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The Grain Loft

$$ - $$$, British,
Olympic House | Terminal 1, Airside, Mezzanine, Ringway M90 1QX, England
+44 161 489 3416
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good15%
  • Average16%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible35%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (11 reviews)
“real ale” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub
$$ - $$$
Olympic House | Terminal 1, Airside, Mezzanine, Ringway M90 1QX, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice large bar type eatery with a decent choice of pub food and good quality real ales including the excellent Jairpur. We had the burger and fish basket which were both average. Although busy and some of the tables needed cleaning.

Thank MrMrsHappyR
Reviewed 2 days ago

Tables are looking (or might even be) dirty with this shiny wood polish, the burger I had was dry, the fries just ok and the staff was not nice. You have to go and order and they bring the food, kind of confusing. But the...More

Thank CDFBologna
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Set upstairs in the food hall area this is a fairly standard place expect to find in an airport. That said, it is there to feed and water customers and it perform that task perfectly well. It is interesting to enjoy a drink whilst watching...More

Thank Off their P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Preferred place in terminal 1 for a few ore flight beers. Always busy, and for a good reason. Definitely serve the best beers, and the best food.

Thank Alistair W
Reviewed 1 week ago

As far as airport bars and restaurants are concerned this is pretty average, what makes the difference are the staff, especially Kostas. We were looked after by him and he genuinely showed an interest when talking to him. Nobody likes hanging around airports waiting for...More

Thank Jim_JackieWigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Large ,roomy and impersonal. The staff appear untrained and uncaring and as I sat near the open kitchen hatch I was able to see food being placed ready for serving but often ignored for minutes, resulting in cold food delivered to hungry travellers. Beer was...More

Thank Norman B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Has to be one of the worst places I have ever eaten in, slow service, untrained staff, cold food, horrendous, tried to complain but even that went unnoticed

Thank stevenson7333333
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were waiting for a flight and wanted a good breakfast to get us to our destination so we chose here. We ordered two standard breakfasts which looked great on the plate but failed the eating test. Cold mushrooms and egg with lukewarm everything else....More

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fairly typical airport pub. Busy but slightly more positive experience than other reviewers. Food was fine but not very warm. Don't order cheesy chips. It can't be cheese, surely!!!! Beer good though, both cider and IPA. Staff were friendly and doing their best. As always...More

Thank David_T_Mc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were flying at 12pm and decided to get to the airport and get some breakfast. We were a party of 7 and ordered in 4 different orders. When we went to the bar the staff were more interested in talking than serving. My sister...More

Thank ChickyBirdie
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  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Olympic House | Terminal 1, Airside, Mezzanine, Ringway M90 1QX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Ringway
  • Phone Number: +44 161 489 3416
  • This restaurant is at Manchester Intl Airport (after security)
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