As life slowly returns to normal in the uk, here’s a full list of where Mancunians can wine, dine and unwind at the Great Northern.

Looking for the best bars and restaurants in the city to celebrate lockdown easing with your pals? Look no further, as the Great Northern Warehouse, Manchester’s ultimate dining and entertainment venue for all the family, has options aplenty.


Celebrating its brand-new home on the Great Northern Warehouse square, Platzki is offering the perfect Polish feast for you and your pals this spring.

Serving a range of alcoholic drinks on the new venue’s trendy outdoor seating spot, visitors will also be able to fill up on delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner dishes. A firm favourite includes the Pierogi Dyni, famous Polish Dumplings filled with smoked cottage cheese and roasted butternut squash finished with sage butter and roasted pumpkin seeds. You can reserve a table here.

South Manny Flavaz

Following a successful opening earlier this year for food deliveries and pick-ups, South Manny Flavaz has officially opened in its new home on Deansgate.

Taking Manchester chicken fans by storm, the new restaurant will be dishing out everything from finger-licking chicken wings, to mouth-watering loaded burgers and milkshakes. For more information visit.

Alex’s Bakery

Welcome cake fans to its chic outdoor seating area this April, Alex’s Bakery, located on Great Northern Square is making our mornings even sweeter.

Enjoy a coffee and a mouth-watering sweet treat from the talented team of bakers, led by head baker and owner, Alex Furlan. From freshly baked cupcakes and scones, to slabs of gooey chocolate brownies and stuffed cookies, there’s something for everybody.


To celebrate the reopening of one of the city’s best outdoor terraces, the ever-stylish Impossible bar will be serving up its famous bottomless brunch with tasty treats and free-flowing drinks, guaranteeing the city starts it week right.

Impossible will also be serving a new delicious terrace-dedicated menu which includes a lip-smacking blue burger – perfect for an Instagrammable moments. You can reserve a table here.

Lane 7

This exciting new addition to Great Northern Warehouse is also new to Manchester and raring to bring a whole lot of laughter and fun to the Manchester again.

While bowling and other gaming entertainment is paused until 17th May in line with the Government roadmap, the site will kickstart its Manchester arrival with outdoor drinks and food aplenty, including an exciting menu collaboration with Fat Hippo on April 16th. You can reserve a table here.

Revolución De Cuba

Manchester’s biggest Cuban cocktail bar, Revolución De Cuba, is set to bring the world’s finest cocktails and tastiest rums, along with the funkiest Latin vibes, to the Great Northern Square via its Daiq Shack; a pop-up, airstream caravan that’s set to dish up delicious cocktails including Mojitos, Pina Coladas and, of course, its famous frozen Strawberry Daiquiri.

The pop-up is available for walk-ins, dependant on the weather. For more information, please visit the Great Northern Warehouse website and the Revolución de Cuba website.

Great Northern Beach Club

Located in the Great Northern Square, the brand new Great Northern Beach Club is bringing you the best of the beach this spring, offering chilled feels with a distinctly laid-back bohemian vibe. 

Its undercover spacious terrace allows guests to order cocktails, award winning wines, ice-cold draft beer, kombucha and naturally infused drinks, along with great quality street food from Great Northern neighbours, South Manny Flavaz, Platzki and Alex's Bakery.

From 12th April the hot-spot will be open Monday – Saturday 12pm until 11pm and Sunday 12pm until 8pm, with times set to change the following week. There’s a table, or beach hut with your name on it… Book a table at the terrace here.

Futon Company 

Find the perfect gift for your interior obsessed loved ones at Futon Company on April 12th when the homeware shop reopens its doors. We promise you’ll find a bargain, or two!

Dormouse Chocolates

The multi award-winning luxury chocolate shop, Dormouse Chocolates is set to open on Saturday April 17th ready to feed all of the cities sweet-toothed lovers. With a range of mouth-watering chocolate bars from only £6.00, you won’t want to miss out. Available for walks-ins next week, shop the range online before your visit here.

The Gym Deansgate

Show up to The Gym in Manchester Deansgate and leave feeling stronger and better. The gym’s kit is top-notch, with over 170 pieces of high-tech equipment including cardio and resistance machines, they’ve got everything you need to slim down or bulk up for the summer. For more information click here.

Deansgate Mews

Don’t forget the Mews, the hidden upper-level suntrap nestled up above Deansgate. Home to one of the coolest pubs in the square, Lion’s Den will be opening its sun terrace on April 12th so the city can kick back, relax and enjoy a refreshing beer, or any other beverage of your choice.

The tastiest deli in town, 3Hands Deli will also be offering outdoor seating area, meaning you can relish in delicious fresh produce with the sun kissing your skin. Choose from incredible sourdough, amazing cheeses and a great selection of pickles and ferments.

And finally, fans of everyone’s favourite Spanish restaurant, Evuna and the tasty loaded burger joint, Almost Famous will need to wait just a little longer to dine outside (although Almost Famous hope to confirm plans shortly), but both are offering food delivery and pick up options including the ever-so-popular Evuna at Home box.

For more information on the Great Northern Warehouse’s mix of leisure, hospitality, and entertainment brands, please visit the website.