Sunday Funday

Sunday Best

The Refuge from’s ‘Top 10 – Sunday Best’

We ALL love a Sunday Funday… lunches, brunches and a few drinky poos? Go on then!

MCRhookup have gathered our ‘Sunday Best’ from all over the show including (deep breath) Altrincham & Hale , Ancoats , Bury & Ramsbottom , Chorlton , City Centre , Didsbury , Knutsford , Monton & Worsley , Northern Quarter , Prestwich , Stockport and Urmston.

It’s amazing to see so much quality on display across Greater Manchester. We’ve kept the words to a minimum and let the pictures do the talking… hopefully you’ll be salivating suitably, starving hungry and half way to try something new after this! Check out what’s what and where this Sunday…


Altrincham Market – 26 Market St, Altrincham, Manchester WA14 1PF

Market and permanent food venue selling high quality produce made, grown, sourced or owned by people in the north west of England.

Victors – 169 Ashley Rd, Hale, Altrincham, Manchester WA15 9SD

Enjoy an “American execution of international cuisine with flavours and ingredients determined by the East Coasts’ diverse Gastronomic experience with a distinct European flourish.” …whatever that means?! It’s good though.

FOX – The Square, Hale Road, Hale Barns, Altrincham, Manchester WA15 8ZN

A concept based on the beauty of ‘Wood-fired’ cooking techniques… taking you back to an ideal of serving amazing products simply and well from an energetic open kitchen.


Mackie Mayor – 1 Eagle St, Manchester M4 5BU

An 1858 Grade II listed market building, on the edge of the NQ. Including some smashers such as Honest Crust, Fin Fish Bar, Tender Cow, Nationale 7, Reserve Wines & Blackjack Brewery.

Pollen – Cotton Field Wharf, New Islington, Manchester (Coming Soon)

Pollen Bakery is a Sourdough & Viennoiserie bakery born from a love of great food, fermentation & flavour.

The Marble Arch Inn – 73 Rochdale Rd, Manchester M4 4HY

Manchester Food & Drink Festival pub of the year 2017. This stunning listed pub is the place to drink the freshest Marble beers accompanied by the best in seasonal modern British food.


The Clarence – 2 Silver St, Bury BL9 0EX

Four floors of fun and flavour. Pub & kitchen serving real food, real ale with a craft brewery in the basement!

Levanter – 10 Square St, Ramsbottom, Bury BL0 9AT

Dive into #PaellaSundays – simple Andalusian Menu, perfect for sharing.

The Hungry Duck – 76 Bridge St, Ramsbottom, Bury BL0 9AG

“Fiercely” independent bistro serving top-notch, fresh, seasonal & local produce.


The Parlour –  60 Beech Rd, Chorlton, Manchester M21 9EG

A locally sourced and seasonally changing Menu – this is an award winning pub with superb scran and superb real ale.

The Font – 115-117 Manchester Rd, Chorlton, Manchester M21 9PG

Cocktails, craft beer & craft cider. Crafty.

Bar San Juan – 56 Beech Rd, Chorlton, Manchester M21 9EG

Rustic and just, well, really good Spanish tapas. Roll your sleeves up and enjoy Sunday Funday on the Beech.


Gorilla – 54-56 Whitworth Street, Manchester M1 5WW

One size fits all bar, kitchen, live venue and club space tucked away nicely under the railway tracks on Whitworth Street West.

Mr Thomas’s Chop House – 52 Cross St, Manchester M2 7AR

“Food, fine wines, good beer and great company.” A pub since 1870 and Grade II… this place is a Manchester institution.

Grafene – 6, 55 King Street, Manchester M2 4LQ

A unique British dining experience. All-day Menu including ‘British Tapas’, a seven-course tasting experience & scientifically-inspired cocktails.


VOLTA – 167 Burton Rd, West Didsbury, Manchester M20 2LN

Small plates, deli boards and charcuterie in an intimate bistro bar with a ‘Balearic’ terrace.

