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If you love eating out in Manchester, you can keep up with all the latest goings on at the Corn Exchange, right here.

Tampopo Cookery School – 2020 Dates.

Tampopo Cookery School

Tampopo Cookery School is back!

After running several successful events during the 2019 Manchester Food & Drink Festival, Tampopo has announced three new cookery class dates for 2020.

At the cookery school, customers will learn to prepare, make and cook some great East Asian dishes. Some of these dishes will be from Tampopo’s existing menu and some will be from the restaurants extensive back catalogue of dishes from over the years.


Mince Pies – Mexican Style at Wahaca!

​Back by popular demand these crispy sugar-coated parcels are filled with luxurious mincemeat with a touch of mezcal and served with brandy-butter ice cream. They are the business, end of.

For more info on this and all other things Christmas at Wahaca click here

Give the Gift of Escape Hunt This Christmas!

It’s that time again when stockings need to be filled and Secret Santa gifts need to be purchased. No stress…Escape Hunt’s gift boxes are the perfect stocking thriller, but better yet, they can be a fabulous gift of experience for those Secret Santa’s. You’ll be forever grateful for this gift of experience.’

For more information click here

Brunch with Santa at Gino’s


Join for Santa’s Brunch, Italian Style, at Gino’s on 15th Dec.

It’s £10pp for adults and that includes a full breakfast with a tea or coffee. Kids tickets are £17.50 with an option of a bacon, sausage or egg bun with a tumbler of fresh orange juice.

There’ll be story tine with Santa, gifts and the opportunity to give Santa your Christmas list!

For more information and to book email jemma.steel@ginodacamporestaurants.com

Black Friday Treat at Escape Hunt

We’ve got a puzzle for you. That’s right, this year is Black FUN-day. Uncover the secret promo code hidden inside the Escape Hunt barcode to enjoy 10% off your January booking! 😎

Same five-star entertainment, less dollar. So, set your puzzle hats on and get ready to dial up the excitement this Friday.

Offer ends 9am on 30th of November.

To redeem, simply solve the code and enter at checkout when making your booking

Manchester’s most exciting escape room experience

New Years Eve At Cosy Club

Bring in the new year in roaring 1920’s style with Cosy Club Manchester this new years eve. Click here to find out more and to book your table.

Tampopo Cookery School – Manchester Food and Drink Festival

Tampopo Cookery SchoolTampopo is excited to announce the launch of the new Tampopo cookery school at Manchester Food and Drink Festival. With the opportunity to win 2 free places for Saturday, September 28th and Saturday, October 5th.

At the cookery school, customers will learn to prepare, make and cook some great East Asian dishes. Some of these dishes will be from Tampopo’s existing menu and some will be from the restaurants extensive back catalogue of dishes from over the years.


Bottomless Dough Balls at Pizza Express This September

Throughout September, enjoy bottomless Dough Balls when you buy a bottle of Prosecco at Pizza Express. That’s right – the most loved and iconic dish in the land, unlimited. Happy birthday, Dough Balls, we’ll cheers to that!

Cosy Club’s Manchester Food & Drink Festival Menu

Cosy Club's Manchester Food & Drink Festival MenuJoin Cosy Club to celebrate Manchester Food & Drink Festival from Thursday 26th September – Monday 7th October. At The Cosy Club, you can enjoy these delights as part of Cosy Club’s Manchester Food & Drink Festival menu



Meat the Butcher At Alston Bar & Beef

Meat The ButcherOn Thursday 3rd October, Alston Bar & Beef will be bringing out master butcher, John Gilmour down from the Tweed Vally to showcase his butchery skills at their Meat The Butcher event.


Cosy Club’s Blooming Beautiful Brunch – Coming September 9th

Cosy Club's Blooming Beautiful BrunchCosy Club’s Blooming Beautiful Brunch is available every day from 10am-11.30am, starting September 9th. Enjoy a Cosy Club Breakfast (v, ve, gf options included), tea or coffee and a glass of fizz for just £16 per person. Now that is brunch done the Cosy Club way.

The Vanishing Cabaret At Alston Bar & Beef

The Vanishing CabaretTake your seats in Alston Bar & Beef’s 1837 intimate speakeasy, where every seat is a great seat, and immerse yourself in a show like no other, The Vanishing Cabaret. You’ll witness world-class sleight of hand, astounding mind-reading & classic conjuring that…  ‘will leave you baffled’ ★★★★★ (Daily Mail). This is a night of wonderment like no other.

Butchers Cut Sharing Steak at Alston Bar & Beef

Alston Bar & Beef have launched their new Friday special Butchers Cut Sharing Steak! Grab your steak-loving friend and get yourselves down to Alston and enjoy the finest steak in Manchester.

Manchester International Festival 2019

Manchester International Festival returns to Manchester city centre from July 4th – 21st. Enjoy a rich mixture of art including music, theatre, dance & art throughout venues across Manchester. Manchester International Festival celebrates the very best of art and culture from across the world.

Escape Hunt’s New Outdoor Game: Operation Mindfall

Escape Hunt’s brand-new citywide mission, Operation Mindfall, requires you and your fellow agents to take to the streets of Manchester and save the world before it’s too late.

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Father’s Day 2019 At Corn Exchange

Give your dad the Father’s Day treat he deserves this year with our restaurant’s fantastic selection of offers from free beers to Escape Hunt experiences. Make it a Father’s Day that he is sure to remember, find all of our brands’ offers below.

Book now!






Easter Weekend £400 Giveaway


Track down Escape Hunt’s furry friend this Easter weekend at Corn Exchange to win instant prizes in a wonderland themed hunt!

