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Kro Bar

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European, British, Delicatessen, Pub, Scandinavian, Danish
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325 Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PG, England
0161 274 3100
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9:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Seems to be going a bit downhill.....

I've been going to Kro since about 2009 so from student days through to work days and unfortunately, the standard seems to have slipped a bit. The last time I went for lunch here, the downstairs area smelt very strongly of the toilets (which are upstairs) despite it being a busy lunchtime. It has... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 18, 2015
Teixeira0709
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say? Came to kro bar on a Sunday afternoon at 2:15, knowing that they serve food till late. On arrival we were met by a waitress with a bad attitude telling us that they were out of roasts. At 2:15! You know what people want on a Sunday, why would you not make enough so that you... More 

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Thank Paul W
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Paid £3.50 for a coffee and bacon muffin deal. Had a flat white which was terrible. Had clearly been topped up with a considerable amount of water and was served in cappuccino mug so it tasted like a very poorly made instant coffee. If you're into coffee at all this isn't the place to go. Bacon was good in the... More 

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Thank GLawton1994
United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

We ordered the sweet potatoes and panini. It was very yummy and it fills a hole. When visiting be sure to remember there is a door at the back to get in for the garden seating area.

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Thank Chopstixandchips
manchester
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

I used to eat breakfast at the Kro Bar fairly frequently, but a changing timetable meant I hadn't been there for a while. And unfortunately, standards seemed to have declined. My first attempt was poached eggs and black-pudding on a bagel -- except it was served on a ludicrous slate tablemat rather than a plate, and absolutely drowned in hollandaise.... More 

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Thank SpeakerToAnimals
uk
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

After staying at a nearby hotel decided to go out for breakfast and we found this place. Not cheap but really nice quality ingredients arrived hot and we really enjoyed it. It was a cold but sunny day and they allowed us to eat on the tables out front . Would use this place again next time we stay at... More 

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Thank takethe5th
Manchester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Myself and work colleagues went over yesterday for a birthday lunch, service was excellent as was the food. The venue is handy for those working at the University. Would definitely recommend it.

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Thank Michelle D
Rochdale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

Its the only bar in manchester academy area ! Its right opposite in fact ! Good enough for a few beers before you go in to a concert! Fellow fans will be in too. Enjoy. Numan

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Pleasant enough drinking place before gig across the road at the Academy. However, despite the place being packed with people there were not enough bar staff and those that were there looked as if they wished they weren't.

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Thank MissHedgehog0
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

I've been going to Kro since about 2009 so from student days through to work days and unfortunately, the standard seems to have slipped a bit. The last time I went for lunch here, the downstairs area smelt very strongly of the toilets (which are upstairs) despite it being a busy lunchtime. It has also been painted a very dark... More 

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Thank Teixeira0709
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

My son and I had a quick lunch of a tuna melt sandwich and a coffee and cake. Although the millionaires shortbread and coffee was nothing to write home about, I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of the hot sandwich. The tuna was good and plentiful and had a nice selection of veg in it as well, including spring... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 325 Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: 0161 274 3100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 15
  • Cuisine: European, British, Delicatessen, Pub, Scandinavian, Danish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?