Interior view of 1853 Restaurant

1853 Restaurant

At our 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 also has 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 new City Campus Manchester.

1853 is currently closed for the summer and re-opens on Wednesday 25 September for lunch bookings, available Wednesdays-Fridays from 12pm to 12.45pm.

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. Our menu changes on a regular basis, you can view an example menu below.

Example Menu

We also host special guest chef evenings on selected Wednesdays throughout the year, you can find our events for the current term below. 

Evening Events

Book your table by calling  07725 640124  or via email: