Albert's Didsbury
Albert's Didsbury

Albert's Didsbury

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.albertsdidsbury.com/
  • Phone: 0161 434 8289
  • Hours of Operation:
    Brunch:



    Saturday - Sunday: 10:00AM - 12:00PM,





    Lunch:



    Monday - Friday: 12:00PM - 05:00PM
    (offering a la carte and our £10.95 for 2 course lunch offer)



    Saturday: 12:00PM - 05:00PM;



    Sunday: 12:00PM - 05:30PM





    Dinner:



    Monday - Friday: 05:00PM - 10:00PM



    Saturday: 05:00PM - 11:00PM



    Sunday: 05:30PM - 09:30PM
  • Payment Options: JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: European, British
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: The Castlefield Rooms offer a boutique, out of the ordinary, venue in central Manchester, in a stunning position within a conservation area on the banks of the Bridgewater Canal. With a superb location in Manchester City Centre, near all major transport links, complimentary on site parking and the highest levels of service and cuisine, the Castlefield Rooms are the perfect venue to hold your wedding, corporate event or party.


    We offer a choice of three contrasting spaces for anything from 25 to 250 guests together with a range of competitively priced event packages. The versatility of the spaces is also reflected in the variety of menus available from the acclaimed kitchens of Albert’s Shed Restaurant and Dukes 92 which are located on the same site as The Castlefield Rooms.


    Whichever space you decide on you will have our dedicated Events Team on hand to ensure the smooth and efficient running of your event.
  • Private Party Contact: sarah ramsbottom 01618398656x
  • Special Events: Bank Holiday breakfasts! We serve breakfast every Saturday and Sunday morning, from 10am to midday and on every bank holiday too.

Getting there

  • Parking: Private Car Park
  • Parking Details: We have a limited number of car parking spaces in our car park behind the restaurant, and there is also street parking on the adjacent road.
A word from Albert's Didsbury
Albert’s restaurant and bar is the eagerly awaited new addition to the dining scene in West Didsbury. The new restaurant is the second Albert’s opening, and is a sister restaurant to Albert’s Shed in Castlefield, in Manchester city centre.






The new space, which has been created from the old Barleycorn pub site on Barlow Moor Road in Didsbury, aims to provide South Manchester with a slick, modern space with dining for 160 guests inside and will also feature a fabulous outside dining terrace for 60 – perfect for alfresco dining this summer.






