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Australasia

1 The Avenue | Spinningfields, Manchester M41 6GT, England
+44 161 831 0288
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (313 reviews)
“black cod” (72 reviews)
“teriyaki beef” (59 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Sushi, European, Asian, Australian, Japanese, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Value
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LOCATION
1 The Avenue | Spinningfields, Manchester M41 6GT, England
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Reviews (3,294)
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Reviewed yesterday

Great food, service and now with the added outdoor seating. Dips and sauces that come with the food are a must. For beer drinkers the Stone & Wood Pacific Ale is fabulous and also is the Coopers Pale Ale.

Thank Pete092012
Reviewed yesterday

4 of us went here for dinner we stumbled on it by accident while in Manchester on business. The whole idea of the place is great the bar which beach or tiki themed is up stairs while the actual restaurant is sub terrainian We all...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wow loved the evening here - such an amazing experience. Fantastic cocktails, all the food was outstanding - I had various sushi platters and 5* desserts - I will be taking clients here again as lovely dinner and waiters were so well trained and professional...More

Thank Odette R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner here last week and everything about the experience was excellent. We tried a variety of dishes, all of which were very nice. I particularly like the Seabass and Lamb. Well worth a visit although the bar upstairs wasn't amazing.

Thank Daniel T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited last night and me and my partner both ordered a double g&t. One with Tanqueray 10 and one with Monkey 47. £28.70 for the pair - outrageous,but yes I accept we are in Manchester. However, they had both been made with flat Britvic...More

Thank Beth R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Since moving to Manchester I have been intrigued by the glass pyramid in Spinningfields. Several months back we made a booking for a Friday night, as Australasia gets booked up very fast. On arrival, the restaurant was very quiet, despite online it saying the restaurant...More

Thank Cressie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I just love this restaurant. The menu is exciting, interesting with something for everyone. The pricing is more than reasonable to the quality food and the opportunity to try unusual dishes. The atmosphere is cam, quiet and efficient you feel as though you have been...More

Thank Cherry G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Seriously let down by this restaurant. It seems to be losing it's grip and doesn't feel or act as professionally as it has in the past. However no idea is what the food is like now as didn't get a chance to eat. We'd booked...More

1  Thank Reebi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the atmosphere, the drinks, the food and the staff! This is my favourite place in Manchester!!!

Thank Celine G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cocktails are ok but the drinks were served with far too much ice and virtually had no alcohol in. Friend had to ask what measure had been used. Also on the night we were in - bar service slow and you have to wait at...More

Thank Peche05
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Gghruabruial
Do you have to book if you are just going to use the bar?
21 January 2017|
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Response from Ramborambo1964 | Reviewed this property |
No just Ho in for a drink it's fine
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Amydickinsonx
Thinking about dining for dinner for our 5th anniversary, what is the dress code? We will be going Friday evening. Heard it is really nice inside want it to be special Thankyou
4 January 2017|
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Response from Ramborambo1964 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just gone on line ,what you are comfy in there quite ok as long as not trainers and base ball hat lol (stunning food )
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sambrewster
Hi there- reading the reviews and I see that portions are small-we are visiting tkmorrow night and just wondered what would be an adequate amount of dishes to choose for 2? Thank you
11 August 2016|
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Response from Nicola F | Reviewed this property |
We ordered 7/8 dishes between the 2 of us although mainly fish dishes so quite light.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$19 - US$95
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 03:00
Saturday
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 The Avenue | Spinningfields, Manchester M41 6GT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 831 0288
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Description
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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