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Christie's Bistro

The Old Quadrangle, The University of Manchester | Oxford Road, Manchester M60 1QD, England
+44 161 275 7702
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
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The Old Quadrangle, The University of Manchester | Oxford Road, Manchester M60 1QD, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Table of 15 for lunch after graduation. Duck confit was excellent. Generous portions and well presented. Very friendly and helpful waitress. Great location in the heart of the University complex.

Thank Nick D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All A1 here, beautiful building, fantastic service, food phenomenal and prices are spot on! Even have tea timers!!

Thank georgesidney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful setting in the heart of the University. Have the old library to yourself with attentive staff, good canapés, acceptably priced wine and add extras as you wish. I believe they hold weddings here and I can see why. Very flexible and quite...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Very good table spacing and excellent location for business meetings. All of us ordered salads, the hot salmon excellent. Water and a shot of coffee. Will return

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed January 31, 2017 via mobile

It boasts a very charming atmosphere. The staff are friendly and the food and drink is very nice. Despite this, it is more on the expensive side.

Thank Lauren M
Reviewed November 10, 2016

As a former student of The University of Manchester, I have been to Christie's a few times. It wasn't somewhere I generally went as a student however as it was a little expensive. I think it was a former library and some of the architecture...More

Thank NManchester87
Reviewed November 2, 2016

I had a good meal there. However I found it a bit pricey compared to what they are offering. Nevertheless, I would suggest a visit. The location is especially good

Thank CaesarFood
Reviewed October 30, 2016

A group of ten of us met for lunch in the lounge on a university reunion stay. It's a lovely venue in the old science library with comfy armchairs and a good and very reasonably priced menu for a light lunch. You have to queue...More

Thank Bethan W
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

There are any number of eateries in and around Manchester, catering to all palates and budgets, but if you find yourself in the vicinity of the University then I recommend Christie's. Just inside the University campus near the library, they offer a small range of...More

Thank GeoffSoltau
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Visit here frequently, good deals on freshly made coffee in the morning and afternoon. Nice friendly staff.

Thank tomsimeone
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January 17, 2017|
Response from Bethan W | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Travelodge Upper Brook Strret. A good, basic hotel, maybe 10 minutes walk away.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Quadrangle, The University of Manchester | Oxford Road, Manchester M60 1QD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 275 7702
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