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Escape to Freight Island

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Global

Food hall meets music festival is how we’d describe Escape to Freight Island to anyone confused about what they’ll find...

Dishes at The Pen and Pencil, manchester

The Pen & Pencil

Northern Quarter Restaurant - Global

Whatever level of hunger you’re anticipating, you’ll not have a rumbling tum for long next time you head on up...

exterior of on the hush manchester church street northern quarter

On the Hush

Northern Quarter Restaurant - Bar

The Northern Quarter has never been short of Instagrammable spots with its litany of graffitied walls and shop fronts but...

The Black Friar

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Modern British

The Black Friar stood empty and unloved for almost 20 years before reopening in summer 2021 after a substantial renovation...

Belzan is known for cocktails and maverick small plates

Belzan

Merseyside Restaurant - European

Following punchy reviews in the local and national press, it has been hard to secure a table at Liverpool’s Belzan.

Another Hand

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - British

From the team that brought you 3 Hands Deli, Another Hand opened in February 2022 in the unit just next...

Tempest on Tithebarn

Merseyside Restaurant - Global

Tempest on Tithebarn is a social space filling your days from early-morning Neighbourhood Coffee and freshly baked pastries and cakes...

The River Restaurant

Salford Restaurant - Modern British

The River Restaurant at The Lowry Hotel is Manchester's classic fine dining restaurant. Huge names that have run the kitchen...

Floral outdoor display at Sicilian NQ Manchester

Sicilian NQ

Northern Quarter Restaurant - Italian

Based in the Northern Quarter, this friendly neighbourhood bistro and bar is the place to avanti if it's a taste...

The Laureate Restaurant

Manchester Restaurant - Global

So named because of Manchester University's 25 Nobel laureates, The Laureate Restaurant is a large and luxurious space located on one of...

Inside Albert's Schloss, the Bavarian-inspired cook haus and bier palace in Manchester city centre.

Albert’s Schloss

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - European

Albert's Schloss is a Bavarian-inspired fun palace of extraordinary dimensions and clever design. Behind the glistening tiles of the former...

Pot Kettle Black Barton Arcade

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Global

Pot Kettle Black is born out of owners Mark Flanagan and Jon Wilkin's time travelling (and playing rugby professionally) down...

Ducie Street Warehouse Manchester

Ducie Street Warehouse

Northern Quarter Restaurant - Modern British

Ducie Street Warehouse is all sorts of things, but one of those things is a restaurant. It’s an all-day affair...

Lost Cat

Northern Quarter Restaurant - Global

Don't be distracted by the flowers – walk through the florists out front and follow the neon sign ("cheap food...

Aunty Ji’s

Levenshulme Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

Aunty Ji’s is fast becoming one of Levenshulme’s favourite cafes thanks to its friendly, all-comers vibe and a menu that...

Brewdog DogHouse Bar & Rooftop

Manchester City Centre Bars

There are two ways to eat at the Doghouse, at the ground floor BrewDog Bar or upstairs on the rooftop....

The Deaf Institute Manchester

The Deaf Institute

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Global

***Bar and kitchen currently closed***

Outdoor terrace seating at One 88 Kitchen & Bar in Whitefield, owned by chef-patron David Gale.

One 88 Kitchen & Bar

Whitefield Restaurant - British

Spot-on bistro food in the 'burbs by a steady hand is what you'll find at One 88 Kitchen & Bar....

Long Boi’s Bakehouse

Levenshulme Restaurant - European

Located on a back street in Levenshulme, this women-owned and women-run neighbourhood bakery is well worth sniffing out for sweet...

The Brunch & Cocktail Club

Merseyside Restaurant - Global

Brunch Club by name, brunch club by nature – and those in the know make sure they book a table;...

Wine and Wallop Prestwich

Prestwich Restaurant - Global

Coffee, cake, cocktail hour – whatever you're after, the Wine and Wallop bar and cafe stable can help, and with...

Impossible

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Bar

First and foremost a bar and nightclub, Impossible’s Instagram account is filled with a bevvy of posing beauties enjoying cocktails...

Pot Kettle Black Angel Gardens

Green Quarter Restaurant - Global

Pot Kettle Black is born out of owners Mark Flanagan and Jon Wilkin's time travelling (and playing rugby professionally) down...

