We appreciate that there’s an enviable range of dining options in Manchester. Not just the cosmopolitan gourmet offerings of the city centre but closer to home in the famous Curry Mile: a row of spicy enticement. So it’s vote of confidence that both locals and guests regularly enjoy the Best Western Hallmark Hotel Manchester Willow Bank’s highly inventive modern European menu.
To be fair we do provide an elegant contemporary stage to showcase the acclaimed cuisine. Our Gallery Restaurant mixes neutral earth tones with playful bookshelf wallpaper and monochrome photographs of historic Manchester and its iconic personalities. It’s the perfect venue to sample starters from roast fig, beetroot and mozzarella with spinach and pine nuts, to Pernod king prawns, and a tartlet of oyster mushrooms and stilton, followed by mains including the likes of seared pork with local Bury black pudding creamed potatoes, rack of lamb with lemon and rosemary crust and grilled sea bass with steamed mussels.
Finish it with a local Cheshire ice cream or cheese, or our unique Jaffa Cake Eton Mess (foreign guests prepare yourself for a taste experience you’ll never have enjoyed before!). In short, it’s sensational modern cooking in a super stylish venue. For less substantial options try some of lighter bites in the coolly refurbished Enigma Bar.