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

Bundobust Leeds

West Yorkshire Indian subcontinent

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

Escape to Freight Island

Manchester City Centre Global

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

The Three Fishes - Restaurant Exterior

The Three Fishes

Lancashire British

The Three Fishes at Mitton is in the heart of the beautiful Ribble Valley in Lancashire. Expect an immaculate whitewashed...

Indian Tiffin Room restaurant manchester

Indian Tiffin Room Manchester

Manchester City Centre Indian subcontinent

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

Bundobust Liverpool

Indian subcontinent

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

exterior of on the hush manchester church street northern quarter

On the Hush

Northern Quarter Bar

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

The River Restaurant

Salford Modern British

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

Belzan is known for cocktails and maverick small plates

Belzan

Merseyside European

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

Noodle soup from Mi & Pho, a Vietnamese restaurant in Northenden, Greater Manchester.

Mi & Pho

Northenden Vietnamese

You don't have to fly halfway round the world to taste the authentic fresh flavours and healthy style of Vietnamese...

Cibus

Manchester Italian

Ah, those awkward encounters when you bump into someone at a party and can't recall their name or where you...

Asparagus as served at The Swine That Dines - an inventive restaurant in Leeds city centre

The Swine That Dines

West Yorkshire Modern British

Adventurous cooking at one of Leeds' most respected restaurants. The Swine That Dines is driven by a passion for extremely...

Ruyi vegetarian house chinese restaurant chorlton

Ruyi Vegetarian House

Manchester Chinese

At Ruyi's, you can expect traditional Chinese and Oriental cuisine and fusion food – the only difference is this traditional...

Bundobust Brewery

Greater Manchester Indian subcontinent

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

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

One 88 Kitchen & Bar

Whitefield British

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

Exterior view of Rosa's Thai Cafe on Deansgate

Rosa’s Thai Cafe Manchester

Manchester City Centre Thai

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

Homeboys Pizza

Salford Italian

No shortcuts are tolerated at indie pizzeria Homeboys, where everything is made from scratch using only the freshest, best ingredients...

Aunty Ji’s

Manchester 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...

Ziya

Rusholme Indian subcontinent

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

Dining at Scene Indian Kitchen Manchester

Scene

Spinningfields Indian subcontinent

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

Paratha Hut

Manchester Indian subcontinent

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

A pub with a view: The White Hart at Lydgate is 700 feet above sea level on the edge of Saddleworth Moor

The White Hart at Lydgate

Oldham Modern British

The White Hart at Lydgate is a rustic dining pub with an excellent reputation and wine list. Located 700 feet...

Pot Kettle Black Angel Gardens

Manchester Global

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

Greens Sale

Trafford Vegetarian

TV chef Simon Rimmer's famous non-meatery Greens has been going strong in Didsbury since 1990 and now he's branched out...

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

Mughli

Rusholme Indian subcontinent

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

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

Federal Manchester NQ

Northern Quarter Global

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

Canvas Manchester

Manchester City Centre Global

Facing the Oxford Road Corridor in the CircleSquare innovation district, Canvas (from ents specialists BeSixth, of London's Pickle Factory and...

Noi Quattro Pizza Northern Quarter Manchester

Noi Quattro

Northern Quarter Italian

If it’s a taste of Italy you’re after, think NQ for proper pizza – Noi Quattro, to be precise. Meaning...

Outdoor seating, Brewski, Chorlton

Brewski

Manchester American

The clue is in the name – Brewski is as much about the beers as it is the food. It’s...

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

Yuzu

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

Station Hop

Manchester British

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

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

Prashad

West Yorkshire Indian subcontinent

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

Potion at Afflecks

Northern Quarter Global

Calling itself "earth friendly", it's all about local sourcing and also kitchen sorcery at Affleck's Potion, run as it is...

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One of the dishes served at The Art School: a Confidential Guides recommended restaurant in Liverpool city centre

The Art School

Merseyside Modern British

The Art School delivers upmarket, regionally-inspired cooking from local legend, Paul Askew. Opening in late 2014, this fancy contemporary British...

CBRB Northern Quarter Bao

Cocktail Beer Ramen + Bun

Northern Quarter Japanese

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

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 Coffee

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

One of the dishes served at The White Rabbit - a fine-dining restaurant in Todmorden, West Yorkshire

The White Rabbit

West Yorkshire Modern British

There’s a playfulness about the food and decor at The White Rabbit, a tiny fine-dining bolthole in a Yorkshire border...