Inside the Cosy Club restaurant in Manchester's Corn Exchange

Cosy Club Manchester

Restaurant - Global

If it's all-day eating you're after, all-day eating you'll get at Cosy Club Manchester, and as you study the menu...

Yours

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Pan Asian

When a restaurant's menu features lobster dynamite, you pretty much know straightaway that it might not be everyone's cup of...

Federal Northern Quarter, Brunch, French Toast, Eggs, Coffee

Federal Manchester NQ

Northern Quarter Restaurant - Global

Keeping the Northern Quarter fed and watered since 2014, the first Federal is a daytime destination a stone's throw from...

Procaffeinated

Salford Restaurant - European

Clean lines, stripped wood, potted greenery, local art, yoga brunch... these are just some of the calming factors at newly...

The exterior of Trof, a restaurant and bar in the Northern Quarter.

Trof

Northern Quarter Restaurant - Global

Trof was the OG Mission Mars bar in Manchester and it’s still got ‘top Manchester night out’ written all over...

Corner & Bloom

Didsbury Restaurant - Global

Sunny spots with seats, scran and a bit of sauce are few and far between, but this popular independent family-run...

Idle Hands

Northern Quarter Restaurant - Global

Idle Hands have a super-tight following – who helped by setting up a crowd-funding campaign in their honour when the...

The Scandic-Inspired interior of One Percent Forest - a cafe bar in Woolton Village, Liverpool.

One Percent Forest

Merseyside Restaurant - Coffee

Sandwiched between an estate agent and a solicitor’s office, cafe-bar One Percent Forest could easily go unnoticed, were it not...

One of the dishes served on the crowd-pleasing menu at Didsbury institution Folk Cafe Bar.

Folk Didsbury

Didsbury Restaurant - European

Folk is a bit of an institution in Didsbury, having been on the scene for over a decade now. Even...

Bread Street Kitchen & Bar

Merseyside Restaurant - Global

The sixth Bread Street (not counting Dubai, China and Singapore) has arrived in Liverpool, but it's not all sandwiches and...

Freshly baked doughnuts made in-house at Blanchflower in Altrincham

Blanchflower

Altrincham Restaurant - British

'Create, don't curate' is Blanchflower's motto and to that end, much of their produce is made in-house.

Evelyn's Manchester Dining

Evelyn’s

Northern Quarter Restaurant - Global

Evelyn’s is a very clever restaurant. It’s from the chaps behind Mughli so expect a quality operation although it is...

BOX Deansgate

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Global

BOX is all about big-screen sports, booze (including two-for-one cocktails) and blokes singing – "bandeoke" is a thing and it...

Triple B is a cafe and takeaway serving NYC-style bagels and burgers in Prestwich, Greater Manchester.

Triple B

Prestwich Restaurant - American

Triple B was born in the midst of the pandemic when the Eat New York crew left the NQ and...

The pastel-hued interior of Trove Manchester - a bakery-cafe that fits in perfectly to the Ancoats food scene

Trove Manchester

Ancoats Restaurant - European

Trove Manchester is the younger sister of the original Trove in Levenshulme which made its name through fantastic bread and...

East River

Merseyside Restaurant - American

New York's lower east side is the inspo here – "where gritty high rise buildings mix with upscale apartments and...

Zara’s Hub

Merseyside Restaurant - Global

Quaintly calling itself a "wine bar" on Instagram, Zara's Hub actually dabbles in a bit of everything, from a classic...

The Remedy Kitchen

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Healthy

Located in the iconic Royal Exchange Arcade, The Remedy Kitchen is Manchester's only completely "free from" restaurant – so no...

slyce uppermill

Slyce

Oldham Restaurant - American

Like its sister restaurant Muse next door, Slyce brings a taste of the city to the bucolic surroundings of Uppermill. 

Broadley’s

West Yorkshire Restaurant - Global

It might be part of a mini shopping complex, but family-run Broadley's bistro has a sunny outdoor terrace for eating...

House felafel salad bowl at Hafla Hafla, a restaurant serving Middle Eastern-inspired food on Liverpool's Lark Lane.

