Manchester’s best January dining deals for 2024

From bottomless curry to half price burgers and discounted fine dining. Manchester's January deals are the best.

By Manchester's Finest | Last updated 24 January 2024

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Here it is, the one you’ve been waiting for.

Banish the January blues, support Manchester’s hospitality heroes and enjoy a mountain of deals and offers at the best dining spots in the city.

So without further ado…

Ramona: Margherita slices for £1.23

It’s Marguary at Ramona. Get their famous margherita pizza slices for £1.23 and classic or frozen Margarita cocktails for £6. Offer applies when you book a table, Wednesday – Friday from 4pm to 7pm (you can get the £6 cocktails all day on Wednesday too) and Sunday 12-5pm.

New Century: Happy Hour Drinks and ‘Dry Scranuary’

New Century’s ‘Dry Scranuary’ deals include a complimentary soft drink or 0% beer or cider when ANY main menu from ANY of New Century’s food traders is purchased. Switch out non-alcoholic drinks for either a house lager, cider, or wine, for an additional £1.50.

They’re also running a Happy Hour on drinks during January. Alongside £4 house draughts, Red Stripe cans and medium house wines, £6.50 house double spirits and mixers, and 4 for £12 on Jagerbombs. You can also bag a bottle of wine for £15 and a bottle of prosecco for £20. New Century’s Happy Hour is at 4-7PM from Wednesdays – Fridays.

Hawksmoor: Steak and a side for £19.50

A lean rump steak and a virtuous side – English lettuce salad, Caesar salad, spinach, sweet potatoes or (no judgement) beef dripping triple-cooked chips, for £19.50.

Available throughout January, Monday to Saturday, from 12 to 5pm.

Almost Famous: Half price burgers

You probably already like Almost Famous, so how do you like half price Almost Famous? Even better, presumably. So, for the month of January, all burgers at ALL of the Almost Famouses – NQ, Withington and Great Northern – are half price, all day, every day (well, except Saturdays)

Another Hand: Bistro-style menu

Another Hand have created a bistro-style lunch menu allowing guests to sample a selection of dishes from the main menu for two set prices. You can select two dishes from the bistro menu and a glass of wine for £29. Or choose four dishes from the bistro menu and a bottle of wine for £69. Offer available Wednesday-Saturday, 11am to 2pm.



Nell’s: 50% OFF pizza

50% off full-sized pizza all day, every day at Nell’s, including Kampus, Common and The Beagle. Enjoy Sunday – Thursday throughout January. Bookings only!

Bundobust: Bundobutties meal deals

Bundo’s will be bring back their ‘Bundobutties’, two new vegan sandwiches to spice up your weekday lunchtimes. There’s the double-decker grilled Bombay sandwich (crispy potato pakoras, melty vegan cheddar, chutneys and salad, sandwich massala and chutneys top and bottom) and the Chaap Kathi (green massala marinated chaap kebab, massala slaw, spicy apple ketchup wrapped in a homemade turmeric and cumin roomali roti).

Make it a meal deal by choosing any sandwich, side and a soft drink for £9.95, or upgrading to a pint of Bundobust Brewery’s Python Premium Lager for £12.95.

Available from 4 January to 11 February at Bundo Piccadilly and Bundo Brewery.

The Firehouse: 50% OFF all food

Get 50% off all food at Firehouse Wednesday-Friday, 4-9pm and 12-9pm Friday, until 7 February. Offer applies to tables booked in advance with a maximum group size of 14 people. Not available in conjunction with any other offer.

Sonata: 25% off drinks and discounted entry

Get 25% off almost all drinks at Sonata this January, including their spectacular cocktails. They’re also offering entry for £5 on Fridays and Saturdays in January, with free entry on other night (and before 8pm on Fridays for early birds).

Flat Baker: Pistachio croissants for £5

Flat Baker’s viral Christmas Markets pistachio croissant will be back at its Ancoats bakery from 6 January, for £5. Also available in doce de leite and chocolate flavours until 27 January.

Hispi: Two dishes for £15

Elite Bistros (the folk behind Didsbury’s Hispi) have created a new Italian-inspired menu for January! Get two dishes for £15 or three for £20 from 2 January. Available lunchtimes Monday – Friday and until 6.30pm Monday – Thursday.

Kala: Two dishes for £15

Kala are offering their new Italian-inspired menu for January! Get two dishes for £15 or three for £20 from 2 January. Available lunchtimes Monday – Friday and until 6.30pm Monday – Thursday.

La Bandera: 50% OFF tapas

Enjoy 50% off the tapas menu at La Bandera when you by a drink, Monday-Friday throughout January, using booking code LB23. Maximum six people per table, not available with any other offer. Minimum purchase of one drink and all guests must follow La Bandera on social media.

The Midland: Free prosecco

Guests staying at The Midland in January, who also celebrate their birthday in January, will receive a free bottle of prosecco during their stay (proof of ID required).

Archie’s: Fries and a drink for £3.99

Add fries and a drink for £3.99 when you buy any burger or wrap. The ‘All-Star Upgrade’ is available on a sign-up basis via the Archie’s website, you’ll then get a QR code to use throughout the month of January.

Use.Space: Free Trial day

Every Wednesday in January, Use.Space co-working spaces will be holding a ‘Free Trial Day’ – just contact Archie to book your space –

Mughli: 30% OFF Karis

Take 30% off Karis, including Mughli’s famous butter chicken, plus a selection of meat, veggie and vegan options. Maximum party of six, tables must be booked under the January Sale section of the website.

