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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Farmers Market
“Excellent food, wine, cheese, art and jewellery market where you can buy from local suppliers. Eat lunch, or sip wine and have a browse before grabbing dinner at one of the nearby restaurants.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Establishment
“If you're inspired by the Winter Olympics and don't mind the cold you can skate away to your heart's content in our local ice rink!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Establishment
“There are several food places to choose from and a central seating area. Fab food and drink on a Friday night or during the day.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“The rustic Italian food is delicious. Personal favourite is the Ragu.. Extremely popular and you need to book at least a week in advance but well worth the wait! There is also a sister restaurant now open in the Ancoats area of Central Manchester which is larger.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Cinema
“multi-screen cinema 10 mins drive away with own car park showing all latest releases.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Excellent steaks and sea food. Fabulous building Craft beers Lovely upstairs terrace ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Syrian and Lebanese food . Wonderful fresh salads and the best lamb chops ever . Licensed but BYO option. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“Owned by my friend Barry. Great food, great drinks selection and a relaxed, friendly atmos.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“bar of Dunham Brewing in Goose Green Altrincham just a short walk from the Metro station”
  • 3 locals recommend
Route
“There is a good selection of bars for live music and cocktails in a small pedestrian square behind the new Altrincham hospital, called Goose Green. The area tends to get busy late at night, as many of the bars stay open until the early morning. Goose Green, Altrincham WA14 1DW”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
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“A nice bar with good selection of beers from around Europe, also serve selected home made Pie's that you can have with mash, peas and gravy for under £10.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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Bus Station
“Metro link direct to Manchester City Centre, passing Manchester United football and cricket grounds. Main line station for Manchester city centre and Chester.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Named due to the bar being situated in the old hospital mortuary. Similar to the Belgian Bar, with a large variety of beers from around the world. More tables than the Belgian Bar, although as it’s in the cellar, the air can become a little stuffy 28-32 Greenwood St, Altrincham WA14 1RZ. 07512 969619. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Unique finds and delicious food. Very popular and tables are shared so may need to wait to find a seat. Open TUE - SUN”
  • 2 locals recommend