Local lad Andrew Green introduces a bit of northern soul to popular British plates in his restaurant at the Hotel Indigo, right next door to Manchester’s Victoria station. The menu offers a creative mélange of classic dishes, served up in a funky setting. Pick one of the intimate leather booths, where the kitchen viewpoint brings theatre to the experience, and start with the excellent onion soup: a delicate lamb broth, topped off with a Lancashire cheese croute. Follow that up with the star attraction – Lancashire beef, which is aged for 28 days in a Himalayan salt chamber.

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