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The Restaurant Bar & Grill

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14 John Dalton Street, Manchester M2 6JR, England
+44 161 839 1999
Today
12:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited with my fiancé on a Friday night. Very busy so glad we made an advance reservation. The terrace was a cool place to be at the start of the night with a couple of drinks and a DJ playing before moving inside. Restaurant ambience was great, views overlooking the busy streets of Manchester with a thoroughly modern feel to... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I've had an Individual Card for years - there was a great offer on during January - which we reaped the benefits of last night. The service was fantastic - sea bass and monk fish were gorgeous, some of the best food we've had in a long time. Only comment for the chain - parts of the restaurant are starting... More 

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Thank NSRock
Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot recommend this place enough. I have been a number of times over the years and maybe the reason it stood out as we ate on a Monday but what a meal from start to end every course was memorable. They have definitely upped there game and it was one of the best meals I have had in quite... More 

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Thank People777
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the restaurant for a pre valentines meal .The food and service was very good.The only problem was the restaurant had the air con on and it was freezing so could not relax .

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Thank Catherineharvey
wigan manchester
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Atmosphere is very good! Very comfy, clean and the food is amazing! Very very expensive though, some staff also think are something special, not all but some. Would recommend!

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Thank Hoteladvisorbest
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined here on a Wednesday night in February. Not overly busy so atmosphere was at a minimal. Visually beautiful and the option to sit out on the terrace perhaps better for summer. Food was very good. Staff were lovely, bit over attentive but I think it was possibly due to such little numbers. Prices were very fair for the... More 

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Thank Dan D
Manchester, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a fab party on the first floor outside area. Lovely ' finger' food , including beautiful beef skewers , mini sliders , tempura prawns . Attentive professional staff . Even the heavy Manchester rain didn't spoil the party.

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Thank David C
Hervey Bay, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the restaurant on a Saturday night with a group of friends for a birthday. Had a table booked for 9.15pm and didn't get seated til 10pm! Being told to order more drinks while they set the table... Asked a few times why we hadn't been seated receptionist unbelievably said 'there's not much I can do' - no apologies. When... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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250 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a busy bar and restaurant in the centre of Manchester off Deansgate. Arrival felt a little disorganised before we were seated in the bar. It is difficult to accommodate groups of more than four in the downstairs bar where music was noisy. The upstairs restaurant serves a wide ranging menu. I had duck salad followed by steak. The... More 

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1 Thank yhi904
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the USDA sirloin, melt in the mouth up there with the hawksmoor and gaucho Service was impeccable, kids weren't too keen on the ribs a little piquant for them (age 5). Fries were nice and not greasy Overall enjoyable family meal in a lovely setting with great staff highly recommend

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 37 - USD 62
Cuisine
European, British, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 John Dalton Street, Manchester M2 6JR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 839 1999
Description
Located in the heart of the city centre, on John Dalton Street near Albert Square, you will find the Restaurant Bar and Grill. As the flagship restaurant of the Individual Restaurant Company, this eatery is striking and contemporary in appearance. Situated on two floors, the restaurant provides the ultimate dining experience, with a stunning suspended staircase leading from the long bar to the large first floor restaurant. Attracting a cosmopolitan mix of diners, The Restaurant Bar and Grill is a popular choice for local business men and women as well as visitors to the city. The efficient and welcoming team, coupled with the exceptional selection of food and the lively atmosphere, make this bar and grill a must for dining.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?