Manchester's Best January Dining Offers 2018

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By Manchester's Finest | Last updated 23 December 2019

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Black Dog Ballroom NQ & NWS – 50% OFF Food
Book yourself in to either one of the Black Dog Ballroom venues this January and you can take full advantage of 50% off their food. This means you can get one of their proper juicy burgers for about £4, or that massive 20-inch pizza they do for only £8. Might as well have two then.

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PLY – 50% OFF
A lot of people would say that PLY have probably the best pizza bases in town and I would be one of them. Book yourself a table with them this Jan quoting ‘JAN50’ and you’ll be able to buy two pizzas now for the price of one because they’re offering you 50% off. Perhaps even get 4? Just a few T’s & C’s-this offer applies to pizzas only, all diners must buy a full priced drink and the maximum table size is six.

PLY, 26 Lever St, Manchester M1 1DW, UK
0161 711 0401


Alberts Schloss – 50% SCHLOFF
Enjoy a half-price food bill when you book online at Germanic beer hall and eaterie Albert Schloss. This offer is available Monday-Friday all day when you book in advance up until 11th February 2018.

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The Bay Horse Tavern – 50% OFF Food
Chomp down on some brilliant sharing dishes, or perhaps treat yourself to some succulent rotisserie meats over at The Bay Horse Tavern and get yourself 50% off the grub this Jan. Be sure to try their Chicken Liver. Oh, and the Duck Hearts. And the Beef Butty. Get yourself booked in advance first though to take advantage.

The Bay Horse Tavern, 35-37 Thomas St, Manchester M4 1NA, UK
0161 669 5799


The Lowry Hotel – 3 Courses for £15.95
Wallow in elegance and high-end dishes over at The River Restaurant at The Lowry Hotel this January and February and you can get yourself a 3-course meal for only £15.95. Bloody good that! Available 7 days a week (on Saturdays only 6pm – 7pm, and not available on Sunday lunch).

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Don Giovanni x Per Tutti – 50% OFF Food
Italian legends Don Giovanni are offering 50% off food at their Per Tutti pop up this January – perfect for a lovely bit of pizza action. Or perhaps some spaghetti carbonara? Or both at the same time like De Niro getting prepared for Raging Bull.

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Gusto – 50% OFF Food
Aye I suppose it would be great to get 50% off all food throughout January at Gusto. You should book online first though – that would be very wise.

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Randall & Aubin – FREE WINE!
Dry January? Scrap that. After spending a week with your family without throttling anyone the last thing you need is your lifeline taken away. Luckily, when you dine with Randall & Aubin this month you will receive a complimentary carafe of red or white wine. Randall & Aubin’s great value lunch menu, served every weekday consisting of seasonal specials that change daily. Starter costs £6.50 and the main course £12.50. The specials menu has dishes such as Morecombe bay prawns locally sourced from British fishermen ensuring all our seafood comes directly from the net to our plates.

Randall & Aubin, 64 Bridge St, Manchester M3 3BN
0161 711 1007


Dog Bowl – 50% OFF Food
Finest Christmas Party favourite, where Ben Brown battered everyone else with his unusual technique and elegant throwing – Dog Bowl are offering 50% off their food this January. All Day – Every Day, although you’ll need to book in advance first.

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Cane & Grain – 50% OFF Food
What’s better than big juicy ribs, coated in a spicy sauce all washed down with an ice-cold pint of Big Wave? Obviously, the answer is going to be related to getting 50% off the food at Cane & Grain this Jan, where you’ll probably see me, coated in sauce. Advanced booking is required.

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Brasserie Abode – 2 courses for 2 people and bottle of wine for £30
There is a lot going on throughout January at Brasserie abode. Tuck into two courses from the prix fixe menu for two and a bottle of wine for just £30- or enjoy the simplicity of 2 for £10 cocktails or even an overnight stay complete with dinner and breakfast from £99. Looks like Brasserie Abode is the place to be!

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Albatross & Arnold – 100% OFF?
Well, not quite. But I made you look. Throughout the month of January, Albatross & Arnold are offering 50% off food during the day and then 50% off drinks after 5 pm, and I’m no Albert Einstein but I’m pretty sure that adds up to 100%. Dust off the Christmas cobwebs and join them for some delicious grub and gorgeous cocktails.

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Wood- 2 courses for £20
Unintimidating fine dining from the 2015 Masterchef winner Simon Wood is what you will find at this trendy First Street venue. This January, Wood is offering two of their stunning courses and a glass of fizz for just £20. This offer is valid from 3rd-31st January and runs all day Tuesday, Wednesday, until 6:30 pm on Thursday and finally until 6 pm Friday & Saturday. Make sure you book yourself a table- this offer is going to be a popular one methinks.

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The Botanist – 40-50% OFF
If you want to try the best Salt and Pepper product in the city – as well as some rather delicious hanging kebabs, all while sinking down one of the most comprehensive selections of cocktails, beers and wine known to man, then The Botanist is the place to get your January offer fix. They’re offering 40% off in Deansgate and Media City, and 50% off in Didsbury. Book in advance on their website below.


