Latina Expat Manchester Food Guide

As a Latina travel blogger, I know far too well how important local insights and delicious food can bring to life a city. As a lucky resident of Manchester, I’m thrilled to spill the beans (and the sauces) on why this city is a paradise for your palate with my Latina Expat Manchester Food Guide.

Picture yourself strolling through the Curry Mile with the aromas of Indian spices or exploring the Northern Quarter serving an array of options including the finest pasta and wood-fired pizzas. But wait, there’s more! Manchester’s diverse expat culture means you’ll find Thai curries, Spanish tapas, and Middle Eastern mezze all within reach.

To fellow travelers, expats, and locals alike, Manchester will open a world of culinary adventure while here. So, grab your fork and knife, because a food journey can’t be missed.

Read the full Manchester destination guide from a Latina Expat HERE.
In the guide I share the top places to see, my favorite hidden gems and tips to best navigate this city as a tourist or local.

Plan Your Manchester Food Visit

Top restaurants for tourists in Manchester





Latina Expat Manchester Food
Table Of Contents

Where & What To Eat

Ethnic Specific Cuisine

  • SUD – Hands down my favorite Italian restaurant in the city center. Be sure to book early as they book up quickly.
  • Curry Mile – A “mile” long road of Middle Eastern restaurants, bakeries, markets ranging in prices. Everyone will find something to eat here. 
  • Armenia – Very well known for its authentic Armenian dishes near town hall. 
  • Bar San Juan – The most authentic Spanish Tapas bar I have found in Chorlton. Be sure to order their sangria as you will not be disappointed.
  • Habesha – My favorite and affordable Ethiopian cuisine restaurant in Manchester. Their veggie platter is perfect for even non vegetarian’s who want to sample a variety of Ethiopian dishes.
  • Dishoom – Fantastic Indian cuisine. My favorite time to visit is for breakfast for their breakfast naans and unlimited chai.
  • El Rincon de Rafa – Must try and authentic Spanish restaurant in the city center.
  • Bundobust – Indian Street food. 
  • Australasia – Posh Australian Japanese fusion restaurant. 
  • Sapporo – Teppanyaki aka hibachi. The tuna dishes are delectable. 
  •  Pull Up Bar Cafe – Delicious Jamaican cuisine in this Northern Quarter neighborhood. 
  • Albert Schloss – German restaurant with beer galore. Has clubby feels on the weekends.

Dessert & Baked Goods

  • The Flat Baker – Cute stall bakery offering expected and unexpected items like a pistachio croissant ice cream cone.
  • Black Milk – Fabulous place if you are looking to treat yourself with sundaes, waffles, cakes and shakes.
  • Gail’s – Great option for baked goods and lunch.

Lovely Options

  • Arndale Market – It’s a mall but their food market in the first floor offers an array of global cuisine. 
  • Northern Soul Grilled Cheese – Even the mac and cheese alone is delicious. 
  • Mala – Another place to find an array of stalls offering delicious food and drinks in a cool garden setting. 
  • Ramona – Delicious and lively venue for Detroit Style Pizza and margaritas with nightly free events.
  • Hawksmoor – Fancy steak restaurant.
  • Pastan – Incredible vegan pasta restaurant.
  • 19 Cafe Bar – Must try for American breakfast and brunch.

Manchester Food Tours

  • Experience the 3-hour guided food tour with lunch HERE.
  • Tuck In: Drag Brunch. Book this tour HERE.
  • Love locally sourced? This supper club HERE, is one you can’t miss.

See more Manchester activities below:

Manchester Attraction Map & Guide – Google Map

This handy google maps HERE lists the full location of restaurants, attractions, etc. including further tips in the notes section. Be sure to add this list to your Google Maps.

Final Note

Don’t forget you can find my full Manchester destination guide HERE.

It’s a must use when planning your visit with a help of a Latina travel blogger and Manchester expat. My full destination guide includes:

  • What to explore
  • Things to do
  • Day trips
  • Nights out / where to drink
  • Other nearby places to visit

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