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Trof - The Deaf Institute

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135 Grosvenor street, Manchester M1 7HE, England
01612769350
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 30
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Must visit when in Manc.

Great food, fantastic building. Brilliant selection of artists in a unique venue. Great people, well worth a visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
Chris T
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Adelaide, Australia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Great food and very good service. It was inexpensive considering the size of the portions, though I would've enjoyed eating in the other part of the building away from the front bar, but it was still quite a good meal and the atmosphere was enjoyable after all.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Having been to countless gigs at the Deaf Institute, as well as club nights such as Higher Ground, I can confidently say it is not only my favourite live music venue, but also my first choice for a night out. Additionally, downstairs has great food, a nice enough selection of beer and top staff. Drinks can be a little pricey,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Great after work drinks. The bar tender Alice was so hospitable and got our Friday night started! Will come back again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Great food, fantastic building. Brilliant selection of artists in a unique venue. Great people, well worth a visit.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

wow what a stunning venue to see a band, decent drub decent beer but the venue it self steals the show. I'm making this my number one music venue in the North West

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Love this place for little gigs. Small, intimate venues are my faves, and this one tops the chart. Love the decor, the fact there is a seated area, and the toilets (seems ridiculous to say this) are awesome. I'm all for a music venue that will serve you spirits and bottled other stuff, unlike some that are beer only.

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Manchester
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We have been to the Deaf Institute on many occasions. The food has always been great and the service too. However on our latest and possibly last visit we found the toilets somewhat lacking. They stank. There is no excuse for smelly toilets. There are many cleaning products in the market. Bleach can be bought for less than a pound... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Every time we have been here we have received excellent service and the food has been fantastic! We have been numerous times, for drinks and food and each time we have never been disappointed.

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Buxton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We ate before attending a gig upstairs. Drinks and food were reasonably priced. Service quick in spite of the venue being full. Choice of menu was a bit limited, nevertheless we both found something we liked. The chips were superb! Will definitely use next time we go to a gig at the Deaf Institute. Maybe try one of Zombies next... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The most noticeable and likeable thing about this place was how friendly the staff were. I would definitely return due to this alone. However, it does help a great deal that the food and beer is not only very tasty but also very reasonably priced.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 135 Grosvenor street, Manchester M1 7HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: 01612769350

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 2
  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 3:00 am

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