Four alternative bars in Manchester you’ve probably never heard of

Manchester is famous for its nightlife, with each unique area of Manchester filled with different bars and clubs for people to explore. But we all know that your average night out can get a little repetitive, and sometimes your routine needs a bit of shaking up. Tucked away in quiet corners of the city you’ll … Continue reading Four alternative bars in Manchester you’ve probably never heard of

How to celebrate International Whisky Day in Manchester

Today is International Whisky Day and what better way to celebrate than to head to a bar and order a glass of your favourite whisky? International Whisky Day was first established March 27, 2008 to honour the late whisky writer Michael Jackson. In honour of this prestigious day, here’s a few of our favourite whisky bars … Continue reading How to celebrate International Whisky Day in Manchester

Five of the finest hotels offering divine Mother’s Day afternoon tea

If buying gifts is not your strong point, Perception has enlisted the most exclusive Manchester hotels to treat the special lady with a fine afternoon tea this Mother’s Day. Cloud 23 – Hilton Hotel Take your mother to the highest point in Manchester with afternoon tea in the clouds. Along with savoury delicacies, scones with Dorset … Continue reading Five of the finest hotels offering divine Mother’s Day afternoon tea

Nine of the best micropubs on your Manchester doorstep

In an era where entertainment and communication is controlled by the means of technology, a small number of public houses are coming together to combat the trend and give tipplers a chance to immerse themselves into what pubs once where. The trendy concept of the ‘micropub’  is taking off all over the UK. The small … Continue reading Nine of the best micropubs on your Manchester doorstep

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Gin festival to return to Manchester’s Victoria Baths

Manchester’s love affair with gin continues as the fourth annual Gin Festival returns to Manchester from March 24 to 26 and March 31 to April 2. Splashed across two consecutive weekends at Victoria Baths, the festival will feature over 100 of the best gins from around the world. There is also a secret bar that is … Continue reading Gin festival to return to Manchester’s Victoria Baths

Manchester Food and Drink Festival back for 20th anniversary

The UK’s largest food and drink festival is back this year celebrating it’s 20th anniversary. The Manchester festival aims to show the rest of the country that there is more to the city than takeaways and chain restaurants. After achieving national status, it will be returning to the area on September 28 until October 9. … Continue reading Manchester Food and Drink Festival back for 20th anniversary

Forget buying pints, people are now drinking beer straight from the tap

A new trend is sweeping the bar scene in Manchester and that trend is brewtaps. Manchester residents are moving away from traditional drinking and towards a whole new concept. Brewtaps are taking the city by storm, with independent breweries popping up in the Green Quarter, Spinningfields and even more near Piccadilly. Breweries offer customers lower prices, … Continue reading Forget buying pints, people are now drinking beer straight from the tap

Unlimited pizza and prosecco restaurant to open in Spinningfields

Foodies, brace yourselves, because a bottomless pizza and prosecco restaurant is coming to Manchester. Buca di Pizza will soon arrive in Manchester after completing a successful launch in Leeds. The restaurant will set up shop on Lloyd Street, in the former premises of Baltic Cellar. The restaurant has made a real name for itself in … Continue reading Unlimited pizza and prosecco restaurant to open in Spinningfields

Embrace St Patrick’s Day with Manchester’s Irish celebrations

Celebrate St Patrick’s Day in Manchester with a full two-week schedule of events catering towards lovers of all things Irish. The 22nd annual Manchester Irish Festival takes place across the whole city. From Friends Meeting House in the city centre to Rustik in West Didsbury, you can enjoy food, drink, live music, language classes and … Continue reading Embrace St Patrick’s Day with Manchester’s Irish celebrations