Hafla Hafla

Merseyside Restaurant - Middle Eastern

Pop-up turned permanent Hafla Hafla brings Middle-Eastern inspired kebabs and small plates to the trendy bohemian drag of Lark Lane. 

The Old Stables

Merseyside Restaurant - Global

The old stable block of the leafy Allerton Manor estate is now a family-friendly restaurant offering British classics, Sunday roasts...

Castle Street Townhouse

Merseyside Restaurant - Modern British

There's dining all day every day at chic Castle Street Townhouse, with breakfast and bottomless brunch choices, lunchtime and evening...

The Goods In

Prestwich Restaurant

Just across the road from the Heaton Park tram stop is The Goods In, a newbie cafe-bar from the team...

Common Ground in Altrincham is an artisan cafe serving specialty coffee, brunch and lunch

Common Ground

Altrincham Restaurant - European

An artisan tea and coffee house for people who know the difference between Aeropress, Batch Brew and V60, and no,...

The almond milk porridge served at Ezra & Gil Peter Street - a coffee shop and brunch place in Manchester city centre.

Ezra and Gil Peter Street

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Coffee

The opening of Ezra & Gil Peter Street in 2021 was greeted with glee by brunch and coffee hunters this...

Inside Elnecot, one of the new generation of restaurants in Ancoats, Manchester.

Elnecot

Ancoats Restaurant - European

Named after the first recorded name for Ancoats, Elnecot (meaning ‘lonely cottages’) takes its influence from historical cooking methods with...

Neighbourhood Bistro and Bar

Merseyside Restaurant - Global

Ticking all the boxes for brekkie and brunch in South Liverpool is Neighbourhood Bistro and Bar on Woolton Road.

The Italian Club Bakery

Merseyside Restaurant - Italian

Tracing their roots back to the mountain village of Picinisco near Rome and the seaside city of Bisceglie in Puglia...

Three dishes served at The Font Chorlton: a Confidential Guides recommended bar and restaurant

The Font Chorlton

Chorlton Restaurant - European

While the city centre Font Bar is often typecast as 'that student place with the really cheap cocktails', The Font...

Croissants at Takk - an Icelandic inspired coffee and brunch place on Tarif Street in Manchester's Northern Quarter.

Takk Northern Quarter

Northern Quarter Restaurant - European

Takk is one of the mainstays of the always-evolving coffee and brunch scene in the Northern Quarter. It’s been around...

One of the dishes served at Toast Altrincham, a Confidential Guides' recommended cafe

Toast Altrincham

Altrincham Restaurant - Modern British

As Nigel Slater once said, 'No matter how bad things get, it's impossible not to love someone who made you...

The Bay Horse Tavern Manchester

The Bay Horse

Northern Quarter Restaurant - British

The Bay Horse Tavern, to give it its full moniker, describes itself as "a modern take on a Victorian Pub"...

Takk Oxford Road

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - European

The second permanent opening from Icelandic-inspired coffee house Takk brings a little bit of NQ hipsterism to the University of...

Lovelocks Coffee Shop

Merseyside Restaurant - Global

Nestled in the Cultural Quarter, a stone's throw from St George's Hall and Walker Art Gallery, Lovelocks recently relocated up...

The Cajun salmon jambalaya at The Tavern Co - a Tex Mex bar and restaurant on Smithdown Road, Liverpool

The Tavern Co

Merseyside Restaurant - American

A stalwart of Smithdown Road, The Tavern Co is a casual dining place with a reputation for student and family-friendly...

Pancakes with bacon and maple syrup served at The Blues Kitchen in Manchester city centre.

The Blues Kitchen Manchester

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - American

The Blues Kitchen Manchester is the first opening outside the capital for Columbo Group, which also owns the Jazz Cafe...

Victor's restaurant, Hale

Victor’s

Hale Restaurant - Global

Victor's is an upscale neighbourhood restaurant. Of course it is, it’s in Hale. Locals call in for everything from brunch...

One of the seafood dishes served at Justino's - a family-run Italian restaurant and bar in Aigburth, Liverpool.

Justino’s

Merseyside Restaurant - Italian

Taking the corner spot once occupied by Et Alia is Justino’s - a family-run Italian restaurant and bar headed up...

