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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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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Sip Wine Bar: Lovely New Bar In West Didsbury

One of my main passions is Oenology (the science and study of winemaking) and when I realised there was going to be a new wine bar close to me, naturally I became excited. Although Didsbury and Manchester, in general, have a lot of places that have a vast and vibrant selection of wines, there aren’t […]

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Swadesh: My Go-To Indian Restaurant

Last Monday I was in the city centre and craving Indian food and the first place I thought to go was Swadesh.  There used to be one in my neighbourhood but it shut down.  Luckily, the main restaurant is still doing well in the city centre. Swadesh is right in the centre of Manchester on […]

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Oké Poké: Hawaiian Street Food Comes to the City of Manchester

The weather today was scorching in Manchester and in dire need of something refreshing to eat and drink, I came across this Hawaiian food joint and it is truly amazing. Oké Poké is on 59 Church Street in the Northern Quarter opposite Afllecks Palace and is a healthy alternative to the majority of other high […]

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Suri: Bringing Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Cuisine Together…At a Cost

Suri is a recently opened restaurant bringing Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine together.  It is situated on 20-22 King Street which is very central and close to other high street shops, bars and restaurants. I was feeling peckish a few weeks ago and came across this place.  I decided to go in because it is […]

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Insolito: New Italian Bar and Restaurant in Manchester 

Yesterday, I was in the city centre when something out of place caught my eye and by out of place I mean it definitely has not always been there.  As I walked past, I swore I would return later once I had finished my primary tasks which I did and it was amazing. Located on […]

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