Interior view of 1853 Restaurant

1853 Restaurant

At our new 1853 training restaurant, you’ll dine in a friendly and relaxed environment, where our service team will host you for lunch or dinner and serve you a selection of high-quality food.

You’ll be given special attention by our team and will enjoy a menu that’s always changing and innovating to reflect local, seasonable produce and the skills & talents of our chefs who are working and training in our state-of-the-art kitchen.

Run by students in our Industry Excellence Academy for Hospitality and Catering, our 40-seat restaurant and bar will also have street level access so passers-by alike can enjoy the tasteful talents of our students dishes.  

You can find us in Manchester city centre right next door to the AO Arena at our brand-new City Campus Manchester. We’re open for lunch on Wednesday, Thursday and Fridays from 12.00-2.00pm (last reservation / sitting at 1.00pm) and Thursday evenings for dinner from 6.00-9.00pm (last reservation / sitting at 7.00pm).

Our lunchtime menu comprises of small plates, of classic and contemporary dishes, delicious desserts and modern starters with a set tasting menu for the evening. 

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