September 2017: Michael O'Hare takes the lead at his Manchester venture's kitchen as head chef Luke Cockerill steps down.
Chef Micheal O'Hare (of Man Behind the Curtain, Leeds, fame) has teamed up with footballers Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs and opened this restaurant (one of three they are planning together) at the National Football Museum in Manchester. Named after an Asian folk tale, this joint is offering 'space-age Asian food', including an ambitious 17-course tasting menu.
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“Stunning innovation and creativity” win raves in early reports for this first of three joint ventures planned by whiz-bang chef Michael O’Hare and retired footballers Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs. It opened in spring 2017 at the National Football Museum in Manchester – “a cool setting with a quality soundtrack” – offering “exciting” ‘space-age Asian food’, including an ambitious 17-course tasting menu. “It still needs time to develop, and is definitely for the funky crowd not the traditionalists” but all feedback says it’s “an experience to be remembered!”
Rabbit in the Moon Restaurant Diner Reviews
"Very contemporary meal. No menu just chopsticks on the table and the surprises arrive. The team there describe each course which are beautifully presented. A fun night out - delicious fun, great atmosphere in a relaxed environment."
Urbis Building, Cathedral Gardens, Todd St, City Centre, Manchester, M4 3BG
6 pm - 11 pm
Last orders: 11 pm