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Summary

This “uber-trendy” subterranean venue off Deansgate serves an “interesting fusion menu” of “Australian tapas” with Indonesian and Japanese influences. Fans love “trying different food via sharing plates here”, but a significant minority reckon it’s “nice but overhyped and overpriced”.

£63
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Cool but fun” – this atmospheric Living Ventures operation off Deansgate is “surprisingly airy” for somewhere underground, and all reporters “love the place” thanks to its “impressive fusion food” and “well-informed and helpful staff”.

£70
  £££
3
Good
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“An excellent bar and cocktails” help drive the “always busy, always bubbly” vibe at this “slick”, subterranean operation (from Living Ventures), just off Deansgate, where “enjoyable”, eclectically sourced small plates provide “bursts of flavour”.

£61
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Owner's description

Set in a vast 12, 000 square foot, semi-industrial space on the first floor of The Avenue North in Spinningfields, Manchester. Cooking goes back to basics in the fire, with pizzas, meat and fish it is casual dining at its best. Think artist's loft studio meets concrete warehouse: stripped back and raw. Showcasing sculptures, murals, art installations. Open all day, everyday, serving brunch on weekends as well as lacing the city with music and drink into the night.

Prices

  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 47.50   15
Menu2 42.50   11

Main Veggies Pudding
£27.50 £4.50 £8.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £23.00
Filter Coffee £4.50
Extras  
Service 12.50%

Restaurant details

Yes
150
1 The Avenue Spinningfields, Manchester, M3 3AP
Opening hours
Monday12 pm-12 am
Tuesday12 pm-12 am
Wednesday12 pm-12 am
Thursday12 pm-12 am
Friday12 pm-12 am
Saturday12 pm-12 am
Sunday12 pm-12 am

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