More than 100 Manchester restaurants are offering Rishi Sunak's August dine-out discount

Let’s start by getting it out of the way. Yes, ok, 'eat out to help out' sounds a bit like the government are talking about cunnilingus. Have you finished giggling like a school kid now? Right, let's get on with it. 

Sunak’s (so-called) 50% discount vouchers - see feature box below for the details - come into play in August. They are designed to encourage diners back into restaurants and God knows they need your custom right now.

Discount or no discount, don’t be a no show and do be nice and tip the staff

The scheme is not without controversy. Some restaurants argue that it is not financially viable for them to open seven days in order to offer early week dining at the moment. However, encouraging Monday-Wednesday visits could help social distancing by spreading custom out across the week. It is by no means the answer to the hospitality industry’s prayers - nor is it as good for the diner as other less restrictive vouchers  (just putting this out there) - a discount is a discount and if it helps out your local restaurant in some small way then that’s a win. 

If you are taking advantage of this offer and can afford to spend a bit more - especially on booze, where many restaurants make the bulk of their money - you will really be making a difference. Discount or no discount, don’t be a no show and do be nice and consider tipping the staff, it’s been a really shit year for them. 

Here is our list of the restaurants offering the discount in August:

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Cosy Club in The Corn Exchange are offering the discount on dishes like this spinach tart

20 Stories 1 Hardman Square, Manchester M3 3EB 

33 Oldham Street 33 Oldham St, Manchester M1 1JG

Albert’s Chop House 14 Albert Square, Manchester, M2 5PF

Albert's Schloss 27 Peter St, Manchester M2 5QR

The Alchemist 1 New York Street, Manchester M1 4HD

The Alderley Bar & Grill 50 London Rd, Alderley Edge SK9 7DZ

The Allotment Vegan Eatery Lloyd’s house, 18-22 Lloyd St, Manchester M2 5WA

Almost Famous Unit 2, Great Northern, Peter St, Manchester M3 4EN

Anchors Didsbury 812 Wilmslow Rd, Didsbury, Manchester M20 6UH

Archie’s Oxford Rd, Arndale and Piccadilly branches

Asha’s 47 Peter St, Manchester M2 3NG

B Lounge 97 Piccadilly, Manchester M1 2DB

BAB NQ 14 Little Lever St, Manchester M1 1HR

Baity 743 Wilmslow Rd, Didsbury, Manchester M20 6RN

Banyan Unit 4, The Corn Exchange, Exchange Square, Manchester M4 3TR 

Bar 21 10 Thomas St, Manchester M4 1DH

Baratxuri 1 -3 Smithy Street, Ramsbottom BL0 9AT

The Bay Horse Tavern 35-37 Thomas St, Manchester M4 1NA

Bem Brasil NQ and Deansgate branches 

Bill’s 3 Hardman Square, Manchester M3 3EB

Black Milk 88 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LF

Blue Eyed Panda 3 Jersey Street, Manchester M4 6JA (Mon & Weds only from 4.30-10.30pm, booking essential)

The Botanist Deansgate, MediaCity, Knutsford and Alderley Edge branches

Box on the Docks MediaCityUK, Salford M50

Bravissimi! Piccadilly Station, Gateway House, Station Approach, Manchester M1 2GH

Brew Dog Scottish Mutual House, 35 Peter St, Manchester M2 5BG 

Brewhouse & Kitchen 6-12 Swan St, Wilmslow SK9 1HE 

Browns 1 York St, Manchester M2 2AW

Bundobust 61 Piccadilly, Manchester M1 2AG

Bunny Jackson’s 1 Jack Rosenthal Street, Manchester M15 4RA

Café North 66 Shudehill, Manchester M4 4AA

Cane & Grain 49, 51 Thomas St, Manchester M4 1NA

Canto Cutting Room Square, Blossom St, Ancoats, Manchester M4 5DH

Carluccio’s Unit 1, 3 Hardman St, Manchester M3 3EB

Cat Café 103 High St, Manchester M4 1HQ

Chakalaka 105a Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LW

Chapati Cafe 496B Wilbraham Rd, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester M21 9AS

