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Northern Quarter Articles

Style on stilts

Having begun university in monochrome monotony, Deputy Fashion and Beauty Editor Sophie Soar discusses her drastic (ally necessary) style evolution

Review: Tariff and Dale

‘After being so blown away by the hit Thai starter, I wasn’t sure I wanted to move on, but, the flaky pastry of the sausage roll was rather tempting’

Project invites people to submit the strangest gift ideas

A Northern Quarter creative agency are asking people to submit their strangest gift ideas,to raise awareness for children’s charity Wood Street Mission

An outsider’s view of Manchester

Ever wondered what an Aussie thinks of Manchester? Look no further than this article: we get his opinions on the Curry Mile, the Northern Quarter, and more

An Ozzy’s view of Manchester

Ever wondered how Manchester compares to Sydney, or what an Ozzy thinks about the Northern Quarter? Never fear, your questions are answered here by Barney Weston

You ‘wot’ m8?

Stanley Johnson pays a visit to Asmera Bella, a restaurant bringing the flavours of Northeast Africa to the Northern Quarter.

Venue Review: Soup Kitchen is cooking up something good

Despite not having a rich history akin to that of Manchester’s other venues, Soup Kitchen has made a name as one of the most eclectic places in Manchester

The Coffee Column: Foundation

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

Live: Algiers

Go to an Algiers gig and then tell us music isn’t political enough in 2015. We dare you


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

Matcha Madness

Perisha Kudhail sees green with delicious Matcha treats at CHA.ology

Review: The Pen and Pencil

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


Andrew mixes things up and heads to North Tea Power for this week’s Coffee Column

The Coffee Column: Federal Café & Bar

Here at The Mancunion Food & Drink, we’re continuing our revolution against ubiquitous commercial coffee brands, to help independent and passionate retailers to thrive in the caffeine-fuelled world of café consumerism

Mancunion shopping guide

Unsure where to explore beyond Piccadilly Gardens? Kassi Allcock’s shopping guide reveals all of Manchester’s shopping extravaganzas

The time I tried Crack

Food Editor Ellie Gibbs opens up about her struggles with addiction

Review: Soup Kitchen

Food Editor Ellie Gibbs samples the canteen-style offerings of the Northern Quarter’s Soup Kitchen.

Opinion: Space… the vinyl frontier

Stephen Miller considers the appeal of vinyl records against the lack of innovation in the consumption of music today


Marcus Johns and Charlie Spargo explore the Northern Quarter’s newest concept café where you only pay for the time you spend

Kosmonaut Presents Manchester Artist himHallows

A quirky café/bar in the Northern Quarter opens its doors to a new galactic exhibition by Manchester artist, himHallows