Akbar’s Manchester
Aug08

Akbar’s Manchester

I live near Akbar’s Manchester restaurant on Liverpool road and eat there as well as using their takeaway service and have to say that it is one of the most successful Indian restaurants I know. It always seems to be busy and I can’t really understand why it appears to be so far ahead of the rest. The food is very good but not always outstanding, the decor is modern but so are many others in the city centre and the service...

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Thaikhun Manchester Review
Jul19

Thaikhun Manchester Review

Spinningfields in Manchester has become a popular social destination over the last few years, largely due to the efforts of Living Ventures who created most of the popular bar and restaurants in the area. Their popularity has attracted and number of other good quality brands, Thaikhun being one of those. I live next to Spinningfields so have tried must of the restaurants but had only ever had Deliveroo from Thaikhun. Last weekend we...

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Mowgli Street Food
Jul12

Mowgli Street Food

So the Indian Street food restaurant Mowgli is looking for a second Manchester site and I should be excited (MEN story here). The trouble is, when I visited a couple of months back I was a bit disappointed with their Corn Exchange venue.

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Tiffin Room Manchester Review
Jul10

Tiffin Room Manchester Review

Fantastic – that’s the review complete really. You must go there – I have no affiliation to them – I just live nearby and have been to the Cheadle one a couple of times so thought it was time to try the Manchester venue.

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Going on a journey?
Jun29

Going on a journey?

This week I’ve been encouraged that at least some restaurants are willing to try something different. It seems obvious to me that the traditional Indian high street restaurant has been dying slowly for quite some time. The lack of imagination and often sadly, quality of many restaurants means they are never going to be a success. Take a look around and there are hundreds of more exciting options opening every day. You only have...

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National Curry Week 2016
Oct14

National Curry Week 2016

National Curry Week has finally arrived, the celebration of over 200 years worth of great curry in the United Kingdom runs from the 10th – 16th October. This week never fails to bring out the best on offer across the nation, and we thought, why not give you; the reader, some facts on the curry culture of the UK, as well as some personal experiences. I can safely say that I shall definitely be digging into a curry myself this...

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