One of the dishes served at Hanover Street Social - a popular restaurant and bar in Liverpool city centre.

Hanover Street Social

Merseyside Restaurant - Global

Hanover Street Social is a big, buzzy bistro and bar from Paddy Smith’s Red and Blue Group, which also runs Salt...

Cafe Tabac

Merseyside Restaurant - Global

Within spitting distance of the bombed-out church, Cafe Tabac has been rolling with the changes at the top of Bold...

Different styles of tea strainers at Tea Hive cafe in Manchester, Chorlton.

Tea Hive

Chorlton Restaurant - British

Tea Hive is a quaint little cafe celebrating the nation's favourite cuppa, and cake, lots of cake. As you'd expect,...

Cocktails at The Alchemist Spinningfields Manchester

The Alchemist Manchester Spinningfields

Spinningfields Restaurant - Global

The Alchemist in Spinningfields was the original of three Manchester venues and has a good-sized outdoor terrace and plenty of...

chocolate slattery manchester

Slattery

Whitefield Restaurant - British

Much like Betty’s in Harrogate, a trip to Slattery in Whitefield can be a day out in its own right....

Sashimi served on ice at Cottonopolis in the NQ

Cottonopolis

Northern Quarter Restaurant - Japanese

Coined from the 19th-century nickname for Manchester, Cottonopolis is a quintessential Northern Quarter joint, with its wooden floors, towering beams...

A dessert served at Riva restaurant and bar in Hale, Greater Manchester

Riva

Hale Restaurant - Modern British

Bringing new life to Hale village is relaxed restaurant and bar Riva, which cleverly scoops up trade from morning till...

Brunch served at Grindsmith Media City - a popular coffee shop in Salford Quays, Greater Manchester

Grindsmith Media City

Media City Restaurant - Coffee

Grindsmith Media City has been keeping the creatives and apartment-dwellers of Salford Quays fed and caffeinated since 2016. 

The Elephant Woolton

Merseyside Restaurant - Global

Subheading "pub and bakehouse", The Elephant is a Grade II-listed building (with sunny beer garden) in the leafy village of...

Pollen Bakery KAMPUS

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - European

Having branched out from its Piccadilly archway roots with a move to Ancoats marina two years in, popular purveyor of...

Inside the bustling Market House Indoor Food Hall in Altrincham, Greater Manchester.

Market House Indoor Food Hall

Greater Manchester Restaurant

Setting a precedent for the likes of Mackie Mayor and Stockport Produce Hall, many have hailed the revamping of the...

MerseyMade Gordon Smith Cafe

Merseyside Restaurant - Global

This unique cafe – housed in the Grade II-listed 19th-century former Gordon Smith Institute for Seamen (providing support and assistance...

Alfresco brunch at Papillon - a cafe-bar and restaurant in Liverpool's Georgian Quarter

Papillon

Merseyside Restaurant - Global

With its striped pink awning and corner spot on Hope Street, Papillon is one of the prettiest eating places in...

Hot chocolate at Cocoa Cabana in Ancoats, Manchester

Cocoa Cabana Ancoats

Ancoats Restaurant - Global

This chic chocolatiers-cum-cocktail parlour follows in the footsteps of award-winning entrepreneur Sarah Gallacher's West Didsbury ventures, encouraging more sitting and...

River North

Merseyside Restaurant - Global

River North describes itself as a neighbourhood pub, but, with its bottomless brunches and fancy steaks, branded crockery and comprehensive...

Chicken musakhan on homemade taboon as served at Gladstone Barber & Bistro - a recommended place to eat in Stalybridge, Greater Manchester.

Gladstone Barber & Bistro

Tameside Restaurant - Middle Eastern

Nobody goes to the barbers expecting a roast dinner, or for that matter, a feast of home-style Palestinian food. Unless...

Rustik

Didsbury Restaurant - Global

Open since 2015, this independent café-bar on Burton Road in the heart of West Didsbury has a cheeky Irish slant...

Liverpool's popular deli and restaurant Delifonseca on Brunswick Dock

Delifonseca

Merseyside Restaurant - European

Liverpool's acclaimed deli and restaurant Delifonseca has a loyal following thanks to its irresistible victuals from the UK and beyond.

