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5 Old Bank Street | Royal Exchange Building, Manchester M2 7PE, England
+44 161 839 4423
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“scones” (89 reviews)
“hot pot” (67 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:00All hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 Old Bank Street | Royal Exchange Building, Manchester M2 7PE, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant for a Sunday afternoon treat. A great restaurant from the minute we walked in. Staff were vety welcoming The restaurant is lovely with great lighting and a lovely atmosphere. The food was really good. Very tasty and ideal portion size. We...More

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stumbled on this place after a recent visit to Manchester, only found it after passing a sign, as this is down a side street. On entry into Annie's it's like an old fashioned tea shop with a restaurant downstairs, lovely. We ordered two breakfasts, one...More

Thank karen l
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was very pleased to visit this charming restaurant hidden away from the main city streets. I was in Manchester for a lovely catch up weekend with my granddaughters so was able to enjoy a special afternoon tea in such pretty surroundings, loved the fairy lighting...More

Thank Gwyn M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked Annie's afternoon tea for a birthday treat for my sister as she loves afternoon tea (especially with bubbles) and after several visits to Annie's before for brunch thought it would be ideal and we were not disappointed. Fabulous service again ....consistent on every visit...More

Thank Nicholax1972
Reviewed 1 week ago

There was a very warm welcome by all the staff who were courteous and helpful. We were invited to relax with a drink in the lounge area where we browsed the menu. The atmosphere was very pleasant, with background music playing. The place felt nostalgic,...More

Thank Kevin186465
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came for the afternoon tea...A hen party. Very impressed, nice atmosphere and feel about the place. Good value for money. Staff very friendly and nothing was to much trouble. I will definitely be back in near future.

Thank cathwiggan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has got to be the best place for afternoon tea in Manchester. Sandwiches were tasty and fresh. Cakes so full of flavour and generous. Scones lovely and moist. Good portions, lots of tea and great choice. Highly recommended 😊

Thank HanniMak
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with work after a team building day. Whilst the restaurant it self is lovely and the staff are great, my and a couple of other people's mains were fantastic. Had the Prawn starter which was lush but the chicken supreme was mediocre. some...More

Thank chesterguy84
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic place all round The food was excellent and not expensive, the staff were extremely helpful and friendly. Will definitely be going back

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with mum in law on a wet and miserable Thursday afternoon. It's an ideal place to pop in for a coffee/tea and cake or even treat yourself to afternoon tea. I can imagine during the cold months it's lovely and cosy especially with the...More

Thank DAAA26
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Nearby Attractions
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.03 km away
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.25 km away
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.04 km away
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.08 km away
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Questions & Answers
julie g
14 July 2017|
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Response from John G | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but I did see child portions. Afternoon teas were being served to families with small children. Best to ring as the people there are very friendly and helpful
24 March 2017|
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Response from Miller0460 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on what time of the day / evening you go If I were you, I'd ring in advance to be sure you got a table However, the staff here are very accommodating Hope this helps
24 March 2017|
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Response from RegHenning | Reviewed this property |
Think it's better to book in advance due to it's popularity but think it would except walk ins
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Old Bank Street | Royal Exchange Building, Manchester M2 7PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 839 4423
  • E-mail
Annies is owned by actress Jennie McAlpine and her partner Chris Farr. Located just off St. Ann's Square in the iconic Royal Exchange building, tucked away from the hustle and bustle, Annies is the perfect setting to eat good old fashioned food and relax in comfort and style. For a business lunch, traditional afternoon tea, pre-theatre meal, leisurely evening dinner or a private party, Annies is the place to find traditional, good quality food and friendly service. Let us look after you!
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