Nell's New York style pizza available at the Beagle, Chorlton

The Beagle

Manchester American

The Beagle is a bustling, eclectic, neighbourhood boozer which has recently replaced its Tex-Mex trash food menu with NYC-style pizza...

Globe Chorlton Manchester

Globe Chorlton

Manchester Global

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

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

Takk Northern Quarter

Northern Quarter European

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

Sashimi served on ice at Cottonopolis in the NQ

Cottonopolis

Northern Quarter Japanese

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

The exterior of the Little Yang Sing, an acclaimed restaurant in Manchester's Chinatown.

Little Yang Sing

Manchester Chinese

Cantonese and contemporary, with a relaxed feel and lots of reds and golds tucked away downstairs in otherwise bustling Chinatown,...

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

Albert’s Schloss

Manchester City Centre European

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

Neapolitan-style wood fired pizza at Double Zero in Chorlton

Double Zero

Manchester Italian

An authentic Neapolitan-style pizzeria, Double Zero in Chorlton has been lauded as one of the best in the UK.

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

Viet Shack Manchester Arndale

Manchester City Centre Vietnamese

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

Tampopo Thai Restaurant Manchester Albert Square

Tampopo Manchester Albert Square

Manchester City Centre Pan Asian

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

Tampopo Thai Restaurant Trafford Centre Manchester

Tampopo Trafford Centre

Trafford Pan Asian

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

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

Market House Indoor Food Hall

Greater Manchester

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

One of the colourful dishes served at Indigo Greens, an award-winning vegan restaurant in Liverpool.

Indigo Greens

Merseyside Vegan

When Indigo Green owners Patti Bullock and Mark Aston announced their plan to open on Queens Drive, the reaction wasn’t...

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

Othello’s

Merseyside Mediterranean

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

Rustik

Manchester Global

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

The famous black dahl at Dishoom Manchester

Dishoom

Manchester City Centre Indian subcontinent

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

platter from Yara restaurant cheadle

Yara Cheadle

Stockport Middle Eastern

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

On the menu at Toast, Withington

Toast Withington

Withington British

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

Mowgli Oxford Road Manchester

Mowgli Manchester Corn Exchange

Manchester City Centre Indian subcontinent

Purveyor of healthy and often vegan Indian street food and home cooking, former barrister Nisha Katona's Corn Exchange Mowgli was...

La Famiglia Bar & Restaurant

Italian

The name says it all: La Famiglia Bar & Restaurant is a family-run outfit serving fresh, traditional Italian cuisine rethought,...

The Remedy Kitchen

Manchester City Centre Healthy

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

One of the dishes served at The Reliance in Leeds city centre: A Confidential Guides recommended restaurant

The Reliance

West Yorkshire Modern British

Head to The Reliance for Modern British dishes and homemade charcuterie in a relaxed dining room and pub, with craft...

Inside Hispi bistro in Didsbury - one of Confidential Guides' recommended Manchester restaurants.

Hispi

Manchester European

Hispi is, quite simply, a great bistro. Fifth in a growing chain of restaurants conceived by Gary Usher, the concept...

Levy Market

Manchester Global

Levy Market is a bustling community market running every Saturday from March to December. It was established in 2013 with...

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

Mary & Archie Chorlton

Manchester European

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

Sapporo Teppanyaki Liverpool

Merseyside Japanese

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

Lamb rump with potato rosti and broad beans served at 10 Tib Lane, a French restaurant in Manchester city centre.

10 Tib Lane

Manchester City Centre French

10 Tib Lane is one of the brave new openings of summer 2021; a time when securing staff and supplies,...

Pie, mash, and mushy peas with a beer at Pieminister, Northern Quarter

Pieminister Manchester Northern Quarter

Northern Quarter British

Pieminister was born in Bristol in 2003, the not-so-pie-in-the-sky idea of two mates, Tristan Hogg and Jon Simon, who decided...

Sigiriya logo

Sigiriya

Trafford Indian subcontinent

Vibrant colours and flavours – these are the trademarks of Sri Lankan restaurant Sigiriya, with its signature curries, traditionally prepared...

Don Tacos Manchester

Don Tacos Manchester

Rusholme Mexican

Grab a booth, take away – whatever you decide, getting stuck in is definitely on the cards with Don Tacos...

