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Rosso Restaurant and Bar

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43-45 Spring Gardens, Manchester M2 2BG, England
0161 832 1400
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Housed in a Grade II Listed building, Rosso Restaurant Manchester presents...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Went here in dec 2014. For a drink with my husband not much change out of £10 two drinks , and looking at the menu ,looks very nice but ££££ , surrounding Loverly , dress smart more adults , will be going for meal soon to try the food

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

From entering to leaving, we were treated to very professional staff, everyone was very friendly, the service very quick, lovely atmosphere, our waiter Ranaldo was very attentive, but looked more like a Fred.............The Food although small portions was hot , set out beautiful, and tasted amazing, although both food and drinks very pricey, but a fab time had by all... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Went on a Saturday evening didn't have a reservation. We were told to have a drink at the bar and they would let us know if a table would be available. We got a table. All the staff are pleasant and friendly. The decor and ambience is nice although an air of pretentiousness about it... We were seated and ordered... More 

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Egremont, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Brilliant staff, lovely food, bar stunning! We will be back again! Would have been even better if the entertainment had been on!

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Manchester
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

The problem with venues like Rosso is simple. All this paparazzi nonsense overshadows what the inept, numbskull managent are there for. To run a top restaurant. IT ISNT. It's a venue. Dinner with friends last night and frankly a pretty poor experience. This is the third visit in 12 months and this restaurant doesn't learn its lessons or step up.... More 

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Lancashire
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Pleasantly surprised - nice restaurant, good service, good food no complaints, We ate on a Sunday and chose the set menu £20.00 per adult person for 3 courses. Not much choice but it suited us. Presentation of food was good, tasted good - dessert was lovely. Nicely decorated restuarant and table set nicely - would go again. Total bill £75.00... More 

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West Bromwich, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We visited Rosso in March and had booked in advance to celebrate our anniversary and we were not disappointed! We arrived the atmosphere was great, we were searing promptly and the drinks were lovely. The food was amazing to the point were you taste and "mmmm" amazing. My partner felt the same he had steak and I had a pasta... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Rosso has quite the reputation, which is understandable as there's often paparazzi parked outside and the building itself is beautiful, unfortunately it doesn't measure up to a lot of other Manchester restaurants. The city has a great range of brilliant restaurants, so Rosso has tough competition. The staff have an air about them which doesn't make you feel particularly comfortable,... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Went here in dec 2014. For a drink with my husband not much change out of £10 two drinks , and looking at the menu ,looks very nice but ££££ , surrounding Loverly , dress smart more adults , will be going for meal soon to try the food

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

The first time I visited Rosso was Christmas 2013 and we ate the Christmas Lunch menu, which was FANTASTIC! At the time I went for the Tacchino for the main, which was pan fried turkey breast with a ballotine of turkey leg stuffed with roast sage onion and apricot stuffing, served with mash and pigs in blankets. It perfect! I... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We came here last year and really enjoyed it, so came back again for birthday celebrations. Being a week night it was not so busy, however, we had a lovely time. The staff we welcoming, helpful and friendly and the food was lovely. I had a pasta dish and the potion size was great, a little to large for me.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 43-45 Spring Gardens, Manchester M2 2BG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: 0161 832 1400

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 26 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian

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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