Chopstix Unit 9, Gateway House, Station Approach, Manchester M1 2GH

Ciaooo Pizzeria 62-64 Swan St, Manchester M4 5JU (Tues and Weds only)

Collage Restaurant, Manchester Airport, Manchester M90 3WR 

Common Ground 20 Shaw's Rd, Altrincham WA14 1QU 

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TNQ restaurant have a stupendously good offer on three courses like this

Chillis 24 Swan St, Manchester M4 5JQ

Chimaek Unit 8, The Quadrangle, Hulme Street, Manchester M1 5GL

Cosy Club Corn Exchange, 37 Hanging Ditch, Manchester M4 3TR 

Cottonopolis Newton Street, Manchester M1 2AE

Crazy Pedros NQ and Bridge St branches 

Delhi House Cafe Unit 10, The Corn Exchange, Manchester M4 3TR

Dimitri’s 1-3, Campfield Avenue Arcade, Manchester M3 4FH

Dishoom 32 Bridge St, Manchester M3 3BT (50% off all food and soft drinks, no limit)

Doner Haus The Corn Exchange, Exchange St, Manchester M4 3TR

Ducie Street Warehouse Ground Floor, Warehouse, Ducie St, Manchester M1 2TP

Easy Fish Wilmslow (Weds only) and Heaton Moor branches

Eden The Printworks Withy Grove, Manchester M4 2BS

El Capo 12 Tariff St, Manchester M1 2FF

El Gato Negro 52 King St, Manchester M2 4LY

Elnecot Cutting Room Square, 41 Blossom St, Ancoats, Manchester M4 6AJ 

Enne’s Café 128 Oldham Rd, Ancoats, Manchester M4 6BG

Erst 9 Murray Street, Ancoats, Manchester M4 6HS

Evelyn’s 44 Tib St, Manchester M4 1NB

Evuna NQ, Deansgate, Knutsford and Altrincham branches

Fatso’s 77 Piccadilly, Manchester M1 2BU

Federal Café Bar NQ and Deansgate branches

Flight Club Ship Canal House, 98 King St, Manchester M2 4WU (Weds only from 4pm) 

FLOK 5 Stevenson Square, Manchester M1 1DN

Foundry Project 22-10 Thomas St, Manchester M4 1DH

Franco Manca 12-16 Mosley St, Manchester M2 3AQ

Fumo Ground Floor Unit 1, Peter House, 2-14 Oxford Street, Manchester M1 5AN

Gasworks 5 Jack Rosenthal St, Manchester M15 4RA

Ginger’s Comfort Emporium Afflecks, Church St, Manchester M4 1PW

Gino D’Acampo Unit 11, Corn Exchange, Manchester M4 3TR 

Giovanni’s Deli 7 New York Street, Manchester M1 4JB

Glamorous Chinese Restaurant 1st & 2nd Floor Wing Yip Business Centre, Cassidy Close, Ancoats, Manchester M4 5HU

The Globe 362 Barlow Moor Rd, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester M21 8AZ (Weds only 4-9pm)

Greens 41-43 Lapwing Ln, West Didsbury, Manchester M20 2NT 

Grub 50 Red Bank, Cheetham Hill, Manchester M4 4HF

Gusto 756 Wilmslow Rd, Didsbury, Manchester M20 2DW

Hatch Oxford Road, M1 7ED (various concessions)

Hawksmoor 184-186 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3WB (you can get a 300g 35-day dry-aged rump with chips and sauce for £10 throughout August)

Hard Rock Cafe The Printworks, Manchester M4 2BS (also offering 50% off on Thurs and Fri)

Home Sweet Home 49-41 Edge Street, Manchester M4 1HW

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Evuna are participating across all venues so you can look forward to a spread like this at a bargain price

