Dinner in Manchester is synonymous with luxury at the Library

Welcome to The Library, an intimate and unique space created in collaboration with Assouline – iconic French publishers and purveyors of luxury lifestyle. Set within The Edwardian Manchester, The Library is a place where a collection of the finest handcrafted books meets exquisitely designed interiors, bespoke art, comfortable furnishings, and relaxed dining.

Guests are invited to enjoy French-inspired à la carte dining and innovative signature cocktails celebrating Assouline’s “The Impossible Collection”—a true homage to the art of luxury bookmaking and the epitome of Assouline’s ethos.

With luxurious book boutiques in cities such as New York, London, Paris and Dubai, The Library curated by Assouline presents a rare opportunity to browse its exclusive collections in the heart of Manchester.

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Wonderful afternoon tea

Karen D Macclesfield, United Kingdom
  • Reviewed 29 Jan 2023
  • Trip type Friends getaway

We had afternoon tea as a group of 10 at the library on Saturday afternoon. The room was lovely, the choice and quality of food was fabulous (we had both vegetarian and traditional afternoon teas) and the service was excellent thanks to Javan We would all certainly return again and recommend this as a place to go for afternoon tea to others Thank you for making our afternoon an extremely enjoyable one View more

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The Library

The Edwardian Manchester, A Radisson Collection Hotel - The Library curated by Assouline
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Opening hours

  • Dinner: Sunday to Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    *Last orders at 21:45pm

  • Afternoon tea: Thursday and Friday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    *Last orders at 16:15pm

  • Saturday and Sunday 1:00 pm - 4:45 pm

    *Last orders at 16:15pm