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Soup Kitchen

31-33 Spear Street | Stevenson Square, Manchester M1 1DF, England
+44 161 236 5100
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“soups” (27 reviews)
“sandwich” (14 reviews)
“veggie curry” (2 reviews)
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British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
31-33 Spear Street | Stevenson Square, Manchester M1 1DF, England
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

This is a nice bar to chill and having nice music from cool DJ'S. Clothes are casual and you can meet nice quirky poeple 😀

Thank 777Funkychicken
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

I really like it here. The seating is mainly large stretched sharing tables, there is also bar stool seating at the windows. There is k good feeling of space as the ceilings are very high. There is a very relaxed atmosphere that I really liked....More

Thank Holly M
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Came here as someone I know that plays in a band had a gig. The sound was average and the atmosphere was less than average, looked like it hadn't been maintained for months. The beer was kind of expensive too.

Thank Andreea D
Reviewed 5 July 2017

It's called the Soup Kitchen but like Oliver Twist, you'll have to beg for some more, because the serving of soup is small & pricey. I tried the beet coconut soup, with toasted pumpkin seeds. Those seeds never saw an oven, & needless to say,...More

1  Thank enjoizpanda
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Been here a couple of times recently as the food is really brilliant and is very reasonably priced. The staff are okay - noticed one seemed more interested in her mobile. They also seem slow getting the dishes prepared early on in the day as...More

1  Thank Ella W
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I visited the soup kitchen with a friend on a Sunday afternoon. It was a lovely place very cosy & the food was proper comfort hearty food. Lots of students in there but also families in there too. The food was delicious and reasonably priced....More

Thank valentine97
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is a really great place, we had soup and a sandwich. Both were excellent, well prepared and presented in a very clever way. I had heard about it from my son but was amazed at the quality of the food. We will return and...More

Thank Vinylment
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Came with my friends, family and children 2 days on the trot whilst down visiting from Scotland and loved it. Very well priced and good quality food, a relaxed environment and perfect for us all just to kick back and eat some good food. I'll...More

Thank MatthewMoons
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Great place In the NQ, amazing food and beer selections. The cheddar soup is to die for! A must to visit.

Thank Rose B
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We stopped here to refuel during a shopping trip. It's just great. We had really well-flavoured soups, excellent bread and (joy) local beer. The menu caters for everyone and although soup is a main focus there's an all day roast dinner as well. Worth seeking...More

Thank PTB46
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23 November 2016|
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Response from Katy S | Reviewed this property |
Hey, we were there for the same reason. There is on street parking outside but not much. If you have gear, park there and drop off stuff then I'd move to Spear St (just up the road). It's only £10 for 24 hours. Have a good... More
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 7
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31-33 Spear Street | Stevenson Square, Manchester M1 1DF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 236 5100
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Soup Kitchen is a canteen, bar and music venue located in Manchester's Northern Quarter District.We offer freshly cooked food, award winning wine, up to 6 cask ales, premium beers, a wide range of fresh tea & coffee and free WiFi.We host live music events, club nights, film nights, comedy events and art exhibitions.Sun-Wed: 12:00pm-11.00pmThurs: 12:00pm-1:00amFri-Sat: 12:00pm- 4:00am
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