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Preview: Alston Bar and Beef launches in Manchester

Whilst a bit on the expensive side, this new restaurant could be the perfect place to take a date (you actually like) or your parents to celebrate exam success

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Review: Battle of the Gins

This was an election like no other. Long live the ‘gin-eral election’

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Cottonopolis’ new Gin

‘If I had to suggest taking your significant other out for a night of classy cocktails, and The Font is not what you are looking for, I would recommend Cottonopolis.’

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Review: Manchester Liquor Market

Hester Lonergan discovers the hidden joys of non-Basics spirits

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Recipe: Gin and Earl Grey Fizz

Claire Cottis gives insight on how to create the Gin and Earl Grey Fizz, a truly British (…and easy to mix!) cocktail

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A Gin Tasting Night at Lock 91

Dave Marsland, better known as The Drinks Enthusiast, is a great bloke. Warm, engaging and funny, he keeps the room laughing and heckling throughout the…

The cosy interior complete with spiral staircase, elaborate mirrors and vintage-style suitcases. Photo: The Whim Wham Café

The Whim Wham Café

Joanna Fox enjoys hearty portions, gin cocktails and the chintzy lighting of The Whim Wham Café