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The River Bar & Grill at The Lowry Hotel, Manchester

The River Bar & Grill at The Lowry Hotel, Manchester

The Lowry Hotel is rightly regarded as the best in Manchester but its restaurant hasn’t always had the same reputation. Marco Pierre White failed with ‘The River Room’ almost 10 years ago while it’s replacement, ‘The River Restaurant’ was apparently excellent between 2006 – 2010 but has had mixed reviews in recent years. It’s those reviews that had stopped me visiting previously but when I heard the restaurant was ... Read More »

The (Last Ever) Gastroclub Christmas Dinner @ The Mark Addy

The (Last Ever) Gastroclub Christmas Dinner @ The Mark Addy

I loved my first Gastroclub experience at the Mark Addy in June where it returned from a year long break. I’d planned on attending more events but for various reasons hadn’t made it to any since. So when I heard about the return to the Mark Addy for the Gastroclub Christmas dinner I jumped at the chance and snapped up ... Read More »

Damson, MediaCity – Quality Fine Dining In Salford!

Damson, MediaCity – Quality Fine Dining In Salford!

A commercial property development may not be the most obvious place you’d expect to find a fine dining restaurant. MediaCityUK, home of the biggest BBC studios outside of London including BBC Children’s, BBC Learning, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Sport and BBC Breakfast as well as ITV Studios and The University of Salford digital media centre is an impressive looking set ... Read More »

The Mark Addy & Losing My GastroClub Virginity

The Mark Addy & Losing My GastroClub Virginity

TheGastroClub is a group of Manchester food lovers started by Katie Brunt in 2010. I followed it’s progress closely during the early months, almost joining on many occasions. Although i’d often already eaten at the places they visited I love that they ask the restaurants and chefs to offer menus which aren’t available to the general public and containing innovative ... Read More »

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