The bright blue exterior of The Ink in the Well, a pub and restaurant on Lark Lane in Aigburth, Liverpool

The Ink in the Well

Merseyside Restaurant - Global

You can't miss the bright blue facade of The Ink in the Well on the iconic Lark Lane. This 2021...

The Quarter

Merseyside Restaurant - Italian

You can't get much more picture perfect than the cobbledy Falkner Street in the cool boho Georgian Quarter and, with...

Fress, Manchester, Northern Quarter, Brunch

Fress

Northern Quarter Restaurant - Global

Established in 2017 in what was then the outer reaches of the Northern Quarter, Fress remains resplendent in chic black-and-white tiles...

Fresh tomato and olives on a Neapolitan-style pizza at Tre Ciccio - an Italian restaurant in Altrincham

Tre Ciccio Altrincham

Altrincham Restaurant - Italian

Translating as ‘three chubby friends’ (a self-effacing reference to owner Francesco Scafuri and a pair of his portly pals from...

On the menu at Toast, Withington

Toast Withington

Withington Restaurant - British

There’s no shortage of cafes along this stretch of Wilmslow Road, but by all accounts, family-run Toast of Withington is...

One of the colourful dishes served at neighbourhood favourite Mary & Archie in Chorlton.

Mary & Archie Chorlton

Chorlton Restaurant - European

Mary & Archie Chorlton is a well-loved neighbourhood cafe bar, sourcing the best local ingredients for their famous 'all-day' brunch...

Gorilla

Greater Manchester Restaurant - American

Gorilla is tucked under a railway arch, it has a slightly industrial vibe but it’s comfortable for all that. The...

Bold Street Coffee Manchester

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Global

Open in Liverpool since 2010, BSC is something of an institution over there and the place to go if you're...

katsouris sandwiches manchester deli

Katsouris

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Global

Katsouris is an institution, having sat in its imposing Gothic-style building on the corner of Deansgate and John Dalton Street...

Afternoon tea served at The Art of Tea: a Confidential Guides recommended cafe-bar in Didsbury

The Art of Tea

Didsbury Restaurant

Independent coffee shop and bar The Art of Tea offers more than just good quality loose leaf tea. It's situated...

Buttermilk Chicken Burger and Rosemary Fries at Bill's Restaurant Spinningfields Manchester

Bill’s Spinningfields

Spinningfields Restaurant - European

Bill’s has come a long way since it was a market café. The family business is now a sizeable chain...

Owens Restaurant and Bar Ramsbottom Manchester Roast Dinner

Owens Restaurant & Bar

Ramsbottom Restaurant - British

Owens Restaurant & Bar is a popular place in Ramsbottom, just opposite the train station and handy for a family...

A dish served at Trove Levenshulme - a bakery and licensed cafe recommended by Confidential Guides

Trove Levenshulme

Levenshulme Restaurant - European

Trove Levenshulme has been going strong since 2011. The main draw is its fantastic bread, which forms the basis for...

Gin and tonics served at NYL Restaurant and Bar in Liverpool's Aloft hotel.

NYL Restaurant and Bar

Merseyside Restaurant - American

Much of the appeal of NYL Restaurant and Bar is admittedly the setting. You'll find it in the Aloft hotel...

Down The Hatch

Merseyside Restaurant - Vegan

Downstairs on Duke Street, DTH promises some hellishly good scran in its vegan and vegetarian-friendly brick-lined junk food bunker, where...

Bill's Intu Trafford Centre

Bill’s Trafford Centre

Stretford Restaurant - European

When it comes to The Orient at the Trafford Centre, it's more like the Gobi Desert as far as a...

The inviting interior of Vibe Cafe - a vegan cafe serving breakfast, brunch and lunches in Liverpool

Vibe Cafe

Merseyside Restaurant - Vegan

The Vibe serves cheery vegan food that will light up your Instagram feed and fill your belly. Known for its...

Rococo Coffee House

Merseyside Restaurant - Global

Rococo is an independent coffee house slap bang in the centre of town, occupying two upstairs floors of a historic...

Chapters Of Us

Merseyside Restaurant - Global

Hang out with your pooch or your pals inside or take advantage of the terrace at this self-styled neighbourhood coffee...

