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Vermilion

4.2
474 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Indian
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  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romance
Vermilion is a unique and unforgettable dining experience designed by Miguel Cancio Martins of Buddha Bar, Paris and Firefly of Hakkasan, London.

Famous for it's renowned uber-cool interior design, it's ultra-chic atmosphere, speciality cocktails, impeccable service and its exquisitely crafted Asian Fusion cuisine, specialising in Seafood.

The 3 - storey labyrinth includes a 200 cover restaurant, function room, private dining rooms, Thai cooking school, 200 free car park spaces, 24 hour security and a super-chic cocktail bar with private booths designed as 'Cocoon' beds featuring DJs.

Vermilion offers an elegant A La Carte menu, banquet set menus for groups and weekday offers such as 3 course menu with a glass of wine for £17.95.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Indian, Thai, Fusion / Eclectic
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Hours of Operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 12:00 - 14:30
Sunday: 12:00 - 15:30

Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 17:00 - 23:00
Friday - Saturday: 17:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 18:00 - 23:00
Cocktail Bar: Thursday - Saturday: 18:00 - 01:00
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Phone number
0161 202 0055
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Executive Chef
Chatchai Jamjang
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Catering
Thai, Indian & Japanese Sit down meals, canapes or buffets.
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Parking Details
200 free car park spaces with 24 hour security
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Special Events & Promotions
Valentine's 2017 - A luxurious 5 course meal @ £65 per person
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 474 People Are Saying
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4.2based on recent ratings
4.4
food
4.1
service
4.3
ambience
3.9
value
89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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1.0Dined on 13 June 2018

Horrific service - waited an hour and a half for food and still didn’t get all of it. Will never be returning.

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2.0Dined on 13 June 2018

Food is incredible however they weren’t prepared for the volume of people dining before the concert at the Etihad. The staff looked stressed and we had to wait 1hour 30 for our mains.

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5.0Dined on 20 April 2018

From the moment we were escorted to our table we were treated very curtiously. What ever you required you were given. The food was the best we have ever had. It was melt in your mouth gorgeous and nothing was left on our plates which is very unusual. We have a favourite curry restaurant which we thought was outstanding. The vermilion put it to shame. A fantastic night with top class service. Couldn't thank them enough.

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5.0Dined on 8 April 2018

It was amazing, delicious food and friendly staff. Would love to go back

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4.0Dined on 9 March 2018

Service was excellent, staff were very polite and helpful.

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5.0Dined on 29 January 2018

I really thought no one can surprise me... but I was wrong. Amazing place, good service, nice food. Unbelievable atmosphere! Gorgeous design. I want to come back again and again. That’s my place! Thank you

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3.0Dined on 20 January 2018

Très voire trop bruyant ! Plus cantine que resto sympa

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5.0Dined on 1 December 2017

Great night out.

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5.0Dined on 25 November 2017

Excellent service with great food and atmosphere. Love it and would go again!

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3.0Dined on 20 October 2017

This restaurant has an excellent ambience which has clearly taken much thought and effort. There was a live sitar player which also added to this. Unfortunately it is badly let down by terrible service. Our meal was spoiled due to poor coordination. The waiters had no idea what was going on, mains coming before starters and drinks arriving at the end. They also kept bringing wrong orders to several tables. The food was nice overall and reasonably priced for this calibre of restaurant. Unfortunately the service is such a letdown that I, personally, will not be returning

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1.0Dined on 26 September 2017

We had to wait over 30 mins for our mains and then rush them to get to somewhere.

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4.0Dined on 24 September 2017

This was just a family meal but wanted to try somewhere new.

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5.0Dined on 15 September 2017

I had a friend over from India - He gave the food 10 out of 10 said best biryani he has had in this country. The service was second to none. The ambience was relaxing. Highly recommend.

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5.0Dined on 8 September 2017

Lovely meal excellent service just wish it was a little brighter inside

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5.0Dined on 3 June 2017

Fantastic meal before watching Robbie at the Etihad...Thank you

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5.0Dined on 2 June 2017

Had the pre concert dinner. Absolutely gorgeous . All the dishes were excellent. Great value for money. All the staff were helpful and very friendly.

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5.0Dined on 12 May 2017

Amazing service friendly waiters and waitresses..very welcoming

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4.0Dined on 8 May 2017

I loved it❤️Everything was perfect,and the staff was lovely

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5.0Dined on 27 April 2017

Amazing place and the service and food was fantastic. The best indian in manchester by far!

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5.0Dined on 25 March 2017

First time at the restaurant absolutely loved it, staff are so attentive, great service and really good food, definitely come again

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5.0Dined on 7 March 2017

The food & service was great plus the decorations is amazing also the waiters are very friendly and very active. The waiter is always they for your needs.

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5.0Dined on 1 February 2017

Brilliant surroundings, very polite and friendly staff.

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2.0Dined on 3 January 2017

Food was so salty, waited 40 mins for the starter when the restaurant was empty. Overall a huge disappointment.

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1.0Dined on 10 December 2016

Booked on opentable on route to the restaurant and had a confirmed booking but when we got there we were told they were fully booked! What is the point of having opentable if it's not linked up to the restaurants live system!

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5.0Dined on 18 November 2016

Great food....great decor....friendly staff although a bit too keen at times....fairly quiet for a Friday night which wasn't a problem for my boyfriend and myself....don't really rate the cocktails we had.....saying that we will definitely be going again.

