Articles by Lizzie Randall


If you fancy sipping some gin, tea or pretty much any other drink in a cool and roomy setting, LEAF is where you should head. The menu is extensive, as is the range of weekly events.


Siam Smiles is both a restaurant and supermarket in Manchester’s Chinatown, serving simple but flavoursome Thai food. This hidden gem is definitely worth uncovering.


Chapter One is a spacious, calm bookshop and café in Manchester’s Northern Quarter, great for whiling away multiple hours working, reading, or just relaxing.


Situated in Manchester’s Withington neighbourhood, Fuel Café Bar serves a great range of vegetarian and vegan food. Great for lounging about on the sofa during the day, it turns into a music venue at night, holding open mic nights and comedy gigs amongst other things.