Review: Bluu, Manchester

Rating: In a Word: Institution   Cuisine: Barbecue/American   Appeals To: Girls and boys about town. Anyone who isn’t a vegetarian.    Northern Quarter Revamp Manchester’s Northern Quarter has long been a popular stomping ground for creatives, for
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Review: Cafe Rouge, Manchester

Rating: In a Word: Jolie   Cuisine: French Bistro   Appeals To: Shoppers, families, anyone who fancies something other than a cheap burger, or chips to eat and drink.    C’est Bon Back to the Trafford Centre. Again. I’m beginning to think the
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Review: Southern Eleven, Manchester

Rating: In a Word: Redneck   Cuisine: Southern American/Barbecue   Appeals To: Meat eaters, vegetarians who have to accompany said meat eaters, and bears.    Spinningfields Smoke Shack Way back when Spinningfields was but an infant, I first visited Southern
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The Big Cookathon 2015 6th-9th March

Sadly in this day and age it’s becoming more rare for families to cook or eat together. We are becoming more reliant on takeaways and ready meals, and our future generations risk lacking the understanding of what good food is and means. The Children’s Food Trust is in
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Simply Fish Boxpark Shoreditch - Front Entrance, Night

Review – Simply Fish [Shoreditch]

Rating Appeals To Seafood food seers with a social/environmental conscience and a discerning palette Shoreditch people/those in The Boxpark looking for something a little healthier, and a little more natural than the nearby geographical competition People who like Thai food. They
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The Drift Bishopsgate - Entrance

Review – The Drift [Bishopsgate]

Rating Cuisine Modern European Appeals To Futurists, Cyberpunks and future oriented gourmands seeking culinary fulfilment within the ivory tower. Appreciators of unusual use of space and modernist architecture, mashed up with D&M’s signature style Bishopsgate people
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214 Bermondsey - Basement Bar Area

Review – 214 Bermondsey [Southwark]

Rating In A Word Gin-Temple (OK, so it’s a double barreled word) Appeals To Those who worship at the alter of Gin, and like the spirit in all of it’s wondrous varieties (there are many). People who want an education in gin, but would who would rather get this via
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Review – The Anthologist [Bank]

Rating In A Word Unconventional Cuisine Modern European Appeals To Bankers (as in, people in Bank – and who possibly work in banks…in Bank) – The Anthologist has a wide appeal. Everybody’s welcome (well, I imagine everybody’s welcome) Actual
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The Lucky Pig - Front Entrance

Review – The Lucky Pig [Fitzrovia]

Rating Appeals To Cocktail pilgrims, cocktail bar zealots of a historical persuasion and those who enjoy subterranean prohibition themed spaces. Also those who prefer older style cocktails and bar staff wearing trouser braces Fitzrovia bound people running away from the more
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