Thought you were all carbed out after Christmas? You were wrong. Enticing us back into our stretchy pants after a season of carbs and chocolate, Many restaurants in Manchester have some seriously epic food offers available this January – and who are we to say no? Here’s our guide to the best January food and drink offers in Manchester to try out this month.
1. The Blues Kitchen
BBQ lovers can enjoy 50% off the food menu at The Blues Kitchen this month, redeemable between Sunday to Thursday from 4pm til close. In addition to the dinner offer, The Blues Kitchen is also serving up a £10 lunch deal, too, which includes any item from their lunch menu alongside a soft drink of your choice. The Blues Kitchen, 13 Quay St, M3 3HN.
2. The Refuge
Nestled within Kimpton Clocktower Hotel, The Refuge is offering 50% off food on their all day menu in the dining room on Mondays and Tuesdays all throughout January, with the discount valid on advance bookings only. The Refuge, Oxford St, M60 7HA.
3. Ducie Street Warehouse
Enjoy 50% off all food on the menu for mid-week bookings at Ducie Street Warehouse. Valid all-day from Tuesday to Thursday, from January 3 until January 31, booking in advance is recommended. Menu highlights include pan-fried pork T-bone with maple glazed baby apple, caramelised sprout and redcurrant; seared sea bass with sauteed kale, biquinho pepper, red pepper coulis and coriander; and sweetcorn coriander fritters with salsa bandera. Ducie Street Warehouse, Ducie Street, M1 2TP.
4. The Liars Club
If you fancy carrying on the good times and booze-filled evenings of the festive season into January but with a little discount then The Liars Club has got you covered. As opposed to January food offers, this Manchester bar is running a happy hour deal seven days a week and until midnight instead, offering 2-4-£10 cocktails which is a deal not to be sniffed at. The Liars Club, 19A Back Bridge St, M3 2PB.
5. Crazy Pedro’s
Crazy Pedro’s is offering all pizzas for just £12 during January, slashing some pounds off their huge 16″ pizzas. Plus, the pizzeria’s happy hour deals are running throughout January, featuring 2-4-£12 cocktails, £12 bottles of wine, £2.50 slices, £2.50 tequilas, £3 beers and cans. Available at all Pedros locations, visitors can enjoy the offer all day, every day. Crazy Pedros, Short St, M4 1AA | 55-57 Bridge St, M3 3BQ.
6. The Bay Horse Tavern
With January bringing bitterly cold temperatures, comfort food is definitely on the cards this month. One of Manchester’s top spots for comforting pub grub is The Bay Horse Tavern, where this January the Northern Quarter eatery will be offering 50% off your food bill, Monday to Friday. The Bay Horse Tavern, 35-37 Thomas St, M4 1NA.
7. Cane & Grain
Adding to the half price deals is Cane & Grain, which is offering 50% off the food bill six days of the week throughout January. Sunday to Friday you can tuck into the likes of truffle poutine, chilli fries, meat trays and burgers for half the normal price. Booking is recommended and some dishes may include a supplement. Cane & Grain, 49- 51 Thomas St, M4 1NA.
8. Peru Perdu
In January, Peru Perdu is set to welcome guests back with the return of their 50% off food offer, which saw great popularity earlier this year. Throughout the month, diners can take advantage of all-day menu favourites, such as ceviche, empanadas and Uruguayan Wet Aged Steak, at half their normal price. Peru Perdu, 74 Princess St, M1 6JD.
9. Edinburgh Castle
Come the new year, The Edinburgh Castle will have a very special offer, as they invite guests to enjoy a January Set Menu. This will include two-courses for £30 or three-courses for £35 with a drink. Available from Wednesday to Friday, bookings for the set menu offer can be made between 5pm – 6.30pm. The Edinburgh Castle, 19 Blossom St, Ancoats, M4 5EP.
This January, Cottonopolis is set to welcome guests to the restaurant with a menu of four delicious tasting dishes for £30, including a drink (bottle of Estrella, glass of house wine, or a soft drink). Guests can expect the likes of chalk stream loin sashimi, pigs head gyoza, cauliflower karaage and donburi bowls. This offer will run from Sunday (from 4pm) to Thursday (all day every day from Monday-Thursday). Cottonopolis, 16 Newton St, M1 2AE.
11. The Beeswing
From January 10, the wine bar situated in Kampus will be offering 50% off food Wednesdays to Fridays (closed on a Tuesdays). To mark The Beeswing being open every Monday from now on they are also going all out and offering 50% of food and cocktails throughout January. Now that’s one way to bring people out of hibernation! The Beeswing, Kampus, 24a Minshull St, M1 3EF.
