My reading list

Your reading list is empty! Add articles and start reading now.


A round up of heavenly Easter offers to tempt you out this Bank Holiday. Because we can't survive on eating chocolate eggs all weekend. 

The Townhouse Chester

Indulge in a delightful afternoon tea for two, including a glass of fizz for £30.00.

Call to book on 01244 567300 and quote: The Cheshire Magazine.


Opera Grill, Chester

Treat yourself to a delicious bite at Opera Grill with their freshly prepared sandwich selection.  

Choose from Fillet Steak, Isle of Man Crab, Club House, Mrs Kirkham’s Smoked Lancashire Cheese, Salt Beef and Kiln Smoked Salmon.

Served on rye, Guinness or gluten free bread.

Available Monday to Saturday, 12-6pm. Prices from £7.50.

Plus, don't miss the new Champagne & Cocktail Club, launching this Thursday, March 29, join for free at Opera Grill or at www.club/individual.co.uk

Head Sommelier and Champagne expert, Dario Barbato,has visited the heart of the Champagne region to find the finest bottlings from the Récoltant Manipulant (Grower-Producers) unavailable anywhere else in England and, what’s more, made accessible for Club Individual members at £6, £7 and £8 a glass and £35, £40 and £45 a bottle.

Sit back and sip a selection of iconic, classic cocktails from Dick Bradsell’s Bramble and the Mojito, right through to modern mixed drinks including the Gin & Pear It and The Perils of Penelope Pitstop, all £6 each.  


The Ice Cream Farm, Cheshire

The Ice Cream Farm have a special free Easter egg hunt on this weekend and have just re-launched their crème egg ice cream alongside a new take on their cult Bubblegum ice cream… Pink Bubblegum. Now a permanent fixture in The Parlour, Pink Bubblegum is also available in tubs to enjoy at home.

Over the Easter weekend, families can take part in the very first ‘Golden Ticket Hunt’, with hundreds of prizes up for grabs. Golden tickets have been hidden around 15 locations at The Farm. One ticket can be redeemed per person at The Impulse Emporium, where the lucky winner will receive a prize.


Grafene, Manchester

Ben Mounsey’s menu is brimming with unexpected culinary twists and turns. Many of his reimagined traditional dishes offering a unique and often surprising take on creative British fine dining – and Easter is no exception.

Exclusively over the Easter weekend, Grafene bar and restaurant is offering a complimentary dessert treat for customers who dine from their British fine dining Dinner Menu5 and 7 To Taste menus, the lunch time and early evening British Tapas selection.

With the British Tapas menu served in under an hour, it’s fine quality food that’s perfect for busy bank holiday shoppers and pre-theatre dining, plus on Easter Sunday the tapas includes a delicious Baby Sunday Roast.  The dinner menu is a more leisurely affair of three courses with Grafene signature bread, and if you opt for the 7 to Taste – simply sit back and savour every mouthful in this three-hour British dining masterclass.


Piste Wine Bar, Sandbach

Enjoy live music all weekend plus Easter Egg cocktails at Piste Wine Bar for £7 each. 

Indulge in a delicious dinner from the tempting menu, including roast breast of duck, pan fried seabass and seven hour braised beef. 


Great John Street Hotel

Indulge in an Easter Afternoon Tea at Great John Street from Monday 19th March to Sunday 15th April

Two Afternoon Teas for £30 | Two Champagne Afternoon Teas for £45

They've reinvented Afternoon Tea for the sweet season with delights including Smoked Salmon Mini Bagels, delicate finger sandwiches of Lancashire cheese with tomato chutney, chicken & chive mayonnaise and cucumber & mint Crème Fraiche.

Save some space for their lemon macarons chocolate mousse nests (served in a shot glass) and delicious carrot cake. 

If a hearty Gentleman’s Afternoon Tea is more your thing, savour the delights of a totally Eclectic mix of a mini beef burger, vegetable spring roll, chicken and leek pie, scotch egg and piccalilli, cheese board and chutneys plus Eccles cakes for an Easter touch. Delightful!


King Street Townhouse

Enjoy the new Spring cocktail menu at King Street Townhouse which includes the King Street Rose - their signature cocktail plus delicious dessert inspired Cherry Bakewell and Strawberry Cheesecake cocktails. 


The Pied Bull, Chester

The Pied Bull Chester have a stunning new restaurant, beautifully decorated & perfectly compliments their delicious daily menu.

Enjoy Easter Sunday with a Traditional 'delecta-bull' Sunday Roast Served from Midday for £12.95

Relax and unwind in their charming beer terrace, the perfect secluded sun trap - one of Chester's hidden gems.


Don Giovanni

Enjoy 2-4-1 cocktails at Don Giovanni this Sunday on all classic cocktails and gin & tonics.

7pm until close, 7 days a week.


Cibo, Manchester

Cibo are offering 50% off food offer on bank holiday Monday, the perfect way to wind down after the weekend.

Take 50% off your food bill when you book online for a maximum party of 4 people dining from the a la carte menu.

Cloud 23, Manchester

Spring has officially sprung up in the clouds. Enjoy all the delights of Easter with an extra chocolatey afternoon tea and limited edition cocktails.

Cloud 23 combines all of your favourite chocolate treats in a delicious Easter menu, including mocktails and an Easter egg hunt for kids too.

Afternoon tea will include baked chocolate and hazelnut tarts, crunchy nests with mini eggs, brownies and cream, and chocolate chip scones with jam and cream.

These will be served alongside savoury bites including a carrot and coriander wrap, hand-made Scotch egg and cress, salmon pate with tarragon and chives on brown bread, and a chicken and mayo salad wrap.

You can book this delightful treat for £25 from Friday 30th March to Sunday 8st April.

Hilton Manchester Deansgate will be hiding golden eggs around the city with special treats and prizes hidden inside.


Happy Easter!