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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 storeys high.

With an outdoor lounge bar under a canopy of trees and dramatic lighting, this is the perfect setting for any occasion.

An outside BBQ and al fresco fireplaces are dotted along the terrace to create a cosy atmosphere against the stunning backdrop of the Manchester skyline.

For drinks, why not take an area with only blue (subject to availability) sky above? Your own exclusive area on the terrace can be reserved for groups of 6 or more. For more information contact our events team.

Private Dining Experience

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

A La Carte Menu

Available Monday – Sunday, the A La Carte menu offers starters, mains, sides and desserts for you to enjoy. Or, opt for a dish from the ‘grill’ section, or for two, why not enjoy a sharer?

January Offers

Beat the January blues this month with 20 Stories’ special January Menu designed to see you through in style.

Enjoy two courses for £18.50 and three courses for £23.50 from Monday to Friday 12.00 – 15.00.

Plus their Pre and Post Theatre Menu has returned! Join 20 Stories every Monday to Thursday 17.30 – 18.30 and 21.00 – 22.00 to enjoy three courses and a glass of wine for £25!

From Roasted Chicken Supreme with truffle pomme puree, kale, chicken, and thyme sauce to Chargrilled Heritage Carrots, smoked aubergine & miso puree and walnut pesto, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

To see availability and to book visit here.
Available for up to 6 guests.

Valentine’s Day

Celebrate this special occasion somewhere high above Manchester and join 20 Stories for their specially curated four-course menu for you to enjoy with your friends or loved ones. What better setting to celebrate this romantic day than watching the sun set over the city.


This will be available from 5.30pm onwards. £65pp

To book, contact the Events Team directly on 0161 204 3333.

Afternoon Tea

Enjoy a unique Afternoon Tea at 20 Stories available Monday to Thursday 2.00pm-4.30pm and Fridays 12pm-3pm.

Consisting of a selection of sandwiches, classic sweet treats, homemade scones and pairing tea options, there is plenty for everyone to experience at the highest Afternoon Tea in Manchester.

Make this an afternoon to remember and opt for the Champagne Afternoon Tea or try their Miniature Cocktail Pairing Afternoon Tea where you can sample four Signature Cocktails overlooking the city and beyond.

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.

To view more, please click here.

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.

To view more, please click here.