Manchester Rum Festival Returns For Third Year

Rum advocate and Manchester based Dave Marsland of Drinks Enthusiast is bringing back Manchester Rum Festival for a 3rd year running, hosting it at the new event and exhibition space Brickworks, within Barton Arcade on Deansgate. Saturday 8th June 2019 will see an expansion of the previous two sold-out festivals, resulting in both an afternoonContinue reading “Manchester Rum Festival Returns For Third Year”

A Look At Garden Of Earthly Delights At Elixir, Tonics & Treats

This week saw one of the relatively new bars to hit Manchester launch its summer drinks menu with a ‘The Garden of Earthly Delight’s’ theme. Not one to just hope for the best, Elixir Tonics & Treats showed off their creations for a two-hour period on a warm Friday evening, allowing friends and VIP’s toContinue reading “A Look At Garden Of Earthly Delights At Elixir, Tonics & Treats”

Design My Night Manchester Award Winners Announced!

The results are in for the Design My Night Awards here in Manchester. So without delay, lets see who made some good vibrations in the city – Best Bar 2014 – Kosmonaut, Northern Quarter Exposed brick, leather seats, banging drinks…dentist chairs; the Northern Quarter’s Kosmonaut has everything a great bar should have, and some. Multi-facetedContinue reading “Design My Night Manchester Award Winners Announced!”

Elixir Tonics & Treats

I do love Manchester when it comes to its bar scene, there’s always something new opening, and this past Thursday was no different. The guys behind event and mobile bar company Escapade Bars have gone for something a little more static in the shape and form of Elixir Tonics & Treats. Located on the easyContinue reading “Elixir Tonics & Treats”

3 Twenty One Review

A new Smokehouse has popped up in Manchester in the form of 3 Twenty One. Located on Deansgate, on top of the Deansgate pub, the promise of  “smoking the finest cuts of meat this side of town!” stood out as myself and my girlfriend (who we shall now call Miss J) were invited down toContinue reading “3 Twenty One Review”

Pitcher and Piano Review

Last night, myself and two friends decided to take advantage of a rare night off together and head into Manchester’s Deansgate Locks for a bite to eat at Pitcher and Piano. Located along a strip of railway arches that carries the Metrolink line above, it incorporates two floors, both with outdoor seating overlooking the canal. On a rainy night though,Continue reading “Pitcher and Piano Review”