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Unit B, St James Building | 61-95 Oxford St, Manchester M1 6FQ, England
+44 1612286665
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Ranked #564 of 1,715 Restaurants in Manchester
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
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Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
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English first
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Nice modern Pizza Express, a bit cramped when busy. Feel they have tried to squeeze an extra table or two in where they weren’t designed to go so those customers feel in the way. Staff efficient and friendly. Noticed a young boy at an adjacent table with an activity sheet to colour and a pot of crayons supplied by the... More

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We had tickets for Sheryl Crow playing at the Manchester Ritz on a Thursday night - and just enough time after work for a quick meal - Pizza Express seemed like a good solution. The Trip advisor reviews gave pause for thought – but everyone has their own experience and their own standards. We looked in and decided to give... More

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Congleton
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47 reviews 47 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

I have been to many Pizza Express restaurants, but this was not one of the best by a long stretch. They gave me a meal I didn't order - the waitress didn't write my order when I gave it - so i'll make sure they do this next time; lesson learnt. Anyway, the food was good, as usual. But I... More

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Cheshire
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64 reviews 64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I'm a fairly regular user of Pizza Express but it was the first time I'd visited this establishment. Everything was fine - decent service and food as you'd expect. However the chairs - must be the worst I've ever sat on anywhere. Uncomfortable isn't the word, they are flat solid wood, no cushion or shape to help out, I worry... More

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

We went during the lunch break at a convention in Palace hotel. Unfortunately so did about a dozen other conventioneers at exactly the same time, resulting in PEs service going into meltdown. The food was of the standard one expects from this chain, but our advice is to ask how long the waiting time is for food, especially on a... More

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We went for a late lunch today whilst in Manchester for the Coronation Street Tour. We arrived after 2pm and the restaurant was pretty much empty. We were seated straight away, and the food was really tasty. We both had salads. They took a while to come considering the lack of people, but still really tasty. The service was slow... More

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Salford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Pizza Express does a range of Italian dishes however the best thing is that they offer discount with the NUS extra card. I got 40% off which was great!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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146 reviews 146 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

What a restaurant, the operation is so very slick. We were in Manchester for the Palace theatre. The restaurant is just a couple of minutes walk away from the theatre. We had booked a table by phone, as we arrived , we were immediately seated. The service was fast without being pushy and the food very good. The whole ambiance... More

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Lowton
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Called in to this pizza express last night before going to the theatre. Didn't have a lot of time but the staff made sure they took our order quickly and the food arrived very promptly. Our food was delicious and the staff really looked after us. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

We opted to dine here last night as we travelled to Manchester for a gig at The Ritz. This restaurant was ideally situated as it was literally three minutes from Oxford Road train station and about the same to the venue. We were seated straight away as it was 5pm on a Monday evening and there was just two of... More

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Address: Unit B, St James Building | 61-95 Oxford St, Manchester M1 6FQ, England
Phone Number: +44 1612286665
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
Cuisine: Italian

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