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8 Clarence Street, Manchester M2 4DW, England
+44 161 835 9860
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Opens in 11 min
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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8 Clarence Street, Manchester M2 4DW, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Called in to the Piccolino on a day trip to Manchester & so glad we did. Staff very polite & helpful. The whole place was buzzing. Decor lovely, very swish! We didn’t eat here, but it was packed out with people eating. Lots of different...More

Thank robert33
Reviewed 2 days ago

First of all, the atmosphere and service are both excellent however, the food would be shy of good at best. Had the beef tenderloin , which was presented well. Great place for an anniversary with dim-lighting. Services are best we've ever had, but food could...More

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 5 days ago

Fantastic fresh breakfast - would strongly recommend. I had the Reali - which is poached eggs, smoked salmon, hollandaise sauce all on a toasted muffin. Fresh, light and very tasty. As we walked out they were setting up for lunch, with the range of different...More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a sad truth that many once-supreme restaurants start a slow and steady decline in quality/service/ambiance. It's sad, really. But this little beauty gets better every time I go. Not only is the food exceptional, but the staff are delightful. Not just some of them....ALL...More

Thank Bernadette K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place, it is exquisitely designed, comfortable, luxurious and has a lovely atmosphere. The big breakfast is great for a hang over! Highly recommended.

Thank Adrian T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had passed this restaurant for a couple of days and were lucky enough to grab a table for the 4 of us. The standard of cooking is excellent - all fresh produce and friendly staff - quick efficient service - reasonably priced too!

Thank Liversalts50
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this restaurant and have missed the food, so was happy to go this evening for great food!! It was a quiet early evening, but didn't stop the brilliant bar and food service. They have started to do little aperitifs at the bar- which...More

1  Thank nicmad1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a busy Italian restaurant with lots of atmosphere. The staff are all so very friendly and the food is first class. We had the early bird menu which was delicious! I had the king prawn linguini with chillis and my partner had the...More

Thank Cheshireoma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a relaxed lunch with a kind and attentive waitress. My husband had a fillet steak that cut like butter. It was cooked blue and was cooked perfectly. It was served with chips. The only disappointment was there was not event a salad garnish...More

Thank barbarajeffs2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building is gorgeous, very unique style and the food is just delicious. It's pretty pricey but they do a good early dinner menu which is very reasonable and just as delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 51
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Clarence Street, Manchester M2 4DW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 835 9860
Less than 10 minutes' walk from the Manchester Arndale shopping centre, Deansgate and Manchester Opera House, Piccolino is a comfortable Italian restaurant in Manchester city centre. Situated on Clarence Street, Piccolino showcases a delicious variety of contemporary and traditional Italian dishes. Prepared in an open kitchen, you can observe the chefs as they create a range of rustic and straightforward Italian dishes using the freshest ingredients. Alongside popular dishes such as risottos, classic pasta options and stone-baked pizzas, the menu also features a succulent selection of meat and fresh fish courses. The Italian cuisine, prime location and friendly ambience all combine to make Piccolino Manchester ideal for an intimate dinner or a business lunch.
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