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

The Font Chorlton

Manchester European

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

Keiths Food & Wine Bar

Merseyside Global

Keiths Food & Wine Bar is something of an institution, having held court on trendy Lark Lane for well in...

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

Tea Hive

Manchester British

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

The Gherkin

Manchester Vegetarian

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

Pho Manchester

Manchester City Centre Vietnamese

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

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

Kambuja

Stockport Cambodian

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

Bowl of noodles at the Rice Bowl Chinese Restaurant, Manchester

The Rice Bowl

Manchester City Centre Chinese

This family-run Chinese restaurant has history. After first setting up in Liverpool in 1955, Wing Lau moved operations to Manchester...

A plate of sashimi at Peter Street Kitchen - the Japanese and Mexican restaurant in the former Free Trade Hall in Manchester

Peter Street Kitchen

Manchester City Centre Japanese

Specialising in two distinct, contemporary cuisines, Mexican and Japanese, Peter Street Kitchen's punchy small plates ooze luxury. There are several...

Michelin-starred fine dining at Hrishi, the flagship restaurant at Gilpin Hotel in Windermere.

Hrishi

Cumbria Modern British

Hrishi is the Michelin-starred British-Asian restaurant at the Gilpin Hotel in Windermere. An antidote to the chintz of other Lakes...

Indique Chilli Paneer

Indique

Manchester Indian subcontinent

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

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

Zaytoon

Manchester Middle Eastern

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

Mowgli Street Food Liverpool Bold Street

Merseyside 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...

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

Viet Guy Northenden

Northenden Vietnamese

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

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

Tokyo Noodle Bar

Merseyside Pan Asian

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

A colourful selection of dishes at The Great Kathmandu - a long-established Nepalese restaurant in West Didsbury

The Great Kathmandu

Manchester Indian subcontinent

Founded in 1986 The Great Kathmandu is another Didsbury institution that the locals rave about. Not only the locals though,...

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

Vibe Cafe

Merseyside Vegan

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

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

The Little Yeti

Manchester Indian subcontinent

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

Inside NAM, the Vietnamese restaurant and bar on Cutting Room Square in Ancoats.

NAM

Manchester City Centre Vietnamese

Another neighbourhood favourite in the now achingly hip Cutting Room Square. NAM’s light and airy space with its natural parquet...

Black Spot Pizza Restaurant Stockport

Black Spot Pizza

Stockport Italian

There is no shortage of floppy, fold-it-up Neapolitan pizza in Manchester these days. Like the bee symbol, it has descended...

The Allotment Vegan Eatery

Manchester City Centre Vegan

The seeds of Matthew Nutter's fine dining adventure were sown when he set out to "make veg taste better than...

A dish of pasta with a glass of red wine at Sugo Pasta Kitchen Altrincham, a Confidential Guides recommended restaurant

Sugo Pasta Kitchen Altrincham

Trafford Italian

Another Altrincham success story, the Puglian-inspired Sugo Pasta Kitchen opened on Shaw Road - right by the transformative Market House...

Chandeliers, white plastic chairs and artificial flowers inside Jandol in Levensulme

Jandol

Manchester Middle Eastern

Jandol is a well-loved, kitsch and colourful Lebanese restaurant and baklava bakery in Levensulme.

Comptoir Libanais Spinningfields Manchester Bar Seating

Comptoir Libanais

Spinningfields Middle Eastern

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

A chef cooking at Royal Nawaab - the three-storey restaurant in Levenshulme, Manchester.

Royal Nawaab

Manchester Indian subcontinent

Ask a local for directions in Levy and there’s a high chance they will use the Royal Nawaab as a...

The distinctive deep red sumac spice is used a lot on the menu at Middle Eastern restaurant Baity in Didsbury

Baity

Manchester Middle Eastern

Baity, meaning 'home' in Arabic, brings the deep pleasures of Palestinian food to Didsbury.

Velvet green booths and natural lighting at Masons Restaurant and Bar in Manchester city centre.

Masons

Manchester City Centre Modern British

Nestled in the Grade II Listed former Freemasons Hall, Masons Restaurant and Bar serves retro fine-dining fare in princely surrounds.

The exterior of Yara, a recommended Syrian and Lebanese restaurant in Altrincham, Greater Manchester

Yara Altrincham

Trafford Middle Eastern

Tiny and usually packed to the rafters of its converted terraced house, Yara is one of those hidden gems that...

