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Review of Bar 21

Bar 21
Ranked #791 of 2,345 Restaurants in Manchester
Price range: $7 - $12
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Specialties Got an alien? Yes we do. Do we make all our dishes fresh & to order? Yes we do. Got great DJ's & a dance floor? Yes we do. Got top class beers, real ales, wines & quality spirits? Yes we do. Do me make fantastic Cocktails? Yes we do. Do we have Happy Hour? Yes we do. BAR21 is the place to come for a relaxed lunch, dinner or night out. None of the pretentious stuff, just friendly staff, great food, & music you'll want to dance to ! Free WiFi + Motor City Disco Friday & Saturday from 8-10pm + Top Manchester DJs every weekend from 10pm History Established in 2006. Bar 21, formerly TV21, has gone from strength to strength over the years. This year has seen the creation of a whole new bar environment - still casual, relaxed and with great music, we hope that both new and regular customers can feel at home with us here - after all, we're one of the quirkiest bars in the Northern Quarter, with friendly staff and great food too
Reviewed December 17, 2012

We went on saturday the 8. Decemder, the staff been friendly but we been told there is a waiting time on food. Our food arrived after 30 min, we had a chicken chorizo burger and a bean burger both huge only problem we got our knifes and forks took 10 min longer to arrive.

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Reviewed December 15, 2012

hi

i go out in town a lot, and while this place may look a little different then other bars the service is just slow and rotten.
on top of this, a friend of mine left his coat/got it pinched in this place, i rang and asked if this was tv21's bar, the man said very rudely that of course it is then hung up, after 30 more minutes of calling back, no one answered and he lost his coat.
the type of people that go here are too loutish.

i'd reccommend squirrels in the northern quarter

please avoid tv21's

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Reviewed December 9, 2012

Mexican canteen on Thomas Street in the Northern Qtr. Food reasonably priced but fairly average. Seating not that comfortable and a studenty feel to the atmosphere. Will try elsewhere next time.

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Reviewed December 8, 2012

We had booked a table for 5pm as we had a theatre booking and when we got there, there was no table for us and the waitress told us that they had forgotten. Not impressed with the tv/film theme as it seemed to be just a few movie posters up and there was a film showing the Nativity on in the background. It took over an hour for the food, just two burgers, to reach our table. When we complained we were told our drinks would be complimentary by one waitress but the message didn't get through to the surly, rude, older waitress who took our money. A very disappointing visit, not exactly fine dining and one rude waitress.

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Reviewed November 20, 2012

turned up last night with a living social voucher,
we checked about reservations no booking required monday to thursday,
anyway turned up after paying a fiver to park outside to be told no cheff no food!
i could of throttled his smarmy face.
he just said no food i said this is a joke he said we dont cook food on a monday.
he was so rude please do not go here!!!

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Thank albefuiraman
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JamieTV21, Manager at Bar 21, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2013

First of all let me apologise for your inconvenience and thank you for your feedback.

We have had a recent change of personnel in the Kitchen and have a new menu being put together which will go live in February.

During the turn around of Kitchen staff we had to stop serving food on Mondays. This is no longer the case and we serve food now 7 days a week.

I am sorry if you felt that the Supervisor on shift was disrespectful, steps have been put in place to better deal with complaints of this nature.

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