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1 The Avenue | Spinningfields, Manchester M41 6GT, England
+44 161 831 0288
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12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Wed 12:00 - 00:00
Thu 12:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 03:00
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An interesting glass structure over one of the entrances covers a stairway leading to the restaurant. If you choose to enter via the other entrance (a bar) the venue has a seaside feel to it which is warm and welcoming, the theme continued into the restaurant below. I had a 15 minute wait and trawled the drinks menu, mostly cocktails.... More 

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Thank Grant V
Stockport, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Was part of a large (15-20) party presented with a set menu at £45 per head. Some of group not fish eaters (allergy) - vegetarian or single dish offering. Food was disappointing- vegetarian sushi was bland bordering tasteless, chicken skewers over cooked and sole offering of duck not to my liking. Accompanying sweet potato mash was under seasoned and watery.... More 

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Thank Paul499520
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I booked for my Step Daughters 21st meal a week previously, on arrival we went downstairs and seemed to walk endlessly without actually being directed to where we needed to be, when I stated we had a booking the hostess (1 of 3) just looked at the screen blankly and said she couldn't find our booking no eye contact nothing... More 

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Thank Nheath1
Manchester, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here for lunch after hearing so much about it. We wouldn't usually spend so much eating out but having come away the. The food: As well as the normal starter, main style food, they offer "tapas" style ordering where you order lots of different little dishes which you can share or have on your own. They are brought... More 

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Thank Hazboz
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On arriving we asked somebody where to go as we hadn't been here before. The boy wasn't too pleasant/polite but did point us in the right direction. When we found the restaurant downstairs - it had quite an odd smell to it but looked lovely! We were greeted near the bar by the hosts who were rather rude and I... More 

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Thank Emily C
London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here on 16 April ended up leaving almost immediately as the smell as we walked down the steps was pretty unpleasant. Opted instead for a visit to Grand Pacific, the new addition to this group!

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Thank BajanSpice
Askam in Furness, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here at the weekend just for drinks and they were amazing, the music was brilliant, the cocktail menu was fab and all the ones we tried were gorgeous, highly recommend this place to anyone that likes cocktails and suggest you try the banana pancake one!

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Thank joanneirving30
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was our first time in Manchester celebrating special occasion. Australasia seemed like a good choice, unfortunately we left extremely disappointed and upset. The good. Beautiful place. Was actually amazed by the decor and location. Very interesting concept. Delicious cocktails and food looked beautiful. The awful. Owners should be mortified by their staff. Been working in hospitality management myself and... More 

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Thank A M
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with my friend's family. table of 7 people. Menu choice were amazing. Sushi rolls were very nice n fresh. well recommended. definetelly will come back when i next come back to Manchester

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Thank mathew0072017
Guernsey
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96 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with friends fantastic meal and staff,defiantly recommended we'll go back wine not the cheapest,but on the whole a very good experience

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$96
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, European, Asian, Australian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
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
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?