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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

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 46
    Excellent
  • 38
    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
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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117 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Bolton
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 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
Reviewer
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
Top Contributor
132 reviews 132 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 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
75 reviews 75 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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
4 helpful votes 4 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
6 helpful votes 6 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
37 helpful votes 37 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
UK
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Stockport, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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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 22 - 52
  • 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?