Dairy-free shakes served at Frost Burgers, a 100% vegan fast food restaurant in Liverpool city centre

Frost Burgers Liverpool

Merseyside Vegan

Plant-based burgers and dairy-free shakes from a tattoo-covered Instagram star: Frost Burgers was the most zeitgeisty place in Liverpool when...

Inside Greens Vegetarian restaurant in West Didsbury, owned by chef Simon Rimmer

Greens Vegetarian

Manchester Vegetarian

A stalwart of the Didsbury scene, Greens Vegetarian was way ahead of the game when they opened back in 1990....

Maray Dockside

Merseyside Global

Inspired by Paris's Le Marais quarter, Tom, Dom and James opened the doors to the first Maray, on bustling Bold...

Chicken of Aragon pie, available at Pieminister

Pieminister Manchester Deansgate

Manchester City Centre British

Pieminister was born in Bristol in 2003, the not-so-pie-in-the-sky idea of two mates, Tristan Hogg and Jon Simon, who decided...

Pokusevski's, Heaton Moor, quiche

Pokusevski’s

Stockport European

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

Rudy’s Pizza Liverpool

Merseyside Italian

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

sashimi at Sushi Marvel Restaurant Ancoats Manchester

Sushi Marvel Manchester

Manchester City Centre Japanese

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

Yukti Indian Street Fusion

Merseyside Indian subcontinent

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

Inside Bacaro, the Liverpool bar that serves Venetian-inspired small plates

Bacaro

Merseyside European

Like the backstreet Venetian tapas places which inspired this central Liverpool bar and restaurant, there is something about Salt House...

Fischers Baslow Hall, a Michelin-starred restaurant with rooms in a manor house in the Peak District

Fischers Baslow Hall

Derbyshire Modern British

Fischers Baslow Hall delivers fine Michelin-starred dining with local foraged aspects in homely, romantic surrounds. Using the fruits of the...

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

Tre Ciccio Altrincham

Trafford Italian

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

An example of the dishes on the menu at Six By Nico Restaurant Manchester

Six By Nico Manchester

Manchester City Centre European

The "six" of Six By Nico refers to the six-course tasting menu, which runs for stints of six weeks only...

L’Olivetto

Merseyside Italian

This independent family-run restaurant, owned by head chef Kevin De La Cruz and his wife Shoonagh, front of house, serves...

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 Global

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

Pull Up

Northern Quarter Caribbean

Caribbean vibes and Caribbean flavours are big at Pull Up at the top end of the Northern Quarter, where atmosphere...

a dish on the menu at Salt house liverpool tapas

Salt House Tapas

Merseyside Spanish

Residing on the corner of Hanover Street sits Salt House Tapas, a modern yet ambient take on the popular Spanish...

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

Pippin’s Corner

Merseyside European

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

Nell’s New York Pizza & Bar

Manchester City Centre American

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

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Modern British fine dining at Adam Reid at The French, the restaurant in the Midland Hotel, Manchester

Adam Reid at The French

Manchester City Centre Modern British

Culinary rock and roll from Simon Rogan's protege, Adam Reid. Enjoy fine-dining in Grade II Listed Victorian surrounds - with...

Spanish wines displayed at Lunya restaurant and deli in Liverpool city centre.

Lunya

Merseyside Spanish

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

Honey-glazed duck served at Gusto Liverpool - a popular mid-range Italian restaurant at Albert Dock.

Gusto Liverpool

Merseyside Italian

With views of the water and a menu that should have something for pretty much everyone, Gusto Liverpool is a...

La Finca Eivissa

Spanish

Grab your glowsticks, we're going to Ibiza – La Finca Eivissa reckons to bring an authentic taste of the White...

Inside Amma's Canteen, the much-praised Indian restaurant on the edge of Chorlton

Amma’s Canteen

Manchester Indian subcontinent

Passionate Keralan-Indian-Brit fusion. A great place to eat can make the back end of nowhere worth visiting - and (largely)...

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

Vnam

Manchester Vietnamese

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

The Refuge

Manchester City Centre European

Winning small plate fusion in an iconic and glamorous setting. Housed in Manchester's iconic The Refuge Assurance Company dating back...

Guests enjoying a sunny evening in Levenshulme at The Klondyke Club social club

The Klondyke Club

Manchester British

No round-up of Levenshulme’s social spaces could exclude The Klondyke Club AKA The Levenshulme Bowling and Social Club. This century-old...

