The best dining deals in Manchester this August

Over fifty restaurant and bar deals to enjoy this summer.

By Sophia Crilly | Last updated 9 August 2023

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How is it August already, and is it even August if it’s not sunny and at least 25 degrees outside? What else is unseasonable? The number of quite frankly bonkers offers across Manchester’s hospitality scene.

We’ve rounded up over fifty of the best deals this summer from some of our favourite independent restaurants and bars, so if things are feeling a bit of a wash out then make like you’re on holiday and eat or drink out every night. It’s actually cheaper to be out in some cases so that’s a double win.

Read on for our round-up of the best dining deals in Manchester this August.

Albert's Schloss

Albert’s Schloss

£6 spritz and seasonal cocktails, £5 pints of Pilsner every Monday to Friday, 4-7pm.

Almost Famous

£10 burgers and fries, weekdays 12-4pm.


£5 children’s menu – two courses with a drink. Choose from chicken, halloumi or hummus flat bread with salad, fries, ketchup or mayo, and an ice cream scoop for dessert. Monday to Saturday 12-10pm and Sundays 12-8pm.

The Bay Horse

50% off all food, every Wednesday all day long.

The Black Friar

£22 for two courses and add a third course for £7. The £22 deal is to celebrate their 2nd birthday and you also get a prize with every single bill. £22 menu available all day Monday and Tuesdays to Fridays 12-6pm throughout August.



Three dishes for £18. Available Monday to Wednesday 3-6pm, Thursday to Friday 12-5pm, Saturday 12-4pm and Sunday all day.

Ciaooo Garlic Bread

Lunch offer: £7 for a garlic bread and a drink, Tuesday to Thursday 12-3pm. No booking required.


Free pizza with every drink purchased Tuesday to Friday from 4-7pm (or sooner if they sell out – demand is high!)


50% off bottles of Prosecco – IF IT RAINS, IT POURS offer – whenever it rains more than 50mm in a day (or is forecast to) there will be 50% off bottles of Prosecco. Just say to the bar team “If it rains, it pours” to get the offer.


50p wings every Wednesday this summer.


£25 for two pastas or two pizzas plus a bottle of house wine or two drinks (including cocktails and pints), available all day every Sunday from 12-8.30pm. Walk-ins welcome although booking is advised.

The Drop

£6.50 value box (main, rice and slaw) / £8.50 lunch box (bigger main, rice and slaw) / £13.50 mini hench box (2 mains, rice, dumpling and slaw) / £18.50 drop hench box (2 mains, plantain, rice, slaw and dumpling). Before 6pm any weekday.

Ducie Street Warehouse

£5.55 for selected dishes and drinks including El Picante, Native Peach Spritz, House Wine, Quardi Prosecco, and Manchester Union Lager. Monday to Thursday from 5-5.55pm.

Edinburgh Castle

£15 Workers’ Lunch – £15 for a main and a pint of lager, cask house wine or soft drink. There’s one main on offer each week and it changes weekly. Limited availability – when it’s gone it’s gone! Thursdays and Fridays 12-4pm.

El Gato Negro

Three dishes for £18. Available Monday to Friday 12-4pm, and all day Sunday.


£8 soup and sandwich lunch deal. Monday to Friday 11am – 3pm.

Embankment Kitchen

Starters and small plates – three for £17.50 or five for £27.50. Available during opening hours – Wednesday to Saturday 4-10pm.


£10 – express lunch offer – a dish and a drink for £10 and you can choose a dish form any of the kitchens in a curated selection. You can also upgrade drinks to Manchester Union Lager or house Verdejo for an extra £2. Available every Wednesday to Friday 12-4pm.

The Farrars Arms

£12 for two pizzas every Tuesday from 12pm.


£36 for any three tacos and any three margaritas. Every Thursday from 5pm.


£10 summer lunch plates with chicken or halloumi, salads, dips and pita every Friday from 12-5pm. Walk-ins available although booking advised.


50% off all bottles of wine, Aperol spritz, and fluffy pitas + hummus, stracciatella & beetroot borani, Wednesday to Friday from 4-7pm, when you book a table in advance.

Fluffy Fluffy

FREE – Kids eat free throughout August. Children under 10 with two dining adults will get a Fluffy Fluffy Japanese soufflé pancake with any three toppings of their choice – two fruits (choose from strawberry, banana, blackberry, raspberry, blueberry) and one sauce (choose from Nutella, Strawberry, Pistachio Cream and more) for free.


£15 lunch menu. Includes a main, side and a drink – choose from wine, beer or a soft drink. Available Tuesday to Friday 12-5pm.


£15 steak and frites ‘Strike Steak’ offer – during every rail/tube strike day for the foreseeable future you can book in for this £15 offer. Any strike day of the week between 12-6pm (excluding Sundays). To redeem the offer you need to book online and quote STRIKE STEAK in the notes.

