Food and drink in Manchester

  1. With a grand Edwardian interior, you’ll enjoy fine steaks and of course delicious cocktails. The Hawksmoor in Manchester is the perfect place to feed your foodie curiosity. Known for having the ‘best steaks in Manchester’, visitors also wax lyrical about the eatery’s sea food offering.

  3. As a nationally acclaimed, urban event, the Manchester Food and Drink Festival is spread out across the city and surrounding districts, in various locations. Many of the events that are held are free and the Festival Hub is a firm favourite with the local clientele.

  5. The city has several pubs serving their own craft beer. Marble Arch, the flagship of Manchester’s regarded Marble Brewery, is a stunning old Victorian pub. Beers include Earl Grey IPA and Ginger Marble, the latter once nominated ‘Best Vegetarian Pint’ by The Vegetarian Society. There’s also a menu of great British pub grub.

  7. A hip venue in the Northern Quarter, Common is part bar-restaurant and part gallery space – so you can feast your eyes on work by local artists whilst enjoying cocktails, craft beers, burgers, and house chilli.

  9. The Earth Café is a peaceful retreat where you can fill up on wholesome vegetarian dishes and rainbow-coloured juices. The menu features drinks with happy and healthful names like Transcendental and Pineapple Love Bomb, and they’re all organic and packed full of antioxidants.

  11. Amongst the epic wildlife, you’ll find a Victoriana themed tea room with a delicious cream tea served in vintage china. What better way to experience this traditional past time than by surrounded by The River Spodden and truly spectacular waterfalls at the Healey Dell Nature Reserve.

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