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

Electrik

Manchester Italian

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

The exterior the The Original Third Eye - a long-standing Indian and Nepalese restaurant in Didsbury

The Original Third Eye

Manchester Indian subcontinent

Long-standing Nepalese and Indian restaurant & takeaway serving up familiar favourites as well as some Nepalese specialities you might not...

Maray Allerton Road

Merseyside Global

Inspired by Paris's Le Marais quarter, Tom, Dom and James opened the doors to the first Maray, on bustling Bold...

Herbivorous

Withington Vegan

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

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Baratxuri in Ramsbottom pays homage to the pintxos bars of the Basque region

Baratxuri

Ramsbottom Spanish

Basque enclave Baratxuri is the second Ramsbottom-based bar and restaurant from Joe and Fiona Botham.

Ravioli to go from Pasta 51 Express - a fast food pasta place in Liverpool city centre.

Pasta 51 Express

Merseyside Italian

It’s takeaway pasta but it’s unrecognisable from the refrigerated joyless stuff you get on a supermarket meal deal. Pasta Express...

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

Vegan Shack

Manchester City Centre Vegan

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

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

Kampai Sushi Bar

Trafford Japanese

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

Yukti The Art Kitchen

Merseyside Indian subcontinent

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

The sign outside Sanskruti Indian Restaurant Withington

Sanskruti Withington

Withington Indian subcontinent

Sanskruti Withington is well-known in the area for its vegan and vegetarian cuisine which takes in Gujurati thalis, South Indian...

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

Thyme Out

Manchester European

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

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An example of the Michelin star cooking found at The Box Tree restaurant in Ilkley, Yorkshire

The Box Tree

West Yorkshire Modern British

While there's been a restaurant on this site for more than 50 years, owner-proprietor team Simon and Rena Gueller keep...

Armenian Taverna & Restaurant

Manchester City Centre Middle Eastern

Armenian is a Manchester institution and – recent cosmetic makeover aside – little has changed since it opened over half...

ChaBa ChaBa

Merseyside Thai

A stalwart of the Mossley Hill suburb, you can eat in or take out at ChaBa ChaBa – either way,...

mumbai to london cafe

Mumbai to London Cafe

Tameside Indian subcontinent

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

Sugo Pasta Kitchen Sale

Trafford Italian

With a menu plugging a regional style of south Italian cooking, Sugo Pasta Kitchen Sale joins two sister outlets (Altrincham...

Lamb Laziz at Zouk, Manchester

Zouk

Manchester City Centre Indian subcontinent

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

Wine is served by the bottle and the glass at Kerb - a natural wine bar and shop in Ancoats, Manchester.

Kerb

Manchester Bar

Ancoats gem Kerb is a natural wine shop and occasional bar from the founders of Takk Coffee and OL Bar...

Mowgli Street Food Liverpool Water Street

Merseyside 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...

Rudy's Neapolitan Pizza Sale Manchester

Rudy’s Pizza Sale

Trafford Italian

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

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The light and airy dining room at The Forest Side - a Michelin star restaurant in Grasmere, the Lake District

The Forest Side

Cumbria Modern British

Michelin-starred restaurant and hotel The Forest Side, owned by Lakes hotelier Andrew Wildsmith, is built on the foundations of the...

HOME

Manchester City Centre Global

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

Cafe Sanjuan

Stockport South American

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

Milk and Honey Cafe Manchester

Milk & Honey Cafe

Manchester City Centre Global

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

Dishes at The Sparrows, Manchester

The Sparrows

Manchester City Centre European

Green Quarter start-up and Good Food Guide entry, The Sparrows (sometimes with an umlaut) serves up a variety of continental...

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

Seoul Kimchi

Manchester City Centre Korean

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

Inside I Am Pho, a Vietnamese restaurant in Manchester's Chinatown.

I Am Pho

Manchester Vietnamese

Named after Vietnam's most well-known export (pre-fabricated buildings aside), this family-run place in the heart of Chinatown looks more cafe...

The Rivals, Manchester City Centre

The Rivals Bar & Restaurant

Manchester City Centre Modern British

When The Rivals opened in 2017, it was the first time in a long time that The Royal Exchange Theatre...

