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the GRILL on the Alley - Manchester

5 Ridgefield, Manchester M2 6EG, England (Manchester City Centre)
+44 (0)161 833 3465
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Ranked #100 of 1,648 restaurants in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $51 - $68
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, British, Wine Bar
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Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Manchester City Centre
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English first
Munich, Germany
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Came here for my brothers graduation one late afternoon. Very enjoyable with a very varied menu. I enjoyed the duck spring rolls to start followed by steak. Nice surroundings and good wine list.

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Sale, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Went for the first time on Sunday. Both chose a roast. Delicious pink beef for me and pork with crackling ! for hubby. Tried the oysters first brilliant will go for a dozen next time. Good service and atmosphere. Would recommend.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

I ate here with my partner for my birthday as we wanted to try somewhere new and quite liked the menu here. We called up an hour before we wanted to eat but still managed to get a table. We were seated immediately in a booth type table which was exactly what we were after. The service was excellent (didn't... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Late lunch for six people varying ages all thoroughly enjoy a very nice meal very good steaks on those who had them all were cooked medium rare and all were spot on fish was good wine was good and all enjoyed deserts very pleasant staff couldn't fault anything

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Bury, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

OK so we arrived without booking, and they managed to squeeze us into the bar area, a table for 2, and only 30 minute wait. I was there with my partner, a Chef for 30 years.... and it was good to actually be able to get out for dinner on a Saturday night (26th July). So we ordered, a Rib... More

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Visited on friday tea time...lucky to get a table cos we hadnt booked..wanted a main and drinks, however my steak was ordered as medium well no blood but it came as rare..hubby steak was ok , staff took both meals back as mine was not right but staff were very apologetic and asked us if we wanted other food which... More

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Nicola W, General Manager at the GRILL on the Alley - Manchester, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. If you would like to discuss anything with a member of our team please contact manchesterpa@blackhouse.uk.com We look forward to seeing you again here at the Alley soon. Many thanks Victoria More

wakefiield
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We called here on a Saturday evening prior to going to the theatre. We couldn't have been more pleased with the food, service or atmosphere. The staff were attentive without being intrusive. It was clear the the good was cooked to order as it was all piping hot and tasted fantastic. And then the cocktails.... Well they were just fantastic!!!!... More

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Nicola W, Front Office Manager at the GRILL on the Alley - Manchester, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a lovely review. We look forward to seeing you again here at the Alley soon. Many thanks Victoria More

Maidstone, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

You need to book.. Saturday evening was buzzing, they had live music which was fantastic, a really good atmosphere. The food was lovely, especially the special which was Teriyaki Fillet steak..

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Nicola W, Front Office Manager at the GRILL on the Alley - Manchester, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a lovely review. We look forward to seeing you again here at the Alley soon. Many thanks Victoria More

Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

I'd not been to Grill on the Alley for a while why on earth not I have no idea! There is a good range of options on the menu but I found it hard to resist the lure of a steak. I had the rump which was excellent, the chips also great. I had the Black Forest trifle for dessert... More

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Nicola W, Front Office Manager at the GRILL on the Alley - Manchester, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review of Grill on The Alley. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed the food and the service. It is always nice to head from a happy customer! I look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Kind regards Nicola Wallace More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Looking for a bite to eat for a late lunch I came across The Grill after being recommended by a friend. After being greeted and seated by pleasant, well turned staff we had the menu explained to us and ordered one of the finest bottles of Rioja I have had in all my time. Opting for the 3 courses for... More

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Nicola W, Front Office Manager at the GRILL on the Alley - Manchester, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review of Grill on The Alley. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit with us and was able to try our new lunch menu. Next time you come you will have to try our dinner menu and some amazing cocktails! I look forward to welcoming you back... More

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