Like other reviewers we were surprised at the price of food and drink. £4 for a small beer, nearly £10 for a 250ml glass of wine. It took a long time for the lady on the till to enter our order. Drinks arrived after 20...More
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The café has been refurbished recently, and is very pleasant to sit in. Still, it's not waitress service, so you queue up with a tray. There's a limited selection of food, which seemed very expensive for what it was. We had sandwiches, which were tiny,...More
Visited Manchester City Art Gallery Cafe while visiting the gallery which has good selection and nice setting. The service wa good even though it was very busy.
We had a trip out to the art gallery...were not expecting too much as the reviews were not so good but we were more than pleasantly surprised. The Galleries themselves are full of interesting pictures and clear write ups lovely selection and while we were...More
We had bubble and squeak which was dry and tasteless - my friend had lancashire hot pot which was also dry and overdone . The sweet potatoes were also inedible due I think to keeping food warm for a long time.
We popped in just before closing on a damp Saturday. We shared a fabulously delicious slice of raspberry sponge cake. It was light and moist and very tasty. I was impressed by the range of soft drinks and chose a rhubarb one. Too many places...More
It's been almost a year since I visited the Manchester City Art Gallery Cafe. In that time, they've made some positive changes. The menu is the same, but the flow of the rooms and the set up of tables has improved. As with many places...More
The cafe is a very comfortable welcoming place on the ground floor. Although mainly wooden tables and sensible wooden chairs there are large armchairs more suited to a leisurely coffee and a good read. The place is lively; unsurprisingly popular as a venue to meet...More
Spend my lunch break in the gallery - lovely experience. Meandered to the cafe and asked for a takeout americano coffee to take back to the office - was very small for £2, and very, very weak - it doesn't taste anything like proper espresso...More
Walked in on this excellent service area, having spent a lovely two hours in the exhibitions areas, to have a refreshing cup of tea and cake. Although the café was quite busy and people were queueing, the staff there were not only coping beautifully but...More