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City Cafe - Manchester

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1 Auburn Street | One Piccadilly Place, Manchester M1 3DG, England
+44 161 242 1020
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Today
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Tue 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: A word from City Cafe - Double Tree by Hilton - Manchester Savour award...
A word from City Cafe - Double Tree by Hilton - Manchester Savour award winning modern European cuisine in the heart of Manchester at the informal yet elegant City Cafe Restaurant, Bar & Terrace in Manchester Piccadilly. Enjoy the comfort of the modern interior or maybe in the warmer months try dining al fresco on the terrace. Enjoy a cocktail or a glass of fine wine while the award-winning chefs skillfully prepare delicious and seasonal dishes from locally sourced ingredients. The a la carte menu changes seasonally and the market menu is updated bi-weekly, to ensure that the best value and quality are delivered. If you're just dropping in for a spot of afternoon tea, the delicate finger sandwiches, fresh scones and aromatic teas make for a very tempting afternoon selection.
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Good for:
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 46
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
One of the better hotel restaurant in Manchester

Lovely food with great value for money! Been here 3 time now and whenever in Manchester we will be back!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
Taco T
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Lovely food with great value for money! Been here 3 time now and whenever in Manchester we will be back!

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We spent a few days for our wedding down the road at Velvet and I have never had an afternoon tea so convinced my new husband to have one ;) It was a great value for what we got and it was all very lovely. Scones were great with the jam and clotted cream. Sandwiches were all lovely. We had... More 

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Ricardo S, Manager at City Cafe - Manchester, responded to this review

Dear Shannon S Thank you for your feedback, I have share this with the team. It was a pleasure to receive you and hope to welcome you back in a near future. Many thanks Ricardo Sousa More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Book a table for two with the 2 courses for £16 deal. The food was excellent! More importantly, all the staffs are very kind. Although there is a bit of waiting time at the beginning, it is still acceptable. It was a birthday dinner, and we received a little desert treat, which really surprised us! :) We had a wonderful... More 

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Ricardo S, Manager at City Cafe - Manchester, responded to this review

Dear hykwei Thank you for taking the time to complete this review. I hope to welcome you back soon. Thank you Ricardo Sousa More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Booked the 2 dine for 50 pounds at weekend and was booked in to eat at 8.30. On arrival was surprised to find just 1 other party in the restaurant. Very quiet and no atmosphere. However the food and wine were good and the deal is really good value. The service was good if a little slow considering there were... More 

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Ricardo S, Manager at City Cafe - Manchester, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your 4* review of your recent visit to City Cafe Manchester. Thank yopu for your comments regarding the slow service this will be addressed with the team. We look forward to welcoming you once again on your next visit to Manchester. Kind Regards, More 

Stoke-on-Trent
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Took the two dine for £50 deal at the restaurant at the weekend - do not hesitate, the food was amazing and the service was faultless.

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UK
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Went for afternoon tea recently. The restaurant was quiet with only three or four more tables occupied. The waitress was polite and friendly and also checked whether there was anything we couldn't or wouldn't eat. We can't complain about the food at all...more than enough for us. The only down side was that the restaurant lacked atmosphere. Not sure if... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

Brilliant food in a classy dining room. Attention to detail and great service from the staff. Don't understand why it's never busier! We preferred it to Michael Caines which we visited the week before. Give it a go, you won't be disappointed. I promise!

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Cheshire
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I ate at the Doubletree twice over the Bank Holiday weekend, because having Manchester Pride wristbands on, our food was half price. And I'm thankful that it was. On our first visit (Friday 23rdAug) the service was just poor. We waited far too long to be served in a restaurant which really was not that busy. Wanting to give it... More 

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Driffield, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
150 reviews 150 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

My partner and I were staying in the hotel so decided to eat here one night, tempted in by the offer of two courses and a glass of wine for £15.95. Wasn't quite sure what to expect as this is also the same room where the hotel breakfast is served in the mornings. We hadn't booked but were seated straight... More 

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Leyland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Having booked a table for 2 on open table for the 3 course menu with 1/2 bottle of wine I was looking forward to dining here. Having dined here many times previously when it was City Inn and Mint Hotel the food and service has always been excellent. I arrived at the restaurant and they could not find my booking.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Auburn Street | One Piccadilly Place, Manchester M1 3DG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 242 1020

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 23 - 54
  • Cuisine: European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

A word from City Cafe - Double Tree by Hilton - Manchester Savour award winning modern European cuisine in the heart of Manchester at the informal yet elegant City Cafe Restaurant, Bar & Terrace in Manchester Piccadilly. Enjoy the comfort of the modern interior or maybe in the warmer months try dining al fresco on the terrace. Enjoy a cocktail or a glass of fine wine while the award-winning chefs skillfully prepare delicious and seasonal dishes from locally sourced ingredients. The a la carte menu changes seasonally and the market menu is updated bi-weekly, to ensure that the best value and quality are delivered. If you're just dropping in for a spot of afternoon tea, the delicate finger sandwiches, fresh scones and aromatic teas make for a very tempting afternoon selection.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?