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December 03, 2010

Girls wrap up nice and warm!

Winter has certainly arrived to Manchester and it's getting colder and colder outside. We want to urge all girls to really wrap up nice and warm if you're heading out tonight. We've got a cloakroom available here at Walrus where you can hang your jackets up whilst you party the night away!
(obviously we want all the boys to be nice and warm as well, but since you're not in skirts we hope you'll be fine)

See you all soon!

November 18, 2010

New Years Eve 2010!

It's nearly December and we're fast approaching the new year, it's time to celebrate!

The doors will open at 9pm and the party will last all night long until 3am. Our lovely DJ Sam Du Prez spreads the New Year's party vibe with his eclectic mix of the latest music with the best from the past. With a £10 ticket you will get an indulgent champagne and canape reception on arrival. Or enjoy the night without the nibbles and the fizz, £5 entry tickets are also available.

To get your hand on the golden tickets either contact the bar on 0161 828 8700, walrus@walrusmanchester.com or pick them up at the bar, alternatively you can purchase them online on Skiddle.com.

See you soon!

October 26, 2010

Christmas at Walrus

It's getting colder and colder outside! Time to hide away from the snow, at Walrus we want to welcome you in to our warmth to enjoy a feast from the far east. Here's our menu for this Christmas season. Share it with your friends, family, work colleagues and loved ones!

Book your party now, contact Linn on 01618288700 or by email walrus@walrusmanchester.com

See you soon,


September 02, 2010

The 25 Best Bars in the UK according to ELLE

ELLE magazine has scoured the UK to find the 25 best bars in Britain and guess who they found in Manchester? Yes that's right, Walrus has been named one of the 25 best bars in the UK in the latest October issue!

ELLE is also celebrating it's 25th birthday this month and will give all of it's readers a free cocktail from their favourite of the 25 best bars. Here at Walrus we will give the readers a luscious and refreshing Ice Pop. To get yours cut out the voucher from the magazine and head our way!

See you soon!

July 29, 2010

Food and drink matching competition at Walrus

To prove that the Manchester’s bar and restaurant scene is serious about its food and drink matching we’re going to be hosting a special cold food and drink competition. Whether it’s Gazpacho soup, coconut ice cream or Carpaccio we’re thinking of the summer sun and getting the combinations spot on. So befriend a chef, come down, strut your stuff, show your knowledge and combination skills...


• Drink must contain at least 30 ml of any Havana Club product.

• A maximum of two members per team (one bartender, one chef) but single entrants welcome.

• Two serves to be made in a ten minute time limit.

• Food must be cold and mainly
prepared off site (to fit into the ten
minute time period.) Cold storage
also available on site.

• You will be marked on;
o Taste combination.
o Style.
o Knowledge.
o Presentation

Wednesday, 25th of August 2010. 5pm, arrival drinks. 6pm competition starts.

Everyone and anyone is welcome to enter or join us to watch!
Email adam@walrusmanchester.com to register for the competition.


July 28, 2010

Walrus survey

Hello all! We've nearly been opened for three years now and think it's about time that we find out a bit more about you guys, our lovely guests! Please help us improve Walrus by completing this short survey, it's also a chance to enter a draw to win a meal for two! Not bad eh?
The survey along with the competition will close on 11th August. Many thanks for helping us out with this everyone!


July 12, 2010

Walrus loves Twitter

The digital marketing agency theEword has compiled a report on the success of Manchester's local business' Twitter accounts. Walrus is proud to annouce that we are top on the list of Nightlife accounts, and have been named one of the most influential Twitter accounts in Manchester. Download the report on theEword website here, and don't forget to follow us on Twitter.


July 01, 2010

Love of Siam 3

Join us for an unforgettable night in the name of charity. The successful Love of Siam returns to Walrus for the third time, and this time it’s a late one! Sunday 18th July is the date to pencil in to your calendar. We start off at 9pm and will party all night long until 3am! Tickets are £3 in advance or on the door, all proceedings will go to charity. There will be some cheeky cocktails and canap├ęs served as well as live DJ’s playing all night.

