About The Castlefield Bar & Restaurant
Casual dining in Deansgate
Situated in the 4 star Castlefield Hotel, the Castlefield Bar & Restaurant overlooks the scenic Canal Basin area. Freshly prepared dishes are served here from morning to night, plus a selection of wines, spirits and beers, including cask ales.
The Castlefield offers a relaxed dining experience amidst minimalist blonde and cream decor, with comfortable booths, lovely canal views and a terrace area for warmer days. This is a great spot for a business lunch, post-shopping stop-off or relaxed meal before heading to the cinema or a concert.
Hearty contemporary European dishes
The menu at the Castlefield showcases a range of European inspirations, with particular focus on Mediterranean flavours. Dishes have a hearty, rustic feel with definite home cooking-style influences.
While menu items can change seasonally, you can expect to find starters such as the warm black bruschetta topped with onion and black pudding fusion, the baked avocado egg with salad garnish, and the ham hock terrine with rustic toast.
Mains might include the Greek lamb slow-cooked in garlic oil with rosemary roasted potatoes and feta, the oven-baked piri-piri cod with curly cabbage in hollandaise sauce and braised chicory, and the halloumi kebab with mashed potato, spring onion and pickled beetroot.
There are also a range of burgers on offer, including the classic Castlefield beef burger on a brioche potato bun with cranberry coleslaw, plus various pasta dishes.
Desserts might feature the warm plum compote, the Italian tiramisu and the vanilla cheesecake. The restaurant also has breakfast, brunch and lunch menus.
Deansgate transport links and attractions
The Castlefield Bar & Restaurant is on Liverpool Road, close to the Urban Heritage Park. It is a handy one minute walk to Castlefield Bowl, making it an ideal pre-concert dining spot.
Odeon Manchester, the Central Convention Complex and Bridgewater Hall are also close by. Deansgate-Castlefield tram stop is less than ten minutes away, as is Deansgate train station.