Gusto – 756 Wilmslow Rd, Didsbury Village, Manchester M20 2DW

Casual and family friendly, perhaps the best way to bring a beautiful, simple decadence to any occasion.

Proove – 160 Burton Rd, West Didsbury, Manchester M20 1LH

Just two guys who love pizza! Delicious and authentic, woodfired, true Napoli style pizza.


April’s – 37 Regent Street, Knutsford, Cheshire WA16 6GR

Casual dining done elegantly. Breakfast through to dinner expect hearty ingredients with plenty of choice in a well designed and relaxing setting.

Dexter & Jones – Elizabeth House, 10 Princess St, Knutsford, Cheshire WA16 6DD

Over 450 different bottled beers, 6 draft beers and 70 gins individually selected from around the world.

Brasserie Blanc – Royal George Building, Regent Street, Knutsford, Cheshire WA16 6GR

Not just fancy French food… expect fresh, local, sustainable & seasonal ingredients on Mr Raymond Blanc’s Menu.


Maltdog – 69 Monton Rd, Eccles, Salford M30 9GS

A cosy specialist real ale and craft beer bar. These lot are are passionate about beers and the brewers behind them.

Playfoots – 175 Monton Road, Monton, Salford M30 9GS

Cafe and bar open all day offering a wide range from breakfasts to beers.

George’s – 17-21 Barton Rd, Worsley, Manchester M28 2PD

Owned by Ryan Giggs, this dining room & bar offers a great British menu set in a magnificent building within Worsley village. Oh aye.


Evelyn’s –  G18 Tib St, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1NB

Straightforward, simple, neighbourhood dining – brunch through dinner.

Common – 39-41 Edge St, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1HW

NQ stalwart bar, eatery, coffee spot & bakery since 2004. Beautiful inside and out.

FRESS – 62 Oldham St, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1LE

Independently owned, sophisticated yet relaxed cafe and brasserie. Expect homemade fresh seasonal foods for breakfast, lunch and dinner.


All The Shapes – 8 Warwick St, Prestwich, Manchester M25 3HN

This “Bar, Café and Gathering Place” is intent on providing a relaxed hangout and neighbourhood vibe.

Basil + Lily – 449A Bury New Rd, Prestwich, Manchester M25 1AF

On a mission to find and supply Prestwich with the best and most authentic products from Italy. Expect familiar food and fine wines as well as some you have never heard of from small, independent vineyards from across every region.

Cuckoo – 395-397 Bury New Rd, Prestwich, Manchester M25 1AW

Neighbourhood coffee house, bar & eatery. Simples.


Heaton Hops – 7 School Ln, Stockport, Manchester SK4 5DE

An award Winning specialist beer shop and tap house with beers to drink in and take away.

Roost – 115 Heaton Moor Rd, Stockport, Manchester SK4 4HY

All about quality produce in a fresh, relaxed contemporary setting. Rotisserie chicken, wood fired pizza, tasty sides to accompany and delicious homemade desserts to finish.

Robinsons Brewery Tour – Apsley St, Stockport, Manchester SK1 1JJ

Based in the heart of Stockport for almost two centuries, ‘Robinsons’ is one of oldest and most respected names in British brewing history. A proud family of independent brewers, Robinsons is one of the most advanced and sophisticated breweries in the UK, with a worldwide reputation for real ale.


The Assembly – 31 Station Rd, Urmston, Manchester M41 9JG

A beerhouse with a focus on the best and freshest craft beers they can lay their hands on. Built around a rotating line up of draft beers across 8 keg lines which feature some of the finest breweries from the UK, Europe and beyond.

Get Chucked – 40 Flixton Rd, Urmston, Manchester M41 5AA

‘That burger and BBQ joint’

The Surgery – 1 Primrose Ave, Urmston, Manchester M41 0TY

Specialising in Authentic Wood-Fired Pizza, Steak on a Stone and Burgers along with a wide selection of Cocktails.

In case you missed it READ: ‘Top 10 – Sunday Best’’s Top 5 Roasts and our Top 5 Brunch best bets!

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