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2 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3HE, England
+44 161 236 9003
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (80 reviews)
“pizza” (55 reviews)
“fried chicken” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3HE, England
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1 - 10 of 799 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had breakfast here over pride weekend. As always I cannot fault a thing it's just perfect! I can't wait until I visit again.

Thank Alex C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have eaten at this restaurant a large number of times - when in Manchester it was the go to location ..... Tonight we travelled up for the weekend with our reservation set at the restaurant. Upon arrival we found the location had only a...More

Thank Pedz-in-beds
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Having been to this restaurant a few times before we were looking forward to our meal. The warning signs were there when only two of the ten white wines on the menu were available- neither of which we wanted. Apparently a change of owners had...More

Thank Markinluton
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great ambiance and fabulous service from beginning to end. The menu was varied and well presented and tastes amazing. We will be back soon.

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Thank paarmi2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Out for a work leaving lunch, I had the tuna sandwich with chips which was literally tuna mayo on wholemeal bread like you'd get from a petrol station and chips. Others in our party enjoyed their meal burgers, pizza etc and the service was great...More

1  Thank StMarley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a meal on the first night of Pride and despite the limited menu which was a bit restricted for choice - lack of starters etc. which seemed like overkill for the Friday when the restaurant was nowhere near full. The food we had...More

1  Thank prophet72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always enjoy eating here, and pleased to see that under new ownership nothing has changed. Good value and a fun atmosphere.

Thank disgruntled0000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Naturally the Village was packed solid over the weekend and there is only so much street food you can take. We went to Velvet to have a seat and hopefully slightly better food. We were really surprised to find a special Pride menu with good...More

Thank DecKent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sat outside here watching the world go by and having a few drinks. A wonderful relaxed atmosphere, everyone, including staff all very friendly. Plan to call back for a longer visit and meal. Recommend to all

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was very quiet but still had to wait over 40 minutes for food. When food finally came it was average at best and a little over priced in my opinion.

Thank Craig E
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23 February 2016|
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Response from Unhb | Reviewed this property |
As others have intimated, there is a VIP area with a curtain that can be pulled across. I suggest you contact the restaurant asking if that area could be hired just for two for the evening. However, the restaurant doesn't... More
30 October 2015|
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Response from Donald P | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, As far as I can remember it is a hotel, restaurant and cocktail bar. Therefore, you book ahead you can see online what availability and offers they have for you to assist in planning your visit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 236 9003
  • This restaurant is at Velvet
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