The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper


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Review: The Patron

This restaurant will certainly be receiving my patronage again

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Oké Poké

Northern Quarter’s newest eatery is put to the test in Felix Sander’s review

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‘The sun in Manchester is very slowly rising in the east’, says our reviewer of new Asian eatery, Cottonopolis

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Each time I come back

“Earth café is the wasabi pea of NQ eateries. Green and innocent on the outside, and on the inside, a delve into an unknown dimension”

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Home Sweet Home

Craving that comforting, yummy meal you are missing from your family kitchen? Look no further than the Northern Quarter’s charming American diner where you’ll be sure to feel right at home

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The Coffee Column: Foundation

Coffee Columnist Andrew Wells takes a look at the foundations of this sleek upmarket Manchester establishment

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Crazy Pedro’s

Delicious and classy pizza until 4am? If that’s not enough to tempt you, Felix Sanders visits this out-there pizzeria to dish out what’s on offer

Design your own pizza box competition. PLY. Photo: The Mancunion


Elena Gibbs spins a 4PLY yarn about the Northern Quarter’s hippest pizza joint

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Review: The Pen and Pencil

Just another bar, or a good hangout with easy food? Felix Sanders explores


Festival: Carefully Planned #5

A Carefully Planned Festival (ACPF) provides a slew of fringe acts with a Northern Quarter-wide platform. For two days, the offbeats rule the roost in N4

Yard and Coop

Crumbs! Yard and Coop certainly know how to keep abreast of the competition

Yard & Coop struck the perfect balance between the guilty pleasure of fried chicken, and a more refined Northern Quarter feel

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The time I tried Crack

Food Editor Ellie Gibbs opens up about her struggles with addiction