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2 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3HE, England
0161 236 9003
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely food

The Velvet is a lovely hotel and offers great food too. The service is friendly and the location of the place very convenient.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
Roadsta
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I have visited Velvet many times and always enjoyed. I booked a table for 18 people for my best friends 40th. We had a fab night, staff were great, the food was delicious. We ordered the food in advance as we had a big party, they didn't need a deposit which was good and the service was efficient. They have... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Lovely atmosphere, decor and very friendly staff but the food and drinks are very overpriced. The dessert was just a cup of chocolate filled with whipped cream for £6 although it was yummy

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The food was excellent, the prices were comparable with other restaurants in the area, and the staff were very friendly and polite.

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North Wales, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Fantastic meal and excellent value. I couldn't believe the size of the portions... 1 meal would easily have been enough for the 2 of us. Good service with friendly and helpful staff and very good value for money.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The service was extremely poor, to the point of being non-existent. Once our food order was placed we were not approached again to find out if we wanted more drinks or to ask if our food was OK. After our starters were finished we had to approach the staff to ask if they would clear our plates and bring our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We ate here on a Sunday evening after a mad weekend in Manchester! We had intended to come for drinks and Sunday lunch, however I'd over indulged the night before and couldn't get out of bed until early evening so we came for dinner! We arrived at about 8 and were seated straight away in the restaurant, it soon started... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Was there last night again for a romantic meal with my partner! Had the steak which was very tasty as always.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The Velvet is a lovely hotel and offers great food too. The service is friendly and the location of the place very convenient.

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Went for a meal on the first night of Sparkle weekend, service was great as always, food was delicious and served quickly,will definitely be returning....Great atmosphere

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Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Ok to be fair Average is probably less that I should rate but very good would be misleading, the staff are excellent, attentive without being intrusive, friendly, polite and professional, Drinks were reasonably priced.. menu is somewhat limited, ok I know it's hard to please every taste and of the 4 of us that ate that night, none of us... More 

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Address: 2 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3HE, England
Phone Number: 0161 236 9003
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: 0161 236 9003

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Doing business

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