Previously famed for housing the funky food and bar collective, B.Eat Street, Deansgate Mews’ hidden terrace is a buzzing hub of versatile entertainment.
The quaint terrace at Great Northern has become a must visit for flavoursome food, breath taking leisure activities, and first class acting training.
Tucked away behind the hustle and bustle of Deansgate, the Mews offers serenity in the city and an endless list of cultural experiences that will keep you coming back for more.
Intrigued? Here’s everything you need to know about the Manchester hotspot.
1 SUCCESS STORIES AT MORELLO CHERRY
Boasting a few familiar faces from shows such as Hollyoaks, Ackley Bridge and various CBBC shows; Morello Cherry acting classes help foster confidence and positivity in actors of all ages and abilities. With a number of workshops to explore, the classes encourage students to reach their full potential and prepare them for the world of professional acting or public speaking.
2 SIAM SMILES OWNER AND CHEF TAUGHT HERSELF TO COOK & HAS RECEIVED SOME OUTSTANDING REVIEWS
Lallalin Mahasrabphaisal, known to customers as May, taught herself everything she knows from tutorials on YouTube – the online video channel is even making a film about the chef. The Thai café has also been described as “the most exciting thing to happen to Manchester since the Hacienda”, so why not pop down and see what everyone is raving about?
3 THE BEST POLISH CUISINE IN MANCHESTER
Offering Polish food with a twist, this little restaurant packs big taste and has recently been shortlisted for a Manchester Food and Drink Festival Award. With an exciting and fresh new menu released twice a week, there’s always a new dish to try at Platzki. In fact, the Polish restaurant also holds unique experiences every Friday – from Polish tapas to vodka tasting, this restaurant has it all.
4 VIRTUALLY THE MOST EXCITING PLACE TO BE IN MANCHESTER
Bringing a futuristic buzz to Manchester, Virtual Hideout offers exciting, new room-scale virtual experiences and PC games to immerse yourself in. The hub showcases a range of over 100 out of this world adventures including horror, escape room and sci-fi experiences, and is certain to have something to entertain the whole family.
5 AN AXE-HILLERATING DAY OUT
Planning an action-packed group day out? Then bullseye, you’ve hit the target! Why not put your competitive streak to the test in an urban axe throwing tournament? Head down to Whistle Punks, where coaches oversee a brief training of players and then let the cut throat contest begin. Certainly, an experience to remember, the tournament offers a rip-roaring social activity in an energised and exciting setting.
Mark Schofield, Centre Director for the Great Northern, said: “Deansgate Mews at the Great Northern has always had diversity at its core, and we’re delighted to welcome new and exciting brands to the mix.
“It’s the only place in Manchester you can learn to act, throw an axe, and eat world-class food – what’s not to love?”