As always, please contact me for any questions walrus@walrusmanchester.com



Loyalty lunch card

We've launced a loyalty card for our £5 Bento's! The idea is simple, next time you're in for lunch ask for a loyalty card, and collect stamps everytime you have a £5 Bento. The 10th Bento is on us!
(P.S. You don't have to print this page to get your loyalty card, just collect them at the bar!)


May 20, 2010

We're having a party!

Hello everyone!

We've decided to throw a big party! We want to celebrate the fact that we've just released a new food menu, an updated cocktail menu, that spring is here, that we've now been opened for two an a half years and if it happens to be your birthday, well then we want to celebrate that too!

Join us for a fantastic party here at Walrus on Wednesday 26th May, starting at 7pm! There will be plenty of great food and drinks available. Bring all your friends - the more the merrier!

Lots of love,

April 22, 2010

World Cup 2010 is coming to Walrus!

Just a quick heads up to all football fans. We will be showing ALL England games here at Walrus during the World Cup! As well as a whole bunch of other games of course... There will also be some special cocktails and meal deals available, but I'll keep you all posted on that when we're ready.


April 19, 2010

The Fifth Sense!

The time has arrived yet again! The next Fifth Sense food and wine event is on Sunday 16th May at 7pm, £35/per person. Here's the menu for the night and for all enquiries and bookings please contact me asap as the spaces are limited. Linn - 01618288710

Uzukuri: Sashimi of fresh salmon in a soy and sesame oil with green spring onion,
ginger and wasabi (Japan)
Southern Lights Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough (New Zealand)

Tom Yum Soup: Spicy Thai hot and sour soup with straw mushrooms (Thailand)
Trivento Viognier Mendoza (Argentina)

3 Flavour Chicken: Deep fried chicken breast in a hot, sweet and sour sauce (Japanese/Thai)
Valpolicella Fabiano (Italy)

Tofu Sashimi Salad: Sashimi of tofu, mixed leaves, white onion, black pepper and yuzu
dressing (Japan)
San Marco Frascati Superiore Satinato (Italy)

Beef Mussaman: Slow braised beef with crispy bits (Thailand)
Urbina Tempranillo Rioja (Spain)

Chocolate brownie: With coconut and pandan ice cream
Chateau Manos Cadillac Bordeaux (France)


April 15, 2010

Boutique bar show is coming our way!

This month sees the build up to the Boutique Bar Show in Manchester’s town hall on Thursday 13th May. The participating bars have now launched their boutique bar show menus, and this is our contribution here at Walrus. (these cocktails are available all day - everyday here at Walrus)

Cheeky Monkey

Orange and rhubarb under tones with a smoothed grape finish. Lillet, Aperol and Rhum orange. Served straight up in a martini glass. £6.50

Caribbean Manhattan

Sweet and powerful, this little peachy wonder has quite a kick. Chairman’s Reserve Rum, peach and Noilly amber. Stirred and served straight up in a Cancun glass. £6.50

Hard Candy

Tall and refreshing a blend of apples and peach with a sharp lemon twist, Sipsmith Gin, peach, apple and lemon. Served long in a Catalina glass. £6.50

Fiery Haired Assassin

Elderflower, lime and ginger come together in this spicy little number. King’s Ginger liqueur, St Germain elderflower and lime. Short on the rocks. £6.50

Fuzzy Cherry

Cherries, almonds and vanilla high notes combine wonderfully in this fizzy beauty. Serves XO Cognac Liqueur, Champagne and Cherry Heering. Elegantly served in a Champagne flute. £6.50

For a fantastic experience and more great drinks get your tickets to the Boutique Bar Show, Thursday 13th May, 6-9pm, tickets only £10, available at the bar or online.

See you there!


March 25, 2010

Alex wins 3rd prize in Asahi's Rising Star competition

Our lovely Alex Coy came in third in the Asahi Rising Stars - Northern Heat with his fiery cocktail "Sweet Patronage". A spicy and fresh Japanese inspired cocktail made with tequila, sweet lychee and zesty yuzu liqueur, finished with a touch of fresh chili for a fiery bite. Stunning! Ask for it next time you're in the bar!

