Powered by Confidentials.com Search Subscribe
Search Subscribe

Street food

Lamb Laziz at Zouk, Manchester

Zouk

Oxford Road Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

Zouk specialises in 'apna' - home-style cooking shot through with colour and heat from the spices and herbs. In recent...

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...

Pattersons at Escape to Freight Island

Piccadilly Restaurant - American

Pattersons at Escape to Freight Island means only one thing - the Liverpool legend has finally made it to Manchester.

BAB NQ

Northern Quarter Restaurant - Middle Eastern

If you feel it's time to spice up your life, look no further than this Northern Quarter indie, where the...

Wrights Fish & Chip Shop

Greater Manchester Restaurant - British

This neon-lit, old-school tiled chippy on Cross Street is owned by local couple Trisha and Marcus and has plenty of...

Pattersons

Ropewalks Restaurant - American

Fried chicken in a bar setting with a big emphasis on music, beer and cocktails - Liverpool independent Pattersons has...

Freight Island in spring / summer

Freight Island

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Global

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

Puri grazing platter at Indian Tiffin Room Liverpool

Indian Tiffin Room Liverpool

Ropewalks Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

Indian Tiffin Room, the successful North West independent, has brought its authentic street food flavours to Liverpool.

Spice Thai

Ropewalks Restaurant - Thai

The cosy Spice Thai restaurant is hidden away just above a motel bar near Hanover Street, with an interior intended...

Bury Market

Bury Markets

Everything from fresh fruit and veg to wooden spoons, Bury Market has a dizzying range of stalls selling fresh produce,...

Garlic bread from Ciaooo Loaded Garlic Bread - a recommended street food takeaway in Manchester city centre.

Ciaooo Loaded Garlic Bread

Northern Quarter Restaurant

Team GB has a different meaning to the guys who run Ciaooo Loaded Garlic Bread, the takeaway version of the...

Red Dog Saloon

Ropewalks Restaurant - American

If you like getting your hands dirty, then Red Dog Saloon is probably right up your street. Part of a...

A gelato croissant at Sicilian NQ - a recommended place for ice cream in 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...

Indian Tiffin Room restaurant manchester

Indian Tiffin Room Manchester

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

Known to its friends as ITR, the second of the three bright Indian Tiffin Room restaurants specialises in thalis (a...

Kezia Gill performs at Buckle and Boots Festival, photograph by DB Photography

Buckle and Boots

Marple Festivals

This annual weekender on the edge of Stockport won the 'Best Festival' award from the British Country Music Association in...

Ziya

Rusholme Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

A contemporary and chic take on the Curry Mile offer comes to Rusholme courtesy of Ziya, with its glass balcony,...

Thaikhun Street Food Trafford Centre

Manchester Restaurant - Thai

Joining the Spinningfields OG in what is now a double figure chain of Thai streetfood venues founded by Sukhothai province-born...

Cocktail served at Sandinista in Manchester

Sandinista

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - South American

Named after the rowdy 1980 album by The Clash, bar with food Sandinista is one part wild Latin spirit and...

E-karting at Gravity MAX Liverpool

Gravity MAX Liverpool

Liverpool City Centre Activities

Home to two floors of immersive activities, Gravity MAX is Liverpool’s biggest multi-entertainment venue.

Blackstock Market is an entertainment hub with Liverpool's biggest food hall, Hot Water Comedy Club, events and live music

Blackstock Market

Vauxhall Restaurant - Global

Blackstock Market is a huge all-in-one food, bar and entertainment destination. It’s absolutely massive and incorporates Liverpool’s largest food hall...

Duke Street Market

Ropewalks Restaurant - Global

Following in the footsteps of other successful models in the region, with communal dining tables and a mezzanine served by...

Voodoo Ray’s | Escape to Freight Island

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - American

NYC-style pizza via LDN. Voodoo Ray’s at Escape to Freight Island is the first opening outside the capital for these...

Colourful veggie and vegan small plates at Indian restaurant, Bundobust Leeds

Bundobust Brewery

Greater Manchester Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

A real Northern success story, the second location for Bundobust in Manchester and the fourth in the family of northern-based...

A steak and egg dish from Tallow at New Century in Manchester

Tallow | New Century

Green Quarter

Tallow at New Century is the brainchild of Tom Lowe, a classically trained chef from East London who decided to...

