Tag: Living Ventures

REVIEW: ALCHEMIST MEDIACITY, MANCHESTER

REVIEW: ALCHEMIST MEDIACITY, MANCHESTER

Storm Brian was due to make an appearance in all his hail and thunderstorm glory. It was a questionable time to leave the cosy confines of my 23°C flat and I therefore had to have a gooood reason to be venturing outdoors. Imperative reasons to leave said flat include fleeing from lost arachnid / lost bee / lost mosquito /…

MULTI-RESTAURANT DINNER & PARTY RAISES £527,000+ FOR TIM BACON FOUNDATION

MULTI-RESTAURANT DINNER & PARTY RAISES £527,000+ FOR TIM BACON FOUNDATION

Singing sensation Beverley Knight wowed a star-studded crowd at The Albert Hall last night following Manchester’s first city-wide banquet, which raised over £527,000 for the Tim Bacon Foundation. Bacon, who passed away last year after a long battle with cancer, founded the Living Ventures empire along with current CEO Jeremy Roberts and is credited with transforming Manchester’s now thriving restaurant and bar scene. It…

TIM BACON FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES THURSDAY 21 SEPTEMBER FOR MULTI RESTAURANT CHARITY DINNER & #DREAMTHEIMPOSSIBLE PARTY

TIM BACON FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES THURSDAY 21 SEPTEMBER FOR MULTI RESTAURANT CHARITY DINNER & #DREAMTHEIMPOSSIBLE PARTY

Manchester’s first ever city-wide banquet will aim to raise half a million pounds in just one night in memory of restaurant entrepreneur Tim Bacon.  Co-founder of the Living Ventures Restaurant empire, he is credited with transforming Manchester’s dining scene but passed away in 2016. Today, his business partner Jeremy Roberts announced a groundbreaking event dubbed “Dream the Impossible”, which will take…

MANCHESTER FAVOURITES, GRILL ON THE ALLEY & GRILL ON NEW YORK STREET CELEBRATE OVER 10 YEARS IN MANCHESTER WITH FRESH NEW MENU

MANCHESTER FAVOURITES, GRILL ON THE ALLEY & GRILL ON NEW YORK STREET CELEBRATE OVER 10 YEARS IN MANCHESTER WITH FRESH NEW MENU

Grill on the Alley and Grill on New York Street which are part of the Living Ventures owned Blackhouse restaurants, will celebrate over 10 years as two of Manchester’s favourite restaurants with an interior re-fresh and the launch of a great new food and drink menu. Grill on the Alley will close on Monday 3rd April and reopen on Sunday…

Uncovering the Exotic Mysteries of Grand Pacific

Uncovering the Exotic Mysteries of Grand Pacific

Opening on 17 March 2017, Grand Pacific by Living Ventures is a colonial styled bar and restaurant at the top of King Street, in the renowned Grade II listed Manchester Reform Club building.  Grand Pacific will lure Manchester with its enticing atmosphere and all day, until late into the night, offer. The 120 cover restaurant and bar at Grand Pacific offers informal dining at lunchtime through to the evening, blending flavours from exotic places with…

The Tim Bacon Foundation Launches

The Tim Bacon Foundation Launches

A new charitable foundation has been established in the name of the late Tim Bacon, restaurateur and founder of Living Ventures.  It is to recognise his achievements and continue his legacy, echoing his legendary generosity of spirit. The Tim Bacon Foundation will support charities in the fight against cancer in all its painful and hurtful guises. Sadly Tim lost his…

Restaurant review: Gusto, Manchester

Restaurant review: Gusto, Manchester

*All food and drink complimentary* Don’t you wish time machines existed? I’ve always been entranced by the roaring 20s (if I could just sip a Bellini with F. Scott Fitzgerald that would be grand). Luckily, I had a review planned at Gusto on Deansgate, Manchester where I could happily indulge literary fantasies. The building itself is a stunning character in…