All the April Manchester restaurant deals, discounts and offers you need in 2023

From half-price cheese feasts to 50% off ramen, £1 tacos and some cracking £10 lunch deals, there are some great dining deals to try in Manchester this April.

Georgina Pellant Georgina Pellant - 6th April 2023

Spring has finally sprung, and with it has come dreams of al fresco dining, sunny beer gardens, and maybe even a bit of lazing around in the grass with a picnic in the park (if we’re really lucky).

Yes, we know we’ve only had two days of sunshine so far, but that’s enough to get us fantasising about weather so good you can sit out and eat and drink in it without shivering.

As the cost of living continues to drag, more and more of us are continuing to pinch the pennies – meaning dining deals in Manchester have never been so popular as punters look to eat out on reduced a budget.

Offering a way to support your favourite independents without breaking the bank, we’ve pulled some of the best April dining offers from across the city – including half-price bottles of wine, ramen and brunch, £1 tacos and a 50% off cheese feast – to help you enjoy some wallet-friendly dining this month.

Keep reading to discover the best Manchester restaurant deals, discounts and offers to try this spring.


50% off food and drink – Manchester April dining deals

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Image: El Capo

Dokes Pizzeria

What is it: Prestwich-based pizzeria serving delicious, seasonal pizzas using British ingredients.


The offer: 50% off bottles of wine when dining.

T&Cs: Available every Wednesday.

El Capo


What is it: Mexican and Latin American dishes, plus tequila menu, in casual, bare-brick space with a tiled bar.

The offer: £1 tacos (usually £7.50 for three)

T&Cs: Available Monday – Thursday from 5pm.

Lucky Ramen

What is it: Stylish sushi and ramen kitchen in Ancoats.


The offer: 50% off ramen bowls.

T&Cs: Available every Monday and Tuesday. Walk-ins only.

Pen and Pencil

What is it: New York-influenced all day kitchen serving imaginative menus, as well as craft beers & cocktails.

The offer: 50% off food.


T&Cs: Available all-day Monday for pre-booked tables.


What is it: MasterChef Simon Wood’s high-end restaurant down at First Street, perfect for a pre-theatre treat.

The offer: 50% off cheese and wine at Homage.

T&Cs: Available Wednesday to Friday evening. 


More Manchester April dining deals

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Image: Edinburgh Castle

Albert’s Schloss

What is it: Bavarian-style beer cellar for traditional German food and pilsner beers on tap and in bottles.

The offer: Two courses for £22.50 or three courses for £27. 

T&Cs: Available every Sunday 12-9pm.



What is it: Contemporary Indian cuisine in a sophisticated, low-lit venue with plush drapes and gold finishings.

The offer: Three courses for £23.95 and a complimentary glass of Indian lager.

T&Cs: Available every Friday between 1-5pm.


What is it: Casual venue with an industrial vibe, prepping meze and kebabs with homemade sauces and marinades.


The offer: Two courses for £18.95.

T&Cs: Available all day Sunday – Thursday. 

Birds of Prey

What is it: New to arrive at Manchester’s Circle Square, Birds of Prey is a fried chicken joint with a difference.

The offer: 3 x Wings, fries and soda for £5.95, Messy Chick loaded fries and soda for £8.50, Burger (selected flavours), fries and soda for £10.


T&Cs: The burgers deal is on selected burgers only, available 11.30am – 2.30pm seven days a week.

Block Steak Shop, Canvas

What is it: Quality steakhouse from the Parmogeddon team serving well-sourced meat at affordable prices.

The offer: Two mains and red or white house wine for £25.

T&Cs: Available on Wednesdays.



What is it: Modern cafe/restaurant and prosecco bar for Italian pizzas, grill dishes and sharing plates.

The offer: Two courses for £15.99 or three courses for £19.99.

T&Cs: Every Sunday to Friday between 5 and 7pm.



What is it: Lively destination for Asian-inspired menus in a warehouse-style venue with a full bar.

The offer: Two dishes and a side for £13.

