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The Laundrette First Street - Manchester Bar Review

The Laundrette First Street - Manchester Bar Review With Laundrette in Chorlton now an established haunt amongst the young and trendy, it was high time we cleaned up our act and paid its younger, city-centre sibling a visit. The Venue Don’t be fooled, The Laundrette looks nothing like what it says on the box. In fact, with the sticky... Read more >

We tried out the new Alchemist in MediaCityUK. Here's how we got on.

We tried out the new Alchemist in MediaCityUK. Here's how we got on. Opening its doors just last week, The Alchemist at MediaCityUK is already a huge hit. The venue overlooks the historic Manchester Ship Canal and is neighboured by some of the biggest names in the media industry, including the BBC, ITV and Coronation Street. With a menu full of delicious food and a... Read more >

We tried out the ‘Bubbles and Berries’ 5-course cocktail progression at Cloud 23

We tried out the ‘Bubbles and Berries’ 5-course cocktail progression at Cloud 23 Cloud 23's new cocktail progression hits the spot.  Manchester’s sky-high champagne and cocktail bar? It promises ‘indulgence, elegance and opulence’, served up alongside iconic 23rd floor panoramic views. So, when I heard about Cloud 23’s new progression menu,... Read more >

Impossible - Manchester Restaurant Review

Impossible - Manchester Restaurant Review Manchester has got street cred and soul in abundance. It’s one of the coolest cities in the north, and just when you think it can’t get any cooler, it goes and cuts the ribbon on brand new Peter Street venue: Impossible Manchester. As a former student at the University of Manchester, I... Read more >

The Grill on the Alley - Manchester Restaurant Review

The Grill on the Alley - Manchester Restaurant Review There are two types of people in life; just as you can divide the population between Marmite haters and Marmite lovers, you can split the world by their views on steak. For some the idea of munching on a thick slab of steak is primal and animalistic, while for others, there’s no greater... Read more >

Cabana - Manchester Restaurant Reviews

Cabana - Manchester Restaurant Reviews While I’ve munched my way through more than my fair share of nachos and slurped inordinate amount of margaritas, Mexico is as far south that I’ve been in my American-style eating adventures in the UK. With ten restaurants across the UK, Cabana is aiming to change that; with a Brasilian... Read more >

Waygu beef, bottomless drinks and poached eggs? We try out the Cottonopolis brunch

Waygu beef, bottomless drinks and poached eggs? We try out the Cottonopolis brunch Bottomless brunch is really taking off. Firmly established as a Sunday staple for groups of mates down in London, Manchester has now caught up, and establishments offering bottomless brunch are blossoming everywhere. Latest to join the party is the NQ gem, Cottonopolis. So I took a pal of mine... Read more >

Grand Pacific - Manchester Restaurant Bar Review

Grand Pacific - Manchester Restaurant Bar Review When we heard that one of Manchester’s most famous and fine old haunts was opening as the new home of Grand Pacific restaurant bar, we just had to have a gander at the menu and interiors alike, darling. The Venue Originally the home of the Manchester Reform Club in the 19th Century,... Read more >

We tried out Manchester's Crystal Maze for ourselves...what was the verdict?

We tried out Manchester's Crystal Maze for ourselves...what was the verdict? Prior to a few weeks ago, we Northerners had it rough. We’d begrudgingly listen to our jammy Southern friends gloat about their trips to the Crystal Maze down London-way. “What about us?” we’d moan. And then it happened: the Crystal Maze was opened up North and all was... Read more >

Iberica Spinningfields - Manchester Restaurant Review

Iberica Spinningfields - Manchester Restaurant Review Now over two years since Iberica graced the streets of Spinningfields, we went along to sample what is now reputed as one of Manchester’s top spots for tapas on a cold yet cosy night in February. The Venue and Atmosphere This place is fancy. There’s good reason Iberica is a hit... Read more >

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