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Northern Hospitality Operators Prepare To Visit Northern Restaurant & Bar This March

Northern Restaurant & Bar (sponsored by Uber Eats), the first major hospitality event of the year, returns to Manchester Central on 14-15 March. An unmissable date in the diary for everyone in the northern hospitality industry, NRB23 will bring together over 8,500 visitors and 300+ exhibitors for two days of business, networking, and education.

With the hospitality industry facing huge challenges moving into 2023, a trip to Northern Restaurant & Bar this March is even more vital than ever before. Come together with your industry, share your stories, get advice, meet suppliers, source new products, and be inspired by likeminded people.

300+ Exhibitors

Featuring over 300 suppliers, Northern Restaurant & Bar is the essential event to discover the latest food, drink, equipment, tabletop, furniture, interior design, technology, and services suppliers all under one roof.

Booked exhibitors for 2023 include LWC Drinks, Rational UK, Unox UK, Diageo, Matthew Clark, Coca-Cola Europacific Partners, Greene King, Uber Eats, Stephensons, illycaffe UK Ltd, Churchill, Moda Commercial, SEVENROOMS, Koppert Cress, Mrs Dowsons, AO Seafood, James Robertshaw, Travelzoo Ltd, Valentine Equipment, La Tua Pasta, Vorwerk Thermomix, and many more.

Returning show features include the Craft Beer Quarter, Spirit Room and Market Kitchen which will allow visitors to sample new products from an exciting mix of independent breweries, distilleries, and small batch food suppliers, helping you keep your food and drink menus fresh.

60 Live Demos, 5 Theatres

As well as sourcing innovative products, visitors can discover the latest trends in the sector and be inspired with demos and talks by some of the most well-respected operators and brands in the industry. With 60 live demonstrations in 5 theatres there’s lots to see, taste and learn over the two days.

Chef Live and Market Kitchen

Join us at the Chef Live Theatre, NRB’s main stage where chefs from around the country will demonstrate their skills in the kitchen, showcasing their unique style and flare.

Learn new skills from experts on the Market Kitchen Stage and watch cooking demonstrations that will take your menu to the next level.

Drinks Live and Grape & Grain

Join us for spirit masterclasses with leading experts from international brands and indie producers on the Drinks Live stage.

Wine, beer & cider more your thing? Tastings led by industry experts at the Grape & Grain Theatre include in depth explorations in upcoming areas such as natural wine and low ABV beer.

Special Events at NRB23

Kuits NRB Top Fifty

At 3pm on Day 1 of NRB the tenth Kuits NRB Top Fifty power list will be announced, which highlights the most important and influential operators in the North. After extensive research and judging by top industry experts, the awards highlight the best of the best as well as awarding special achievement awards to three operators who have done something truly exceptional in the industry.

Bruntwood NRB Debate

The Bruntwood NRB Debate, which takes place alongside NRB23, includes a panel discussion about a specific challenge in the industry followed by an interview with an influential industry leader. Not to be missed, the Bruntwood NRB Debate will provide rare and exclusive insights from the operators themselves.

NRB will be bringing hospitality together once again on 14-15 March at Manchester Central. To register for a free trade ticket visit

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