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RBG Bar & Grill at Park Inn Hotel

The Thrill of the Grill is here. RBG Bar & Grill at The Park Inn Hotel will tempt guests with gourmet burgers, local dishes, light bites, a choice of soups, salads, and signature dishes from the grill. The ambiance is welcoming and modern, fast and fresh, energetic and vibrant. It's the ideal place to relax and enjoy a snack or 3 course dinner before a concert at Manchester Arena.

Corn Exchange

Dine within the Edwardian grandeur of Corn Exchange, the must-visit destination for food lovers. Boasting a diverse range of leading restaurants including; Gino's, Vapiano, Wahaca, Cabana, Pho, Cosy Club, Pizza Express, Byron Burgers and Salvi’s, Corn Exchange offers quality dining to suit all tastes and occasions.

Infamous Diner

An Arena audience favourite … step off the pavement, into a piece of America, and enjoy the city centre’s authentic American diner. Menu includes burgers, dogs, salads, pancake stacks and US classics from babyback ribs to hash and eggs. Quick service. Great food. Milkshakes to sell your dairy herd for. And the coolest atmosphere this side of California. Seven minutes walk from the Arena. What’s not to love?

Show your same day concert ticket and get 20% off a main course or a free cocktail / milkshake when buying a main meal.
Cafe Football National Football Museum

Cafe Football is located on the ground floor of the National Football Museum, opposite Victoria Station and 2 minutes from Manchester Arena. The cafe remains open after the museum closes, and features 9 plasma TVs screening live sport throughout the day and evening. With handcrafted food inspired by the beautiful game, and beer and cocktail selection to match, Cafe Football is the ideal pre-concert location for football fans and foodies alike.

Pre-concert offer: 2 courses for £16, including beer, wine or soft drink between 5 – 7pm with concert ticket. Happy Hour every day 4 – 7pm
Bella Italia

With not one, but three locations in Manchester city centre, all conveniently located for the Manchester Arena, Bella Italia is the perfect place for a bite to eat before or after your visit to the arena - each offering a little Italian Oasis right in the heart of Manchester. For busier events we advise you contact the restaurant to book and guarantee a table avoiding any disappointment.

Get up to 30% off your food bill with your concert ticket. View listing for details
Zouk Manchester

Winner of ‘Best Restaurant’ at the 2012 Manchester Tourism Awards, Zouk is Manchester’s premium Indian eatery. The cuisine ranges from delicious grilled dishes including chicken tikka, lamb kebabs, steaks & seafood to traditional curries such as karahi’s and handi’s. There is a vibrant bar with fantastic cocktails and a luxury heated terrace where you can relax with drinks or sheesha.

The River Bar & Grill

The River Bar & Grill at Manchester's award-winning Lowry Hotel, is situated on the banks of the River Irwell in the heart of the city. Executive Head Chef Andrew Wilkie and his team have developed a new grill style menu which offers not only beef but also a wide range of chicken, fish and shellfish. The stunning views, chic decor and delicious food make the River Bar & Grill a must-try dining destination.


Since opening in 2010, Manchester's San Carlo Cicchetti (pronounced chi-ket-tee) has firmly established itself as a hit dining destination. The chic dining venue and bar is located opposite its sister restaurant San Carlo, just off Deansgate on King Street West. Quickly gaining a loyal following, Cicchetti has received several '5 star' reviews from revered food critics.

San Carlo

Recently named Britain's Coolest Restaurant, Manchester's San Carlo on King Street West has become firmly established as the city's favourite restaurant. Renowned for its fantastic, authentic Italian food, stunning setting and celebrity following. Located just off Deansgate, San Carlo is the perfect setting for pre/post event drinks, light bites or dinner and cocktails with friends and family.