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URBAN NARNIA – A delightfully different kind of Xmas magic

URBAN NARNIA – A delightfully different kind of Xmas magic

SEEKING an alternative to the same-again city centre Christmas Markets? We’ve hatched a plan for you. Or rather Hatch have. The Food, drink and retail oasis down Oxford Road under the Mancunian Way has conjured ...

16 November 2018

Cloudwater go cask conditioned and launch a festival

Cloudwater go cask conditioned and launch a festival

BUSY times at Cloudwater Brew Co. Not only did they scoop ‘Best Brewery’ and ‘Best Tap’ at the Manchester Beer Week Awards they have also relaunched cask conditioned beer alongside their multi-ward winning keg offering ...

16 November 2018 by Neil Sowerby

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

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