Federal Manchester, Espresso Martini, Bar

Federal Manchester Deansgate

Manchester City Centre Global

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

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

Elnecot

Manchester City Centre European

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

Bombay to Mumbai, Bramhall, Chola Bhatura

Bombay to Mumbai

Stockport Indian subcontinent

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

Delhi House Cafe Manchester Paneer

Delhi House Cafe

Manchester City Centre Indian subcontinent

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

Take a seat outside CAMRA award-winning bar Fred's Ale House in Levenshulme

Fred’s Ale House

Manchester Italian

Launched in 2015, Fred’s Ale House in Levenshulme is a CAMRA award-winning, beer lovers’ haven with numerous extra benefits. There...

Mural and seating at Bhaji Pala Restaurant Gatley Manchester

Bhaji Pala

Stockport Indian subcontinent

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

A ceviche sampler served at Peru Perdu, a Peruvian-inspired restaurant and bar in Manchester city centre.

Peru Perdu

Manchester City Centre South American

Peru Perdu was originally a six-month residency restaurant at The Cotton Factory near the Village. Whether Covid or its popularity...

Wah Ji Wah

Manchester City Centre Indian subcontinent

Tucked away behind Deansgate, underneath a multi-story car park, high-end Indian restaurant Wah Ji Wah is a slightly unfashionable concept...

Takk Oxford Road

Manchester City Centre European

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

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

Pollen Bakery

Greater Manchester European

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

Red chairs in the window of the stylish Jane Eyre bar and restaurant in Ancoats

The Jane Eyre

Manchester City Centre British

The Jane Eyre is a self-styled ‘neighbourhood bar’ offering seasonal food, classic cocktails and local beers. Presided over by Eyre siblings...

Don Tacos table bolton

Don Tacos Bolton

Greater Manchester Mexican

Grab a booth, take away – whatever you decide, getting stuck in is definitely on the cards with Don Tacos...

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

Off the Wheaten Track

Trafford Global

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

Idle Hands

Northern Quarter Global

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

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

The Art of Tea

Manchester

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

Hibiki

Merseyside Japanese

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

On the menu at The Ivy Spinningfields, Manchester

The Ivy Manchester

Spinningfields British

The Ivy Manchester is an exuberant over-the-top place that’s perfect for glamming up and going out. The décor is wild...

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

Lily’s Indian Vegetarian Cuisine

Tameside 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...

Portuguese tapas restaurant Canto on Cutting Room Square in Manchester

Canto

Manchester City Centre Portuguese

Canto is a Modern Portuguese restaurant from Simon Shaw, the creative director behind the consistently brilliant El Gato Negro on...

A dish served at Yu Copster Green - an acclaimed Chinese restaurant in the Ribble Valley

Yu Copster Green

Lancashire Chinese

Yu Copster Green (formerly known as Yu and You) is an established, upscale Chinese restaurant serving British favourites and house...

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

Ca Phe Viet

Manchester Vietnamese

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

Gorilla

Greater Manchester American

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

Skaus

Merseyside Scandi

Set up in January 2017, Skaus's Dan Cameron and Josh Lundon have been about a bit, serving street food at...

The Pasta Project

Manchester Italian

One of the things we love about Italian food is its ability to transform a few basic ingredients into something...

One of the pizzas served on the terrace at Gusto Heswall, a recommended Italian restaurant.

Gusto Heswall

Merseyside Italian

With its sunspot terrace and twinkly olive grove interior, Gusto’s Heswall branch lives up to the chain’s reputation for making...

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

Trove Levenshulme

Manchester European

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

Inside the Eagle & Child in Ramsbottom with its views of the Lancashire moors

Eagle & Child

Ramsbottom British

The Eagle & Child is famous for offering excellent Sunday lunches and award-winning pub grub in the hills above Manchester.

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

Viet Shack Manchester Ancoats

Manchester City Centre Vietnamese

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

Siop Shop

Northern Quarter British

Head to this Welsh-inspired daytime cafe for "gwasanaethau coffi a thoes", or coffee and pastry services – listed on Facebook...

The Pasta Factory, Manchester

The Pasta Factory

Northern Quarter Italian

The group of friends behind The Pasta Factory's story originally hail from Turin in the northern region of Piedmont, so...

LEAF West Kirby

Merseyside Global

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

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El Gato Negro, the much-praised Spanish restaurant on King Street, Manchester

El Gato Negro Manchester

Manchester City Centre Spanish

El Gato Negro is an upmarket Manc-Spanish fusion restaurant that really, really works. Originally from Yorkshire, chef Simon Shaw has...