Honest Crust Mackie Mayor, Altrincham and Picturedrome branches

I Am Pho 44 George Street, Manchester M1 4HF

Jasmine StreetCars House, 5 Richmond St, Manchester M1 3HF 

Kabana 52 Back Turner St, Manchester M4 1FR

La Bandera 2 Ridgefield, Manchester M2 6EQ

La Collina Coffee Bar 18 Tariff St, Manchester M1 2FN

Levanter 10 Square St, Ramsbottom BL0 9BE

Lily’s 85 Oldham Rd, Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 7DY 

Little Aladdin 72 High St, Manchester M4 1ES

Little Yang Sing 17 George Street, Manchester M1 4HE

The Lowry Hotel 50 Dearmans Pl, Salford, Manchester M3 5LH (£24.99 for three courses £14.95 with the offer PLUS a free bottle of wine)

Luck Lust Liquor and Burn 100-102 High St, Manchester M4 1HP

Maddison's 60-62 High St, Manchester M4 1EA

Mamucium 6 Todd St, Manchester M3 1WU

Manchester Vegan Café 35-39 Oldham St, Manchester M1 1JG

Masons Ground Floor, Manchester Hall, 36 Bridge St, Manchester M3 3BT

The Molly House 26 Richmond Street, Manchester M1 3NB

Moose Coffee Piccadilly Station, Gateway House, Station Approach, Manchester M1 2GH

Mowgli 16 Corn Exchange House, 37 Exchange St, Manchester M4 3TR

Mughli 30 Wilmslow Rd, Rusholme, Manchester M14 5TQ

MyLahore 14-18 Wilmslow Rd, Rusholme, Manchester M14 5TQ

My Thai NQ and John Dalton St branches

NAM MCR Unit 2, 33 Blossom St, Ancoats, Manchester M4 6AJ

Nahm Prik 12 Ashley Rd, Altrincham WA14 2DW 

Nibble NQ 36 Oldham St, Manchester M1 1JN

Night & Day Café 26 Oldham St, Manchester M1 1JN

No 1 Canal Street 1 Canal St, Manchester M1 3HE

Noi Quattro 120 High St, Manchester M4 1HQ (Tues and Weds only)

North Tea Power G22 Smithfield Building, 36 Tib Street, Manchester M4 1LA

Northern Soul Unit G20, 21, 44 Tib St, Manchester M4 1LA

Nudo Sushi Box 44 Oxford Street, Manchester M1 5EJ

The Oast House The Avenue Courtyard, Manchester M3 3AY

Oké Poké 59 Church St, Manchester M4 1PD

One Plus 42 Charles Street, Manchester M1 7DB

Pasta Factory 77 Shudehill, Manchester M4 4AN (Tues and Weds only) 

Peaky Blinders 23 Peter St, Manchester M2 5QR

Pen & Pencil Fourways House, 57 Hilton St, Manchester M1 2EJ

Penang 92-94 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LJ

Peru Perdu Whitworth Locke Hotel, 74 Princess Street, Manchester M1 6JD

Pho 37 Hanging Ditch, The Corn Exchange, Manchester M4 3TR

Piccolino 8 Clarence St, Manchester M2 4DW (and other sites)

Pieminister Deansgate and Church St branches

PLY 26 Lever St, Manchester M1 1DW (Weds only)

The Pointing Dog Grove Ln, Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle SK8 7NE

Pollen Bakery Cotton Field Wharf, 8 New Union St, Manchester M4 6FQ

Porta Chapel St, Salford M3 6BY (Tues and Weds only from 5pm)

Quarter House 11 Stevenson Square, Manchester M1 1DB

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Tast's Michelin star chef-driven food is on offer in August

Rice Unit 5 Gateway House, Piccadilly Approach, Manchester M1 2GH

Rajdoot Carlton House, 18 Albert Square, Manchester M2 5PE

Red's True Barbecue Ground Floor, Lloyds House, 18-22 Lloyd Street, Manchester M2 5WA

The Refuge Oxford St, Manchester M60 7HA

The Restaurant Bar and Grill Ridgefield House, 14 John Dalton St, Manchester M2 6JR

