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Lead Station

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$$ - $$$
Chorlton
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99 Beech Road, Manchester M21 9EQ, England
+44 161 881 5559
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10:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 23:00
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here for a family birthday meal. The food, staff and service were excellent. We managed to get an early bird deal which was excellent value for money. Eaten here a couple of times and will definitely be back. Booking probably recommended as it was very busy when we were there between 6:30pm and 8:30pm.

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Thank krishanthicarfrae
The Lead S, Manager at Lead Station, responded to this review

Hi krishanthicarfrae Thanks for a great review!! How lovely to know that all birthday celebrations went well and that we provided a lovely meal in great surroundings, we will pass your lovely comments to the team and will look forward to seeing you again very soon. Kind regards The Management Team More 

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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I recently met friends for a meal here and was very impressed, the food was really good quality and if you arrive before 7 you can get two courses for £11 which is a bargain.

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Thank Donna C
The Lead S, Manager at Lead Station, responded to this review

Hi Donna C Thank you for a lovely short review, wonderful to hear that you received a tasty meal at good value and we will look forward to welcoming you again. Kind regards The Management Team More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went here for a Valentine's meal during the day. It has a lovely atmosphere and tables aren't too close so that you can't hear the conversation of people seated next to you. Great tasty food which we ordered off the special menu. Wine was delicious. Great service - attentive but not overly so. Very enjoyable

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Thank SY1_11
The Lead S, Manager at Lead Station, responded to this review

Hi SY1_11 Thanks for a great review and happy post Valentines!! What more can we say but thanks for leaving your lovely comments and it's great to hear that your meal hit all the marks in terms of food, service and atmosphere. Looking forward to seeing you again. Kind regards The Management Team More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had cod with new potatoes and extra vegetables. Was very fresh and tasty. Staff seemed a little disorganised. Got asked by three different staff members for drinks. Guy who took our food order had only just started and didn't know the menu. Nice atmosphere and a great location with easy parking.

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Thank love_eating_oot
The Lead S, Manager at Lead Station, responded to this review

Hi love_eating_oot Thanks for your kind comments, it's great to hear that you had a lovely meal. Apologies for the over service, better to be asked than not at all though. As for our newbie everyone has to start somewhere and although he may not be fully up to speed I'm sure he was polite whilst taking initiative. We will... More 

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit after its refurb and happy to report exceptional food and service has resumed, brightened up a bit now as well post refurb and looking good, quality all round.

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Thank Damian L
The Lead S, Manager at Lead Station, responded to this review

Hi Damian L Thanks for a lovely short but sweet review, it's great to see you are enjoying our new look and we will hope to see you again very soon. Kind regards The Management Team More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just misses the five. All very happy with food and drink. Unfortunately, we did seem to get passed by again and after waiting for a good 20 mins on completion of food had to get drinks from the bar and take them to our table as we'd had nobody ask us if we wanted drinks . Also had to ask... More 

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Thank whydothat
The Lead S, Manager at Lead Station, responded to this review

Hi whydothat Gutted we just missed the 5* mark!! It seems that you always visit at our busiest times, we can only apologise for the slow service. We will definitely use your comments as a training tool to improve and will hopefully see you again very soon. Kind regards The Management Team More 

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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Service from.Rosie behind the bar who has been workkng at the Lead Station for 5 years' Rosie was very welcoming she attended to our drinks and took.our orders for food as we decided to stay for something to eat' I ordered Flat Iron Steak with fries and my husband orderd Cheese Burger' i must say i am quite fussy... More 

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Thank Gaynor01Rockstar
The Lead S, Manager at Lead Station, responded to this review

Hi Gaynor01Rockstar We are so glad that you had such a good time on your visit, your photos look great!! Our Rosa is a gem isn't she?? So glad that you enjoyed great food and service and thanks for the compliments on the surroundings, we are sure we will see you again very soon!! Kind regards The Management Team More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Lead Station has been in the building of the old police station for many years now and has been consistent in serving excellent food and refreshments and reasonable cost in this interesting setting on Beech Road in Chorton. Always attentive and friendly staff. Recommended. They also have the snug Copper Room upstairs.

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Thank racoles
The Lead S, Manager at Lead Station, responded to this review

Hi racoles Thanks for a great review, and a good plug for our fabulous function room!! It's lovely to hear that we have met your expectations on many occasion and we hope to continue for many years to come. Looking forward to seeing you soon. Kind regards The Management Team More 

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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff are friendly, the food is amazing and the atmosphere and decor matches. We sat near a ginormous mirror which was quite impressive and it would be very difficult to say a bad word about this place. I've only been here once but it's somewhere I have reccomended to family and friends and I would most certainly return without hesitation.

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1 Thank tetlow92
The Lead S, Manager at Lead Station, responded to this review

Hi tetlow92 Thanks for your lovely comments!! Apologies for the delayed response, we've just had such a busy time. Hopefully your visit will be the first of many more to come, lovely words!! Kind regards The Management Team More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Went with partner for lunch on Tuesday. £9.99 lunch meal deal. Shared starters, i.e. lamb kofta and fish wrap. Shared mains - chicken curry (a Lead Station legend) and Vegetarian pie. All food really delicious, service great, new decor. Bill £20! Lead are doing 50% off in January so going to go again tonight. Such good value as the food... More 

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Thank mt121
The Lead S, Manager at Lead Station, responded to this review

Hi mt121 Thanks for a great review, we are certainly back in the game!! It's so good to hear that you and your partner had such a lovely meal at a cracking price in such gorgeous surroundings, we will very much look forward to seeing you again soon!! Kind regards The Management Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$31
Cuisine
British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Beech Road, Manchester M21 9EQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester>  > Chorlton
  • Neighbourhood: Chorlton
  • Phone Number: +44 161 881 5559
Description
Originally built in 1885, housed in the former Police Station on Beech Road In Chorlton.Unique and informal seasonal cooking - everything is homemade and cooked to order.We look forward to seeing you.

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manchester
over a year ago
Cheshire, United Kingdom

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?