Chaat at Chit N Chaat

Chit ‘N’ Chaat

Rusholme Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

Chit 'N' Chaat is one of Rusholme's best-loved restaurants for Indian Street food and entrees. This small-yet-cosy eatery is the...

The Firehouse

Ancoats Restaurant - Global

Found in the former E & A Auto Services garage depot on Swan Street, Firehouse is the sister restaurant to...

Fat Pat’s

Chinatown (Manchester) Restaurant

Said to be 'changing the sarnie game one sando at a time', Fat Pat's is a popular lunchtime spot that...

Cosy booths with your own TV to catch all the matchday action at Calcio! in Manchester's Northern Quarter

Calcio!

Northern Quarter Bars

Calcio! is a sports and retro gaming bar on Dale Street in the Northern Quarter. As anyone who remembers watching...

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...

A table laden with dishes from Mughli - one of the first Indian restaurants in Manchester to embrace street food.

Mughli

Rusholme Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

Mughli is the contemporary, social media embracing, second generation Curry Mile restaurant that paved the way for the likes of...

The Picturedrome, Macclesfield's food hall

The Picturedrome

Macclesfield Restaurant - Global

The Picturedrome is the Macclesfield spin-off of the popular food hall group behind Altrincham Market Hall, Market House Alty and...

Pizza and wine at Rudy's Neapolitan, Peter Street, Manchester

Rudy’s Pizza Manchester Peter Street

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Italian

Rudy's mission is simple: to put proper Neapolitan pizza on your plate. Following the traditions and artistry of pizza-making from...

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...

Levenshulme Bakery is a local institution, known for its super fresh Turkish bread and Middle Eastern specialities.

Levenshulme Bakery

Levenshulme Bakeries

Levenshulme Bakery has been knocking up wallet-friendly and super fresh Turkish bread, kebabs and other light lunches for the local...

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,...

Crazy Pedro’s Liverpool

Ropewalks Restaurant - American

Describing itself as a full-time party bar and part-time pizza parlour, Crazy Pedro’s is hot on super-chilled drinks, from frozen...

Yukti Indian Street Fusion

Liverpool City Centre Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

The second of two Yuktis, the city centre restaurant followed the Old Swan Art Kitchen version, opening on Renshaw Street...

King Pins Trafford Palazzo, a great place for bowling and more

King Pins Trafford Palazzo

Trafford Park Activities

King Pins Trafford Palazzo markets itself as ‘the crown jewels of bowling’, but to be honest, they’re selling themselves short....

Maggie Fu Hanover Street

Ropewalks Restaurant - Chinese

Its website proclaims "authentic Chinese food", but the menu at Maggie Fu's stretches way beyond the borders of the People's...

A dish from Maki & Ramen in Manchester.

Maki & Ramen

Manchester City Centre Restaurant

Born in Edinburgh and now in Glasgow and Manchester, Maki & Ramen is a high-quality, quick-eats-style place that easily holds...

Portland Street 358

Mossley Hill Restaurant - Global

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

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...

Chicken Run in Moss Side, a chicken shop legend and home of the famous chicken split

Chicken Run

Moss Side Takeaways

Chicken Run is a bit of an institution in Moss Side. It’s been there for years, so certainly isn't a...

A meal at Sambal, one of Manchester's few Malaysian restaurants

Sambal

Chorlton Restaurant - Pan Asian

Sambal is one of only a small handful of Malaysian restaurants in Manchester and it’s the only one in Chorlton....

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

Altrincham 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...

Food coffee cocktails at carlisi liverpool

Carlisi

Liverpool City Centre Restaurant - Italian

If it's an Aperol Spritz you're hankering after, or an authentic Sicilian blend coffee, then Carlisi, at the finance end...

Mowgli Street Food Liverpool Bold Street

Ropewalks Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

If you don't know who Nisha Katona is, you're not watching enough Celebrity MasterChef, but, to recap, she's the founder...

Greek street food from MeatMe, a recommended restaurant on Lark Lane, Liverpool.

MeatMe

Lark Lane Restaurant - Mediterranean

The holiday vibes of Lark Lane make it the perfect spot for Greek street food restaurant MeatMe.

Mumbai Tiffin Room dish and menu

Mumbai Tiffin Room

Chorlton Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

From the outside, Mumbai Tiffin Room looks like any old Indian takeaway on the busy strip of Barlow Moor Road...

