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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

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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
Excellent as a breakfast place

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
Ava H
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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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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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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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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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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nottingham
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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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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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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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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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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Walsall, United Kingdom
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

Friendly bar, good food at reasonable prices and alcohol also reasonably priced. Lovely place to hang out. Cellar is use for live music and discos and is brilliant. Get yourself there!

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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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