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

Hanover Street Social

Merseyside Global

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

Treehouse Cafe in Salford

Treehouse Café

Salford British

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

Mary and Archie Chorlton Brunch

Mary & Archie Didsbury

Manchester Global

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

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Inspired British cooking as served at Home restaurant in Leeds city centre.

Home

West Yorkshire Modern British

Home in Leeds is the brainchild of MasterChef finalist Liz Cottam, and business partner Mark Owens, formerly head chef at...

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Exterior of Northcote - the Michelin star restaurant and hotel in the Ribble Valley.

Northcote

Lancashire Modern British

Northcote is where chef-patron Nigel Haworth earned his stripes as an instigator of contemporary British fine dining. Today, Michelin star chef...

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

Inspire Cafe

Manchester British

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

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

Maray Bold St

Merseyside European

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

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 Coffee

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

Fuzion Noodle Bar Fallowfield Manchester

Fuzion Noodle Bar

Manchester Pan Asian

Set up by Arthur and Carol Wong in 2003 and still going strong, Fuzion was one of the first independent...

The Baltic Social

Merseyside Global

One of many indies in the now buzzing Baltic Triangle creative district, you go to the Social for "quality food, boss...

Indian food with a Scottish slant is served Roti restaurant in Sale, Greater Manchester.

Roti Sale

Trafford Indian subcontinent

Recently name-changed from The Mall, Stanley Square (home also to the likes of Ancoats General Store's Groceries & Beer, pop-up...

curries at this and that

This & That Cafe

Northern Quarter Indian subcontinent

Everyone's heard of NQ backstreet gaff This & That, even if they've not actually found it (it's up the ginnel...

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

Indian Tiffin Room Cheadle

Stockport Indian subcontinent

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

A vegan cheesecake at vegan restaurant Veggie Republic in Liverpool city centre.

Veggie Republic

Merseyside Vegan

If you’ve ever doubted the versatility of vegan cooking, a trip to Veggie Republic on Cork Street should set you...

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Wooden beams and wooden tables inside Stockport fine-dining restaurant Where the Light Gets In

Where the Light Gets In

Stockport Modern British

The UK's most exciting ‘no menu’ restaurant. With no menu and esoteric wines, Where the Light Gets In doesn’t adhere...

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

The Counter House

Manchester City Centre American

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

LEAF Smithdown Rd

Merseyside Global

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

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Inside Skosh restaurant in York which serves adventurous world-fusion food with spectacular results.

Skosh

North Yorkshire European

Going by name and appearances, you’d be forgiven for mistaking Skosh for a Scandi furniture shop: tables the colour of...

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

Vietnamese Potbellied

Manchester Vietnamese

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

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

Tharavadu

West Yorkshire Indian subcontinent

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

Black Barrel

Global

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

The interior of Gimbals restaurant in Sowerby Bridge soars beyond quirky.

Gimbals

West Yorkshire European

For years, Gimbals was a mesmerising neighbourhood bistro with a good reputation. Run by talented husband-and-wife team Simon and Janet...

Purezza in Manchester city centre is a vegan pizza restaurant.

Purezza

Northern Quarter Vegan

Sitting in the old Dough Kitchen spot in the Northern Quarter, Purezza is yet another pizza restaurant for Manchester -...

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

Wolf At The Door

Northern Quarter Global

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

Asha's Indian Restaurant, Manchester

Asha’s

Manchester City Centre Indian subcontinent

Modern Indian restaurants come with their own USPs such as street food, home cooking and regionally-specific cuisine. Asha’s, near the...

The interior of Wood restaurant in Manchester showing tables set for dinner and the open plan kitchen

Wood

Manchester City Centre Modern British

The eponymous restaurant of Simon Wood, MasterChef winner and local lad from Oldham, is an accomplished affair. Food is cooked...

A classic rice and three served in a metal tray at Chapati Cafe in Manchester, Chorlton

Chapati Cafe

Manchester Indian subcontinent

Chapati Cafe is a gem in the tradition of the good-old 'rice and three' that every true Mancunian holds dear.

Chef's Table in Chester is the brainchild of local chef Liam McKay

Chef’s Table

Cheshire European

This independent, 30-cover restaurant in Chester is the brainchild of local chef Liam McKay. Sourcing is a priority at Chef's...

