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Great John Street Hotel

Great John Street, Manchester M3 4FD, England
+44 161 831 3211
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“sandwiches” (32 reviews)
“scotch egg” (7 reviews)
“macaroons” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Great John Street, Manchester M3 4FD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Great John Street Hotel for afternoon tea and it was delicious. The staff were very friendly and attentive. Couldn't fault anythung. We will definitely recommend and return. It's a little bit more expensive but well worth it

Thank Malta2018
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We had afternoon tea for my daughter's hen party, we were a mixed party including vegetarians and vegans and there was so much thought put into every element of the meal. Each member of our party was catered for and it was so lovely that...More

Thank ellidee
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We had drinks on the rooftop terrace, which was wonderful. We then moved to a private dinning room for afternoon tea as part of my daughters Hen Party. The food was wonderful, beautifully presented and lots of it! The room was perfect and well presented...More

Thank hazeldempc
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We came here for a festive afternoon tea and it was really lovely. My first visit to this place & it was a lovely cosy atmosphere. Catered well for my vegetarian friend also. We stayed for a drink afterwards too and enjoyed. Professional service.

Thank calsilver77
Reviewed 5 December 2017

A friend took me to Great John Street Hotel at the weekend for afternoon tea. We had heard that it served one of the best teas in Manchester, so we simply had to try it. Overall it was thoroughly enjoyable.

Thank bugattilover
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Went to this unusual hotel for an afternoon tea to celebrate a birthday. Booked online which was efficient and confirmed quickly by receptionist. On arrival greeted warmly and taken to table. Staff friendly and served quickly. Sandwiches were unusual with herbs and several cakes and...More

Thank rally5
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Nice hotel, rooms looked great. Now the BUT, drinks VERY overpriced, bottled beer, no draught, over £4 for a bottle that can be bought for 4 for £4.99 from a supermarket, then they have a nerve to sneak on a £0.45 service charge charge! £7.50...More

Thank Soulie60
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Further to our visit this afternoon, I just wanted to put into writing how disappointed we were with both the food and service today. I wanted to treat my mum (who is lactose intolerant) for her birthday and was delighted when Maxwell advised me, by...More

Thank Charlotte S
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We visited the Great John Street schoolhouse for afternnon tea as an aniversary treat. We shared both a traditional and a gentlemans afternoon and both were excellent quality with plenty of variety. For us the gentlemans tea was the best value and is highly recommended....More

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

I can't recommend this Hotel enough to anyone considering getting married or holding a function here. From the first meeting through to check out we were looked after by people that cared about our guests experience and their work on your behalf. Nothing was ever...More

Thank Tom R
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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$28 - US$57
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, 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
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  • 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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