As the winter months give way to lighter evenings, Executive Chef Andrew Green has created a new à la carte menu at the luxurious two-AA-Rosette River Bar and Restaurant at Manchester’s Lowry Hotel. Using premium ingredients and local suppliers, the menu takes both traditional and classic dishes and updates them with a modern twist. Choose from an array of classic starters, such as the intense Potted Shrimp, a mouth-watering Crab Macaroni Cheese, the highly popular Twice Baked Lancashire Bomb Cheese Soufflé or the Beef Bresaola which is cooked to precision after a one-month preparation process.
For mains, stand-out dishes include Andrew’s personal favourite, the Beef Wellington, which is brought to the table and showcased by the chef before being sliced. Baked in mushroom duxelles, Parma ham, with puff pastry and Madeira sauce, it’s one of a number of dishes to share between two. Fish-lovers are spoilt for choice - decide between the delicately prepared Lowry Fish Pie which has intense flavours of the sea, or an exquisite Meuniere-style Whole Dover Sole, a prime, succulent fish served on or off the bone, or perhaps the Scottish Halibut fillet made the classic way with a lobster stock. The melt-in-the-mouth Steamed Beef Shin, Oxtail & Kidney Pudding is another chef recommendation that is cooked over a 15 hours.
Room for a pudding? Try the ‘Best of British’ selection of desserts. The Steamed Treacle Sponge served with custard, naturally, takes an hour to be steamed to precision so should be ordered early along with the other courses. The Rhubarb Trifle is another twist on a much-loved British favourite. Or if you like to share, look no further than the restaurant’s Baked Alaska show stopper with a layer of the softest sponge and ice cream under the browned meringue.
Lunch is served daily between 12 noon and 3pm. Afternoon Tea is served Monday to Saturday between 12 noon and 4pm and Sunday 2pm to 4pm. Dinner is served daily between 6pm and 10pm.
To celebrate the launch of the new menu, The Lowry is offering 50% off throughout March. You must pre-book to receive this offer by booking online, emailing email@example.com or calling 0161 827 4000 quoting “50% offer”.
Sunday Lunch Special Offer: The River Restaurant is famed for its Sunday roast and we have a very special offer. Enjoy two courses for two people and a glass of Prosecco for just £36.00 per couple. If you prefer all three courses, our menu is still available for £22.50 per person. Don’t forget our talented performer Kimm will be in The River Bar all Sunday afternoon. Must be purchased as a voucher to redeem this offer, please visit
Highly commended by The British Tea Council, afternoon tea at The Lowry Hotel is perfect for any occasion.
Our afternoon tea includes finger sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and strawberry preserve, pastries and dainty fancies washed down with tea and infusions.
Please note that afternoon tea is now offered from 12 noon every day at The River Restaurant until 16:00.
We also offer Champagne Afternoon Tea and The River Restaurant has now launched a G & Tea and a Bellini Afternoon Tea for just £33.00.
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We are extending our May Chefs Choice offer for midweek in June (MON-WEDS) 3 COURSES FOR £19.95. available 18:00-22:00.
Enjoy three courses from our Chef’s Choice menu for just £24.95. (THURS-SUN). Our Chef’s Choice menu includes the best of regional and seasonal produce on offer, packed with flavour.
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Advanced booking highly recommended. Visit thelowryhotel.com to book
June A La Carte 25% OFF MON-WEDS. Advise to book.
We have now launched our Terrace menu ready for summer. Throughout June from 12:00. The River Bar at The Lowry Hotel offers a wonderful Bar Terrace menu, designed with the flavours of summer and the best-sourced British produce in mind.
Crispy Duck Rolls Prune puree, radish & pomegranate £9.50
Roast Bell Pepper Stuffed with cream cheese, pine nut pesto £8.50
Burrata Salted lemon, green olive, rye croûtons £9.50
British Charcuterie Board Venison, green pepper, salami, beer pickled British ham, Cobble Lane Wagyu beef, baby gherkin & fennel £12.50
Fish Platter Beetroot cured salmon, crispy whitebait, bloody Mary cray fish cocktail, king prawns in garlic butter, salt & pepper calamari, freshly baked artisan breads, tartar sauce £12.50
Ploughman's Platter Selection of British charcuterie, local cheese, honey & mustard pig's in blankets, homemade Gala pie, potatoes, freshly baked artisan breads £8.50
Spiced Crab Spaghetti Rocket, hard cheese & lime £15.00
Garganelli Globe artichoke, pomodorina, hard cheese £14.00
Classic Caesar Salad Anchovy and crispy pancetta £10.50 Add Chicken or King Prawns £4.00
Treacle Tart Marmalade Ice Cream £6.50
Warm Chocolate Brownie Salted Caramel Ice Cream £6.50
Lemon Meringue Pie Blueberries £6.50
Selection of County Cheese Preserves, crackers £12.50
Ice cream & sorbet selection £6.50