Salvi's Mozzarella Bar

4.5
931 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!

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 931 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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Dimi
Manchester
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I really enjoyed my visit to Salvi's. The food is a touch pricey, but I feel like the quality, atmosphere, and service well justify that.

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markl
Manchester
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience3

authentic italian food and pleasant efficient service. Would recommend a visit.

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PhillH
Manchester
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Service was slow but we did turn up 30 minutes earlier than expected and the staff accommodated us. 10 percent service charge on the bill was annoying, if that hadn't been automatically added I would have tipped 20quid. Good overall, food was amazing.

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LynneW
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Thank you for letting us in earlier than our booked time, it was really kind of you and we had a great meal, as usual

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DanielleC
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Favourite Italian restaurant not just in Manchester, but in the UK!!

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tonis
London
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A little piece of Italy in Manchester. Gem of a find. Have booked again already.

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LisaE
Manchester
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous find. Lovely ambiance inside and very attentive staff. Beautiful food. Highly recommended.

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CraigP
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A really great Italian restaurant in the centre of Manchester, food is always fab and really good value.

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JackieK
Manchester
7 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good homel Italian cooking in a buzzy informal atmosphere. Perfect for a traditional Italian meal.

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Claire1973
County Durham
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have visited this restaurant several times. We always make a point of going anytime we are in Manchester. We have never been disappointed with the quality of the food, its delicious!! Authentic Italian dining. The service is very good, very attentive, friendly, professional staff. Prices are so reasonable considering the quality of the food & service. Would HIGHLY recommend a visit!!

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PhilH
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Simply THE best Italian in Manchester, real authentic cuisine, not the biggest menu but that’s for the good, the pizza’s are quite simply the best , the pasta is served perfectly, the staff are polite, knowledgable, professional, they don’t try to push you , they give you time to enjoy your food, love love it love it, we went on Thursday night for first time then again on the Friday it was that good

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ValerieA
Norfolk
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous food and staff and ambiance. Took my daughter for first time suspect she will now take others.

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BobN
Manchester
4 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the restaurant environment.
Starters were superb..fresh tasty and perfectly sized portions.
The mains again were a joy to eat and together with drinks helped to make a really enjoyable anniversary meal .

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AlisonB
Hamburg Area
3 reviews
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Very friendly and good value italian restaurant. Nice calm atmosphere away from the hustle and bustle at street level.
Great pizza and pasta in good portions.
Attentive and friendly staff

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JenniM
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

By far the best Italian I’ve had in a long time - second time we’ve been and it didn’t disappoint!

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Eleanor
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, lovely venue & fantastic food. Will return

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AndyC
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great menu of authentic Italian cuisine, beautifully prepared. Really attentive service and great ambiance. Wine choice is good too. We’ve been here a number of times now and are pleased how consistently good Salvi’s is. Try the deli on your way out, highly recommended.

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HelenB
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Salvis never fails! The most beautiful produce cooked beautifully. My little boy said it was the best pizza he’d ever eaten!

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MikiK
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 19 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Simply the Best Italian meal in Manchester. Having dinner with friends we experienced the finest and friendliest hospitality with an Italian charm. Excellent food and local beer and the portion of the tiramisu is just gigantic.

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Elina
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 15 November 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Lovely food and very friendly staff, one of the best italian restaurants in Manchester!

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TaraS
1 review
Dined on 14 November 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Food so good and a nice atmosphere too! A proper old school Italian I will definitely be returning!

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SueG
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 13 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our first visit, outstanding food and service. Definitely recommend

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Marshy
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 12 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent authentic Italian cuisine served in a small and friendly environment.

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OpenTable Diner
Manchester
3 reviews
Dined on 11 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a lovely time here, fantastic white wine and incredible pizzas. It is really cute inside when you go downstairs, the staff were really friendly too. Really recommend if you want good pizza and wine!

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CorneliuT
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 10 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tasty as always and great service I've been going to Salvi for 5 or so years and the food has always been delicious and worth the wait

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Giovanna
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 8 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is always great here.
Must say that sometimes though the service does make the experience extra pleasant. In this case, our lovely Sardinian waitress made us feel very comfortable and constantly well attended!
Thank you

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OpenTable Diner
London
4 reviews
Dined on 8 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A truly delicious meal, right in the centre of Manchester. I had the pasta with pancetta and pistachio pesto and enjoyed every mouthful. If you love authentic Italian comfort food then I would highly recommend this restaurant. I’ll be back and will next time save some room for one of the delicious looking pastries that greet you as you walk in.

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GeorgiaF
1 review
Dined on 6 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food! The best Italian food that I have ever had in Manchester. Can’t wait to visit again.

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NormaD
Manchester
3 reviews
Dined on 6 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wish we lived closer, but every time we're in Manchester, we eat here. Never had a bad meal yet. Noticed the menu a bit restricted, but assume that's down to covid, still plenty to choose from and all freshly cooked. It is an open kitchen, so you can see clearly what's going on. Staff always friendly and attentive. Can't fault the place. Never leave without something from the deli.

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GarryB
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 4 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time at that particular Salvis and will definitely be going back. Excellent service and the food is top notch with the portion sizes just right

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BillyJ
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 4 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary for my wife and me. Raphaella brought us two Prosecco and wished us well.

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SusanR
London
16 reviews
Dined on 1 November 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Always reliably good food. Lots of vegetarian options too

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SamanthaMae
Manchester
4 reviews
Dined on 30 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wouldn’t go to any other Italian Restaurant in Manchester, great staff, authentic and well made food nice setting too. Highly recommend! Ravioli is insane as is the steak!

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George
London
2 reviews
Dined on 30 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service, mains are slightly overpriced,

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RobertW
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

The good

Staff very friendly, polite and helpfull. The food was good and reasonably priced for a city centre restaurant. The house rose wine was very good and again, reasonably priced considering the location.

The not so good.

A very limited menu selection compared with previous visits. There was only one item on the menu that I wanted to try apart from Pizza but I don't go to an Italian restaurant when I want pizza.

The food, while good, arrived quite a bit sooner than I expected which gave me the impression that it wasn't cooked to order and was simply warmed before serving.

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OpenTable Diner
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 30 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wow. Amazing food with attentive and friendly staff who gave great service. The best meal we’ve had in a long time, can’t wait to go back!

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KarenM
Newcastle
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always enjoyable. Food never disappoints. Excellent Al round.

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TonyB
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 29 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really nice option felt like a proper Italian restaurant compared to the more corporate competitors. Would definitely return

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AdeleM
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 29 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was amazing. I dined with my two children and two friends and we were made to feel very welcome, despite my kids being a bit noisy! I ordered the octupus for starter which was to die for - one of the nicest things I have ever eaten. I then had the rissotto for main which was fantastic too. Everyone enjoyed their meal. Pretty good value too. I will definitely return. Thank you!

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StevenC
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 29 October 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Food was fantastic and a real authentic experience. Service a little slow to begin with but improved as time went on.

FAQs

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

Salvi's Mozzarella Bar is rated 4.5 stars by 931 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.