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- Half-term treats for families at The Great Northern, Manchester - 20 February, 2019
If you’re in Manchester this Valentine’s Day, why not head down to the Great Northern to celebrate in style? Whether you are a couple or just friends, the Great Northern has everything you need for a fun-filled night.
Whistle Punks Axe Throwing is offering the alternative to a lovey-dovey Valentine’s by hosting a Valentine’s Double Bullseye – channel your inner cupid and bring your loved one or friend for a night of fun and laughter. This Bullseye deal starts at £60 per couple for a 90-minute session and includes two drinks and a delicious chocolate axe to devour afterwards.
Not only can you throw axes this Valentine’s Day but can also challenge your lover or pals to a bowling contest at All Star Lanes. Enjoy a competitive game of bowling in the retro setting, a delicious two course meal and a Valentine’s Day ‘Candy Kiss’ cocktail – mixing candy floss, Prosecco and Pinkster gin. This deal starts at £30 per person and is available from the 6-28February.
And for those not lucky in love, head down to Whistle Punks Axe Throwing where for one night only they are running a speed dater event. Pit yourself against your fellow thrill-seekers as you compete to hit the target with your winning throw. This alternative night includes a 90-minute session, two drinks and an epic chocolate axe gift box to share all for £35 per person.
If you fancy treating your other half to a classic sit-down meal, then look no further than Polish restaurant Platzki, who has created a delicious Polish-inspired menu for Valentine’s Day. Enjoy two courses are £26 or three courses are £29. It includes scrumptious roasted pork carpaccio, the finest steak and a tasty cheese board.
Spend Valentine’s evening in the luxury setting of James Martin Restaurant. For £65 per person, enjoy five courses with a complimentary glass of Prosecco, entertainment and a box of chocolates. Continue the Valentine’s Day celebrations into the weekend at James Martin restaurant, who are offering a ‘Loved-up Afternoon Tea’. The traditional afternoon tea includes a complimentary glass of prosecco all for just £19.95 per head.
For an intimate candlelit dinner, head over to Evuna – a Spanish restaurant offering the finest Spanish food and drink from tapas to Seabass, all originating from the central regions in Spain.
Valentine’s Day wouldn’t be Valentine’s Day without chocolate, and Manchester Craft Chocolate Makers Dormouse Chocolates has created the ultimate selection of chocolate treats that will have you drooling at the mouth. The chocolatiers have made some gorgeous heart-shaped treats including an intricate anatomical heart retailing at £8 and a beautiful geometric heart for £6.