Breakfast at The Alchemist

The Alchemist is a bar/restaurant that I would say is more famous for its complex-looking and sophisticated cocktails rather that it’s casual food.  There are three Alchemist chains in Manchester, 1 New York St, Manchester M1 4HD thealchemist.uk.com 0161 228 3856 3 Hardman St, Manchester M3 3HF thealchemist.uk.com 0161 817 2950 The Alchemist, The Bund, […]

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Cottonopolis Food & Liquor: Where Style Meets Japanese Cuisine

It can confidently be said that Cottonopolis is one of the most fashionable restaurants in Manchester for a couple of reasons.  Its interior design, the architecture of the building and their choice of cutlery and crockery.   It is great for lunch, dinner, casual drinks or the beginning of a night out.  Cottonopolis is located on 16 […]

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Café Diaries #7: Grindsmith

It wasn’t until the last couple of days that I really thought about ‘What makes an independent café, independent?’ It sounds like an easy question to answer but I beg to differ.  At first what made an independent coffee shop independent to me was the idea that it does not exist anywhere else unlike Starbucks and Costa. […]

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Café Diaries #6: Caramello

Caramello is a gelaterie and eatery in heart of Didsbury Village in the south of Manchester.  It has been around for about a year and it is exactly what Didsbury did not know it needed.  Didsbury has so much going on, from tapas restaurants and Italian wine bars to quiet cafes and boutiques. As well […]

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Café Diaries #4: Pot Kettle Black (PKB)

PKB is a café situated just outside of St. Annes Square in Manchester city centre.  The decor in here is amazing.  It’s very wood-based and gives everything a very natural look.  I also love that they have large console tables which will sit 7-10 people, so whether you’re with a group of people or having […]

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