Salvi's Mozzarella Bar

4.5
841 reviews
£25 and under
Italian
Our original Italian Mozzarella Bar based at the Corn Exchange.

Here you’ll find an authentic Italian Deli serving the very best produce from Naples and beyond, as well as an apperitivo bar, plus a restaurant downstairs!
Visit us for a glass of prosecco and some beautiful Italian nibbles (including our famous mozzarella boards) or a full dining experience!

Support Salvi's Mozzarella Bar during COVID-19

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
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 841 People Are Saying
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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MaxineS
Manchester
3 reviews
Dined on 16 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food, service and location to people watch if you sit outside.

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LisaW
1 review
Dined on 10 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a lovely evening. The food was outstanding, probably the best pasta I’ve had! Would definitely go back.

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Alex
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 10 July 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Sat inside, the atmosphere and setting here is lovely. Enjoyed the music that was playing. The staff are all extremely friendly and attentive. My partner had seafood linguine which was delicious and I had the ravioli of the day which wasn’t bad but I have had better. Pricing is fair. Would go again.

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OpenTable Diner
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 9 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I dined here this evening with my husband and son. Staff were very attentive. The food was full of Italian love and so delicious. We all had a starter and main plus my son had a dessert. I wish we lived closer to try the rest of the menu. If you’re looking for a real authentic Italian meal then this is the place to go!

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RichardS
1 review
Dined on 9 July 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Outside would have been very noisy but particularly because we are all getting closer to real freedom. We sat inside and background music could have been a bit quieter-we don’t all drink alcohol so really don’t want the noise to encourage us to have more! Fantastic waitress and will definitely go again. Had range of starters (all tasty and well presented) and Vesuvius pizza plus steak. Latter not the most expensive of cuts(!) but all side dishes very good.

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IonaS
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 9 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic restaurant with amazing service and even better food! Highly recommend, thank you for having us.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 9 July 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience3

Service was slow

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JackieS
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 8 July 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

I was having a shopping day with my son for his 21st. The menu has changed since we last visited and is more suited to dinner time rather than lunch time when lighter dishes are more appropriate.

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ClareF
Manchester
6 reviews
Dined on 7 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time back here since lockdown began. Did not disappoint. Deli board delicious, Gavi just right, affogato's ice cream superb - a very pleasant afternoon.

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Bogdan
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 4 July 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

The food was great, tasted exactly like in Italy, and the staff helpful, however I have made a special request when booked with OpenTable ( it was an anniversary dinner ), but unfortunately it has been ignored completely.

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KatieS
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 3 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely amazing food, first class service, lovely polite, friendly, attentive staff, great atmosphere, would highly recommend.

JC
JasonC
1 review
Dined on 3 July 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

My wife and I eat there on 3rd July to break up our day shopping, food was outstanding, services was good, although it did take a while to get served at the outset. overall very good, would absolutely recommend anyone to eat there.

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OpenTable Diner
Manchester
3 reviews
Dined on 2 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was fantastic just so fresh and tasty. The bartender made me carb friendly cocktails. The staff are quiet and unassuming but they are there the moment you need them and they know their menu. The atmosphere was lovely, so relaxed.
Can’t recommend this restaurant highly enough.

JH
JoanneH
1 review
Dined on 2 July 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Lovely alfresco lunch.

Attentive service in a great location

Would definitely recommend

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LAlice
South Wales
1 review
Dined on 30 June 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience2

The food was nice, but the service was far too slow.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 28 June 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great experience dining outside- great value for money

OT
OpenTable Diner
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 27 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service!

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CharlieB
1 review
Dined on 27 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have been to Salvis a few times and the food is always amazing! Have only ever sat outside and love the atmosphere but the dining inside looks so good.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Dubai
1 review
Dined on 25 June 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

First date night in months and it couldn’t have been more perfect! The atmosphere was good, the food was to die for and the staff were super friendly and helpful! 10/10 would 100% come here again!

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SamB
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 22 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing, service was spectacular. Couldn't have asked for a better Italian restaurant, will definitely be coming again!

JS
JessicaS
1 review
Dined on 20 June 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Not child friendly, sticky tables, uncomfortable setting. We left before we ordered food.

JC
JulieC
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 20 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food and service was fantastic. Dined outside the front of the restaurant, it was quite busy but didn't have to wait long to be attended to after each course. Will definitely be returning!!!

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Sara
1 review
Dined on 20 June 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Definitely recommend and will visit again in the near future.