Ribeye 2 Isabella Banks Street, Manchester M15 4RL

Richmond Tea Rooms 46 Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3WF

The Rose & Monkey Hotel 31 Swan St, Manchester M4 5JZ

Roti Food & Liquor 559 Barlow Moor Rd, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester M21 8AN

Rozafa 63 Princess Street, Manchester M2 4EQ

Rudy’s Pizza Peter St and Ancoats branches

Salt & Pepper Arndale Market, 49 High St, Manchester M4 3AH

Samsi Regency House, 36-38 Whitworth Street, Manchester M1 3NR

San Carlo Cicchetti 98-116 Deansgate, Manchester M3 2GQ

Seed & Cherry 20 Church St, Manchester M4 1PN

Selfridges, 1 Exchange Square, Manchester M3 1BD (various concessions)

Seoul Food Arndale, 49 High St, Manchester M4 3AH

Seven Brothers 39 Blossom St, Ancoats, Manchester M4 5AF

Seven Sins 43-45 Lever St, Manchester M1 1FN

The Shakespeare 16 Fountain St, Manchester M2 2AA

Shoryu Ramen 1 Piccadilly, Manchester M1 1RG

Siam Smiles Deansgate Mews, 253 Deansgate, Manchester M3 4EN 

Sicilian NQ 14 Turner St, Manchester M4 1DZ

Sigirya 173 Ashley Rd, Hale, Altrincham WA15 9SD

Six By Nico 60 Spring Gardens, Manchester M2 2BQ

Soul Coffee Gelato Bar 48 Great Ancoats St, Manchester M4 5AB

The Spärrows 16 Red Bank, Cheetham Hill, Manchester M4 4H

Sugo Ancoats and Altrincham branches

Sweet Mandarin 19 Copperas St, Manchester M4 1HS

TAKK 6 Tariff St, Manchester M1 2FF

Tampopo 16 Albert Square, Manchester M2 5PF (plus an extra 25% off every day) 

Tariff and Dale 2 Tariff St, Manchester M1 2FN

Tast Catala 20-22 King St, Manchester M2 6AG

Tattu 3 Hardman Square, Gartside St, Manchester M3 3EB

Thaikhun 3 Hardman St, Manchester M3 3HF

Three Little Words 12-13 Watson St, Manchester M3 4LP

Tib Street Tavern 74 Tib St, Manchester M4 1LG

Tondori Royale 682 Burnage Lane, Manchester M19 1NA 

TNQ restaurant 108 High Street, Manchester M4 1HQ (express menu is 3 courses for £19.95 so with this scheme customers can have 3 courses for £10) 

Try Thai 52-54 Faulkner Street, Manchester M1 4FH

Trof 8 Thomas St, Manchester M4 1EU

Vertigo Unit 9, Jack Rosenthal Street, M15 4RA

Viet Shack 65 Great Ancoats St, Ancoats, Manchester M4 5AB

Vnam 140 Oldham Rd, Ancoats, Manchester M4 6BG

V-Rev Vegan Diner 20-26 Edge St, Manchester M4 1HN

Wagamama Two St Peter's Square, Manchester M2 3LQ

Wah Ji Wah 37 King St W, Manchester M3 2PW

Waterside Coffee 7 Redhill St, Ancoats, Manchester M4 5BA

Wholesome Junkies Arndale, 49 High St, Manchester M4 3AH

WOOD Jack Rosenthal St, Manchester M15 4RA

Yang Sing 34 Princess St, Manchester M1 4JY

Yangtze Arndale, 49 High St, Manchester M4 3AH

Yard & Coop 37 Edge Street, Manchester M4  1HW

Yuzu 39 Faulkner Street, Manchester M1 4EE

Eat Out To Help Out - The Lowdown

  • The scheme runs from 3rd - 31st August
  • Discount available Monday-Wednesday only
  • Discount applies to food and soft drinks only - not booze
  • Although billed as 50% off, maximum discount of £10 per adult or child
  • Dine in only - no discount on takeaways
  • No vouchers need to be bought in advance but booking is encouraged

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