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the GRILL on the Alley - Manchester

5 Ridgefield, Manchester M2 6EG, England
+44 (0)161 833 3465
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Ranked #115 of 1,662 Restaurants in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $48 - $64
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, British, Wine Bar
Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

What a wonderful evening we had here- from cocktails at the bar to the chateaubriand my wife and I had to share (along with half a lobster!) the whole evening from start to finish was perfect. A special mention to the manager Samantha who came over and spoke to us- a lovely personal touch... We will definitely be back and... More

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Gary H, Manager at the GRILL on the Alley - Manchester, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a lovley review of The Grill on the Alley. I'm glad you enjoyed the chateaubriand & cocktails. Please feel free to get in touch with me personally upon your next visit or to make your christmas reservations. Warm regards Gary Hall More

Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

We went for lunch, following a friend's recommendation, on Saturday and although the food was pretty good I was disappointed at how dry the salt and pepper chicken burger special was. My companion's premier burger was very good and the service was attentive but not over-bearing but the wine we had was a little too warm. It is frustrating that... More

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Gary H, Manager at the GRILL on the Alley - Manchester, responded to this review

Thank you Brian for your 4* review. Im sorry we didn't excel in all area's of your dining experience. We have discussed your review with the managment team as we really appreciate guest feedback in order to ensure the delivery of the standards that we promote. Please feel free to email me upon your next visit to Manchester as I... More

Brentwood, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

This was our second trip to the Grill on the Alley in 3 months and we won't be returning. We had a reservation for 8.30pm and knew that the table would be needed again by 10.15 which was fine as we had another reservation elsewhere later in the evening. We arrived and had a drink in the bar and had... More

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Gary H, Manager at the GRILL on the Alley - Manchester, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review of The Grill on The Alley. I am so sorry to read that your evening with us was disappointing. Please be advised that we take all feedback we receive positive or otherwise very seriously. The comments that you have made have been noted by myself and the rest of the management team. I would... More

Manchester
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Absolutely fantastic service from the guys and girls at GOTA. Food delicious. Very busy but that didnt matter the staff made our day so special. Many many thanks to Chris fir the fantastic cocktail lesson...patience of a saint...worth every single penny...loved it. Thanks to Imogen and Karolina for their superb organisation of our small but very important event. Ive been... More

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Gary H, Manager at the GRILL on the Alley - Manchester, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovley review, were very glad you had an enjoyable afternoon, as did Chris teaching your cocktail masterclass. Please feel free to contact Karolina or Imogen upon your next visit & they will be more than happy to assist. Kind regards Gary Hall More

Brecon Beacons National Park, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We ate here on a Friday evening, not having booked until late, we were able to get a table for 21.30 which suited us perfectly. The Bar does not stock any draught beer, not even keg, not even lager. They seriously need to reconsider that approach. The bottled beer they did have, Black Sheep was acceptable but as with all... More

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Gary H, Manager at the GRILL on the Alley - Manchester, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the Grill on the Alley. Im glad you enjoyed your dining experiance with us & we really apreciate the feedback with regards to draft beer's & ales this has been passed on to our operations team. We look forwards to your future visit's Kind regards Gary Hall More

manchester
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

I have eaten here before and it was lovely. Also eaten at Grill on New York st which is the same chain and its great there. Last night though was a big disapointment! The service was good and the starters were lovely. The mains though were probably the worst food I have eaten in a while! My husband had lamb... More

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Gary H, Manager at the GRILL on the Alley - Manchester, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The Grill on the Alley Whilst i'm pleased the service was good im dissapointed to hear the food was not up to our standard's. I would very much like the oppertunity to discuss this with you further, please could you email your contact details to manchester@blackhouse.uk.com Kind regards Gary Hall More

Manchester, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

We have just enjoyed the most amazing meal for our tenth wedding anniversary. The service that we received was excellent. The staff really looked after us and made our evening. What can I say about the food??? The food was beautifully presented and was AMAZING. It was so fresh and tasty. I have to say that this was probably one... More

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Gary H, Manager at the GRILL on the Alley - Manchester, responded to this review

Thank you Lynsey P for your amazing review! Im happy you had a great anniversary & have passed your feedback to the rest of the team. We look forwards to your next visit. Warm regards Gary Hall More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

I have been coming to the GOTA for years now, so much so that i have a membership card, my last 2 visits though haven't matched the previously higher standards that have been set! back in beginning of October i went in and ordered the steak of the month, for mains, I'm not to sure what i had for starters... More

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Gary H, Manager at the GRILL on the Alley - Manchester, responded to this review

I am so saddened to read that your evening with us was disappointing. Please be advised that we take all feedback we receive positive or otherwise very seriously. The comments that you have made have been noted by myself and the rest of the management team. I would very much like to discuss your experience further and would appreciate it... More

Warrington, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Lovely meal here with friends...great steak and chips (try the surf and turf with prawns, crayfish and scallops) ...cherry trifle to die for. Great atmosphere with live music playing downstairs

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Gary H, Manager at the GRILL on the Alley - Manchester, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such an excellent review for The Grill on The Alley. The trifle is my favourite dessert on our menu also. We have a live musician every night of the week to create great atmosphere and you can also reserve a table downstairs to watch as well as listen. We look forwards to... More

173900
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My wife and I had a meal here a couple of Friday's ago, we had a great time. We booked an early evening meal as we made our way to the Manchester Arena for a show. I booked on line the night before - no problem. We were greeted upon arrival and decided to have a drink in the bar... More

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Gary H, Manager at the GRILL on the Alley - Manchester, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of The Grill on The Alley. I am glad to read that you were able to enjoy a fun evening with us! It is always nice to hear from another happy customer, it makes our jobs so worthwhile! I am looking forward to welcoming you back to The... More

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Additional Information about the GRILL on the Alley - Manchester

Address: 5 Ridgefield, Manchester M2 6EG, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)161 833 3465
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
Average Prices: USD 48 - 64
Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse, British, Wine Bar

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