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

Whether it’s a relaxed lunch or dinner out, Pier Eight offers a perfect combination of exceptional service, fantastic seasonally inspired contemporary British dishes and phenomenal views. With lunch served between 12pm and 2:30pm, early dinner served between 5pm and 6:30pm and our full dinner menu served between 6:30pm and 9:30pm, 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 for drinks from 12 noon until post-show, seven days a week.

Lunch menus in both the bar and restaurant are served from 12 noon until 2.30pm Mon to Fri and all-day Sat and Sun. Dinner is served between 5pm and 7pm Sun to Wed and from 5pm until 9.30pm Thurs to Sat.

On the rare occasion when there is no show in all three of our theatres the bar will close at 5pm Sun to Wed and at midnight Thurs to Sat. Lunch menus will still be available in both the bar and restaurant from 12 noon until 2.30pm seven days a week. Dinner will be available in both the bar and restaurant Thurs to Sat from 5pm until 9.30pm.

Pier Eight will also be open on all Manchester United home match days.

Pier Eight Desserts from Manchester Confidential on Vimeo.


Find our menus on the Pier Eight website here

Kids Menu