February is in full swing and so are the bars and restaurants in Manchester. From Valentine’s and Pancake day to Margarita Week, February is jam-packed full of goodies for foodies. Here is a round-up of new openings, food and drink events, and so much more so that you don’t miss out on anything Manchester’s food scene has to offer this February.
Disorder, the new bar and eatery opening in the Northern Quarter, is a love letter to Manchester.
Taking over the old Walrus venue, Disorder brings us two floors of Manchester passion. The ground floor will be home to a menu of Asian-inspired street food, an array of lagers and sour beers, and a range of classic and undiscovered cocktails. The lower floor will act as a speakeasy, and dive bar with live music from bands, DJs, and rap artists playing late into the night.
Disorder’s launch party is on Friday 17 February from 6pm, free entry, first come first serve.
The brand new A Cinematic Spectacle for the Senses is coming to Manchester’s Mini Cini in Ducie Street Warehouse on Saturday 18 February.
This immersive culinary and cinematic experience has been curated by Woodford Reserve Whiskey. Alongside the showing of the Oscar Nominated film: Everything Everywhere All At Once, a perfectly paired tasting menu of small plates inspired by the film will be brought out to guests at different points throughout the film. Cocktails created to compliment the sweet and savoury small plates will also be carefully handcrafted by Woodford Reserve’s very own mixologist.
This ultimate immersive event is perfect for foodies and film fans alike.
There are three intimate showings on Saturday 18 February at 1:30pm, 5pm, and 8:15pm.
As pancake day fast approaches, Manchester titans Albert’s Schloss and Ducie Street Warehouse jump on the pancake bandwagon.
Albert’s Schloss brings us a special all-day Pancake Haus on Tuesday 21 February. They will be serving their Klassic Pancake menu from the usual breakfast hours as well as a special edition Banoffee Pie available for one day only.
Also on Tuesday 21 February, Ducie Street Warehouse are presenting a bottomless pancake deal. £13.50 per person for as many pancakes as you can eat within 30 minutes. There are vegan options as well as loads of toppings and added extras including Nutella, berries, bacon and eggs.
The offer is only available on pancake day from 10am until 5pm.
Why not top off your February with one of Manchester’s very own Scranchester Tours?
This treat to yourself will help you to discover all Manchester’s food scene will have to offer. The tours start in central Manchester and last approximately three and a half hours, the destinations remains a secret but it is guaranteed to reveal the secrets of Manchester’s food scene past and present. With multiple tastings throughout the city, Scranchester’s Eat the City food tour is the key to a foodie’s heart, a perfect (admittedly late) Valentine’s treat.
There is still availability for tours on 17, 23 and 24 February as well as throughout March.
Great Northern Pie Company has found its new home at Kampus, officially opening the doors to its kitchen and bar on Monday 27 February.
I can tell you from experience that Great Northern Pie Co. pies are heaven in butter pastry. The great quality pies will change depending on the season featuring classics such as 14-hour Braised Beef and Ale, and a Lancashire Cheese and Onion.
Using only the best ingredients from producers local to the North West, the pies are accompanied by a wide range of sides. We’re talking buttery mash, home-style chips, cauli cheese, mushy peas and more. Breakfast sandwiches will also be served daily between 10:30 am and 2:30pm.
Great Northern Pie Co. opens in Kampus on Monday 27 February, opening times are Sunday – Wednesday 10:30am-6pm, and Thursday – Saturday 10:30am-10pm.
The Blues Kitchen are jumping on the bottomless bandwagon and we are so here for it.
Every Sunday The Blues Kitchen are offering bottomless buffalo chicken wings from 12-6pm for £12 per person or £20 for two people. You have 90 minutes to eat as many wings as you can with a tasty blue cheese dip and celery on the side.
The perfect place to challenge your mates to the ultimate wing-eating competition to end your weekend.
Every Sunday at The Blues Kitchen from 12-6pm.
With Margarita week upon us, there are plenty of places in the city offering lots of tequila goodness.
If you want to get involved, Science and Industry are hosting a ‘Master Your Margarita’ Masterclass on Thursday 23rd February in partnership with Cazcable. Other bars in Manchester with offers include El Capo who are introducing a bespoke £6 Margarita menu and Revolucion de Cuba with a special Mango and Passionfruit Margarita.
Read more about Margarita week here!
Manchester’s very first Margarita week is from 18th – 23rd February.
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