Are you visiting Manchester on your next business trip? Would you like to know where to go during your downtime? Look no further than this handy guide of where to sleep, eat, visit and meet.
Sleep: Hotel Novotel
Need somewhere comfortable and convenient? Novotel Hotel is in the centre of Manchester, and is well suited for business trips. If you want to have an early meeting, make sure to use one of their large seven meeting rooms as each of them can hold up to 90 people. All of the rooms have wireless internet and satellite, perfect for those urgent late night reports.
Eat: Sapporo Teppanyaki
Do you love Japanese cuisine? Look no further than one of Manchester’s top 10 restaurants. Not only do you get to eat delicious sushi and traditional dishes, you also get to watch the theatrical cooking of talented chefs. The tables circle the chef cooking your meal so you can watch up close and personal. The restaurant faces the old Liverpool Road station and is ideal for meals with your colleagues. If you’re on a budget, Sapporo Teppanyaki offers a lunch time deal of two courses for £9. You can’t go wrong with that kind of deal.
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Visit: Artzu Gallery
Artzu is one of the most progressive art galleries in the UK. An independent, it showcases the very best talent from little known and well-known artists. Rated 4.6/5 on Google Reviews, this art gallery is at the top of its form, and is a true pioneer in the future of art and creative thoughts. Think of The Tate Modern, with less pretension. If you’re putting together a celebration evening at the end of your trip to Manchester, make sure to hire their gallery space as a venue. If you pair it with a champagne reception and hors d’oeuvres, you’ll create a business trip well worth remembering. You could even pick up some art work for your office!
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Meet: Teacup on Thomas Street
Are you fed up of stuffy meetings in board rooms? Perhaps you need to mix it up and visit the best café Manchester has to offer. Located on Thomas Street in the Northern Quarter of Manchester, Teacup is the place to be for hip young professionals. The counter is filled with huge cake wedges, teapots and fine tea and wine. It’s even open in the evening! Find out more by clicking here.
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