Valentine’s Day At Corn Exchange Manchester

valentine's dayAre you looking for the perfect way to sweep your loved one off their feet this valentine’s day? Then our restaurants are here to play cupid this! Enjoy a special meal with your someone special at Corn Exchange this year.



Fantastic January Offers at Corn Exchange

Are the pockets feeling a bit lighter this January? Don’t worry our restaurants are here to help you still enjoy a fantastic meal out but for less with these fantastic offers!

Black Friday Deals At Corn Exchange

Black FridayMake the most of our brands fantastic Black Friday deals! Whether you’re looking for a present for your foodie friend or to book a city break our brands have the perfect Black Friday deals for you.

From discounts on Cocktail Master Classes to fantastic hotel stays with Roomzzz for the perfect city break!

Don’t miss out on these amazing Black Friday Deals whilst they last!

February Half Term Deals

Head down to Manchester’s ultimate dining venue to keep the kids busy this half term. 

Corn Exchange has got it covered with exclusive, February half term offers that appeal to the whole family.

We’ve chosen some of the best.

Valentine’s Day 2018

Valentines DayLooking for the perfect place to spend Valentine’s Day with your someone special this year? Our restaurants are the perfect setting to let love blossom and send sparks flying. Find all of our restaurants here.

Cookbooks At Corn Exchange

Still looking for that perfect Christmas gift for your foodie friend or relative? We have an amazing selection of cookbooks available from our fantastic restaurants.

Gift Cards – The Perfect Christmas Gift

Looking for the perfect gift for your foodie friend or relative? Our restaurants have a fantastic selection of gift cards available for you.

New Year’s Eve At The Corn Exchange

Looking for the perfect way to celebrate new year’s eve 2017? Then our restaurants have the perfect party for you.

Christmas & New Year’s Eve Opening Times 2017

Visiting our restaurants over the festive period? Make sure to check out our brands opening times!




Manchester Christmas Markets

Manchester Christmas MarketsChristmas has arrived in Manchester! The Manchester Christmas Markets, lights and ice rink are in full swing and Christmas is certainly in the air!

Festa Italiana
Manchester’s New Italian Festival

Festa ItalianaManchester’s first free Italian festival is coming to Cathedral Gardens on June 23rd – 25th.

Treat Your Dad This Father’s Day

happy fathers dayLet your Dad know just how special he is to you this fathers day with us here at the Corn Exchange.

What’s new at the Corn Exchange this Easter?

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Let Us Treat Mum This Mother’s Day

Mother's Day Corn Exchange Manchester 2017This Mother’s Day why not treat your mum to a delicious meal at one of our fantastic restaurants so she knows just how much she means to you, with one of our fantastic mother’s day deals.




Manchester’s Latest Metrolink is Now Open

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Chinese New Year
Our Favourite Chicken Dishes

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Amazing Deals This January

Are you dipping your hand down the back of the sofa looking for a few bits of change? It doesn’t matter if you are a bit strapped for cash this January, we are all feeling the pinch. That is why our restaurants have some fantastic offers on so that you can still visit us and have a fantastic dining experience without it breaking the bank. Our restaurants will have new and exciting offers available all through January, but here are some to get you started.


Get Healthy? Try ‘VEGANUARY’ At Corn Exchange

Veganuary-heartLaunched in the UK in January 2014, Veganuary (vee-gan-uary) is a global charity that encourages people to try Vegan for a month (www.veganuary.com)

It’s Veganuary, a global call to action for people to sign up to a healthy lifestyle start to the year to not only experience the direct health benefits, but learn about the associated benefits of animal welfare.


Win £300 Vouchers To Spend At Corn Exchange!

This competition has now closed. The winner will be notified by email on Wednesday 1st February.

The Olympic Parade is coming to Manchester!

Christmas Partys Venues Manchester

MFDF Festival Menus at Corn Exchange

To celebrate the return MFDF, a number of Corn Exchange restaurants in Manchester have also created exclusive menus, available from 29th September to 10th October, offering up to four courses for just £15.

Tampopo MFDF Supper Club

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Enjoy a fantastic 5-course taste tour of Thailand’s bold and flavoursome food, for just £22 at Tampopo Corn Exchange on Wednesday 5th October.

Salvi’s MFDF Italian Gala Dinner

On Sunday 2nd October Salvi’s will be taking over the event space at the Festival Hub on Albert Square to host Manchester’s fist Italian Day. There will also a special Italian Gala dinner at their Corn Exchange restaurant with a four-course feast and Aperol drinks reception, live music and the chance to create your own Peroni Beer Cocktail. To book call the restaurant on 0161 222 8021salvi's Italian restaruant

Manchester’s Student Night Out September 27th

Special offers for Students at the Corn Exchange

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Post Your Pride Pic To WIn a Meal for 4 At Pho

Manchester Pride at Pho

Take a photo to Pho’s special Pride Photoboard in the Atrium this weekend, and post it on Twitter tagging @ManchesterPho for a chance to win a meal for 4.

New Photography Exhibition at Corn Exchange for Manchester Pride Weekend

Manchester pride Exhibition

A new photography exhibition showcasing famous faces and their connections to the city’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community is launched for Manchester Pride Weekend.

Our Guide to Restaurants near Manchester Arena

Looking for restaurants near Manchester Arena?  Here’s our top tips for pre Manchester Arena dining.


Corn Exchange – Manchester’s new dining quarter

With 12 fantastic new restaurants set to hit the city this summer, the historic grade II listed Corn Exchange will transform into an exciting dining destination, unique to Manchester. The revamped Corn Exchange will be home to exclusive eateries from the UK’s leading restaurants, including modern Italian, Vapiano, innovative Mexican, Wahaca, and deliciously exotic Brazilian barbecue, Cabana.