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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.

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.

Pho Launch Private Dining & Party Space in Corn Exchange

Pho have just opened their amazing roof terrace space in Manchester – it’s now available to be booked as a private dining room or cocktail party area. Set atop  Corn Exchange’s beautiful, naturally lit atrium, their space offers great views and a private cocktail bar.

Cosy Club’s Free Teas for Those in Need

Cosy Club have got some terrific news! They’ve partnered with Independent Age on a new mission to reduce loneliness across all generations. Join them every Wednesday from 3rd July for a free cup of tea.

Negroni Week 2019

Negroni WeekNegroni Week is here, 24th – 30th June, so come raise a glass, or two and enjoy a tasty Negroni at Corn Exchange Manchester.

Cricket World Cup Manchester Fanzone

On 14th – 16th June, cricket fans will have the opportunity to get up close to the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup action at the Cathedral Gardens Cricket World Cup Manchester Fanzone.

World Gin Day Manchester Event Hub

On Saturday, June 8th Corn Exchange will be hosting the World Gin Day Manchester Event Hub! Get your wristbands for just £5 and come enjoy talks from gin brands and experts along with amazing gin offers from our restaurants!

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.

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Wahaca New Summer Menu

WahacaWahaca have launched their brand new Summer Menu, it is packed full of fresh and vibrant Mexican Street Food favourites. Get on down today and give it a try on their sunny terrace whilst sipping a tequila.

Alston Bar & Beef’s New Menus

Alston Bar & BeefAlston Bar & Beef have 2 new fantastic menus for you, their new Set Menu and their new Sunday Lunch Menu, each including delicious new dishes that are a must try!

Great Manchester Run 2019 Promotions

The annual Great Manchester Run will take place on May 19th and Corn Exchange Manchester has a great selection of treats to reward runners and get energy levels back up, as well as a spacious outdoor terrace for runners wanting to catch a breath.

Whether it’s your first or tenth run, get your trainers on and race down to Corn Exchange – a short hop, skip or crawl from the finish line!

Banyan’s Coffee Week Cocktail Menu

Join Banyan until the 10th of May as they celebrate all things coffee. In partnership with Tia Maria they’ve created a beautiful new cocktail menu! PLUS they’re treating you to a complimentary coffee week cocktail when you purchase a coffee Mon – Fri before 3pm.

Wahaca’s Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Cinco de MayoJoin Wahaca for £5 Margaritas from the 3rd – 6th May to celebrate Cinco de Mayo! Just the refreshing treat you need over the bank holiday weekend! Come enjoy the sun and watch the world go by on Wahaca’s terrace.

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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!

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.

Turn Up The Heat At Cabana For Manchester Bank Holiday

Its hot, hot, hot at Cabana this Manchester Bank Holiday with two fabulous events to try out. If Salsa, or Beach parties are your thing then this is the place to be.

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.