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Welcome to 20 Stories

20 Stories is a rooftop restaurant, bar and terrace in the heart of Spinningfields. The restaurant’s name is inspired by the history, culture, icons and music that have influenced Manchester and the North West’s own stories.


The restaurant at 20 Stories brings warmth and authenticity not only to its modern British menus, but also through its interiors which take inspiration from nature and modern glamorous elements to create a truly unique experience.

Cocktail Bar

A destination in its own right: a perfect place to enjoy pre-dinner drinks or party the night away in the heart of Manchester.


20 Stories also has an alluring rooftop garden terrace which has trees scaling two stories high and an outdoor lounge bar serving cocktails, craft beers and an extensive wine list under a canopy of trees and dramatic lighting.

The snow globes are back! Catering for up to 70 guests standing with food and drink packages, enjoy your special occasion overlooking the Manchester skyline.

If you are a large party, do not fret. Our snow globes can also be hired exclusively!

Private Dining Experience

Book a private event at 20 Stories Restaurant in Spinningfields, Manchester here.

Set Menus

Set Lunch Menu – 2 or 3 course (£18.50, £23.50) set lunch menu. Available Monday – Friday (excluding Bank Holidays).

Pre and Post Theatre Menu – 3 courses (£23.50). Available Monday – Thursday (excluding Bank Holidays). 17:30pm – 18:30pm AND 21:00 – 22:15

Sunday Menu– 3 courses (£29.50). Available Sunday only. 12:00pm-17:00pm.

Afternoon Tea

Take a seat in the sky and enjoy the highest Afternoon Tea in Manchester, featuring Traditional, Champagne and Cocktail options. Indulge in signature treats and homemade scones, whilst admiring a panoramic view of the city.

Tie the Knot at 20 Stories

For those seeking a wedding venue with that extra ‘wow’ factor -and unrivalled city views – 20 Stories is the perfect place! From the ceremony to the wedding breakfast and evening reception, make your day extra memorable at the highest wedding venue in Manchester. You can even take advantage of the  private dining room or go for full exclusive hire.

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Gift cards

Treat your favourite food-lover to one of 20 Stories’ brand new gift cards, which can be used across all of D&D’s restaurants, food stores, wine merchants and even hotels, with values from £15 available.

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Join 20 Stories every Wednesday and Thursday for an evening of live music. Plus, start your weekend with late night drinks and music from 20 Stories resident DJ every Friday and Saturday.

Soulful Sundays

Every week, enjoy a delicious Sunday roast, platters on the terrace and live music from 20 Stories’ resident band.

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