MediaCityUK is fast becoming a gastronomic hotspot in Manchester. Offering fine dining for special occasions, places to grab a quick bite or somewhere to catch up with colleagues/friends the area caters to all. There are over 40 eateries to choose from so how are you supposed to decide where to go?! Take a look at Orega’s favourite spots for breakfast, lunch, dinner and after work drinks.


One of the newest additions to the MediaCityUK family, Grindsmith offers delicious meals along with their main passion - amazing coffee. Grindsmith aims to serve the best coffee in Manchester, giving you a top quality caffeine hit to start your day. Their love for all things flavoursome doesn’t stop there though. Grindsmith’s delicious meals are made entirely with local produce, giving you only the best for breakfast and lunchtime. Orega employees and clients will be happy to know they get 10% off all drinks, alcohol (including their famous cocktails!) and food. For a sneak peek of their great menu check out their Twitter profile @Grindsmith_MC

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The first independent restaurant in MediaCityUK, Damson provides guests with award winning food and wine. Serving a refined menu full of delicious options, there’s something to please everyone. Perfect for a special occasion, you have the option to enjoy fine dining either in their private dining room or at the chef’s table. Not only does Damson serve great food and wine but they also host exciting events such as champagne and cider tasting evenings. Orega employees and clients receive an exclusive 25% discount on food* (T’s & C’s apply). To get regular updates on Damson’s events and menus follow them on Twitter @DamsonMediaCity

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Enjoy the cosy feel and home cooking at the small delicatessen, Pokusevski’s in MediaCityUK. With influences from Spain, Eastern Europe, Britain and more they have a love of food that really translates in their dishes. Open for all meal times as well as offering tasty cakes and coffee, the comfortable atmosphere is perfect for a quick bite or long catch up with friends. Orega clients and employees are lucky to receive a 15% discount on all food and drink consumed within the cafe. To stay up to date with Pokusevski’s news take a look at their Twitter profile @Pokusevskis

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Hip Hop Chip Shop

Looking to splurge? Check out The Hip Hop Chip Shop for some battered goodness inspired by the inventive and experimental ethos of hip hop culture. Whether you’re looking for classic fish and chips or something different like beer battered gherkins, this boom box food truck has something to tickle everyone’s taste buds. Need catering for your next event? Hire the giant boom box food truck for weddings, birthdays or to liven up your next corporate event. Orega employees and clients can treat themselves with a 10% discount off main meals for the rest of September and all of October. For some witty banter and updates for them on Twitter @thehiphopchippy

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Penelope’s Kitchen

After living in New York and tasting all the city had to offer, Miss P decided to open up her very own NYC inspired cafe in her hometown of Manchester. Penelope’s Kitchen provides MediaCityUK’s occupants with locally sourced and freshly prepared dishes. Not only can you pop into the cafe for breakfast or lunch, you can also use it for corporate catering or rent their ice cream trike to sweeten up your next event. The Orega team and clients get a free soft drink with a toastie - the perfect deal for lunch! Follow @PenelopesMCR on Twitter for exciting updates.

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Love Conquers All

With a log fire, huge, comfy sofas and coffee that’s won blind taste tests in MediaCityUK, Love Conquers All is a great place to unwind. You can tell they are cycling enthusiasts with their bike wheels dangling from the ceiling. Rent a bike from them to explore MediaCityUK and Manchester or take your bike to be repaired by them every Tuesday and you’ll receive discounts on soft and hot drinks. Open until 11pm Thursday-Saturday, this is a great spot for after work or weekend drinks. Make sure to try their delicious cocktails! Orega employees and clients exclusively get 2 for £10 cocktails. Check out @LCAMediaCity to see their latest creations.

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Employees and clients of Orega can claim these amazing discounts by showing their Orega branded lanyard to any of the above eateries. To find out about more exclusive deals and news from Orega simply follow us on Twitter @OregaCentres



*Damson T’s & C’s - This is offer is available to table of a maximum of 6 persons. Not valid on Saturday evenings. Not valid in December. Tables must be pre-booked by phone. Other T&Cs apply at manager’s discretion.