12. Almost Famous
Need your fill of Almost Famous’s cult-worthy burgers? Enjoy them at half the price this month from January 2, with the offer available to redeem Sunday-Friday (until 5pm on Friday). Plus, the burger joint has some delicious, meat-free burgers on the menu ready for Veganuary. Almost Famous, 49-51 Edge St, M4 1HW | Unit 2, Great Northern, Peter St, M3 4EN.
13. The Alan
Throughout the new month of January, diners are invited to trial a ‘four dishes and a drink’ offer for £20 per menu at The Alan. Enjoy a selection of dishes from the light bites and small plates menu to be paired with a drink of their choice. With an emphasis on championing local makers, the menu features indulgent seasonal dishes designed to share, created using the highest quality local suppliers. Also included on the menu are vegan and vegetarian dishes to celebrate the month of Veganuary. The Alan, 18 Princess St, M1 4LG.
14. The Botanist
On Mondays through to Wednesdays, the botanical-inspired restaurant is offering its signature dishes at two for the price of one. On Thursdays, the bar will be pouring double house gin and tonics on buy one get one free all day and night. Happy hour lasts all day every Friday throughout the month of January with the bar offering £19.95 prosecco, £4.50 house lager and 2 for £12 on all cocktails. Plus, The Botanist is offering kids’ roast dinners for £1 every Sunday, when one adult roast is purchased, and is launching three vegan specials for one month only. The Botanist, 78 Deansgate, M3 2FW.
15. 20 Stories
Fancy something a little fancier, but for less? 20 Stories has a couple of great offers to enjoy throughout January, including two courses for £19.50 or three courses for £24.50 Monday-Friday 12pm-3pm. For evening meals, enjoy three courses and a glass of wine for £30 from the Pre and Post Theatre menu Monday-Thursday 5:30pm-6:30pm. Plus, for a limited time only, a five course tasting menu will be available for £55 per person from January 16 to January 29. 20 Stories, NO. 1, 1 Hardman Square, M3 3EB.
Want Nell’s pizza for less? Adding to the January food offers in Manchester, diners can take 50% off pizzas when you book at Nell’s, applicable to both their 14″ and 21″ pizzas only. The offer can be enjoyed Sunday to Thursday, so long as you’ve pre-booked. Nell’s, Kampus, 20 Minshull St, M1 3EF.
Enjoy 30% off Evelyn’s all-day brunch menu which includes some new additions for January, alongside their much loved classics; steak and eggs, Za’atar mushrooms on toast, Shakshuka and souffle pancakes with honeycomb butter. There’s no need to book as Evelyn’s weekday brunch service is walk-ins only, simply quote Evelyns30 when ordering to claim the offer. The offer is valid on the food menu only, and available between Monday to Friday from January 4 to January 31. Evelyn’s, 44 Tib St, M4 1LA.
Chakalaka NQ is back after the Christmas break, with 50% off food to enjoy all January long. Available Sunday-Thursday on their delicious South African grub, guests can enjoy tasty food alongside happy hours from 8pm throughout the month. Chakalaka NQ, 105a Oldham St, M4 1LW.
The ever-Instagrammable Menagerie is offering 50% off food bills exclusively for subscribers. The offer is valid from January 3 until January 17 and available from their a la carte menu only between Sunday and Friday for bookings from 12pm- 8pm. Bookings are required at least 24 hours in advance, and all you need to do is subscribe on their website to enjoy this January deal. Menagerie, New Bailey, Ground One, New Bailey St, Salford, M3 5JL.
Ramona has introduced a fantastic offer for January, serving Margherita slices for just £1.23, and Margaritas cocktails for just £6. Enjoy a cheaper night out every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday between 4pm and 7pm, from January 4 and right up until February 10. Ramona, 40 Swan St, M4 5JG.
21. El Gato Negro
El Gato Negro, Simon Shaw’s popular Spanish tapas restaurant will be making their three for £18 menus available all day every Sunday to Thursday throughout January – giving you more opportunities to try out their fantastic dishes for less. El Gato Negro, 52 King St, M2 4LY.
Similarly to sister restaurant El Gato Negro, Simon Shaw’s newest venue, Habas, will be serving two and three course menus for less – with their two course menu available to order for just £20 and their three course menu just £24. Available Tuesdays to Thursdays, 5pm-10pm, it’s a great mid-week dinner date option this month. Habas, 43A Brown St, M2 2JJ.
