With bars and restaurants serving culinary delights from around the world, it can be tough to decide when booking food and drink vouchers in Manchester city centre and beyond. If you’re not sure where to start, we’re here to answer your questions.
There’s a huge variety of food and drink venues in Manchester. If you want a messy, meaty burger then you’re in luck. Try Tib Street Tavern, in the Northern Quarter, to enjoy options ranging from pulled pork to halloumi, nacho chicken and more, served alongside fries and cocktails. Or head to Joshua Brooks, near Oxford Road, where you can choose from an impressive range of meat and veggie options.
There’s also plenty of choice away from the city centre if you fancy a food and drink tour of Greater Manchester or live in the suburbs, with Rio’s Gourmet Grill, in Prestwich, offering classic beef and cheese burgers alongside wraps, fries and more. There’s also Dawson’s Corner in Fallowfield – serving burgers, pizzas, nachos and other hearty dishes in American-style diner booths.
Manchester’s street markets are something to savour for foodies across the city:
And that’s not all – check out this guide to Manchester markets to see what’s happening near you.
This city loves a brew – so you’ll find some incredible tea rooms and cafes in Manchester to get your daily caffeine fix or tuck into a tasty brunch. This list is a perfect place to start:
Check out this list of the city’s best afternoon teas for even more options.
Manchester is becoming famous for its excellent array of craft beer venues but there’s plenty on offer for wine-lovers too. These are some of our highlights:
These are just a few of the options on offer, so be sure to browse our full list of food and drink deals in Manchester to see more.
Like many trends, the UK street food traders taking inspiration from America first appeared in London but we’re increasingly seeing more and more in Manchester too. Popular markets in Stockport and Levenshulme have stalls offering a wide range of street food across a variety of different cuisines.
Spending a day doing nothing in Manchester is a rare treat. When such a day comes up, it’s important to fill it with as much food as possible. Manchester’s food scene has exploded in the last few years - when I uni’d here over a decade ago, I was lucky to find one or two good independent places. Even then, they were only open during the evening. How glad I am it has all changed.
As the recession has taken bite, people are searching for a food bargain; but cheap food needn't mean rubbish food. An army of passionate foodies has been unleashed onto the streets. They are chefs who want to start a business but can’t afford a restaurant, people who have been made redundant and want to step away from the rat race or those who want to take their food passion to everyday people.