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, and includes tea and coffee at the end of your meal.The pre-theatre menu is only available when booked and paid for in advance and it can be booked up to 48 hours before your visit to The Lowry, depending on availability – 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

Lunch 12pm – 2:30pm | Pre-theatre and Early Dinner 5pm – 9:30pm | Dinner 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Drinks 11am – 11pm Sunday - Thursday | 11am - 11pm Friday & Saturday 

Bar Food 12pm – 8pm


Lunch and Early Dinner Menu 

Dinner Menu 

Bar Menu

To find out more about the new restaurant and bar visit our dedicated website here.