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A Smashed Patty At Whats Your Beef In Manchester

This is what goes into a proper good burger

According to three notable Manchester burger vendors

Engels In Manchester

The Visit: In search of Friedrich Engels on his birthday

Ahead of Engels' birthday tour Jonathan Schofield explores sites associated with the celebrated Communist

Header Ls Lowry Going To The Match Painting The Lowry 2022

It's coming home: L.S Lowry painting gains a permanent spot at namesake Salford venue

Going To The Match is going to The Lowry

Latest Manchester
stories

Another Hand Supper Club 12 Of 60

Another Hand makes the Michelin Guide

The accolades keep coming for the talented team at the Deansgate Mews casual bistro

Oldham Coliseum Independent Theatres In Manchester 2022

Go Fund Me: Arts Council England cut funding for major Manchester theatres

The show must go on, but with a significant lack of funding

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Been there, got the mug: 12 alternatives to Manchester's Xmas Markets

Fancy a change from your usual meet-up at the Christmas markets? Try these for a...

Manchester Christmas Markets Festive Things To Do In Manchester Decmeber 2022

Confidential's big fat Christmas round-up of the year

If they don't know its Christmas time at all, then they're definitely about to

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This City: Tower of Light wins, 18-storey pool and bloody Bridgewater Way cycle lanes

Jonathan Schofield takes a monthly look at property and landscape stories involving Greater Manchester

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Pioneer Quay, where cans of Stella Artois go to die

Jonathan Schofield and a "result" from Transport for Greater Manchester

Jai Redman’S Head Of Engels As A Climbing Wall At The University Of Salford

Germany responds: Jürgen says "thank you" to Manchester

We recently wrote about some Mancunians helping a stricken German: well he's written back, and...

Kindness Of Strangers In Manchester On Dale Street 2

'The kindness of strangers': a Manchester story

Jonathan Schofield, German guests and an everyday moment of magic

Manchester restaurant
reviews

Gooey Bakery And Cafe High Street The Northern Quarter Review 2022

'I feel like I'm on vibrate' - Gooey bakery and café, reviewed

Ellie-Jo tries giant toast and sticky toffee cookies at Gooey’s permanent caff

Exterior Of The Old Hall Inn Chinley

'A waterfall of silky gravy' - The Old Hall Inn, Chinley, reviewed

When we told Sophie to take a hike, we didn't think she'd take it so...

Lucky Ramen At Mule Exterior Blossom Street Ancoats Restaurant 2022

'You can almost see your face in the yolky shine' - Lucky Ramen at Mule, Ancoats, reviewed

Ellie-Jo stops at Mule for noods, beans and a fragrant tuna roll

The Front Of The Butcher In The Arndale Manchester

‘Welcome to burgerspoons’ - The Butcher, Manchester Arndale, reviewed

Davey Brett goes for a burger next to The Cube

Dokes Exterior

'Trying and succeeding to do things differently' - Dokes Pizzeria, Prestwich, reviewed

Chris Taylor finds his new favourite pizza place in Prestwich

Yum Cha Restaurant Kampus Exterior

'Should come with an addictive substances warning' - Yum Cha, Kampus, reviewed

Anja Madhvani dives into a dim sum banquet from the newest dumpling dealer in town

The Exterior Of Hello Oriental In Manchester

'I’ll never forget this' - Hello Oriental reviewed

Gordo has his first taste of bubble tea at this subterranean pan-Asian casual diner

Maray Manchester Exterior

'Practically gunged me in saucy flavour' - Maray, Manchester, reviewed

Sophie gets saucy at Liverpool-born Maray's Manchester outpost

Things to do
in Manchester

Ordsall Hall Front Salford

The Visit: Ordsall Hall

Jonathan Schofield starts a new column giving a weekly recommendation for a great day out

Pup Up Sausage Dog Cafe Manchester Revolution Parsonage Gardens 2022

Top things to do in and around Manchester: November 2022

Fireworks, vegan fests, and a cafe full of Dachshunds

Yayoi Kusama Manchester Factory International Arts Programme Opening 2022 Manchester International Festival Header

Danny Boyle and Yayoi Kusama announced for Factory International’s opening programme

Big names and bigger plans for Manchester International Festival’s new arts hub

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Exclusive first look at Mayfield Park: looking wonderful, making the city centre better

Jonathan Schofield appreciates quality and flair at the city centre's 6.5 acre park opening in autumn

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Arts, theatre, gigs: Manchester's cultural calendar for 2022

An all-encompassing list of Manchester's coolest cultural things to do in 2022

Banksy Exhibition Coming To Manchester River Street 2022

Exclusive: World's largest Banksy exhibition comes to Manchester

The Art of Banksy is set to occupy a temporary art museum on River Street...

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Shakespeare North Playhouse, Prescot: a 2022 must-visit

Jonathan Schofield loves the new theatre in Prescot but worries about getting there on time

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Getting out and about needn’t cost the earth

For a sustainable social life – travel for less by public transport and walk, cycle...

Regional
guides

The Monton Lighthouse Opposite Waterside Pub In Monton Manchester

An insider’s guide to eating and drinking in Monton

Picky bits, produce, pizza and the benefits of everything on one road

Ramsbottom Greater Manchester

An insider's guide to eating and drinking in Ramsbottom

It's not all black pudding lobbing and horse bits, Rammy is food and booze heaven.

Altrincham Market House

An insider’s guide to eating and drinking in Altrincham

Markets, Cal-Mex, and 'a haven of dark greens and polished wood'

Assorted Brunch Items At Kin Bakehouse In Urmston Manchester

An insider’s guide to eating and drinking in Urmston

Brewtaps, bakehouses and solid spots to eat

Grand Piano Green Curtain And Vintage Lighting At Holmes Mill One Of The Best Places To Eat And Drink In Clitheroe

An insider's guide to eating and drinking in Clitheroe

Local bar owner Katie Mather uncovers the gems of Clitheroe's food and drink scene

A View Of The Deansgate Square Tower Looking Down Deansgate In Manchester

An insider's guide to eating and drinking on Deansgate

Not just for heavy boozing, Deansgate has some major food highlights too

Volta Didsbury Interior

An insider’s guide to eating and drinking in Didsbury

From croissants to Korean, pints to Palestinian - Manchester’s most covetable suburb is bursting with...

Levenshulme Bee In Green Space In Manchester

An insider's guide to eating and drinking in Levenshulme

We love Levenshulme for food and drink and here's why

Travel

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Two days in London: Dungeons, underground cocktails and a Canadian musical

Ellie-Jo pops down to the big smoke for some steak, a show, and a good...

Marseille Abbaye St Victor

Marseille: 'Bouillabaisse, basilicas and a bar crawl'

Neil Sowerby enjoys the many fruits of Marseille

View Across The Chew Valley Saddleworth Oldham Copy

190 mile Greater Manchester long-distance trail announced

Jonathan Schofield loves this idea but suggests you don't enjoy the moors as he did

Pale Hall Aerial Shot

Palé Hall, Bala: A dog friendly hotel with plenty of walkies

Neil Sowerby and Captain Smidge take in one of Wales' most beautiful hotels