Colleen’s

Ramsbottom Restaurant - Modern British

With its plush velvet chairs and cushions and pink and green hues du jour, Colleen's cuts a smart jib on...

Peaberry

Merseyside Restaurant - Global

Describing itself as a "coffee house and kitchen", independent family-run business Peabody's does a bit of everything since first opening...

One of the brunch options served at Thyme Out - a licensed cafe in Didsbury, Manchester

Thyme Out

Didsbury Restaurant - European

A stalwart of the Didsbury cafe scene, Thyme Out has been going strong since 2006. Locals rave about the brunch...

Portland Street 358

Merseyside Restaurant - Global

You can have whatever flavour you fancy, as long as it's street food flavour – that's the offer at Portland...

The Welsford Bistro

Merseyside Restaurant - British

Scoffing your brekkie in Britain's largest cathedral might leave you speechless, so it's just as well you don't have to...

cuckoo prestwich door

Cuckoo

Prestwich Restaurant - Italian

Like the interloping bird that gives it its name, Cuckoo was an odd-one-out when it first opened in Prestwich back...

Clockworks

Merseyside Restaurant - Global

On the corner of Ropewalks' Wolstenholme Square, Clockworks is housed in one of the city’s oldest surviving warehouses crammed with...

Mary and Archie Chorlton Brunch

Mary & Archie Didsbury

Didsbury Restaurant - Global

With colourful decor, eclectic knick-knacks, plenty of potted plants and a bit of a Seventies vibe, Mary & Archie does...

girl standing outside cafe with a tray of brownies - Nibble NQ Manchester cafe

Nibble NQ

Northern Quarter Restaurant - Global

Based in the bijou space next to Pop Boutique, this independent female owned and run café is small in size,...

The Alchemist Salford Quays

The Alchemist Salford

Media City Restaurant - Global

The Alchemist at Salford Quays is the most recent of three Manchester venues and has an outdoor terrace overlooking the...

Seafood Risotto at Alberts Restaurant Didsbury

Albert’s Didsbury

Didsbury Restaurant - European

Albert’s Didsbury always has a buzz about it. OK, so you won’t get the best food in the world but...

Cafe Sanjuan

Stockport Restaurant - South American

Serving a unique Caribbean-Colombian combo, Cafe Sanjuan is the creation of Luis Felipe Sanjuan, who hails from Barranquilla, a bustling...

Brunch served at Foundation Coffee House Northern Quarter, a coffee shop in the restored Sevendale House on Lever Street, Manchester.

Foundation Coffee House Northern Quarter

Northern Quarter Restaurant - Coffee

Foundation Coffee House Northern Quarter is the first of three locations in the city centre from this homegrown brand. This...

Black Market

West Yorkshire Restaurant - Global

Black Market is all about serving small plates and creating contemporary takes on traditional cooking and international classics – sharing...

LEAF West Kirby

Merseyside Restaurant - Global

LEAF has headed over the water, and its West Kirby outpost continues the theme, with over 60 varieties of loose-leaf...

The sun shines into the interior of bar and bistro Polidor 68 on Lark Lane, Liverpool.

Polidor 68

Merseyside Restaurant - Global

Named after the famous Parisian restaurant frequented by the likes of Ernest Hemingway and James Joyce, Polidor 68 aspires to...

Menu at The Alchemist New York Street Manchester

The Alchemist Manchester New York Street

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Global

The Alchemist on New York Street is the second of three Manchester venues and nicely turned out, with bags of...

Milk and Honey Cafe Manchester

Milk & Honey Cafe

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Global

Milk & Honey Cafe does pretty much what it says on the tin – it's a bona fide cafe, only...

Federal Manchester, Espresso Martini, Bar

Federal Manchester Deansgate

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Global

Keeping the Northern Quarter fed and watered since 2014, five years on and Federal claimed another foothole, this time on...

LEAF Bold St

Merseyside Restaurant - Global

Housed in a former tea room over two floors of an art deco building, LEAF's name and USP was meant...

Bold Street Coffee

Restaurant - Global

Open since 2010, BSC is something of an institution and the place to go if you're in need of caffeine...

