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The Restaurant Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$European, British,
Ridgefield House 14 John Dalton Street, Manchester M2 6JR, England
+44 161 839 1999
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Ridgefield House 14 John Dalton Street, Manchester M2 6JR, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Booked a table for 2 on the terrace was greeted at reception told to take a seat and wait to see if our table was ready we went to the bar was served by a lovely barman very friendly the terrace was great and I...More

Thank Caroline L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with a rather large group, some meals were cold but this was understandable given the size and scope of the visit.

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this restaurant with husband and daughters for special christmas meal, but was very disappointed! This was our fourth visit and had always been very impressed. On arrival, there were 3 members of staff at reception, none of which acknowledged us, after several minutes a...More

Thank duncansc0tt1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fabulous restaurant with a heating outdoor bar with DJ on the first floor. It was quite loud with lots of groups as it was Friday night, but the service was excellent for food although it did take a while for the drinks to arrive,...More

Thank Fionaandchris
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Teenage birthday celebration with family. Saturday night sat outside on the terrace. Great table, exactly where we booked. RBG has a great menu, varied and well balanced......something for everyone. Food and wine were delicious. City centre prices for city Centre food. Service....poor and not what...More

Thank Anita J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Last night we went to The Restaurant Bar & Grill for a work celebration. I was blown away by the food, but the staff really made the night. Our wine waiter Tom really made the night. His passion for his craft was fascinating, ensuring ever...More

Thank anlaeola
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

I always try to be as honest as possible when giving a restaurant review and I confess to dining out probably too much! I have looked at the other reviews here and they do seem rather mixed. Let me start by stating my own view...More

Thank Silverfox6011
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Waiter overfamiliar. When it was pointed out that my plate had blood on it when a medium steak had been ordered(in fact a lot of blood, almost raw) he dismissively passed it off as 'juice'. Had he offered to replace or cook further then I...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Visited Restaurant Bar & Grill for a pre theatre meal with friends. There is a fabulous terrace with comfortable leather sofas to sit and eat or have drinks. Heaters are provided or even a cosy blanket. This makes for a great atmosphere for a lovely...More

Thank theduchess2016
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has been one of my favourites for years, and it still does the business. Newer places have come and gone in the area, but the RBG keeps churning out good food in a lovely, airy space; the views from the window seats are...More

Thank jeff1894
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2 September 2017|
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Response from Pmf56 | Reviewed this property |
Hi , You can eat in the lower bar area however I would just phone ahead to book a table on the outside terrace which is fab & to check about the lift.
2 September 2017|
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Response from nicmad1 | Reviewed this property |
There is a lift which your guest can use also there is the ground floor with a large disabled toilet area which would be suitable. I had a party there and my disabled guests were happy with the venue accessibility. Hope... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$42 - US$70
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ridgefield House 14 John Dalton Street, Manchester M2 6JR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 839 1999
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Located in the heart of the city centre, on John Dalton Street near Albert Square, you will find the Restaurant Bar and Grill. As the flagship restaurant of the Individual Restaurant Company, this eatery is striking and contemporary in appearance. Situated on two floors, the restaurant provides the ultimate dining experience, with a stunning suspended staircase leading from the long bar to the large first floor restaurant. Attracting a cosmopolitan mix of diners, The Restaurant Bar and Grill is a popular choice for local business men and women as well as visitors to the city. The efficient and welcoming team, coupled with the exceptional selection of food and the lively atmosphere, make this bar and grill a must for dining.
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