Swerve the diet: check out these awesome January dining offers in Manchester


Beat the post-Christmas and New Year blues with this selection of January offers. They’re easy on the wallet plus there are plenty of options for anyone trying out Veganuary and Dry January.

So many deals, in fact, that you might want to put off your New Year diet plans until February.

The Refinery

This January offer sounds too good to be true. The Reef, Beef and Bubbles deal is a penny-pinching £9.95 combination of succulent steak, prawns and green leaves. Accompanied by a chilled glass of bubbles – opt for either classic fizz or a glass of alcohol-free Bees Knees prosecco – the whole meal comes in at under a saintly 500 calories too! Easy on the wallet and the waistline. If you fancy something a little naughtier, for just £19.95, sinners can push the boat out and upgrade to a serving of lobster, steak and chips with a glass of champagne.

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The Living Room

This popular Deansgate bar is putting out a January sale set menu offer – a two course lunch for £12 or make it a two course dinner for £16. Even better, it comes with a drink. Prebook by quoting Janset.

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The Victorian Chop Houses

The January 50% off food sale is The Chop House way of saying thank you for your custom in 2017. So come down to Sam’s, Mr Thomas’ and The Albert Square Chop House for fantastic food at half the usual price. Expect their customary generous portions and much-loved classic dishes. They will be discounting every meal including the most popular signature meals, apart from those that are already discounted. The only exclusions are at  peak periods and the special menus. Available from 1st January until 31st January 2018. Visit the websites to get the voucher.

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The Lowry Hotel

A very special offer of a three course meal for £15.95 in The River Restaurant in the 5-star Lowry Hotel throughout January and February. You must book in advance for lunch and dinner throughout January and February as it is expected to be busy with people taking up this offer so early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment.

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The Laundrette

This vibrant bar and kitchen on First Street is known for serving up winning combinations of cocktails and carbs and is putting on an awesome sale of 50% off food from January 1st till the end of the month. Be sure to book online for this awesome offer to apply. Excludes Saturdays and steak dishes.

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DG X Per Tutti

Head down to DG X Per Tutti, Don Giovanni’s Castlefield pop-up, where you can enjoy a selection of their favourite a la carte plates at 50% off throughout January. This offer is for parties of up to 6 guests and not available in conjunction with any other promotion. Make sure to book online in advance to get the deal. With a capacity of only 100, it’s sure to fill up fast.

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The Milton Club

Celebrate January in style at the exclusive Deansgate venue of The Milton Club. On Saturdays they are offering £25 Flash Premium tickets which includes entry and drinks from 10pm – 3am. That’s your whole night sorted.

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Randall and Aubin

This beautiful new restaurant on Bridge Street is serving up free wine in January. Join them for lunch or dinner and you can enjoy a complimentary carafe of house red or white wine, any day of the week. Goodbye Dry January.

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Dive NQ

Come along to this big Northern Quarter basement bar and kitchen for a massive 55% off food all month with burgers, dogs and plenty more. Dive in.

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Treat your best mate and take them to Spinningfields’ popular Thai kitchen Thaikhun for two for one main courses from the a la carte menu from 3rd January till the end of the month when you quote ‘241’. That’s an awesome opportunity to sample some amazing curries, noodle dishes and salads. Be sure to book online at least 24 hours in advance. The offer is available all day Sunday – Thursday and until 5pm on Fridays.

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King Street Townhouse

Enjoy 25% off the new afternoon tea menu throughout January at this beautiful baby grand hotel overlooking Manchester’s historic Town Hall. And that’s not all. Take advantage of the 3 for 2 on sharing plates offer in The Tavern, the on-site dining destination serving an array of contemporary and classic dishes. There’s 20% off private dining and meeting room packages too.

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1761 and Lily’s Bar

Enjoy a fabulous 50% off food all day Monday to Friday at this plush £1 million restaurant and champagne bar on Booth Street.

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50% off the awesome a la carte menu at Italian-inspired Gusto until 31st January. With pizzas, pastas, steaks and plenty more, that’s an offer that’s too good to refuse.

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Great John Street Hotel

Enjoy 25% off afternoon tea from 4th January at this stylish central Manchester hotel. The brand new afternoon tea menu features a three tier stand that comes complete with delicate finger sandwiches, homemade scones, and cakes like Blackberry Panna Cotta and Chai Tea Cake with Caramel Butter Cream.  Accompany it with as much tea and coffee as you need to fuel the gossip and add a glass of champagne if you’re feeling indulgent. There’s 20% off private dining and meeting room packages too. For prices and to book, see online.

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Atlas Bar

There is a great Ginuary Sale going at Atlas Bar, a brilliant bar and ultimate gin destination, with more than 300 available. The slowest sellers are all £2 a shot for the month of January so it’s a chance to give them a try. You are sure to be pleasantly surprised.

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The Dockyard

A welcoming bar with a brilliant menu is just the thing to cheer you up in January. The Dockyard does just that with a 50% off food voucher available online to use this month. With branches in Spinningfields and at MediaCityUK, the Dockyard is the ideal place to drop anchor after a busy day.