Sakana – 50% OFF
Short and sweet for this one; half price on food until the end of the month. Be sure to ring up and book a table to redeem this offer and quote ‘JAN50’ to the member of staff. Catch this one up until the end of the month – it runs Sunday-Friday from 6pm onwards and excludes Saturdays.

Sakana, 23 Peter St, Manchester M2 5QR
0161 884 1292


Cottonopolis – January set menu for £15
Cottonopolis have crafted a set menu which not only is stylish and delicious but kind on the wallet too. Dishes include tuna nori tacos, Salmon & Avocado Salsa, Pork Hamuraki, KFC Siracha Slaw, Teiaki Chicken Wings and Sesame Glazed Ribs. The menu comes in at £15pp and with a value well over half price. Make sure you book in advance to enjoy this offer and send all enquiries to

Cottonopolis, 16 Newton St, Manchester M1 2AE
0161 236 5144


Menagerie – 40% OFF
Treat yourself to a lunch or dinner with 40% off your total bill this month at Menagerie. The offer runs Sunday-Friday and you must quote ‘JANUARY SALE’ upon booking your table and is available for parties with up to six guests.

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Tampopo – 30% OFF main dishes
Pan-Asian favourite Tampopo is offering 30% off main dishes up until the 31st January. The offer extends to all Manchester branches (excluding the Trafford Centre), and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

Tampopo, 16 Albert Square, Manchester M2 5PF
0161 819 1966


The Alchemist – 50% OFF
This January, The Alchemist is offering 50% off your total food bill at all locations. Tuck into classics such as Tandoori sea bass, crispy lamb ribs or my personal favourite the feta and watermelon California rolls all at half price.

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The Pen & Pencil – 50% OFF
This trendy Northern Quarter cocktail joint is offering a generous 50% off food Monday-Friday throughout January. Tuck into their New-York inspired menu with a few cocktails to match – just be sure to book ahead by emailing

The Pen & Pencil, Fourways House, 57 Hilton St, Manchester M1 2EJ
0161 660 3303


Mahiki-50% off
Mahiki Manchester is treating their customers this January with half off their food bill. Travel to a Polynesian paradise with a fab variety of Pan-Asian inspired small plates to share and swap with your friends – healthy choices include Tuna Tartare with Yuku & Avocado, Cornish Crab & Caviar, Octopus Carpaccio and a variety of sushi plates including California Maki Rolls and Aburi Salmon Maki Rolls, all served with pickled ginger and wasabi. 

Mahiki, Central St, Manchester M2 5WR


The Refuge – 6 Voltini Plates for £15
This offer is a little bit different but so worth getting excited about. Six of their voltini (small plates) for £15pp, half the usual price and for an extra £5 you can enjoy a 375ml carafe of specially selected wine. The offer is available Monday – Thursday and Fridays before 6:45 pm and you must book beforehand, quoting ‘JAN OFFER’.

The Refuge by Volta, Oxford St, Manchester M60 7HA
0161 233 5151


Walrus & Tusk- 50% OFF
This month you will find 50% off food and £5 Daiquiris Sunday- Friday all day and 12-3pm on Saturdays.

Walrus, 78-88 High St, Manchester M4 1ES
0161 828 8700


Gorilla- 50% OFF
Nice and simple this one: half price, all day Monday-Friday with a maximum party of six. You MUST book in advance to take full advantage of this fantastic offer.

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Trof & Deaf Institute – 50% OFF
Half price food at Trof and The Deaf Institute this month and halfway through February until 11th. Make sure you book in advance, you aren’t going to want to miss out on this one.

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Blackhouse (The Grill on the Alley & The Grill On New York Street) – 50% OFF
Using the super-special booking link below- you can enjoy 50% off your food bill at all venues in Manchester. This is a highly popular spot (it’s steak…obviously) so make sure you book ahead of time to avoid disappointment.

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Iberica – 50% OFF
Valid Sunday to Thursday from 2nd – 31st January 2018 at Ibérica Manchester. Booking in advance is required. 50% discount applies to food on our a la carte menu only. Not valid on drinks, Paella and cut-to-order hams. Minimum pre-discount food spend of £15 per booking. Maximum 4 people dining. Not valid with any other set menu or offer. It doesn’t get much better than this.

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Dogs N’ Dough – 50% OFF
Another fantastic half price food offer from Dogs n’ Dough throughout January. This is valid Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and you must quote ‘50% OFF DEAL’ upon booking. These guys are launching a brand new menu in the new year too, so keep your eyes peeled for the new dishes.

Dogs N Dough, 17 Bow Ln, Manchester M2 4FW
0161 834 3996


Artisan – 50% OFF
Spinningfields favourite and masters of all things colourful, pretty and light, Artisan is jumping on the January Sale hype to make your January that little bit less miserable. Must book online, and please note that the offer is not available Friday and Saturday evenings and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or fixed price menu including express lunch menu.

