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“One of the best bars on canal street” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Velvet

Velvet
2 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3HE, England
0161 236 9003
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Ranked #204 of 1,718 Restaurants in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
UK
Top Contributor
136 reviews 136 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
“One of the best bars on canal street”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Lovely bar, nice and classy. Not really a gay bar at times as there seems to be more straight people. The Vodka Martini's blow your head off!

Visited June 2013
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Fabulous !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Sat outside at lunchtime by the canal.
Went back in evening for tea. We intended to eat outside as was great weather, but started to go cooler and they found us table for 2 inside.
Oh my goodness, the food was fab, the staff were wonderful.
I could not fault this place at all !

Visited May 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Great restaurant, good to sit outside with cocktails.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

I have eaten here a number of times and the food is wonderful. They do a choice of starter and main or main and dessert for £15.95. Great, tasty food, I have never had a bad meal here. The staff are helpful and friendly. It is lovely to be able to sit outside with cocktails - they have Happy Hour! For those with a sweet tooth try the 'Cherry Bomb' and 'Mai Tai. I love a trip here with friends. I will be visiting again soon, cannot wait!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great Service! Good food! Fantastic atomosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

The service was wonderful... very cute waiters! Great food and fair prices. A definite place to return to!

Visited May 2013
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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Amazing Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

We ate there as we were guests at the hotel and it was amazing. Superb quality and price were reasonable too. It is a must visit wether you are staying at the hotel or not !

Visited November 2012
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