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This vibrant Indian restaurant is offering 50% off the food bill on selected dishes from the evening menu throughout January.  Get ready to tuck into their quality Indian cooking. Book online quoting Scene50 and show the reference code to claim. This offer is not available for lunch or on Saturdays. Drinks and desserts not included.

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The Gasworks

Pub grub meets proper quality at The Gasworks, a characterful brew bar on First Street. During January you can claim a coupon online which entitles you to 50% off food. So what are you waiting for?

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Get down to tiki bar and kitchen Mahiki Manchester for some delicious Pan Asian dishes, all with a fabulous 50% off throughout January. There’s a fab variety of small plates to share including healthy choices such as Tuna Tartare with Yuku & Avocado, Cornish Crab & Caviar and much more! Plus check out Mahiki’s famous range of fresh fruit cocktails – or mocktails if you’re trying Dry January.

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This Vietnamese restaurant in The Corn Exchange is putting out some unphogettable deals for January.  There’s the lunch special offer where you can get 2 courses for £10 between 12pm-5pm, Monday – Friday. Even better, they are also running a competition (which closes in February) where the winner will win free Pho – FOR LIFE!

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This elegant Thai restaurant is offering 2 for 1 main courses when you book in advance online. All you have to do is quote ‘241’ when you reserve your table online – and be sure to do it 24 hours in advance. Available Sunday to Thursday all day and until 5pm on Friday.

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This plush hotel close to Piccadilly is putting on a brilliant January offer in the Chez Mal Brasserie. Book here to receive a fabulous 50% off and be entered into a competition to win one of 5 x £500 gift cards. Offer applies until 3rd February 2018.

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All Star Lanes

There’s 50% off food this month at popular bowling venue and kitchen All Star Lanes in the Great Northern Warehouse. Enjoy an all-American feast with this limited edition offer available all day Sunday to Wednesday throughout January. Book online and quote ‘January’.

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Fine dining at fine prices. Two courses for £18 and 3 courses £23 until 31st January at this innovative British restaurant just off King Street.  Times available are Wednesday-Friday (12-2.45pm and 5-8.45pm), Saturday (12-2.45pm) and Sunday (12-7.45pm). And there are all-day offers too like selected £5 cocktails all day every day they are open in the month. Please note, Grafene is closed every Monday and Tuesday in January.

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Yo! Sushi

To celebrate Veganuary, Yo! has extended its plant-based menu and launched new vegan dishes available for an incredible £2.80. The £2.80 menu will be available Monday to Friday from 1st-19th January so get along to the Manchester branches at Piccadilly, The Arndale and intu Trafford Centre and enjoy the quirky conveyor belt-style of service.

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El Capo

This cool Mexican and Latin American-styled bar and kitchen in the Northern Quarter is offering 50% off food until 31st January. Bookings only, not available to walk-ins and available Sunday-Thursday. Expect street food favourites and tequila galore. The discount doesn’t apply to other weekly deals such as Taco Tuesday, but be sure to check those out too.

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The Botanist

The Botanist is continuing the festivities this January and celebrating the start of 2018 with a Ginuary Sale offering guests two for one on a selection of gins from a specially created Ginuary menu.

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The Grill on the Alley

Enjoy 50% off your total food bill at this popular restaurant in Manchester city centre. Expect innovative dishes as well as classic favourites. Space is limited so book online to avoid disappointment. Not available on Saturdays and limited availability on Fridays.

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Store Street Exchange

There’s half-price food on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at Store Street Exchange and Store Street Craft Bar at The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel. All you have to do to take advantage of this 50% off deal is sign up to the mailing list and you will receive a voucher by email.

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Tuck into authentic Italian eats at a fraction of the normal price with an awesome 40% off food at Salvi’s Cucina and Mozzarella Bar, Sunday to Thursday. Be sure to book in advance to claim the offer.

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This awesome Oz-inspired Printworks bar and kitchen are putting on a burger and drink deal for £4 all day every day throughout January. You can choose a classic, cheese and bacon BBQ, or veggie burger with a draught soft drink for £4 or upgrade to a Fosters or glass of wine for an extra £1.

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Revolution will be offering 50% off food for anyone who pre-books a table online and for the lucky holders of a Revolution card. You can buy a Revolution card for just £3 (instead of £4) and you’ll also receive over £200 worth of vouchers (normally only £100) to redeem at Revolution until the end of August. Craft ale and lager fans will also get to revel in free beer samplings every Friday this month, with brews from Revolution’s brand-new range. 50% off party bookings too.

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Revolución de Cuba

This Peter Street bar and kitchen will be dishing out 2-for-1 on all tapas dishes, cocktails and coffees (Sunday-Wednesday), as well as offering half price dining from their popular fiesta menu when booked in advance throughout January. There is also 50% off party bookings during the month. Now that’s something to celebrate.

