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Bistro East

At our Bistro East training restaurant, you’ll dine in a friendly and relaxed environment, where our service team will host you for lunch or dinner and serve you a selection of the high quality food.

You’ll be given special attention by our team, and will enjoy a menu that’s always changing and innovating to reflect local, seasonable produce and the skills & talents of our chefs who are working and training in our state-of-the-art kitchen. We often host special themed nights too!

Andrew Foster, the College Restaurant Manager has 30 years’ teaching experience following a period managing a successful hotel restaurant hotel in Lancashire. He has also taught at a diverse range of organisations including McVities, Lancaster Royal Infirmary and Manchester City Council. Andrew has also trained staff at the Lowry Hotel, Co-Operative Retail Society, Royal Northern College of Music and worked with Oliver Peyton’s Mash and Air in Manchester, training staff in wines and spirits and food and beverage service.

You can find us in East Manchester at our Openshaw campus. We’re open for lunch during term time on Wednesday's and Thursday's from 11.45am to 1pm. We welcome group bookings too, but require a £5.00 non-refundable deposit per person for parties of 6 or more. To make a reservation, please call the Catering & Hospitality Department on 0161 674 3409 or email afoster@tmc.ac.uk.

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Openshaw Campus
Ashton Old Road Openshaw
M12 6BA
0161 674 3409

Opening times

Lunch Tuesday to Wednesday:
11.45am-1.00pm Dinner Thursday: 6pm – 8.45pm (last booking 7pm)