We know times are particularly hard right now and what’s breaking our heart is that Manchester is home to THOUSANDS of independent businesses, small companies and undoubtedly some of the best restaurants and bars in the country.
We’re here to help and support as much as we can. Below you’ll find a list of gift vouchers for our fellow independents. So buy now, and treat yourself or a loved one later.
Let’s start with the absolute powerhouses that are HOME Manchester, their gift vouchers are redeemable against any tickets and their delicious cafe food. At HOME you’ll find theatre and dance shows, a range of independent films, art shows and exhibitions plus they have the BEST range of independent books and magazines in their bookshop.
Mowgli street food is all about the smash and grab zing of Indian street food. They’re offering gift vouchers in denominations of £25. They’ve got two sites in Manchester now so you’ve got a choice. Plus they even arrive in a cute little gift card wallet – the perfect gift did you say?
In the heart of Ancoats, Elnecot is a fantastic place for a spot of bottomless brunch or a Sunday Dinner on a weekend. They are also offering up ‘pay £10 and get £15’ vouchers to be used throughout May, June and July all you have to do is drop them an email at email@example.com.
Fancy a 2020 MICHELIN Guide Great Britain recommended gift voucher? Well the guys at Wood Manchester are offering both monetary vouchers and certificates for a selection of their tasting menus (from 2 courses all the way to 10!)
The Lowry Hotel
One of our absolute favourites, The Lowry Hotel offer vouchers for their incredible afternoon tea (undoubtedly one of the best in the city, I swear), spa vouchers, lunch vouchers for their incredible River Restaurant and bar and of course, overnight stay vouchers. Perfect for if you fancy a bit of luxury for when you emerge from your isolation!
Cocktail masterclasses, an overnight stay, lunch, dinner or a traditional afternoon tea? They’ve got it all over at luxury hotel Abode Manchester.
Local independent Spanish restaurant offer up gift vouchers for their always excellent Taster Menu – 7 courses of pure delight complete with wine flight.
There’s a whole range of gift experiences you can purchase for 20 Stories, whether it’s a Soulful Sunday set menu for 2, Traditional Afternoon Tea or Spirit Tasting. Go take a look…
The uniquely historic venue situated in the heart of Manchester city centre is offering monetary vouchers that can be used at award-winning Masons Restaurant Bar! Have a peep here…
Escape Hunt is also offering gift vouchers and gift boxes. Think of Escape Hunt as the closest you’re likely to get to starring in a brilliantly plotted escape movie where you and your teammates get locked in a themed room and have to find and solve a series of clues in order to escape. Sound good? Book your future detective day here…
The Royal Exchange
The perfect gift for theatre lovers! Vouchers can be redeemed for theatre tickets (which you can purchase online), workshops and tours, as well as being used in the Theatre Shop, Costume Hire and in The Rivals Bar & Restaurant. Lovely!
Everyone’s favourite Chinese inspired cuisine, Tattu offers a range of monetary and set menu vouchers including their much-anticipated and truly delicious Taste of Tattu Menu.
Theatre lovers will love a voucher from ATG Tickets. Valid in all 33 of our UK theatres and on any show including Manchester’s Palace Theatre & Opera House. PLUS they last 1 year, so you don’t need to make any decisions just yet, stress-free!
The Spinningfields Giftcard
Simply can’t choose? Well, there’s a gift card which covers almost the entirety of Spinningfields! It’s redeemable at plenty of places including Hey Little Cupcake & Thaikhun! See who you fancy here…
Spring calls for some good British food. A modern food lovers paradise at the heart of Manchester’s Northern Quarter, get your monetary gift voucher for some seriously good grub at TNQ and spend it whenever you like!
Manchester Cheesecake Co
Cheesecake delivery? YES PLEASE. Get vouchers and deliveries across Manchester from independent Manchester Cheesecake Co! They’ve got M/L/XL cheesecakes, vegan ‘Cheesecakes’ and boxes of mini cheesecakes! Bloody lovely.
The Cosy Club
The guys at The Cosy Club are serving up a sense of being somewhere special with a hint of nostalgia. Think mansion splendour meets village hall eccentricity. The food really is delicious so why not treat someone to an electronic gift voucher here…
The guys over at Salvi’s encompass everything that traditional, Southern Italian eating is about. Treat someone or yourself to their rustic and comforting fine Italian food at one of their Manchester sites.
Alston Bar & Beef
Beef – good. Gin – good! Alston Bar & Beef has you sorted with their gift vouchers here…
Brand new to join the Corn Exchange’s roster, Döner Haus offers gift cards from £10 all the way to £100. The guys here are offering the best and most genuine Berlin Döner and Currywurst on this side of the water, and their beer selection is top notch. Pick one up from them in person or alternatively email them on firstname.lastname@example.org
Step back in time and enjoy the CUTEST Afternoon Tea in Manchester at Sugar Junction! Their gift vouchers start at £10 and can be redeemed in either their Altrincham or Northern Quarter site.
There’s nothing quite like a good curry from Zouk. Look forward to a Chicken Jalfrezi or the slow-cooked Lamb Laziz with the purchase of one of their giftcards…
Manchester’s only Michelin starred restaurant offers gift vouchers. Of course they do – that’s an amazing present.
Velvet Hotel & Restaurant
Fancy a bit of luxury? Canal Street legends Velvet are offering up gift vouchers which can be used both in their hotel or in their restaurant. Or both I presume!
Located within The Principal Hotel on Oxford Road, if you’re yet to visit The Refuge – where have you been. One of (if not THE) best roast in the city.
There are absolutely loads of gift vouchers to choose from at Mamucium. Whether you’re after Afternoon Tea, Sunday Lunch, Bottomless Brunch or one of their Tasting Menus, the guys have got it all…
Gift vouchers from Mackie Mayor can be used at Market House Altrincham or Mackie Mayor NQ, so you can book now and plan later!
The guys at Tast are bringing a true taste of Catalan Food & Wine to the people of Manchester. Treat someone you love to one of their gift vouchers and they won’t be dissapointed…
Sugo Pasta Kitchen
The guys at Sugo draw their inspo from both their deep-rooted southern Italian heritage and their own creativity. The independent Italian is offering up gift vouchers which can be used up to 12 months after purchase here…
Randall & Aubin
Continuing to serve the freshest seafood and finest in rotisserie meats, Randall & Aubin has upheld its reputation for their unrivalled seafood in Manchester for years. Treat someone you love (or just yourself) to a lovely bit of lobster here…
Bock Biere Cafe
Everyone’s favourite European café who are serving the best of a lowlands inspired menu also offer gift vouchers. The ideal gift for a beer and sharing-board lover!