The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper


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Review: La Vina Deansgate

Veggies, stay well away! This here restaurant, La Vina, is a carnivore’s paradise

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Review: Scene Dining

A fantastic street food experience at a reasonable price

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Preview: Aperol Spritz Social

Summer funds running low? Then we’ve found the perfect night out for you! Get yourself down to the Restaurant Bar & Grill, Manchester on Wednesday 26th July for aperitivo hour with an Aperol and Italian tapas

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Lunya Review

Excellent tapas can be hard to find outside of Spain (and occasionally in it too). Lunya delivers. This Liverpool based restaurant and deli has a sister in Manchester’s Barton Arcade

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Bar San Juan

‘We were waved off by the kindly staff and set off on our journey back to the now less appealing Fallowfield’

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Evangeline Katz samples El Gato Negro, the black cat that has slunk onto King Street

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An Evening of Beer and Tapas

Escape the cold, wet winter evenings and enter a world of tastebud tingling spanish Tapas and intense Artisan beer

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.

Josep Lluίs Aguiló reads from the newly published anthology, Six Catalan Poets. Photograph: Tamara Stanton

Two Catalan poets

Tamara Stanton heads to Instituto Cervantes in Deansgate to hear Catalan poets Josep Lluίs Aguiló and Manuel Forcano read from their newly published anthology