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Team behind El Gato Negro launching new restaurant focusing on authentic Portuguese food

Team behind El Gato Negro launching new restaurant focusing on authentic Portuguese food It’s safe to say El Gato Negro has won every tapas-loving Mancunian’s heart. Which is good news, because the Spanish restaurant is about to get a sister restaurant hailing from the other part of the Iberian peninsula: Canto, a Portuguese restaurant in Ancoats. Details are thin on the ground at... Read more >

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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

Marco Pierre White to deliver steaks and grills to Canal Street with third English Chophouse restaurant

Marco Pierre White to deliver steaks and grills to Canal Street with third English Chophouse restaurant Marco Pierre White’s restaurant empire continues to grow with the addition of another of his English Chophouse brands. The venue’s been pretty successful elsewhere, with a restaurant in Birmingham and a soon-to-open one in London, with people attracted to the menu’s simplicity and the big... Read more >

Prepare To Get Your Boogie On At This New Norther Quarter Bar

Prepare To Get Your Boogie On At This New Norther Quarter Bar The brainchild of music industry minds Ben Spier and Keith Patterson, this new Northern Quarter bar is set to be the top spot for those looking for some great drinks, great music and great moves. With a bar run by cocktail entrepreneur and master bartender Ben Scorah, and a stripped-back basement... Read more >

The Clink Charity Brings Café Staffed by Ex-Inmates to Manchester's City Centre

The Clink Charity Brings Café Staffed by Ex-Inmates to Manchester's City Centre It's not every day you eat in a café staffed mostly with ex-inmates, but The Clink Café in Manchester looks to be another positive step for prisoners upon release. The Clink, a charity focusing on the rehabilitation of prisoners, has four restaurants located within jails. The Café is an... Read more >

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