LP
LucyP
1 review
Dined on 17 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and friendly service. Very good value.

KY
KimberleyY
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 13 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service. Really nice location especially outside when sunny would really recommend sitting outside. All COVID restrictions/rules were in place and the staff made sure they were all abided by.

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Travellerh
1 review
Dined on 10 June 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience1

Been many times before always good on this occasion very limited menu and disappointing service will not be returning.

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DavidP
Cheshire
3 reviews
Dined on 8 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, great service. Lovely spot for watching the world go by!

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AlanH
Gloucestershire
1 review
Dined on 7 June 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Not as god as last time
Limited menu
Sure it will be better next time

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 7 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, the staff were so professional and personable. We had to purchase some desserts to take home as they were magnificent!

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RachelC
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 4 June 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience5

The food was absolutely gorgeous the atmosphere was great the staff were a good help over all good visit

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CathrynH
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 4 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brilliant food, service and overall experience. Helped by amazing weather which meant the staff were very busy but even though we stayed longer than they probably expected - helped by their delicious espresso martinis we never felt rushed.

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krisfk
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 30 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great value, great atmosphere, friendly staff, would come again

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Nadia
Manchester
4 reviews
Dined on 29 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Salvi’s is the best Italian restaurant in Manchester, and the only one worth going to.

Myself and my partner have been to Salvi’s multiple times with each other and with friends. Each time we have been the service has been brilliant. The wait staff are very friendly and helpful, happy to describe any dish on the menu and make sure you are looked after with drinks.

The restaurant itself is decorated beautifully, giving customers a really authentic Italian feel.

Now let’s talk about the food - oh my goodness the food is amazing. Every dish looks incredible, tastes even better and the portions are massive. I always come away feeling like I might explode but the food is so incredible I want every mouthful on my plate. Authentic Italian food from an authentic Italian restaurant, what more could I ask for?

I’d definitely recommend the Focaccia with stracciatella, rocket and cherry tomatoes. It’s absolutely huge so could definitely be shared as a starter and so so yummy. Another fabulous starter is the Calamari e Zucchine - if you want fresh crisp calamari this is the dish to get. The battered courgette brings some freshness and as a starter it is a good sized portion. None of this fancy few-pieces-of-food-on-a-plate with purées and foam and all that nonsense. This is just good, fresh, Italian food in portions that don’t leave you needing a snack when you get home.

The mains are even better. I have only had pasta dishes each time I have been but they also do pizza and other mains. The pasta though... I couldn’t make anything close to the dishes they create in my own kitchen. That’s what you want out of a restaurant though. I don’t want to go to a restaurant knowing I could have made something better at home. The pasta is all fresh (and you can tell) and recommendations of mine are the pasta vongole (clams and tomato), pasta mare (seafood and tomato), pasta salsiccia (fennel sausage) and the pasta Norma (aubergine and cheese).

Get the cannoli. Do it.

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BenT
1 review
Dined on 28 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good experience. I would highly recommend you gove it a go!

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OpenTable Diner
Liverpool
1 review
Dined on 28 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, service and experience!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Manchester
3 reviews
Dined on 27 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic Italian food made the Italian way. Love this place

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 27 May 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

My and my partner went here for a date and it was lovely the food the workers the place itself was perfect

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alison
1 review
Dined on 25 May 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

First time eating out after nearly 9 months lock-down . Was very apprehensive , but no need to be worried . Covid measures put in place , 1 way system, sanitizers on tables ,social distancing in place .Varied menu ,excellent food ,friendly helpful service. reasonable price for city center location . Will be recommending to family & friends & booking again.

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JessicaA
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 24 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A really lovely place to eat, the pizza is glorious!

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 22 May 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

We came to celebrate my partners birthday and it was our first time out since the pandemic.
The food was very tasty except my partner ordered a Carbonara with spaghetti, yet it came to the table with Penne pasta. When we said this was the wrong meal- we ordered spaghetti, we were told they had ran out. This would have been acceptable if we had been informed of the supply problem before the food arrived, as my partner would have changed his meal. We thoroughly enjoyed the food but disappointed with the lack of communication.
We did not receive and discount for this.

FAQs

Salvi's Mozzarella Bar does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo.

Salvi's Mozzarella Bar is rated 4.5 stars by 841 OpenTable diners.

Salvi's Mozzarella Bar does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://salvismanchester.co.uk/shop/.

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.