Manchester's Oldest Italian who make their very own Limoncello (that you've got to try!)

They take their apertivio, digestivo, signature and classics very seriously!

By Ciara Martin | Last updated 3 March 2020

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There’s nothing like an original. Known for its fantastic selection of authentic Italian food and second-to-none service, Don Giovanni has been providing Manchester with authentic Italian cuisine for over 30 years. Their menu is trustworthy, with each dish created with passion by their talented chefs.

Don Giovanni also offers up a delicious and extensive menu of true Italian drinks – including their famed homemade Limoncello!

The perfect precursor to the classic Italian dishes, their apertivio’s are well-balanced and each has varying hints of bitterness – designed to stimulate the appetite and open up the palate.

The real showstoppers, however, are the stunning Don Giovanni cocktails, each designed and created with artistry and finesse.

The cocktail menu changes seasonally – with each drink inspired by an Italian classic (but with a modern twist).

Take, for example, the Touch of Red – an elegant combination of Stolichnaya vodka with fresh strawberries, elderflower liqueur, vanilla sugar and a sweet sparkling wine (for a fizzy twist on a delicious digestivo cocktail).

You can never go wrong with a Bellini too – and the one at Don Giovanni keeps things textbook with peach puree, cherry and Prosecco in true Venitian style.

If you can’t choose between a cocktail and a dessert, you will find middle ground with the sumptuous Lemon III Ways which is a delightful concoction of fresh lemon meringue foam, vodka, sweet homemade limoncello, hazelnut liqueur & fresh lemon juice. A dessert in a glass and a sweet taste of Italy.

They also offer a pre-theatre menu which is designed to be light, refreshing and simple! (the perfect drink to wind down after work or enjoy before a show).

Each is a masterclass in attention, flavour and flair from the talented Don Giovanni bar team. Whether you’re after a quick after-work tipple, a delicious cocktail to start your meal or something dark and delicious to finish on, you are completely covered with the drinks offering at Don Giovanni.

Get yourself down at your earliest convenience and give these authentic Italian drinks a try!


Cocktails at Don Giovanni

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Don Giovanni, Peter House, 1-2 Oxford St, Manchester M1 5AN
0161 228 2482