Monday, July 22, 2019

New Restaurants & Old Favourites to open in Hale Village? Read on…..

Hale Village at Night
We have some exciting news on the Hale restaurant & bar scene. After what seems like a bleak 6 months for the once thriving Hale Drinking and Dining scene, with many former favourites closing down, we've finally got some exciting news. All stories below are from respected local sources, however, we’ve reached out to various people and organisations for confirmation on...

Hickory’s Smokehouse Team Say It’s ‘Early Day’s For The Proposed New Restaurant.

Hickory's Hale
The team behind Hickory’s Smokehouse have issued a statement in relation to their proposed new restaurant in Hale. Stressing that the process is still in the ‘very early stages’, founder Neil McDonnell explained that the application was still with the planning department at Trafford Council. ‘Hale has always been on our ‘wish-list’ of locations’, commented Neil. ‘It’s such a beautiful village...

2018 National Toast Day Celebrations – Altrincham Market – 22nd Feb

National Toast Day
Pop-up to New Market Square, Altrincham Market, on Thursday 22 February and help multi-award-winning artisan baker Aidan Monks from Lovingly Artisan and the foodie gang, including the likes of Tender Cow, Wolfhouse Kitchen, Market House Café, Little Window and Nationale7 celebrate National Toast Day 2018.

The King George Hale Refurbishment – James Dodd Interview

The King George Hale James Dodd & John Th Chef
James and John The King George Hale - James Dodd Interview The King George sits on Moss Lane near the football ground in Hale and has had a long and varied history. Back in the 70s it was known as The Moss and has long been a venue for visiting football fans from across the North West. Large and spacious it...

Altrincham Gets Its First Microbrewery At The Con Club

Altrincham First Microbrewery
A brand new microbrewery is opening in Altrincham and it’s called Federation. The brewery shares its home with new bar and restaurant, The Con Club, in the former Working Men’s Conservative Club on Greenwood Street. It will be the town centre’s first microbrewery. The brewery has been named Federation after the brewery that used to provide beers for the country’s Working...

Nando’s Comes To Altrincham We Take a Look Inside!

Nando's Altrincham Outside
So it's been widely reported that Nando's has finally submitted its plans for a new restaurant in Altrincham on the site of the old McDonalds. And about time! As you know we have run a few surveys over the years, the first going as far back as 2013 We asked the good people of Altrincham what they would most like...

A Monday Visit to The Con Club Altrincham

Con Club Altrincham sushi
Finding ourselves at a loose end in Altrincham this lunchtime we decided to have a bite to eat in the centre of town. After checking out one or two places and seeing that the market was closed we ended up at the Con Club on Greenwood Street. Monday is not a great day for anyone but there were quite...

Our Campaign To Get Nando’s in Altrincham Finally Wins Through

Back in early 2015 we ran a poll on our Facebook page asking the good people of Altrincham what they would like to see in Altrincham. Apart from the obvious landlord bashing, suggestions like Jack Wills, Primark, ahem..Spudulike and the return of Stanley's Market!, the overriding winner was Nando's! On January 4th 2015 we wrote to Nando's themselves as well...

Fireworks Altrincham Opens It’s Doors To A Family In Distress

Fireworks Altrincham
It's not often that we read about stories of pure altruism these days. Most people are far too busy with their lives to help out in a situation that demands time and compassion. We have been contacted by H&A reader Charmaine Hughes who took her children to the cinema this morning. When the film was over Charmaine decided to take...

Ian Carr Takes Over at Chez Nous Bistro Sale

We don't often report on restaurants outside of the area but Chez Nous is an exception. Sitting just over the border in Sale on Marsland Rd, (just down from the Little B), this stylish eaterie is run by Head Chef and Patron Ian Carr who has lived in Altrincham his whole life. H&A caught up with Ian on a busy Saturday...