It’s hard to believe the legend that is the Hard Rock Cafe only began in the 70s – it seems it’s been part of the fabric of the restaurant scene forever. I guess that just goes to show how many satisfi ed customers have come in and out of its doors over the years, relishing the all-American experience it provides.
The Manchester Cafe in the heart of the city centre is the largest Hard Rock in the UK, showcasing an awe-inspiring collection of rock memorabilia. Priceless pieces from legends including The Beatles, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Oasis and Elvis Presley grace the Cafe walls, along with more contemporary items including stage costumes worn by Natasha Bedingfi eld and the Arctic Monkeys. And so to the menu… Hard Rock Cafe believe in sticking to what they do best – the American classics, with a few surprises thrown in for good measure. The most popular starters include tasty Hard Rock nachos big enough to share, succulent hickory-smoked chicken wings and Tupelo chicken. Follow on with a plate of sizzling fajitas, a 21-day-aged New York strip steak or succulent grilled salmon.All this before even mentioning the vast selection of legendary 10oz burgers and tasty delights coming to your plate from the smokehouse – enough to satisfy even the hungriest of rockers.
All of the food is freshly prepared in-house to order, so you know you’re getting nothing but the best, and there is a great selection of vegetarian and salad options if meat is not your thing. Finish your meal with a naughty hot fudge brownie sundae or a wonderfully thick shake, and you are sure to be one satisfi ed diner. Drinks-wise, the options are extensive and wide-ranging – choose from a selection of over 150 alcoholic or virgin cocktails or from a large array of beers, wines and spirits from around the world. So if you’re out shopping, meeting friends, off to a concert or visiting Manchester for the fi rst time, get down to the Hard Rock Cafe for an authentic experience that rocks.