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Experience the finest bars, restaurants and cafes Manchester has to offer

Food and Drink in Manchester

5 of our favourites

The Marble Arch Inn

An old English style pub with originally retained features , serves fantastic home cooked food and has an array of largers and beers to choose from.

El Rincón de Rafa

Situated in Deansgate down a quite back street El rincon has some of the best authentic Spanish tapas on offer.

Almost Famous

Urban graffiti-style decor in a gourmet burger joint with inventive sauces and sides.

Federal café bar

Espressos, all-day brunch menu and cakes, plus evening cocktails in a casual, Antipodean coffee bar.


Modern Australian food with Indonesian and Japanese influences, served in a subterranean venue.

Things to see and do

In Manchester, there’s a world of experiences awaiting you. Whether you crave culture, nightlife, or a touch of history, our city has it all.

Explore gothic architecture at John Rylands Library and Manchester Cathedral, or fine art at Manchester Art Gallery and the Whitworth. Visit Manchester Museum and Imperial War Museum North to learn about the city and travel through time, or embrace innovation in HOME’s modern arts venue. Whether you’re a history buff or an experimental artist, Manchester provides insight into the different points of historical significance in the city and across the UK.

For a quick adventure, escape the city to enjoy scenic walks at Hollingworth Lake, Heaton Park, Sale Water Park, and Haigh Hall. If skiing and adrenaline are more your thing, head to Chill Factore for a session. Families with children will love Play Factore, the biggest indoor family fun place in the UK, which features laser tag, zip lines, VR and a toddler area too! Or have a blast at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, less than an hour from our apartments in the city centre.

And of course, football is in our blood. Explore the famous stadiums of Manchester United and Manchester City, and dive into the social history of the sport at the National Football Museum, a bus ride away from our apartments. Don’t miss the chance for a VIP Experience at a Manchester United home game!