Manchester independents can create their own Million Pound Menu in the TV show’s coveted pop-up space


Local independent restaurants and leisure operators are being invited to take over the pop-up space in Manchester’s iconic Corn Exchange where the new series of My Million Pound Menu was filmed.

The popular BBC2 series hosted by Fred Sirieix (previously of First Dates restaurant fame), sees street food operators attempting to secure major investments from high profile industry players in order to launch their own restaurants.

The location for the hopeful businesses’ soft launches is a fantastic pop-up space in the grade II listed Corn Exchange which features an interior and exterior entrance, a fully fitted-out kitchen and ready to use restaurant space including chairs and tables.

Already home to 13 restaurants, a luxury aparthotel and an escape room, the Corn Exchange is now looking for a new independent eatery to join its ranks.

Corn Exchange Manchester Million Pound Menu Space

“We like to champion community uses and start-ups,” says Andrew Coles from Corn Exchange owners, Aviva Investors.

“We’re looking forward to discovering the next unique leisure concept to complement our current mix of brands and are welcoming enquires from independent restaurants and leisure operators.”

Do you think you’ve got what it takes? Get in touch with Cushman Wakefield on (0)20 3296 3000 to make an enquiry today.


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