After quite the run of tasty dining deals in both January and February, the month of March is bringing us more. Enticing us to get out and support our local hospitality businesses for another month, many bars and restaurants in Manchester have announced some exciting food and drink offers for March – and who are we to say no? Here’s our guide to the best March food and drink offers in Manchester to try out this month.
1. Almost Famous
Need your fill of Almost Famous’s cult-worthy burgers? Enjoy selected burgers and fries for just £10 this month, with the offer available to redeem on weekdays between 12pm and 4pm. Simply choose from any famous classic burger and winning fries, and tuck in. Almost Famous, 49-51 Edge St, M4 1HW | Unit 2, Great Northern, Peter St, M3 4EN.
We love a bottomless deal as much as the next person and instead of waiting until the weekend BAB in the Northern Quarter has introduced ‘Bottomless Fridays’. Guests can enjoy two courses and bottomless drinks for 90 minutes for just £40 per person. It’s certainly a great way to start the weekend!
3. Birria Brothers
Launching Taco Tuesday this month, Birria Brothers at The Koffee Pot will be offering 25% off their tacos every Tuesday night when you buy a drink. Better still, it’s happy hour all night long so you can enjoy two margaritas for £10, £4 pints and £17 fizz. No bookings required, walk-ins only. Birria Brothers, The Koffee Pot, 84-86 Oldham St, M4 1LE.
Why not mix up your lunch options this March by heading to Indian street food spot Bundobust? Serving an express lunch menu where you can bag two dishes for £9 including okra fries, bhajis, and tarka dhal and rice. which is available Monday to Friday, 12-4pm. Their signature gobi toast and salt and pepper okra fries have also re-joined the menu this month.
5. The Blues Kitchen
Last month saw The Blue Kitchen introduce bottomless wings but the food offers at this Manchester music venue don’t stop this March. Extending their bottomless deal to be available every Sunday throughout March, guests can also enjoy selected dishes with a soft drink for a tenner, during the weekdays only until 3.30pm. Choose from the likes of burgers, fried chicken, smoked back baby ribs, brisket dip sandwich and bacon gravy and more along with a drink for £10 (or upgrade to a hard beverage or shake for £2) and let the good times roll. The Blues Kitchen, 13 Quay St, M3 3HN.
Chakalaka NQ is back with a 50% off deal to enjoy all March long. Available Monday to Wednesday on their delicious South African grub, guests can enjoy tasty main courses half price alongside happy hours throughout the month. Chakalaka NQ, 105a Oldham St, M4 1LW.
Cibo, the lovely Italian restaurant in Manchester which serves pasta in a wheel of cheese, is also getting involved with the March food offers. Every Sunday to Friday from 5pm to 7pm, guests can enjoy two courses for £15.99 or three courses for £19.99. The restaurant also has a tasty lunch menu deal where you can get one course for £10 or two courses for £14, everyday between 12pm and 3pm. Cibo, Unit 4, Great Northern Warehouse, Deansgate, M3 4EN | 3-11 Liverpool Road, M3 4NW.
Want a substantial yet reasonably-priced lunch stat, then Cottonopolis’ express lunch menu could be your go to this month. Offering two dishes and a side for just £13 from Monday to Friday, 12pm to 3pm, it’s hard not to resist. If you haven’t tried it yet, this is your sign to get out of the office and tuck into fluffy baos, crispy tempura, Karaage chicken and sushi. Cottonopolis, 16 Newton St, M1 2AE.
9. Crazy Pedro’s
Crazy Pedro’s is offering all pizzas for just £12 during March, slashing some pounds off their huge 16″ pizzas, as well as enjoy one of their hefty slices for £2.50 each. Plus, the pizzeria’s happy hour deals are running throughout March , 5-9pm Saturday to Friday. Available at all Pedro’s locations, visitors can enjoy this month’s special pizza and it’s some hot stuff. Crazy Pedros, Short St, M4 1AA | 55-57 Bridge St, M3 3BQ.
10. Edinburgh Castle
After the success of their January and February food offers; the Manchester pub and restaurant is continuing their set menu into February. This will include two-courses for £30 or three-courses for £35 with a drink. Available on Wednesdays to Thursdays 5-6.30pm, Fridays and Saturdays 12-3pm and 5-6.30pm, bookings for the set menu offer can be made via their website. The Edinburgh Castle, 19 Blossom St, Ancoats, M4 5EP.
11. El Capo
Not only are El Capo serving up chippy tea burritos and tacos but every Monday to Thursday from 5pm until close the Mexican spot is offering tacos for just £1 each. If that wasn’t enough their £6 margs offer from Margarita Week is here to stay with them available at this price between Sunday and Thursday. El Capo, 12 Tariff St, M1 2FF.
