Itinerary Planner

Shop and indulge

Shop and indulge

Whether shopping, eating or relaxation is the aim of your visit, Manchester offers everything and more. The city’s shopping is one of the best in the UK, with everything from renowned brands and exclusive labels to vintage boutiques and outdoor markets.

Day 1 - Morning - Luxury labels on King Street, Exchange Square and The Avenue 

If high-end, exclusive labels are required, King Street, Exchange Square and The Avenue will not disappoint. Find Vivienne Westwood, Diesel and Agent Provocateur on the tree-lined King Street.  

Selfridges and Harvey Nichols designer department stores grace Exchange Square. 

The Avenue is Manchester’s newest shopping district, home to international collections from Armani, Mulberry, Calvin Klein and Flannels. 

Day 1 - Lunch suggestions

Grill on the Alley – Quality steaks, burgers & seafood. Wide range of cocktails.

Sam’s Chop House - The best for classic and contemporary British cuisine in the city. Dishes such as Corned Beef Hash and homemade steak and kidney puddings will tickle the taste buds whilst the interior is warm and welcoming.

Day 1 - Afternoon - Manchester Arndale & Market Street

Right at the city’s heart, Manchester Arndale and Market Street offer the perfect Mancunian mix of popular and cool. It’s where high street favourites Topshop and Next rub shoulders with edgy brands like Zara, Hollister and Guess. Watch out for winter and summer sale seasons offering bargains galore! 

Day 1 - Dinner suggestions

Chaophraya - Offering royal Thai cuisine in fine dining surroundings, Chaophraya brings the essence of Thailand to Manchester. Enjoy a number of authentic gourmet dishes and personal service at this ever popular eastern haven. Their banquets come highly recommended. 

Australasia – Modern Australian cuisine combines Pacific Rim flavour with strong European foundation and a blend of Indonesian and Southeast Asian influences. Australasia offers amazing cuisine and relaxed atmosphere. 

Day 2 - intu Trafford Centre

Located just a few miles from the city centre, intu Trafford Centre has over 200 designer and high street stores including Selfridges, John Lewis and M&S. There are leisure attractions to suit all ages including a cinema, LEGOLAND Discovery Centre and SEA LIFE.  With over 60 restaurants, you will be spoilt for dining choice.

Day 2 - Dinner suggestions

Sapporo Teppanyaki – A truly unique dining experience lets you watch as talented chefs entertain you with the theatrics of teppanyaki style cooking. Choose from juicy steaks, mouth-watering noodles, the freshest seafood and more

Zouk – The secret of Zouk’s success lies in offering an innovative menu including Asian dishes along with African, Arabian and many other international cuisines plus fish dishes and traditional steaks using Halal meat. Great for families.

Rosso Restaurant – Housed in a 114-year old, Grade II listed building, Rosso is steeped in history. Owned by Manchester United football player Rio Ferdinand, Rosso offers the ultimate in Italian cuisine, sumptuous, stylish and simple.

Day 2 - Evening suggestions

Cloud 23 Bar - Spectacular views of Manchester from the 23rd floor of Beetham Tower, Manchester’s tallest building. The range of cocktails and drinks can be enjoyed along with the amazing views through the floor-to-ceiling windows from this landmark. 

The Alchemist on New York Street - With a mind-blowing list of amazing concoctions, the Alchemist became the talk of the town when it opened. The imaginative team of mixologists have been wowing customers ever since, with drinks such as the White Cosmo, the Mad Hatters Tea Party and the delectable Maple Manhattan 

Product Information

  1. Vivienne Westwood

    Manchester

    Contact Details:

    47 Spring Gardens
    King Street
    Manchester
    Greater Manchester
    M2 2BG

    Tel:

    0161 835 2121
  2. Diesel

    Manchester

    Contact Details:

    74 King Street
    Manchester
    Greater Manchester
    M2 4NJ

    Tel:

    +44 (0)161 839 8868
  3. Agent Provocateur

    Manchester

    Contact Details:

    81 King Street
    Manchester
    Lancs
    M2 4AH

    Tel:

    0161 833 3735
  4. Selfridges

    Manchester

    Contact Details:

    Selfridges
    1 Exchange Square
    Manchester
    Greater Manchester
    M3 1BD

    Tel:

    0800 123 400
  5. Harvey Nichols

    Manchester

    Contact Details:

    21 New Cathedral Street
    Manchester
    Greater Manchester
    M1 1AD

    Tel:

    0161 828 8888
  6. The Avenue

    Manchester

    Contact Details:

    Spinningfields
    Manchester
    M3 3AE
  7. Contact Details:

    5 Ridgefield
    Manchester
    Greater Manchester
    M2 6EG

    Tel:

    (0161) 833 3465
  8. Manchester Arndale

    Manchester

    Contact Details:

    Market Street
    New Cannon Street Mall
    Manchester
    Greater Manchester
    M4 3AQ

    Tel:

    0161 833 9851
  9. Australasia

    Manchester

    Contact Details:

    1 The Avenue
    Spinningfields
    Manchester
    M3 3AP

    Tel:

    0161 831 0288
  10. Contact Details:

    Unit 5 Quadrangle
    Chester Street
    Manchester
    Greater Manchester
    M1 5QS

    Tel:

    0161 233 1090

Itinerary Distances

FromToDistance * (metric)
Vivienne Westwood (53.4807,-2.24257)Diesel (53.48121,-2.24674)0.25
Diesel (53.48121,-2.24674)Agent Provocateur (53.48002,-2.24111)0.36
Agent Provocateur (53.48002,-2.24111)Selfridges (53.48432,-2.24262)0.44
Selfridges (53.48432,-2.24262)Harvey Nichols (53.48392,-2.24522)0.16
Harvey Nichols (53.48392,-2.24522)The Avenue (53.47957,-2.2499)0.52
The Avenue (53.47957,-2.2499)The Grill on the Alley (53.48027,-2.24706)0.18
The Grill on the Alley (53.48027,-2.24706)Manchester Arndale (53.48298,-2.24256)0.38
Manchester Arndale (53.48298,-2.24256)Australasia (53.48017,-2.2498)0.52
Australasia (53.48017,-2.2498)Zouk Tea Bar & Grill (53.47214,-2.24076)0.97
Zouk Tea Bar & Grill (53.47214,-2.24076)Cloud 23 (53.47487,-2.25155)0.7
Total Distance *4.47 miles
Estimated Journey Time9 minutes

* Approximate distance by road

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