Sign for Wild by Ply at New Century shopfront

Wild by Ply | New Century

Green Quarter Restaurant - Italian

Located in Manchester food hall, New Century, Wild by Ply serves up a range of hand-stretched wildflour pizzas with a...

CBRB Northern Quarter Bao

Cocktail Beer Ramen + Bun (Permanently closed)

Northern Quarter Restaurant - Japanese

The name sums up this place’s offering succintly enough. Add the words ‘damn good’ at the start and it’ll be...

Little Piece of Bahia food stall in Manchester.

Little Piece of Bahia

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - South American

Little Piece of Bahia brings Brazilian history to Manchester through authentic cuisine and homemade recipes.

Rudy's Neapolitan Pizza Sale Manchester

Rudy’s Pizza Sale

Sale Restaurant - Italian

Rudy's mission is simple: to put proper Neapolitan pizza on your plate. Following the traditions and artistry of pizza-making from...

A tableful of dishes at Indian Tiffin Room Leeds

Indian Tiffin Room Leeds

Leeds Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

Indian Tiffin Room Leeds is part of a small but well-respected Northern chain that transforms the dated curry house experience...

Thaikhun Thai Restaurant Spinningfields Manchester

Thaikhun

Spinningfields Restaurant - Thai

The original in what is now a chain of Thai streetfood venues founded by Sukhothai province-born Kim Kaewkraikhot (also behind...

Paratha Hut

Levenshulme Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

As legend (or at least the song) would have it, it's always cool at the carwash, and nothing's cooler than...

yard and coop fried chicken and chips NQ

Yard & Coop Manchester

Northern Quarter Restaurant - American

We’d rather see a restaurant that does one thing well than one that does a wide variety of dishes to...

Clowns at Farmageddon, a Halloween scare experience near Ormskirk

Farmageddon

Ormskirk Activities

Farmageddon is the big one. Every year it’s a sellout, welcoming thousands of willing lambs to the slaughter. There are...

A bowl of nachos from The Produce Hall in Stockport.

The Produce Hall

Stockport Town Centre Restaurant - Global

This 19th-century market building became a buzzy food hall and bar in 2019 as part of Stockport's transformation from 'crap...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Cocktails in the beer garden tucked away at the back of Electrik in Chorlton

Electrik

Chorlton Restaurant - Italian

Elektrik is an award-winning independent bar with great coffee and a wide selection of beer, wine and cocktails. They offer...

Cocktails at GRUB in the Green Quarter, Manchester

GRUB

Cheetham Hill Restaurant

Housed in a disused building at The Red Bank Project, GRUB is two floors of street food, bars and event...

Salt and pepper wraps from Salt & Pepper, Manchester

Salt & Pepper

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Chinese

During lunch hours there's queues out the door with Mancs waiting to grab a dish from the 'Main Ones' menu....

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...

Ethiopian food at Kargo MKT, a food hall at Salford Quays

Kargo MKT

Salford Quays Restaurant - Global

Kargo MKT is a huge food hall in Salford Quays where 20 different street food traders ply their trade. With...

Spice Thai at Baltic Market with crispy pork belly, chargrilled duck and homemade barbecue pork char sui

Baltic Market

Baltic Triangle Restaurant - Global

Liverpool’s Baltic Market is the city’s first food hall, built on the redeveloped Cains Brewery site. It’s the sort of...

Rudy’s Pizza Bold Street

Ropewalks Restaurant - Italian

Rudy's mission is simple: to put proper Neapolitan pizza on your plate. Following the traditions and artistry of pizza-making from...

mumbai to london cafe

Mumbai to London Cafe

Droylsden Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

Mumbai to London Cafe doesn’t look like much from the outside (or the inside) but don’t let that fool you;...

Herbivorous

Withington Restaurant - Vegan

Fresh from the roaring success of its first venue down at Hatch on Oxford Road in Manchester, Herbivorous opened its...

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...

A feast of vegan fast food from Vegan Shack in Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester city centre.

Vegan Shack

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Vegan

Local hit Vegan Shack started life in owner Dimeji Sadiq’s one bedroom Salford flat where he used to cook up...

A cookie and ice cream stack from Radcliffe Market, Greater Manchester.

