Which restaurants have our readers been visiting in February?

What are the hottest fifty restaurants in Manchester? 

We have a way of finding out. It’s called Confidential Guides and it launched back in August 2021 with a view to providing our readers with a powerful and infinitely useful tool to find the best places to eat, drink and be generally merry all across the north of England. There is an individual page for each restaurant with a description, buttons to book a table and tags to make searching easier. We also publish curated restaurant guides to give our readers inspiration.

The restaurant guide everyone's talking about

Our new Greater Manchester restaurant directory took off like a rocket and thousands of people every month now use it to decide where to eat, with over thousands of tables being booked as a result.

Every month, we will publish the top 50 most visited restaurants on ConfidentialGuides.com. The restaurants you, the people, are most interested in, the ones you’re choosing for celebrations and special events, the ones everybody is talking about. 

We’ve been watching the stats closely and are excited to show you the results. 

The hottest restaurants in Manchester

Want to keep on top of what’s hot and what’s not? Bookmark this page and check back on the first Thursday of the month, every month for the updated Hot 50 chart.

Here is our Confidentials Guides Hot 50 - the most popular restaurants in Manchester in February 2023.

Drinks and Small Dishes at Bundobust (9) Image: Bundobust

1. Albert's Schloss ↑
2. El Gato Negro↓ 
3. The Refuge =
4. Another Hand ↑
5. Hawksmoor, Manchester ↓
6. Ducie Street Warehouse =
7. Where the Light Gets In =
8. Baratxuri =
9. Bundobust, Manchester Piccadilly =
10. Banyan, Spinningfields ↑

Eggs Benedict and Cocktails at Ménagerie (12) Image: Ménagerie

11. On The Hush =
12. Ménagerie ↑
13. Rudy's Pizza, Manchester Ancoats ↓
14. The Firehouse
15. Sicilian NQ ↑
16. The Alchemist, Salford Quays ↓
17. Dishoom, Manchester ↓
18. Crazy Pedro's, Manchester Bridge St. ↑
19. The Bay Horse ↑
20. Mughli, Manchester =

Fresh Sushi at Cottonopolis (27) Image: Cottonopolis

21. Six By Nico, Manchester
22. The Pen & Pencil ↑
23. San Carlo Manchester ↑
24. Tokyo Ramen ↓
25. San Carlo Cicchetti =
26. Elnecot ↑
27. Cottonopolis ↑
28. Volta, Didsbury ↑
29. Pollen Bakery, KAMPUS ↑
30. Porta, Altrincham ↑

Yum Cha
Gyoza at Yum Cha (37) Image: Yum Cha

31. The Allotment Vegan Eatery ↓
32. The Pasta Factory ↓
33. 20 Stories ↑
34. Hispi ↓
35. Sud Pasta Kitchen, Altrincham ↓
36. Oystercatcher ↓
37. Yum Cha, Manchester 🆕
38. Fress ↑
39. The Roebuck Inn 🆕
40. BAB NQ ↑

Almost Famous
A Ginormous Burger from Almost Famous (48) Image: Almost Famous, Manchester Great Northern

41. The Church Green 🆕
42. Pull Up ↓
43. Bill's Spinningfields 🆕
44. Gaucho, Manchester ↓
45. Hello Oriental 🆕
46. Eagle & Child 🆕
47. Salvi's, Northern Quarter ↑
48. Almost Famous, Manchester Great Northern ↓
49. Double Zero ↓
50. Ancoats Coffee Co. 🆕

Remember, if you don't see your favourite restaurant in this month's Hot 50, make sure to search it out on ConfidentialGuides.com. It might make next month's list.

Read next: Manchester’s top eating out offers, deals and discounts: February 2023

Read again: The best things we ate in Manchester (and beyond) in January 2023

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