Pier Eight is The Lowry’s brand new restaurant and bar. With its stunning waterside setting overlooking Salford Quays and the Manchester Ship Canal, it’s the perfect venue for a relaxed lunch, delicious pre-show meal or dinner out.

The stylish yet informal atmosphere is matched with exceptional service and fresh, seasonal and contemporary British dishes.



“Fabulous...a dining experience that is both high quality and value for money…it ’s a whole new world” – GinFuelledBlueStocking.co.uk

“An unexpected gem...loved it ” – @ThingsToDoInMcr

Pier Eight is perfect for a lunchtime gossip, a satisfying bite before the film starts, date night, a birthday treat or dinner with a friend or five.

If you are coming to a show at The Lowry, why not take advantage of our wonderful pre-theatre dinner offer at Pier Eight? For just £22 for two courses or £27 for three courses, our pre-theatre dinner offer is available on most productions at The Lowry. Just go here to book your table now. Please note that some dishes on our pre-theatre menu carry supplements. 


With a fantastic range of gins, whiskeys, cask ales, wines and cocktails, Pier Eight bar is the perfect place for a drink and bite to eat whatever you’re after – whether it’s a Ploughman’s and a pint or a soup and a sherry. 

Opening Times

Pier Eight is open from 12pm until late Thursday to Saturday, and 12pm until 5pm on Sunday.

It is also open pre-show for food and drink. 

Pier Eight Desserts from Manchester Confidential on Vimeo.


Find our menus on the Pier Eight website here

Kids Menu