Whether you're a longtime lager lover or an admirer of ale, find yourself something new to slurp at one of Manchester's top craft beer spots. Promising shabby chic decor, hearty meals and plenty of pints, these dens are perfect for riding out even the most miserable weather.
Top Events this Winter in Manchester
Don't think that Manchester are denizens of the dark and damp, even a little snow and drizzle can't put this city off from having a dapper time. From Scandi-themed pop-up romps and cosy fireplace pubs to sought-after winter parties and eccentric events, don't let December, January and February get you down. Check out our recommendations for the hottest things happening this season in the city.
Work for your cocktails this winter in Manchester with this treasure trove of secret bars scattered about the city. Hidden behind washing machines, shop fronts and in basements, this fun selection is worth the hunt.
'Tis the season for lazy weekends, hearty dinners, and plenty of tatties. Head to one of these Sunday roast spots for Yorkshire pubs, lashings of gravy, juicy meats, vegan alternatives, and warming interiors by the bucket-load.
Looking to really take your Christmas dinner to the next level? With have the answer, friends, and it's called fondue. We've rounded up 5 of the best in the city; from a chocolate one at The Refuge to Bøck Bière Café's pigs in blankets, honey-roasted tatties and beef brisket.
It's tempting to hide under the duvet for the entirety of December, January and February but YES is on hand to coax us out of bed. With a slick choice of unusual and interesting independent films, watching movies on your laptop will never be the same.
Not only is Mana one of the most talked-about restaurants in Manchester, but the Ancoats favourite has now pipped all other spots to gain the city's first Michelin star in more than 40 years. If there was ever a time to try chef Simon Martin's award-winning menu, it's now.