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Hard Rock Cafe

1 Exchange Square, Manchester M3 1BD, England
+44 161 831 6700
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar, British, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Exchange Square, Manchester M3 1BD, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Every time we visit Manchester we visit the Hard Rock Cafe. Regardless of the time of day we have been (even when three deep at the bar!) we have always received a warm friendly welcome by all staff. It gets very busy at the weekends...More

Thank leanne_soton
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went here for food and cocktails in february and thought everythig was amazing. The guy who was at front of house was very pleasant and made conversation on the way to our table. Food was outstanding, we had the mac and cheese and the ultimate...More

1  Thank Gareth S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Been a few times when I’ve popped to Manchester, also been to others around the world but this recent visit wasn’t good at all. It was midweek so it was quiet around lunchtime. Staff stood about not doing much. Had to approach and ask questions...More

Thank reviewerhull
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Serve till very late. Servers were fantastic, food even better. Prices are respectable but the memorabilia is amazing.

Thank Bondy1993
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I visited the Hard rock cafe in December to escape the hubbub of the Christmas markets! We did have a bit of a wait but it was worth it, delicious food which we both really enjoyed and really tasty mocktails. The only...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We came in to escape the snow, for a drink and some chips, ended up ordering burgers and having few drinks. Even though we live in MCR for few years now, we never tried to vist Hard Rock. We ordered burgers, service was really fast...More

Thank charliecharlotte88
TeamManchester, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi charliecharlotte88, Thank you for your review of our cafe. We are so glad that you were looked after. There are a lot of people like yourself who are local but have not been to their most local Hard Rock, we welcome you to the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Considering the restaurant was virtually empty while I was there, I had to wait more than 45mins for my food!! Chips came out cold.... Burger was hot but a bit average, nice enough, but not for the price and reputation. Was expecting alot more...clearly the...More

Thank GusBan
TeamManchester, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi GusBan, Thank you for your review. It appears that there were a few issues with your visit to our cafe, and for these we apologise. If you would like to discuss your visit further please reply to the email address I have sent you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This visit was a total disaster. It was a Thursday evening visit so the restaurant was very quiet. Even so, the service lacked attention and the standard of the food was absolutely appalling. A nachos sharing starter tasted bland beyond belief and had so little...More

Thank Robin K
TeamManchester, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Robin, Thank you for your review. There appears to be a lot of issues with your visit to our cafe and for these we apologise. I would like to discuss your visit with you further if you would kindly reply to the email I...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with my mum and step dad for Mother’s Day. Had already booked online arrived early and they had a table upstairs which I preferred as it was not as busy. Food was nice we each had a burger and for was it cost can’t...More

Thank tomdebbie
TeamManchester, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi tomdebbie, Thank you for your feedback. We are glad that you all had a wonderful visit to our cafe on Mothers day. I will pass your comments onto Megan, she will be so pleased to know that she looked after you well. How many...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with my girlfriend after watching United play. Got a table pretty quickly! Excellent food, excellent staff, reasonably priced. Very happy. Highly recommended!! They serve Iron Maiden's Trooper on tap too!More

Thank TJA1987
TeamManchester, Manager at Hard Rock Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi TJA1987, Thank you for your comments. We are all pleased that you had a great visit to our cafe. We love stocking Trooper, its a great beer made by an awesome band! Whats your favourite Iron Maiden song?? We look forward to seeing you...More

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17 November 2017|
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Response from bhgoodwin | Reviewed this property |
.. You can check all things Hard Rock via the website for the Cafe you wish to visit .. A really good place to start is at the bar ..you can get a great idea of the place from there, you can also get a good look at a menu as... More
23 August 2017|
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Response from travellingfoodie89 | Reviewed this property |
There's parking just across in the big shopping centre that is quite reasonable just for a few hours :)
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10 August 2017|
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Response from Sara F | Reviewed this property |
Waiting staff were brilliant with the table of ten kids aged between 6 and 14 that we brought with us.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 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 - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Exchange Square, Manchester M3 1BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 831 6700
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