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Velvet

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2 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3HE, England
0161 236 9003
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a lovely Sunday roast here. Very nice surroundings. Excellent service from very pleasant staff. Good value for money. Definitely worth a visit.

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Thank Tyrone P
Chester, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here several times. The food is always tasty and of good quality and service is always good. The staff are happy and friendly. I always eat here when around Canal Street and will continue to do so.

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Thank VSS8
Manchester, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great visit here again with friends. The gluten free pizzas were amazing as was everything else. Great ambiance and friendly service!

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Thank Matty811
Wigan, United Kingdom
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408 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 350 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sat outside on a lovely sunny Saturday afternoon. Was in a party of four and ordered 2 pizza's. Food very good and the chicken was superb along with the sweet potato fries. Very good pint of Tetley bitter made for a pleasant afternoon eating/drinking and great place to people watch,

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2 Thank IAN O
Chorley, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Velvet used to be our favourite restaurant on Canal Street and every time we had something to celebrate we headed over there. We always had a great time with excellent food, a great menu and foremost attentive, polite and smiling staff. Unfortunately the latter part has changed drastically after a change in management recently. The whole team seemed to... More 

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3 Thank Knut D
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always an excellent lunch at Velvet. The food, service, value for money, ambiance and all round good feeling that you get, makes for a very happy afternoon. I went with some colleagues yesterday, two of whom have never been before but they are already looking forward to the next time!

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Thank Jo O
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146 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service here was wonderful. The food was good but not great, my companions felt the same. If not for the outstanding service I would have rated this place a three.

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1 Thank Coleen O
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place never ceases to impress. Really good, tasty food, ample servings and freshly made. The chocolate selva for dessert is to die for, the meal deal before 7pm is an amazing bargain, along with the pre 7pm house wine!! Enjoy

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my husband spent a weekend in Manchester at the end of July, I have been to canal street on a number of occasions before but always to join a party or a celebration but on this occasion the 2 of us had a relaxing weekend away and stumbled upon velvet for Sunday lunch, as the weather was nice... More 

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Thank Jay B
Cheshire
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner at Velvet last night and sat outside to enjoy the Village atmosphere on a Friday night. Whilst everything was fine, and the service was very good, the food was all a little bland. We had ordered the spicy sweet potato cakes but they weren't spicy and the accompanying dip was very runny with no kick. My partner... 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
British, Gluten Free Options, European
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: 0161 236 9003
  • This restaurant is at Velvet

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Oldham, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?