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39-41 Edge Street | Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1HW, England
+44 161 832 9245
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10:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Tue - Wed 11:00 - 23:00
Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri 11:00 - 01:00
Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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London
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638 reviews
469 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here for a coffee with friends and it's a nice place, with a very trendy feel to it, shabby and student like, but with it meaning to be that way. It was very busy with streams of people still coming in, so clearly very popular. The staff were young and friendly and the cakes were very good. Coffee... More 

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Thank nomadlad
London, United Kingdom
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187 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Googled here after our train from Leeds was royally late. Was listed as one of top places, we narrowed down as they served blood Mary & inventive dishes plus sides. Vibe here reminded us of NY soho ~ anything goes esq. Welcomed wonderfully. Personally I liked the ability to settle before you get up to go to til to order.... More 

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Thank FoodiemonkeyUK
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was really cool. We went as a 4 for brunch and it did not disappoint. Finally a place that serves lemon with tea and does a decent latte too. The menu had a good variety and the eggs benedict, cooked to perfection. We did wait a bit for the food as they were busy but we didn't mind.... More 

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Thank fowlermrrichardf
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Came with friends and had the maple bacon burger. The flavour was unbelievable and it was very juicy. It was so much nicer than I could have ever expected! Small portion but really really nice. Plenty of craft ales on tap, but quite pricey! All in all, gorgeous food and well worth a visit!

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Thank Mr J
Manchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Lazy, lethargic and slow staff. The food is good and fun but the service is terrible and so is the setup and organisation - not too keen on the music that's played in there too. I've been to Common a few times and have enjoyed the food every time but never liked the food ordering process and the search for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Food was great, as was the service, company left a lot to be desired and the music was awful - loud and stressful, not the right tone for a Saturday brunch.

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Thank ashleygbowden
London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is a nice place in the Northern Quarter with a small sofa seating area, high table/ bar stools and a larger table section. The atmosphere and decor were great. Menu has a good selection of brunch and lunch dishes eg full breakfast in large and small, veg breakfast, crispy chicken. Also delicious looking selection of cakes and doughnuts on... More 

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Thank cpgem
Edinburgh
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived here just before midday on a Saturday and managed to get a seat. We were lucky, this place gets BUSY! As a result, it was quite a wait to get served and for the food to come, but it was worth it.. portions are good, food very tasty. Good selection of interesting beers on tap.

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Thank RhonaM
Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Apart from the relatively long wait for food, I had a really nice time when I visited. There's also quite a wide selection of tea, and heavenly donuts. Would go again.

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Thank drunkgrandma
England
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I came to Common for brunch and loved the menu (which is affordable compared to neighbouring places in the Northern Quarter), friendly staff, great atmosphere. All round yes.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, British, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39-41 Edge Street | Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1HW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 832 9245

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