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Crompton's at the Waterside

) #190 of 1,817 Restaurants in Manchester $$ - $$$ Mediterranean, British,
1 Parrin Lane | Monton, Manchester M30 8AN, England
+44 161 788 8788
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (38 reviews)
“pate” (7 reviews)
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09:30 - 21:30All hours
Mediterranean, British, Gastropub, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Parrin Lane | Monton, Manchester M30 8AN, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went on a Friday night had heard there was sometimes a delay on food so a bit nervous. They explained the Cheese and Onion Pie would take 30 mins but we ordered it anyway. The food was magnificent and there was a lovely atmosphere with...More

Thank Nigel S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Six of us went here for after lunch coffees and drinks. Location is great and plenty of outside or veranda seating, to enjoy the sun. Shame the canal is so dirty. Water smelt and lots of rubbish floating. However, we watched the barges going past....More

Thank BrianML
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic place to enjoy Drinks, with the best view in monton, by far. Perfect for a lovely evening/afternoon!

Thank klpdjr04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the most amazing steak here tonight. It comes seared and you cook it then yourself on a hot stone so it can never be over or under done. Absolutely blown away by how nice it was. I will definitely be back 👌👌👍👍

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Saturday afternoon- luckily the weather was nice so we could sit in the lovely outdoor area by the canal. Food was good, one of us had a burger which was well packed with filling, the other the salt and pepper chicken...More

Thank rubyjames2016
Paul C, Owner at Crompton's at the Waterside, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Many thanks for your kind review, glad to see you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good location, nice pint, staff very polite once you complain about how long the food takes to arrive, i thought john bishop could tell a joke but these lot jesus christ in fact i shouldnt say his name as he didnt make his lot wait...More

Thank wilks1979
Paul C, Owner at Crompton's at the Waterside, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, thanks for your jokey review albeit as any genuine bona fidi business would , we take all reviews very seriously indeed, but thankfully we can laugh this one off as it would appear by the style of your grammar that you are one to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I regularly visit and the quality is very good. My son swears by the trio roast on a Sunday which is a good hearty meal, and I have the fillet steak on the stone. You cook your own steak on a hot stone, and it...More

Thank tim10_10
Paul C, Owner at Crompton's at the Waterside, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Tim Thank you for taking the time to write your kind review. Our Sunday roasts are quite a talking point as this is one of our busiest days and as for the steak on the stone, again this is so popular with returning clients....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took family to Waterside in Monton. Food at Cromptons excellent bu very large portions! I ordered the Fish Bucket as a starter and to be honest would have been more than satisfied with half the amount! All the fish was excellent quality and cooked to...More

Thank Les B
Paul C, Owner at Crompton's at the Waterside, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Les Many thanks for your review. The fish bucket is a very popular starter and glad to read you enjoyed it along with your steaks on the stone Please do come back and try a dessert, you wont be disappointed !! Regards Paul

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very well presented inside & outside friendly staff & really tasty food,the menu was varied and had a good mix of meal options.I will definitely go again

Thank Paul O
Paul C, Owner at Crompton's at the Waterside, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Paul Thank you for your review of your lunchtime visit and pleased to read that you enjoyed your time her with us and the nice comments re the staff. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards

Reviewed 7 July 2017

I have been here quite a few times and on my last review I would have given it six stars if that were possible; and to be fair the food on this last visit was perfectly fine, but as for the rest of our experience...More

Thank lowry2015
Paul C, Owner at Crompton's at the Waterside, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Thanks for taking the time to write your lengthy review but it is with regret to read the content. If I may, I would like to answer your points in the order raised. Unfortunately we did have an issue with the dispensing equipment of...More

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Hello, I am unsure to be fair as its basically a pub/diner so you would have to take that up with management. Thanks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 32
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 20:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:30
09:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Parrin Lane | Monton, Manchester M30 8AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 788 8788
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