Vincent Cafe & Restaurant

Merseyside Restaurant - Global

Part of the contemporary boutique hotel of the same name, the Vincent Café & Restaurant offers a bit of everything...

Minna

Merseyside Restaurant - Global

This women-run family business is inspired by Molly's great nan Minna, who turned a plot of land behind her council house...

One of the burgers served at Ma Boyles - a pub and restaurant near Albert Dock in Liverpool city centre.

Ma Boyles

Merseyside Restaurant - Global

Ma Boyles, a self-described 'ale house and eatery', has been around in various guises since the mid 19th century. As...

Croissants fresh from the oven at Pollen Bakery - an award-winning bakery and cafe in New Islington, Manchester

Pollen Bakery

Greater Manchester Restaurant - European

After an initial stint tucked away in an archway near Piccadilly, this airy bakery and cafe moved to a spot...

California Coffee and Wine Altrincham Tacos

California Coffee & Wine

Altrincham Restaurant - American

California Coffee & Wine is a ray of SoCal sunshine. The Cal-Mex flavours served up are fresher and sharper than...

The sunspot terrace at The Refinery - a bustling bar and restaurant on Liverpool's Hope Street.

The Refinery

Merseyside Restaurant - British

With Moroccan tiling, concrete flooring and filament lighting, The Refinery is certainly on-trend with its decor. This chilled-out bar and...

Sitting in the sun outside Pippin's Corner - a cafe on Lark Lane, Liverpool

Pippin’s Corner

Merseyside Restaurant - European

Pippin’s Corner is a charming, family-friendly cafe-bistro that makes the most of its handsome corner spot on Lark Lane. Head...

The casual, arty interior of The Counter House - a health-led restaurant on Cutting Room Square, Ancoats

The Counter House

Ancoats Restaurant - American

Gut-cleansing spirulina juices, turmeric scented Buddha bowls and raw vegan cookies, The Counter House menu reads like a dream list...

The Gherkin

Levenshulme Restaurant - Vegetarian

More than a mere bistro or coffee shop, The Gherkin is a characterful community-minded, environmentally focused space supporting local artists...

Bicycles outside Inspire Cafe which is part of Levenshulme Inspire, a busy community centre housed in a former church.

Inspire Cafe

Levenshulme Restaurant - British

Inspire Cafe is an inclusive, relaxed gem of a community cafe housed in a former church in Levenshulme. It serves...

Joro Vegan Eatery

Merseyside Restaurant - Vegan

Tucked away on Birkenhead's Hamilton Square , just a couple of minutes walk from Woodside Ferry Terminal, is Joro’s Vegan...

San Carlo Gran Cafe Manchester, Raspberry Tart

San Carlo Gran Cafe

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Italian

Head to any of the ristorantes in the acclaimed and award-winning family-run San Carlo Group and you know you’re in...

A white chocolate and matcha cookie in the window of Ezra & Gil, a coffee shop in the NQ, Manchester.

Ezra & Gil Hilton Street

Northern Quarter Restaurant - Global

If you want to experience Northern Quarter cafe culture in its purest form, head to Ezra & Gil Hilton Street,...

Bill’s Liverpool

Restaurant - European

Bill’s began life as a quirky East Sussex market cafe before transmorphing into a crowd-pleasing chain and colonising city centres...

One of the colourful dishes from the brunch menu at Another Heart to Feed in Didsbury

Another Heart To Feed Didsbury

Didsbury Restaurant - European

Another Heart To Feed in Didsbury is an ecologically-minded coffee shop inspired by coffee culture capital of the world, Melbourne.

Outdoor seating at Albert's Restaurant Worsley

Albert’s Worsley

Worsley Restaurant - European

Albert’s Worsley is a reliable option, especially if you’re trying to please a big group. Even if you don’t get...

Globe Chorlton Manchester

Globe Chorlton

Chorlton Restaurant - Global

Globe Chorlton describes itself as a world kitchen with cocktails. Think some of your favourite foods from far-flung places served...

Manahatta Manchester New York Taxi

Manahatta Manchester

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - American

Manahatta is a New York-inspired cocktail bar on Deansgate. It’s well known for its party atmosphere, great drinks and bottomless...

