Tag: The Refuge

Aug 24
Where to celebrate Manchester Pride this August bank holiday weekend

Pride month in the UK is generally celebrated through June but, here in Manchester,…

Jul 21
The Refuge is reopening with a new menu to celebrate special dates, occasions or reunions

It’s been a tough few months for the hospitality industry, but restaurants are…

Jun 14
Manchester’s best hotel bars for drinking in style

Manchester’s hotel scene is thriving – but it’s not all about rain showers,…

Jun 10
These are the best places to eat out in Manchester according to BBC Good Food – do you agree?

It’s always a subjective affair, pinpointing the best places to eat out in…

Apr 11
Previously undisplayed Apollo 11 mission photos to go on show in new Manchester exhibition

To celebrate 50 years since the first moon landing, Bluedot and The Refuge have…

Mar 05
How to celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 in Manchester

It’s International Women’s Day on Friday 8th March, the annual event that celebrates…

Dec 28
All the January restaurant discounts, deals and offers in Manchester you need – and many are 50% off

While January is traditionally the month many people cut back on eating and drinking,…

Sep 25
Three to see this weekend: fabulous food, a party mood and the dude

Can you believe it’s nearly the end of September? You may be feeling the colder…

Sep 13
“This is the first big legal thing I’ve done in Manchester”: street artist Ben Eine paints The Refuge

Regarded as a pioneer in the use of the letter form, Ben Eine has been working in his…

Sep 07
20 dog-friendly Manchester pubs and bars that warmly welcome you and your pooch

City living can be tough on our four-legged friends. Bringing up a dog in a concrete…

Mar 23
Our pick of the best things to see and do this Easter in Manchester

The Easter weekend is almost upon us, with Good Friday falling on the 30 March and…

Mar 23
An A-Z of where to get a proper Sunday roast in Manchester

A hearty Sunday lunch is one of the very best British traditions, and in Manchester it…

Feb 05
The Refuge celebrates 100 years of women’s rights and International Women’s Day

To mark 100 years of women’s voting rights in the UK, The Refuge will unveil…

Oct 10
Manchester Food and Drink Festival 2017 announces this year’s award winners

The Manchester Food and Drink Festival has announced the winners of this year’s…

Oct 06
Do it yourself: 10 self-service restaurants to try in Manchester

Whether you’re in a rush, or you’d just prefer to customise your meal to your own…

Oct 06
Manchester’s best pre-theatre dining options

An evening theatre booking often means an early dinner before the performance, and…

Sep 13
The Manchester building that’s been a refuge since the 1890’s

Formerly known as the Palace Hotel, and prior to that the Charterhouse Hotel, the…

Sep 06
10 things to look forward to at this year’s Manchester Food & Drink Festival

The Manchester Food & Drink Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary this year…

Aug 23
Three to see this weekend: an open air cinema, a dance off trend and a pride parade weekend

There’s absolutely tons going on this weekend. Not only is it Bank Holiday and…

Jun 15
Manchester Food & Drink Festival announces 2017 awards shortlists

The Manchester Food and Drink Festival has announced the shortlists for this…

Feb 05
First Taste: Sunday lunch at Refuge Dining Room by Volta

I think it was Shakespeare who wrote “A roast by any other name would taste as…

Jan 27
Top Manchester restaurants nominated for EatDrinkSleep Awards 2017

Some of Manchester’s finest restaurants – including some of our favourites…

Jan 11
San Francisco newspaper names Manchester one of THE places to visit in 2017

What has Manchester got in common with Hawaii, Oman, Rwanda and, er, Wales? They are…

Dec 13
31 places to eat, drink and party in Manchester on New Year’s Eve 2016/17

Whether you want to celebrate in style, go clubbing or prefer a proper knees-up,…

Nov 14
REVIEW: The Refuge by Volta promised a lot-but does it deliver?

Over the past three months we have been to previews, press lunches, evening launches…

Oct 20
Manchester Worker Bee: Luke Cowdrey, Unabomber

Jack of all trades and master of none is how I would actually describe Luke, who…

Sep 14
The Refuge dining room & bar: an astonishing space now open to the public

Any self-respecting foodie will know about and have been salivating at the thought of…