Henry C

£5 – ‘Negroni Thursdays’ from 3 August and every Thursday for the foreseeable. Ten types of Negroni on the menu to choose from, all costing £5. Every Thursday, 4pm-late.

Italiana Fifty Five

50% off all food, every Sunday to Thursday throughout August at both the Great Northern Warehouse and Liverpool Street sites.

Jane Eyre

The Jane Eyre – Ancoats

£30 summer deal for a bottle of house wine and two snacks. It’s running throughout summer every Thursday from 3-10pm.


£7 for cocktails every week from Tuesday to Thursday 3-6pm.

The Jane Eyre – Chorlton

£15 lunch menu – three dishes for £15, from Tuesday to Friday 12-5pm.


£5 Negroni – all day every day from midday to 10pm, at both the Didsbury and Bridge Street city centre spots.

La Bandera

50% off all day on Mondays and Tuesdays (max. six per booking, must purchase at least one drink per guest. Book using code: MF50off).


£40 for six tapas and a bottle of house wine or £38 for paella and a bottle of house wine all day on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays (max. one deal per two guests, booking required – to redeem use code: MFDDD).


£30 – ‘Thursday Social’ – three plates from the a la carte menu and a bottle of house wine, every Thursday evening.

The Lowry Hotel – River Restaurant

£59 per couple – ‘Midweek Dining‘ offer – two courses and a bottle of wine to share. Available Monday to Wednesday 6-10pm.



£17.50 – lunch menu – one mezze & two plates, served Monday to Friday 12-4pm (excluding bank hols.)

Muse Uppermill

50% off food every Thursday.

Onda at The New Cross

£5 pizza night every Thursday at The New Cross, Ancoats, from 5pm. Walk ins only no need to book.

On The Hush

50% off all food on Thursdays and Friday from 12-2pm. Walk ins only, no need to book.

Pen and Pencil

50% off all food all day every Monday, when you book in advance.


£4 pints & wine and £6 daiquiris – WHAT’S (UN)HAPPY HOUR? offer – a more unusual style of happy hour. When the heavens open, the deal starts! All summer long on weekdays until 8pm.


£5 glass of wine / £15 carafe of wine / £20 bottle at Vino and Vinyl night – a music focused night, showcasing different DJs and wines. Every Thursday from 6pm-late.


2-4-1 on pink pornstar spritz and half-price glasses of rosé sangria for Barbie cinema-goers, terms and conditions apply. Available now until Sunday 20th August.


£6 classic and frozen margaritas all night Wednesdays, and on Thursday and Fridays from 4-7pm.

Roti Sale

£10 – ‘Tiffins for a Tenner’ – seven days a week 12-3pm⁠. Choose two dishes and a side for a tenner. Dishes include murgh makhani, khati roll, gobi manchurian, tarka daal, amritsari chole, biryani pork and more, sides include savoury or biriyani rice, masala potatoes and roti bread.


£15 – ‘Dine & Drink for Fifteen’ – same food offer as above with two dishes and a side but this is for evenings and also gets you a drink. Choose from Mumbai lager, wine, house spirit and mixer or a soft drink. Offer is available Sunday to Thursday 4-9pm, and Friday 4-7pm⁠.

Rudy’s Bake at Home: Get 6 pizzas for price of 4 this month

Delivered straight to your door, Rudy’s ‘Bake At Home’ has a special introductory offer for all purchases made in August – you can buy 4 pizzas and get 6 when you add the code RUDYS644 at checkout.

Smoak Bagels & Coffee

Any takeout bagel and coffee for £9.50. Available Monday – Friday through the whole of August.

20 Stories

£35 per person for three courses and a glass of Mirabeau Rose from Monday to Thursday 5.30-6:30pm.

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£28 for three dishes from the ‘Moon Stand’ menu. Available Sunday to Friday 12-4.30pm and Saturday 12-2.45pm.

Three Little Words

50% off selected cocktails and spirits from The Spirit of Manchester Distillery and three small plates for £15. Only available ​​​​Wednesdays and Thursdays 5pm-midnight and Fridays 12-7pm.


£45 – ‘Happy Monday’ and ‘Thirsty Thursday’ deal – three courses and ‘unlimited wine’ for £45 every Monday and Thursday.


£21 for two courses and £26 for three courses – Express Menu – every Monday to Saturday 12 – 5.30pm.


£15 for three plates, weekdays until 5.30pm.


25% off the whole menu when ordering through Uber Eats. Use code YARA25 to redeem the offer throughout the whole of August (max. discount of £15, excluding delivery fee, available until 11.55pm on 31 August 2023.)

Yard and Coop

£10 – ‘Eat for a Tenner’ – any main dish and soda for £10, Monday to Thursday from midday to 4pm.


50% off wraps and fries from We Can Be Gyros all day on Sundays.


£20 for two courses or £25 for three. Available every day 4-7pm.

*Terms and Conditions apply for all deals, please check details with the individual restaurants before booking to avoid disappointment*