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An Image Of A Martini Cocktail Glass With Xmas Fairy Lights In The Background

Santa pours: a Christmas cocktail crawl in Manchester

On the first day of Xmas my true love gave to me, a shaker and...

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Top things to do in Manchester for December, Xmas and New Year 2021

Festive listings for December including theatre, festive gigs and a winter wonderland

Ice Skater Tying Laces On The Ice

Get your skates on: Manchester's festive ice rinks

Skating in the sky, enchanted forests and a flurry of festive magic

Latest Manchester
stories

Night And Day Cafe In Manchester In 2021

Petition to support Night & Day reaches 50,000 signatures

We speak to Jay Taylor of the Music Venue Trust to dig deeper into the...

Simon Shaw Smiles In His Manchester Restaurant Habas

Simon Shaw's Habas added to 2022 Michelin guide

That's two entries now for Manchester's most popular small plates chef

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How will the Clean Air Zone affect Greater Manchester residents?

The Clean Air Zone Financial Support Scheme goes live at the end of November

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'Fuck these stupid boxes' - the latest installation on Manchester's streets

The grey boxes are breeding but what are they for?

The Restaurant Front On Barlow Moor Road Of Off The Grid In Chorlton Manchester

‘A reminder of how great meat can be’ - Off The Grid, Chorlton, reviewed

Davey Brett goes on a two-hour taste holiday in the suburbs

Seven Brothers Soup

Superbowl: 10 of the best soups in Manchester

French onion, Polish grzybowa, Japanese ramen and more

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A Manc in London: A Carnaby Christmas shopping trip

Kelly Bishop gazes at sparkly butterflies and frees her wallet moths on a pre-Xmas trip...

Britons Protection Planned Tower In Manchester

26-storey tower to dominate The Briton's Protection pub

Jonathan Schofield and a desperate attempt to "complement" a classic

Manchester restaurant
reviews

The Exterior Of Vincenzo Trattoria Italian Restaurant In Manchester

'Lidl Italy' - Vincenzo Trattoria, St Ann Street, reviewed

Kelly Bishop goes in search of a vintage Italian gem but does she find it?

Exterior Of Another Heart To Feed In The Northern Quarter Manchester

'Enough to make me cheerful, at least' - Another Heart to Feed, NQ, reviewed

Ife Lawrence goes in search of the perfect brunch and finds it down under

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'A cast of alpine stars' - The Spärrows, Red Bank, reviewed

Kelly Bishop finds shelter and sustenance at this Red Bank bolthole

Inside The Cafe At Rhs Bridgewater

'Hearty, homemade and skilful' - RHS Bridgewater Cafe, reviewed

Jonathan Schofield cycles to food with a strong northern accent

Sixes Cricket Bar Corn Exchange Exterior View

'Raises eyebrows around the table' - Sixes, Corn Exchange, reviewed

Sophie Rahnema is bowled over by a brisket volcano at this cricket themed bar

Cibus Ristorante Next To Freds Ale House In Levenshulme

'Much more appetising than a mankini ' - Cibus, Levenshulme, reviewed

Neil Sowerby narrowly avoids salt cod flashbacks at this neighbourhood gem

Halle St Peters Completes Cutting Room Square In Ancoats

'Calm elegance' - Café Cotton, Hallé St Peters, Ancoats, Reviewed

Jonathan Schofield finds material benefit at Café Cotton

The Front Of Gladstone Barber And Bistro In Stalybridge Which Serves Up Palestinian Food

‘Run down towns need places like this’ Gladstone Barber & Bistro, Stalybridge, reviewed

Davey Brett goes for a trim and Palestinian taboon roll in Stalybridge

Xmas in
Manchester

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The 10 best Christmas dine-at-home experiences in Manchester

Lashings of turkey, trifle and, of course, pigs in blankets from Manchester's favourite chefs

Christmas Advent Calendar From Seven Bro7Hers Brewery

Christmas gifts for foodies from Manchester indies

Chocolate, chilli oil and a cheesemonger’s hamper

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Flight Xmas: Christmas Dinner under the wings of Concorde

It's like dining without wings (except with wings)

Wine And Wallop Didsbury

A definitive list of Manchester restaurants open on Christmas Day 2021

Traditional turkey, Indian banquets, fizz and cocktails

More things to
do in Manchester

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Top things to do in Manchester: November 2021

Film, family raves, festivals and plenty of Christmas market action

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Lightopia back at Heaton Park with new Christmas Fantasy theme

Mancs can trip the light fantastic for the third year running in 2021

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A round-up of Manchester’s Christmas markets 2021

Tinsel, tequila, and tipsy ice skating – what could go wrong?

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The key to buying a home in one of Manchester’s most exciting new developments?

JLL – Get in touch and you could be picking up the keys to your...

Travel

The Howgills In Cumbria From A Picturesque Walk

A Quaker trail and a quirky pub lunch in Sedbergh

Neil Sowerby and Captain Smidge have been on their travels in Cumbria

Mont Orgeuil Gorey Bay

Beach walks, bittern spotting and unforgettable seafood in Jersey

Join Neil Sowerby on a tour around the beautiful isle of Jersey where he takes...

The Picturesque Front Door Of The Coach And Horses In Bolton By Bowland In The Lancashire Countryside

Dogs and well-behaved owners welcome at Coach and Horses, Bolton by Bowland

Neil Sowerby and his chihuahua, Captain Smidge, go Bowland-ing

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Arthur the tin can: luxury trailer break 15 miles from Manchester

Jonathan Schofield finds a luxury trailer and a grand walk at Edenfield