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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%
Travellers talk about
“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 23 February 2017

We have enjoyed afternoon tea/ gentleman's afternoon tea many times at this hotel. Comfortable chairs and settees,desirable sandwiches, scones and cakes and as much tea as you wish. The decor is shabby chic with non matching cups, saucers and plates. However, on this occasion we...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Always fantastic service and rooms are luxury and worth what you pay for them. Nothing is too much trouble, we have been staying here for years and never had a bad stay. We have also hired the hotel on an exclusive basis for a party...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank kmc030
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Attended a fantastic wedding reception at the hotel. The staff were very accommodating, the food was excellent and the service good.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank mgriding
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I booked online which isn't a great system however when we arrived they checked our order it was wrong, it took a lot of backwards and forwards and talking to the kitchen and finally I had to pull up the email which states what I...More

Date of visit: January 2017
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Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

My sons and I stayed here for one night to attend a family wedding in the hotel. What a beautiful setting but also a very comfortable, cosy hotel too. The balance between aesthetically pleasing whilst also making you feel at home was perfect. The wedding...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank alimM9541SX
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I visited here with some friends. We booked a private room which felt very much like a board room and the actual main part by the bar looked much more appealing However, the staff were very attentive and polite, everywhere was clean and the Gentleman's...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank CheekyMcSqueaky
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely afternoon tea at this hotel, due mainly to a special offer. We had a ladies and gentlemen tea to share, both equally as nice. The initial entrance to the hotel was quite disorganised, which took the edge off the experience. Would have...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank tina f
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely Sunday afternoon tea here. I had the gentleman's tea and my partner the ladies tea. Both were excellent. The staff were friendly and very capable. The building has a delightful character.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank joseph850
Reviewed 30 December 2016

What a wonderful place to go whether you are there for the evening or just to eat. Very pleasant staff. The service reflects the constant thrive of the guests. Well done.. I will be returning with my friend as I doubt they will have experienced...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Gina R
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Organised for boyfriends birthday. Was worried it was a bit expensive but actually amazingly good value. Wonderful food, lots of drinks and fantastic service. Will be back!

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Kirsty B
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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$50
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, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
  • 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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