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The Sip Club: Stretford's 'Secret Bar'FIRST LOOK: San Carlo Fumo | St Peter's…REVIEW: The Art School Restaurant |…GORDO: Indian Tiffin Room | Cheadle

The Sip Club: Stretford's 'Secret Bar'

L'Oréal Blackett finds a hidden bar above an estate agent and right on her doorstep

FIRST LOOK: San Carlo Fumo | St Peter's Square

Confidential tucks in before the grand launch on Thursday 27 November

REVIEW: The Art School Restaurant | Liverpool

Gordo is impressed by Chef Paul 'Porky' Askew's brand new fine dine in Liverpool city centre

GORDO: Indian Tiffin Room | Cheadle

The Fat One on a back street Indian food revolution seven miles south of Manchester
The Sip Club: Stretford's 'Secret Bar'The Sip Club: Stretford's 'Secret Bar'L'Oréal Blackett finds a hidden bar above an estate agent and right on her doorstep
FIRST LOOK: San Carlo Fumo | St Peter's SquareFIRST LOOK: San Carlo Fumo | St Peter's SquareConfidential tucks in before the grand launch on Thursday 27 November
REVIEW: The Art School Restaurant | LiverpoolREVIEW: The Art School Restaurant | LiverpoolGordo is impressed by Chef Paul 'Porky' Askew's brand new fine dine in Liverpool city centre
GORDO: Indian Tiffin Room | CheadleGORDO: Indian Tiffin Room | CheadleThe Fat One on a back street Indian food revolution seven miles south of Manchester
Altrincham Market: Market House RebornAltrincham Market: Market House RebornNeil Sowerby plays piggy in a soaring satellite market
GORDO: Sunday Roast At Harvey NicholsGORDO: Sunday Roast At Harvey NicholsThe Fat One leaves the Second Floor restaurant a happy, happy boy
Fast, Feel Good Breakfasts At Pita PitFast, Feel Good Breakfasts At Pita PitGo here if you're hungry and in a hurry
NEW: San Carlo Fumo Now Opens Thurs 27 NovNEW: San Carlo Fumo Now Opens Thurs 27 NovManchester's latest restaurant, bar and late lounge will launch in the new One St Peter's Square building next week
15 Nights, 25 Chefs, 27 Michelin Stars For Northcote’s 30th15 Nights, 25 Chefs, 27 Michelin Stars For…Nigel Haworth's bumper international line-up for Obsession 2015
REVIEW: Christie's Bistro | UniversityREVIEW: Christie's Bistro | UniversityJonathan Schofield loves the space but not the institutional food
NEW: Alderley Edge Gets MughliNEW: Alderley Edge Gets MughliTop Indian restaurant teams up with top city chef for Cheshire pop-up
BEST OF MCR: Sunday RoastsBEST OF MCR: Sunday Roasts5 weekends, 8 writers, 21 Sunday Roasts, and 4 entire cows later, Confidential lists the very best Sunday Roasts in and around MCR
REVIEW: Sweet Mandarin | Northern QuarterREVIEW: Sweet Mandarin | Northern QuarterLucy Tomlinson on an overachieving Chinese restaurant losing focus
Neil Sowerby’s Wine Picks: November 2014Neil Sowerby’s Wine Picks: November 2014Sparklers, steak wines and looking ahead to Christmas
REVIEW: Southern 11 | SpinningfieldsREVIEW: Southern 11 | SpinningfieldsGordo on deep south Americana finally done right
FIRST LOOK: Crazy Pedro's Pizza Parlour Opens (Sort Of)FIRST LOOK: Crazy Pedro's Pizza Parlour Opens (Sort Of)Black Dog's latest bar/restaurant opens for a trial run before the BIG launch on 27 November
Fazenda Opens In SpinningfieldsFazenda Opens In SpinningfieldsThe high-end gaucho restaurant is out to impress
NEW: El Gato Negro For MCRNEW: El Gato Negro For MCRCelebrated Yorkshire tapas restaurant to close in Ripponden and jump ship to Manchester
NEW: Michelin Star 'Pop-Up' For MCRNEW: Michelin Star 'Pop-Up' For MCRGreat Northern looks set to welcome a Michelin-starred chef for a 2-3 week stint in 2015
Dukes 92 Warms Up For WinterDukes 92 Warms Up For WinterGordo gorges on classic pub food
