Tag Archives: Great Northern

All Star Lanes, Manchester – New Menu

All Star Lanes, Manchester

If you’d told me in the late 90’s that I’d be making regular trips to bowling alleys in 15 years time, I wouldn’t have believed you for a second. I wasn’t very good at bowling admittedly but mainly because of the types of places we had available back then. You know those bright, garish mainstream chains – usually on retail parks – full …

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Lucha Libre, Manchester (Revisit)

Lucha Libre, Manchester

Last November I was incredibly excited when Lucha Libre brought their exciting Mexican food over from Liverpool to a large, plush new second site in Manchester’s Great Northern Tower. Sadly it didn’t quite live up to the standards of it’s older sibling when I visited, though to be fair it was in the restaurants first week of opening. I always …

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Lucha Libre, Great Northern Tower, Manchester

Being a massive foodie I embrace all cuisines but if I had to pick just one favourite it would almost certainly be Mexican. It appeals to the chilli addict in me, I love the heat of Mexican dishes but also the contrast when paired with cooling ingredients like soured cream, lime and my favourite thing in the world, guacamole. For …

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All Star Lanes, Manchester – A Great Bowling Alley With Even Better Food

As I confessed after visiting Dog Bowl in May, I’m not the biggest fan of bowling, though admittedly this is mainly because i’m not very good at it. I only went to Dog Bowl because I was invited but I actually chose to eat at Manchester’s other ’boutique’ bowling alley ‘All Star Lanes’. Located in The Great Northern on Deansgate it’s …

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Taps Bar & Restaurant, Manchester

“Be prepared for a unique experience at the UK’s first self-service beer venue.” The words of the Taps website, not mine. Although I can confirm that my experience certainly was unique  i’m not sure it was in the way they intended when they came up with that statement. Yes it was the first time that I have sat at a table with …

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