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The Spanking Roger, Store Street Manchester

Bar brawls and fighting dogs: Northern Soul samples the cocktail menu at Manchester’s Store Street

Oct 21, 2017 Comments Off on Bar brawls and fighting dogs: Northern Soul samples the cocktail menu at Manchester’s Store Street

When you check into a hotel in Manchester and they tell you their bar is themed around local history, you can imagine the usual suspects: cotton, trains, bees, football, the Haçienda.

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Manchester - Dining area, image by Drake and Morgan

Review: The Refinery, Spinningfields, Manchester

Dec 21, 2016 Comments Off on Review: The Refinery, Spinningfields, Manchester

Manchester’s Spinningfields is not my usual haunt. There’s something about the glossy buildings that simply doesn’t appeal. It conjures images of suits and fancy-ish women in fancy-ish dresses congregating by the bar. I prefer the pre-war graffiti-daubed grunginess of the Northern Quarter, and the undoneness that only comes with old buildings.

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The Alchemist, Spinningfields

Review: The Alchemist, Manchester

May 20, 2015 Comments Off on Review: The Alchemist, Manchester

Double, double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble. Those three witches from Macbeth had the right idea about making potions. Well, almost.

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Mission to Manchester

Christmas Cocktail Cheer at Cloud 23 in Manchester

Nov 26, 2014 Comments Off on Christmas Cocktail Cheer at Cloud 23 in Manchester

Twenty-three floors above the bustling streets of the city centre you can find some breath-taking views of the Manchester skyline.

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