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This plush hotel, bar and restaurant on Canal Street in Manchester’s Gay Village is known for its sophistication and style. For January they are offering 30% off accommodation and 30% off the a la carte menu in the restaurant. Book online.

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Get 50% off Rosylee’s contemporary cuisine throughout January. Warm your soul with homemade favourites like Slow Braised Beef, Fish and Chips, or a delicious pan-seared Sea Bream. Or treat yourself to a succulent piece of meat from the grill, including the 28 day dry-aged sirloin steak, cooked to your specification. The offer includes Sundays too, so you can enjoy their supreme Sunday roast with all the trimmings at half the price. You must pre-book to take advantage of the offer either online or by calling 0161 228 6629. Excludes Saturday. Valid on parties of up to 6 people.

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Walrus and Tusk

Everyone needs comfort food in January, and at Walrus and Tusk you can get hand-crafted pizzas, burgers, toasties and loaded fries with 50% off. There’s plenty of choice to keep you going right through the month, and they’re also throwing in £5 daiquiris all day, every day throughout the month. 50% off runs all day Sunday – Friday, and on Saturday 12pm – 3pm. You must pre-book to take advantage of the food offer either online or by calling 0161 828 8700. Valid on tables up to 10 people. Tusk Heaton Moor are offering a cool 50% off food throughout January, Monday to Wednesday from 12pm and Sunday from 6pm with a different deal every day of the week.  And as if that’s not enough, they’ve extended their happy hour until 10pm (Monday – Thursday) and the late night happy hour on selected drinks (10pm – close) is back every Friday and Saturday. So that’s great deals like 2 for £10 cocktails, 2 beers for £6 and £10 bottles of wine. You must pre-book to take advantage of the food offer either online or by calling 0161 442 4314. Valid on parties of up to 6 people.

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Beat the January blues and head to Hula’s tiki den in the Northern Quarter, West Disbury or Heaton Moor for an extended happy hour on all tropical cocktails. That’s 2 for £10 cocktails 2 beers for £5 and £10 wine (wine not available in Northern Quarter). You might not be sipping them on a beach, but you can certainly pretend you are. And with a DJ spinning all your favourite hip-hop, RnB and party tunes every night of the week, you can keep the party going until the early hours. See website for details.

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The Fitzgerald

Get a cool 50% off drinks on Sunday and Monday nights throughout January at The Fitzgerald Northern Quarter. The weekly rotation of live jazz music, open mic and electro-swing DJs will be on offer Wednesday through to Saturday every week, so there’s plenty of entertainment to enjoy throughout the week too. Over at The Fitzgerald Heaton Moor, they will be offering their Happy Hour deals until late. That’s 2 for £10 cocktails, 2 beers £6 and £10 bottles of wine until 10pm on Friday and Saturday. No dry January here.

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Didsbury favourite Volta are offering more than just your average 50% off.  Try four of their most popular small plates for just £10 rather than the usual £25. The dishes featured are Chargrilled Chicken Skewers, Tarka Daal, their super Salt & Pepper Squid and the Chargrilled Cauliflower, Caraway & Pomegranate combo. The offer will be available throughout January from midday on Monday to 7pm on Friday. Want something to wash it down with? The Twilight Hour offer runs throughout January and includes a bottle of house wine for £10, a bottle of prosecco for £15 and house cocktails for just £6.

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This beautiful bar in the Beetham Tower is offering 23% off afternoon tea throughout January and February – so why not let the diet wait until March.

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Comptoir Libanais

Tuck into the newly-launched vegan feasting menu priced at £19.95. The menu is for two people to share and includes a meze of four starters and two mains and a dessert – delicious. They are also launching a Dine in for £10 offer where guests will be able to enjoy a starter, main and dessert for just £10 and there will be a vegetarian and meat option. Knocks spots off the supermarket version.

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Mains for just £1? Seriously? Yes! From 4th January – 8th February diners ordering a full-price main dish will get another for just £1.  There are plenty of plant-based options for anyone trying out Veganuary and if you are part of the Dry January crew why not sample their lightly spiced alcohol-free spirit Seedlip with Fever Tree tonic or a refreshing No.1 Rosemary Water over ice? Download a voucher online and show when paying your bill. Branches at Spinningfields, Piccadilly and intu Trafford Centre.

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Alston Bar & Beef

A fantastic £15 for 2 courses on a set menu at this stylish new addition to the city.

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Panama Hattys

2 courses and a drink for just £13.95 at this eclectic restaurant on bar on Brown Street, combining Latin American style dishes with other international favourites. Choose  from a  set menu.

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Marco’s New York Italian MediaCityUK

This MediaCityUK favourite is offering a £15 gift voucher when guests spend £35 or more on food, valid during January, excluding Saturday evenings. One voucher per bill and this voucher cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Booking is subject to availability – so hurry!

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Dirty Martini

There’s an awesome extended Happy Hour this January at Deansgate’s glitzy new bar Dirty Martini. Monday to Thursday: 3pm – 12am, Friday and Saturday: 12pm – 9pm and all night on Sunday. Awesome.

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