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Federation Gym

Northern Quarter Gyms

If bodybuilding, powerlifting or Olympic weightlifting are your thing, there’s a new gym in the Northern Quarter that you’ll want...

One of the dishes served at Kambuja in Marple - one of the few Cambodian restaurants in the North.

Kambuja

Marple Restaurant - Cambodian

Many of us are familiar with the vibrant cuisines of Vietnam and Thailand but Cambodian, or Khmer, food is still...

Lady with orange pugil stick at Inflata Nation Manchester

Inflata Nation Manchester

Trafford Park Activities

This indoor inflatable playground is an excellent way to tire out hyperactive kids on a rainy day and for that...

Tiger Rock Smithdown Road

Mossley Hill Restaurant - Thai

With "south east Asian hawker food" the tagline for Tiger Rock, you can expect cheap and cheerful small plates covering...

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

Grindsmith Media City

Media City Cafes

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

Brunch cocktails at Trove Levenshulme.

Trove Marble Street

Manchester City Centre Cafes

Trove Marble Street joins the Trove family; a selection of cafes with great bread and coffee that are dotted around Manchester.

A dish served at Yuzu, a Confidential Guides' recommended Japanese restaurant in Manchester's China Town

Yuzu

Chinatown (Manchester) Restaurant - Japanese

Yuzu is a neighbourhood-style Japanese restaurant offering refreshingly uncomplicated dishes served in Zen-like surroundings. You won’t find a conveyor belt...

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 Cafes

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

Bold Street Coffee Manchester

Manchester City Centre Cafes

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

Bundobust Manchester is best known for its vegetarian small plates and craft beers

Bundobust Leeds

Leeds Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

Bundobust Leeds is a veggie Bollywood blockbuster, best known for its small plates and beer.

Grilla Allerton Road

Mossley Hill Restaurant - Mediterranean

Scandinavian design meets Cyrpiot food at Grilla Allerton Road - the sister restaurant to the original Grilla on Hardman Street. 

Puppy having cuddles at Paws Yoga

Paws Yoga

Castlefield Activities

Two things that are guaranteed to release endorphins: puppies and yoga. Paws Yoga combines the two, and was the first...

Defne Turkish BBQ Restaurant

Childwall Restaurant - Mediterranean

Using the freshest veg and juiciest meats and fish, plenty of aromatic herbs and regional spices, the food of Turkey...

Try Thai in Manchester's Chinatown at night

Try Thai

Chinatown (Manchester) Restaurant - Thai

Up some steps and through a doorway flanked by two statuettes making the wai, and you're welcomed into Try Thai,...

Yum Cha Manchester

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Chinese

"Dim sum, roast meats and big plates" promises purpose-built Kampus gaff Yum Cha's bespoke Insta-friendly neon sign – but there...

Sushi Haus

Marple Restaurant - Japanese

Sushi Haus along busy Stockport Road in Marple is a small and cosy restaurant that specialises in sushi and sashimi...

2022 09 22 Kickair child backflip

Kickair

Green Quarter Activities

Kickair, an “indoor freestyle park” behind Victoria Station, is the kind of place that fills kids (and big kids) with...

Peaberry Coffee House & Kitchen

Albert Dock Restaurant - Global

Describing itself as a "coffee house and kitchen", independent family-run business Peabody's does a bit of everything: breakfast, brunch and...

Malmo

Ropewalks Restaurant - Scandi

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

Pho | Corn Exchange

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Vietnamese

As you might expect from the name, Vietnam's national dish pho (pronounced “fuh") is at the heart of the menu...

Roman pool at Thornton Hall Hotel and Spa

Thornton Hall Hotel and Spa

Wirral Spas

With its Roman-style bath, outdoor hydro pools, and gorgeous countryside views, Thornton Hall Hotel and Spa is high on our...

Tampopo Thai Restaurant Manchester Albert Square

Tampopo Manchester Albert Square

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Pan Asian

Tampopo Albert Square is the original venue in this Manchester-born chain from restaurateur David Fox. It was here that they...

