Winter in Spinningfields

Ian Jones, Food and Drink Editor

Spinningfields has grown into one of Manchester’s standout districts in recent years. It’s great to wander around in, thanks to its relaxed, safe atmosphere, plus it’s jam-packed with some of the city’s very best bars, restaurants and places to hang out. And this winter it has outdone itself. You’ll find a host of free-to-attend events dotted around the streets and plazas this winter, including dance performances and family-friendly bits and bobs, plus some of the best food and drink options in Manchester.

We’ve put together a guide covering the lot, including some of the best January deals, whether that’s restaurant deals to get through the cold early weeks of 2023, or vegan offerings for everyone looking to live more ethically, all the way up to Valentine’s Day so you can woo your boo in Manchester’s most appealing and modern district.

Our top picks

Winter Entertainment in Spinningfields

Spinningfields is putting on a host of fun-time destination events this winter. Keep an eye out for one of the many dance performances, plus meet and greets, elves, a snow machine (if the Manchester frost isn’t enough for you), and plenty more family-friendly things to do. The Oast House is putting on a rip-roaring show for New Year’s Eve, featuring the one and only Madchester stalwart, Clint Boon; plus you’ll find cake-making classes at Hey Little Cupcake and wine-oke sessions at Spinningfields’ newest venue, Provence.

January Offers in Spinningfields

Christmas might be done and dusted but that doesn’t mean we’re going to hibernate until spring – there are plenty of exciting things to do in and around Manchester, especially in Spinningfields. Even better, the food and drink world has its own equivalent of the January sales, only here you don’t have to queue up for hours to return some socks, it’s all about eating and drinking well, while taking advantage of all the deals out there to lighten the load on your pocket.

January Offers in Spinningfields

Vegan Food in Spinningfields

From fine dining restaurants to more casual establishments, Spinningfields restaurants have a huge array of exceptional quality vegan cuisine.

Valentine’s Day in Spinningfields

Instead of reduced chocolates and wilted flowers from the all-night garage, why not step things up a gear this year? We’ve got a great selection of ideas and suggestions for eating out in Spinningfields that’ll make the big day even more special for you and your beau.