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5-7 Chapel Walks, Manchester M2 1HN, England
+44 (0)161 907 3210
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Ranked #300 of 1,784 Restaurants in Manchester
Price range: $0 - $57
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Lymm
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85 reviews 85 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The places I go back to tend be the ones where I enjoy the ambience and service as much if not more than the food. The food at Grinch is very bistro and always good. Especially the pizzas. The buzz and service is very friendly and i just relax and chat with my guests without caring about anything.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

Very warm welcome by some great staff, the menu isn't that big but the food was lovely and the portion sizes sat just right. We went on a Friday and they had an offer on for a bottle of prosecco for £15 which is very reasonable for a restaurant in the centre of manchester. We even left with a 10%... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

When we visit Manchester we stop here for a drink and a light snack. It has a nice atmosphere and a good menu with plenty of food and drink to choose. The cocktails are particularly good and competitively priced. Worth a visit if you are in the area.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

Good location just off Deansgate, worth a visit, friendly atmosphere and an obvious meeting place for friends. Food was very good and reasonably priced. Ideal for a shopping day meal and relax.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Me and my wife visited here recently during a trip to the christmas markets and we were pleasantly surprised to find this lovely restaurant to be a peaceful retreat away from the bustle of the city centre. We ordered the burgers which were really tasty and we will be bringing our grandkids here for sure when we next visit manchester.... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We love Grinch. A nice, safe bet. "Fizz Friday" is a hit....along with a great pizza....what's not to love? :-)

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St Helens
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The meat options were great but my husbands veg burger was not nice. There was also a mix up and the starters did not arrive. We were also rushed from our table. Not bad but not relaxing.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We went for lunch after going around the German market in Manchester. It was really busy on a Saturday afternoon and we booked in advance to get a table. The waiter was extremely friendly and advised me when choosing off the menu as all of the food sounded lovely and looked it too! The food arrived shortly after ordering and... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Around 5 years ago this place was fantastic, but on our last visit, we were very unimpressed with the service and the food even though we had booked our table of 4 in advance! Negatives: Mains arrived before our starters. Asked for tap water, but that never arrived. Portions have shrunk considerably (pizzas) Slightly undercooked and no salt what-so-ever on... More 

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UK
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91 reviews 91 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Visited for drinks last evening with friends.. Always go in after Christmas market visit. Usually full to bursting because so good... I know it was 9pm but was empty. They said because there are roadworks at the bottom of the street no one visiting... Please please go.. Don't forget about the place... It has a lovely atmosphere whether sitting inside... More 

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Address: 5-7 Chapel Walks, Manchester M2 1HN, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)161 907 3210
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
Average Prices: USD 0 - 57

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