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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
Closed now
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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: Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Coffee & Tea, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
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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Visitor rating
  • 47
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Afternoon Tea for fussy eaters!

I visited the Double Tree by Hilton on Mother's Day with my Mum and Sister (sorry, I know this is a late review......but better late than never!). I had rang up prior to our visit to discuss the food that was on their Afternoon Tea menu (due to me being a fussy eater). Alex the manager went through... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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121 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

I visited the Double Tree by Hilton on Mother's Day with my Mum and Sister (sorry, I know this is a late review......but better late than never!). I had rang up prior to our visit to discuss the food that was on their Afternoon Tea menu (due to me being a fussy eater). Alex the manager went through the food... More 

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Had a delightful afternoon tea with prosecco. The food was very good .. Right amount and great variety and the service faultless. Definitely recommended !!

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Stafford England
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I say new but its the first time I've used the current one and I was well satisfied with my cod pieces served with tarte sauce followed by tuna salad with a fancy name of course.

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I love this place , have been many times for meals and can't fault it . Recently went on a travel zoo offer , 2 courses and a glass of prosecco and what a fab deal it is . The tempura cod with sweet potato chips and lentils was the best fish I have eaten anywhere. The food was exceptional.... More 

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Bolton
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

Visited here for a special occasion. There were 7 of us and the restaurant was almost empty. After being seated for 30 minutes we had to attract the aattention of a member of staff to place our orders. Although the afternoon tea was delicious, we waited 45 minutes before we received anything to eat / drink. we were all shocked... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Booked a table for 4 for afternoon tea to celebrate my daughters 10th birthday in the City Cafe of the hotel. I'd specifically chosen this restaurant as a special treat as they serve Children's Afternoon tea. The staff appeared to have no knowledge of the booking but seated us to a nearby table anyway. At least 3 groups of people... More 

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Virginia
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138 reviews 138 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

There's little reason to go here unless you're staying at the Doubletree Manchester. Do yourself a favor: put on your coat and go anywhere else. I had gotten a free drink voucher when I checked it, so why not? Well, here's the rub: maybe it was because I had that chit, and all I wanted was a pint of Guinness... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
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75 reviews 75 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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 

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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: Entertaining clients, Doing business, Special occasions, Large groups

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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?