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78 Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3NJ, England
0161 274 4892
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9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I go to Retro to watch Bands in tge downstairs venue,and not to eat there... As a venue it is a decent little space,a few obscuring pillars and the bar could do with being stocked better,but it ddoes have a certain charm about it..

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Thank Bio-Zombi
Manchester, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

I started going here when I was around 18, I'm now 33, the place was a great location for the collage I went to near by, the people are friendly, the bar staff have always been friendly and the place is just a great bar! I would always recommend this place to anyone, it's not a upmarket bar but more... More 

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Thank mikey281982
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Give this bar a few of your hard earned pounds, caters for student populated around the area. Friendly staff opens late

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1 Thank Andrew S
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Went in for breakfast, it was crap. Really crap. The service was terrible as well. Everything is dirty, don't even attempt to go in the toilets. Honestly just avoid it like the plague.

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Thank Vanessa R
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Good food and good friendly ambience close to Sackville Gardens. Coffee excellent. Loos not clean enough

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2 Thank Ava H
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

Quite A small place the bar is priced reasonably on both levels. As a photographer I have shot at many shows here. The downstairs area is a a good size but the stage could be a bit bigger as its quite hard for a band bigger than 4 to be able to fit on there with all of their kit... More 

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Thank Kimberley K
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88 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

Had a breakfast here and it was cheap and enormous. But big and cheap usuall combine to make crap. The sausages were terrible, bacon, eggs fine but the beans and tomatoes were cold. Not surprised really as the bar girl was glued to Facebook even when taking my order. If you are taking my money I demand eye contact

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Thank Lostinthenewworld
nottingham
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We had breakfast here. The place was a bit odd. The bar staff was a bit strange too. I guess she was bored but it wasn't really service with a smile. She had her face planted in her phone the whole time we were there. The TV was on quite loud and the music was on too. When a song... More 

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Thank rulan91
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

i expected a real mancunian, hangover curing full breakfast, but what i got was a full plate of barely reheated slop. the egg floated in its own puddle of oil. served with an almost apologetic smile. my hangover was far from cured perhaps encourage a little. which is a shame because the hangover inducing night out in their downstairs club... More 

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Thank miserylovestotravel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

If you're looking for a traditional fry up at a sensible price. This is ideal. No thrills, but a good value tasty breakie.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
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Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3NJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: 0161 274 4892

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