School for Scandal – First Street – Manchester’s new tattoo-inspired restaurant and bar – Sunday Roast Dinner – Review

School for Scandal – First Street – Manchester’s new tattoo-inspired restaurant and bar – Sunday Roast Dinner – Review

Instantly, upon entering, you can’t help but notice the décor of this place; deep emeralds, warm golds and some slap-you-in-the-face art work. The gorgeous clash of plush velvet with some naughty neon makes for an inspiring, insta-worthy atmosphere – and that’s before the Sunday lunch!

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Spotted about are lovely little features like sprayed gold succulents, gold striped straws (paper of course!) and gold geometric lighting. The whole interior gives off a warm glow and coupled with the deep emerald, you can just sink in and settle down for the foreseeable.

School for Scandal - First Street - Manchester's new tattoo-inspired restaurant and bar - Sunday Roast Dinner - Review

So, we get to the juicy bit we’re all here for – The Sunday Roast. The menu is exactly what you need it to be – not too much choice, but just enough to keep you satisfied. Sunday roast is simply, Beef or Chicken (obviously neither if you’re a veggie!) and IT. IS. SPLENDID!  Fluffy roast potatoes with crispy skins, perfectly green, long-stemmed broccoli, carrot & swede mash, subtly sweet savoy cabbage, lashings of gravy and a big fat yorkie pud! #HEAVEN. In all honesty, it was delightful. Everything was cooked to perfection they aren’t messily on the portions! (So important when you were born hungry!!)

School for Scandal - First Street - Manchester's new tattoo-inspired restaurant and bar - Sunday Roast Dinner - Review

The staff are fabulous, checking you have everything you need (but not too much because we all know how annoying being spoken to with a mouthful of food is.. (#eyerollemoji) and service is very prompt.

School for Scandal - First Street - Manchester's new tattoo-inspired restaurant and bar - Sunday Roast Dinner - Review

The only real disappointment was the dessert… Cheesecake with raspberry sauce and gluten free brownie… Whilst the addition of the candyfloss with the cheesecake was a fab novelty, the gluten free brownie only made me shed a little tear for Celiac’s. It was described as light and delicious, but you could use those triangle blocks to build houses! Devastating.

School for Scandal - First Street - Manchester's new tattoo-inspired restaurant and bar - Sunday Roast Dinner - Review

All in all, I would recommend School for Scandal to anyone… just #browniebeware.

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