There’s plenty of comings and going in Manchester this week with old bars closing, new bars opening up, and some special events to get you excited for when the cold weather starts to come.
Northern Monk heading over The Pennines
After seven years, Kosmonaut has closed its doors on Tariff Street but they’ll be swinging back wide open in the not too distant future as Leeds brewers Northern Monk have bought the site. The ever popular brewery recently crowd funded £1.5million in order to triple their brewery size and to open the Manchester taproom, as well as one in London. For fans of the Kosmonaut lot, their new bar, Quick Brown Fox, will be opening up in eight weeks after a long build.
Opening soon, Northern Monk, 10 Tariff St, Manchester M1 2FF, www.northernmonkbrewco.com
New Bar for First Street
Another bar taking over a recently vacant slot comes in the shape of School for Scandal moving in to the place of The Launderette in the First Street area. Guided by Danny Fox, previously of Living Ventures, the new bar will be aiming for Manhattan cool with British touches and will offer inside and outside dining.
School For Scandal, First Street, Manchester, M15 4FN. Follow @scandalmcr for more info.
Mana in Ancoats now taking bookings
Eagerly anticipated new Ancoats restaurant, Mana, is now open for bookings but get in quick – only a few weekend slots are still available.
Mana, Sawmill Court, 42 Blossom St, M4 6BF, www.manarestaurant.co.uk
MFDF ’18 launches with Dome Banquets
Manchester Food and Drink Festival have launched their full listings for their special Dome banquets this October and booking is now open. With events including a wellness special with Trove, a banding together of some of Manchester’s finest Spanish restaurants, and Guardian wine columnist Fiona Beckett discussing six wine that shaped her career, there’s a taste for everyone.
Thu 27 Sep – Sun 7 Oct, The Dining Dome, Albert Square, Manchester, www.manchesterfoodanddrinkfestival.com
Craft Beer v Natural Wine at Common
This Thursday Common are hosting a very special, one-off event of three courses, three natural wines, and three craft beers in combination with Bristol’s Wild Beer Co. and Manchester’s own Love and Labour providing the wine. The full menu of food, and alcohol pairing is available now on the Common site and they have a full vegan option.
Thu 16 Aug, 6-8pm (three sitting) £40, Common 39-41 Edge St, Manchester M4 1HW, www.aplacecalledcommon.co.uk
New Restaurant from Lowry Chef Mamucium to open at Hotel Indigo
Mamucium is to open at the new Hotel Indigo opposite Victoria Station, presided over by ex-Lowry chef Andrew Green previously of Lowry Hotel’s 2 AA rosette River Restaurant. With a 120 seat restaurant and a more casual 70 cover cafe, the restaurant will be named after the Roman Fort that was to become Manchester and with such large numbers, is sure to make a big impression on the city’s dining scene.
Mamucium, Hotel Indigo, Todd St, Manchester M3 1NZ. Follow @MamuciumMcr for more info.
Published on: Tue 14 Aug 2018