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Tips and Tricks: Our Essential Guide to Eating Well at Uni

Tips and Tricks: Our Essential Guide to Eating Well at Uni

Where to go and what to eat? We’ve got it all covered in our First Year guide.
The Gin-aissance: the UK re-discovers its love for Gin

The Gin-aissance: the UK re-discovers its love for Gin

Victoria Evans writes about the UK’s gin-drinking culture and ‘Manchester Gin’ – a craft gin company based in Manchester.
The Font-naissance

The Font-naissance

Fallowfield’s favourite bar, The Font, is being replaced by a business as similar to its predecessor as possible. The £2 cocktails are back!
A very Afflecks Christmas

A very Afflecks Christmas

Helena Young attends ‘Afflecks After Dark’ and writes about what makes Afflecks a Mancunian must-visit this Christmas.
An ode to The Font

An ode to The Font

Laura Swain writes in memory of The Font, Fallowfield. A versatile café, bar and pub with great food and the famous £2 cocktails. It will be sorely missed.
Turtle Bay’s Secret Menu Christmas Cocktails

Turtle Bay’s Secret Menu Christmas Cocktails

Elena Bradley tries Turtle Bay’s new festive menu and secret cocktails to see if a Caribbean Christmas is the present you didn’t know you needed…
PLY’s winter cocktail menu

PLY’s winter cocktail menu

PLY’s new winter cocktail menu features an array of festive themed drinks: from the Roast Peach Old Fashioned to the hot chocolate wine, there’s something for everyone this Christmas.
The sad tale of the modern cocktail

The sad tale of the modern cocktail

2 for 1 deals on a watered down cocktail? Helena Young has had enough – it is time for the glass to shatter.
Manchester Food and Drink Festival 2018 launch

Manchester Food and Drink Festival 2018 launch

Manchester Food and Drink Festival 2018 launch was held at Albert’s Schloss in Spinningfields – serving up a range of delicious taster menu treats.
Manchester’s Alternative Freshers: Bars, Pubs and Nights Out

Manchester’s Alternative Freshers: Bars, Pubs and Nights Out

We all want to have a great freshers week, but there can come a time when the list of nights in Tiger Tiger and Fifth seem endless. We’ve put together a list of 10 nights out that are guaranteed to add some variation to your partying schedule and help you get closer to your new […]
We love Turtle Bay’s rum collection

We love Turtle Bay’s rum collection

With other 40 different rums on offer, Turtle Bay is the place to go
Review: Don Giovanni

Review: Don Giovanni

A half-price season brought crowds to Don Giovanni, but did quality get lost in the rush?
Mixing things up at Black Dog NWS

Mixing things up at Black Dog NWS

Stanley Johnson drinks some tasty cocktails at the launch of the new range of masterclasses at Black Dog NWS
Pub of the week: Jackson’s Boat

Pub of the week: Jackson’s Boat

Sam & Charlie review another South Manchester pub for those looking to try a new drinking venue.
Pub of the Week: The Railway, Didsbury

Pub of the Week: The Railway, Didsbury

Sam Joyce and Charlie Filmer-Court review their Pub of the Week, The Railway in Didsbury
Dry January: road to perdition or salvation?

Dry January: road to perdition or salvation?

Have you slogged through a booze-free start to the year, or has January started where December left off?
Christmas Party Drinks

Christmas Party Drinks

It’s nearly time to open the first chocolate in your advent calendar! It’s not just me who still gets one, right? And that means the sometimes dauntingly boozy festive season is upon us, but what the fuss can you rustle up in terms of Christmas party drinks, both boozy and non-boozy?  Beer and wine is […]
Top 5 Movie Drinks

Top 5 Movie Drinks

This Freshers’ Week there is a high chance you might drink some alcohol, so why not use that opportunity to get really cinematic?
Wählbar
Wälhbar is a beacon of hope amongst the bars of Fallowfield
Gorilla
We sent Alexandra Williams to check out Gorilla, a brand spanking new gin parlour

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