Simon Shaw’s third Manchester restaurant, Canto, is also getting involved in the January food offers with a three small plates for £18 deal available every day (excluding after 5pm on Friday and all day Saturday), this time, serving Portuguese and Mediterranean-inspired dishes on their menu. Canto, Cutting Room Square, Blossom St, Ancoats, M4 5DH.
The Asian-inspired restaurant is offering 30% off food on their a la carte menu throughout January. Available Sunday to Thursday 12pm-10.45pm, and Friday 12pm-5pm (excluding Saturdays), simply book in advance online using code TATTU30 in order to redeem the offer. The discount excludes all drinks, Japanese Black Wagyu 7oz and Green Pepper Lobster and is only available for parties of up to eight people. Tattu, 3 Hardman Square, Gartside St, M3 3EB.
25. Wholesome Junkies
One of Manchester’s favourite vegan spots is kicking off Veganuary with a bang with specials as well as a bargain in the form of some whopping offers this January. Available Monday to Thursday 11am-9pm and 11am-5pm on Frdays throughout the month, diners can enjoy 50% off their plant-based burgers. This brilliant deal suitable for all, including vegans, vegetarians and curious meat-eaters can only be redeemed by booking a table via the Wholesome Junkies website. Wholesome Junkies, Unit 4 Mirabel St, M3 1PJ.
26. Sugo Pasta Kitchen
As a massive grazie to customers for all their support during 2022, pasta pros Sugo Pasta Kitchen, which has branches in Altrincham, Ancoats and Sale, have quite the deal for those not doing more of a wet January than a dry one. Sugo Pasta Kitchen is knocking 40% off all wine including jugs, bottles, sparkling and natural for those who make an advance booking during January. Salute! Sugo Pasta Kitchen, 46 Blossom St, Ancoats, M4 6BF | Stamford Quarter, 22 Shaw’s Rd, Altrincham, WA14 1QU | 7-8 Stanley Square, Sale, M33 7XZ.
At bottomless brunch spot Manahatta, you can enjoy delicious New York-inspired food for half price throughout January. By pre-booking to dine at Manahatta between Sunday to Thursday from January 2 until January 31, you can enjoy 50% off your food bill meaning more money can go towards those delicious drinks of theirs. Manahatta, 188-192 Deansgate, M3 3ND.
28. Revolución de Cuba
Adding to the 50% off food bill offers is neighbouring bar and restaurant Revolución de Cuba, which can be snapped up between January 3 and 26. Plus, because one deal just isn’t enough, Revolución de Cuba will be giving away free burritos on January 18 to the first 10 guests to arrive and also the offer of doubling your bar tab by pre-paying up to £2,000 (in other words, the total spend is £4,000 with £2,000 free!) Talk about banishing the January blues! Revolución de Cuba, 11 Peter St, M2 5QR.
29. Gusto Italian
January never looked so good and the beautiful botanical restaurant Gusto Italian in Manchester city centre, Didsbury and Alderley Edge are adding to the offers with 50% off food this month. Tuck into half price dishes all day long between Mondays and Thursdays and until 5pm on Fridays up until January 27. This delightful deal is available as part of Gusto’s free-to-join Gold Rewards membership scheme. Gusto Italian, 4 Lloyd St, M2 5AB | 756 Wilmslow Rd, Didsbury, M20 2DW | 75 London Rd, Alderley Edge, Cheshire, SK9 7DY.
Adding to the drinks offers in Manchester this January is Evuna on Deansgate. Not only is the restaurant offering an authentic taste of Spanish cuisine but it is also offering 50% off all full bottles of wine. Whether you’re having a post-Christmas catch up or want a sip of quality wine alongside traditional tapas, this a deal for you. Simply quote ‘NODRYJANUARY’ when booking online to receive this offer across Evuna’s offering of boutique organic Spanish wines. Evuna, 277-279 Deansgate, M3 4EW.
Manchester’s favourite underground sanctuary, Australasia, currently has a mid-week Teishoku menu on offer. Featuring three waves of sushi, signature dishes and classic Australasia desserts, plus a complimentary classic cocktail for £30 per person. Serving Sunday to Friday throughout the whole of January from 6pm, why not indulge in a perfect evening of elegance and laidback luxe? Australasia, 1 The Avenue, Deansgate, M3 3AP.
32. Birria Brothers
The Manchester hotspot for dunkable tacos, Birria Brothers, are adding to the delicious January food offers with 50% off their unctuous birria tacos with any drinks purchase, from Tuesday to Thursday throughout the month. They’re also running happy hours every night too for those who don’t fancy a dry Jan — from Tuesday to Saturday, 4pm til late, with 2 margaritas for £10, £4 pints, £15 Prosecco. Birria Brothers, The Koffee Pot, 84-86 Oldham St, M4 1LE.
