Budget Dinner and Drinks

There's nothing quite like treating yourself and someone else to lunch. Whether you're catching up with friends, spoiling Mum with a delicious meal or impressing a date, it's one of life's little luxuries. Sadly we can't all splash out on champagne and nab the hottest reservations in town when the mood takes us, so we've found some trendy, tasty and thrifty dinner spots to suit every occasion without breaking the bank.




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Head on down to Black Dog for one of the most affordable meals in Manchester. You won't need to pay through the nose for it thanks to a hearty and glorious selection of pizzas, burgers, more-ish bites and more at this New Wakefield Favourite.

Another top choice for a a cheap dinner in Mancherster, Revolution offers regular deals  off main meals, pizza, burgers and sandwiches. Pop down between the hours of 5-8pm for another amazing offer of 2-4-1 on Revolution's own cocktail creations. If you like it hot, try The Vodka Burger, topped with chilli vodka infused salsa, cheese and jalapenos, or tuck into some of the best American style pizzas in the city.

While Revolution Parsonage Gardens is known for its cheap drinks and food, it certainly doesn't feel that way. You can drink a deliciously wide range of vodka cocktails and shots, all while listening to amazing tunes till the early hours of the morning – but all for discounted prices. And there's a wide range of great food options should you feel a bit peckish too.

Bump up your show ticket for a cheeky tenner on Thursdays or £14 on a weekend and dine in The Comedy Store restaurant with a 2 course meal. There's no need to go hungry at this comedy fest with plenty of delicious nosh and drinks to be had. Tuck into the latest, greatest comedy names with seats to their stand-up sessions and make a night out of it in their restaurant. 

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This sleek interior may not seem like a budget option in Manchester, but that's the best part - get the stylish surrounds and the top-notch quality of great food and tasty tipples for reasonable prices. With a fabulous deal on meals, 2 mains for just £9.95 all day Monday-Friday, and great Happy Hours alongside, save some dollar without sacrificing the quality.