Radcliffe Market

Radcliffe Restaurant - Global

Every town would benefit from its own version of Radcliffe Market. Owned and managed by the local community, it's a...

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...

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...

La Parrilla Lark Lane

Lark Lane Restaurant - Mexican

La Parrilla Lark Lane is the third opening for a local mini-chain that has had the honour of being voted...

Bar at North Taproom: Circle Square in Manchester

North Taproom: Circle Square

Oxford Road Bars

North Taproom: Circle Square is the Manchester outpost of the beloved North Bar in Leeds. It specialises in craft beer...

Dishes served at Aamchi Mumbai, an Indian restaurant in Cheadle, Stockport.

Aamchi Mumbai

Cheadle Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

Idli and dosas are as ubiquitous as chicken korma nowadays but Cheadle's Indian street food restaurant Aamchi Mumbai still stands...

Man holding two burgers from Slap and Pickle in Society, Manchester city centre

Society

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Global

Located in between St Peter’s Square and The Bridgewater Hall, Society brings new life to the quiet yet elegant stretch...

A Banh Mi from Banh Vi in New Century, Manchester

Bahn Vi | New Century

Green Quarter Restaurant - Vegan

Owners, Harry and Jessica created Banh Vi after travelling across South East Asia and being inspired by the cuisine offered...

Coffee at Burnt Milk Hotel, a natural wine bar and cafe in Liverpool.

Burnt Milk Hotel

Albert Dock Bars

Burnt Milk Hotel is the new face of wine drinking. Relaxed, unpretentious and with a great selection of natural wines...

Barbakan Deli

Chorlton Deli

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

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.

Rice with a range of chutneys at Tharavadu, the popular Indian restaurant in Leeds city centre.

Tharavadu

Leeds Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

Tharavadu, an unassuming Keralan restaurant, has charmed everyone from celebrities (Andrew Lincoln, Sanju Samson) to the inspectors of the Michelin,...

Bundobust Liverpool

Ropewalks Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

Bundobust Liverpool followed hot on the heels of its successful siblings in Leeds and then Manchester, bringing street food Indian...

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...

Ramen at Suki Suki on Deansgate, Manchester

Suki Suki

Deansgate Restaurant - Pan Asian

Suki Suki is a Pan-Asian street food bar located on Deansgate under the arches of the Great Northern Warehouse.

Street food at Foodie Friday Stockport

Foodie Friday Stockport

Stockport Town Centre Festivals

Foodie Friday is Stockport's food and drink festival, taking place between 6-9pm on the final Friday of each month.

Wellnergy Manchester

Wythenshawe Festivals

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

Maggie Fu Smithdown

Mossley Hill Restaurant - Chinese

Its website proclaims "authentic Chinese food", but the menu at Maggie Fu's stretches way beyond the borders of the People's...

Tapas at Lunya, a Catalan restaurant and deli in Liverpool.

Lunya

Liverpool City Centre Restaurant - Spanish

World-class Catalan deli and restaurant Lunya is a wonderful place to hang out, with tapas and full-bodied meals on offer....

The Spice Yard in New Century

The Spice Yard | New Century

Green Quarter Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

The Spice Yard has recently set up shop in New Century's food hall where they will trade their homemade and...

Ten Streets Social

Baltic Triangle Restaurant - Global

One of Liverpool’s hippest hideouts, occupying a former warehouse along the Dock Road, Ten Streets Social is worth hunting down...

Yukti The Art Kitchen

Old Swan Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

The first of two Yuktis, the Old Swan restaurant opened to much fanfare in 2014 and it's still pulling in...

A sandwich from Arndale Market, Manchester city centre.

Arndale Market

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Global

The Arndale Market transformed itself into a food hall long before the trend took off. It's been there for yonks...

Food at Mowgli - a family-friendly restaurant in Liverpool

Mowgli Street Food Liverpool Water Street

Liverpool City Centre Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

If you don't know who Nisha Katona is, you're not watching enough Celebrity MasterChef, but, to recap, she's the founder...

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...

Indique Chilli Paneer

Indique

Didsbury Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

Indique is formed from the words Unique and Indian. That’s a bit optimistic as many Indian restaurants have swapped their...

Delhi House Cafe | Corn Exchange

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

This slick 2020 addition to the Corn Exchange is determined to do something different to other contemporary Indian restaurants. And...