Street View Outdoor Seating at All The Shapes Prestwich

All The Shapes

Prestwich Restaurant - Bar

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

Pad Krapow Khai at Tampopo Thai Restaurant Manchester Corn Exchange

Tampopo | Corn Exchange

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Pan Asian

The second of their city centre venues, Tampopo Manchester Corn Exchange has the same wok-fresh East Asian menu as its...

Bondi Bowl at Kampus - a healthy place to eat in Manchester.

Bondi Bowls

Gay Village Restaurant - Healthy

If you're at Piccadilly Station wondering where you can get something nutritious and fresh to take on your train journey,...

Sapporo Teppanyaki Liverpool

Chinatown (Liverpool) Restaurant - Japanese

A unique dining experience is promised at the Liverpool branch of Sapporo Teppanyaki, primarily a noodle and sushi bar, but...

Treehouse Cafe in Salford

Treehouse Café

Broughton Cafes

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

Spring flowers in the rain at Castlefield Viaduct - a new garden ran by the National Trust in Manchester city centre.

Castlefield Viaduct

Castlefield Parks & Gardens

Castlefield Viaduct is the National Trust’s newest opening in the region - and it's a bit of a departure from...

HOME Restaurant

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Global

One of Manchester’s flagship buildings, HOME is many things including cinema, theatre, art gallery and, of most interest to Confidential...

The aquapark at Alderford Lake

Alderford Lake

Whitchurch Activities

Alderford Lake is the perfect summer day out. It’s an idyllic location but you won’t be able to sit still...

healthy food and smoothie at The Green Lab Northern Quarter

The Green Lab

Northern Quarter Restaurant - Healthy

Founded in May 2019 by Manchester sisters Nikita and Kanika, The Green Lab is described as a health and well-being...

Dancers at Baumka Barefoot Clubbing at Cargo nightclub in the Printworks, Manchester by Luke Donnelly

TribeGaia Conscious Events

Manchester City Centre Clubs & Groups
Mayfield Park, Manchester

Mayfield Park

Piccadilly Parks & Gardens

It’s no secret that Manchester city centre is short on decent parks. The opening of Mayfield Park in September 2022 goes...

Hyde Leisure Pool

Hyde Activities

If you're looking for a pool with a waterslide in Manchester, you've got two options: Grand Central in Stockport and...

Exterior view of Rosa's Thai Cafe on Deansgate

Rosa’s Thai Cafe Manchester

Spinningfields Restaurant - Thai

Starting out in a no-frills East End caff already called Rosa’s, Khao Kho-born Saiphin dished up authentic Thai flavours with...

chefs omakase platter of salmon sashimi, uramaki and nigiri

Zumuku Sushi Worsley

Worsley Restaurant - Japanese

We heart sushi and mini-chain Zumuku Sushi serves up our favourite finger food with authentic flavours and flourishes, and even...

Federal Manchester, Espresso Martini, Bar

Federal Manchester Deansgate

Spinningfields Restaurant - Global

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

The always-popular Viet Shack stall in the Arndale Market, Manchester.

Viet Shack Manchester Arndale

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Vietnamese

There’s almost always a small crowd gathered around Viet Shack’s counter in the Arndale Food Market. Their menu of flavour-packed,...

Cowshed

Ropewalks Restaurant - British

If you don't like being told what to do, then Cowshed is probably not for you. The self-described beefhouse (as...

Chill Factore

Trafford Park Activities

With 180m of downhill skiing and snowboarding, Chill Factore is the UK’s longest indoor real snow slope. And though you can’t...

Tampopo Thai Restaurant Trafford Centre Manchester

Tampopo Trafford Centre

Stretford Restaurant - Pan Asian

One of the better eating options in the sprawling domed food court hell that is The Orient is Tampopo Trafford...

A bowl of ramen at New Wave Ramen in Manchester.

New Wave Ramen

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Japanese

After building a name and fanbase for itself in Mackie Mayor, New Wave Ramen have now got their own standalone...

Goats at Tatton Park Farm.

