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1 The Avenue | Spinningfields, Manchester M41 6GT, England
+44 161 831 0288
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12:00 pm - 3:00 am
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Sun - Wed 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thu 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
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Cheshire, UK
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59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

You know the sort of place, everyone says how amazing it is and when you get there you go 'is that it'.... A tip, go and spend your money somewhere lease where they actually work for your custom and treat you like a customer. Six of us dined here on a Recent Friday evening, we arrived at 8.30 for our... More 

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Thank Skydom
Woking, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fabulous atmosphere and wonderful food reasonably priced. Service absolutely excellent. Would thoroughly recommend. probably the best restaurant experience I have ever had.

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Thank Karin W
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Been twice in the last two weeks and have loved it both times. The food is great. The wine choices are good. The atmosphere and seating is brill. I love this restaurant. It isn't cheap but it is quality and worth every penny. Both times I have been with a group of 5 and group of 8 (had to have... More 

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Thank Steve R
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice decor and friendly informative staff but the portions are small on the sharing dishes and come with a big price tag. I'm sure the menu could be attacked better from my end but I felt there was a lack of depth to the cooking that justified the price.

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Thank LordoftheReview
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had this booked for a special occasion and whilst the setting and the atmosphere is really very cool without being too pretentious I was not overwhelmed by the food. The menu reads terrifically well but execution was only average and for the money I'd expect near excellence. Service was only adequate and at points was non-existent on a busy-ish mid-week... More 

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Thank John M
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a booking for 9pm but where left in bar for 45 minutes. When we pointed this out to managing staff, they amply made up for the delay by offering us a free bottle of wine. Beautiful ambiance and sumptuous food; not to be missed

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Thank Eugene W
Leicester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My friend had already had this on our list of of eating places and things to do for our weekend away in Manchester unbeknown to me, but after having a conversation with another one of my hairdressers clients she said that you must go to the Australasia when you go Manchester. I have to say by far this restaurant goes... More 

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Merseyside uk
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been waiting to go here for some time and my review is both positive and negative. The atmosphere and general feel of the place I have to say is good, however there are other aspects that weren't great. The waitress initially was very attentive however she seemed to be so busy that our wine which she was serving... More 

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Thank Mrs B
Crewe
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I visited here today with my husband whilst in Manchester at the Christmas markets and had heard of the place so thought we would give it a try...so glad we did, beautiful decor and atmosphere.The food was so tasty and well presented, we especially liked watching the kitchen staff at work as we were seated not too far away and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited here with a couple of friends whilst staying in the city for business. One of the nicer areas in Manchester. Only visited for drinks ( didn't eat) but the service and and range of drinks was very good. Drinks are not cheap but a good selection. Would visit again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$19 - $94
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, European, Asian, Australian, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 The Avenue | Spinningfields, Manchester M41 6GT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 831 0288
Description
Modern Australian cuisine combines Pacific Rim flavours underpinned by European cooking tradition, a blend of Indonesian, Southeast Asian influences and Australia's strong ties with Japan also help determine the taste and style.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?