Rosso Restaurant

4.5
2873 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Italian
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  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
Welcome to Rosso Restaurant & Bar, take a seat in our 116 year old Grade II listed dining room and enjoy a delicious dish from our Al a Carte menu.

Select from favourites such as pizzas, pastas, steaks and freshly prepared fish dishes. Our kitchen is awaiting your arrival.
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MW
Cheshire
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Rosso is one of our favourite restaurants in Manchester and we visit at least once a month. We always have the lunch menu which is great value along with the bottle of good house wine for £9.95. the ambience and service is second to none. However, on this occasion we were really disappointed with the food. The starters were fine but the shin beef was slightly tough with gristle in and the chicken was tasteless. We'll definitely wait until the menu is changed before we return again

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NG
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Great food in a lovely location. Myself and my colleague were very happy wit the experience.

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JH
Lancashire
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We enjoyed our Sunday lunch visit, great ambiance and service. Overall we all enjoyed the food with the exception of the roast beef that the four of us ordered, it was quite fatty.
See you again.

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OT
Manchester
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

One of my favourite restaurants. Really worth a visit

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AC
Manchester
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 3

We arrived at Rosso’s at 7pm on Saturday evening. The place was busy (as you’d expect on a Saturday evening) but it seemed to have a good buzz inside.
I had request, on the Thursday before, that a bottle of champagne be arranged to be brought out, on arrival, as a surprise for my partner (this was our anniversary). I was told that this wasn’t a problem and that the waiting team had been told and that there was a note on the system. When seated, we waited nearly 10 minutes for someone to come over and ask our drinks order. I was frustrated as I had to complain to the waitress (in front of my partner) that our champagne hadn’t arrived. We received no apology and the waitress didn’t seem too bothered about it.
The food here is very good. I would highly recommend it however the service needs some drastic improvement. Unfortunately I wouldn’t recommend Rosso’s to a friend, at this time, due to the service alone.

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FR
London
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and food was great!

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DP
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 3

Arrived a little early and informed the table would be late (this has happened on the two occasions I have dined at Rosso’s) went for a drink elsewhere, arrived a little late, table still not ready, spent 10/15 mins hanging around seated at 7.45 ( it felt like you should expect to be seated at your table late) service was very slow, one order came late (party of 8) lady who looked after us was attentive at first then became distracted with other diners, waited a while to have our plates taken away at the end of the meal. A nice touch was added with a complimentary Birthday plate. Music was fab ! When we finished our meal they where quick to let us know they needed the table and rushed us away! Despite being seated late. I would return for a drink at the bar as the ambience is nice. Rosso’s is popular, however, busy times should not mean a less than average service. The gentleman greeting you at the door is a nice touch and they were lovely.

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CT
Manchester
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service and food. Definitely recommend.
Very impressed

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MD
Manchester
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The best meal I’ve had at a restaurant, the food was above and beyond expectations! Desserts are to die for, will definitely be coming back!

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KD
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I took my mum for a beautiful birthday meal with very friendly and attentive staff. Absolutely amazing place.

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B
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really good lunch with friends and family, excellent value and good quality food.

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GB
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 5

Overall atmosphere and decor is lovely but the food and service let’s the place down. I think it is also overpriced for what you actually get. The lamb I had was flavourless and the presentation looked unappetising. Everything was all one colour.
The staff were all very unanimated and we didn’t feel the service was great. I didn’t have much of my lamb and yet when the waiter cleared the plates, he didn’t ask if everything was ok.
I would recommend for drinks only but not to bother with food.

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AS
Manchester
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and excellent service, a very enjoyable experience.

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OT
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 15 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and great service

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OT
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 15 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a lovely birthday lunch with my partner, brother, mum and dad. Would definitely dine again.

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Y
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 15 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Service a little behind on what im used to. Was given the wrong bill, but its an honest mistake- im just used to this place being like clockwork.

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GW
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Chateaubriand was amazing. Can definitely recommend. Saw raw swordfish as a starter & had to try...again it was lovely. Would def go again 😁.