Tatton Park

Knutsford Parks & Gardens

Tatton Park is a historic estate on the edge of Knutsford, home to an opulent neo-classical mansion, landscaped gardens, a...

Skating at Graystone Action Sports in Salford

Graystone

Salford Activities

Graystone is Salford’s action-packed home of high-adrenaline sports. Skateboarding is the big deal here. Practise on all sorts of drops,...

Hibiki

Liverpool City Centre Restaurant - Japanese

Hibiki's website encourages you to "feed your soul" and "celebrate your senses" and, if it's authentic Japanese cuisine specialising in...

Outdoor swimming at Swim Liverpool at Princes Dock, Liverpool.

Swim Liverpool

Princes Dock Swimming

Swim Liverpool at Princes Dock is the Liverpudlian base of We Swim Run, the team behind various races, courses and...

a table of sashimi, takoyaki octopus balls and crispy chilli squid

Zumuku Sushi Didsbury

Didsbury Restaurant - Japanese

We heart sushi and mini-chain Zumuku Sushi serves up our favourite finger food with authentic flavours and flourishes, and even...

The Italian Club Fish

Ropewalks Restaurant - Italian

Restauranteur Rosaria Crolla's family left the mountain village of Picinisco to the south of Rome for Glasgow, setting up fish...

One of the swimming pools and the spectator stands at Manchester Aquatics Centre in Manchester.

Manchester Aquatics Centre

Oxford Road Swimming

Manchester Aquatics Centre is open once again, following an 18-month closure for an extensive refurbishment and upgrade. The new centre...

Acai and The Tribe

Deansgate Restaurant - Healthy

Head to Deansgate Mews (the upper-level pedestrianised bit in between Great Northern Warehouse and Deansgate) to find health-food wonder Acai...

One of the dishes served at Lily's Indian Vegetarian Cuisine in Ashton-under-Lyne.

Lily’s Indian Vegetarian Cuisine

Ashton-under-Lyne Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

Lily's Indian Vegetarian Cuisine is an unassuming restaurant in Ashton-under-Lyne that happens to serve some of the best South Indian...

Al fresco eating at The Village restaurant in Blakemere Village.

Blakemere Village

Northwich Activities

Blakemere Village is the Cheshire one-stop for shopping, outdoor activities and family-friendly events.

Crispy chicken ramen at Shoryu Manchester

Shoryu Ramen

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Japanese

Shoryu Ramen is the first branch of the mini London chain to leave the capital. It’s located in Piccadilly Gardens...

Menu selection at Teppenyaki Chinatown Manchester

Teppanyaki Chinatown

Chinatown (Manchester) Restaurant - Japanese

One of the longest-standing Japanese restaurants in Manchester, if not the North West, is Teppanyaki Chinatown. It’s been here since...

Dishes served at Darbar, an Iranian restaurant in Cheetham Hill, Manchester.

Darbar

Manchester Restaurant - Middle Eastern

From pomegranate and pistachio to saffron and barberries, the authentic flavours of Persian cuisine are promised at this family-run restaurant,...

Pizza from PLY. Credit: PLY

PLY

Northern Quarter Restaurant - Italian

Describing itself as a "hangout" and "creative space", PLY is in the beating heart of hipster Northern Quarter, benefitting from...

Bold Street Coffee

Ropewalks Cafes

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

FWD Manchester

Manchester City Centre Therapeutic Services

Want to give Wim Hof style cold water immersion a try but without leaving Manchester city centre? Head to the...

A dish served with a glass of wine at Oystercatcher - a seafood restaurant in Chorlton, Manchester.

Oystercatcher

Chorlton Restaurant - European

“Doing lots of little things right” is a definition of perfection. And Oystercatcher - a simple seafood restaurant in Chorlton...

Federal Circle Square

Oxford Road Restaurant - Global

Federal Cafe Bar in Circle Square on Oxford Road, Manchester is a must-visit for brunch lovers. With a focus on...

The entrance to Prashad restaurant in Bradford, which is known for its vegetarian Indian food

Prashad

Bradford Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

Prashad is a Gordon Ramsay-rated thrill for anyone craving Gujarati vegetarian food. Since starring on Ramsay's Best Restaurant show, the...

