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1 The Avenue | Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3AP, England
+44 161 831 0288
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (337 reviews)
“black cod” (75 reviews)
“teriyaki beef” (63 reviews)
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Sushi, European, Asian, Australian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1 The Avenue | Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3AP, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I myself have been to Australasia a few time but my fiancé hasn’t and never quite got what all the bus was about, so I thought perfect time to take her. I booked the table a couple of weeks in advance for the last Friday...More

Thank Ross g
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really nice quirky environment perfect way to spend a Friday night both food and drinks were excellent as was the service. It was my first time of visiting but will definitely be returning

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went for dinner on a Wednesday evening with a friend. I was really impressed with Australasia, I’ve always heard good things about the restaurant. The food is tasty, we had about 6 dishes to share between two and a cocktail each. It is expensive...More

Thank SianMcGuinness
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went for Valentines Night for a romantic meal before a Simple Minds gig together. The set meal was good, except for an awful piece of duck they should have been ashamed to serve. Gristle on a plate ! We had a different waiter virtually every...More

Thank jerryharrisuk
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Located in Spinningfields and knowing the type of clientele that visit, you almost feel like you should feel privileged to even enter the building. The truth is it’s a tad pretentious, the drinks are mediocre and everything is reasonably pricey given all the above!

Thank Nataliejayne09
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were served by the lovely Tash who was attentive, without being full on. Drinks and food were both very tasty, and arrived quickly. We would definitely recommend coming to Australasia (and leaving from for the chocolate soufflé dessert)!

Thank emilyrUK
Reviewed 4 days ago

I went for my birthday and had a lovely meal, great food and menu. What stood out though as well as the food was the service. I think someone on my table must have said about it being my birthday but not direct to the...More

Thank dstewartsb
RoxyAustralasiaMcr, Guest Relations Manager at Australasia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are so glad you enjoyed your birthday meal and enjoyed our treat. We will let Owen know your kind feedback, he will be happy to hear he helped to...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It can be easy to miss this restaurant as you have to go down a stairway entrance.However once inside the restaurant opens up and has a great ambiance.Staff are helpful and food very good.

Thank Colin D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very tasty Food 😋 Location is so nice 🤩 🍣 Sushi was very Good 😍 You have to Visit australasia when u are in Manchester

Thank Sene90
Reviewed 5 days ago

Amazing time here at Australasia! we came all the way from wales for work to stay in Manchester and stepped into this beauty! stunning food! stunning restaurant! brilliant service! nothing is too much trouble and my glass was never empty! Thank you for spoiling us...More

Thank Emily H
RoxyAustralasiaMcr, Guest Relations Manager at Australasia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Emily, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are so glad to hear your long way from Wales was worth it! Please do let us know when you are in Manchester again, we'd love to see you!...More

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Sargy S
13 January 2018|
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Response from lovingitStokeOnTrent | Reviewed this property |
no but I wouldn't turn up in shorts
21 November 2017|
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Response from nti3000 | Reviewed this property |
No. You will fit right in. They have a bar and live dj too.
2 August 2017|
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Response from IanG_8600277 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not entirely sure, but working in the industry, I know that most restaurants/bars that are any good will do a little extra for special occasions if you let them know. Hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 105
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 The Avenue | Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 831 0288
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Modern Australian cuisine combines Pacific Rim flavours underpinned by European cooking tradition, a blend of Indonesian, Southeast Asian influences and Australia's strong ties with Japan also help determine the taste and style.
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