T&Cs: Available Monday to Friday, 12-3pm.

Edinburgh Castle

What is it: Another classic pub reborn – cosy vibes and pies downstairs, fancy small plates upstairs.


The offer: Two-courses for £30 or three for £35.

T&Cs: Available Wednesday – Thursday 5-6.30pm, Friday – Saturday 12-3pm and 5-6.30pm.


What is it: Peter Street bar and food hall with three independent kitchens.

The offer: 10 express lunch with a drink. Different options from Osma, Onda and Baratxuri.


T&Cs: Available Wednesday – Friday 12-4pm.

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Foundry Project

What is it: Easy-going, casual Northern Quarter bar serving small plates.

The offer: Three small plates for £15 or five for £27.

T&Cs: Available every day. 



What is it: Middle Eastern-inspired dishes and cocktails in a comfy, relaxed space.

The offer: Lunch for £15 with a beer, wine or soft drink included.

T&Cs: Available Tuesday – Saturday 12-5pm.


What is it: A premium British steakhouse and cocktail bar chain serving top-notch chargrilled steaks, burgers and more.

The offer: Two courses for £26 or three courses for £29.

T&Cs: Available for reservations made Monday-Saturday until 6.30pm and all day Sunday.

La Bandera

What is it: Market-fresh, classic Spanish cuisine in an airy, contemporary space with yellow booths and banquettes.

The offer: Six tapas dishes and a bottle of house wine for £40. Any paella (excluding rabbit) with wine for £38.

T&Cs: Available Sunday to Thursday, 4-7pm.

Levenshulme Bakery

What is it: Wallet-friendly Turkish bakery serving up kebabs and other light lunches.

The offer: £4.50 mixed shawarma on samoon bread.

T&Cs: N/A

Peru Perdu

What is it: Bright pink Peruvian-inspired restaurant serving vibrant Latin American dishes with a dedicated ceviche bar.

The offer: £14.95 for 2 courses or £18.95 for 3 courses. 

T&Cs: Available as part of the new Prix Fixe & Pre-Theatre menu. Further T&Cs may apply.


What is it: Award-winning Neapolitan pizzeria and bar with three Greater Manchester locations.

The offer: Any Neapolitan pizza, side dish and a drink from the lunch set menu for £10.90.

T&Cs: Available Monday to Friday, 12-3pm.

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What is it: Indian-Scottish fusion restaurant in Sale serving up haggis pakoras and Irn Bru negronis.

The offer: Two dishes, one side and one drink for £15. £10 tiffin lunch.

T&Cs: £15 deal available Sunday – Thursday 4-9pm, Friday 4-7pm. £10 tiffin available 12-3pm daily.

Tibetan Kitchen

What is it: Authentic kitchen serving traditional Tibetan and Tibetan-style Himalayan dishes.

The offer: Six momos for £5, rice and three veggie curries £8, or vegetable fried noodles £7.50.

T&Cs: Available 11-7pm, Monday – Thursday.

Try Thai

What is it: Bright modern restaurant with Thai-style canopy bar and decor as well as an extensive cocktail menu.

The offer: Two courses for £17.50 or three courses for £20.50.

T&Cs: Available Monday to Thursday, 4-6.30pm. 

Vero Moderna

What is it: Rustic Italian dishes with a twist and craft cocktails offered in a hip, minimalist space.

The offer: Pizza, pasta or focaccini with a beer, wine or soft drink for £12.95.

T&Cs: Available Tuesday to Friday, 12-3pm. 

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What is it: Chic restaurant with exposed ceiling beams and designer lighting, for modern international cuisine.

The offer: Two course set menu for £19.95 per person.

T&Cs: Available from 5pm Sunday until 5pm Friday.


What is it: Traditional Indian, Pakistani and grill dishes in a spotlit, contemporary setting with banquettes.

The offer: Lunch tiffin for £12.95.

T&Cs: Available 12-4pm, Monday to Friday. 

Featured image – Lucky Ramen / Pen & Pencil / El Capo