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NRB Fringe

About the Official Fringe

Northern Restaurant & Bar is the North's hospitality exhibition. Throughout the week of the show there are a series of official fringe events taking place under the umbrella of the exhibition including Action Against Hunger’s Too Many Critics Dinner at 20 Stories, trade-only after parties at some of the city’s coolest bars and special dining, drinks and hotel special offers only available with an NRB ticket.


50% off at Hawksmoor

50% off food lunch and dinner, available 20 & 21 March with your NRB18 badge. Booking is required.

184-186 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3WB
0161 836 6980

50% off at Wood

50% off your food bill Tues, Weds, Thurs (excludes Theatre Menu and the Tomahawk). Booking essential, quote NRB to claim your discount.

Jack Rosenthal Street, First Street, Manchester, M15 4RA
0161 236 5211

40% off at Black Milk

Get 40% off at Black Milk. Shakes / Cereal / Waffles / Desserts

88 Oldham Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M4 1LF
07599 992 712

40% off at Gusto

NRB18 offers 40% discount on your total food bill all day on Monday 19th, Tuesday 20th and Wednesday 21st March 2018. To validate the offer guests must book through this link. Subject to availability as displayed in the booking interface. For bookings of 6 or more please call the restaurant directly and Quote "NRB18".

Elliott House, 4 Lloyd Street, Off Deansgate, Manchester, M2 5AB
0161 832 2866

40% off & set menu at Grafene

Unique British Tapas - 5 plates for £25 with a glass of wine/beer and 40% off all other menus

Mon 19th -Wed 21st March enjoy incredible food from our celebrated Head Chef Ben Mounsey - Unique British Tapas at lunch or teatime with a glass of wine or beer or any of our dinner menus with 40% discount

55, King Street, Manchester, M2 4LQ
0161 696 9700

50% off food at 1847 Manchester

Enjoy 50% off food from the a la carte menu.

1847 Manchester, Chapel Walks, Manchester, M2 1HN
0161 832 8994 

10% off wine at love + labour

Get 10% off your purchase with an NRB pass or quoting NRB at love + labour.

love + labour, HATCH, Oxford Road, Manchester, M1 7ED
07969 014 301

Enjoy a free cocktail at Thaikhun

Enjoy a free cocktail when ordering a main course at Thaikun. Maximum 4 guests. Must quote 'NRB18' when booking. Available from Monday 19th to Wednesday 21st March 2018. 

Hardman Street, Spinningfields,, Manchester, M3 3HF
0161 819 2065 

25% off food & drink at Black Dog Ballroom NQ 

Show your pass at the bar for 25% off food and drink. T's & C's apply

Basement Affleck's Palace, 37-43 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1JG

0161 839 0664 

Beer + Slice = £5 at Crazy Pedro's NQ

Grab a selected beer and one of our slices of the day for just a fiver by showing your pass at the bar! T's & C's apply

Crazy Pedro's NQ, 1 Short Street, Manchester, M4 1AA

0161 359 3000


On the 21st, the Northern Quarter Private Members Bar tucked below Evelyns will open its doors to NRB ticket holders and will offer 241 Martinis between 5 - 9pm. Quote NRB18

44 Tib St, G18 Smithfield Building, Northern Quarter, Manchester, M4 1NB

0161 8343 303 

50% off at Evelyns

Get 50% off food at Evelyns from 5pm during NRB18. Book online at and present your NRB pass on arrival. Available from the 19th - 22nd of March. 

44 TIB ST. G18 SMITHFIELD BUILDING, Northern quarter , Manchester , M4 1NB

0161 834 3303 

Beer + Shot = £5 at Cane & Grain

Get yourself a selected beer and a shot for £5 by showing your pass! T's & C's apply

Cane & Grain, 49-51 Thomas Street, Manchester, M4 1NA

0161 839 7033 

Tasting Banquet & Wine at Lunya

Tasting Banquet =  Mixed Olives Kikones, Mixed Iberico Meat & Cheese Platter, Catalan tomato bread, Tortilla (Spanish potato omelette), Padrón peppers Calamari in beer batter Albondigas (homemade meatballs), Pollo al Moro (slow cooked chicken in a preserved lemon and Moroccan spiced broth), Patatas Bravas.

Tasting Banquet + Bottle of wine per person  - £29.95

Barton Arcade, Deansgate, Manchester M3 2BB

0161 413 3317

Enjoy Oysters & Champagne at Randall & Aubin

Enjoy a platter of 6 of English Jersey Rock oysters with a glass of Randall & Aubin champagne for £10.50 or get a dozen Irish oysters with 2 glasses of sparkling for £20.

Offer available all day from Tuesday 20th until Wednesday 21st March when showing your NRB badge.

64 Bridge Street, Manchester M3 3BN

0161 711 1007 or

4 Course menu with Complimentary Cocktail at The French

4 Course menu with complimentary cocktail - £45 Book via this link

Adam Reid at The French, The Midland Hotel, Manchester M60 2DS

0161 235 4780

30% off at Cibo

Get 30% off food (a la carte menu only, does not include steaks) for all visitors or exhibitors who show their NRB18 badge at Cibo Manchester

3-11 Liverpool Rd, Manchester M3 4NW

0161 834 9741

Late Night After Party

MOJO ManchesterAttention all Northern Restaurant & Bar Show goers. MOJO is once again hosting the official late night after-party on the 20st March. Make sure you make your way to MOJO after an event filled-day at the show and finish it off right. Get ready for a night of debauchery and damn fine booze.

Go to Facebook event page.

Special Events

Too Many Critics

Too Many Critics

Too Many Critics will return to Manchester on Monday 19 March 2018 with top restaurant critics preparing an exclusive dinner for the North’s finest chefs and restaurateurs at 20 Stories.

Food Porn Awards

Food Porn Awards

The Food Porn Awards™ is a celebration of great looking food from the North's best establishments. The winners will be announced at the exhibition in March.



Starting at 14:00 on Tuesday 20 March CJUK Live will provide insight into the latest hospitality employment trends, allow you to contribute your own ideas and take away key action points to help future-proof your business.

Sponsors & Partners

Action Against Hunger

Hospitality Action

City Life

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