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The Grill On The Alley

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5 Ridgefield, Manchester M2 6EG, England
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Been to this restaurant numerous times for various occasions and cannot fault it. Food is amazing and staff very attentive. The restaurant itself is modern and has a great atmosphere. Brought friends here many a time who also have had the same opinion.

1 Thank JessiCAL0uise
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The restaurant was extremely busy...well it was Saturday! The acoustics were terrible ,made worse by music played at mega decibels! Result ,we could barely hear a word anyone said all evening, The food was perfectly acceptable..mainly steak. The staff were very pleasant and I felt really sorry for them having to work in such a noisy environment. Unless you like... More 

1 Thank tcurtisma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The oysters and steak wre their usual first-class; however, the background noise was anything but ambient. It was like dining in the middle of a nightclub; the pianist was far too loud resulting in the diners having to shout at each other and the waiters to make themselves heard.

1 Thank HardRockFan
Hythe, United Kingdom
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58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a Saturday evening here with friends. First impressions very busy and very noisy while waiting to be seated. I always have the feeling l'm being ripped off if the only beer is bottled and when it's not well chilled, that they don't care. Once seated service was good beer still not very cold. I had a rump steak... More 

1 Thank Annepaull
Congleton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a pleasure to look forward to lunch at this restaurant. Food is exceptional and the service has to be applauded.

1 Thank billa409
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Feeling in a steak mood after sushi the night before, so looked at a few meat-centred places and rolled in here, and came out happy. But like those books or films that get you, this one had the odd low as well as highs but all worked out in the end. For more read on. If you like to know... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time visit and I loved it... Came to celebrate for a birthday and it was definitely a great pick. The streaks are absolutely beautiful Ribeye medium rare PERFECT!! Such beautiful dishes full of flavour! Squeezed in a dessert and its was delicious peanut butter mess (sweet but amazing) Overall experience was lovely, decor is very modern and the ambience... More 

1 Thank PeanutbutterLH
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I absolutely love the restaurant it's out go to when we have an occasion to celebrate. The steaks are incredible and the chips are insane! Always great service - my only slight bug bear this time around was that I booked a table weeks in advance and as it was my birthday and I wanted to make sure we got... More 

1 Thank nataliestarbug
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bad service Garlic up your own garlic bread Dry steaks Cramped conditioned All in all very busy but not for us Will not be returning

Thank scott7614
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say? Really nice clean modern Restuarant, great cocktails, lovely menu, mostly steak and seafood, and desserts....don't get me started! You must try the liquid desserts....bizarre but strangely delicious! Service was excellent, friendly, informative and efficient, food was delicious and cooked to perfection, reasonably priced....highly recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16 - $46
Steakhouse, British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Ridgefield, Manchester M2 6EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: 441618333465

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