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The City of Manchester has always given a warm welcome to the furniture industry and, with an abundance of restaurants and bars right on the door step, the post-show hospitality is second to none. Whether you are looking for a light bite or haute cuisine, Manchester has it all. Here are a few recommendations:

Don Giovanni’s

This 150 cover restaurant boasts floor to ceiling windows and serves authentic Italian cuisine. Located just a few steps away from the Midland Hotel.

1-2 Peter House, Oxford Street, M1 5AN
t: +44 (0)161 228 2482

James Martin Manchester

Hidden away in the glamorous Manchester235 casino, this latest opening from the critically-acclaimed BBC Saturday Kitchen chef, delivers British dishes using the finest seasonal and locally sourced ingredients.

Manchester 235, Great Northern, 2 Watson Street M3 4LP.
t: +44 (0)161 828 0345

Michael Caines @ Abode

Stylish, yet relaxed, fine dining restaurant from double Michelin star chef Michael Caines, located in the basement of the Abode Hotel near Piccadilly Station.

107 Piccadilly, M1 2DB
t: +44 (0)161 247 7744


Upmarket dining, cocktails and regular live music in a historic building. Owned by Rio Ferdinand, this Italian Restaurant comes highly recommended by some of our Italian exhibitors.

43 Spring Gardens (at the top of King Street), M2 2BG
t: +44 (0)161 832 1400

Sam’s Chop House

One of Manchester’s premier gastropubs, Sam’s Chop House serves hearty, traditional food in a venue straight from a Dickens novel.

Back Pool Fold, off Cross Street, M2 1HN
t: +44 (0)161 834 3210

The Living Room

Fabulous food in a fabulous and trendy setting. Varied menu and the Sea Bass is highly recommended.

80 Deansgate, M3 2ER
t: +44 (0)161 832 0083

The Restaurant Bar & Grill

The food here is modern and eclectic – simple, high quality dishes that use the best ingredients. Lovely surroundings and great service.

14 John Dalton Street, M2 6JR
t: +44 (0)161 839 1999

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