We’ve tried to find something for everyone’s ideal July evening here from burgers and beers in a brewery to World Cup accompaniments at Hotel Football to unlimited wine at Wood; so whether your obsessed or avoiding the screens which have spawned across the city, take a look below.
Free-flowing tapas and cocktails at Grafene
New chef Ben Mounsey has had some column inches since joining Grafene from Thornton Hall earlier this year and the restaurant’s summer offer of free-flowing tapas and two cocktails for £40 sounds like a perfect after work treat, try and get a spot on their quiet terrace.
Grafene, 55 King Street, Manchester, M2 4LQ. Tel: 0161 696 9700, www.grafene.co.uk
Wednesdays at Wood: 3 courses & unlimited wine for £39.95
A good opportunity to try out Wood, First Street’s offering from Masterchef winner Simon Wood. This one is only for Wednesday’s so leave the car for once. Three courses and unlimited wine for £39.95.
Wood, Jack Rosenthal Street, Manchester, M15 4RA. Tel: 0161 236 5211 to book quoting ‘Winedays’ – www.woodmanchester.com
Secret lunch: Masons Restaurant makes new of former Freemasons Hall
Green velvet and brass fixtures have helped bring this secretive building back to life. A trip to the bathrooms feels like stepping back in time. with generations of masonic paraphernalia on every wall. Lunch one course for £12, two for £15 or three for £19.
Available Tue-Sat, Masons Restaurant & Bar, 36 Bridge Street, Manchester M3 3BT. Tel: 0161 359 6952 www.masonsrestaurantbar.co.uk
Pay as you feel summer Supper Clubs at Real Junk Food Project
The Real Junk Food Project (pictured) are hosting a series of chef led supper clubs through the summer where you can pay-as-you-feel. Chefs create menus from the produce donated and rescued from potential wastage that day from across the city.
Available Thu-Sat, The Real Junk Food Project, 85 Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 6EQ. Book online: www.realjunkfoodmanchester.co.uk
Dinner at Beastro in Spinningfields
Spinningfields indie Beastro knock out some serious brunches and lunches – but did you know they do dinner? Some great offers this July include two courses for £19.50 or three for £23.50 and a glass of wine.
Thu-Sat, Beastro, Irwell Square, Leftbank, Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3AG. Book online: www.beastromcr.co.uk
Beer and a burger at Seven Bro7hers
Local brewers, Seven Bro7hers have their own bar on Cutting Room Square. Imaginatively named the Seven Bro7hers Beerhouse, it’s the place for a house beer and a burger for £10.
Seven Bro7hers, The Ice Plant, 39 Blossom Street, Manchester, M4 5AF. www.sevenbro7hers.com
Mr Cooper’s – 2 steaks and 2 sides for just £32
Tucked around the side of the Midland Hotel, Mr Cooper’s house and garden is offering a two 8oz rump steaks, two sides and two sauces for £32. A fancy setting for special treat.
Mr Cooper’s, The Midland Hotel, Peter Street, Manchester M60 2DS. Tel: 0161 235 4781, times and prices vary, www.mrcoopers.co.uk. Mon-Fri, 12pm-10pm, Sat 12pm-5pm. Must be booked in advance.
Meal and a match at Cafe Football
Tucked away on the ground floor of the National Football Museum, Cafe Football have a special World Cup platter for £10 per person available during match times daily. The dish includes Spanish tortillas, chicken Kiev bites and Cornish pasties.
National Football Museum, Cathedral Gardens, Todd Street, M4 3BG. Tel: 0161 241 0501, www.cafe-football.com
BOGOF burgers for Common people
Original NQ bar, Common have BOGOF burgers for members. Splash out on the kimchi fries while your there. The burgers at Common are excellent. Sourcing at Common is spot on, and we really rate the food here.
Common, 39-41 Edge Street, Manchester, M4 1HW Sign up online –www.aplacecalledcommon.co.uk
Published on: Mon 23 Jul 2018