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Cheshire Restaurants, Manchester Restaurants and Liverpool Restaurant news 9th Nov

SO how are we all?

Got your Christmas tree up yet? Tinsel out? Been enjoying a few mince pies?....oh yes we are in full Christmas mode now November is here. Only 67052 minutes until the big day so get yourself organised for everyone’s sake. what I do, and forget about all that for another 5 weeks and get the last tree in the petrol station, presents 'prime' style delivery on the 24th December, but just start the drinking and eating bit now.
Lots of xmas menus and events now on onionring so click on if you want to see them. If not, don't.

Restaurant wise, its been pretty sad times with lots of old favourites closing their doors - Tom at 101 in Stockton Heath, Grill on the Alley in Manchester going soon and a host of bars in the Northern Quarter closing down. Probably down to Brexit. Maybe we should all try and get out more, especially to that old favourite, you think you always go to but haven’t actually been to for 2 years. Go on, do it this weekend.

In other restaurant news, not one for overstaying his welcome Aiden Bryne has left swanky pants Manchester restaurant 20 Stories after 8 months. Five Guys are bringing their damn fine burgers to Chester in the old Yo Sushi site on the 18th November, and Nando's in Stockton Heath has had a refurb...ohhhh. Great. Overpriced Chicken in a slightly comfier chair.

In new menu news, the Hatton Arms has one, as does the best pub in Chester - The Coach House and the River Restaurant in Manchester. So go and try them.

Also if you are out and about, go and try Oddfellows in the Park, near Cheadle. Its good.

Right i'm off for a mince pie.