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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 good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (31 reviews)
“scotch egg” (7 reviews)
“macaroons” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Great John Street, Manchester M3 4FD, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for anniversary & birthday celebration 🍾 The roof top is definitely the best thing about this hotel...I found the bar area a little dark. The bedrooms are very unique with the lounge areas etc...but they a little tired now. It was a shame the...More

Thank Alison R
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We had enjoyed Afternoon Tea at Great John Street 3 years ago following our wedding, and were hoping that the quality of the food and service hadn't changed when we paid a return visit to celebrate our daughter's first birthday. Fortunately we weren't disappointed! Prior...More

Thank 1981_Ruth
Reviewed 17 August 2018

I booked an afternoon tea here for my Father in Law's 70th Birthday. We had this booked for months. Parking is available right outside however there is a time limit, so we had pre booked parking elsewhere and walked over. We had 2 x Gentleman's...More

Thank Smaybelline
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We have had a lovely afternoon here. The service from all the staff was outstanding from booking to the actual day. The food beautiful and fresh. Hotel charming and cosy. All the reviews are good and that’s why we chose it. Well done.

Thank blissett2016
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Attended a friends evening wedding reception on a Sunday evening. Was previously tipped off to ensure we brought a bucket of money as the drinks prices were steep. The wedding was held on the roof terrace which apart from the view was nice. Plenty of...More

Thank Edward J
Reviewed 27 May 2018

We recently had a family reunion tea party at this gorgeous hotel. The food was fabulous with vegan and veggie options provided. We had a mix of traditional and gentlemans tea and it was all fabulous. We were provided with a private dining room and...More

Thank Joanne O
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely afternoon tea here for a family birthday. Excellent service from the minute we arrived. The staff were friendly, welcoming and even had a quiet word with the pregnant member of our party to check what she could and couldn’t eat. They had...More

Thank ljacques
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

The nicest hotel in Manchester I’ve stayed in! We came for the night last week as a family, had a drink in the bar (extremely high class and cosy) before checking in to our rooms. The cocktail i usually drink wasn’t on the menu but...More

Thank Katie F
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Really lovely afternoon tea. We sat upstairs near the playground and it was extremely nice. The atmosphere was very relaxing. The cakes were delightful, my favourite was the lychee one. The sandwiches were also fab and they took dietary needs into account no problem. The...More

Thank Sophie H
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely family Afternoon Tea, the service was very good and accommodating to our needs. No issue to small to deal with, and we all received a rose which was a nice touch. I would go back and with looks to be able to go on...More

Thank Katherine 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$26 - US$52
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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