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

Rudy’s Pizza Manchester Peter Street

Manchester City Centre Italian

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

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

Yang Sing

Manchester City Centre Chinese

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

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A dish served at Roski restaurant in Liverpool from MasterChef winner Anton Piotrowski

Roski

Merseyside Modern British

Roski is a wild child of a restaurant from MasterChef: The Professionals winner Anton Piotrowski.

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

Pho Liverpool

Merseyside Vietnamese

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

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

Bundobust Manchester

Manchester City Centre Indian subcontinent

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

The exterior of Isca in Levenshulme, which specialises in natural wines and organic food

Isca

Manchester British

Isca is a natural wine bar and shop on an unassuming street in Levenshulme, brought to you by Caroline Dubois (sommelier...

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 Global

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

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

Pho Cue

Manchester City Centre Vietnamese

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

Pad Krapow Khai at Tampopo Thai Restaurant Manchester Corn Exchange

Tampopo Manchester Corn Exchange

Manchester City Centre Pan Asian

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

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

Porta Altrincham

Trafford European

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

Try Thai in Manchester's Chinatown at night

Try Thai

Manchester Thai

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

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

Trof

Northern Quarter Global

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

A colourful small plate served at Volta in Didsbury: a Confidential Guides' recommended restaurant

Volta

Manchester European

Volta is owned by Luke ‘Unabomber’ Cowdrey and Justin Crawford - the DJ-restauranteur duo behind Chorlton’s Electrik bar, the Electrik...

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

The Hip Hop Chip Shop

Manchester City Centre British

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

An example of the Moroccan Menu at So Marrakech Altrincham

So Marrakech

Trafford African

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

The Green Lab DSQ

Manchester Global

Eat clean at The Green Lab, a “lifestyle destination store” and “health and well-being life concept”, which opened first in...

MerseyMade Gordon Smith Cafe

Merseyside Global

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

Roti Indian Restaurant in Chorlton, Manchester

Roti

Manchester Indian subcontinent

With a newly refurbished garden terrace extending the otherwise bijou space, Chorlton's Roti has plenty of cocktails, draught beers and...

The Bookbinder

Merseyside British

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

Sanskruti Liverpool

Merseyside Indian subcontinent

The second of these completely vegetarian and vegan restaurants (the first is in south Manchester suburb Withington), Sanskruti takes its...

A typical dish at Nepalese restaurant Da Gurkha in Liverpool

Da Gurkha

Merseyside Indian subcontinent

Founded by experienced restaurateur Netra Khare, Da Gurkha is a slick operation in a simple, curry-house setting that's as off-the-beaten-track as...

Liverpool's popular deli and restaurant Delifonseca on Brunswick Dock

Delifonseca

Merseyside European

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

Hipping Hall, the restaurant with rooms in Kirkby Lonsdale, has stacked up the awards and mentions over the years.

Hipping Hall

Lancashire Modern British

Since opening in 2005, Hipping Hall has become one of the most luxurious places to eat in the North (and...

Portland Street 358

Merseyside Global

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

Down The Hatch

Merseyside Vegan

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

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One of the stunning dishes served at Moor Hall, the restaurant with two Michelin stars in Aughton, Lancashire.

Moor Hall

Lancashire Modern British

Moor Hall delivers Michelin magic in a historic country house setting.

Joro Vegan Eatery

Merseyside Vegan

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

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

Trove Manchester

Manchester City Centre European

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

Sugar Junction Northern Quarter Manchester

Sugar Junction

Northern Quarter Global

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

LEAF Bold St

Merseyside Global

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

One of the vegan burgers at V-Rev vegan restaurant in the Northern Quarter, Manchester.

V-Rev

Northern Quarter Vegan

This diner selling vegan fast food made dreams come true when it first opened in the Northern Quarter back in...

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Eel as served at Jöro - the Nordic-inspired, acclaimed restaurant in Sheffield.

Jöro

South Yorkshire Scandi

Offering Nordic-inspired fine dining inside a shipping container, Jöro has secured accolades galore, including a clutch of AA Rosettes and...

Evelyn's Manchester Dining

Evelyn’s

Northern Quarter Global

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

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

Levenshulme Bakery

Manchester Middle Eastern

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

Levanter Restaurant Ramsbottom Figs Wine

Levanter

Ramsbottom Spanish

Owned and run by Basque food importers Joe and Fiona Botham, Levanter is ‘a true tapas bar’ serving authentic Spanish...

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