10 Places for a First Class Graduation Celebration

It’s graduation season and whatever your final result, it’s time to FINALLY celebrate the end.

By Alex Watson | Last updated June 25th '19

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Don Giovanni’s If Italian’s your thing, Don Giovanni’s on Oxford Road have put together a 3-course graduation meal with a complimentary glass of fizz for graduates. This classy choice has 3-course set from £28 filled with all your Italian classics and washed it down with a complimentary glass of Prosecco in true Italian style. Perfecto! Find Out More   Rosso It’s time to graduate in style, take your parents (or rather, let them take you) somewhere fancy. For all diners at Rosso, they’re offering a bottle of premium Champagne, Veuve Clicquot, to all graduates. Chin Chin Dahhhhling! Find Out More   Dive Graduation might just be the best excuse to party. Dive NQ is perfect for chilled drinks and beer pong. All graduates receive a glass of bubbly on arrival. But that's not all, for all club booth bookings they are offering free shots, for food bookings, there’s free prosecco and for snug bookings of their snug, you can get free prosecco pong complete with 2 prosecco bottles. What's more, between 5-9pm Sunday - Friday they have just about every drink option for £3.50 (beer, wine, Prosecco, cocktail and spirit & mixer). Time to party. Find Out More   Lowry Hotel If you’d like something a bit fancy and sweet, The Lowry Hotel’s Graduation Afternoon Tea offer is exactly what you need. The afternoon tea is just £22.50 and there’s complimentary prosecco for graduates! And if your picture didn’t quite turn out how it should (let’s be honest, when do they ever), they’ve even set up a photo station so you can try again. Find Out More Kai Perfectly located an arms throw away from where most people are graduating in the centre, Kai on Deansgate is a Turkish restaurant. Designed for sharing, there's hot and cold mezze dishes plus plenty of large plate options from the grill including cod loin (£18) and Tomahawk steak (£70). Any graduates who chose to dine get a FREE cocktail of their choice! Book Now Lunya Lunya’s Graduation Banquet at just £25.95 per person includes mixed olives, Kikones, a platter of Ibérico meats & Spanish cheeses, Catalan tomato bread, Tortilla, Padrón peppers, Calamari in beer batter, Albóndigas, Pollo al Romesco and plenty of Patatas Bravas. The whole table can wash it down with a complimentary glass of cava. Find Out More   Harvey Nichols Head to Harvey Nichols for lunch or dinner on the Second Floor Bar and Brasserie and the budding young graduate can receive a complimentary bottle of Prosecco to take home so the party can carry on. Find Out More Dakota Book Now The new luxury boutique hotel is hosting 2 set courses for Graduates including a complimentary glass of champagne. From £40 per person, guests can dine off a 6-course menu including dishes from smoked salmon with langoustine to peas and truffle ballontine and caramel panna cotta. The 7-course menu, for £70 begins with a selection of capanés, king scallops, filet of beef with potatoes sarladaise. Each menu finishes with a selection of tea or coffee with an array of petit fours The Counter House In the bustling Cutting Room Square, is Ancoats’ very own healthy brunch and dinner spot, The Counter House. They’ve got a delicious new menu including sharing plates, larger bowls and salads. They’re giving away a glass of fizz for any graduate who dines as congratulations! Book Now   La Bandera Let La Bandera distract you from the impending doom of debt, unemployment and job-seeking with a FREE meal! See, you thought that sentence was going to be all doom and gloom, didn’t you? Well, it’s not, thanks to La Bandera! Graduates eat the luscious authentic tapas free and the table gets a glass of cava to toast. Amazing! Please note this is not available on Saturdays. Find Out More   Zouk If you fancy a curry, the best stop in town has to be Zouk. They’ve got plenty of curry dishes, steaks from the grill and special roasted meat dishes. For graduates, they’re offering free fizz or mocktails to wash it down with! Just quote 'GRAD19' on your online booking. Book Now