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New launches at Great Northern – including a pop-up drinks caravan

Revolución De Cuba's Daiq Shack, bottomless brunch, a beach club and new outdoor dining spaces as Great Northern Warehouse reopens

Cuban cocktail bar, Revolución De Cuba has teamed up with Great Northern to welcome a new drinks pop-up airstream caravan to the square as lockdown restrictions ease.

Open this week, The Daiq Shack is offering a wide selection of the Latin restaurant’s most loved alcoholic beverages including Mojitos, Pina Coladas and of course the famous frozen Strawberry Daiquiri in the sunshine.

There’s a selection of non-alcoholic tipples too, with parasols and seating area for groups of up to six available.

The pop-up is available for walk-ins, dependent on the weather. For more information, visit the Revolución de Cuba website.

It’s not the only new launch at Great Northern this week.

Celebrating its brand-new home on the Great Northern Warehouse square, Platzki is offering the perfect Polish feast.

Serving a range of alcoholic drinks on the new venue’s outdoor seating spot, visitors will also be able to fill up on delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner dishes.

A firm favourite includes the pierogi dyni, famous Polish dumplings filled with smoked cottage cheese and roasted butternut squash finished with sage butter and roasted pumpkin seeds. You can reserve a table here.

Following a successful opening earlier this year for food deliveries and pick-ups, South Manny Flavaz has also officially opened in its new home on Deansgate.

Taking Manchester chicken fans by storm, the new restaurant will be dishing out everything from finger-licking chicken wings, to mouth-watering loaded burgers and milkshakes. For more information click here.

Welcoming cake fans to its chic outdoor seating area this April, Alex’s Bakery, located on Great Northern Square, is making our mornings even sweeter.

Enjoy a coffee and a mouth-watering sweet treat from the talented team of bakers, led by head baker and owner, Alex Furlan.

From freshly baked cupcakes and scones, to slabs of gooey chocolate brownies and stuffed cookies, there’s something for everybody.

To celebrate the reopening of one of the city’s best outdoor terraces, the ever-stylish Impossible bar will be serving up its famous bottomless brunch with free-flowing drinks.

Impossible will also be serving a new terrace menu which includes a lip-smacking blue burger. You can reserve a table here.

Located in the Great Northern Square, the brand new Great Northern Beach Club is bringing you the best of the beach this spring, offering chilled feels with a distinctly laid-back bohemian vibe. 

Its undercover spacious terrace allows guests to order cocktails, award winning wines, ice-cold draft beer, kombucha and naturally infused drinks, along with great quality street food from Great Northern neighbours, South Manny Flavaz, Platzki and Alex’s Bakery.

From this week, the hot-spot will be open Monday – Saturday 12pm until 11pm and Sunday 12pm until 8pm, with times set to change the following week.

There’s a table, or beach hut with your name on it… Book a table at the terrace here.

Don’t forget Deansgate Mews, the hidden upper-level suntrap nestled up above Deansgate.

It’s home to pub Lion’s Den, which has reopened its sun terrace so the city can kick back, relax and enjoy a refreshing beer.

The tastiest deli in town, 3Hands Deli is also offering an outdoor seating area as well as its incredible sourdough, amazing cheeses and a great selection of pickles and ferments.

Lane 7, an exciting new addition to Great Northern Warehouse is also new to Manchester.

While bowling and other gaming entertainment is paused until 17th May in line with the government roadmap, the site will kickstart its Manchester arrival with outdoor drinks and food aplenty, including an exciting menu collaboration with Fat Hippo on April 16th.

You can reserve a table here.

Then there’s the shops and gym.

Find the perfect gift for your interior obsessed loved ones at Futon Company which has reopened its doors this week.

The multi award-winning luxury chocolate shop, Dormouse Chocolates is set to open on Saturday April 17th with a range of mouth-watering chocolate bars from only £6.

Available for walks-ins next week, you can shop the range online before your visit here.

Show up to The Gym in Manchester Deansgate and leave feeling stronger and better.

The gym’s kit is top-notch, with over 170 pieces of high-tech equipment including cardio and resistance machines. For more information click here.

And finally, fans of everyone’s favourite Spanish restaurant, Evuna and the tasty loaded burger joint, Almost Famous will need to wait just a little longer to dine outside (although Almost Famous hope to confirm plans shortly).

But in the meantime, both are offering food delivery and pick up options including the ever-so-popular Evuna at Home box.

To find out more about all the Great Northern Warehouse brands, click here

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