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Octagon Lounge - CLOSED

16 Peter Street | Midland Hotel, Manchester M60 2DS, England
+44 161 236 3333
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good19%
  • Average18%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible11%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
British, European, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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16 Peter Street | Midland Hotel, Manchester M60 2DS, England
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1 - 10 of 221 reviews

Reviewed December 21, 2017

lively place by the weekend, very mellow and soothing by weekdays. You can chill by this place first before heading to any other party or spot

Thank tameemw
Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

Bread hard asked for certain sandwiches waitress brought the ones we didn't want pulled her face sat under the air con seemed interested in chatting amongst them selves plus when we left just ignored us don't go stay away from midland they have let themselves...More

3  Thank tyson507
Reviewed September 26, 2017

Having got married at the Midland 5 years ago, I was excited to return to the newly renovated tea room and I must say that the decor is fantastic! The crockery and surroundings are lovely. Overall I would say that we were disappointed with the...More

2  Thank Manc_Jenna_83
Reviewed July 25, 2017

just relaxed, people-watched, had a drink and a snack, listened to the pianist playing discreetly in the background.

Thank grahamthemagseller
Reviewed July 23, 2017

Balazs made the best Dirty Vesper we've tasted outside of our own house...all credit to the staff training, as he'd never made one to these instructions before! Also great thanks to Sammi for the extra biscuits and offering us towels to dry us when we...More

Thank John L
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

Awful, my friend requested just two types of sandwiches and got all four, requested no mustard and got mustard , they were dry . Service charge was £5 + .when we complained the first time waitress wasn't bothered in the slightest but did say sorry...More

2  Thank 181jillb12
Reviewed July 5, 2017

Staff were courteous and the venue itself is smart and clean - crips linen. Sadly - the actual afternoon tea is not worth £30 a head (including 10% cover charge). Cold finger sandwiches - some with zero filling others with minor filling and no taste....More

2  Thank pbratulis
Reviewed May 26, 2017

Tea for two should have been a pot of fine loose leaf tea each according to the menu. Waiter brought 2 small tea pots with a very ordinary tea bag tag on display. I complained & asked which loose leaf tea did they have because...More

1  Thank Margaret R
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

I can't make any complaints about the service, location or food. All staff were very helpful, the food and drinks came very quickly and it was all very chilled and relaxed.

Thank Alastair T
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

Really surprised as took over 20 minutes and asking a number of staff to get service but no seem to be bothered serving, then drinks took an eternity Had so many good visits but seems place is on the way down

2  Thank Dubnadubna
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Restaurant Details

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Special occasions, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Peter Street | Midland Hotel, Manchester M60 2DS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 236 3333
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Description
Bringing timeless opulence to Manchester, The Midland Hotel has been a landmark spot since the early 1900s. Traditional afternoon tea is served with signature Midland elegance, offering delicate tiered stands filled with finger sandwiches, cakes and scones. Served in the majestic Octagon Lounge with its lofty ceilings and plush armchairs, The Midland afternoon tea is a relaxing yet lavish occasion.
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