With half-term just around the corner, Corn Exchange has plenty on offer to make sure the little ones have lots of fun, without blowing the budget. 

The ultimate dining destination offers a wide variety of deals and dishes that will be perfect for the kids.

Corn Exchange is located in the heart of the medieval quarter, which is perfect for a visit to Chetham’s library, The National Football Museum and the Manchester Arena so you can make a full day of it.


Let your kids taste the wonders of Vietnam this half term with an authentic kid’s menu. Consisting of dishes such as Battered Chicken Nuggets, served with steam rice, raw vegetables, prawn crackers and a sweet fish sauce to succulent Chicken Ca-ri; a tasty Vietnamese curry filled with vegetables and mushrooms.

Pho has also specially created a dish for toddlers under the age of two. Baby Buns is a picking plate of plain round rice noodles, sliced chicken breast, cucumber, curry tomatoes and much more.


Treat your bambinos to a tasty Italian meal at Gino’s this half term. Creative juices will certainly be flowing as they create their own authentic Italian pizza with a range of toppings. Gino also offers a selection of tasty pasta dishes.

For dessert, why not try the chocolate chestnut cake, a firm favourite of Gino D’Campo. Fantastico!


Head to Vapiano for a delightful kids’ deal which includes a main dish and a drink for £5.95. Tiny tots can choose from Italian favourites including Beef Bolognese, Pomodoro or Pesto Basilico.

If the kids prefer pizza, there is a tasty selection including margherita and prosciutto.


The perfect destination for families to get cosy this half term. The kids’ menu consists of an exciting array of breakfast, mains and dessert choices that will satisfy your little angel’s hunger.

Let them choose from delicious bread chicken lollipops to a terrific mezze plate with a choice of hummus and falafels with carrot tapenade, pickled red cabbage, tzatziki and tomatoes, all served with warm pitta bread.

The Cosy Club also includes lovely illustrated activities like origami and word searches on the menu too.


Zizzi has a tasty bambini menu packed with flavour this half term. Grab three courses and a chocachino for just £6.95, for an added 50p your kids will receive a glass of milk or Robinson’s squash.

For the main event, choose from a classic bolognese, with an array of hidden vegetables that will keep them healthy or get their creative juices flowing by letting them decorate their own margherita pizza.


Looking to book a half-term stay in the city? Roomzzz’s selection of family rooms are the perfect place to stay whilst you and your little ones explore Manchester. The Liberty and Grande apartments are a perfect fit for the whole family with a super-sized TV and space for optional Z-beds and cots.


Schools may be out but that doesn’t mean the older kids don’t need to use their creative juices. Keep them excited this half term by taking them to Escape Hunt, located in the Corn Exchange.

Rooms range from the nail-biting Doctor Who: Worlds Collide to Alice in Puzzleland, there’s something for every child.

Children’s prices ranging from £20 per head for 4-6 players and £25 for 2-3 players. So, what are you waiting for!


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