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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 16 November 2016

Superb afternoon tea, staff were extremely polite and professional, excellent service. Beautiful old hotel, food wonderful.

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Beverleylass
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

What a fab hotel tucked off a side street. Lovely decor and ambience from the minute you enter. We had the gentlemans afternoon tea which is a more manly version of the traditional afternoon tea. Portion sizes were great and all the food was lovely....More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank stokie_gem
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We had my daughters wedding here. What a beautiful setting, the food etc was great but the staff were quite rude at times. It did dampen what should have been an amazing day.

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Linda P
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I've just visited with 5 family members for afternoon tea and it was lovely! The sandwiches and cakes were all really tasty as was the gents afternoon tea with cheese and biscuits and a great selection of tea available. My only critique is we all...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Lucy C
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Spent the night here in one of their two level bedrooms with four poster. It was one of the best nights sleep Ive ever had. The hotel is very nicely decorated and the bar area is sublime. Nice touch serving free sample snacks with drinks....More

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank James L
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We were given vouchers for afternoon tea as a Christmas present so didn't know what to expect on our visit. We were greeted at the reception on arrival and shown into the bar and restaurant area; we were greeted there by Marlena who was very...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank mikemaccaff
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I submitted by mistake a review for the rooftop bar which was for the hotel. This is my favourite boutique hotel in Manchester a special find I came across it on a one off when I was invited to a special event with a friend....More

Date of visit: September 2015
Thank A I
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Great experience. Lovely setting. Food mostly excellent and hot, much preferred the gentleman's afternoon tea . Impressed that we could try as many tea drinks as we wanted and Marlena who looked after us was excellent.

Date of visit: July 2016
1  Thank heldoog838
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I booked the gentleman's version for my boyfriend's birthday. The food and service was excellent. The savoury items are served first as they are all hot, followed later by the desserts but with a good enough break in between. We couldn't manage all of the...More

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank Hyly20
Reviewed 1 July 2016

I visited this hotel for Afternoon Tea with a group of friend's to celebrate a 21st birthday and I have to say everything about it was flawless. Not only was the Afternoon Tea absolutely delicious, but the staff we're extremely helpful and helped make our...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank rgriffiths1403
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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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
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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