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Kro Bar

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Sandwiches, British, 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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Food OK, Shabby Venue

This particular Kro Bar is in the middle of Manchester University, so ambiance is obviously out of the question. It also faces a busy road, outside seating being as un-atmospheric as that inside. The toilets were scuzzy, with neither paper hand towels nor drying machines - fine if you fancy eating... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
RossManchester
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Manchester
Good for:
  • Large groups
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

My partner and I visited the Kro Bar on 6 June 2015 for a few drinks. Kro Bar is a quirky little place with a good selection of beers! The ideal location to have pre-drinks before going to Academy 1 or 2 to catch a gig! Unfortunately we ate prior to heading to Manchester as we were unsure about what... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Went to the old abbey on Wednesday 3rd June. It was closed for a private party. They don't give a toss about their regular customers or they don't have any. I spoke to a representative from Bruntwood (their landlord and owners of the MSP) a few weeks ago and he described them as 'dodgy fly by nights who might be... More 

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Watford, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The restaurant provides a mostly Danish menu and to a high standard. I was visiting my daughter at University and her brother had come down from York so this choice of restaurant was perfect for us. The main meal was hearty and comforting and the desserts equally wonderful. The menu is not extensive but what they do provide is excellent.

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Cuddington, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

Mushroom bruschetta - at the most, 4 chopped mini mushrooms. Fish finger sandwich - 3 mini fingers. Poor portions, poor value. Give it a miss.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We had dinner here before a concert at the church next door. What a lovely meal - my daughter and I had prawn and salmon salads with fiery horseradish relish - scrumptious. My husband had a tasty burger and chips, although he didn't like the homemade tomato sauce. Mojitos were 2 for 1 - so it would have been madness... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Been a few times now just for drinks, Haven't tried the food but what I saw looked good, good fairly priced drinks, bar service was a little low but staff friendly enough, they do some great deals during the week especially for students, will be back soon

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

A relaxed yet lively, studenty bar cum simple eatery centrally located in the Manchester University area. The front area has a nice, long wood bar with comfy sofas and some tables. There is wooden bench seating in the back. Music is loudish and lively - we enjoyed it. We had a delicious late breakfast - eggs on English muffins or... More 

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Manchester
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This particular Kro Bar is in the middle of Manchester University, so ambiance is obviously out of the question. It also faces a busy road, outside seating being as un-atmospheric as that inside. The toilets were scuzzy, with neither paper hand towels nor drying machines - fine if you fancy eating with sodden fingers. That said, prices are reasonable. Both... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I booked a table with a friends for a celebration, I had a good prospects about this place. After been in this place I paid a lot of money for a hamburguer (arround £12) for a completly dry and burned meat. I my case for 2 people I paid £40 for 1 started, 2 main courses and 2 pints... It... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Good beer and place to hang out with friends especially after uni. But one of the staff threatened or said he had the right to kick us out of the place over a crisps and being rude as well. Not even allow to put into our bag so we let him take it away. Bad customer service Bad impression especially... More 

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Additional Information about Kro Bar

Address: 325 Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PG, England
Phone Number: 0161 274 3100
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
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
Average Prices: USD 8 - 16
Cuisine: Sandwiches, British, Scandinavian, Danish

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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 8 - 16
  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, British, Scandinavian, Danish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: 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?