By Daniel Hopkinson 

There is nothing better than spending your weekend evenings at a top end restaurant with family or friends.

We have produced a list of the best-rated restaurants, according to TripAdvisor, in and around the Trafford area for you to try, in no particular order.

Let us know if your favourite restaurants appear in our list and let us know if we’ve missed your favourites in the comments below.

Table 10, 10 Northenden road Sale M33 3BR

Rating 4.5 from 257 Reviews

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This restaurant is in the heart of Sale, and only uses premium produce and ingredients as they pride themselves on the quality of their dishes and gives visitors international inspired dishes to try.

The owners of Table 10 enjoy changing the menu frequently to give visitors a taste of different cuisines. As they “have a passion for fine food.”

Fat Loaf, 62-64 Green Lane, Sale, M33 5PG

Rating 4.5 from 233 Reviews

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A community loved restaurant in the Sale and Manchester area, known for serving local produce and affordable prices, The Fat Loaf restaurant in a true little gem of a restaurant.

This restaurant has an open kitchen, so customers can interact with the chef, and even pick up some tips and recipes to use at home. With local parking can be found all through the village with a large car park at the pub opposite

“The Fat Loaf makes eating out affordable enough to become a weekday habit… not just a weekend treat.”

The Boathouse, Rifle Road Sale Water Park, Sale M33 2LX

Rating 4 from 440 Reviews

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Based on the edge of the Sale Water Park, customers can eat and overlook the beautiful and majestic views of the Water Park. The restaurant is open all day and is suitable to all food needs.

Function rooms and an outside bar is available to hire at this restaurant as well for private parties and corporate events, with food from the restaurant including in bookings.

Chez Nous Bistro, 179 Marsland Road, Sale M33 3ND

Rating 4.5 from 332 Reviews

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This suburban restaurant, with an urban attitude serves a modern British cuisine with a hint of international food. The bistro has a passion for serving local, seasonal and sustainable produce, and support the local suppliers of their community.

Chez Nous Bistro is open every day for lunch and dinner and have a perfect setting for sociable dining as well as an outdoor area at the front of the restaurant and a glass-roofed courtyard at the back, so the weather isn’t a problem when dining here.

The Medis Bar and Grill, 25-29 Station Road, Urmston M41 9JG

Rating 4 from 492 Reviews

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A family run restaurant gives customers the taste of the Med. It is newly refurbished from the old Station Bar and Grill and is placed in the middle of Urmston.

This place offers a taste of the Mediterranean as well as a Steakhouse, with an impressive and long Wine and cocktail menus to accompany the food. Entertainment is provided as they offer tribute nights and other great events so families can enjoy themselves.

The Perfect Match, 103 Cross Street, Sale, M33 7JN

Rating 5 from 37 Reviews

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Owned by a couple born in Italy, The Perfect Match is a restaurant and bar offering British/European food with a hand-picked selection of wines and drinks chosen to complement each dish perfectly.

The name was created by the owners, who both share a passion for food and drinks, believe that great food deserves just the right accompaniment.

One TripAdvisor review stated “Best restaurant in Sale”

Porta, 50 Greenwood Street, Altrincham WA14 1RZ

Rating 4.5 from 183 Reviews

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Porta is a relaxed, totally informal environment inspired by the tiniest independent tapas bars of Barcelona and Madrid. Lots of bar stools and casual tables create a busy, buzzing atmosphere.

The first ‘Porta’ was opened in Chester in 2012 by restaurateur brothers, the one in the market town of Altrincham, Greater Manchester, opposite the bustling market hall opened in 2016.

The menu is enthusiastically Iberian, representing many tapas bar classics.

Bistrot Pierre, 63 George Street, Altrincham WA14 1RJ

Rating 4 from 562 Reviews

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Bistrot Pierre’s is great value French cooking and seasonal menus. It is a combination of French Bistrot classics such as steak-frites, boeuf bourguignon and their own take on regional favourites such as tarte flambée.

This French restaurant also won the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence in 2014.

The Belmore, 143 Brooklands Road, Sale M33 3QN

Rating 3.5 from 216 Reviews

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This restaurant serves great British pub food daily, from breakfast through to dinner, and the bar offers a fine range of JW Lees cask ales, quality spirits and wines.

The Belmore at Sale offers a new dining experience in their new restaurant and stylish drinking areas both indoors and outdoors.