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“Sunday brunch” 4 of 5 stars
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Velvet
2 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3HE, England
0161 236 9003
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Ranked #184 of 1,757 Restaurants in Manchester
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Sunday brunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Popped here for some brunch, very polite friendly staff. The steak chilli and onion hot ciabatta sandwich with a side of clotted cream, sweet potato fries and side salad was delicious, a very generous portion and only £8 . They also serve a roast dinner too. Will definitely be back for one of those.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Aberdeen
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Great ambience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Great food and service great too. Nothing I did not like. I went for the cajun salmon burger which was a fillet of salmon not too spicy and the chips were hand cut and crisp. My partner loved his meal too.

Visited October 2013
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north of england
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“New Kid on the Square!!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

So this review is for Velvet Central, we love Velvet on Canal Street too and go every time we are in Manchester. First visited VC on my birthday back in August cos we couldn't get up to Canal Street as it was so busy. Pleasantly surprised, a tad smaller then Canal but very very similar in welcome and decor and exactly the same menu. We just had our favourite, Club Sandwich and fries, waiter was really friendly and thoroughly enjoyed it. Visited yesterday 12th October with my daughter for the launch of their new downstairs restaurant, it looked amazing, same furniture which looks really nice, love the colours. We were the first in but didn't let that bother us, the waiter came to us straight away and was very attentive, and really helpful. Didn't bother with a starter and went for the fillet steak & chips with pepper sauce, our favourite, took a little longer than normal as we both like it well done, but more than worth the wait!!! Absolutely beautifully cooked, well done and not a charred bit or sign of pink inside, perfect, not many chefs can manage this somehow, and the chips were pretty good too, hand made. The chef I was told was 'Rick', looks like they made a great choice. Caroline is the Manager, and she was lovely and couldn't have been more pleasant and welcoming if she tried, making absolutely sure we were enjoying it and just being really friendly in general yet not overpowering as some waiters/managers can be. It was certainly a pleasure and we will definitely go again, looks like we will have to alternate between Central and Canal St. Just one little suggestion to Management, the place is a little bit dark, the ambiance is lovely but just a little will bit more of some kind of lighting would be good, other than that great job!!! Thankyou Caroline, great place to go.

  • Visited October 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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Bristol
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“Attentive service, nice food.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Popped in on my own for something quick which is exactly what I got. A little on the expensive side and very tatty menu which is an immediate point loser. I left full and not disappointed.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Manchester
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“Enjoyable Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Both food and service great. Used to visit on a regular basis with friends from work (Friday lunchtimes). Not been for a while as I have now retired but can thoroughly recommend it. Friendly atmosphere, excellent service and the food too is brilliant. Must go again soon!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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