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The coolest places to eat in Manchester

If being seen eating is your thing, be seen in one of these places...

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The best craft beer bar crawl in the UK? Here's our new favourite five...

Neil Sowerby reckons Piccadilly/Northern Quarter has the best craft beer crawl in the land. And...

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Vanitas - Manchester Hall's new 400-capacity bar is a whopper

Vanitas will join Dishoom, Masons and Honest Burgers in the city's old Freemasons Hall

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8 of the best non-blingy bars and restaurants in Cheshire

Travel writer Helen Warwick shares some of her favourite swank-free spots

Manchester's top 30 eating out offers: November 2018

From half price grub to BOGOF sundaes, make it a November to remember

2018 11 09 Festive Bake Inside

The Great Manchester Festive Bake-off: Beastro vs Greggs

How does a proper homemade Bestive Fake compare against the popular Festive Bake?

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‘A cast as red hot as its namesake shoes’ - Kinky Boots, Opera House, reviewed

Vicky Smith enjoys this glittering cockle-warmer…despite the lazy ending

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Have a Buon Anno at Don Giovanni

See in the new year with a sparkling set menu

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Behind the stills at Nicholas James Gin

Salford distiller Nicholas McCance gives us the lowdown on local gin

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Miracle on First Street: Simon Wood's Christmas menu

This is why we're going to WOOD for our Xmas lunch...

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Is this the most Christmassy restaurant in Manchester?

Nowhere does festive feels quite like this place

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Reviews

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'Well worth a schlepp across town' - Gordo reviews Trove, Ancoats

Can the artisan Levenshulme bakery carve out a place amongst all the new opening noise...

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'This is a genuine one off' - Jandol, Levenshulme, reviewed

Ruth Allan picks her way through the best of this eccentric Lebanese restaurant

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'This is focus grouped fusion food' - Peter Street Kitchen, Radisson Edwardian, reviewed

Radisson's slick new Japanese-Mexican restaurant is for those with tastebuds as bombproof as their expense...

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‘For people who like to argue about food’ - Mana, Ancoats, reviewed

Deanna Thomas gets stuck into reindeer moss…which gets stuck into her teeth

Sleuth

Sleuth is a sideways glance at the city each week. It's the truth, but Sleuth's truth...

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Sleuth - arresting Chinese philosophers, bad accents and g-strings

Week 45: in which Sleuth shows off his underbants

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Sleuth - Homeless problem solved, Mexicanese confusion and the most remarkable pub sentence ever

Week 44: in which Sleuth recalls terrible moments while drunk

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Sleuth - Deansgate Monsters, Traffic chaos, Peaky Blinders, Mancunianitis

Week 42: plus the droopiest veg of the week

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Code of Conduct: how to behave in... Piccadilly Gardens

The council has issued a new set of rules for Manchester's busiest square. Sleuth lists...

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This is Manchester: 99 photos from the 1970s

Abandoned stations, vast housing blocks and the birth of a city centre monster - a...

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Beyond the city: how to spend a weekend in… Chorlton

Carolyn Yates continues her tour around the urban environs of the city - this time...

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Get schooled: 20 ways to make your life more interesting (in Manchester)

From wakeboarding to pottery and even hacking, it’s never too late to learn something new...

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Manchester's most unusual structures: part one

Jonathan Schofield takes a starter for five with some odd and unique buildings

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Confidential Eats: New Smithfield – inside Manchester’s midnight market

While most of us sleep, this lot are bartering, buying, selling and telling lies to...

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Video: Take a look inside the Mackie Mayor - Northern Quarter's new food hall

The grade II listed former meat market's transformation into trendy food haven is complete... and...

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Confidential Eats: an alternative guide to Manchester's Curry Mile

We head off on a kebab pilgrimage to Rusholme with DJ Luke 'Kebab Man' Unabomber

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Jianbing - the Chinese crepe causing queues in Piccadilly Gardens

Crowds of hungry punters are gathering daily outside this converted ice cream hut. Here's why...

Travel

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Does bad weather have to spoil a family trip to Wales?

Deanna Thomas takes the family to Macdonald Plas Talgarth Resort on a VERY rainy weekend

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Eagles Villas – luxury Greek lodgings with Godlike views

The temptation was to never stray from Eagles Villas, a recent extension of the perennially...

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Cape Cod and Nantucket – the New England of your dreams

It was back in the Sixties that Provincetown, a remote, predominantly Portuguese fishing hamlet first...

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The cream of Bristol? Go with the flow

Bristol attractions are not just centred on engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel and explorer John Cabot...

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