Manchester milkshake and burger bar Archie’s has opened in the Arndale


Sweet toothed Mancs are in for a huge treat this week as popular American-style milkshake diner Archie’s has opened up shop inside Manchester Arndale’s newly revamped Halle Square.

The brand, which regularly makes headlines due to its huge celeb following, first opened on Oxford Road in 2010, followed by a second venue three years later.

Now the popular milkshake venue, which has branches in Liverpool and Birmingham, has opened a third store here in Manchester – meaning Arndale shoppers can get their fix from the city’s cult diner.

Archie’s opened yesterday in the Arndale’s new Halle Square area alongside some of the shopping centre’s newest and quirkiest eating and drinking hotspots. Since then,  people have been queueing up around the clock to get their hands on some Archie’s goodness.

The new venue is Archie’s biggest outlet in Manchester and boasts its signature pink and white decor, with plenty of neon signage and flatscreen menu boards displaying what the venue has to offer.

With spacious booths and lots of seating areas, there’s plenty of space to nip in on your lunch break and fully indulge in one of Archie’s creations.

And with an eye catching display of just about every single chocolate bar and sweet brand you can think of behind the counter, the only problem is deciding what to choose off the menu.

The popular Manc-made business, which has been running in the city for over 10 years, is the brainchild of four brothers and actually started off as a carwash on Cheetham Hill.

Past VIPs to frequent the quirky venue have included boxing champion Conor McGregor, international singing sensation Rita Ora, actor and comedian Kevin Hart, magician Dynamo, American rapper The Game – and most recently, former Kardashian BBF Jordyn Woods paid a visit to the venue while on a visit here.

Some celebs have even created their own signature shakes which have been added to the Archies menu.

And if you’re not a milkshake fan, don’t fret. Archie’s also offer a range of other tasty diner-style food and desserts.

So you can chow down on some legendary burgers, including one with a pink – yes PINK – burger bun, chicken wings and wraps, with over eight different variations of fries to choose from. They regularly add unique creations to the menu so there’s always something new to try.

Dessert-wise, you can sink your teeth into some mouth-watering fully loaded waffles with every topping imaginable, sundaes, smoothies and their own unique explosions.

With their Arndale venue opening just last night – we know what we’re ordering for lunch today!

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