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Room

81 King Street, Manchester M2 4AH , England (Manchester City Centre)
+44 161 839 2005
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Ranked #267 of 1,649 restaurants in Manchester
Price range: $17 - $83
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Manchester City Centre
Transit: Manchester Piccadilly train station is 8 minutes walk
Description: Room is a modern, unique restaurant and cocktail bar located on King Street in the centre of Manchester's commercial and shopping district. An eclectic mix of antique and retro makes this a stunning place to enjoy a private dining experience and we also offer cocktails until late.Our award winning restaurant can cater for up to 120 diners, whilst our bar can cater for up to 80. Room is absolutely perfect for a business lunch, a shopper's retreat or simply somewhere to drop in for a coffee. By night, the restaurant comes alive with the kind of brasserie atmosphere that you would expect within any cosmopolitan city and Room in Manchester is no exception. Enjoy dinner for two in a quiet corner or take a window seat and enjoy your Room with a view.
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW via mobile

Visited for cocktails with friends. Really great atmosphere and beautiful interior. Really good selection of cocktails and other drinks. Bar food excellent. Will definitely go back to try the restaurant. Absolutely will be back there for drinks.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

I visited Room on this occasion for a lunch with colleagues from work as a fair well treat for someone who is leaving the office. We wanted somewhere which felt special, but not too expensive and with great food - which is exactly why we chose Room. The lunch menu is an absolute steal at two courses for £10 or... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Room is in an area where there is a lot of competition, but they manage to stand oit from the rest. Although the bar area is rather small, it is just nice for an aperetif before going to your table. Service was niche, good advise on the wine to go with a perfectly cooked steak. Really enjoyed a great evening... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I have a hilife card so managed to get 2 for 1 on 3 courses, which made this excellent value. Beautiful room, great service, delicious food. My boyfriend had the salmon and crab ravioli to start, which was very nice, and I had the french onion soup which was amazing, and came with cheesy dumplings, cheese straws and a delicious... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

Never eaten here, but went for drinks with my boyfriend loved the cocktails loved the atmosphere great bar!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Very trendy restaurant with a great vibe. Full of life in a beautiful old building. The food was superb & not over priced for its location. Look forward to another visit sometime.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

We visited the restaurant with family for a meal in the evening and pre meal cocktails. Neither the drinks nor the food could be faulted and the service was reasonably quick and unobtrusive. Similarly it is a very impressive location, a high ceilinged high Victorian room. However in my view they need to decide whether they are a bar or... More

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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I took my family for a celebratory lunch, we were not disappointed. We were offered a free bottle of prosecco with the graduation lunch. A very nice touch. The food is exceptionally good, presented well, with a twist to the description. The staff and service discreet, but attentive, missing nothing. Very good. The decor is lovely. Fab wallpaper, the lampshades... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Saturday 12th July, 9:30pm - table for two. Music far too loud - couldn't hear my dining guest or the staff. - It was pointed out to us the that several items on the menu were not available. - Portions were too small; both my starter and main courses mainly consisted of pearl barley -with either sweetcorn or peas. -... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Visited room last week and had a lovely meal. Excellent, prompt service and tasty food. If I had one negative it would be that the meals are quite small portions, however it is quite reasonably priced for the quality of food served. My father absolutely loved the ferrero desert and think it deserves a special mention!

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