Be At One is a cocktail bar and can be found hidden away on Deansgate as part of the redone Barton Arcade. Although I’m not one for celebrating Christmas earlier, a lot of restaurants and bars are starting to take Christmas bookings. I was invited to a Christmas Showcase which showcases not just Be At One’s cocktail masterclass, but also other partners one could utilise coming up to the Christmas Season.*
Revolution Bar is such a staple of the Manchester student bar scene. I didn’t really drink as a student so never actually ventured inside a Revolution Bar before. With a boom in cocktail making classes all across places in the UK, you are really spoilt for choice on where to do it in. Revolution Bar has long been a forerunner in this I feel, so here I will share my experiences of the food I had there as well as the actual cocktail masterclass.*
I’ve never been inside a Slug and Lettuce prior to this review. If a restaurant is a huge chain and appears to do American or English food, it tends to slip my mind. I was therefore very grateful when they invited me for a small Cocktail Masterclass as well as some food as this gives me an opportunity to try a place that I had not thought of. Thank you to my dearest blogger friend, Lacey of Laceyfitspo, for inviting me to this. There are a number of branches of Slug and Lettuce in Manchester alone, but this review will focus on the Spinningfields branch. *
I came across Banyan Bar when I was trying to find somewhere near the Manchester Arena for food, as I was going to see something there. I knew that the Corn Exchange had been refurbished and lots of restaurants have moved in. Owing to the warm weather in Manchester at the time, I decided that somewhere that served salads would be a good option, and settled on Banyan.
With my partner in tow, we headed inside.
The lovely Keeley from Phat Cupcake invited Manchester bloggers to attend a Bakerie Bloggers event. The event centred around wine tasting using Bakerie’s very own wine jukebox. Yes, you heard me, a wine jukebox.
The drinks were free to the bloggers attending, all opinions are my own.
Neighbourhood in Spinningfields hosted a Bloggers over Brunch event to showcase their new brunch menu. I’ve seen Neighbourhood before as it is situated right opposite Artisan and have been meaning to give it a try. This event gave me the perfect excuse to do just that and to meet other bloggers in the North West.
The event was organised by the lovely Stephanie from Ledigo PR and everything provided at the event was free to the bloggers attending. Opinions for the brunch are my own or owned by my fellow bloggers who tried dishes I did not.