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Grinch

5-7 Chapel Walks, Manchester M2 1HN, England
+44 (0)161 907 3210
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Ranked #420 of 1,657 Restaurants in Manchester
Price range: $0 - $57
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Manchester
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Grinch seems to have been around forever and back in the day I used to frequent it quite a lot but as is the way my head was turned by the wide array of newly opened bars and restaurants so it made a nice change to go for lunch with family members this week. I'm glad I did it was... More

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Friendly attentive staff, nice setting and good reasonably priced food, was very impressed with the beef brisket and cornbread main I got, as well as the super light and delicious Baked Alaska and the lovely drinks (including a creamy and perfectly tasty gingerbread milkshake). Would highly recommend.

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Helsby, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Went for cocktails and food. 4 happy hour cocktails, 2 starters and 2 mains cost £45 which is pretty good. The waiter was really chatty about his work which some people would hate but we thought he was really nice, I like having waiters with personalities, not robots! Food was nice, bit too much of it as we would've liked... More

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Manchester
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I popped in here when visiting Manchester on business. Immediate service and attention. Excellent food at reasonable prices. Good atmosphere. What more can you ask for!!!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Grinch has changed quite a lot since I last went a couple of years ago. Admittedly I prefer the way it was before as it had much more of an identity. Saying that the food is still of a good quality, fresh and very tasty. I think it's reasonably priced and great for a mid-week treat. The pizzas are to... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

I received an email from my best friend earlier on , telling me she wanted to grab a snack tonight after work, I met her in town and we headed to that restaurant hidden in a back street, very nice decor inside and great service. Friendly staff, helpful and quite funny. The big let down is the food, my burger... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Went in on my own for a quick bite as waiting for hair appointment. Lovely staff who manage to be attentive without harassing, reasonably priced, generously portioned food. Will be going back!

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Whitby, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Loved this place when it was Grinch and this was first time since taken over by Mud Crab so I wasn't sure what to expect. Booked a table for a few work colleagues and have to say I enjoyed the food, it was excellent. The cocktails were also excellent and the service was good. Will definately go again.

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Prestwich, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I went with three friends this evening and apart from the portions being minute when my main course was served the risotto was cooked with parmesan. There was no mention of cheese being included in the ingredients and thankfully it was strong enough for me to taste as I have a cheese allergy. The waiter, who was fantastic, checked the... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We were regulars at Grinch, now Mud Crab but our last visit was not good however several months have passed and we decided to give it another try. We visited on a Friday lunchtime, previously we would have struggled to get a table but this time it was almost empty, we should have known what a bad sign that was.... More

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