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Almost Famous- 50% off Burgers
This is not a drill! Running from 2nd January up until the end of the month, you will be able to chow down on the epic Almost Famous burgers with a sweet 50% off. This offer only applies to weekdays, but other than that, no other rules apply, so… I’ll race you down there.

Almost Famous NQ, 100-102 High St, Manchester M4 1HP

Almost Famous @ The Great Northern, Manchester M3 4EN


Salvi’s – 40% OFF
Recieve 40% off some of the best Italian grub in the city with Salvi’s. Offer runs Sunday- Thursday at the main restaurants (not the Bar/Deli), and you must book in advance before you can gorge yourself on half price pizza and pasta.

Salvis, 1, The Corn Exchange, Corporation St, Manchester M4 3TR
0161 222 8021


Harvey Nichols- Three courses for £22
This January, the Harvey Nichols Winter Dining menu is back, helping you keep warm during the winter months with a feast of seasonal delights. The exclusive menu offers customers three delicious courses and a cocktail for just £22. It doesn’t get much better than that. 

Harvey Nichols Second Floor Bar and Brasserie, 21 New Cathedral Street, Manchester M1 1AD
 0161 828 8898


El Capo – 50% OFF
Everyone’s favourite NQ Mexican cantina, El Capo will be offering 50% off food between Sunday and Thursday throughout January. As you’d expect you can’t use it with their already existing offers (Taco Tuesday or Wing it Wednesday for example) and is available via pre-bookings only. No walk-ins Mick Dundee.

El Capo, 12 Tariff St, Manchester M1 2FF, UK
0161 237 3154


Crazy Pedro’s – Pizza Happy hour every day
The Crazy Pedro’s lot are extending their Happy Hour pizza deals throughout the whole of January for your slice-munching pleasure. That means it’s only £2 for a colossal slice or a tenner for a pizza the size of Jodrell Bank.


Scene Indian Street Kitchen – 50% OFF
There’s nothing better than a nice dose of spicy Indian food during these Winter months, and Scene are offering a fantastic 50% off this January, as well as 20% off in February. Cheers!

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The French – 3 Courses + cocktail for £35
Nothing screams elegant dining more than The French in The Midland so this January is the perfect opportunity to impress someone you fancy without your wallet getting a battering. From the 2nd Jan until the 15th February you can have 3 courses and a cocktail for only £35. Book yourself in right here:

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Grafene – 3 courses for £23
Not only will Grafene be offering 3 courses for £23 off their fantastic Modern British menu, but if you’re not feeling too peckish – they’ll sort you out with 2 courses for only £18 instead. Oh and you’ll still be able to get their £5 cocktails down you while you eat. Just book in advance. Exclude Saturday evenings.

Grafene, 6, 55 King St, Manchester M2 4LQ, UK
0161 696 9700


Tattu – 40% OFF
Stunning Chinese food and sumptuous surroundings? Check. 40% off throughout January? Check. Having to book in advance because it’s a great deal and therefore going to be very busy? Check. The offer is available between Sunday & Thursday and excludes Wagyu and lobster dishes. There’s plenty to choose from though so don’t let that get you down.

Tattu Restaurant and Bar, 3, 4 Hardman Square, Gartside Street, Manchester M3 3EB
0161 819 2060


Bakerie – Two Boards and a bottle for £30
That’s right, throughout January you can enjoy two of Bakerie’s bloody brilliant Boards and a bottle of plonk for only £30. The offer is available all week too so you can get your cheese and meat fix any day of the week. Don’t eat too much and have nightmares though!

Bakerie, 45 Lever St, Manchester M1 1DN, UK
0161 236 9014


Evelyn’s – 25% OFF Food
Get yourself down to Evelyn’s in the NQ this January between a Monday and a Thursday and they’ll give you 25% off your food when ordering from the evening menu which is available from 5 pm. You’ll need to pre-book through their website though and quote ‘JAN25’ when doing it.


Tariff and Dale – 50% OFF
There’s a lot of places to choose from to eat and drink on Tariff Street, but if you can’t be bothered actually walking up it – pop into Tariff & Dale and get yourself 50% off dinner (excluding grills) throughout January. Book a table online too please.

Tariff & Dale, 2 Tariff St, Manchester M1 2FN, UK
0161 710 2233


TNQ – 50% OFF
Ah the Northern Quarter Restaurant & Bar. I once took someone on a date here – what a disaster that was. Food was good though. Probably should have waited until January though – I could have saved myself 50% on the food.

The Northern Quarter Restaurant & Bar, 108 High St, Manchester M4 1HQ, UK
0161 832 7115

Cloud 23 -23% off Afternoon Tea
Halfway up the iconic Beetham Tower you will find the glamorous Cloud 23 bar at the Hilton Hotel, and if you haven’t mustered up enough courage to go up there then you need to find some- the view is spectacular. Throughout January and February, they are offering 23% off their afternoon tea as well, so you really have no excuse.

Cloud 23, Beetham Tower, 303 Deansgate, Manchester M3 4LQ
0161 870 1670