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Grand Cafe Waterstones

) #835 of 1,817 Restaurants in Manchester $$ - $$$ Cafe, British
91 Deansgate, Manchester M3 2BW, England
+44 161 831 7156
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Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good41%
  • Average24%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (11 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
“quick lunch” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 18:00All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
91 Deansgate, Manchester M3 2BW, England
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife needed a drink, so in and up we came. Brilliant hot Chocolate and Roo bush tea at midday. Great seats. Quiet, clean toilets. Brilliant.

Thank Mikethenailer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When this place first opened there was table service, breakfasts and food was cooked on the premises. All of these have been taken away by a management that obviously doesn't understand quality customer service. The ambience is great and is very relaxing but there are...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

A good place to drop into whilst in the bookshop or even in the area. Always find relaxed away from the hustle of other coffee shops.

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I remember this cafe as being well run and beautifully kept - also delicious food but now...... The whole place is shabby and neglected with ripped furniture . Staff not enthusiastic to please I returned my burnt tea cake but the waiter insisted it was...More

Thank Marie K
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Visited here for a late afternoon snack with my wife, brother, sister in law and our three children (aged 8-12). Great place to relax and review some of our purchases. Their is plenty of room to spread out with comfortable seating and modern decor -...More

Thank BJHurst
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Bland, lazy food. Hummus and pitta not an olive or vegetable in sight. Taking the Mick. Just stick to the coffee, at least that was good

Thank kevin t
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I had a hot mug of red mulled wine to start with = which went down a treat. I then had a bowl of tomato soup to keep me warmed up and a toasted cheese and ham panini with fries to finish things off. Very...More

Thank Gunslinger_46
Reviewed 19 December 2016

A great place to relax during a day out shopping, enjoying a cup of coffee and perhaps some cake on one of the cosy sofas, with a good book to read (in case the conversation slows down). The only challenge can be finding a place...More

Thank advis0r123
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Cafe on the top floor of the Waterstones store on Market St. Set up for meals, drinks, and to just loiter over the food with a book or a chat. Great sandwiches and drinks for a quick bite.

Thank StephenH H
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Good to have a coffee shop to relax in our favourite book shop. The tea was no so good, the caramel short cake on the other hamd was delicious.

Thank Cemre E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 16:00
Monday
10:30 - 18:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 18:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 18:00
Thursday
10:30 - 18:00
Friday
10:30 - 18:00
Saturday
10:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 Deansgate, Manchester M3 2BW, England (Formerly 2nd View at Waterstones)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 831 7156
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