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So does Grand Pacific in Manchester make you really feel you’re dining at an old colonial hang-out? Janet Reeder went along to find out.

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Manchester Restaurants Asian Food
Friday, May 12, 2017

Didsbury cool meets Manchester’s cosmopolitan appeal at the Principal Hotel’s stunning restaurant, The Refuge, says Rebekka O’Grady.

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Manchester Restaurants
Thursday, March 16, 2017

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Manchester Restaurants Spanish Food
Monday, February 6, 2017

Manchester has been recognised as a pioneer of the Northern coffee scene and it’s easy to see why as the flood of independent coffee shops have well and truly taken over the city. People are now shunning the big brand coffee chains in favour for somewhere a little more quirky with great coffee. Here’s a short guide to some of Manchester’s best coffee hangouts for your next visit to the city.

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Manchester Restaurants Afternoon Tea
Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Cheshire Life guests were privileged to have renowned chef Aldo Zilli cook for them at San Carlo, Manchester, writes Rebekka O’Grady

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Italian Food Manchester Restaurants
Friday, October 14, 2016

Thai culture and a contemporary new menu combine to make Chaophraya a delight, writes Louise Allen-Taylor

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Asian Food Manchester Restaurants
Wednesday, October 12, 2016

We have selected some of the best Asian restaurants in the region that are serving up visual treats for their followers.

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Asian Food Cheshire Restaurants Manchester Restaurants
Monday, October 10, 2016

Time to indulge your appetite for fun at one of Manchester’s new restaurants, writes Janet Reeder

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Manchester Restaurants
Monday, October 10, 2016

Guests at our latest luncheon were privileged to be the first to enjoy dining in the new look Palace Hotel in Manchester city centre.

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Cheshire Life Luncheon Manchester Restaurants
Friday, September 30, 2016

Tattu, in Manchester’s Spinningfields, has a dramatic aesthetic that takes your breath away the moment you push open the doors, writes Kate Houghton

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Manchester Restaurants Asian Food Spinningfields
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Manchester’s latest restaurant, Grafene, has a name which smacks of cutting-edge science, writes Louise Allen-Taylor

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Manchester Restaurants
Sunday, September 4, 2016

We went to The Lowry theatre and witnessed a masterpiece in three acts...and the play wasn’t bad either, writes Louise Allen-Taylor

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Manchester Restaurants
Friday, August 12, 2016

Simon Rogan at the French whips up a menu that would win over any Euro sceptic, writes Janet Reeder

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Manchester Restaurants
Friday, June 24, 2016

This super Northern Quarter venue is a magnet for visitors searching for good food and drink. Emma Mayoh reports

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Manchester Restaurants
Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Janet Reeder visits The Rose Garden in West Didsbury and discovers a blossoming delight

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Manchester Restaurants Didsbury
Saturday, May 7, 2016

Emma Mayoh took afternoon tea at Manchester’s award-winning Hotel Gotham

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Afternoon Tea Manchester Restaurants

El Gato Negro has just opened in Manchester. This Spanish-style tapas restaurant - its name means black cat - needs no luck. The owners have assembled the ingredients for success, writes Ray King

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Manchester Restaurants Spanish Food
Sunday, April 10, 2016

Just how long can you age a steak? That thought occurred as I tucked into a 55-day aged rump steak at Hawksmoor in Manchester, writes Louise Allen-Taylor

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Manchester Restaurants
Thursday, March 31, 2016

There’s more innovation in football catering than just the cultural collision of the balti pie, as a visit to Manchester City’s Mancunian suite reveals, says Louise Allen-Taylor

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Manchester Restaurants
Monday, March 21, 2016

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Manchester Restaurants
Friday, February 26, 2016

Don Giovanni, a venerable star of Manchester’s Italian dining scene, has undergone a bit of a facelift, writes Louise Allen-Taylor

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Manchester Restaurants Italian Food
Saturday, January 30, 2016

Manchester’s newest fine dining restaurant Quill aims to write a new chapter in the city’s gastronomy story. Is a happy ending in prospect? Review by Louise Allen-Taylor

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Manchester Restaurants
Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Give vegetarian food a whirl at 1847 in Manchester urges Janet Reeder - you won’t be disappointed

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vegetarian Manchester Restaurants
Tuesday, January 12, 2016

It was a brave thing to open a Turkish restaurant in 1980, Gatley-based Sacit Onur, owner of Manchester’s Cafe Istanbul tells Ray King as he reflects on 35 years of success

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Manchester Restaurants
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

A football-themed restaurant in a football-themed hotel? After 90 minutes, were we over the moon, or sick as a parrot?

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Manchester Restaurants
Monday, August 10, 2015

New Spinningfields addition Tattu has got dining down to a fine art as guests at the latest Cheshire Life luncheon discovered

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Cheshire Life Luncheon Manchester Restaurants Spinningfields

Eat drink and be merry! Manchester is cooking up a reputation as a foodie capital

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Manchester Restaurants Spinningfields
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Thought cowboy food just meant a mess of beans? The South American cowboys do much better for themselves, as a stylish Manchester restaurant demonstrates

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Spinningfields Manchester Restaurants
Saturday, February 21, 2015

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Manchester Restaurants Afternoon Tea
Tuesday, December 16, 2014

What’s the score with footballers and food? United legends open the world’s first football hotel, right near their ground

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Manchester Restaurants

Cheshire Life’s businessmen’s lunch at Neighbourhood in Manchester, was a culinary treat with a distinctive New York vibe

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Cheshire Life Luncheon Manchester Restaurants Spinningfields
Thursday, August 21, 2014

Oh the glamour! How I’ve loved Australasia over the three or four years it has been Manchester’ s go-to restaurant for the rich and famous.

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Manchester Restaurants
Monday, July 21, 2014

Where better to dine during - or after - the World Cup than Rio Ferdinand’s Rosso restaurant?

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Manchester Restaurants
Thursday, June 19, 2014

One way to try out what Manchester House has to offer is take high tea recommends Janet Reeder

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Manchester Restaurants Afternoon Tea
Friday, March 28, 2014

A huge £3 million investment has gone into a 1960s’ office block to create the new dining venue in Manchester that everybody’s talking about

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Manchester Restaurants Spinningfields

Having transformed the French restaurant at the Midland Hotel, Manchester, Simon Rogan now gives the hotel a new informal eaterie

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Manchester Restaurants Midland Hotel

Why mess about with a jewel like The French? Our reviewer was concerned too... until he went along to see for himself

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Manchester Restaurants Midland Hotel
Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Step inside a restaurant where style, taste and flair are the watchwords in both the food and the decor. Vermillion and Cinnabar in Manchester welcomed Cheshire Life and guests to a sumptuous lunch

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Manchester Restaurants Asian Food Cheshire Life Luncheon
Monday, May 14, 2012

Jamie Oliver's new Manchester restaurant used to be a bank. It seems Jamie's Italian will continue to be a bankable venue REVIEW BY RAY KING

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Manchester Restaurants Italian Food

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