Situated just off Deansgate, Grill On The Alley is Manchesters original, upmarket grill house. Owned by the Blackhouse chain, meat sourcing is exceptional with monthly, changing small suppliers offering select UK breeds (such as Belted Galloway steak) as variety for newcomers and regulars alike. The Grill offers a range of traditional meals. Steak is the big draw, of course, but the salads, soups, fresh fish and pies all equal to the meaty mains in quality. Particular highlights include Coronation Hake with Bombay potatoes and a deluxe take on chicken Caesar. The atmosphere is NYC steakhouse with with leather booths, low-slung lighting and live piano accompaniment making this the ideal spot for everything from special occasions to business suppers.