Outside dining at Porta Altrincham - a tapas restaurant recommended by Confidential Guides

Porta Altrincham

Altrincham Restaurant - European

Spanish small plates and a menu that really delivers. Porta Altrincham might be another tapas place - but this one...

The sun shining on Maray restaurant on Bold Street, Liverpool city centre.

Maray Bold St

Ropewalks Restaurant - European

Serving irresistible Middle Eastern fusion small plates, Maray is a slow-burning smash hit. Inspired by (and named after) the Middle-Eastern...

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...

St Luke’s Bombed Out Church Garden Cafe & Bar

Ropewalks Bars

Everybody knows the Bombed Out Church, but just in case: hit by an incendiary bomb during the Liverpool Blitz of...

Hot oil gun gun noodles at PUBLIC in Stevenson Square

PUBLIC

Northern Quarter Bars

PUBLIC is from the team behind Evelyn’s and The Daisy so you can expect quality cocktails - and you’d be...

Burgerism at Escape to Freight Island

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - American

Starting life in a pick-up-only kitchen just off West Ashton St and Eccles New Road in Salford, Burgerism’s “lean, mean...

The Chinatown fried chicken burger served at American restaurant Free State Kitchen in Liverpool's Georgian Quarter.

Free State Kitchen

Georgian Quarter

While some venues are happy to describe a frost-ravaged yucca and a scattering of paving stone weeds as a ‘beer...

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

The Tavern Co

Mossley Hill Restaurant - American

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

Sunday lunch at Diecast. Manchester City Centre.

Diecast

Piccadilly Music Venues

Diecast is a party venue and 'creative neighbourhood' five-minutes' walk from Manchester Piccadilly station.

A craft stall at Manchester Christmas Markets

Manchester Christmas Markets

Manchester City Centre Markets

You don't have to walk far in Manchester city centre to find one of the many Christmas markets that pop-up...

Halloumi fries at Hafla Hafla, a restaurant on Lark Lane in Liverpool.

Hafla Hafla

Lark Lane 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. 

Hello Oriental

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Pan Asian

There's three floors of street food fun at Hello Oriental. A Chinese bakery and cafe is joined by Vietnamese restaurant...

Dining at Scene Indian Kitchen Manchester

Scene

Spinningfields Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

Scene was one of the first of the new wave of Indian restaurants that left the flock wallpaper and the...

Battered squid rings from Hip Hop Chip Shop, the maverick fish and chip restaurant in Ancoats

The Hip Hop Chip Shop

Ancoats Restaurant - British

A National Fish & Chip Award winner, the Manchester street food heroes opened up their first bricks 'n' mortar outlet...

Nepalese dumplings, momos, as served at The Little Yeti restaurant in Chorlton

The Little Yeti

Chorlton Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

The Little Yeti is one of the newest dining spots on Barlow Moor Rd, but from the well-oiled team behind Didsbury...

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...

The terrace at Nell's York Pizza at Kampus in Manchester city centre

Nell’s New York Pizza & Bar

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - American

This Brooklyn-style pizza joint was born out of a love of using the best ingredients with care and attention. Nell's...

KFC at Yoki Social Table - get this amazing Korean Fried Chicken from Society in Manchester

Yoki Social Table at Society

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - Korean

Yoki Social Table at Society is the perfect out-with-mates finger food. It’s known for its sweet and spicy KFC. That’s...

A Taylor Swift fan wearing friendship bracelets at her concert in Edinburgh, June 2024

Boxpark Liverpool

Baltic Triangle Restaurant

It’s a transplant from that-there London but at least Boxpark Liverpool is full of local food names. This food hall...

BOX Deansgate

Manchester City Centre Bars

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

Northern Soul Manchester Toastie

Northern Soul Manchester Northern Quarter

Northern Quarter Restaurant - British

"Banging out killer eats and rare soul beats" seems to have done the trick as, where once there was one...

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...

La Parrilla Waterloo

Waterloo Restaurant - Mexican

The original venue from this Liverpudlian mini-chain, La Parrilla Waterloo Road surprised us all when it opened on South Road...

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...

Some of the chicken-y delights served at Wingstop - a fast food chicken chain with origins in Texas.

Wingstop

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - American

Wingstop started life as a small chicken wing restaurant in Garland, Texas before spreading its wings across North America and...

Battered oyster served at Hooked on the Heath, a recommended fish and chip shop in Knutsford.

