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Hibbert’s Hotspots

Local Life

Hibbert’s share their favourite places to eat, drink and visit. 

We all love our food here! Here are some of our faves!

Fine Dining/ Romantic Dinners/ Anniversaries

Borage , Bowdon

San Carlo, Hale Barns

Australasia , Manchester

Manchester House, Manchester

Michael Caines Abode, Manchester

Mr Coopers Garden, The Midland Hotel, Manchester


Victors, Hale, best espresso martinis!

The Con Club, Altrincham

Riddles, Altrincham, fantastic cocktails!

Veeno, Manchester, superb wine tasting experience run by an Italian family serving wines from the family vineyards back in Italy.

Best Local Pubs

The landmark pub The Railway, Hale where locals, actors and footballers brush shoulders unawares!

Also serves the best chilled beer! Choose if you want to be in the main pub or with their staunch regulars in the Vault!

Best Sunday Roast

Adrian says the Church Inn, Mobberley, Will’s fave is The Bulls Head, Mobberley…..take your pick!

Other faves at Hibbert Homes are…. The Rose & Crown Knutsford, beautiful 17th Century Building with a recently landscaped outdoor beer garden.

Earle, Hale always serves up delicious Sunday Roasts with the best Yorkshire puds!

Borage, Bowdon fine dining for Sunday lunch...perfect!

Best easy dining experience

Sigirya, Hale is an award wining Sri Lankan restaurant serving up the most delectable delights from the Indian Sub-Continent. Gets our vote for the most authentic Sri Lankan/ Indian food on par with some of London’s best!!

Yaara, Altrincham gorgeous Lebanese food and does the best Take Away!

Piccolinos, Hale is superbly located for people watching and Prosecco! Love the outdoor terrace and their chilli prawn linguine is a fave!

Stamford Arms, Bowdon after their revamp the pub now serves up some good old-fashioned pub grub!

We all love Chilli Banana, Wilmslow and Dee Thai, Hale…. hard to choose between the two!

For Italian it just has to be Sugo, Altrincham, authentic and just delicious!

Newcomers Tre Ciccios, Altrincham serves up yummy pizzas and for breakfast the poached eggs at Juniper, Hale get our vote!

Best Afternoon Tea

Without a doubt one experience stands out for us all…That’s afternoon tea at The Chester Grosvenor, Chester. Simply the best.

Favourite outdoor place

Adrian loves the long walks along The Edge, Alderley. The rest of us find it hard to choose between Devisdale Gardens, Altrincham, Arley Hall, Arley and Tatton Park. The Trans Pennine trail gets a mention too from the runners amongst us!

Favourite Hotel

Foxhill Manor, Broadway, Cotswolds, Adrian’s favourite romantic hotspot. Perfect for special anniversaries!

Hotel Gotham, Manchester, Will loves the indulgent yet classy chic of this hotel.

If price was no issue which road would you pick to live on?

South Downs Drive came out on top. Just beautiful!

What would be your most desirable luxury addition to your home?

Adrian went for an all singing and dancing Cinema Room, Will chose Alexa!

An indoor swimming pool, a car lift and a Butler were some of the rest of the Teams wants!

The one thing in your home you can’t do without!

Adrian said his bed, Will said his fridge!! Washing machine was up there too!

Here’s our guide to Local Council Tax bands

Trafford Council Tax Bands

BandMarket Value Range of Property (as at 1 April 1991)Council Tax Payable - 2018/19

Up to £40,000



Over £40,000 and up to £52,000



Over £52,000 and up to £68,000



Over £68,000 and up to £88,000



Over £88,000 and up to £120,000



Over £120,000 and up to £160,000



Over £160,000 and up to £320,000



Exceeding £320,000


These are the current tax band values. To find out about your own individual property or a property you are thinking of buying or renting click on the link below which is The Council Tax Banding Checking Service

Through the Keyhole

Create that Wow! factor with some stunning hallways

From minimalist state of the art kitchens to beautiful hand painted bespoke kitchens, discover something that matches your own tastes and styles!

Kick off your shoes, put the kettle on and relax at the end of a hard days work….seek inspiration from some our gorgeous lounges

Dine in style! Take inspiration from some of our sumptuous dining areas. From lavish dining spaces to clean and modern

The evenings are drawing in , cosy up in front of some of these gorgeous fireplaces…

These gorgeous bedrooms will mean you get the best nights sleep and the kids won’t want to leave theirs either!

Too many shoes, handbags, suits….take a look at these lovely dressing rooms!

Create your own piece of sheer indulgence, step inside these stunning bathrooms!

Nothing better than sipping a chilled glass of wine on a summer’s eve. Enjoy the best of some of these outdoor spaces….