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2 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3HE, England
+44 161 236 9003
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Usually party book velvet when there are 10+ going, the staff are always welcoming & very friendly, the food and service is outstanding, I usually go for the the soup starter then Special Fried Chicken, fries and Barbecue sauce dips, their portions are normally more than you can eat, {defo value for money} but I like that here, know what... More 

Thank Milli S
Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had booked a table at a different restaurant but as we were staying in the hotel (won't be ever again btw) we decided to eat in the restaurant. We we're informed of an item not available on the menu which was fine but for another gentlemen to appear 5/10 mins later to make us aware that what had been... More 

1 Thank People777
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten here regularly over the last few years and on the whole the food, the service and the general ambience has always been good. Recently, however, the standard has dropped. We ate as a couple in November and again this week as a table for four. On both occasions the food was average, the service ditto, and the... More 

2 Thank Peter D
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table here whilst staying at the hotel,the restaurant has great decor and comfortable seating. My meal was yummy which I enjoyed however my partner had the spicy special fried chicken and fries, the fried chicken was not spicy but it was over seasoned with rosemary which after eating a small amount started to become unpleasant however this maybe... More 

Thank jfirstone
Wigan, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

My partner and I along with our friends once again enjoyed the four course Christmas Dinner. The food could not be faulted at all. The four cheese soup was delishious. The second course , pallet cleanser was tasty. The Turkey was obviously fresh and cooked to perfection , moist ,flavoursome and plenty of it. The veg , again cooked to... More 

Thank JohnGlover_11
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Firstly like to food was really nice and Waiters and Waitress were really nice. Lady in black and white top with blond hair, possible restaurant Manager, her service and organisation needs to improve as left bad feeling. Tried to blame us for error in menus when we had booked for several weeks and they knew our orders and was trying... More 

2 Thank tomstaite1983
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

3 of us went for a meal here and was lovely. Would highly recommend the steak and pick your own sauce. Mmmm Quality food 100% staff are very helpful . Lovely place to eat and relax

Thank Wanadoo69
Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Hello, Decided to give this place another go but even though their food is lovely, service let them down again. We ordered a starter and two main meals, after some wait the mains arrived but no sign of our starter. The waiter apologised and explained that he forgot about it. My burger was missing blue cheese and for some reason... More 

Thank sancha1986
Manchester, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

Visited on a Monday night so fairly quiet inside. Had a very friendly waitress who was most helpful. Had the rump steak to share , the meat was cooked superbly . All the accompaniments were of a good standard. Would definitely return , just for the great service and the friendly atmosphere.

Thank Jane S
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

One of the nicest Sunday lunches I have ever eaten! The food and service was excellent, could not be faulted! Lovely decor with very reasonable prices.

Thank Hannah0081

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 236 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?