Author: Holly Benning

Las Iguanas | Restaurant Relaunch Review

Las Iguanas is celebrating ten years in Liverpool with a sparkling new look and menu this October. Guests will find new splashes of vibrant sunshine colour, improved bar areas for enjoying those famous Happy Hour cocktails, and a revamped piazza; the perfect spot to take a break from Christmas shopping at Liverpool ONE and watch the world go by overlooking Chavasse Park!                               Upon entrance to the restaurant, Holly and I were greeted by the friendly front of house staff, who firstly directed us to meet...

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Punch Tarmey’s Liverpool

The launch of Punch Tarmey’s Liverpool leads the way for themed pubs inside the famous Cains Brewery on Stanhope Street, Baltic Triangle. A newbie on the food and drink scene since the launch in August, the live sport, warm family-friendly atmosphere and thriving night life makes for an exciting and promising bar for all. They will also be hosting brewery tours. Located at Cains Brewery Company, the Punch Tarmey’s can host an impressive number of guests, up to a thousand, in their unique 15,000 sq ft space. The Irish inspired venture by Mikhail Leisure celebrates the very best of Irish...

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WATCH: Universities Minister Challenged on Student Issues

Sam Gyimah – Conservative MP for East Surrey and Minister of State for Universities – visited the Guild yesterday for a Q&A to take questions from Liverpool students. Some of the topics covered were Brexit, mental health, tuition fees, rent, free speech and politics on campus. We followed Sam Gyimah on the way to his next stop opening the Materials Innovation Factory, pressing him further on a few of these issues: The full Q&A can be viewed via the Guild’s Facebook page. Photography: Holly Benning and Danny Rigg Video: Danny...

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Bongo’s Bingo Sunday Brunch | Review

Be prepared for an absolute bonkers afternoon of fun. We arrived at Camp and Furnace at 12:30pm on a Sunday to a crowd of students, hen parties, birthday parties… everyone you can imagine. We were given our wrist bands, bongo’s bingo game card and a special raffle ticket which we were told to keep hold of until the end of the event. One free hour of prosecco was more than happily welcomed by three smiling writers as the waiting staff came around to top up our glasses. The giant fluffy clouds suspending from the ceiling and fairy lights hanging...

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Two of Liverpool’s Restaurants have made it in the UK’s Top 100

Liverpool’s food and drink scene has been growing in recent years with an increased focus on veggie and vegan foods, more authentic and local restaurants as well as lots of modern quirky bars. The city has become a foodie’s idea of heaven with top restaurants popping up all over the city. The Times released its Top 100 restaurants in the UK this week and two of Liverpool’s most popular restaurants have found their way onto the competitive list. Wreckfish Bistro located on Slater Street only opened a year ago making it a newbie on the cuisine scene. The Wreckfish...

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