The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper, serving Greater Manchester

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The best way to make your student loan go as far as possible. Photo: Paul McClintock

The Freshers’ Drinks Guide

Being a third year student at the university, I’ve had a bit of time to sample the best and worst of the ...

The Big Feastival. Photo: James Jackman

Review: The Big Feastival

Combining both food and music together into a festival is a tricky task. Focus too much on one and you risk losing ...

"They literally meant a chocolate, oven baked pizza. My life is complete." Photo: Ellie Gibbs.

Review: Dogs 'n' Dough

As promised, this hidden gem just off Albert Square offers just about every combination of pizza and hot dog a person could ...

The best way to make your student loan go as far as possible. Photo: Paul McClintock

The Freshers’ Drinks Guide

Posted on Sep 13, 2014 1
The Big Feastival. Photo: James Jackman

Review: The Big Feastival

Posted on Sep 15, 2014 2
"They literally meant a chocolate, oven baked pizza. My life is complete." Photo: Ellie Gibbs.

Review: Dogs 'n' Dough

Posted on Sep 6, 2014 3
The Big Feastival. Photo: James Jackman

Review: The Big Feastival

James Jackman visits The Big Feastival, an Alex James / Jamie Oliver mashup, to sample the event’s food and drink.

The Botanist offers a wide range of cocktails and mixed drinks. Photo: Jennifer Leung

Review: The Botanist

Jennifer Leung and Dorin Cucoș sample deli cuisine and delights at The Botanist, Deansgate.

The best way to make your student loan go as far as possible. Photo: Paul McClintock

The Freshers’ Drinks Guide

Adam Fearn offers his opinions on four beverages that you’ll definitely be drinking within your first weeks of university

"They literally meant a chocolate, oven baked pizza. My life is complete." Photo: Ellie Gibbs.

Review: Dogs ‘n’ Dough

Food & Drink editor Ellie Gibbs checks out American style restaurant, Dogs ‘n’ Dough.

Authentic tapas and Latin food from Deansgate's Las Iguanas. Photo: Adam Fearn

Review: Las Iguanas

Las Iguanas offers traditional Latin American style food and drink. Adam Fearn reviews the Deansgate restaurant for The Mancunion.

Common offers a varied and exciting selection of dishes and caters for all tastes & preferences. Photo: Ellie Gibbs

Review: A Place Called Common

Ellie Gibbs checks out the food and drinks at trendy NQ restaurant and bar Common.

Centuries of culinary and cultural influences have gone into making modern-day Greek foods some of the healthiest and tastiest in the world. Photo - Joanne Suen

Review: Rozafa

The Mancunion’s Joanne Suen visits Rozafa to sample Greek cuisine.

El Capo: Tequila. Cocktails. And soon to be serving South American Tapas.

Review: El Capo

El Capo are bringing the authentic taste of tapas and tequila to Manchester.

At the picture house, guests are encouraged to take snaps of their food, and upload them to instagram or twitter. Photo: Adam Fearn

Review: Birds Eye Inspirations Launch Event

Adam Fearn and Jenny Leung review The Picture House, the world’s first pay-by-picture restaurant, and Birds Eye’s brand new Inspirations range.

Manchester's burger mania continues

Restaurant review: SoLita

SoLita is an American diner in the heart of the NQ. Sam Herridge finds out what all the fuss is about.

Before the guests descend!

Three Chocolate Brownie Cake

Josephine Harrington shares with us her signature brownie cake; containing three types of chocolate it is sure to win over your friends on a lazy Sunday afternoon.

Big Mac

Review: The Oxford Road Burger Kitchen

This week Victor Croci takes a wild swing at tongue-in-cheek journalism and visits one of Oxford Road’s legendary venues.