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Friday 17 Sep 2021

[@]Manchester Food and Drink Festivals

Manchester certainly loves its food and drink, you can tell just by looking at the vast number top chefs that have opened restaurants in the city in the last 10 years.

The growth of the real ale industry is second only to London (and not by much). Manchester has its own microcosm of foodies and quaffers who demand only the best when it comes to eating and drinking.

To supplement all this demand, Manchester i shost to many great food and drink festivals for you get your fill of and address that thirst for new, exotic and specialist produce.

Of course it’s not all serious stuff, get to Albert Square in June or October and you can enjoy German Bier and live entertainment at the Bierfest or Oktoberfest. September sees the Internationally renowned Food & Drink Festival where the city becomes a huge outdoor kitchen and many restaurants create special menus for you to sample.

Looking for something that appeals to the whole family then check out the Tatton Park Foodies Festival in July.

This major event is organised by the Daily Mail and will feature celebrity chefs and children focused events such as Cake baking, fun for everyone, except maybe whoever does the washing up...

So get ready, tighten your belt, grab those drinking boots and dive in for food and drink experiences to remember.

Manchester a City of ‘Quarters’

Bury - Part of Historic Manchester

Bury Town

Only 30 minutes by Tram from the City Centre, Bury and its attractions make a good day trip



Nestled between the Irwell and Medloack rivers Castlefield is where the Romans established 'Mamucium'. Experience the old and modern and explore its attractions

China Town - City Centre

China Town

China Town, a stone's throw from Piccadilly Gardens, offers restaurants, specialist supermarkets and entertainment all in one space



Connecting most parts of the city, this mile-long road is worth a stroll along and offers some great shops and places to eat

Read About All Manchester‘s Quarters