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,...

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...

Al Dente

Lark Lane Restaurant - Mediterranean

Al Dente is a Mediterranean restaurant with an extensive, far-reaching menu that just about makes sense when you consider the...

Open water swimming at Liverpool Watersport Centre.

Liverpool Watersports Centre

Waterfront Swimming

Nothing shakes up the senses quite like a winter dip in the docks. Head to Mariners Wharf for all-year-round aquatic...

Vietnamese food from Viet Guy, a family-run Vietnamese restaurant in Northenden, Greater Manchester.

Viet Guy Northenden

Northenden Restaurant - Vietnamese

Fans of Vietnamese food are advised to travel to Northenden to check out local favourite Viet Guy. This family-run independent...

Worsley Woods - a recommended place for walks near Manchester

Worsley Woods

Worsley Parks & Gardens

You can spend a pleasant few hours wandering through Worsley Woods, a 30-hectare woodland with well-marked trails, ponds, a children's...

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...

Roast dinner at Groobarbs Wild Farm & Field Kitchen in Knutsford, Cheshire

Groobarb’s Wild Farm & Field Kitchen

Knutsford Restaurant - Modern British

Groobarbs Wild Farm & Field Kitchen comes from the brains behind Groobox; a Cheshire-based fruit and veg delivery box service....

tuna, salmon and yellowtail sashimi in a bowl, served with wasabi and decorated with flowers

Zumuku Sushi Bolton

Bolton Restaurant - Japanese

We heart sushi and mini-chain Zumuku Sushi serves up our favourite finger food with authentic flavours and flourishes, and even...

Ramen at House of Fu Manchester, a Japanese restaurant with karaoke booths on Portland Street.

House of Fu Manchester

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Japanese

Beloved Leeds ramen hotspot House of Fu opened on Portland Street in October 2023. This Japanese restaurant and bar is...

Istanbul BBQ & Bistro Allerton

Allerton Restaurant - Mediterranean

Following in the footsteps of the Woolton Village branch of Istanbul, the restaurant on the vibrant Allerton Road has 70...

Rococo Coffee House

Cavern Quarter Cafes

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

Tiger Rock North John Street

Cavern Quarter Restaurant - Thai

With "south east Asian hawker food" the tagline for Tiger Rock, you can expect cheap and cheerful small plates covering...

The team responsible for the street food magic served at Indian Tiffin Room Cheadle

Indian Tiffin Room Cheadle

Cheadle Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

Indian Tiffin Room Cheadle was one of the first local places to step away from the typical menu of the...

David James Seed at The Farm Club doing cold water immersion

The Farm Club

Pickmere Gyms

The Farm Club started life as a triathlon training centre before it expanded into offering a wider wellness experience. Situated...

A sauna at Carden Park, an award-winning countryside spa hotel near Manchester and Liverpool.

Carden Park

Chester Spas

Carden Park is one of the North West’s ultimate spa destinations. This place has won award after award, and deservedly...

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

Takk Northern Quarter

Northern Quarter Cafes

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

Paddleboarding at Wild Shore Delamere - one of our recommended places to go paddle boarding in Manchester, LIverpool and the North West

Wild Shore Delamere

Delamere Swimming

If you've never known the joy of flying over a lake on a rope swing and daring yourself to let...

Coffee from ManCoCo, Manchester

ManCoCo

Manchester City Centre Cafes

ManCoCo sits in the railway arches on Hewitt Street between HOME Arts Centre and the Castlefield Gallery. It's not the...

Vegan ramen from Japanese restaurant Shogun Ramen and Bar in Chorlton, Manchester

Shogun Ramen and Bar

Chorlton Restaurant - Japanese

Shogun Ramen and Bar in Chorlton says it does Manchester’s cheapest ramen (from £7.99 a bowl) and we’ve no evidence...

Neighbourhood Bistro and Bar

Childwall Restaurant - Global

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

A healthy rice bowl available at Pho Liverpool: A Vietnamese restaurant on Bold Street

Pho Liverpool

Ropewalks Restaurant - Vietnamese

There are many arguments you could make against Pho Liverpool. It’s a chain restaurant on a street known for its...

