EAT. Manchester Arndale Review: May 2017
With 20 years’ experience and over 100 shops based in the United Kingdom EAT. know a thing or two about fab fresh food. Seasonal changes mean that new fresh innovative menus are launched frequently. Food waste is also managed at EAT. where the brand donates as many of their leftover sandwiches and salads as possible to local charities that work with the homeless. They also work closely with the homeless charity Crisis, so this is a winner for me!
Asha’s Manchester Lunch Review: May 2017
Located in the heart of Manchester city centre is the award winning amazing Asha’s Indian restaurant. Inspired by Bollywood legend Asha Bhosle, the restaurant group have an impressive resume and years of experience with WAFI City Dubai in 2002 being the location of their first opening. Asha Bhosle states that, “dining on delicious food in the company of good friends is the best recipe for happiness”. Now, it was our turn to test out Asha’s Philosophy.
Neighbourhood Restaurant Manchester Afternoon Tea Review: May 2017
My Spinningfields Sunday Session always feel incomplete without a visit to the glam and Glitzy Neighbourhood Restaurant and Bar. Summer Sun shining, we fancied both a mixture of sweet and savoury treats, so we opted for Neighbourhoods very own chic creative contemporary city afternoon tea.
City Centre Cruises Sunday Lunch Review: May 2017
Liverpool Road Castlefield Manchester is the starting location of the exciting City Centre Cruises Four Course Sunday Lunch. It was an honour to be taking sail on the barge boat named after the prominent Manchester figure “Emmeline Pankhurst” the courageous suffragette leader. Amazing Alan both commentator and our Skipper welcomed us aboard this gorgeous grand vessel for an exciting and knowledgeable journey through Manchester’s canal network.
Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester Opus One Afternoon Tea Review: April 2017
The 5-star iconic Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester, located in the home of Manchester’s historic Free Trade Hall and the original home to the Hallé Orchestra, which is steeped in history and old school decadence and charm. Originally, built in 1853 to commemorate the repel of the corn laws and sympathetically refurbished in 2004, retaining original features such as the façade, to create this stunning hotel, spa and restaurant. First impressions count and you will not be disappointed. Make your way through the airy, impressive and exquisite lobby and this will lead you to the opulent Opus One bar and restaurant.
Sapporo Teppanyaki Manchester Review: April 2017
With over 15 year’s experience serving Japanese cuisine in the UK, Sapporo teppanyaki Manchester which opened in 2005 and is situated just around the corner from the Museum of Science and Industry is a city centre hot spot that is worth a visit. Excited to enter this Japanese paradise, the doors opened, where a warm welcome awaited. The relaxed waiting area, lit with subdued lighting, decorated with traditional Japanese designed Asian panel Shoji screens and a wooden spinning wheel from the Kyoto region circa 1890, gave me the feeling that I had been transported into the very heart of Japan. With a clear view of the circular bar, we watched our cocktails being mixed up, while watching the bustling bar action that would be synonymous with any Japanese city bar venue.
Delivered to the table was the striking green Japanese Slipper mixed with Midori, Cointreau and lemon juice was lush and refreshing. The Kohii Martini shaken with Sake, Kahlua and strong expresso gives you a Japanese themed caffeine boost. Now our time to enter the main dining area, our cocktails were kindly taken to our place at the Teppanyaki table, by our super server Saied.
Sakana Manchester Pan Asian Afternoon Tea Review: April 2017
Magnificent, modern and situated right in the heart of Manchester city centre is Sakana; a sophisticated mecca of all things Asian. Split over two floors, with two bars and two kitchens this place has the facilitates to go all out and impress. Décor was a mix of cool, chic and contemporary fixtures and fittings along with the vibrant Japanese themed, work of art, murals splashed on the walls. This set the tone, which was a bustling cosmopolitan place, where one can socialise with friends, family and work colleagues alike. Booth style window seating, which I loved, allowed us to take advantage of the sun without the strain on the eyes, thanks to good quality sun shields.