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The Blue Parrot Bar and Grille

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Westminster House 11 Portland Street | Portland Street, Manchester M1 3HU, England
+44 161 236 8359
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice quiet place during the week. For those of you who have lots of energy, come on Friday.... It's Salsa night!!! Quick, friendly service and freshly made/ cooked food on site.

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Thank Stephen B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Extremely well looked after by the staff (Dan) and made to feel welcome. We enjoyed some lovely food including hand made pizzas that are some of the best we have ever tasted. City Centre Bar so we weren't expecting much but The Blue Parrot really excels . Good atmosphere, good food and great service looking forward to going back

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Thank Mark B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in here for a bite to eat and a drink before attending an event at a music store up the road. Our waitress was very friendly and we had the Nachos, chicken wings and fries. All very tasty. Only disappointment was that at 6.30pm they could not offer a dessert of any kind.

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Thank Michele W
Blantyre, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

Great food at half price on Wednesday and Thursday. Free Pizza with an alcholic drfink. Excellent service. Up ton7 pm.

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Thank Alan J
Limerick, Ireland
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

The place was very busy which might account for the rather long wait for the food to arrive which itself wasn't bad i had the house burger and a bottle of the house red which were both reasonably priced. Not the most relaxing place to eat but not the worst either.

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1 Thank 186621Johnm
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing food and fantastic service !! Been here a few times now and the place is awesome really worth a visit if passing 👍🏽

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2 Thank Mikeybee87
Orpington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

Took 45 minutes to get served.We then ordered 2 Pizza"s that took 50minutes. The Pizza"s were awful.Looked like heated up Frozen Pizza.Cold at the edges. So 3 pints of Cobra and 2 Pizza"s £35. Absolute rip off

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Thank markbennett58
Durham, England
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

I must say at first that the staff member who served us was polite and friendly, although he had to go and check if the kitchen was still serving food (8pm). It was, and the food was typical pub style fast food dressed up to look more interesting. The lady who served it was very nice though. The music was... More 

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Thank SimonPDurham
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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Such a wonderful venue and fantastic cocktail range! Eric was a great bar staff and was only happy to serve. Would come back xx

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Thank Darren B
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We decided to meet at the blue parrot for a friends birthday early evening for some food and drinks as it was central and easy for us all to get too as some had travelled up and got a hotel in town, we arrived and was greeted by friendly staff and sat down and looked through the menu, the cocktail... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, American, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Westminster House 11 Portland Street | Portland Street, Manchester M1 3HU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 236 8359

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?