12. The Firehouse
The Firehouse has extended their fantastic 50% offer into March, but this time all bottles of wine and sparkling are half price. The Manchester spot is also throwing in food offers too to go with that discounted wine with pittas, stracciatella, hummus and kalamata tapenades also half price. Enjoy a cheaper night out every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday between 4pm and 7pm when you book a table. The Firehouse, 40 Swan St, M4 5JG.
13. The Green Lab
The healthy Northern Quarter destination has launched a delicious new brunch menu including a range of brunch classics prepared with the signature Green Lab feel. Included in the new menu is the Golden Turkish Eggs and The Green Shakshuka alongside brunch favourites including acai bowls, Full English breakfast (veggie option available) with a Spring upgrade plus white chocolate pancakes topped with elderflower marinated berries, and tahini French toast served with pistachios, cardamom sugar and orange sorbet. Customers can enjoy the new menu in March with 40% off this month by signing up here.
Simon Shaw’s newest venue, Habas, will be serving a lunch menu where for £15 you can build your own lunch, which comes with a side and a drink. Plus, between 4pm and 7pm on weekdays, Habas has a few drinks deals including two for £12 on classic cocktails, bottles of wine for £18, single house spirit and mixer for £4 and a bucket of five Beirut beers for £15. Habas, 43A Brown St, M2 2JJ.
15. Homage at WOOD
Homage at WOOD will be offering its Taste of Homage menu at 50% off the price on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Evenings. That’s five cheeses and five wines for £25 per person. Homage at WOOD, Jack Rosenthal St, M15 4RA.
For the first two Sundays in March (5 and 12), Ramsbottom tapas restaurant Levanter is offering 25% off your food bill as well as some selected drinks offers. Pick at Padrón peppers or crunch on croquetas knowing you’ve made a saving. If you needed an excuse to escape the city and head to Ramsbottom this is it! Levanter, 10 Square St, Ramsbottom, BL0 9AT.
Want Nell’s pizza for less? Adding to the March food offers in Manchester, diners can tuck into their 14″ pizzas for £7.77. The offer can be enjoyed every weekday between the hours of 12pm and 4pm, so long as you’ve pre-booked. No table booking required, but it is probably worth it. Plus, Nell’s have a brand new menu to try! Nell’s, Kampus, 20 Minshull St, M1 3EF | Common, 39-41 Edge St, M4 1HW.
18. The Pen & Pencil
Popular brunch spot The Pen and Pencil is keeping up the 50% off deals into spring when you simply pre-book a table in advance. Available every Monday throughout the month, you can enjoy half price off the likes of their Honey & Gingerbread French Toast and Tempura Salmon Burger. The Pen & Pencil, Fourways House, 57 Hilton Street, M1 2EJ.
Ramona has a fantastic offer for March, 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 with a booking. Ramona, 40 Swan St, M4 5JG.
20. Salt Dog Slims
Manchester dive bar Salt Dog Slims is serving some tasty food offers this March. With happy hour deals like £2 hot dogs available Monday to Thursday 5-8pm, Friday 4-8pm and Sunday 6-8pm, as well as two for £5 on Hooch, Heineken and Jagermeister, it’s a cheap night all round. Salt Dog Slims, 17 Bow Lane, M2 4FW.
The traders at Manchester food hall Society have some cracking £10 deals to enjoy during your lunch hour. Available Monday to Thursday and Sunday 12-3pm, each trader has its own offering like a personal Cheesus Burger (meat or vegan) with fries from Slap and Pickle. You can also choose from the likes of Manzoku’s vegan or chicken katsu curry with gyozas, Yoki’s bibimbap, Dokes Pizzeria’s pizzetta with fries, salad and dip and Chaat Cart’s spicy wraps.
22. Tre Ciccio
Top Italian restaurant Tre Ciccio has launched a pre-fixe menu where you can enjoy two courses for just £19.95. Choose from the likes of calamari fritti or Tuscan tomato soup with Parmesan croutons to start, followed by any pizza from their main menu, spaghetti with king prawns, chicken Milanese, gnocchi Genovese, a trofie pasta dish or baked sea bass.
For anyone who missed out on the 50% offers in January and February, Manchester restaurant Trof’s menu can still be enjoyed half price every Tuesday until 10pm. The Northern Quarter bar also has a happy hour running from 4pm to 9pm, Tuesday to Friday. Trof, 8 Thomas St, M4 1EU.
24. Yard & Coop
Sick of sarnies? Spruce up your lunch break with Yard & Coop’s buttermilk fried chicky goodness. On Sundays through to Thursdays, 12pm til 4pm, you can choose a main, side and soda from their special menu for just £10. Yard & Coop, 47 Edge Street, M4 1HW.