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Manchester 235 | The Great Northern, Manchester M3 4LP, England (Peter Street)
01618262808
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6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sun 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Gosh. Its so loud. Beyond loud. Perhaps I was being naive to not realise how much noise would pollute from the Casino. The food was ok. Dont really remember much about the staff which I dont think is a good thing. I was definitely not prepared for the girl in the toilets inspecting her bikini line in the mirrors in... More 

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Thank Danielle J
Manchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

I loved the fact this place was almost empty and so quiet for our anniversary. The food was delicious and priced about right for what it was. The service was great and we got free drinks after he proposed which was really nice!

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Thank Aladiran
Manchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013 via mobile

My husband wanted a great place to propose and looked up the best places in Manchester to eat as it was our anniversary too. This place was lovely and quiet! Just how we like it. Food & service were outstanding. When we got engaged we were given free non alcoholic cocktails as we don't drink but we were offered free... More 

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2 Thank Aladiran
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Good restaurant, food, decor and staff all quality but few covers for a Saturday evening. James Martin taking over won't make any difference. The problem with the place is the casino which you have to walk through after, getting past the casino reception. The place needs its own entrance which is probably impossible and a small but important point, you... More 

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Thank 89Mikey89
Manchester UK
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

My husband and I booked a table here shortly after watching a movie nearby. The staff who took the booking, seated us and then served us were all friendly, attentive and knowledgeable. The food couldn't be faulted. Excellent value. Recommended

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Thank PantsCat
Durham, UK
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

I went with friends to Linen and found the food to be first rate. The quality was on par with some Michelin establishments I have eaten in. The ambience was nice and you wouldn't know it was in a casino as it is well away from the gaming floor. The service is a little lacking and we felt we had... More 

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Thank Sidious-Durham
Manchester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Myself and a friend found Linen by chance. We decided to try it out we went early on a Saturday about 5 30. It was nearly empty. We got the early bird menu. Food was fabulous. Service great (but there was only about ten people in) the staff were very friendly. They told us about James Martin taking over in... More 

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Thank MollyMay_11
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We managed to book this at the last minute and did wonder why there was availability after trying several of our favourite city centre restaurants which were all fully booked. The Restaurant was only half full at 8:00pm on a Saturday night and the food was only average despite many reviews saying otherwise. The staff were friendly and eager to... More 

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Thank Pete G
Manchester, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Lovely looking restaurant with the wow factor. You have to walk through the casino but so what, it didn't bother any of us and the casino noise level was quiet, but it was a Monday evening. the t bone steaks where excellent as was the 3 bird roast. the lamb course could have had a couple more lamb cutlets and... More 

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Thank 780Phil
Beckermet, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013 via mobile

Just returned from a meal with my wife in Linen. We were having a intimate night out (or so we thought) to conclude our two weeks holiday before returning to work. The restaurant was very nicely decorated BUT its location is above the casino and bar area. There was a private party in the bar and the music was exceptionally... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$26 - $40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manchester 235 | The Great Northern, Manchester M3 4LP, England
    (Peter Street)
  • Public Transportation: Deansgate
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: 01618262808
Description
Linen Restaurant is now James Martin Mancehster

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?