10.03.2018

Alston Bar And Beef - Manchester

Alston have bought their steak and gin offering from North of the border, Glasgow to be exact.

09.03.2018

George's - Worsley

From the outside, George’s looks like a traditional Georgian inn but inside it has a contemporary New England feel...

28.03.2018

The Patron, Manchester

An Irishman and a Norwegian went into a bar. It sounds like the beginning of a joke but it really happened...

23.03.2018

Grafene, Manchester

This British Modern Fine Dining restaurant is superb and if it isn’t on your list of ‘must do’ Manchester restaurants then it should be.

16.03.2018

Tre Ciccio, Altrincham

The menu contains some of the dishes you would expect to find in your local trattoria and some you certainly wouldn’t.

05.03.2018

The Abel Heywood, Manchester

In the years we have been going here, I can honestly say that we have never had a bad meal and we always look forward to eating here...

05.03.2018

The eXchange Food And Drink Lounge, Manchester

The Cameron family have been brewing and running public houses in the North East of England since the 1860’s...

04.02.2018

The eXchange Food And Drink Lounge, Manchester

I don’t normally frequent the Oxford Road end of Portland Street, preferring to hang out within a short stroll of Piccadilly or Victoria train stations...

19.01.2018

The Stonemason's Arms, Timperley

Today was all about Sunday lunch, which on such a chilly day was just what the doctor ordered

18.01.2018

1761 Restaurant, Manchester

It’s cosy and sumptuous, with the feel of a Victorian dining room. Lots of wood, leather, tweed and fabulous chandeliers...

11.12.2017

Fine Dining At Wood, Manchester

I honestly wouldn’t be surprised if this restaurant turns out to be the first recipient of the elusive Manchester Michelin star...

10.12.2017

Afternoon Tea At Barristers, Knutsford

Afternoon tea at any time of the year is always a pleasure but a Christmas themed one is always a little bit special...

23.11.2017

Afternoon Tea At Malmaison, Manchester

Isn’t Afternoon Tea the most civilised of repasts? Lunch is a distant memory, dinner is a way off in the distance but your tummy is telling you it’s peckish...

16.11.2017

Bottomless Brunch At Revolution de Cuba, Manchester

Brunch: a late morning meal eaten instead of breakfast and lunch. Rev de Cuba invited us to sample their new Bottomless Brunch...

09.11.2017

Dom's Tavola Calda , Manchester

One of the staff told me that the original restaurant, Pizza Italia opened there in 1967, which means I have been dining here for at least forty two of those fifty years...

08.10.2017

Chez Mal Brasserie at Malmaison, Manchester

We get lots of emails every week at Taste Today. Lots and lots. If we are lucky there will be a ‘Come and try our new menu’ email. We like those. Malmaison in Manchester, emailed us with just such an invite...

19.09.2017

Al Bacio, Manchester

I had received an email inviting me to review Al Bacio on South King Street. That’s the little street that runs parallel with the shopping part of King Street, behind Mint Velvet and Kath Kidson...

13.08.2017

Barristers Restaurant At The Court House

occasionally we are invited out to the leafy suburbs of Manchester. Such was the case with Barristers in Knutsford, a particular favourite Cheshire town of ours.

15.07.2017

Small Plates, The Indecisive-Diners Delight

Is anyone else a totally indecisive diner? On a recent trip to Liverpool, I struggled to make my mind up on where to go for lunch. So, I hit up #AskTwitter...

28.06.2017

A Mini Break At Abode

The Abode in Manchester is housed in a former Victorian textile factory, a short stroll from Piccadilly train station. The façade is typically 19th Century but the interior is anything but.

13.06.2017

Randall & Aubin, Manchester

They say, ‘Good things come to those who wait’ and we have been waiting for the opening of Randall & Aubin, in Manchester, for many a long month

15.07.2016

The Manchester Gin Journey

For £60 a head in Manchester you get chauffeured between the five venues on your tour in a rather nice Mercedes minibus. At each location...

24.10.2016

Malaysian Cookery Class, Ning - Manchester

This seems to have been the year of cookery classes...

17.08.2016

Kasbah Cafe Bazaar - Liverpool

So it came as a blessed delight when Amine and Otto, owners of the Liverpool restaurant, Kasbah, invited....

15.07.2016

The Manchester Gin Journey

For £60 a head in Manchester you get chauffeured between the five venues on your tour in a rather nice Mercedes minibus. At each location...

06.06.2016

An Asian Summer At Wagamama - Spinningfield, Manchester

We have been going to the Spinningfield branch of Wagamama since it opened and...

03.06.2016

New Summer From Cane & Grain

There are a lot of foodie choices in Manchester’s Northern Quarter but for us Cane & Grain is the venue of choice for...