Treehouse Cafe in Salford

Treehouse Café

Broughton Restaurant - British

Salford independent the Treehouse Cafe is the sort of picture-perfect coffee house you frequently see on Instagram but rarely stumble...

The famous black dahl at Dishoom Manchester

Dishoom

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

Dishoom is a legend in its own lunchtime and that’s exactly how it likes things. It’s not enough to serve...

The Bookbinder

Merseyside Restaurant - British

As a "neighbourhood pub, wine bar and eatery" The Bookbinder manages to straddle all three quite different roles: well-kept cask...

Cake at Cocoa Cabana in Didsbury, Manchester

Cocoa Cabana West Didsbury

Didsbury Restaurant - British

Having made a name – and a following – for itself, Burton Road's chic chocolatiers has expanded into larger premises...

Interior Seating at Ancoats Coffee Piccadilly

Ancoats Coffee Co. Piccadilly

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Coffee

Ancoats Coffee Company in Manchester Piccadilly is set in 111 Piccadilly, a light-filled handsome building near the train station. If...

A burger topped with cheese and pulled pork at Three Piggies - a casual dining place on Allerton Road, Liverpool

Three Piggies Alehouse & Canteen

Merseyside Restaurant - Global

The Three Piggies Alehouse & Canteen looks like a transplant from a Cornish surfer town with its flaking driftwood walls,...

Barrio

Chorlton Restaurant - Mexican

Barrio bar and kitchen brings Mexican and a bit more to Chorlton's foodie "barrio" (quarter) Beech Road, using locally sourced...

Produce from Lupo caffe Italiano

Lupo

Prestwich Restaurant - Italian

Patiscerria and small-batch Italian hand-roasted coffee that's the name of the game at the award-winning Lupo Caffe Italiano.

The BBQ vegan burger served at Jimmy's Liverpool: a rock and roll bar, gig venue and restaurant on Bold Street.

Jimmy’s Liverpool (kitchen closed)

Merseyside Restaurant - American

This glam rock and roll boozer on Bold Street is a bar, music venue, and upstairs, a restaurant. And while...

Take a seat inside the cafe at Ancoats Coffee Co in Royal Mills

Ancoats Coffee Co.

Ancoats Restaurant - Coffee

If you’re serious about your coffee, Ancoats Coffee Co has to be your first port of call in this part...

LEAF Smithdown Rd

Merseyside Restaurant - Global

LEAF’s fairly new local, up Allerton way, continues the theme, with over 60 varieties of loose-leaf tea (the OG LEAF...

Playfoots

Eccles Restaurant - Global

“Just rock up and have the time of your life,” says Playfoots over Instagram. The cafe-cum-bar in the small town...

Malmo

Merseyside Restaurant - Scandi

If it's a daytime pitstop you need, head to Malmo, where all your Scandi breakfast, brunch and lunch needs will...

An example of the Moroccan Menu at So Marrakech Altrincham

So Marrakech

Altrincham Restaurant - African

As well as homewares and style items, concept store So Marrakech has a daytime café, offering a taste of Morocco...

The Banyan Tree Restaurant Manchester

The Banyan Tree

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Global

Situated on the Castlefield-Hulme border, The Banyan Tree is a neighbourhood eatery that’s much appreciated by the people living in...

A dish served at Yang Sing - the famed Cantonese fine-dining restaurant in Manchester's China Town.

Yang Sing

Chinatown Restaurant - Chinese

Yang Sing was one of the very first restaurants in the UK to offer Cantonese fine dining. Innovative chef Harry...

Sugar Junction Northern Quarter Manchester

Sugar Junction

Northern Quarter Restaurant - Global

With a very vintage vibe, homemade cake and cocktails, and tempting hot and cold plates dished up all day every...

A cocktail served at Wilson's Social, a cafe bar in the NQ, Manchester.

Wilson’s Social

Northern Quarter Restaurant - Global

Glass-fronted bar and restaurant Wilson's Social is part of the Selina NQ1 hostel, formerly Hatter’s. It’s a brunch, lunch and...

Street View Outdoor Seating at All The Shapes Prestwich

All The Shapes

Prestwich Restaurant - Mexican

All The Shapes has that relaxed café-bar, all-day-eatery thing nailed. It’s the sort of place where you feel equally comfortable...

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