Food and Drink

Why not join us at the RNCM for a unique dining experience? Choose from a tasty snack in our Café, a pre-concert bite from the Concert Bar menu, or a three-course meal in our Brodsky restaurant.

Our delicious food is home cooked and locally sourced using the freshest ingredients.

Concert Bar

There’s a great selection of drinks available at our Concert Bar, including wines, spirits, draught beer, lager and award-winning cask ales. We also offer a pre-concert lite-bite menu between 5pm and 7pm every Monday to Saturday (term time only), and we’ll be happy to take your interval drink order before the start of each performance.


Enjoy a wide range of drinks, snacks, sandwiches and delicious cakes from our Café. For summer opening times, please contact Louise North on

Brodsky (open from Monday 18 September)

Named after Adolf Brodsky (1851 – 1929), a former Principal of the Royal Manchester College of Music, our restaurant offers high quality lunch and pre-theatre menus of freshly prepared dishes.

  • Lunch Menu
    Brodsky opens at 11am Monday to Friday (term time only), serving a popular lunch menu between 12pm and 4pm. And if you want to enjoy some music during your afternoon visit, why not check out our lunchtime concert series, which runs on Mondays and Thursdays during term time.
  • Pre-theatre Dining
    Pre-theatre dining is available between 5pm and 7pm every Monday to Saturday (on performance evenings only), with two courses costing just £15.95 and three, £19.95.

To avoid disappointment please reserve your table in advance by calling Louise North on 0161 907 5353. 

Brodsky reopens on Monday 18 September with a brand new menu. For enquiries in the meantime, please contact Louise North on

Please note that Brodsky will be closed for the Christmas break from Sunday 17 December.