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The Drop Bar Cafe

356 Barlow Moor Road | Oposit the Bus Station third from the end, Manchester M21 8AZ, England
+44 161 286 3317
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“curry goat” (38 reviews)
“dumplings” (39 reviews)
“plantains” (26 reviews)
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Caribbean, Jamaican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
356 Barlow Moor Road | Oposit the Bus Station third from the end, Manchester M21 8AZ, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: The Drop Bar Cafe
1. The Kitchen Deserve A Medal!
"Without a doubt the BEST Caribbean food I've had in a very long time!"
Joe L
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2. This needs to be a chain!
"What a restaurant, good food, good vibe and good music."
Duane B
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3. Hidden gem
"Tuesday and it was nearly full which says a lot about this hidden gem"
Jo F
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1 - 10 of 537 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here after so many recommendations, tried to go last week but hadn't booked and it was so busy. So this week we booked in and was seated on a wobbly table. After 5 mins another table became free so we swapped and normality resumed....More

Thank I3790THchristopherh
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

I love Caribbean cuisine and this place didn’t disappoint. The food is so flavourful and authentic, the jerk chicken and peppered steak excellent as are all the accompaniments. The staff are super friendly, I will certainly be back soon.

Thank daz1967Stockport
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing food, great atmosphere, great people. Food is literally amazing, I can't get enough of it even their take aways are spot on. Can not fault it in anyway! I would recommend to anyone and have recommended it to so many people already who love...More

Thank Resort803505
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is amazing!!!! Even the salad has crazy flavours added to it which makes every mouthful enjoyable! You can not fault the food in anyway and I will most definitely be returning! Decór is great and the music is hip. Only reason for the...More

Thank rhiannonsimmonds
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friends had been recommending this place for months. We finally went last week and I understand what all the fuss is about. I had the hench , jerk chicken and curry chicken, they had ran out of curry goat. Delicious food but also great service...More

Thank Helen L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Felt like we had gone on holiday, design, welcome & music set the scene 4600 miles south west of Manchester. And the food made you feel like you had arrived. Generous portions, delicious flavours & drinks to match.

Thank Sonya D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a really nice little place, we walked in to great music and attentive staff who had us seated straight away. We ordered the vegan platter to share with a side of dumplings and it was just the right amount of food for what...More

Thank NikkiSt2312
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch with some friends and was really impressed with the food. Excellent choice for vegetarians and vegans and very tasty. Definitely would recommend it's a real gem.

Thank 809tobiasb
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

The food was great with really big portion sizes - we both ordered the hench Dropbox because we wanted to try multiple dishes. Between us we tried ackee and saltfish, curry goat and stew chicken. All were great. The plantain was well cooked and the...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018

We have eaten here a number of times and always enjoyed it. Recently we ordered takeaway and half the order was missing. We called and were told to let them know next time we were ordering so they would add extra to our order. We...More

Thank Kate H
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Questions & Answers
21 May 2018|
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Response from default150818 | Property representative |
yes plz book dude!
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Response from Hannah R | Reviewed this property |
Nope but loads of street parking.
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Indeed it is, both.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 19
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 356 Barlow Moor Road | Oposit the Bus Station third from the end, Manchester M21 8AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester>  > Chorlton
  • Neighbourhood: Chorlton
  • Phone Number: +44 161 286 3317
  • E-mail
Authentic Caribbean Food famous for it's friendly warm atmosphere, exciting spicey food and well matched cocktails and local beer. Other items The Drop Is Famous for are The Hench Boxes, Cocktails, Fried Dumplings, Jerk Chicken, Lamb Chops, Macaroni Cheese, Caribbean Roast dinners, Ackee and Saltfish, Fish Stew and Brown Stew Chicken
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