The Manchester Restaurants offering 50% off this August

The government's new scheme comes into effect on Monday 3rd August.

By Ben Brown | Last updated 24 August 2020

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The ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ scheme is the government’s way of helping businesses get back up on their feet and get people out spending money in the economy after the COVID-19 lockdown fiasco.

So here are the establishments who will be taking part…

20 Stories
A specially designed 3-course menu has been created. From 3rd August.

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33 Oldham Street
Live Music & great food tucked away on Oldham Street. At number 33 no less.

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Abeja Tapas Bar
Manchester’s Smallest Tapas Bar hidden in a shipping container under the Mancunian Way

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Albert’s Schloss
Cookhaus and perpetual party Bierhaus

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The Alchemist
Theatrical cocktails and food – loads of dry ice knocking about. Great fajitas.

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Almost Famous
Probably the most famous burgers in the city. Very, very good.

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Another Heart to Feed

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Famous people love the burgers in here. So do we.

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High-end Indian – some truly outstanding curries in here…

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“Kebabs Worth Sitting Down For” + those Greek Fries!

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The Bay Horse Tavern
“The Best Boozer in Manchester (with the most beautiful staff)” – Ben Brown

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Bem Brasil
All you can eat meat off of swords. Yes please.

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Blue Eyed Panda
Mon & Weds Only. Bookings Only.

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Bread & Bowl @ The Wheatsheaf

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Burgers, Wings & Platters all washed down with some top beers.

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Food porn pure and simple. Mmmmmm.

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Bundobust Manchester
Indian street food and craft beers. Get the Okra Fries and Vada Pav.

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Cane & Grain
The best ribs in town baby (back)!

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Excellent Mediterranean Tapas from Simon Shaw.

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Independent hidden gem offering some outstanding South African delicacies.

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Ciaooo Pizzeria
Instagram friendly pizzas topped with pure deliciousness…

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Common / Nell’s Pizza

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Pure class act, with sushi, Wagyu and dim-sum galore.

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Crazy Pedro’s NQ
Late-night party vibes with massive mad pizzas. Mac Daddie x 3 please.

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Don Giovanni
Manchester’s oldest independent Italian – try the Carbonara!

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Döner Haus
New kebab gaff in Corn Exchange. Looks mega.

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Ducie Street Warehouse
Bar, lounge, restaurant, cinema, meeting rooms and event space. Phew.

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Eastern Bloc

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Edge Cafe, Stretford

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Edinburgh Castle
The EC Burger for Half Price.

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El Capo
Tacos. Burritos. Burgers. Tequila – the lot.

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El Gato Negro
Legendary tapas over on King Street.

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A fantastic new menu in Ancoats including Lambs Testicles!

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Escape to Freight Island
Monday only. Tacos at Madre, pizza at Voodoo Rays, burgers at Patty Queen, steak at Baratxuri, donuts at KRUM.

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Evelyn’s Cafe Bar
Neighbourhood cafe bar with a menu of international delights.

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Tapas and wine. The two best things in the world.

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Ezra and Gil

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Flight Club
Social darts alongside Prosecco, pizza and platters.

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Stevenson Square sun-trap with sherry and Mediterranean-inspired small plates.

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Franco Manca
New pizza joint near Primark on Piccadilly Gardens. Strange location, great pizzas.

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Ginger’s Comfort Emporium
Ice cream and sorbets in Afflecks. Absolutely mega.

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Gino D’Acampo
Available in My Restaurant, Corn Exchange, My Pizza & Prosecco Bar, Manchester Arndale

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Vegetarian restaurant in Didsbury by that fella off the telly.

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Hampton & Vouis

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Hard Rock Cafe
You know this place. Scoff an award-winning burger while looking at David Bowie’s guitar on the wall.

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Including Parmogeddon, KBOM, Abeja Tapas, Grandad’s Sausages, FUKU, Mezze, Hanoi 75, Golden Nugget, Herbivorous and more…

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Home Sweet Home
Indulgent brunch delights with some truly wonderful pancakes and milkshakes.

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The Ivy Spinningfields

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Jerk Shack

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“The best lunch kebab and curry in Manchester” – Everyone.

