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New Blues bar by people behind Crazy Pedro's delivers bourbon, live music and 10p chicken wings

New Blues bar by people behind Crazy Pedro's delivers bourbon, live music and 10p chicken wings According to the owners, Bunny Jackson takes his name from an 80-year-old man in New Orleans with one leg, one eye, no teeth and a harmonica who used to run the old Juke joints. This might be untrue – but who even cares anyway. The name channels the attitude of the bar, which is eccentric,... Read more >

Naughty health-conscious eatery Love Thy Neighbour to open in Chorlton

Naughty health-conscious eatery Love Thy Neighbour to open in Chorlton If you’re a healthy gym-goer when the sun’s up and a ‘how did I drink so much whiskey last night’ when it’s the moon’s turn, it looks like you’ve found your new favourite eatery in Chorlton. Love Thy Neighbour is the brand’s second venue, after its success in Liverpool, and offers... Read more >

New restaurant and wine bar opens in The Range serving British small plates

New restaurant and wine bar opens in The Range serving British small plates While it may be in the new urban golf lounge, The Range, AND have a golf-related name, Albatross and Arnold is steering clear of any such gimmicks and games. The new wine bar and small plates restaurant is instead delivering up spades of style with art deco furniture and a British menu; the... Read more >

New Northern Quarter private members' bar judges your Instagram before you're let in

New Northern Quarter private members' bar judges your Instagram before you're let in Private members’ clubs are always a bit exciting because it feels like you’re joining the Stonemasons or Illuminati or whatever. And while some clubs require you to hold some sort of position of power, The Daisy is playing a different game: they need to assess your Instagram by following their... Read more >

An Immersive Love Actually Cinema Is Coming To Manchester

An Immersive Love Actually Cinema Is Coming To Manchester Fans of Richard Curtis' classic Christmas film can enjoy an immersive screening this December. An immersive screening of one of the most feelgood festive films is coming to Manchester's Mayfield Depot next month. Love Actually will once again grace the big screen at this pop up cinema experience... Read more >

Famous London Indian restaurant Dishoom to open in Grade II-listed Manchester Hall

Famous London Indian restaurant Dishoom to open in Grade II-listed Manchester Hall Dishoom is kind of a big deal down south. People actually queue up to get the food across the sites in London and Edinburgh, so it seems like it’s time for the Northern Powerhouse to see what all the fuss is about. Inspired by Bombay’s old Irani cafes, the Indian restaurant chain plans to set... Read more >

Restaurant With Hidden Courtyard Coming To The Northern Quarter

Restaurant With Hidden Courtyard Coming To The Northern Quarter The Patron is the latest venture from the team at Hatters Hostel who previously launched Northern Quarter brunch spot West Corner. Alongside a globally-inspired menu that mixes traditional Middle-Eastern and Persian cuisine with British classics and local craft beers, The Patron also features a... Read more >

New Chorlton bar has more than 60 varieties of whisky

New Chorlton bar has more than 60 varieties of whisky Chorlton is quickly becoming Manchester's hottest area with its variety of great bars and pubs. It's now adding another star spot to its selection with the opening of Cask and Kiln, a dedicated whisky and beer bar. That's not all this stripped-back spot serves, however, it also has a choice of 15... Read more >

This Christmas forest wonderland is coming to Manchester with tipis, live music and a hot tub

This Christmas forest wonderland is coming to Manchester with tipis, live music and a hot tub A magical forest, hidden away in the city. What’s more magical than Christmas: laughing children, presents for all, drinking Advocaat for the first and only time that year; nothing quite tops it. Well, how about an actual magical forest wonderland filled with snow and tipis outside Old... Read more >

Stop everything! You can eat Roast Dinner Fondue in Manchester

Stop everything! You can eat Roast Dinner Fondue in Manchester This makes us feel a lot less burnt after we fell for that Gravy Bar April Fool's Joke this year... There’s a lot of hostility between the North and the South and I’ve been thinking a lot about how to bridge that gap. While we can do nothing about the fact that sausage rolls cost over £2 in... Read more >

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