Don't forget to follow us on Twitter, for the latest updates and perhaps just for a little chat?

March 18, 2010

Five Alive! After work special

'FiveAlive: The After Work Special 31/03/10
The perfect place to finish off a hard days work; leave straight from the office and head to FiveAlive Playing the best in old skool RnB, Hip Hop, House and Party Anthems

The event for after work drinks, leaving parties, birthdays and that mid week pick me up.
Entry: £3 b4 7pm, £5 after
Go from work to play at FiveAlive!

Contact *T* for special bookings 07984577718'

March 05, 2010


Due to popular demand Walrus will soon be offering takeaway during weekday lunch hours. Watch this space for more info.......

February 08, 2010

NEW £5 Bento menu!

Hi all!

Here's the anticipated, long awaited, fabulous new £5 Bento menu!
Served weekdays between 12-5pm.


January 20, 2010

Valentines at Walrus

Hi everyone,

It's getting closer to Valentines and here at Walrus we're getting more and more loved up. To celebrate all things lovely we're serving up a fabulous 6 course meal with matching wines. The tickets are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

Contact Linn for more info or to book, on 07773016539 or on walrus@walrusmanchester.com

Lots of love!

January 07, 2010

A new year - let's celebrate!

Hello everyone,

Hope you all had a fantastic New Years and a lovely Christmas! We want to kick off the New Year with some new special offers for you all, this includes £1 Chips, 50% off all Donburi and Ramen dishes as well as the best seller from Christmas – Ribs and a Beer £6

All offers are valid any day, all throughout January! 50% offer is valid from 5pm weekdays.

We have also decided to bring back the happy hour! Monday to Friday between 4pm to 7pm we’ll be offering you 2 for 1 on all our house cocktails.

See you all soon!


November 30, 2009

New Year 2009-2010!

Happy New Year 2009-2010!
The doors will open at 9pm and the party will last all night long until 3am. Fantastic new Year's Eve happy hour prices are to be expected at midnight, whilst our lovely DJ Sam Du Prez spreads the New Year's party vibe with his eclectic mix of the latest music with the best from the past. With a £10 ticket you will get an indulgent champagne and canape reception on arrival. Or enjoy the night without the nibbles and the fizz, £5 entry tickets are also available.

To get your hand on the golden tickets either contact Linn on 07773016539, walrus@walrusmanchester.com or pick them up at the bar, alternatively you can purchase them online on Skiddle.com.

See you soon!

November 24, 2009


The month of Movember is slowly coming to an end... Here at Walrus our Mo's have been busy collecting money for the charity in aid men's health issues.

Support Alex's mighty mustache growing on his Movember page

November 03, 2009

Happy Halloween!

It was indeed a happy Halloween for us here at Walrus. All the staff decided to dress up and the party began!

October 26, 2009

Halloween at Walrus

This weekend we want to welcome you all to our Halloween party! It will be free entry all night and we're even giving away free beers for all the best dressed.

Join us on Facebook for updates on all our upcoming events - Walrus Manchester

October 12, 2009

Merry Christmas Menu!

The time has come to start planning your christmas party! Here at Walrus we offer you a very special feast. The idea is simple. You get everything on this menu to share with your neighbours... Enjoy!

Contact Linn on 07773016539 or walrus@walrusmanchester.com for enquires or to reserve your table

September 21, 2009

Prelude @ Walrus

Walrus are happy to welcome you all to Prelude.

A 70's disco and funk night here at Walrus on 29th October from 9pm. Free entry! For more info contact Linn on 07773016539 or walrus@walrusmanchester.com

September 16, 2009

Fifth Sense Tasting Session

Hello everyone!

Many thanks to everyone who helped us make the last Fifth Sense meal such a great sucess. Our next evening is Wednesday 30th September. If you are interested in attending the event please contact Linn on 07773016539 or via email walrus@walrusmanchester.com

You can find our new Fifth Sense menu here

August 24, 2009

Sunday Swap Shop

In the name of everything eco friendly we teamed up with Action For Sustainable Living and Manchester Fashion Network and held the fabulous Sunday Swap Shop event. We all hope you enjoyed the evening and many thanks to everyone for helping us make the night such a sucess!

