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Rosso Restaurant and Bar

43-45 Spring Gardens, Manchester M2 2BG, England (Manchester City Centre)
0161 832 1400
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Ranked #206 of 1,653 Restaurants in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $26 - $40
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Manchester City Centre
Description: Housed in a Grade II Listed building, Rosso Restaurant Manchester presents fine Italian cuisine and exquisite wines in a magnificent and contemporary setting. Owned by Rio Ferdinand, Rosso has glamorous cocktails, regular live jazz and a cool celebrity crowd. Full of delicious dishes, the Rosso menu features fresh pasta, pizza and risotto, along with fine meat and fish dishes.
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England
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

This is the fourth time I have visited Rosso’s, this time I took my husband. Another fabulous lunch was served. I had the chicken with goats cheese and roasted tomato and my husband had a chicken parmigianna type dish. We both ordered a portion of fries to go with our meals. Service was first class as always and I cannot... More

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Overtime unfortunately, I have developed quite a strong aversion to garlic and from past experiences Italian dishes contains a lot of the stuff. About ten of us dined at Rosso's at the weekend and for the first time ever at an Italian restaurant, I thoroughly enjoyed my meal. We arrived slightly earlier than our reservation so we had a drink... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Managed to get a reservation on the Sunday of bank holiday weekend for 7pm. A little early but we didn't want the other option of 10pm! Arrived 15 mins early and they said we could go straight through, we said we'd like a drink at the bar first and headed over to have an aperol spritz (one of the best... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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109 reviews 109 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

I was a little skeptical as you could expect...however, Rosso did indeed deliver and we had a fab evening with them. There were a few hiccups with service, overall though I was impressed. The staff were efficient and entertaining, really appreciated the humour, kudos to our Sommelier for the evening. Food was hot and well cooked, great chunky chips apparently.... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Called in for an afternoon cocktail with the girls celebrating a 40th birthday. Lovely ambience and we decided on a cocktail as a treat.. It was stated by the batman that he made the best cocktails in manchester.. He was not lying.. Immense! I also didn't think it was over priced either. Would definitely go back

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

Have visited Rosso a dozen times in the last 6 - 9 months with clients and have found it to be very hit and miss. What is consistent is that the venue is fantastic, great decor, music always good and Christmas was particularly great Another consistent is the belligerent and rude attitude of the male management there, I suspect they... More

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Chalfont St. Giles, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Visited for dinner on Friday 22nd august - visiting manchester for weekend with husband and a bunch of 20 something's! Read reviews and decided Rosso was the place to be - tried to book online but couldn't get quite the time I wanted so telephoned - absolutely no problem, lovely warm reception on arrival fabulous table, fabulous service and fabulous... More

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Egremont, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Booked on line after seeing reviews I was expecting something great. Greeted professionally at the door. Explained we were 20 minutes early, but were told our table was ready and we could be seated. The restaurant was quite with plenty of staff milling about, the building is beautiful and we'll decorated. We sat down and sat and sat and sat.... More

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Horwich, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

My wife and I visited Rosso again for Lunch and were not disappointed by the food and the service. You can have a two course lunch for £14.95 and a bottle of house wine for £7.95, a very good deal. Our choice was a mixed salad starter and Sea Bass in batter on a pea purée for our main course... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Heard about this restaurant online and that the meat was Halal. I have been searching for the best halal steak across many UK restaurants and tried many, to date Rosso's steak is one of the best. Food very good with decent portions especially the children's meals which were very generous. Atmosphere was welcoming and not intimidating considering high profile city... More

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