Sugo Pasta Kitchen, Jane Eyre Neighbourhood Bar and Hip Hop Chip Shop will be opening in the ground floor units in two Manchester Life residential blocks in spring and summer 2018.
Across Manchester Life schemes there is space for 15 local shops, restaurants and cafés in its first six buildings.
New venture The Jane Eyre Neighbourhood Bar will open in spring 2018 within One Cutting Room Square, bringing a mix of continental snacks, cocktails, offerings from Manchester’s local breweries, and one deck vinyl sessions for the community.
The 60-seat Sugo Pasta Kitchen will open in summer 2018 within Sawmill Court and is Manchester’s first southern Italian pasta kitchen, and building on the success of Sugo in Altrincham.
Hip Hop Chip Shop, which previously ran a unit within Allied London’s Kitchens and has a popular mobile van, will be making Sawmill Court its first permanent restaurant in summer 2018.
Marty Edelman, executive chairman of Manchester Life Development Company, said: “We care deeply about Ancoats and ensuring that we play our part in helping to build and grow the vibrant and thriving community. For that reason, we have worked hard to ensure our commercial tenants reflect and enhance the unique character of Ancoats and Manchester.
“Jane Eyre, Sugo Pasta Kitchen and Hip Hop Chip Shop are energetic Manchester-born businesses and they bring exactly the right offering and enthusiasm to the neighbourhood, and we can’t wait for them to open. We will soon reveal the other exciting bars, restaurants, and retailers who will be joining them in our Ancoats and New Islington developments.”