This Manchester pub is hosting an all-you-can-eat Valentine’s cheese night

Unlimited portions of award-winning cheese, plus bread, crackers, chutney and ‘all the trimmings’ for £20 a head.

Georgina Pellant Georgina Pellant - 24th January 2023

As if Valentine’s Day wasn’t cheesy enough, we’ve just heard that there’s an all-you-can-eat cheese night coming to a pub in Manchester next month.

Taking place at Northern Quarter pub Pie and Ale on 16 February, the night will see Leeds-born cheese tasting company Homage to Fromage lay on a giant help-yourself cheese buffet they’re labeling the ‘Cheese of Love’.

Created for romantic and cheese lovers alike, the event promises to showcase a ‘gorgeous selection of eight sexy, sultry, sensuous cheeses’ with some ‘soft and yielding,’ and others ‘big and strong’ with some form of melted cheese also set to make an appearance.

Kicking off at 7pm, unlimited portions of the good stuff will be served for a whopping two and a half hours – and there’s absolutely no limit on how many crumbly bits, hard or soft cheeses you reach for.

Image: The Manc Group
image: Homage to Fromage

As for drinks, thanks to the brilliant bar at host venue Pie and Ale you can also get stuck into a large selection of ales and craft beers: with six rotating cask ales, craft lager and beer on tap, and plenty of cans and bottles in the fridge.


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Stocking an array of beers from near and far, Pie and Ale’s bar is undoubtedly a treasure trove for beer lovers but it also has something for wine drinkers, with a small list of reds and whites, and a decent cocktail and spirits list on offer.


The night will be laid back and informal with organisers promising that there will be some belting cheeses making an appearance.

image: The Manc Group
image: Homage to Fromage

Put together by Homage to Fromage co-founders Nick and Vickie, an unlikely duo from Yorkshire who formed a business following a random conversation on Twitter in 2011, cheese lovers will be able to dig into unlimited portions for just £20 a head (tickets are priced at £40 for a table of two). Drinks are not included.

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This isn’t a snobby cheese night for those that know the difference between a quartz cheese and a brie, it’s all about bringing people together to have a sensory and social experience that foods like cheese can offer.

That said, there will be scoring sheets available for those who want to play cheese critic for the evening.

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To find out more and book tickets, head over to the Homage to Fromage website here.

Feature image – Homage to Fromage