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Beluga

British, Wine Bar
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Central St, Manchester, England
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 16
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  • 25
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  • 29
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Distinctly Average

Poor service coupled with average food. But I have heard mixed reviews. I would not write this place off per se. I just don't know if when we visited it was an off night. Good menu in a nice location which is central.

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 12, 2012
Solekka
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

Poor service coupled with average food. But I have heard mixed reviews. I would not write this place off per se. I just don't know if when we visited it was an off night. Good menu in a nice location which is central.

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Thank Solekka
Leigh
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92 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

discovered beluga many years ago through a friend at work, I enjoyed it so much i brough my now wife here to propose, great romantic atmosphere or grab a large lable for lots of friends, its all good, and the food is excellent

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1 Thank abductee
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

I went along for a cheap and cheerful night out. The food was very bland and forgettable. Unfortunately cheap equaled a poor experience.

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Thank ngriff111
Stockport
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

Very nice restaurant. Staff very attentive. Good choice on the menu. Nice place to eat.Good value for city centre location

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Thank LillyStockport
Salford, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

didnt have the cocktails in the teapot which we was looking forward to got offered a bellini which was just okay! poor sandwiches too :(

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Thank Gmell0r
Stockport, UK
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113 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

The dots say it all - nothing special, and the staff not as friendly as the Beluga in Bramhall. A place to visit if you fancy a drink and a bite to eat while shopping, but not a place to book for a special occassion.

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Thank FujairahFan
Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

We booked a works christmas party there in 2011 and it was unlimited wine for the 2 hours of the meal...there is also a bar upstairs where we went for drinks after the meal. The staff was friendly and the roast dinner was goregous too!

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Thank Emily A
Oldham, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

We visited Beluga as part of a Groupon voucher for a family meal. The choice given was great and the food was lovely! It had a lot of parties the night we visited and with just 2 staff was left waiting with dirty plates a while. However i would definately go back.

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Thank AmieOldham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

Never had a bad meal yet.. I think groupon will refund so be patient.

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Manchester
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

I purchased a Groupon deal in March for "Afternoon Tea with a Twist for Two" at Beluga, and duly booked a table for my Birthday. I was excited to go, as I had heard great things about the place. We arrived with plenty of time, and were shown downstairs. The furnishing were shabby, to say the least - and certainly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Central St, Manchester, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic

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