look forward to serving you again soon! Best regards, Giuseppe Vitale General Manager

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  3. CarolW

    Manchester

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 7 July 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Service and food excellent, as always and I had the lasagne for the first time - would definitely recommend
    Riva Blu Italian Restaurant & Bar - ManchesterResponded 5 days ago
    Thank you for your lovely review Carol! We're glad to hear that you enjoyed the lasagne and that our service and food continue to meet your expectations. We appreciate your recommendation and look forward to serving you again soon! Kind regards, Giuseppe Vitale General Manager

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Manchester

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 June 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    An ok lunch. Very much over priced. We normally go to Riva Blu on a shopping day!

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Manchester

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 June 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Lovely restaurant great attentive service, menu has been simplified though and reduced from when I last came a year ago not as much choice as normal . Would visit again

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Glasgow

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 June 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Felt like I was part of a production line, no ambience, felt rushed
    Riva Blu Italian Restaurant & Bar - ManchesterResponded on 23 June 2024
    Hi, We are really sorry to hear that your experience with us didn't satisfied your expectations. Please feel free to contact us for discuss about what is happen on our email: Manchester@rivablu.co.uk Best Regards Giuseppe Vitale General Manager

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Manchester

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 June 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent meal - service,ambience,food,friendliness all top quality.Would definitely recommend
    Riva Blu Italian Restaurant & Bar - ManchesterResponded on 16 June 2024
    Thank you so much for your glowing review! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed an excellent meal at our restaurant. Your recommendation means a lot to us! We can't wait to have the pleasure of serving you again soon! Best regards, Giuseppe Vitale General Manager

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 June 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    Over priced Italian food with not much flavour. Definitely not worth the money. Very disappointed. Portion sizes were poor too. Drinks also expensive. The staff are friendly, just a shame the food wasn't great.
    Riva Blu Italian Restaurant & Bar - ManchesterResponded on 16 June 2024
    Hi, We are really sorry to hear that your experience with us didn't satisfied your expectations. Please feel free to contact us for discuss about what is happen on our email: Manchester@rivablu.co.uk Best Regards Giuseppe Vitale General Manager

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    Manchester

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 June 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Really nice atmosphere, food was lovely and the waiter Dom was outstanding
    Riva Blu Italian Restaurant & Bar - ManchesterResponded on 16 June 2024
    Thank you so much for your lovely review! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the atmosphere and found the food to be lovely. It's fantastic to know that Dom provided outstanding service and we'll make sure to pass along your compliments to him. Looking forward to seeing you again soon! best regards, Giuseppe Vitale General Manager

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  10. JacquelineM

    County Durham

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 14 June 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    The only thing which I wasn't happy with is my husband and I hadn't finished our starter,they brought out our main meal,we had to ask them to take our main meal back,until we were finished our starter.
    Riva Blu Italian Restaurant & Bar - ManchesterResponded on 16 June 2024
    Thank you for your feedback Jacqueline, We are very sorry to hear that your service didn't meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact us to discuss about what happened in our email: manchester@rivablu.co.uk Best regards, Giuseppe Vitale General Manager

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FAQs

Riva Blu Italian Restaurant & Bar - Manchester is rated 4.4 stars by 301 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 25 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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