A bowl of pho topped with fresh herbs from Viet Shack Manchester Ancoats, a recommended Vietnamese restaurant

Viet Shack Manchester Ancoats

Ancoats Restaurant - Vietnamese

Nelson Lam and Leo Tran's Viet Shack empire started with a humble takeaway stall in the Arndale Market which quickly...

Hot chocolate with giant marshmallows at The Green, Bollington

The Green

Bollington Cafes

The Green is a cute and cosy little cafe in Bollington. This may be Cheshire not Scandinavia, but it exudes...

Yum Cha

Lark Lane Restaurant - Chinese

"Dim sum, roast meats and big plates" promises Yum Cha's website and the restaurant awning fluttering on Lark Lane alike...

Grilla Hardman Street

Liverpool City Centre Restaurant - Mediterranean

Grilla fast became a hit when it opened back in 2015, thanks to its cool Scandinavian interior and contrasting menu...

Chorlton Runners

Chorlton Clubs & Groups

Looking like a swarm of bees in their black and gold running vests, the Chorlton Runners are always well-represented in...

Etherow Country Park

Romiley Parks & Gardens

If you want a woodland walk complete with den-making, wildlife, picnic spots, and beautiful views, Etherow Country Park on the...

Snake Woodlands, off the A57, a recommended place for walks near Manchester.

Snake Woodlands

Glossop Parks & Gardens

Not long after the road descends from the summit of the Snake Pass, you'll find an area of Forestry England...

Barbakan Deli

Chorlton Deli

The folks at Barbakan have been nose to the grindstone for over 50 years - they were here long before...

Tube slides at Play Factore in Manchester

Play Factore

Trafford Park Activities

Play Factore is like a super-sized version of the traditional indoor play centre. It’s enormous; crawling through tunnels, clambering through...

Salford Lads Club, a recommended wedding venue in Manchester.

Salford Lads Club

Salford Historic Buildings & Sites

Boxing has been taught at Salford Lads Club since it opened back in 1903. The founders, the Groves brothers, wanted...

Sale Harriers - a running club in Manchester

Sale Harriers

Sale Clubs & Groups

Sale Harriers is one of Greater Manchester's biggest and oldest athletics clubs. It has been running, quite literally, for over...

Asparagus dish at Juniper in Bramhall

Juniper Bramhall

Bramhall Cafes

Juniper Bramhall has a well-deserved reputation for excellent coffee: a blend of sweet Brazilian arabicas, soft and fruity Latin American...

Love From - an alcohol-free bar in Manchester city centre.

Love From

Gay Village Bars

Karl Considine, host and founder of 'What Next' podcast, opened alcohol-free bar Love From as a two-week pop-up in October...

We Invented the Weekend - one of Greater Manchester's best festivals.

We Invented The Weekend

Media City Festivals

We Invented the Weekend festival is a massive, free, two-day celebration of all the cool stuff people do in their...

DJ at DryWave sober rave

DryWave

Manchester City Centre Clubs & Groups

This registered charity works on a number of projects related to sober and drug-free living, including the massive DryWave sober...

Takk Oxford Road

Oxford Road Cafes

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

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.

The gym floor at Manchester Academy of Gymnastics

Manchester Academy of Gymnastics

Salford Activities

Manchester Academy of Gymnastics offers gymnastics to adults and children, boxing for anyone over ten, and parkour.

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 Cafes

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

Breakfast at Juniper Hale

Juniper Hale

Hale Cafes

Juniper Hale is known for its excellent coffee which you can also buy online to enjoy at home. If you’re...

23Bundobust Manchester is best known for its vegetarian small plates and craft beers

Bundobust Manchester

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

Bundobust is a huge beer hall serving craft ales in the heart of Manchester's Piccadilly Gardens. It also happened to...

Shrimps on toast at Barnacle in Liverpool.

