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Grafene Bar Manchester
Grafene Bar Manchester
address55 King Street, Manchester, M2 4LQ
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phone0161 696 9700
opening hoursSun - Thu: 12:00 - 23:00 | Fri - Sat: 12:00 - 01:00

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Grafene Restaurant Manchester
Grafene Manchester

Nearly 10 years ago, Paul and Kathryn Roden opened the four-star Losehill House Hotel and Spa near the village of Hope in the Peak District. In 2016, they decided they wanted to replicate the success and bring those relaxing drinking and dining experiences from the country to the city.

The island bar serves vintage Champagne, local beers and scientifically-inspired cocktails which pay a nod to graphene, the Manchester innovation from which the venue takes its name.

Under the direction of one of the region’s most celebrated mixologists, Bar Manager Asa Cann, formerly of Quill, the creative drinks complement a superb wine list and the introduction into Manchester of the Pommery Champagne label, alongside local artisan craft beers and cocktails.

With private booths and a big bar space, Grafene is a relaxed, unstuffy atmosphere with two intimate private dining areas, which specialise in wine tasting, either as an accompaniment to the daily changing restaurant menu, or as a dedicated activity, tailored to each party.

The interior of the venue is complemented by an al-fresco area on the thoroughfare between King Street and Chapel Walks.

 
Grafene Bar Manchester
 

So why call it Grafene?: “We are inspired by the world’s first 2D material, Graphene, first isolated at Manchester University.

“Grafene is our food and drink interpretation of this exciting new chapter in Manchester’s rich history, and of the excitement and energy there is around its possibilities for science and technology ", said owner Paul Roden.

Grafene's restaurant offers a modern take on fine British dining, offering quality throughout with Executive Chef Darren Goodwin's and head chef Stephen Moore's eclectic menu from breakfast through to dinner comprising a daily changing market-based a la carte, a seven-course taster menu, an Inka Grill menu, small plate options and Afternoon Tea, all sourced from non-GM local or artisan suppliers. An open pastry kitchen in the heart of the restaurant offers a visual and entertaining experience.

But Grafene is anything but formal and you can call in for a relaxed brunch, freshly baked bar snacks whilst catching up with friends or colleagues, or just stop by to try one of the experimental cocktails at the bar.

 
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Grafene Special Offers & Events
Grafene Restaurant Manchester

 

Become a member at Grafene

 

Your Grafene membership card will entitle you to 20% off food and selected drinks when you make a booking online quoting ‘Member 20’

You’ll also recieve 10% off on a walk-in basis when you present your membership card.

Members also have access to the £5 O’Clocktails happy hour offer at anytime throughout the week.

You will also receive priority bookings for special events, wine tastings, cocktail classes and tasting evenings.

 

 

 
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Afternoon Tea for £18.00

Enjoy a traditional Cream Tea, Afternoon Tea or High Tea at Grafene restaurant. You will be treated to a pot of tea of your choice, served with a selection of finger sandwiches, cakes and scones.

Cream Tea for £7.50
Afternoon Tea for £18.00
Afternoon Tea with Champagne for £25

offer termsAvailable: Monday to Sunday 14:00 – 17.00

 

 
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£5 O ' Clocktails

 

It's summer time and the sun is out (hopefully!) so why not enjoy the longer nights with some quality cocktails at Grafene?

Pick up one of their selected summer cocktails for just £5

 

offer termsAvailable: Monday - Sunday: 17:00 - 20:00

NB, offers may not apply during Festive period & Bank Holidays - check with venue before visiting

 
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Grafene Restaurant Offers

Grafene's restaurant offers:

 

7 course Tasting Menu for £60- with optional Wine Flight for £35

Traditional Roast Dinners served all day every Sunday for £15.50ph

 

 
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Wine Tasting £45

 

Discover more about wine at Grafene’s monthly wine tasting evenings!

Every month Grafene hosts a tasting where you can enjoy a three course meal whilst Master of Wine, Miles Corish talks through a selection of five wines he has specifically paired with each dish.

Each events follow a casual format and is incredibly relaxed, making them a great opportunity to catch up with friends whilst getting to know more about the best vineyards and wines from around the world.

A three course meal will be prepared specially for each event by Head Chef Stephen Moore to showcase the many talents in Grafene’s kitchen brigade whilst Miles will host the evening, and most importantly pour the wine!

As well as running his company, Miles is a WSET Educator, has a wine education business, judges at international wine competitions, consults for the off-trade and whenever time allows, returns to the Hunter Valley in Australia to make wine.

Success at WSET Diploma and winning the Champagne Academy Golden Magnum award for best student, proved sufficient encouragement to pursue a long-held ambition to study for the Master of Wine. Happily, this was successfully completed in 2015.

 

offer termsAvailable Wednesday 6th September 19:00 - 22:30

Wednesday 4th October 19:00 - 22:30

Wednesday 6th December 19:00 - 22:30

MenuBook tickets for 6th September here

 
Grafene Restaurant Manchester

 

Pommery Champagne Tasting £45

 

Discover more about wine at Grafene’s monthly wine tasting evenings!

Every month Grafene hosts a tasting where you can enjoy a three course meal whilst Master of Wine, Miles Corish talks through a selection of five wines he has specifically paired with each dish.

Each events follow a casual format and is incredibly relaxed, making them a great opportunity to catch up with friends whilst getting to know more about the best vineyards and wines from around the world.

A three course meal will be prepared specially for each event by Head Chef Stephen Moore to showcase the many talents in Grafene’s kitchen brigade whilst Pommery will host the evening, and most importantly pour the wine!

 

offer termsAvailable 1st November 19:00 - 22:30


 
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Grafene Reviews

"Manchester is the home of Graphene, the two-dimensional, atomic-scale, honey-comb lattice carbon material, which was first isolated at the University of Manchester in 2004. And whilst Paul and Kathryn Roden may not have any relation to the ground-breaking scientists, Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov, their restaurant in the former Brasserie Blanc unit, just off King Street, pays more than a nod to the scientific discovery in not just its name and honey-comb furnishings, but with a playful menu that should keep any lab technician happy." ~ Restaurants Of Manchester, September 2016

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