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Manchester’s Most Romantic Restaurants for Proposals  

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Congratulations! You’ve found the love of your life and you’re ready to take the plunge. Manchester, a vibrant city brimming with culture and charm is the perfect city for a romantic proposal, but where to pop the big question? To ensure an unforgettable “yes,” picking the right romantic restaurant is crucial. This guide unveils Manchester’s most romantic restaurants, catering to various styles and budgets, all guaranteed to set the stage for a magical proposal. 

Restaurants for the Incurably Romantic: Fairytale Settings and Intimate Ambiance 

The French at The Midland (Fine Dining) 

Steeped in timeless elegance and critically acclaimed, The French at The Midland is a haven for a hopeless romantic. Imagine your significant other gasping in awe as you propose beneath the hotel’s glittering chandeliers and surrounded by plush velvet seating. The award-winning French cuisine adds a touch of sophistication, making it a truly memorable experience, the perfect complement to a dazzling engagement ring. (Expected price range: ££££).

Tattu (Modern Asian)

Escape the ordinary at Tattu. This vibrant restaurant boasts a stunning cherry blossom tree as its centrepiece, creating an enchanting atmosphere. Their innovative Asian-inspired dishes are a feast for the senses, while the attentive staff ensure a seamless proposal. After the “yes,” discreetly present the engagement ring, the twinkle of the diamonds echoing the fairy lights above. (Expected price range: £££).

The River Restaurant (Fine Dining)

Nestled on the banks of the River Irwell, The River Restaurant offers breath-taking panoramic views. Picture a meal in a two-AA-rosette restaurant overlooking the city, followed by a heartfelt proposal on the private balcony, the city lights shimmering below as you present the engagement ring, a symbol of your commitment sparkling against the backdrop. (Expected price range: £££).

For an incurably romantic bride, you’ll want to choose a ring that exudes romance in its ultimate form. Once you have picked one of our romantic restaurants above, it’s time to pick the ring to match. Why not look at our Internally Flawless Marquise Diamond Ring. As referenced by Vogue as the ‘ultimate in elegance’. This beautifully designed cut will be a reminder of your forever romance.



Internally Flawless Marquise Diamond Ring | Hancocks Jewellers

Romantic Restaurants for the Adventurous Foodie: Unique Venues and Unforgettable Flavours

20 Stories (Modern British)

For a proposal with a view (quite literally), look no further than 20 Stories. This rooftop restaurant in the heart of Spinningfields boasts panoramic vistas of Manchester’s skyline. The modern British menu focuses on fresh, seasonal ingredients, while the chic ambiance adds a touch of glamour. After the main course, excuse yourself to the restroom, and upon returning, get down on one knee, the breath-taking view complementing the brilliance of the engagement ring. (Expected price range: ££££).

WOOD Manchester by Simon Wood (Fine Dining)

Embark on a culinary adventure at WOOD. The MasterChef winning, chef-driven restaurant features an open kitchen, allowing you to witness the culinary artistry first-hand. Choose from an à la carte menu or a multi-course tasting experience. The intimate setting and innovative tasting menus create a truly special occasion. After a delightful dessert, present the engagement ring, the perfect end to an unforgettable evening. (Expected price range: £££).

Australasia (Modern Asian)

Impress your partner with a touch of the exotic at Australasia. This sleek restaurant boasts a vibrant Asian-inspired menu and a stylish subterranean setting. The innovative cocktails and lively atmosphere make it ideal for a proposal with a modern twist. After dinner, find a quiet corner and present the engagement ring, the promise of forever sparkling brighter than the city lights above. (Expected price range: £££).

An adventurous foodie will definitely appreciate an adventurous engagement ring. For those daring to be bold, why not look at our Platinum Pear Cut Yellow Halo Diamond Ring? This tastefully opulent ring boasts not only sparkling diamonds but rare and beautiful yellow diamonds.

Platinum Pear Cut Yellow Halo Diamond Ring | Hancocks Jewellers

We hope you enjoyed our guide to Manchester’s most romantic restaurants, and hope you enjoy the restaurants as much as we have. Read more of our recommended romantic restaurants here.
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