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“Saturday dining” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Jack Spratt - CLOSED

Jack Spratt
John Dalton Street, St James Square, Manchester M2 6WH, England
0161 833 1016
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Price range: $8 - $23
Cuisines: English, International, British
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: A favourite local hideaway brimming with bohemian charm, Jack Spratt offers relaxed continental-style cuisine. Showcasing a homemade menu, wholesome Jack Spratt favourites include sizzling grill cuts, hand-pressed burgers and flavoursome vegetarian options, whilst a selective wine list showcases carefully chosen international bottles. Jack Spratt is renowned for its eclectic music playlist, and draws in a following with its regular live music sessions.
Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Saturday dining”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Went to Jack Spratt on Saturday early doors got there just before 5pm and were told we had to come back as they were not ready to open but the front door was open, why not say just have a drink at the bar and we will be with you shortly would have been the better option.
Have to say that the food was great really enjoyed the chicken strips and the ribs were really tasty with onion rings and purple potatoes .
Another niggle was that we had to ask for the bill twice in the end we just took it to the bar to pay.
Might go again as the food was good.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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S0mE, Owner at Jack Spratt, responded to this review, October 9, 2012
Hey,

Thanks for taking the time to write a review on tripadvisor about your experience on Saturday evening. We do normally invite customers who are waiting for us to open at 5pm to have a drink at the bar.... however, we were testing our PA system as we were expecting to have live music on that evening. As you might have guessed, the PA system tests did not go well as we were unable to have any musicians on later in the evening. For this, I do apologise.

Hope you are well and look forward to seeing you in the future.

Kind regards,

Marcus Emadi
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Preston, United Kingdom
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“Excellent Sunday Lunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

Went here for Sunday lunch and it was thoroughly enjoyable. The roast was excellent and the atmosphere was great. Would recommend to anyone looking for great food at a great price.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Manchester
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
“very good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012 via mobile

we spent a very nice hour or so here saturday evening. the one thing i have to say is when i booked we asked for a booth as it was our wedding anniversary and we wanted a nice cosy booth. but we were told they were only for 4 people on saturday evenings. so i was quite upset when we walked in and every single booth had parties of 2 in them! this did put a bit of a dampner on it for me...and the table we were given was right next to the bar so everyone coming in was waiting close by so it was a bit noisy..however i will say the food was great and we both enjoyed our starters (chicken goujons & sweet potato wedges) and mains (ribs and chicken) the place has a nice atmosphere with candles and nice music. the staff were very friendly. it was exceptionally busy tho so very noisy. we would recommend it and would go back but probably mid week so it was a bit quieter and hopefully we would be the one of the lucky ones to get a booth!

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Great restaurant- £8 early menu amazing value”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

My boyfriend and I were very pleased with this sweet restaurant- great atmosphere, staff were friendly, and the food was delicious. My boyfriend found he had to have a side salad after ordering his meal (the steak) so maybe men will find the main portions not quite enough.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“This Independent restaurant really stands out from other restaurants.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012 via mobile

I organised a party for 17 on a busy saturday night. They organised our tables get my party all sat down were outstanding. All starters, mains and desserts were superb. All party member really enjoyed their evening with my choice of reccomendation jack spratt. All staff were very friendly, warm approach, professional and outstanding customer service. Thanks to all staff from kitchen, bar, waitering staffs and the managers.
Again this restaurant has built up a great reputation to succeeding customer satisfaction and i will reccommend jack spratt restaurant to my clients, guests and others.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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