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5 Old Bank Street | Royal Exchange Building, Manchester M2 7PE, England
+44 161 839 4423
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good19%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“scones” (88 reviews)
“hot pot” (67 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Old Bank Street | Royal Exchange Building, Manchester M2 7PE, England
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

Love this place. Friendly, charming, good service and good freshly cooked food. Breakfast, lunch, afternoon teas and dinner, we've never been disappointed. I would also recommend the Christmas dinner menu to anyone, made even better by Jennie and Chris making us feel very welcome. Other...More

Thank JuleR558
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Having been poorly and housebound for 10 days we have been watching daytime television. Had we not have seen James Martin; 12 chefs for Christmas we would not have found out about Annie's in Manchester, which it turns out is owned by actress Jenny McAlpine...More

1  Thank Reacher33
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The pathetically childish and immature selfish attitudes revealed by reviewers Gabster1987 and tomas2001 below are indicative of why tripadvisor is often sneered at and not taken seriously, and says more about them than it does the establishment they are supposed to be reviewing. Annies is...More

Thank MARK A
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Annies is a lovely little tea room in the city centre, just a stone's throw from St Ann's Square. The atmosphere is very elegant, and so is the décor, however I cannot give more than 3 stars because I came here with a vegan friend...More

1  Thank Gabster1987
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Came To Annie's for my mothers birthday having booked months before we was looking forward to my mums birthday meal we thought we would have a festive Christmas Dinner. We was seated down stairs on a long table with Christmas crackers on we was told...More

Thank tomas2001
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

We had an early start in the city and decided to have a wander around to find somewhere nice for breakfast. After passing several places we stumbled upon Annie's. The place itself is lovely. Really nice and clean, fantastic furniture and a good menu. The...More

2  Thank benjamin345
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I treated my mum to afternoon tea at Annies for her birthday. The staff were amazing and very attentative and the food was so delicious and fresh, so fresh that the scones were still warm from the oven! Great value for money and I would...More

1  Thank QueenStarRuane
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Had tickets to go to a concert at Manchester Arena and decided to give this restaurant a try by luck we had booked a table for 5 oclock.First impressions of the establishment was very good the décor good we were then seated at our table.After...More

Thank RegHenning
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Booked table for 6pm, was sat down at 6.10pm ordered food but at 6.50pm no food had arrived. Others seemed to be served before us!! Went to waiting staff to inform them we would have to cancel the food as we couldn't wait any longer...More

Thank Dickos13
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Wandering around Manchester, we came across Annie's, just off, appropriately enough, St Anne's Square. It was perfect to swap the bustle of Manchester near Christmas for this oasis of peace. The decor inside is lovely - traditional ornament, beautiful comfortable chairs. We were made to...More

Thank Mike B
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.04 km away
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julie g
14 July 2017|
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Response from John G | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but I did see child portions. Afternoon teas were being served to families with small children. Best to ring as the people there are very friendly and helpful
24 March 2017|
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Response from Miller0460 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on what time of the day / evening you go If I were you, I'd ring in advance to be sure you got a table However, the staff here are very accommodating Hope this helps
24 March 2017|
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Response from RegHenning | Reviewed this property |
Think it's better to book in advance due to it's popularity but think it would except walk ins
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Old Bank Street | Royal Exchange Building, Manchester M2 7PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 839 4423
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Annies is owned by actress Jennie McAlpine and her partner Chris Farr. Located just off St. Ann's Square in the iconic Royal Exchange building, tucked away from the hustle and bustle, Annies is the perfect setting to eat good old fashioned food and relax in comfort and style. For a business lunch, traditional afternoon tea, pre-theatre meal, leisurely evening dinner or a private party, Annies is the place to find traditional, good quality food and friendly service. Let us look after you!
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