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Hawksmoor Manchester – The Best Steak Since…

Hawksmoor Manchester – The Best Steak Since…

Until this year the best steak I’d had in Manchester was over 15 years ago. It was at the newly opened Gaucho Grill, one of the first nice restaurants I went to when I could afford to eat out on my own. I’ve had some decent steaks since. At the likes of Grill On The Alley, The Lowry Hotel and perhaps ... Read More »

Miller & Carter Steakhouse, Manchester – Just another disappointingly mediocre chain

Miller & Carter Steakhouse, Manchester – Just another disappointingly mediocre chain

The life of a food blogger isn’t always as glamourous as it may seem. I was reminded of this in June after eating at two new restaurants in the same evening; one incredibly dull and uninspiring, the other mediocre at best. The first part of the underwhelming double bill was Wahu in Spinningfields, where food comes in cardboard boxes that probably taste better than ... Read More »

Hawksmoor Seven Dials – A Pretty Epic Sunday Roast!

Hawksmoor Seven Dials – A Pretty Epic Sunday Roast!

Hawksmoor is famous for the quality of it’s meat, Giles Coren claimed it “Flawless. The best steak you’ll find anywhere.”, high praise indeed! Thinking that a big, fat, juicy steak would be ideal after a heavy night/weekend I booked lunch at their Seven Dials restaurant on the Sunday of our trip, the 9th and final stop just 48 hours after arriving at ... Read More »

24 Bar & Grill, Manchester

24 Bar & Grill, Manchester

24 Bar & Grill is named rather unoriginally after it’s address, 24 Princess Street, Manchester. It occupies the basement of the Arora Hotel which was previously home to the fine-dining restaurant ‘Obsidian‘ which I visited in  late 2009. After walking down the stairs I remembered more and more of the Obsidian visit, the familiar bar hasn’t changed too much but ... Read More »

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