Win dinner for two at Mr Cooper’s Restaurant and Bar at The Midland in Manchester. 

The Midland Hotel has hosted kings, queens and countless celebrities since it opened its doors in 1903. Today, the Grade II listed, 4-star hotel is one of Manchester’s most-loved icons. Located just minutes from Oxford Road and Piccadilly Stations, it offers an array of impressive food and drink establishments for both locals and visitors to the city to enjoy.  

This is your chance to win a delicious three-course meal and bottle of house wine for two people at the hotel’s 2 AA rosette restaurant and bar, Mr Cooper’s. The perfect venue for a romantic meal and drink or before a night on the town, the vibrant restaurant and bar adds a modern touch to the historic setting of the hotel.

Named after a local horticulturist with a passion for growing fresh fruit and vegetables, whose house stood on the same plot of land in 1819, the restaurant truly is one of a kind with all dishes made with flair and inspired by Mr Cooper’s use of the very best ingredients, including home-grown seasonal favourites. Whether you are looking for a Sunday lunch hotspot or somewhere to enjoy a relaxed meal with loved ones, Mr Cooper’s is the perfect setting,

The Midland ExteriorMr Cooper’s striking dining room features trees and birdhouses amongst a green and white colour scheme, bringing the outdoors in. Voted the ‘Best Restaurant in Manchester’ by Bookatable in 2017, the award-winning venue offers classic dishes with exceptional flavours and is the only establishment in the city to have its own in-house butcher, ensuring you the best cut of meat to enjoy. 

The competition 

To be in with a chance of winning, all you have to do is sign up to the Northern Soul newsletter (details of how to do this are on the right-hand side of the page) and send an email to with the title ‘Mr Coopers’. 

Closing date: March 14, 2019

Winners will be picked at random and notified by: March 15, 2019


midland logoTerms & Conditions:

Prize is a three-course meal and bottle of house wine for two to share. Transport is not included. Winners must be over 18. Prize is valid for six months, is non-transferable, non-amendable and subject to availability. Prize must be booked in advance.