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Why You Should Check Out #Spinningfields

By March 27, 2015 March 9th, 2016 Blog-Leeds, Blog-Manchester

From restaurants and bars to shops and cafes, Manchester’s Spinningfields is the place to be.

Spinningfields in Manchester is abuzz with new restaurants, shops, cafes and bars. The lively area is fast becoming the place to be in the centre of the city.

Something to Eat

Looking for somewhere to eat at Spinningfields could be impossible – there’s just so much to choose from! From the stylish Australasia (Australian cuisine!) and Fazenda for all meat lovers to the cosmopolitan The Alchemist (currently under refurbishment but has the best cocktails!) and Thaikhun offering a uniquew Thai experience, there really is something for everyone. Whether it’s for a special celebration or a family night out, Spinningfields is the place to be.



The Spanish eatery opened its doors earlier this month with a star-studded event. Liverpool footballers Javier Manquillo and Alberto Moreno were in attendance as well as actresses from Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks.

This is the restaurant’s first opening outside of London – it sits on a prime corner position on The Avenue. Showcasing the best in Spanish gastronomy, diners can expect delicious and luxurious main meals as well as a dedicated tapas menu. There is a stylish bar area on the ground floor with a stylish seated dining area upstairs. The glass-fronted restaurant really does have the wow factor, and even boasts a unique delicatessen.

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Comptoir Libanais

Stylish London-based Lebanese restaurant group, Comptoir Libanais, are close to signing a deal for a site in Spinningfields, it has been announced this month.

Levant Restaurants Group – which also runs Levant, Kenza and Pasha restaurants in London – operates eleven Comptoirs in the South East, including eight highly-successful and hugely popular restaurants in London.

The Comptoir concept – billed as a fast introduction to Middle Eastern cuisine – is based on fast, fresh and affordable Lebanese food served in bright, bustling and trendy surroundings. Expect hummus, tabbouleh, falafel and baba ganoush to be most popular on the menu.

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Upcoming Events

Manchester Duck Race

Manchester’s annual Duck Race takes place on 3rd April at Leftbank, Spinningfields in support of local children’s charity, Brainwave. Last year, £20,000 was raised for the charity.

The Duck Race will be opened by the lovely Rowetta at 2pm, but join us from 11am to enjoy lots of family activities:

– craft workshops

– games stalls

– fairground rides

– Bitter Twisted bar

The event is free to attend and family ducks are just £1, with a chance to win loads of great prizes.


1st prize: £150 duck and cover voucher

2nd prize: Meal for four at Carluccios

3rd prize: Meal for four at Scene

4th prize: Tickets for a family of four to the Opera house

5th prize: Tickets for a Coronation Street tour for four

6th prize: Spring bouquet from David Wayman, meal platter from Nandos and a £10 voucher from Hey Little Cupcake!


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