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78 Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3NJ, England
0161 274 4892
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9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Seating

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
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Give this bar a few of your hard earned pounds, caters for student populated around the area. Friendly staff opens late

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 22, 2015
Andrew S
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Give this bar a few of your hard earned pounds, caters for student populated around the area. Friendly staff opens late

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1 Thank Andrew S
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Went in for breakfast, it was crap. Really crap. The service was terrible as well. Everything is dirty, don't even attempt to go in the toilets. Honestly just avoid it like the plague.

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Thank Vanessa R
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Good food and good friendly ambience close to Sackville Gardens. Coffee excellent. Loos not clean enough

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2 Thank Ava H
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

Quite A small place the bar is priced reasonably on both levels. As a photographer I have shot at many shows here. The downstairs area is a a good size but the stage could be a bit bigger as its quite hard for a band bigger than 4 to be able to fit on there with all of their kit... More 

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Thank Kimberley K
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89 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

Had a breakfast here and it was cheap and enormous. But big and cheap usuall combine to make crap. The sausages were terrible, bacon, eggs fine but the beans and tomatoes were cold. Not surprised really as the bar girl was glued to Facebook even when taking my order. If you are taking my money I demand eye contact

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Thank Lostinthenewworld
nottingham
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We had breakfast here. The place was a bit odd. The bar staff was a bit strange too. I guess she was bored but it wasn't really service with a smile. She had her face planted in her phone the whole time we were there. The TV was on quite loud and the music was on too. When a song... More 

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Thank rulan91
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

i expected a real mancunian, hangover curing full breakfast, but what i got was a full plate of barely reheated slop. the egg floated in its own puddle of oil. served with an almost apologetic smile. my hangover was far from cured perhaps encourage a little. which is a shame because the hangover inducing night out in their downstairs club... More 

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Thank miserylovestotravel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

If you're looking for a traditional fry up at a sensible price. This is ideal. No thrills, but a good value tasty breakie.

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1 Thank JPJarvis5
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

We ate breakfast here two days in a row and they were fab. Good fry ups, ample sizes, tasty and good service. Definately worth having breakfast here if u are in the area

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1 Thank Philede
Walsall, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

We have walked past this place many times as we often stay in the Ibis hotel but this time the smell of cooking breakfasts enticed us in! The food was cheap, £3.75 for a full english but great quality. Will be going here again and again!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 78 Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3NJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: 0161 274 4892

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Cafe
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

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