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Bluu - Manchester

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Thomas Street | Smithfield Market Buildings, Manchester M4 1BD, England
+44 161 839 7195
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12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Sun - Wed 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

Really tasty pulled pork burger and pulled chicken.. The and staff are 👍👍👍 we are up here on a trip from London and we are coming back here tonight for cocktails

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Thank DJB52
Bluu M, Public Relations Manager at Bluu - Manchester, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you very much for your recent review of us here at Bluu, we're so glad you enjoyed the food we provided for you and enjoyed your time with us so much that you came back on the evening! If you're ever in Manchester again, make sure you pop down to come and see us! For taking the time... More 

Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 24, 2017

We went on a Thursday evening, the food was absolutely amazing and the service fantastic too! Our drinks server was Josh and our food server was Hayley. Both were absolutely lovely. My husband and I were visiting for the night and they really went the extra mile for us. Massively impressed and genuinely debating another trip to Manchester purely for... More 

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Thank Lianne H
Bluu M, Public Relations Manager at Bluu - Manchester, responded to this review

Hi Lianne, Thank you very much for your recent review of us at Bluu, we're so glad that you enjoyed your time with us and especially enjoyed our deep fried Mac & Cheese (we may be a bit biased but we do think they're worth a trip to Manchester!) We will pass on your praise to both Josh and Hayley.... More 

manchester
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2 reviews
Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

Myself and my partner decided to take advantage of the 50% off offer in January. I had emailed earlier in the week to confirm that the offer was still on and got a really friendly response within an hour of sending it and booked a table for two for 7.30. When we turned up the waiter was really nice, showed... More 

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Thank rococo28
Bluu M, Public Relations Manager at Bluu - Manchester, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you very much for your recent review of us here at Bluu, we are so glad that you managed to take advantage of our 50% off food offer throughout January and subsequently enjoyed the food you received and the service we provided you and your partner! To say thank you for taking the time to write such a... More 

1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

I'm new to trip advisor but feel so disappointed I feel I need to post. Group of us were out for the night, just come from another cocktail bar close by. I ordered the first round, in the cocktail glass pictured. Second round came in the metal jug. I ordered three. I came to drink out of it to just... More 

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1 Thank whhyyy
Bluu M, Public Relations Manager at Bluu - Manchester, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you very much for your review of us here at Bluu, we appreciate any feedback given whether it be positive or negative. We do serve various styles of cocktails, where some are long and some are short. The price of the cocktail is not dependant on the size of the drink but on the alcohol it includes, which... More 

1 review
Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

Myself and a few of my friends visited Bluu recently for a long overdue catch up and some much needed drinks. Upon entering, we were immediately greeted by a friendly member of staff who proceeded to show us to a table and advise us on what cocktails would be best for our each individual tastes. We ordered our cocktails, which... More 

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Thank Lauren J
Bluu M, Public Relations Manager at Bluu - Manchester, responded to this review

Hi Lauren, Hi Steve, Thank you very much for your lovely review of us here at Bluu, we are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us, especially our friendly service. We do realise that not everyone has the same taste buds so do try to advise customers what will be best for them as much as possible ('cause... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

Amazing food great value for money would Defo recommend for families the burgers and brunch are amazing fast and friendly too, one of the best places in Manchester and that's sayin a lot thanks for the great service and amazing food.

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Thank brooksy-1992
Bluu M, Public Relations Manager at Bluu - Manchester, responded to this review

Hi, Hi Steve, Thank you very much for your lovely review of us here at Bluu, we are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us, especially our burger and brunch menu's. To say thank you for taking the time to write this review, we would like to offer you and a friend a free cocktail each. Just show... More 

Oldham, England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

Went with friends for a 40th birthday. We ordered bbq chicken for my wife and bbq beef ribs. Where do i start... the ribs were tough and completely overdone. The chicken was sloppy and only just warm with cold bbq saice squirted over top. Lighting was that dark you couldn't see the food you was eating. This was the worst... More 

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Thank David H
Bluu M, Public Relations Manager at Bluu - Manchester, responded to this review

Hi David, Firstly let me thank you for your review of us here at Bluu, we appreciate any feedback we are given whether it be positive or negative. We're disappointed you did not enjoy your meal with us. We do try our best to serve delicious, succulent food so we are sad you did not receive that. I did check... More 

Bolton, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

Came on a Tuesday daytime with group of friends. Liked how the barmaid put lots of nice fruit in our pints of Rekorderling. Friendly service, nice decor and even some board games what a good idea!!

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1 Thank missy_diva
Bluu M, Public Relations Manager at Bluu - Manchester, responded to this review

Hi, Hi Steve, Thank you very much for your lovely review of us here at Bluu, we are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us. We do try our best to make everything look appealing, it's true when they say you eat with your eyes! And what is better than a good old school board game to play... More 

1 review
Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Came here for the 50% off that runs in January. Didn't have any expectations but I really should have, absolutely great food and Haley the waitress brightened up the meal. Will be back!

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Thank Adam c
Bluu M, Public Relations Manager at Bluu - Manchester, responded to this review

Hi Adam, Thank you very much for your lovely review of us here at Bluu, we're so glad that we surpassed your expectations and managed to deliver you great food and fantastic service! We will of course pass on your praise to your server Hayley! To say thank you for taking the time to post this review, we would like... More 

1 review
Reviewed January 21, 2017

Thanks for fantastic night guys... Compliments to all the chiefs, especially Todd... We will deffo be coming back... 💕 🍹🍸🍷 😍

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Thank Michelle G
Bluu M, Public Relations Manager at Bluu - Manchester, responded to this review

Hi Michelle, Thank you very much for your lovely review of us here at Bluu, we are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us! We will of course pass on your praise to Todd the chef and all the other kitchen team who prepared your food! To say thank you for taking the time to write this review,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$6 - $21
Cuisine
American, Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thomas Street | Smithfield Market Buildings, Manchester M4 1BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 839 7195
Description
Situated in the heart of Manchester's Northern Quarter, Bluu has established itself as the cornerstone of this understated and relaxed drinking and eating circuit. With it's eclectic mix of retro furniture and 80's styling, Bluu does not take itself too seriously. Lived in values are at the heart of it's design. Early doors and into the evening Bluu comes alive playing a mix of music from funk and disco through to soul and house music. If the sun starts to shine, you can drink and dine out on the large pavement terrace. Inspired by pure home comfort, our food menu is an ode to British meat. Hand rubbed and home smoked low and slow for up to 16 hours in our imported smoker, our food vows to deliver a depth of flavour that will instantly transport you to where we were inspired; the southern states of the USA. Come and try it for yourself.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?