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5.0Dined on 27 August 2016

Vermillion was recommended to me by a friend and I was pleased with my experience highly recommend excellent food and good service!!!

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1.0Dined on 15 July 2016

I use to love this resturant. Food now is so crap.

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5.0Dined on 8 July 2016

fantastic ambience and customer service. lovely decor. great for a special occasion. disappointing vegetarian option though which really was a shame. will still return.

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5.0Dined on 24 May 2016

From the telephone reservation to walking out of Vermilion was first class. I strongly recommend this if you are having a special occasion, the attention to detail with reservations and service is friendly and professional, well done on this to the management. I have worked with high end events all around the world and I can tell there is a lot of thought gone into guest relations here.

The restaurant decor and atmosphere, feels like your in another world. I love the ambience, it feels very tranquil. We ordered the Indian food, as we have been recommended by many people for its authenticity and... it did fail. The food is gorgeous, I have lived in India and this is the closest in authentic Northern Indian food you will get in Manchester. I love the style of the menu thats broken into grills, curries, street food, seafood and it's Thai section too, a lot of choice yet not too intimidating.

I also strongly recommend you reserve a Cocoon in the bar, a bed situated in their cocktail lounge, very classy and very James Bond-esque. The music was also great, talented mixing and fun eclectic music.

Overall my favourite place in Manchester, especially for special occasions. I will be recommending to all my friends in London with pride. I am already thinking of going for lunch soon, I can't wait to have those Ocean Tiger Prawns!

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5.0Dined on 19 May 2016

I visited Vermilion for the first time on Saturday with friends to celebrate my Birthday. I'm so proud Manchester has a place like this, cannot believe I never knew about this place.

The service from our booking with the reception till we walked out the door, was exceptional, reminded me of my honeymoon in Bali, the service is very personalised, loved it. The atmosphere and design of the venue is amazing, like an Eastern maze. At some point you could have forgotten your in Manchester, very cool ideas here, the attention to detail is fantastic. Like a James Bond film.

However the main reason I have already booked my table here again is because of the food. It's amazing, I am a foodie and eat out all time whether in Manchester and London and this place beats all the Asian restaurant I have been too (especially the Manchester ones). The food is authentic Indian and fresh, something missing from Manchester, I have been to India and other parts of South Asia many times and I can tell the chefs are definitely from India. They also have Thai food too.

When you come here, don't forget to go to the second floor bar. It's out of this world, there are cocoons with beds, and a tower with Buddha Heads. The place was very busy and yet the bartenders still had time to be very welcoming, nice touch.

How anyone could not take something away from the place is beyond me. If you are tired of the same old and looking for an 'experience' then this is the place.

I can't wait to go back and see the face of my Wife, when she steps in.

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5.0Dined on 19 May 2016

The Ocean Tiger Prawn was amazing. One of the best prawn dishes I've ever had. Great service and Value for Money. Also it's real Indian food (not Pakistani) it was very authentic. I've been to India many times and in Manchester these guys have got it right. Even the Naan bread ia something to go back for. The decor is also out of this world. Heard they're opening a Wedding Hall this year. Good luck and keep up the good work.

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5.0Dined on 16 June 2014

A very atmospheric Restaurant that comes highly recommended, with plenty of choice for most people. The service is impeccable and very welcoming.

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5.0Dined on 10 June 2014

Excellent food & service. Great Staff , Very Friendly ,Flexible service and willing to go the extras mile. Food was excellent in presentation, heat and very close to being a homely taste. The Main meals were full of flavour and faultless. The wife and I enjoyed every minute and was a great way to remember our special occasion.

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1.0Dined on 7 June 2014

food is part indian and part thai.... staff croud round you like they want you out....
its basically a converted warehouse, you wouldnt know if it was a resteraunt or not by the outside..
if your looking for a local late night drink with an indian this is probbaly the place....

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4.0Dined on 31 May 2014

Arrived early for reservation- they were more than happy to accommodate. Staff very polite and helpful.
Food arrived promptly. Tasted nice.
Expensive. But expected.
Nice surroundings. Lovely bar. Would def go again for special date/events.

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5.0Dined on 30 May 2014

Great food and lovely staff. Really enjoyed whole experience .

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3.0Dined on 24 May 2014

food was very nice been most of the top restraunts in Manchester and just felt it was a tad overpriced 2 main meals 4 drinks 1 nan bread and 1 rice 65 quid is a little pricey when u consider its only a curry and not a piece of fillet steak.Taste was very nice but due to the price I wouldn't be rushing back as I can get food on the same par but at a better price in a couple of places around Manchester.

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5.0Dined on 9 May 2014

I took my other half here for his birthday and didn't quite know what to expect, it's a beautiful looking restraunt and the food is outstanding. The staff are very helpful and willing to go that extra mile for you, they are very polite.

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5.0Dined on 3 May 2014

We booked here after a friend recommended it to us. After booking we discovered unfavourable reviews. Don't believe them. The place is amazing, the food excellent and the staff cannot do enough for you.

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3.0Dined on 20 April 2014

We went a few weeks ago on a Saturday night. We enjoyed it so much we wanted to return. We booked another table for Easter Sunday. What we didn't realise until we had sat down and ordered drinks was that it was buffet night. Not what we were expecting. There was no signs with regards to this on the table and we had to ask how much it would be. It was assumed I think that we should have known it was buffet night. Some of it had gone cold and a lot of the salad was gone. I would return and recommend the restaurant but don't go on a Sunday night expecting a nice sit down meal

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