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Great John Street Hotel

Great John Street, Manchester M3 4FD, England
+44 161 831 3211
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“sandwiches” (32 reviews)
“scotch egg” (7 reviews)
“macaroons” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Great John Street, Manchester M3 4FD, England
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Nice hotel, rooms looked great. Now the BUT, drinks VERY overpriced, bottled beer, no draught, over £4 for a bottle that can be bought for 4 for £4.99 from a supermarket, then they have a nerve to sneak on a £0.45 service charge charge! £7.50...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Soulie60
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Further to our visit this afternoon, I just wanted to put into writing how disappointed we were with both the food and service today. I wanted to treat my mum (who is lactose intolerant) for her birthday and was delighted when Maxwell advised me, by...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Charlotte S
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We visited the Great John Street schoolhouse for afternnon tea as an aniversary treat. We shared both a traditional and a gentlemans afternoon and both were excellent quality with plenty of variety. For us the gentlemans tea was the best value and is highly recommended....More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank 239philw
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

I can't recommend this Hotel enough to anyone considering getting married or holding a function here. From the first meeting through to check out we were looked after by people that cared about our guests experience and their work on your behalf. Nothing was ever...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Tom R
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I was treated to an afternoon tea here for my 50th. It was a relaxing afternoon. I enjoyed my food and the Gentleman Jack Cocktail was very nice. The range of Tea's was very impressive, some I'd not heard of before. Although it was raining...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank 201iainj
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

I had organised a champagne afternoon tea at the Great John Street hotel on Saturday 26th August for my sister for the start of her hen weekend in Manchester with a group of friends... and we couldn't of had a more perfect start to our...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank NatalieCrozier
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We have just returned from a wedding that was held in the hotel and had the pleasure to stay in this lovely hotel. The staff couldn't have been more helpful to the 150+ guests.From the moment you enter reception we were looked after until the...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Claire s
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Visited here with my partner on Sunday as we had booked a deal though Bookatable. £17.50pp was absolutely brilliant value. We were seated in The Library which was fab-absolutely love the decor in this hotel. The service, portion sizes (even if we had paid full...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank LizzieAnnMadden
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We had afternoon tea for four yesterday and were disappointed with the display and filling of the sandwiches which were like doorstops/bricks on a plate with no garnish or presentation!. Our party was three ladies and one gentleman and we would have liked to order...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank margaretsoars
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Afternoon tea for two was really nice , the area where had afternoon tea was really quirky sat on a comfortable sofa and the sandwiches and cakes were served all freshly made and great quality . Great buzz with place and to me seemed good...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank simony657
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2 March 2015|
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Response from Drew1200 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we only had Afternoon tea as well and have no experience of the rooms.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$51
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Great John Street, Manchester M3 4FD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 831 3211
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  • This restaurant is at Great John Street Hotel
A charming boutique-style hotel, Great John Street Hotel in Manchester offers relaxed British dining in sophisticated surroundings. At the centre of the Old School House is The Oyster Bar, an intimate vintage-chic bar serving traditional afternoon tea. Found in the Great John Street Hotel, The Lounge leads out onto the School Yard terrace.
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