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Joshua Brooks

Joshua Brooks (106 Princess Street, Manchester) – this nightspot has been in business for over 25 years, and had played host to the Chemical Brothers’ first residency in Manchester. Over the years, this nightspot has welcomed some of the biggest names in the world’s house & techno to the cozy confines of its bare brick […]

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FAC251

FAC251 – Factory Manchester (118 Princess Street, Manchester) – this nightspot is located in the heart of Manchester city center – at the student heartland of the city’s universities. The music played there ranges from drum n’ bass to indie, as well as EDM (electronic dance music). This club tends to book upcoming DJs and […]

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Espionaje

Espionage (4, India Buildings, Victoria Street, Edinburgh) — Espionage is a labyrinth in the heart of Edinburgh city, at the edge of the Grassmarket, under the shadow of the castle. Spread over five floors, its range of bars, dancefloors and secret spaces make Espionage a top-notch venue for every night and mood. The DJs there […]

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Concorde 2

Concorde 2 (286A Madeira Drive, Brighton, East Sussex) – for those visiting the beach town of Brighton on England’s southern coast, this is a worthy venue to visit, especially for those open for musical entertainment from the 80s and other musical periods (from the 60s to the present). Acts ranging from 80s rock band Killing […]

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Cabaret Voltaire

Cabaret Voltaire (36-38 Blair Street, Edinburgh) – this underground-level venue hosts indie rock performances (during different evenings of the week). Otherwise, a dance floor is made available for DJ-driven dance music. The club’s name is a nod to the 80s New Wave band of the same name.

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Brighton Centre

Brighton Centre (Kings Road, Brighton) – this venue at Brighton Beach area is a concert hall and conference center, with capacity for 4,500 spectators (the largest of its kind in southern England) that books a variety of rock, pop and other musical acts. Recent acts booked there include Squeeze, Heaven 17, Alice Cooper, A-Ha, Dido, […]

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The Witchery by the Castle

The Witchery by the Castle (Castlehill, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh) – this restaurant has developed a world-wide reputation for its exceptional dining experience, showcasing the very best of Scotland’s produce in the most magical of settings. Now in its fourth decade, the Witchery is a Scottish dining landmark, much loved by loyal locals, its celebrity […]

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The Stockbridge Restaurant

The Stockbridge Restaurant (54 St. Stephen Street, Edinbergh) — this restaurant is beautifully decorated with fresh flowers and fairy lights, quality linen and heavy silver cutlery. The food is exceptional, using fresh seasonal produce, locally sourced, with a highlight being local fish and game. Dishes served here include: Corn fed Chicken breast with dauphinoise potatoes, wild […]

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The French

The French (The Midland Hotel, Peter Street, Manchester) — behind a curtained entrance in the lobby of The Midland hotel is this upscale restaurant with much pizzazz. The Grade-II listed dining room is a statement unto itself, with soaring ceilings, elaborate cornicing and dazzling chandeliers. Background music ranging from The Kinks to Pulp gives diners a relaxed […]

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Teacup Kitchen

Teacup Kitchen (53-55 Thomas Street, Manchester) – this is an award-winning restaurant located in the heart of Manchester’s northern quarter. Tea is their favorite item and they pride themselves on their collection; from looseleaf and whole flower to bagged blends, they know what it takes to make the perfect pot, and they’re all about making […]