Gioia Blackburn Restaurant Review ***UPDATE – THIS RESTAURANT HAS NOW CLOSED***

Gioia Blackburn Restaurant Review: March 2018

Newly launched in November 2017, Gioia located in Blackburn town centre is an Italian inspired Café Bar, that is an ideal hub, to catch up with friends, family or work colleagues.

An illuminated bar, awaits your arrival, so why not soak up the atmosphere and enjoy a pre-dinner mocktail or two.  My strawberry mojito mocktail was light, fresh, fruity and fabulous.

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Eat New York Bagel Shop Manchester Northern Quarter

Eat New York Bagel Shop Manchester Northern Quarter Review: February 2018

The Eat New York brand is based around the street food scene and with over 10 years’ experience, these guys have a lot to bring to the table.

The Bagel shop is a slice of the big apple minus the airfare and brings the New York vibe right in the heart of Manchester’s eclectic Northern Quarter.  With arty boards, tiling, neon lighting which gives the overall place an industrial identity.

#Mouthwatering mains included the vegetarian lovely Little Italy Bagel Breaded mozzarella, with Cal’s tomato sauce, red onion, fresh tomato, rocket, fresh pesto, garlic butter and lashings of gorgonzola mayo.

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Indulge in some Self Love This Valentine’s Day with the Sienna Spa at Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester ***UPDATE – THIS SPA HAS NOW CLOSED AND REOPENED UNDER A DIFFERENT NAME ***

Indulge in some Self Love This Valentine’s Day with the Sienna Spa at Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester

Love is in the air this February and now it is time to slow down and show yourself some much-deserved self-love with a sensational spa day followed by an amazing Afternoon Tea.

The Sienna Spa located in the 5-star iconic Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester has all the facilities, that you need to get your mind and body relaxed, revitalised and reinvigorated, including an air-conditioned gym, 12-metre deck level swimming pool, whirlpool bath, Nordic sauna, steam room and the peaceful poolside relaxation area.  The welcome was warm, as always, but this time there was new fluffy robes.  Also, brilliant branded Edwardian Hotel flipflops which you do get to take home.

Tranquillity awaits your arrival at the Sienna Spa Relaxation room where you can sit back on leather upholstered recliner beds, as you enjoy sipping complimentary herbal teas and iced water, as you catch up with friends or simply reflect and refocus your mind while you wait for your therapist.

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