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1 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3HE, England
+44 161 236 4593
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Ranked #43 of 1,781 Restaurants in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $37
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Continental
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I've been eating at Taurus on a regular basis with friends for over seven years now and I've never been disappointed. The service is friendly and efficient and the food is beautifully cooked. The Christmas menu is always adventurous as well as having familiar dishes. The restaurant is temporarily closed for a couple of weeks while work is being carried... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We booked a table for ten after reading great reviews for an evening meal only to find the menu was reduced for this week (after new year / Xmas) so were initially disappointed, but the staff were apologetic and explained why etc. After offering us happy hour drinks (and a free shot) they even recommended other places for our party... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We booked a table for dinner for a group of 9 of us on a friend's stag. On arriving, we were told they only had a reduced menu on due to it being just after Christmas/New Year. Doesn't sound much like a 5 star experience yet, does it? But what happened next made all the difference. On telling them we... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Have never had a bad meal here and once again they came up trumps. A pared back New Year menu was offered but came to The same exacting standards as always. Parmesan Chicken sandwich was to die for, absolutely beautiful. The staff were as helpful and attentive as always. Thank you Taurus Bar! I'd recommend for everyone to try this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Visit here regularly with my partner, visited yesterday with our 4 year old as well. food was great, all made to feel welcome and very friendly staff as usual :) will be returning soon.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Whilst I love this bar and find the food is always excellent I do find the drinks hit and miss. We often sit choosing our cocktails from the list then going to bar to be told, we don't have the ingredients for half of the drinks (especially fruit). I wish I could say this was a one off but it's... More 

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RicBM1, Manager at Taurus, responded to this review

You are completely correct and our act must improve re having the correct ingredients at all times.Thanks for your compliments and other comments too.Hope to see you soon. More 

Hull, UK
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Went with a large group for a Christmas meal, with food pre-ordered. The service was good and value for money was not too bad, but was not impressed with the food. One person had "pie of the day", which actually had no pie crust and appeared to be some kind of re-heated curry with potato on top. Some dishes were... More 

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RicBM1, Manager at Taurus, responded to this review

Sorry you didnt enjoy your food.The pie was in fact a new idea which all others who had it, seemed to enjoy. Constructive criticism always welcome though. Feedback from your table was good, as far as we were aware on the night.Thanks again. More 

cheshire
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Having been over in Manchester for the Christmas market decided to try Taurus for a bite to eat Not been in there before normally eat at somewhere else along Canal Street but thought we would give Taurus a try So pleased we did great value the early bird menu is £9.95 for 2 courses and a bottle of the house... More 

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RicBM1, Manager at Taurus, responded to this review

Delighted that you dropped by and look forward to your next visit..Thanks again. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I might be a bit Buyist on this one to be fair... The reason is that the staff is really really really nice and outgoing. I never had to ask for anything and I always get smiles and politeness and they are really outgoing. The food is just average tho, it use to be one of my favourite place to... More 

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Senior Reviewer
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9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Me and my husband pop in here from time to time to get lunch. The food is always good quality and tasty and the service is always friendly. Being on canal st its very nice to sit out in the sun in the summer next to the canal. In the winter the inside is cozy with lovely leather chares to... More 

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RicBM1, Manager at Taurus, responded to this review

Thank you.Thank you.and thank you. More 

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Additional Information about Taurus

Address: 1 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3HE, England
Phone Number: +44 161 236 4593
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 13 - 37
Cuisine: Continental

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