August 11, 2009

Walrus for Best Bar in Manchester Award!

We are really excited to have been nominated again by the good people at Manchester Food & Drink Festival for the 'Best Bar' award!

WE NEED YOUR VOTES - click here to vote Walrus for best bar!

Our Linn wins 3rd prize at Lamb Spiced Rum Competition...

Linn concocted a zesty summer blend of spiced rum with ginger, lemon and a touch of cardamon; it certainly went down well with the judges as she won 3rd prize....Well done!

July 15, 2009

Unwanted Frocks, Jackets, Jeans, decent t-shirts etc - WE NEED YOU! Sunday Swapsies at Walrus : Sunday 16th August 09

Eco-fashionistas unite! Don't thrown your unwanted clothes to landfill - be a eco-fashion swapper at our Sunday Swap Shop - Sunday 16th August 09 from 3pm

Bring your own clothes, and leave with a glamorous new wardrobe........FOR FREE!!

WE NEED YOUR CLOTHES! Any garments loved but unwanted in decent condition can be swapped for a whole new wardrobe!

WE ARE COLLECTING CLOTHES FROM NOW UNTIL 12 NOON ON SUNDAY 16TH AUGUST. More info speak to Kate or Toria : 07773016539

Don't worry if you have already cleared out your wardrobe - there are many exciting things happening throughout the day:

  • Vintage sale
  • Julia Roy Williams of the Manchester Craft and Design Centre selling contemporary handmade jewelery
  • Renegade Marmalade exclusive discounted sale for Swap Shop go-ers
  • Competition with 3 fabulous prizes for the best outfits!
  • Cupcakes and Glass of wine £4
  • Mini Manicures by Inner Sanctuary
  • Beauty demonstrations and styling tips by Phoebe Does Makeup
  • Eve promotion
  • Live Acoustic bands

Get down to Walrus from 3pm on Sunday 16th August and you can feel and look fabulous whilst doing your bit for the environment.

We are pleased to be supporting Manchester based charity Action For Sustainable Living with this event.

July 10, 2009

Summer Fifth Sense Tasting Sessions - Wednesday 29th July, Wednesday 26th August 2009

It's official. Staying at home in England this summer is back in; and if you haven't already tried our 'Fifth Sense' food and wine tasting sessions, don't miss this fabulous chance to experience this intriging Japanese-Thai food and wine matching evening. Always a wonderful mid-week evening.

Tickets are now available for Wednesday 29th July and Wednesday 26th August at £35 per head. See menu below ...

1. Tofu Sashimi Salad: Sashimi of tofu, mixed leaves, white onion, black pepper and yuzu dressing (Japan)
Sergio Sparkling Wine (Italy)

2. Uzukuri: Sashimi of fresh salmon in a soy and sesame oil with green spring onion,
ginger and wasabi (Japan)

Ozeki Osakaya Choubei Iced Sake (Japan)

3. Saba Teriyaki: Grilled mackerel with teriyaki sauce and rice (Japan)
Palandri Estate Riesling (Australia)

4. Black Pepper Ribs: Soft, sweet, peppery, baby back ribs (Thai-Japanese)
La Copa Tempranillo (Spain)

5. Beef Mussaman: Slow braised beef with crispy bits (Thailand)
Zorzettig Cabernet Franc (Italy)

6. A trio of delicious home-made Walrus deserts
Chateau Manos Cadillac - Bordeaux (France)

To book tickets contact Kate or Toria on 07773016539 or 0161 8288700 or email walrus@walrusmanchester.com

May 21, 2009

'The Fifth Sense' Charity Tasting Session: Wednesday 24th June 09

Transport your tastebuds on a delicious tour of South East Asia, all within the wonderful walls of Walrus. Next month's tasting session will be a charitable affair - we are donating 50% of all ticket sales to Derian House Children's Hospice. So next week you can indulge in a decadent mid-week treat comfortable in the knowledge that you are contributed to a fantastic cause.

