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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.

Win A Box At Emeli Sande

Emila Sande comp poster - I Love ManchesterOn Sunday 22nd October, you and your friends could be joining Emeli Sande at Manchester Arena on her UK tour, in your own private box. Plus enjoy a 2-course meal and drinks before the concert.

Banyan Autumn Specials Menu Competition

comp pictureThe simply divine Autumn specials menu has landed at Banyan Bar & Kitchen. Packed full of delicious tasty treats, and a few crowd pleasers. You could win a meal for 4!

Manchester Food & Drink Festival 2017

MFDFManchester Food & Drink Festival is returning to Manchester between 28th September – 9th October 2017 and our brands have got some fantastic offers, events, and promotions.

MCR Student Social

mcr student night outAre you a student who’ll be venturing out on September 26th for the MCR Student Social? If so then our brands have some fantastic student offers available throughout the day for you.

MFDF & Tampopo 20th Birthday Bangkok Street Party

tampopoA food, drink and dancing extravaganza is coming to the Mayfield Depot on Friday 29th September, to celebrate MFDF and Tampopo’s joint 20th birthday. An evening of stunning street food, cracking cocktails and a host of Manchester icons taking to the stage. And we are giving you the chance to win 2 tickets below!

Cosy Club Murder Mystery Night

cosy club murder mystery nightIf you’re looking for the ideal Christmas party, work celebration or a pure excuse for a festive night out, join the Bright Young Things for an unforgettable Christmas spectacle at Cosy Club.

National Caipirinha Day At Cabana

cabana capriananaTo celebrate National Caipirinha Day on Wednesday 13th September, Cabana will be giving them away for free if you’re a member of the Cabana Club!

Cabana Support Manchester Memorial Fund

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In support of the re-opening of Manchester Arena, Cabana will be donating 10% of all sales, on Saturday 9th September, to the Manchester Memorial Fund.

Alston Bar & Beef – Coming Soon

bar and kitchen Low ResAlston Bar & Beef coming soon to the Corn Exchange! Bringing their fantastic range of top 1 percent Scottish beef steaks and 58 gins, we can’t wait!

Manchester Loves Cocktails – Cosy Club

cosy club manchester loves cocktailsManchester Loves Cocktails – the city’s only week long cocktail festival – returns for 2017! And Cosy Club are here to welcome you along all weekend long.

Pizza Express Student Offer

pizza expres stuent offerAttention all students! Sign up for an NUS extra card today and PizzaExpress will treat you to an exclusive offer, £10 off when you spend £20.

Win A £50 Voucher For Gino D’Acampo: My Restaurant – Competition Closed

social comp stillWin a £50 voucher + a signed book from Gino D’Acampo: My Restaurant! Enter Now here.

Gino D’Acampo’s – The Business Cocktail

The BusinessThis weeks cocktail of the week is Gino D’Acampo: My Restaurant‘s fantastic The Business! A simply delicious cocktail.

Tampopo Pescatarian Taste Tour

tampopo supper clubJoin Tampopo for their fantastic pescatarian taste tour of Asia on Tuesday, September 5th.

Pride Weekend Activities

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Whether you’re celebrating Pride or just the Bank Holiday weekend, our restaurants have a fantastic selection of offers and activities taking place. From a relaxing brunch at Banyan or an Aperol Spritz party with Salvis, we have got you covered.


National Burger Day 2017

national burger dayNational Burger Day will be upon us on Thursday 24th August! Do you have a regular craving for a hearty, juicy burger? To celebrate Cosy Club and Byron have both got a fantastic offer on.

Win A Family Day Out

family day out compNeed to keep the kids entertained during the last week of the summer holiday? We are giving you the chance to win a full family day out for 4 in partnership with the National Football Museum and Wahaca.

Byron 25p Kids Deal

Byron - o2 priorityKids can eat for just 25p this summer when an adult buys any burger or large salad from the main menu at Byron if you are signed up to O2 Priority.

National Rum Day 2017

rum-2357653_960_720National Rum Day will be upon us again on August 16th. We are counting down our favourite Rum cocktails that our restaurants have to offer.


pele-whats-on-1Explore the life and career of a football icon, with art inspired by the Brazil legend and objects from the pinnacle of football at the National Football Museum.

Capture The Cathedral Exhibition

13906723_1132705966790886_7158668141123656372_nCome and explore one of Manchester’s most beautiful and iconic buildings, Manchester Cathedral. Their current exhibition for the Capture the Cathedral Competition is up and running and you can vote for your favourite photo.

Chetham’s Library – A Hidden Gem

AboutGet a tour of one of Manchester’s best-kept secrets. Chetham’s Library is housed within the medieval grounds of Chetham’s School and home to one of the best collections of books that Manchester has to offer.

Win A £50 Voucher For Vapiano

featured imageThis August we are giving you the chance to win a £50 voucher for Vapiano! Simply click here to enter!

Salvi’s Pasta Masterclass

salvis pasta masterclassBecome a ‘pasta master’ and learn the secrets of beautiful, simple Neapolitan cuisine with Maurizio himself at Salvi’s Cookery School experience.

Amazing Summer Menu’s

2Now that we are well and truly into summer, our restaurants have some amazing summer menu’s and specials for you.

Salvis Festa Fridays

20017735_847496002092758_8673520495123554869_oOn Friday 14th of July, join Salvi’s for their first Festa Friday, an evening of cocktails, live music and flare bartending with their new team of performance bar staff!

Mobike Manchester

Mobike ManchesterMobike Manchester has arrived! You can now cycle around the city with ease and comfort thanks to this initiative bike share system!

Vapiano Summer Salads

csm_Insalata_Reef_n_Beef_bff178354aSummertime is salad time! So look out for the Vapiano Summer Salads on their menu. Here’s a taste – and we’re letting you in on what ingredients belong in the perfect salad.

Happy 10th Birthday Byron

10th birthday 1260 x 900Happy Birthday Byron! 10 years of proper hamburgers, craft beers and extra thick shakes. We can’t wait to celebrate it with you.

Win A Meal For 2 At Cabana – Competition Closed

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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.

500 Free Chicken Burgers At Byron

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The Chicken Run hits Byron this Friday 30th September with 500 free chicken burgers washed down with 1000 BrewDog beers.

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.