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Food and Drink

Eating and drinking in Manchester

Now one of the UK’s most cosmopolitan cities, Manchester’s food and drink scene has burgeoned in recent times. Whilst traditional Lancashire fare such as Lancashire Hotpot, Eccles Cakes and Manchester Tart can be found on many menus, the diversity offered by Manchester’s restaurants is quite mouthwatering.


Manchester has a plethora of welcoming public houses

The city centre itself boasts over 30 different styles of cuisine whilst Chinatown offers all the subtle shades of oriental cuisine and Rusholme is famously known as the “curry mile”. Whether it’s a light snack you’re after or a full blown culinary experience at some of the country’s most prestigious establishments, Manchester will cater for your needs admirably.

china town

China Town

Manchester’s cultural explosion is also reflected by its 430 licensed premises, an increase of 200 since the mid-nineties. Widely known as the home of Boddington’s beer, almost every ambience imaginable is also offered by Manchester’s bars, pubs and clubs. Deansgate and Didsbury offer popular café society venues; Castlefield offers canal side entertainment; and the Gay Village extends a colourful welcome.

For those wanting to party into the early hours, a multitude of options exist. As the home city of some of the biggest music acts around such as Oasis, Take That, Simply Red and M People, Manchester’s club scene is quite phenomenal.

Manchester's cafe society

Enjoy Manchester's cafe society

The long and the short of it is that Manchester is a city flavoured by food and drink. You can gain more detailed information from the excellent food and drink information providers on this page.

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