For the full tasting menu - click here

Tickets are priced at £35 per head with 50% of all proceeds going to charity.
To book tickets contact Kate:

t: 0161 828 8700
m: 07773016539

And, don't forget to buy your raffle tickets - there will be a grand prize draw at around 10pm on the evening of the 24th June. See below for details!


+ many more - click here for full list of prizes

We are on a mission to raise money for Derian House Children's Hospice, and with the help of the good people of the Northern Quarter we have a wonderful array of prizes to be won in our grand raffle fundraiser...

Prizes include gifts from
Manchester Craft and Design Centre
Thomas St Post Office
Rags to Bitches
Inner Sanctuary
Renegade Marmalade
See link for more details

Raffle tickets available to purchase now @ 50p each (£2 for a strip of 5)
So do not delay, buy your raffle tickets to win one of 16 fabulous prizes!

Pop in the bar, or contact us:
t: 0161 828 8700 m: 07773016539 e: kate@walrusmanchester.com

Prizes will be drawn on the evening of Wednesday 24th June 09 at around 10pm.

All money raised will go to Derian House Children's Hospice.
More info:

Registered Charity No: 1005165

More info: http://www.derianhouse.co.uk/

May 18, 2009

YUMYUM - Coming soon to Friday nights at Walrus - Friday 5th June 9pm - 2am

The next Yum Yum party is FRIDAY 5th JUNE @ Walrus bar 9pm - 2am. FREE ENTRY!!!

As it's the start of the summer (hopefully!) resident DJs Steve Ill Kinevil and Robzilla are bringing up some of London's finest in the shape of MAN MAKE MUSIC, expert party-meister and DJ!

As ever, the next installment in the Yum Yum UK mix CD series will be up for grabs, this time Vol 4 mixed by MAN MAKE MUSIC and your very own Stevie Kinevil & Robzilla.

Our resident YUMYUMMERs are now bringing you good times EVERY FRIDAY night down in the basement at Walrus.

See you there.

May 07, 2009

Hungry Pigeon: The Northern Quarter Festival May 22nd - 25th 09

Drop down into the basement of Walrus over the bank holiday weekend (Saturday 23rd May and Sunday 24th May) and discover a photographic exploration of the northern quarter by Chloe McCarrick and Nick Froud.

An exhibition of pinhole and experimental photography created using an eclectic mix of handmade and vintage cameras. Accompanied by a series of music and soundscapes by Nick Froud contructed from samples gathered at the locations of the photos.

A free exhibition at Walrus as part of the Manchester City Council funded HUNGRY PIGEON Northern Quarter Festival of arts & music.

For more info about HUNGRY PIGEON visit www.myspace.com/hungrypigeon.

Imagine: Contemporary Art from Embarking Artists: Tuesday 12th May 09

Imagine: A contemporary art exhibition from two young artists
studying fine art in manchester host a mix of painting and print,
exploring fantasy worlds and cultural observations delving into
the depths of their imagination.

April 30, 2009

YUMYUM - Thursday 7th May 09 FREE ENTRY

YUMYUM lovers in Manchester unite.....these awesome DJs are once again gracing our ears with top tunes and kick ass beat, wait for it.........it gets better.........this YUMYUM night is your YUMYUM night so to get in you simply walk through the door and enjoy our special YUMYUM-my cocktails...

Thursday 7th May 09

9pm - 1am

Entry FREE
Steve ILL Kinevil
Robzilla plus special secret guests
Every 1st Thursday of the month at Walrus.

April 15, 2009

The Fifth Sense Tasting Sessions - Tuesday 28th April & Wednesday 27th May 09

Our very popular food and wine tasting night; the Fifth Sense is back...

Transport your taste buds on a delicious tour of South East Asia within the wonderful walls of Walrus, Manchester. You will be guided through 7 tasty course each expertly matched with selected wines available on our Walrus menu.

Do join us. Its a lovely decadent way to spend a Tuesday or Wednesday evening.

Download a copy of the menu here.
Time: 7pm Tuesday 28th April 09
7pm Wednesday 27th May 09
Tickets: £28 per person

Ticket are limited. Call Kate on 07773016539 or email walrus@walrusmanchester.com to reserve your place ASAP