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Beatnikz Republic Brewing Co find permanent venue in a listed building and boasting 16 pumps

Beatnikz Republic Brewing Co find permanent venue in a listed building and boasting 16 pumps Beatnikz Republic Brewing Co have been hitting a bit of trouble when it comes to locking down a permanent venue, but they’ve finally got some luck. The independent brewers are moving into Dale House in the Northern Quarter, bringing their craft beer to the listed building and sharing an entrance... Read more >

Wine, dine and shop 'til you drop in a shipping container at Hatch

Wine, dine and shop 'til you drop in a shipping container at Hatch Find Manchester's finest street food traders in shipping containers at Hatch.  Say hello to Hatch: the new home of street food. Situated under the Mancunian Way on Oxford Road, the arrival of the giant shipping container collective brings an ever-changing roster of street food traders, unique... Read more >

Looking for a cardboard cut out of Ainsley Harriott? We tried Bongo's Bingo

Looking for a cardboard cut out of Ainsley Harriott? We tried Bongo's Bingo Leave nan at home, Bongo's Bingo is the ultimate in number dabbing. It’s simple maths: if you put enough minuses together, you get a positive. Now consider all the ways in which the premise of Bongo’s Bingo could put you off. Namely the bingo, which is more associated with purple rinses and... Read more >

We Tried The Gin Masterclass At Alston Bar & Beef

We Tried The Gin Masterclass At Alston Bar & Beef Alston Bar and Beef Gin Experience will make you a pro in all things juniper-based. Gin is very much the in thing these days. Whether served up infused with rhubarb, doubled in strength or masquerading as unicorn tears, new ways to experience gin are cropping up countrywide. Alston Bar &... Read more >

There's A Vegan Tasting Menu Coming To Cottonopolis Next Week

There's A Vegan Tasting Menu Coming To Cottonopolis Next Week Potty for plant-based: Cottonopolis will host a eight-course vegan tasting menu for one evening next week. Plant-based Mancunians rejoice, as Cottonopolis has announced that its next vegan kitchen takeover will be kicking off on April 30th. This one-night only event sees head chef Joe Grant... Read more >

We Tried The New Kahlúa Brunch Club

We Tried The New Kahlúa Brunch Club Coffee and alcohol - why didn't we think of it sooner for brunch in Manchester? Brunch. Everyone’s favourite excuse to crack open the alcohol early. Who cares if it’s 5PM anywhere, when your boozy breakfast comes with a side of smashed avocado, after all? There are certain unwritten rules... Read more >

Thomas Dakin Gin To Open City Centre Distillery

Thomas Dakin Gin To Open City Centre Distillery One of Manchester's oldest gin brands will be opening a new venue in the heart of the city next year. Due to welcome in its first customers in Spring 2019, the Thomas Dakin Distillery will feature two floors of gin-based drinking and activities, including a gin academy and visitor experience where... Read more >

Cooking Up Meth - We Took The Breaking Bad-Themed RV For A Spin

Cooking Up Meth - We Took The Breaking Bad-Themed RV For A Spin Inspired by the iconic show, ABQ is the hottest pop-up ticket in Manchester. The ABQ Pop Up Experience, located at MediaCityUK, didn’t so much as pop up but roll up. Located in an RV and based on the hit series Breaking Bad, this event promised lawlessness in spades. The only rules? Don’t... Read more >

Two-floor Bar and On-site Brewing Facility Are BrewDog's Plans for Manchester Venue

Two-floor Bar and On-site Brewing Facility Are BrewDog's Plans for Manchester Venue   BrewPub by Brewdog coming to Manchester. The "punk" brewers, BrewDog are currently in the process of opening up a second BrewPub venue, this time in Manchester. If all goes to plan, the crowdfunded company could have its second venue welcoming guests through its doors at the University Green... Read more >

Rudy's Pizza Is Coming To Peter Street This Month

Rudy's Pizza Is Coming To Peter Street This Month After nearly three years of success with their Ancoats restaurant, Neapolitan pizzeria Rudy's will be opening their second location on Peter Street. Happily ensconced between Brewdog and Albert Hall, the renowned dough throwers will be bringing their delicious oven-baked pizzas to the masses as... Read more >

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