Didsbury has an eclectic dining scene, making it well worth the visit.
Didsbury may be a suburban village, mostly enjoyed by those who reside there – but its drinking and dining scene is unbeatable. From tasty brunch spots to upscale dining, the village literally has it all, and to help you explore it, we’ve rounded up the best restaurants in Didsbury.
Caramello of Didsbury serves up some of the most Instagrammable grub in the village, specialising in well-portioned brunch-style dishes and indulgent desserts. Tuck into a Sundae crafted with homemade gelato, dig into a huge stack of fluffy American pancakes, or start the day with a seemingly endless brunch menu featuring all the classics. Halal-friendly options are available here too. Caramello of Didsbury, 10 Whitechapel St, Didsbury, M20 6UB.
2. Another Heart To Feed
An Australian-inspired favourite residing on Burton Road, Another Heart To Feed is a local favourite for breakfast. The café, which has been feeding Mancs since 2017, serves up classics such as avo on sourdough, chipotle beans on toast and even acai bowls – offering up healthy breakfast options for those looking to start the day the right way. Another Heart To Feed, 220 Burton Rd, West Didsbury, M20 2LW.
A gorgeous casual spot serving luxurious looking dishes (and incredible Sunday lunches!), city dwellers may know of Volta already, given the duo behind it are also responsible for The Refuge. The restaurant specialises in small plates, deli boards and charcuterie inspired by the founder’s travels, with a number of influences (including Greek and Spanish) being prominent throughout the menu. Volta, 167 Burton Rd, West Didsbury, M20 2LN.
Situated in a former bank building, Hispi provides intimate dining, with each dish as beautifully presented as the next. The restaurant serves posh bistro dishes that are full of flavour, even offering up a sirloin of beef Sunday roast sharer. Think crispy pig’s head croquettes, pan-fried fish, and stuffed pork belly. Hispi, 1C School Ln, Didsbury, M20 6RD.
Fans of Proove Pizza frequently argue that it’s the best pizzeria in town, and it’s definitely a strong contender for the top spot – that’s for sure. Serving authentic style Neapolitan pizza, the wood-fire specialists offer up casual dining in West Didsbury, with a huge menu of Italian goodies. There’s a whole range of toppings to choose from for your pizza, but additionally, Proove offers traditional Italian street grub, such as arancini, crocché and pizza fritta. Proove Pizza, 160 Burton Rd, West Didsbury, M20 1LH.
Originally starting out in Prestwich, Solita has seen huge growth over the years, resulting in restaurants in Didsbury, the city centre and even as far as Hull. The spot is one of the best in town for US-style burgers stacked and stacked with meat, and the menu is absolutely packed with comfort meals such as pizza hot dogs, JD BBQ burgers, and even cheeseburger spring rolls. Solita, School Ln, Didsbury, M20 6RD.
One of the many Albert’s restaurants in Manchester, Albert’s Didsbury has gorgeous decor – and a fantastic cocktail list. There’s an outdoor area for dining in the summer, plenty of food options with varying cuisines, and an extensive wine list for those who fancy kicking back with a vino. Enjoy plenty of seafood options, a menu of tasty pizzas, and a number of classic British dishes. Albert’s Didsbury, 120-122 Barlow Moor Rd, M20 2PU.
8. Bar San Juan
As Spanish as you can possibly get – Bar San Juan is well-loved for its laid-back style, serving beautiful tapas dishes and imported beers and wines. It’s a slice of summer all-year-round – and locals can’t get enough. So much so, they’ve expanded into next door to make more room for customers. Ok, so it might technically be in neighbouring Chorlton, but nothing beats throwing back some Cerveza and enjoying an authentic Spanish menu at this hidden gem. Bar San Juan, 56 Beech Rd, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, M21 9EG.