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La Bandera
Finest’s favourite tapas and Canarian restaurant – always sublime.

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Lily’s Vegetarian
All-vegetarian Indian menu in the centre of Ashton. You’ve got to go.

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Luck Lust Liquor & Burn
Tex-Mex and Cali delights – just get your gob round one of their burritos.

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3-course ‘The Chancellor’s Menu’ for only £10pp!

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Moose Coffee
Canadian breakfast foods, with HUGE pancakes!

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Indian street food made and served the way Indian people enjoy it.

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Night And Day Cafe
Northern Quarter music institution who also do a dead good bit of grub.

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Noi Quattro
Some would say these are the best Neapolitan pizzas in town. And I’m one of them.

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The Oast House
A legendary beer garden with equally legendary hanging kebabs.

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Oké Poké
Fresher than fresh, and healthy, Hawaiian Poké Bowls.

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One88 Whitefield
Well worth the trip out to Whitefield for.

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Pancho’s Burritos @ Arndale Market

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Pasta Factory
Robert De Niro would love it in here just like we do. Tues And Weds only.

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Available in Caffe Grande, Didsbury, Bramhall, Hale, Alderley Edge, Knutsford, Chester, Stockton Heath

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The Pen & Pencil
Mad Men inspired NQ bar and eatery with some great burgers.

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Peru Perdu
Picanha steak and a side (worth £22) for £10

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Pizza, pizza and more pizza.

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Pollen Bakery

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Porta Wine & Tapas Bar
Altrincham and Salford staple. Contender for best tapas ever. Tues & Weds Only From 5pm

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Rajdoot Tandoori

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The Refuge
The huge city centre bar, restaurant and music venue is back open from 5th Aug with new menus.

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The Restaurant Bar & Grill
Available in The Restaurant Bar & Grill, Manchester, The Alderley Bar & Grill, Opera Grill, Chester

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Rosa’s Thai

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Rudy’s Neapolitan Pizza
Something like the 11th best pizzas in the WORLD.

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Salt & Pepper @ Arndale Market

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Seed & Cherry

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Selfridges Manchester
Including San Carlo Champagne Bar, YO! Sushi (Trafford), and San Carlo Bottega & Gran Café (Exchange)

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Shoryu Ramen
Piccadily Garden’s very own Hakata Tonkotsu Ramen Bar

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Sicilian NQ
Cracking little independent eatery in the NQ. Ice cream brioche and Arancini balls all the way.

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Solita NQ
Some absolutely mad burgers in here – and home to the ‘Big Manc’

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Soul Coffee
Coffee and locally-made gelato of dreams.

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South Manny Flavaz @ Arndale Market

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Southside Tequila Joint
10 Tacos, Chips n Dips, Soft drink for £10

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Stretford Foodhall

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Sugo Pasta Kitchen

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Sweet Mandarin

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Tariff & Dale
Classic Cocktails and British Beers alongside Modern British Food from the grill.

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Tast Catala
Chef Paco Pérez’ taste of Catalonia.

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High-end contemporary Chinese food in a truly stunning setting.

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Thai Kitchen No.6

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Three Little Words
Manchester Gin’s very own bar and restaurant with on-site gin distillery. Opt for 50% off all food and unlimited soft drinks or go for the specially curated £15 set menu which includes two courses, one side, and one proper drink (choose from a double G&T, selected beers and wines or a soft drink).

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TNQ Restaurant
3-Course Express Menu for £10!

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Including the Jammy Bastards Deal – Any Main, Starter or Pudding, Any Side, Boozy Drink for £10!

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V Rev Vegan Diner
Indulgent burgers and shakes – all vegan!

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Vero Moderno

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Viet Shack
The city’s best Vietnamese street food bar none.

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Wholesome Junkies
Bloody brilliant Vegan junk food.

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Wolf at the Door

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Yang Sing
The city’s most famous traditional Chinese restuarant. One for the bucket list.

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Yard & Coop
Fried Buttermilk Chicken and LOADS more. Have the chicken though – it’s FIT.

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Pepperoni Playboy and Doner Summer Kebabs

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