Barnacle

Ropewalks Restaurant - Modern British

On the mezzanine at Duke Street Market clings "intimate Scouse brasserie" Barnacle, serving modern dishes and championing regional food.

Wellnergy Manchester

Wythenshawe Festivals

The first ever Wellnergy Manchester takes place on 6 July 2024 in Wythenshawe Park, after a successful debut in London...

Roast squash with labneh and zhoug at Evelyn's in the NQ

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...

A selection of mezze served at Othello's Greek Restaurant in Liverpool.

Othello’s

Gateacre Restaurant - Mediterranean

Othello’s Greek Restaurant is a local favourite thanks to its reliable Mediterranean food and quick-smart, smiley service. 

Woman on rope bridge at Treetop Trek Manchester

Treetop Trek Manchester

Prestwich Activities

If you're looking for a fun way to get outside and get active, try Treetop Trek Manchester at Heaton Park....

The exterior of Seoul Kimchi which is known as one of the best Korean restaurants in Manchester.

Seoul Kimchi

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Korean

This well-regarded cafe and takeaway started life as a shop specialising in Korean ingredients, before owner/chef Byunghee Kwon added tables...

The lunch special menu at Tokyo Noodle Bar in Liverpool's Chinatown

Tokyo Noodle Bar

Chinatown (Liverpool) Restaurant - Pan Asian

Famed for its massive portions and diminutive prices, Tokyo Noodle Bar would be a hidden gem if it wasn’t already...

An example of the dishes at Pho Cue restaurant in Manchester China Town

Pho Cue

Chinatown (Manchester) Restaurant - Vietnamese

"The food speaks for itself," says Cue Tran, owner of the Pho Cue Vietnamese kitchen, whose aim is to take...

A dish from Zaytoon, a Lebanese restaurant in Chorlton, Manchester.

Zaytoon

Chorlton Restaurant - Middle Eastern

You'll find this authentic family-run Lebanese restaurant tucked away on the parade opposite Chorlton bus station, complete with an outdoor...

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...

Comptoir Libanais Spinningfields Manchester Bar Seating

Comptoir Libanais

Spinningfields Restaurant - Middle Eastern

Comptoir Libanais serves up the bold flavours of Lebanon, its fresh and healthy plates providing much to tempt those following...

Ca Phe Viet in Ancoats, Manchester specialises in Vietnamese coffee and banh mi.

Ca Phe Viet

Ancoats Restaurant - Vietnamese

Serving up Vietnamese coffee in the traditional and modern way, freshly filled banh mi baguettes plus bowls of aromatic and hearty...

platter from Yara restaurant cheadle

Yara Cheadle

Cheadle Restaurant - Middle Eastern

Lebanese and Syrian restaurant Yara is not alone with its Cheadle outpost – equally popular branches can be sniffed out...

Summer rolls served at Vnam - a Vietnamese restaurant in Ancoats, Manchester.

Vnam

Ancoats Restaurant - Vietnamese

Ancoats is fast becoming the go-to place in Manchester to get your authentic Vietnamese food fix, with various purveyors of...

One of the colourful, healthy dishes served at Kimji Korean Restaurant in Ramsbottom, Bury.

Kimji Korean Restaurant

Ramsbottom Restaurant - Korean

Husband and wife team Sam and Mandy Chen opened the first Kimji Korean Restaurant in Preston in 2018 to a...

Cakes on display on the counter at Nordie Bar in Levenshulme.

Nordie Bar

Levenshulme Restaurant - European

Nordie Bar is a dog-friendly neighbourhood bar with a focus on coffee, craft beer and cocktails.

My Thai Restaurant John Dalton Street Manchester

My Thai Manchester John Dalton Street

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Thai

The clue's in the name and My Thai serves up dishes inspired by the street food markets of Bangkok –...

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...

Pokusevski's, Heaton Moor, quiche

Pokusevski’s

Heaton Moor Restaurant - European

Pokusevski’s has it all. Literally. From the Victorian stained glass windows, the art deco lamps and the Moroccan knick-knacks to...