Hooked on the Heath

Cheshire Restaurant - British

Hooked on the Heath is an upmarket chippy in a former public toilet block in Knutsford. Co-owner Craig Buckley has...

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 –...

Window seating at Wolf At The Door - a bar serving taco and bao buns in Manchester's NQ

Wolf At The Door

Northern Quarter Restaurant - Global

The team behind Wolf At The Door know a thing or two about adaptation. They launched as a highly stylised...

Northern Soul Manchester

Northern Soul Manchester Piccadilly

Manchester City Centre Restaurant - British

"Banging out killer eats and rare soul beats" seems to have done the trick as, where once there was one...

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...

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...

Bombay to Mumbai, Bramhall, Chola Bhatura

Bombay to Mumbai

Bramhall Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

The philosophy behind Bombay to Mumbai is simple: they want you to feel like a friend. It’s there in the...

Indoor seating at Bombay Brew Indian Restaurant Rochdale

Bombay Brew

Rochdale Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

Bombay Brew brings together beer and Indian street food. Bundobust may be the kings of this combo but unlike its...

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...

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...

La Parrilla Bold Street

Ropewalks Restaurant - Mexican

With its mariachi bands, sombreros, and cantina-style atmosphere La Parrilla Bold Street is Mexico-by-numbers - but done with such cheerful...

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 –...

The colourful interior of Station Hop bar on Stockport Road in Levenshulme, Manchester

Station Hop

Levenshulme Restaurant - British

Another CAMRA award-winning boozer on Stockport Road to add to Levenshulme’s enviable drinking scene. Station Hop is a gorgeous, colourful...

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...

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...

Off The Hook

Sale Restaurant - British

Starting out as a pop-up, as so many of the region's best-loved brands did, Off The Hook is now a...

Fish, chips and mushy peas from Tommy's Fish & Chip Shop in Heywood, Greater Manchester

Tommy’s Fish & Chip Shop

Greater Manchester Restaurant - British

With regular queues out the door and an army of locals who swear by it, Tommy’s in Heywood comes fiercely...

A tavola new mills

A Tavola

Greater Manchester Restaurant - Italian

A Tavola has an offbeat charm. Don’t be put off by the exterior. Sicilian delights await within. Inside, it is...

Honest Crust Pizza Altrincham

Honest Crust Sourdough Pizza Altrincham

Altrincham Restaurant - Italian

"On a mission to make really great sourdough pizza" since 2013, when they had a pop-up in rainy Ramsbottom, Altrincham...

The OMG 99 from the Oh My Glaze restaurant in The Trafford Centre.

Oh My Glaze

Trafford Restaurant - American

Fans of The Spinn in Gatley will be glad to hear that besties Scott Graham and actor Adam Thomas have...

Roxy Ball Room Rainford Square

Cavern Quarter Restaurant - Global

Roxy Ball Room is the home of booze and ball games, but there are pizzas and other street food faves...

La Casita Restaurant Manchester Tacos

La Casita

Chorlton Restaurant - Mexican

After humble beginnings serving up traditional Mexican street food from a little stall at the markets, La Casita now has...

Cantina

Leeds Restaurant - Vegan

Part of The Old Red Bus Station, an artsy ents space and late-night bar run by creative collective Champion Up...

Honest Crust Sourdough Mackie Mayor Pizza

Honest Crust Sourdough Pizza Manchester

Northern Quarter Restaurant - Italian

"On a mission to make really great sourdough pizza" since a pop-up in rainy Ramsbottom back in 2013, Honest Crust's...

Black Barrel

Restaurant - Global

Describing itself as an "unorthodox rum specialist and finger food bar", Black Barrel is a stripped floors, exposed brickwork, red...

Classic fish and chips at Fosters in Alderley Edge - eat in their cafe or order to takeaway.

Fosters Fish & Chips Alderley Edge

Alderley Edge Restaurant - British

Fosters Fish & Chips is an award-winning chippy in Alderley Edge that also has a branch in Bramhall. Expect cod...

Mural and seating at Bhaji Pala Restaurant Gatley Manchester

Bhaji Pala

Gatley Restaurant - Indian subcontinent

Bhaji Pala is a vegan restaurant, bringing customers the food of Western India. The Indian subcontinent has a long tradition...

Close
Close splash advert