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2017 Christmas sandwich review part 2

Sainsburys, Boots, McDonalds and Pret battle it out to be Christmas number one

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'Fight the scourge of decision fatigue' - Masons, Manchester Hall, Reviewed

Lucy Tomlinson enjoys a very fine feed in Manchester Hall's first new restaurant

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Why Gray’s Larder wins at Scotch eggs

Cheshire ham hock, Gray’s brown sauce…theirs is an egg that means business

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Panacea boss plans to open new venue in Ancoats

Joe Akka has applied for a space in Manchester's most hip district

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It’s gonna be a (very) merry Christmas at The Pen & Pencil

The cocktail crackerjacks have gone all out with festive specials, gin punch and new concoctions...

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First look at D&D's new Manchester rooftop restaurant

20 Stories will open in Spinningfields early next year

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We heart the starters at Chilli Banana Wilmslow

Confidential picks out some of their favourite Thai first course dishes

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Would you fork out before even putting a fork in?

Deanna Thomas speaks to the growing number of restaurants asking for payment up front

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Almost Famous to open Convenience Store

But all is not what it seems...

Latest Restaurant


'Does the food match the view?' - 20 Stories, Spinningfields, Reviewed


“Cook-your-own Chinese hot pot... it's messy and we love it” - One Plus, City Centre, Reviewed


'My oh my the pies' - Blanchflower, Altrincham, Reviewed


'An indie bistro stretching its wings' - Hungry Duck, Ramsbottom, Reviewed

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Tis the Saison to be jolly

From approachable to adventurous, Didsbury bar Saison ticks all the beer boxes

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Who (or what) is Bunny Jackson?

First Street's new booze and blues bar is inspired by a New Orleans harmonica player...

Lupo Salvato

Lupo lives on - new home for award-winning Italian coffeeshop

Owner Nico Pasquali plans to open at Exchange Quay in the next few weeks

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'Refreshingly above expectations' - Alston Bar & Beef, Corn Exchange, Review

Deanna Thomas thinks Manchester's latest steakhouse could give the big guys a run for their...

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Shooters + Bierkeller = Sportskeller

Get involved in brand-new bar concept

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Give your diet a workout with EatUP from Ultimate Performance

Gourmet cuisine meets optimum nutrition for your best shape ever

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Beer Me Up: Marble turns 20, female brewers unite, new bars & new brews

Confidential's ale maven Neil Sowerby with the latest from Manchester's bubbling beer scene

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Seasonal Cocktails at WOOD: Masterchef turns master mixologist

Smokey bonfires, forest pines and apple & cinnamon in a glass

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Take a look inside Dirty Martini - Deansgate's flash new cocktail bar

Watch Facebook Live footage from the opening party on Thursday 9 November

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