Planning dates with your significant other can be stressful and, more importantly, expensive.
But if you’re the organiser in your relationship and want a hand in figuring out what to do, here are some of Manchester’s food and drink offers perfect for a date night on a budget.
The Japanese street food restaurant in Piccadilly Gardens has some incredible offers lined up this month.
Lunchtime Set Menu (Monday – Friday): Grab a ramen and pillowy Shoryu bun for just £15! Choose from Chicken Karaage or Grilled Halloumi buns and Shoryu Ganso Tonkotsu or White Natural ramen. (The lunchtime set menu is subject to change or may be substituted for a special event menu. Please check with the restaurant before booking.)
Students (Monday to Wednesday): Students can choose from the signature Shoryu Ganso or White Natural ramen for just £7 every Monday to Wednesday when showing a valid student card.
Bun Monday (241 with any ramen main): Choose from char siu barbecue pork belly and soy marinated chicken karaage. Available every Monday when you buy any bowl of ramen.
Matcha Sundays: “Enjoy 2 for 1 Matcha Sundaes every Sunday! Mix ‘n’ match those favourite Matcha Sundaes.”
Happy Hour: Pair ramen with an expertly crafted cocktail Monday – Sunday. Buy 2 cocktails and the cheapest one is free between 5-8pm
Takoyaki Tuesdays – Enjoy a side of Takoyaki for just £4.95 with any ramen! Choose any ramen from the mouth-watering menu and enjoy this Osakan street food speciality for just £4.95 every Tuesday.
£3.99 Matcha Sundaes – Enjoy a Matcha Sundae for just £3.99 with any main dish!
£6.90 Kids Menu – choose three dishes from the kids menu for just £6.90
New Chicken Katsu Chilled Ramen priced at £12.90. Kakuni Pork – braised pork belly with tender broccoli, nitamago egg and Japanese mustard paste is available now for just £7.50. Spicy Takoyaki – traditional street food style fried octopus balls – £7.90
Get 20% off at Shoryu Ramen every time the rainbow is shown during Pride month!
The open kitchen near Castlefield has some delicious offers so you can treat that special someone.
Tomahawk Tuesday – Tomahawk steak for two with two sides and peppercorn steak for £50.
- Treat yourself to a huge, juicy, bone-in ribeye steak, perfectly charred at the edges and pink in the middle. At only £50, with sides and sauces for two, this special offer is only available on Tuesdays. To book a place, please email reservations@woodmanchester.
com or call 0161 236 5211
Lunch/Theatre menu – 2 courses £22.50/ 3 for £27.50. Available Tuesday to Saturday 12-12:30pm, Tuesday – Thursday 5-6:30pm, and Friday & Saturday 5-6pm. Choose from Forager’s Soup or Beetroot Cured Salmon to start, and then feast on a Josper Grilled Pork Chop or a Cheshire Ribeye Steak before finishing with a delicious Strawberry and Tonka Bean Cheesecake.
Cheese and Wine – get the WOOD cheese board and a bottle of wine for just £25, offer available everyday.
To make Hump Day that little bit better, Wood is offering you the chance to dine from our theatre and five course tasting menus for longer every Wednesday.
These menus are normally only available until 6.30pm, but on Wednesday you can bag yourself two courses for £22.50, three for £27.50 or enjoy five dishes from Simon Wood’s blind tasting all evening.
Advance booking is essential, quote WOODWEDNESDAY when booking.
Urmston’s burger restaurant has some fabulous deals if you fancy something a bit more casual.
This August Get Chucked have launched a brand new menu – their burgers have gone bigger and better, including the Cheesy AF, double stacked beef with three types of cheese, cheese sauce dip, and a parm crisp bun, or the Havana Ceredito, double stacked beef, American cheese, Mojo pulled pork, slaw and pineapple habanero ketchup.
There is also an all new vegan menu featuring a not chuck ‘n’ not cheese burger with vegan cheese, and tortilla chips topped with jackfruit chilli and chipotle aioli.
Five Hours, Five Days, Five Options, Five Pounds – Available Monday – Friday 12-5pm.
Choose from a range of delicious deals for just a fiver:
Choose the Chuck Junior, Little Clucker, Chicken in a basket, all served with fries, or the all new Brisket Nachos, or Jackfruit Tacos with house slaw.
El Camino at The Cotton Factory
Pop-up favourites El Camino have taken residency in The Cotton Factory, Locke Hotels’ Whitworth Locke’s exciting new restaurant, now taking bookings.
Taco Tuesdays – Every Tuesday El Camino at The Cotton Factory are now serving their famous tacos for just £2.50 each. Tacos on offer for £2.50 include braised ox cheek w/ chipotle aioli, pickled red chilli, crispy shallots; Masa fried chicken w/ red salsa, habanero aioli; Baja coley w/ red cabbage, avo hot sauce, pink onions; or Chipotle cauliflower w/ radish, red chilli, sweet potato puree.. Advance bookings required.
This August The Cotton Factory also start their after work drinks offers: grab cocktails for just £5, or carafe of house wine for £10 from 5-8pm Monday to Friday!
Seed & Cherry
Seed & Cherry, a new artisanal coffee shop, offers a range of specialty grade coffee beans from across the world. The coffee shop opens on August 5th on Manchester’s Church Street.
- For the first week, Seed & Cherry will be offering 50% off on all food as part of their soft launch. There will be fresh ‘tapas style’ food across the breakfast, lunch and light bites menu with health-focused and vegan options available. Breakfast dishes will include super berry acai bowls, brioche French toast, full English breakfast skewers and classic vegan pancakes, whilst lunches and light bites will include items such as beetroot and feta toasted sourdough, halloumi skewers, truffle fries and a variety of delicious, fresh salads.