Marriott drops plan for Moxy Hotel in Liverpool


PLANS for a Moxy Hotel in Liverpool city centre have been cancelled because of “issues acquiring the land”. Last year, Marriott International announced that it had teamed up with Inter Hospitality, a division of flat-pack furniture retailer Ikea, to open 150 budget hotels under the Moxy brand across Europe within ten years. This March, More...

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Cranleigh Boutique
By Our Reporter On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Cranleigh Boutique awards Ultimate Prize

THE Cranleigh Boutique in Bowness-on-Windermere has awarded what it claims is the biggest prize ever given away by a hotel in the UK. Last June, the hotel launched the Ultimate Prize on its Facebook page with the More...

May and Jiam
By Our Reporter On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Chilli Banana launches Thai cookbook

THAI restaurant Chilli Banana in Wilmslow has published a cookbook featuring more than 50 recipes ranging from simple street food to up-market Bangkok cuisine. It has been written by May Wakefield, who runs Chilli More...

Andrew Nutter
By Our Reporter On Monday, December 8th, 2014

Andrew Nutter plans ‘great dining’ pub in Birtle

ROCHDALE chef Andrew Nutter is planning to open a gastropub, it is revealed in the Manchester Evening News. He has taken over the Bird I’th Hand pub on Rochdale Road in Birtle with plans to turn it into a destination More...

Conor O'Donavan
By Our Reporter On Monday, December 8th, 2014

New grill restaurant opens at Sefton Park Hotel

SEFTON Park Hotel in South Liverpool is opening a new bar and grill restaurant with an Irish theme. O’Connor’s offers a range of meat and fish dishes straight from the flame grill, including steaks, More...

Blue Tiffin
By Our Reporter On Friday, December 5th, 2014

Blue Tiffin in Oldham a ‘Curry Oscar’ winner

OLDHAM’S Blue Tiffin restaurant has been named Best In North West in the tenth Annual Curry Awards. The event, dubbed the ‘Curry Oscars’ by Prime Minister David Cameron, celebrates excellence in curry More...

Brian Mellor
By Our Reporter On Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Harthill wins Best Small Cookery School 2014

MASTER Chef of Great Britain Brian Mellor’s Harthill Cookery School in Tattenhall, Chester, has been named Best Small Cookery School 2014 at this year’s British Cookery School Awards. The awards recognise the More...

Northcote catey
By Our Reporter On Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Northcote picks up Catey for restaurant team

RIBBLE Valley hotel and Michelin-starred restaurant Northcote is closing the year with yet another accolade – The Hotel Restaurant Team Of The Year award at the Hotel Cateys 2014. Now in their eighth year, More...

By Our Reporter On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Liverpool gets a taste for dining pinchos style

LIVERPOOL has got its first pinchos restaurant with the opening of Roja Pinchos in the city centre. The venue follows the casual dining style of Yo! Sushi and other similar outlets by allowing diners to take their More...

secret diners
By Our Reporter On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Pop-up challenge for Secret Diners Club chefs

LIVERPOOL’S Secret Diners Club, founded by chefs Michael Harrison and Daniel Heffy, has hosted its largest event yet – and faced its biggest challenge! It was the the first time the event has been held More...

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