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Kim By The Sea

49 Old Birley Street, Manchester M15 5RF, England
+44 161 232 7667
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (12 reviews)
“halloumi” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
British, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
49 Old Birley Street, Manchester M15 5RF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of my favourite places to eat, lovely food and drink, great and friendly staff, and a Wounder Breakfast , thanks

Thank Sean G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff, good selection of drinks and lots of variety in the food, including vegetarian options.

Thank SwindonNeil
Reviewed 7 March 2018

I've been eating at this cafe since 2004. Having moved away from the area, still love to pop back now and then. It's great to see the venue doing so well, menu looks impressive, but the vegan options are awful! If you offer vegan junk...More

Thank Joanna23
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

A Left Bank cafe in the Homes For Change/Work For Change co-operatives building known as the Yellowbricks, Kim’s can feel like a link to Hulme’s counter-cultural past. A link with Estrella on tap and a fifty minute wait for moules mariniere. Time spent joking about...More

1  Thank maeventheraven
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

The place is filthy. The floor looks like it has never been mopped. The walls are covered in dirty marks. The table cloths are badly stained and the whole place smells greasy. The grimy and stinking toilets are used to store things. The staff act...More

Thank Lucy W
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

My third visit here and once again the food was good, hearty, tasty and filling. It's a bit different, sort of cafe meets diner and then some!! It has a great atmosphere both when quiet and when full positively hums, with an arty feel. A...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Quirky cafe with a friendly community feel to it. The food here is always delicious. Great service & the staff are lovely.

Thank vonnyk
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Quirky little cafe. Decent enough food, but nothing special, and not good enough to make me want to go back anytime soon.

Thank Worthwaitingfor
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I've been here a few times and the food is consistently great, good value, and big portions. It's unique without being pretentious, and the staff are usually really friendly. One of my favourite places to eat in Manchester!

2  Thank njd92
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

I usually saw lot of people inside so I decided to try this restaurant. First time I came in I thought it wasn't for me because of the style. Anyway I gave it a chance. The waitress was very kind and when I went upstairs...More

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Elaine H
1 September 2016|
Response from TheYorkshireBeard | Reviewed this property |
They do, but not delivery
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Old Birley Street, Manchester M15 5RF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 232 7667
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