2 Places I Couldn’t Stay Away From In 2018

Before I began writing this I was wondering why I couldn’t think of more than two places to talk about because I am so certain there was a variety of places I ate and drank in the last year. There weren’t many places that really stood out to me in 2018 and those that did […]

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Grand Pacific: It All Started With High Tea

Grand Pacific was always one of those places I heard great things about but never ended up going to but I finally decided to break that chain several months ago and now It’s made it on the list of go-to places to go.  The grade II listed building was founded as a gentlemen’s club in […]

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Cafe Diaries #8: Folk Cafe Bar

It has been a long time since I added to my little series Cafe Diaries and it’s because I’ve been going to the same places over the last several months. One of my local go-to places is Folk Cafe Bar in West Didsbury.  This is one of my favourite places to drink beer and have coffee rather […]

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20 Stories : A lovely & Interesting Drinking Experience…On The 19th Floor

20 stories opened earlier this year in February and quickly became a very talked about place.  This bar/restaurant wasn’t at the top of my list but it was close to where my friend and I had just finished eating so we satisfied both of our curiosities. I was immediately impressed with the view of Manchester […]

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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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