Birria Brothers: 25% OFF food

Head down to Birria Brothers for 25% off all food, Monday-Thursday throughout January.

Tampopo – 30% OFF

Tampopo will be offering 30% off mains in the whole of January, which includes their Happy Hour of two dishes for £14. All you have to do is show the socials post or ask the server for the January deal to redeem the 30% off. Available at all Tampopo locations (Corn Exchange, Albert Square and the Trafford Centre).

Gyros Street: 50% OFF vegan gyros

To celebrate Veganuary, Gyros Street is giving 50% off its two plant-based gyros; crispy mushroom and plant-based meatball. Available all day, every day starting on the 3 January until 31 January.

Shack: 50% OFF

Take 50% off food at Shack Bar and Grill, Monday-Thursday throughout January. Enjoy half-price on their brunch offering and main menu – including burgers, fries and chicken. Book here.

House of Habesha: Buy One Get One Free on the Vegan special dish

House of Habesha is offering buy one get one free on their vegan special dish. There’s also three new items on the menu for Veganuary – the ultimate vegan special, spicy vegan lamb with injera or rice and spicy vegan lamb loaded fries.

Cocoa Cabana: 50% OFF food

Take 50% off the food menu at Cocoa Cabana. At Ancoats, enjoy 50% off food and 25% off afternoon tea Monday – Thursday. In Didsbury, get 25% off afternoon tea, also Monday – Thursday.

Victors: 50% OFF

Victors has 50% off the a la carte menu from 2 January to 4 February, available all day Monday – Thursday, until 5pm on Fridays and from 5pm on Sundays.

The Lowry Hotel – Three courses and wine for £35

Throughout January, Monday to Friday, the Lowry Hotel’s River Restaurant are offering a three course menu with a glass of house wine at £35.

Alfredo’s: 50% OFF small plates

50% off small plates, all day Monday-Thursday. Kids also eat free with a dining adult, 12-6pm every day (excluding Saturday.) Alfredo’s will also launch some fresh, new Italian plates for 2024 – including meatballs, bruschetta and arancini.


The Lead Station: 50% OFF food

50% off food at The Lead Station, Monday-Friday throughout January. Offer applies to bookings only, maximum eight guests with the last sitting at 6.45pm. A £5 steak supplement applies and this deal cannot be used in conjunction with any other.

Suki Suki: £10 express lunch

Suki Suki is offering express lunch, Monday-Friday (12-3pm) for £10. Choose from selected ramens and rice bowls.

Lost Cat: 2 FOR 1 cocktails

Kick off the new year with 2-for-1 cocktails at Lost Cat in the Northern Quarter for the whole of January.

Crazy Pedro’s: Happy Hour deals every day

Crazy Pedro’s just got even crazier! They’re offering their Happy Hour deals every day until 10pm. £12.50 pizzas, 2-4-£12 cocktails, £3 slices, £12 bottles of wine, £3 beers and cans, £2.50 tequilas and mezcal.

The Ivy: 2 courses for £19.17

The Ivy has a new 1917 menu, priced at £19.17 for two courses. The menu is a celebration around the year of the launch of The Ivy, paying homage to the classics created over the last century, such as the classic Shepherd’s Pie as well as traditional dishes made popular in the decades that followed.

Northern Soul Grilled Cheese: Refillable Bloody Marys, 2 for £12 cocktails and Breakout meal deal

Get refillable Bloody Marys for £10 when ordering a main breakfast grilled cheese or brekkie burger melt at Northern Soul on weekends only from 9-10.45am.

On weekdays, they’re offering 2 for £12 cocktails, including the Aperol Twist, Peach Thyme Collins, Maple Old Fashioned and Dark’n’Stormy.

If that wasn’t enough, they’re teaming up with Breakout Manchester for the Breakout Your Soul Meal Deal – a £10 meal deal for those who manage to conquer the breakout room this January. Choose from a soul, classic soul, mac attack alongside house fries and a soft drink. Available on weekdays only.

NAM: 25% off

Get 25% off your meal all week except Saturday from 5pm-close. Must be booked in advance.

CoffeeB: 50% off

50% off the a la carte food menu, Monday-Friday. A minimum purchase of one drink per person required. Booking required with code. Maximum parties of six, and all guests need to follow on social media.

Bondi Bowls: 50% off

Each day in January, Bondi Bowls is offering 50% off a different menu item! Monday: 50% off Korean bowls, Tuesday: 50% off protein balls, Wednesday: 50% off caesar bowls, Thursday: 50% off acai bowls, Friday: 50% off kombucha and Saturday: 50% off brunch bowls.

The Alchemist: 40% OFF

Take 40% off the total food bill at The Alchemist from Sunday-Friday throughout January. The offer is not valid on Saturdays, or after 5pm on Friday, and guests must book online. The deal is not available on set menus, and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

New Wave Ramen: £10 bowls

Get £10 bowls at New Wave Ramen, Tuesday-Friday from 12-3pm. Offer is valid at the Tib Lane restaurant only, subject to availability.

Yum Cha: £15 menu

Yum Cha have launched a special offer menu for the rest of January. Enjoy dim sum, a big plate and soft drink for £15. Available all day Monday-Thursday and until 5pm on Friday. Available at all locations.

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