Newly-opened vegan pasta spot Pastan in Manchester has also announced its January food offers with it being Veganuary. Located at Royal Exchange, this plant-based eatery has a money-saving lunch deal where you can enjoy any pasta dish on the menu for £10. The offer is only available at lunchtime throughout January and valid between Tuesdays and Fridays, 12pm-2.30pm. Pastan, 18 Cross Street, M2 7AE.
34. Namii Kitchen & Cocktails
Pan Asian restaurant Namii is here to spice up your January by offering 30% off food between Sunday and Thursday all day and Fridays 12pm- 5pm. The offer is only available by booking online using code ‘Namii30’ and is exclusive to their a la carte menu only. This delicious offer excludes Tom Xien, Muc Nuong, 888 Angel Fish, Emperors Dragonhead, Suon Cu, Namii Tomahawk and is only available for parties of up to six people. Namii Kitchen & Cocktails, New York Street, M1 4HN.
35. The Mouse Trap
Getting on board with the food and drink offers in Manchester, Ramsbottom’s favourite cheese and wine bar is getting involved this January. The Mouse Trap are doing 50% off all sharing platters on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays as well as 50% off their gooey fondue on Sundays right through January. The sale begins on January 12 and bookings are essential and walk-ins are not eligible due to demand. The Mouse Trap, 47 Bolton St, Ramsbottom, Bury, BL0 9HU.
Nestled within Cheadle Hulme, Stockport, Inventery is a friendly neighbourhood bar and kitchen that offers high quality and affordable cocktails, wines, and draught beers. The bar and kitchen is hosting a ‘Happy January’, where you can enjoy two classic cocktails for £12. Plus, Inventery also serve up small plates which diners can currently take advantage of any two dishes for £12 or any three for £15 from Thursdays to Saturdays, 4pm – 9pm. Inventery, 59-61 Station Rd, Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle, SK8 7AA.
Guests at Victor’s absolutely loved their 50% off lunch offer last year so much that the botanical restaurant had to bring something even more special this January. Diners can enjoy 50% off their a la carte menu from 5pm on Sundays to 5pm on Fridays throughout the month until 3rd February. Simply sign up on their website to take advantage of this deal. Victor’s, 46 London Road, Alderley Edge, SK9 7DZ | 169 Ashley Road, Hale, WA15 9SD.
Ewe Restaurant and Bar officially opened its doors last year in Westhoughton near Bolton. To celebrate the new year, diners can enjoy 50% off the all day menu every Monday to Friday, from 12-5pm. The offer will be available throughout January 2023 when booked in advance using the code EWE50. You can expect modern, British, and globally inspired dishes with a warm countryside welcome, with Ewe showcasing a seasonally changing menu of classic and locally sourced signature dishes. Ewe Restaurant & Bar, 370 Chorley Rd, Westhoughton, Bolton, BL5 3NB.
39. Hello Oriental
Hello Oriental Manchester are here for you with a plethora of January food and drink offers to ensure your 2023 starts on a brighter note. First up, the Asian food hall is offering 20% off their entire menu, including drinks, by just signing up to their newsletter to get a one-time exclusive code. For the rest of January you can also enjoy 2-4-£10 cocktails and £3.50 pints of Hello Oriental beer and in the café they’re offering a bake and coffee for just £4 all day and 2-4-£5 on bubble tea. The offer is only available until the end of January 2023 and not valid on Saturdays and after 6pm on Fridays. Hello Oriental, Unit 3B, South Pavilion, 2 Symphony Park, M1 7FS.
40. The Midland
This January, there are a number of special offers to enjoy at the dining venues within Manchester hotel, The Midland. At Mount Street Dining Room & Bar, choose any two of the ‘signature’, ‘classic’ or ‘champagne’ cocktails for £20 and sit down to a delicious three-course set menu for £28 per person. Dishes include chicken and mushroom terrine, beetroot and goat’s cheese salad or artichoke soup as a starter, Goosnargh chicken, Mount Street Burger, Mount Street fish pie or Butternut Wellington as a main. For dessert, there’s a choice of sticky toffee pudding, New York cheesecake or a selection of ice creams and sorbet. In The Midland Champagne Lounge, throughout January, guests can enjoy a bottle of Pommery Brut for £60 and Pommery Rosé for £75. The Midland, 16 Peter St, M60 2DS.