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What To Do on Salford's Chapel Street

Have you heard the news? Chapel Street is here, and it has a new lease on life.

Take a chance on this up-and-coming area, with a day exploring everything it has to offer…

Travel

Grab one of the regular trains from Piccadilly to Salford Central for just £2.20, or stretch your legs and take a short thirty-minute walk; spot some of the Bees in the City on the way!

Find out more at nationalrail.co.uk

Eat

Vero Moderno

Bored of the same old Italian-style offerings? Seek out Italian dining with a difference at Chapel Street’s contemporary new restaurant, Vero Moderno. Owner Beppe has a passion for fresh and authentic produce, and this dedication is reflected in the dishes on offer. With friendly staff and a welcoming atmosphere, this is the perfect place for a lunch stop or to relax for an evening. Venture out of your comfort zone with the unique menu; there’s not a bolognese in sight!

Find out more at veromoderno.co.uk

GK Gallery and Tea Room

Combine one-part incredible homemade cakes with one-part incredible local artwork and you have the recipe for GK Gallery and Tea Room. This family-run café not only offers various sweet treats and speciality teas but also exhibits art by emerging artists, focused especially on Salford and Manchester University graduates. With both indoor and outdoor seating available, this is a perfect haven for a mid-morning coffee break.

Find out more at gkgallery.co.uk

Drink

Chapel Street Ale Trail

Grab a group of friends and download the Chapel Street Ale tour booklet for a self-led tour around the most well-loved drinking establishments in the area. Packed full of history about the locations, as well as contact details and easy-to-follow directions, this leaflet lets you feel like a Chapel Street local, whilst allowing you to explore authentic alehouses away from the overcrowded bars in the city centre.

Find out more at visitsalford.info

Do

Escape Room Manchester

Take the kids, the in-laws, or the office, and put your brains to the test at Escape Room Manchester. With various rooms and levels available, you’ll need to work as a team to solve the clues and escape the room before your time runs out. Will you manage it alone, or will you have to persuade the staff to give you a hint? Bring a team of 2-6 people and get cracking!

Find out more at theescaperoom.co.uk

Film Nights at Sacred Trinity Church

 Fancy a film night with a difference? Pop down to the Sacred Trinity Church on the second Thursday of each month for a free film screening followed by a discussion of the film. Anybody is welcome at these events, and you are encouraged to bring your own refreshments or visit the Traidcraft Stall for drinks and snacks. The location itself is beautiful, and regularly hosts gigs and art exhibitions; a far cry from your local cinema!

Find out more at sacredtrinity.org.uk

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