The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper


This quaint, out-of-place cottage in Spinningfields is home to the incredible Hanging Kebab. Get lost, Nando's. Photo: The Oast House

Going one better: restaurants

Marcus Kelly offers alternatives to the chains, helping you get more for your money

We recommend going for a wrap and 3 salads for just £5. Photo: Patrycja Marczewska


Kukoos is a new and delicious alternative to Oxford Road’s usual suspects, with everything on the menu at £5 or less

It's MacBook central for the hipsters in North Tea Power, but the coffee sure is good. Photo: Simon Wheatley @Flickr

Top tips: the Northern Quarter

Ben Walker reveals the gems of the NQ – tea, cake, espressos and beer houses

The majestic riverside location of The Mark Addy. Photo: innpictime @Flickr

The Mark Addy

Maddy Hubbard reviews The Mark Addy, a beautiful riverside ‘true gem’

Food & Drink Editors' choice of cocktail at Wählbar - a very fine espresso martini


Wälhbar is a beacon of hope amongst the bars of Fallowfield

The National Football Museum in the Urbis Building, Cathedral Gardens. Photo: Joe Sandler Clarke

National Football Museum: rekindle your love for the beautiful game

Sport Editor Matthew Barber visits Manchester’s latest footballing attraction

This shit is bananas. Photo: Jessica Hardiman


We sent Alexandra Williams to check out Gorilla, a brand spanking new gin parlour

Photo: Joe Sandler Clarke

Getting around

Tips for getting around Manchester from The Mancunion

Students getting involved making a giant patchwork T-shirt at the 'Cotton: Global Threads' Social. Photo: Richard Manning

The Manchester Art Group

Alice Marshall and Francesca Reid report on the growing popularity of the Manchester undergraduate arts collective

A night out in Fallowfield ends in a familiar way. Photo: Jonathan Whiting

A postgraduate’s guide to Manchester

Too old for a typical student night-out? Stevie Spiegl is here to help

The Northern Quarter has some of the best spots in town. Photo: Lisa Murgatroyd

The best night spots in Manchester

Fancy a good night out in Manchester? Then Tom Glasser can help, via an extended river metaphor

The People's History Museum in Castlefield. Photo: Joe Sandler Clarke

The City for free

Run out of money after Freshers’ Week? Well here’s some ideas for you