Claire Byrne


    An Irish writer with a penchant for cocktails, passion for food and a love of cool bars. 

Ryan Gigg's new bar and restaurant in Worsley

Ryan Gigg's new bar and restaurant in Worsley New bar in Worsley village, George's is a restaurant bar owned by Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs and his childhood friends, Kelvin Gregory and Bernie Taylor. George’s is a dining room first and bar second  with a mouth-watering modern British menu, and... Read more >

The exclusive party club is back

The exclusive party club is back Boutique is back! Manchester's much loved R'n'B, hip hop and good times club has returned to its home off Albert Square. New management, new club nights, the same luxe decor and VIP vibes. With an A-list clientele, flowing Champagne, opulent private booths, bottle service, and a banging roster of... Read more >

January Sales in Manchester

January Sales in Manchester Christmas is over. How tragic is that? Gone is being allowed, nay encouraged, to be hungover at work. Gone is spending the afternoon with your best friends, Bailey's and Celebrations. And gone is that feeling that you're incredibly flush - even though you were digging into your January pay check... Read more >

Tib Street Gem Opens Under New Ownership

Tib Street Gem Opens Under New Ownership The third addition to the House of Adventure Group, Fyg Deli and Wine Bar is an intimate venue nestled between Simple Bar & Kitchen and The Superstore on Tib Street. Sitting nicely within the quirky walls of the Northern Quarter, Fyg will provide a relaxed and homely atmosphere... Read more >

Our Top 5 2014 Nightlife Trend Predictions for Manchester

Our Top 5 2014 Nightlife Trend Predictions for Manchester 2013 was a great year for Manchester nightlife, new cocktail joints set up shop, old favourites re-opened, Deansgate got even more stylish, the Northern Quarter got even cooler, and Media City got, well, media-ier. With bars thriving and business booming, it looks like 2014 is set to be a great... Read more >

A New Artisan Cinema in Spinningfields

A New Artisan Cinema in Spinningfields One of the most stylish bars to open in Manchester this year has ended 2013 with a bang, announcing that it's adding a cinema to its sprawling site. Artisan on the first floor of Tower 12 in Spinningfields' Avenue North, have outlined their plans to move downward, with an extension to the ground... Read more >

Almost Famous Artwork

Almost Famous Artwork If you're one of these disorganised souls who still hasn't sorted your Christmas presents yet. Listen up. Almost Famous are selling some super awesome, super limited edition silkscreen prints today, and the burger buff in your life needs to own one. It's been something of a tumultuous... Read more >

New West Didsbury Eaterie & Bar

New West Didsbury Eaterie & Bar No red carpets. No drum roll fanfares. Volta is a new West Didsbury restaurant bar that will offer chic eats and neighbourhood vibes. With an award winning team behind it, expect great things from Electrik's West Read more >

TV21 NYE Giveaway

TV21 NYE Giveaway TV21 is set to throw one heck of a New Year's Eve party this year, in their fun movie mania bar - we're talking glitter cannons, free shots and epic banter. To add an extra twist to the evening they're going to run a special draw for revellers who buy their tickets in advance on... Read more >

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