Three dishes served at The Kitchen, a restaurant and bar in West Houghton, Bolton

The Kitchen

Bolton Restaurant - Mediterranean

A family-run restaurant specialising in Greek street food, The Kitchen is a Westhaughton favourite thanks to the enthusiasm of the...

One of the home-made coeliac-friendly pies at Off the Wheaten Track - a deli in Altrincham, Greater Manchester.

Off the Wheaten Track

Altrincham Restaurant - Global

Adding to Altrincham’s status as a food-shopping destination is Off the Wheaten Track, a coeliac-friendly deli which sells sweet and...

The Bistro at Blackburne House

Restaurant - Global

Nestled in the basement of a beautiful Grade II-listed building in the Georgian Quarter, The Bistro at Blackburne House is...

Anar Turkish BBQ Restaurant

Restaurant - Mediterranean

The clue is in the name, really, and Anar draws on the vast repertoire of the Mediterranean-meets-Middle Eastern cuisine of...

Blue Sakura

Leeds Restaurant - Japanese

Resplendent in the sakura cherry blossoms of its name (albeit faux flora), Blue Sakura brings "Asian-inspired magic" to Leeds via...

The Anatolian Grill is a Mediterranean restaurant in Prestwich, Greater Manchester.

Anatolian Grill

Prestwich Restaurant - Mediterranean

This modern Turkish restaurant and wine bar promises "a rich tapestry of tastes", and the selection of hot and cold...

Aburi served at Sushi Bar HanaMatsuri, a Confidential Guides recommended Japanese restaurant in Meanwood, Leeds

Sushi Bar HanaMatsuri

Leeds Restaurant - Japanese

Sushi Bar HanaMatsuri is a small Japanese restaurant serving authentic sushi, bento and other Japanese delicacies, to create a fine-dining...

Homemade coconut curry at Vietnamese Potbellied - a street food restaurant and bar in Chorlton, Manchester.

Vietnamese Potbellied

Chorlton Restaurant - Vietnamese

Vietnamese Potbellied is from the same family that ran Pho Bowl - the dinky restaurant that used to inhabit this...

My Thai Restaurant Northern Quarter Manchester

My Thai Manchester Northern Quarter

Northern Quarter Restaurant - Thai

The clue's in the name and My Thai serves up dishes inspired by the street food markets of Bangkok –...

A Thai noodle dish with fresh herbs at Jarern Street Food in Bolton

Jarern Street Food

Bolton Restaurant - Thai

Jarern is a Thai word meaning prosper or grow, and this tiny place has one huge menu. The home of...

The interior of Kampai Sushi, a Japanese restaurant in Hale, Greater Manchester.

Kampai Sushi Bar

Hale Restaurant - Japanese

Kampai Sushi Bar brings an off-centre approach to Japanese cooking to Hale’s dining scene. They describe their food as ‘authentic...

KBK Manchester Healthy Eating

KBK

Ancoats Restaurant - Healthy

KBK takes clean eating to the next level with quality ingredients and food that is anything but bland. It means...

Interior seating and blossom tree at Annyeong Manchester

Annyeong

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Korean

You know Annyeong is a proper Korean restaurant because the menu is full of dishes you’ve never heard of and...

sashimi at Sushi Marvel Restaurant Ancoats Manchester

Sushi Marvel Manchester

Ancoats Restaurant - Japanese

The clue's in the name, really, and the second Sushi Marvel (the first is based in Chorlton) serves up the...

Zena Restaurant

Zena Restaurant

Didsbury Restaurant - Middle Eastern

If you fancy a taste of one of the oldest and healthiest cuisines in the world, head to the family-owned...

Front of the shop at Another Heart to Feed Northern Quarter Manchester

Another Heart To Feed NQ

Northern Quarter Restaurant - Middle Eastern

Another Heart To Feed in Manchester's NQ is one of our top brunch spots. It's a coffee shop inspired by...

Yuet Ben Liverpool

Chinatown (Liverpool) Restaurant - Chinese

Translating as "welcome honoured guest", the Yuet Ben is the oldest Chinese restaurant in Liverpool, setting up shop in 1968...

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