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Honey Trap, Bab and an edgy Berlin vibe heading for the Northern Quarter

Honey Trap, Bab and an edgy Berlin vibe heading for the Northern Quarter

NOW the Honey Trap has been sprung with a launch date announced (Thursday December 6) we wonder how far behind will be the late-night bars’s kebab-happy twin BAB? We like the sound of this ‘quality ...

14 November 2018 by Neil Sowerby

Cheers to all the winners in the Manchester Beer Week Awards

Cheers to all the winners in the Manchester Beer Week Awards

MANCHESTER Beer Week’s MBW 2018 Awards have been announced. Voted for by the discerning ale-drinking public (twice as many as last year) they were presented at a ceremony in the Marble Arch up on Rochdale ...

14 November 2018 by Neil Sowerby

Meet and dine with Marco Pierre White at his English Chophouse

Meet and dine with Marco Pierre White at his English Chophouse

LEGENDARY restaurateur Marco Pierre White is visiting his Manchester restaurant, Mr White’s English Chophouse, at Velvet Hotel on Monday, November 26 to host an exclusive dinner party. Guests will be welcomed with a glass of ...

14 November 2018

We’ve got our Mojo back and it comes with free chicken wings

We’ve got our Mojo back and it comes with free chicken wings

MOJO Manchester has reopened with a new look bar and updated cocktail menu. So the legendary rock’n’roll vibe has vanished? No way. You don’t drop such a winning formula (drinks, service and soundtrack) after two ...

14 November 2018 by Neil Sowerby

Let the bagpiper wet his whistle! Whisky Tastings at The Fisherman’s Retreat

Let the bagpiper wet his whistle! Whisky Tastings at The Fisherman’s Retreat

A WEE dram or three in the heart of the Lancashire countryside? look no further than The Fisherman’s Retreat in the Twine Valley, three miles east of Ramsbottom, not just a restaurant but also home ...

13 November 2018

Thy name is Vanitas – life’s short so lap up this new bar/club in Manchester Hall

Thy name is Vanitas – life’s short so lap up this new bar/club in Manchester Hall

AND we thought Halloween was over – or maybe it’s a preview of the upcoming Venice Carnival that has just dropped in the ToM mailbox? Welcome to the face of Vanitas, the glamorous 400 capacity ...

13 November 2018

Vive Monsieur Molé, ready to build a bistro that ticks all the French boxes

Vive Monsieur Molé, ready to build a bistro that ticks all the French boxes

TAKE a look at this plate of Boeuf Bourguignon. Glorieux! It’s not a dish you encounter much these days across our sceptred isle while ‘Modern British’ rules the menus, even when so much cuisine is ...

13 November 2018 by Neil Sowerby

Manchester Vegan Christmas Markets at Sacha’s Hotel and Victoria Baths

Manchester Vegan Christmas Markets at Sacha’s Hotel and Victoria Baths

WORLD Vegan Month is not just for November as plant-based treats extend into December with the Manchester Vegan Christmas Market at Victoria Baths on Friday, December 1 and Saturday 2. It’s a necessary alternative to ...

11 November 2018

November Chef’s Choice Menu heads a tasty line-up of River Restaurant special offers

November Chef’s Choice Menu heads a tasty line-up of River Restaurant special offers

NOVEMBER doesn’t have to be a frugal month, stashing away the pennies for a Christmas blow-out – especially when there are so many terrific offers around. Take the River Restaurant at The Lowry Hotel. Their ...

8 November 2018

Raising the spirits at Three Rivers Gin – perfect Christmas prezzie potential?

Raising the spirits at Three Rivers Gin – perfect Christmas prezzie potential?

MANCHESTER Three Rivers Gin is to be found tucked underneath the railway arches of the Green Quarter. It was a journey I undertook on a bitter Tuesday evening, hoping that I would enjoy the evening ...

7 November 2018 by Lily Colden

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