CottonmouthMCR Season 6: Ep 4 – The Great Restaurant Debate

26th Jun 2023

CottonmouthMCR is the podcast for Manchester’s city centre business community.

It is a look at the present, and future, of Manchester city centre, talking to the people who are shaping our city.

We’ve published 60+ episodes so far, with a whole range of interviewees.

The podcast is hosted by CityCo and Manchester City Centre BID Chief Exec Vaughan Allen.

New Series: Ep 4 – The Great Restaurant Debate

What are the most influential restaurants in Manchester history?

Thom Hetherington (, Ruth Allan ( and host Vaughan Allen try to pick out the difference between ‘enjoyable’ and ‘influential’. And Hayley Flinn ( guides us through the pre-history of Manchester eateries.

There are a lot of restaurants mentioned. See if you agree with our guests favourites.

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