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CL
London
1 review
Dined on 12 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really nice food and staff. Not too expensive either but not cheap. What you would expect to pay in a place as nice as that. Would definitely go back

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s
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 10 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was lovely. It was our first meal the day after our wedding. LW

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OT
Manchester
3 reviews
Dined on 10 March 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 4

Ich fand es okey, aber irgendwie finde ich das Menü langweilig)).

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AS
Aberdeen
1 review
Dined on 10 March 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Lovely food beef was slightly chewy. Been a few times & will most probably return again. Only downside was we had to ask for a drink after we ordered our meals.

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TH
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We absolutely loved it! The best time! We’ve booked to go again 😊

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t
1 review
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 3

Been here before but the lobster was awful this time

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AD
1 review
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Restaurant was very idyllic, lovely setting. Food was excellent. Steak was delicious

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K
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The whole evening was perfect , food , service , atmosphere

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AT
Manchester
3 reviews
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Enjoyed Rosso very much with friends on Saturday night. Food and service was excellent although it was very noisy. Was also very draughty were I was sat due to the main door keep opening but also think the AC unit didn't help either. Will definitely be back again though. Thanks.

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OT
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 5

The customer service was very good however the food wasn’t particularly anything special, especially for the price paid. I would most definitely look to improve the steak.

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Lancashire
1 review
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very nice meal.

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JG
Newcastle
3 reviews
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

I was looking forward to my visit to Rosso as I was meeting friends I hadn’t seen for years and we had all travelled over 2 hours to get there. We all chose steak for the main course and 3 out of 4 had to be sent back as they were mostly gristle. To be fair they were replaced very quickly but it spoiled the day a bit (especially when it was my choice to go there)

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YC
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Enjoyed the meal however disappointed that the lunch menu was the same as it had been in February as we had been told it changes at the beginning of each month.

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JP
Manchester
3 reviews
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

I have eaten here on a few occasions and have always had excellent service and food. However on Saturday I was disappointed with the service due to one server who made myself and my friends feel rushed and an inconvenience. We had barely finished our starter and our main arrived! He constantly leaned over us to serve us. We did stay at our table longer than planned and we didn’t mind being asked to go into the bar area at all. However nobody said to us we were sitting in a reserved area and were asked to move, which was also fine. What was not good was the reaction of the barman who just picked up the reserve sign and pointed it at us which made us feel quite uncomfortable. On top of this we were told we were rude by the party members which was completely unnecessary to which the waiter just laughed.

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JJ
Manchester
6 reviews
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Another fabulous experience celebrating our daughters special 16th birthday.
Service fab too.
My only criticism would be that out side of your own direct table you are not acknowledged, no welcome or thanks and good bye by other members of the team as you pass. Not our first experience and doesn’t wholly effect us but would’ve great I’d all staff acknowledged and engaged with their customers regardless of their table responsibilities ..
Just something to think about !!

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LM
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Excellent meal and service. I was happy with the experience and would eat there again.

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OT
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 6 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

I always revisit Rosso every time I visit Manchester. Love the food and service

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B
London
37 reviews
Dined on 3 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We couldn't get a table at short notice on Saturday evening, so we tried Sunday instead, and it was pretty quiet (only about half full, if that). We all really enjoyed our food and the whole experience was perfect. We will return the next time we are in Manchester.

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CH
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 3 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good service. The food was amazing. Can highly recommend this restaurant.

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OT
Edinburgh
4 reviews
Dined on 3 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely food, I thought it a teeny bit overpriced but my husband thought it was totally worth the money

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IW
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 3 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food here is amazing. We came for Sunday lunch, it was good value for money. The service was amazing! Will definitely be back soon.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time at Rosso for my husband & I and we loved it, the venue was gorgeous and the food was amazing especially dessert xx

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LG
London
2 reviews
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of my favourite restaurants. Such beautiful surroundings. Food is absolutely amazing.

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