REVIEW: Marco Pierre White's New York Italian | MediaCityUKREVIEW: Marco Pierre White's New York Italian | MediaCityUKJonathan Schofield is in fantasy land amidst rationing
REVIEW | The Waggon, BirtleREVIEW | The Waggon, BirtleDeanna Thomas on an undeserving Bib Gourmand in Bury
GALLERY: Elixir Celebrates 1st BirthdayGALLERY: Elixir Celebrates 1st BirthdayThe Deansgate cocktail bar marks one year with fire, wind and rain
GALLERY: Black Dog Ballroom's 5th Birthday BashGALLERY: Black Dog Ballroom's 5th Birthday BashOne of the original Northern Quarter drinking den's reaches the grand old age of five
GALLERY: Bright & Beautiful Sweets From Lily'sGALLERY: Bright & Beautiful Sweets From Lily'sColourful creations from the Good Food Guide listed restaurant
NEW: £30m Corn Exchange Confirms 12 RestaurantsNEW: £30m Corn Exchange Confirms 12 RestaurantsWahaca, Vapiano and Pho have all snapped up units in the remodelled Corn Exchange - due to open in June 2015
REVIEW | The Lawn Club, SpinningfieldsREVIEW | The Lawn Club, SpinningfieldsJonathan Schofield is impressed by bold winter nosh
NEW: Gusto To Open In Four WeeksNEW: Gusto To Open In Four WeeksLiving Ventures' Italian to open in Deansgate's Grade II listed Elliot House on 5 December
WANTED: More Restaurants For Xmas Homeless AppealWANTED: More Restaurants For Xmas Homeless AppealArtisan, Salvi's and Damson amongst restaurants that will add £1 to customer bills throughout November and December
REVIEW | Bisous Bisous, Didsbury VillageREVIEW | Bisous Bisous, Didsbury VillageRuth Allan visits the new French Patisserie in Didsbury by Northern Quarter's 63 Degrees
REVIEW | Rapha Cycle Club, St Ann's SquareREVIEW | Rapha Cycle Club, St Ann's SquareDavid Blake on the achingly hip cafe above St Ann's new luxury cycling store
FIRST LOOK: Fazenda, SpinningfieldsFIRST LOOK: Fazenda, SpinningfieldsConfidential checks out Spinningfields' new Brazilian 'Churrascaria' restaurant and bar
New Menu For All Star LanesNew Menu For All Star LanesWe feast on Deep South-inspired dishes and warm cherry pie
NEW: Beckham's Whisky Club For SpinningfieldsNEW: Beckham's Whisky Club For SpinningfieldsDavid Beckham's new drinks venture, Haig Club, takes over Long Bar on Spinningfields Lawns
Festive Lunch And Dinner At The River Bar and GrillFestive Lunch And Dinner At The River Bar and GrillLet your hair down at The Lowry Hotel this Christmas
Health-Conscious Curries At Spicy Hut RestaurantHealth-Conscious Curries At Spicy Hut RestaurantThe Curry Mile favourite that offers gluten and MSG-free
Courses Of Indulgence At The Belle EpoqueCourses Of Indulgence At The Belle EpoqueNew tasting menu is well worth the trip to Knutsford
MCR's Indie Coffee Culture RisingMCR's Indie Coffee Culture RisingClare Wiley on the city's 'third wave' bean nerds saving your brew
NQ Keeps 4244 Until XmasNQ Keeps 4244 Until XmasGreat British Menu chef, Mary-Ellen McTague, has announced her pop-up restaurant will remain on Edge Street until 23 December
REVIEW: Evuna, Northern QuarterREVIEW: Evuna, Northern QuarterLucy Tomlinson on good tapas, empty pockets and Señor Jamón

Latest Rants

Anonymous

Mmhmm.

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Anonymous

And the pizza guys are Honest Crust

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Jack Brown

Just for accuracy, the beer bar is called Jack In The Box. Cheers!

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Anonymous

They should do something similar to the lovely Stalybridge Market Hall, which has hosted events…

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