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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.

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.

Late Night After Party

Late Night After Party

Attention 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!!

Special Offers

50% off at Wood

50% off your food bill Tuesday - Friday. Excludes 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

Submit a Special Offer

8,000 NRB visitors get to choose from a whole host of food and drink offers across the city during the exhibition. If you'd like to submit a food and drink offer for consideration please complete this form:

Sponsors & Partners

Food Porn Awards 2018

Action Against Hunger

Hospitality Action

City Life

The Caterer

Double Dutch Drinks

The Midland Manchester