The menu is modern British with an eclectic mix of Albert’s favourites and dishes from around the globe, all using only fresh local ingredients. The restaurant will be open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner, and, in a first for Albert’s, will be offering a full brunch menu on Saturdays and Sundays.
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Albert's Didsbury reviews from OpenTable diners
656 reviews since 26 November 2013
Average Rating4.3
  • Food4.3
    Service4.3
  • Ambience4.3
    Value4.1
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasions (442)outdoor eating (321)group bookings (271)fit for foodies (253)romance (232)sunday lunch (223)business meals (204)brunch (184)outstanding value (172)child friendly (172)disabled access (103)afternoon tea (87)good vegetarian options (77)pre/post theatre (56)Show More
  • Simply perfect!
    Gaye
    Dined on 23/11/2014
    Time and again Alberts delivers outstanding service, food and ambiance. I would like to see a loyalty card or perhaps a drink offer for regular, returning customers. It is without contest my favourite restaurant and without exception, a host of lovely staff.
    Special Features:
    afternoon tea, brunch, disabled access, fit for foodies, good vegetarian options, group bookings, outdoor eating, outstanding value, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
    • Food
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 22/11/2014
    Lovely meal with excellent service perfect way to celebrate our wedding anniversary.
    Special Features:
    romance, special occasions
    • Food
    • Ambience
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    • Value
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • family dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 22/11/2014
    we were visiting Manchester and celebrating a 21st birthday. Albert's gave us an excellent table, excellent service, and superb food. They added little extras to help our celebration which was very generous and all added to a most enjoyable evening. we will certainly return and won't hesitate to recommend Albert's to our friends.
    Special Features:
    brunch, child friendly, group bookings, outdoor eating, special occasions, Sunday lunch
    • Food
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Albert's Didsbury - Our 25th Wedding Anniversary
    MikeL
    Dined on 21/11/2014
    We have been to Alberts many times since it opened and this visit was very much below the standard that Alberts has set. There was plenty of staff but there appeared to be no co-hession or system in place. The staff do not even introduce themselves anymore. The menu's are looking tired and worn (corners becoming delaminated, edges worn & food/drink stains). The 'new menu' is very plain and un-imaginative. My personal opinion is that Alberts have taken their eye off the ball with their Didsbury eaterie, for a Friday night they didn't seem to be as busy as we have seen it over the years. It was our 25th Wedding Anniversary, but to be honest it felt just like any other Friday night dinner date. Come on Alberts, you are better than this and with so much competition now in West & East Didsbury it's the wrong time to falter.
    Special Features:
    special occasions
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  • You want something Special Alberts is the place!
    Robbo
    Dined on 15/11/2014
    We booked for my Mothers Birthday, to give her something special. We love Alberts everything is lush, the staff are friendly and the food never disappoints. My mother mentioned to the staff member that it was her Birthday, he brought her a cake with a candle as well as a nice glass of bubbly, it made her day. We are back there again on Saturday for a family meal with my sons.
    Special Features:
    afternoon tea, brunch, business meals, child friendly, disabled access, fit for foodies, good vegetarian options, group bookings, outdoor eating, outstanding value, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Value
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never been disappointed
    Me21
    Dined on 12/11/2014
    Food has always been good, well priced and staff are attentive without being overbearing
    Special Features:
    brunch, group bookings, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great value
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 11/11/2014
    A good selection from the Lunch menu, and all choices were good. Food was elegantly served, and tasted exquisite.
    Special Features:
    afternoon tea, brunch, business meals, child friendly, disabled access, group bookings, outdoor eating, outstanding value, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
    • Food
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    • Service
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Value! Value! Value!
    countyman
    Dined on 11/11/2014
    Albert's continues to provide outstanding value particularly with its lunch & early evening dining menu. Food quality is consistently high. Serving staff are efficient, friendly & professional despite working in a very busy environment. The restaurant is immaculately presented & has a buzzing ambience. An obviously well managed restaurant with attention to detail, good food & wine & excellent customer service consistently demonstrated.
    Special Features:
    child friendly, disabled access, fit for foodies, outdoor eating, outstanding value, special occasions
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  • Delicious meal again!
    Mazzanic
    Dined on 11/11/2014
    Our lunch on Tuesday was excellent once again. We are regular customers here and always find the food and service exceptional. Even when the restaurant is really busy the standard is consistently good. The ambience is lively and all the staff are very welcoming. We eat out several times a week and although other places come and go off our list Albert's is always somewhere we look forward to going to. The daily menu is really good value and changed on a regular basis. Would definitely recommend it.
    Special Features:
    child friendly, outstanding value, romance, special occasions
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  • Family Meal
    Flower
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    We were a family of three having a Sunday early evening meal at Albert's for the first time. We were really impressed. The service was excellent, no waiting for along time to be served with your food and the quality of food was also excellent. I noticed when people were leaving their tables the table cloths were changed straightaway and all the cutlery and glasses were very clean. I could not fault them at all. We will definitely be booking again. Also the price was very reasonable and the variety of food was really good. A really good night was had by all. The restaurant was really busy which is always a good sign and the previous reviews I had read before booking were spot on. A refreshing change.
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, good vegetarian options, group bookings, outstanding value, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Value
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • favourite Sunday lunch
    JaneT
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Great service every time, makes you feel well looked after. Delicious food for a reasonable price. Only complaint is the restaurant layout, as the tables feel so packed together there is no real atmosphere. Great food and service compensate for environment.
    Special Features:
    brunch, child friendly, fit for foodies, outdoor eating, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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  • Great Food
    Hannah85
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    A great night with great food as always. Already booked to go back for my birthday in December :) x
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, group bookings, outdoor eating
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Albert's Shed Didsbury
    Red756
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Went Friday early evening before cinema arrived for 5.30pm seated straightaway by friendly welcoming staff. Couldn't believe how busy it was for that time of day still served quickly food great sstaff fantastic will definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    child friendly, disabled access, fit for foodies, good vegetarian options, group bookings, outdoor eating, outstanding value, romance, special occasions
    • Food
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great restaurant
    Pebbles2014
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    We gad a lovely meal , great staff , food , lovely place , we will be back !
    Special Features:
    group bookings, outdoor eating, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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  • Quality as always.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 3/11/2014
    Excellent service and food never let you down. Only negative is sometimes when your restaurant is full of people it's quite loud background noise and more difficult to hold proper conversation.
    Special Features:
    business meals
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  • Fit for Foodies
    littleclo
    Dined on 3/11/2014
    This Restaurant really is a Gem, beautiful surrounding, a Strong front of house team and delicious food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, group bookings, special occasions
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  • Sunday Lunch
    annie
    Dined on 2/11/2014
    I have eaten at Albert's several times, and have recommended this restaurant to a number of people. However last sunday they did not reach their usual high standards. The service was exceptionally slow, and one meal was cold and had to be returned. This was a disappointment for the 4 of us who were there. The waitress was very helpful in getting a fresh meal cooked, but by the time it arrived the other 3 people had finished. The food was excellent.
    Special Features:
    afternoon tea, brunch, business meals, special occasions
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  • Not as good as it used to be
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 2/11/2014
    We visited Alberts as a party of 6 for Sunday lunch. After waiting for 20 minutes we eventually asked a waiter walking by if we could order some drinks; somewhat more frustrating when I had observed two small groups of waiters/waitresses talking to each other but failing to spot customers requiring service. When we enquired about the menu, the waiter did not even know what the fish of the day was and took another 5 minutes trying to find out what it was! When the food arrived (a further 40 minutes), my meat (beef) was over cooked and was returned as I had asked for pink. The waiter did apologise but when it was returned again it was still not pink or anywhere near it. We were offered a free desert and again this was like warm at best.
    Special Features:
    outstanding value, Sunday lunch
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  • Wonderful!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 1/11/2014
    We went to Albert's with friends and family for my daughter's 18th Birthday. The food was spectacular and the service brilliant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely evening out
    Jendog
    Dined on 1/11/2014
    the steak was fantastic cooked perfectly and the service was very good. Will definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, group bookings, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely lunch
    SusieQ
    Dined on 29/10/2014
    Had a lovely lunch here with my two teenage children and my parents. We were seated in a booth which had a great view of the whole restaurant. On this occasion we chose food from the £10.95 menu ( 2 courses). Great choice and super value, and fantastic tasting food. We all left knowing we would be back.
    Special Features:
    outdoor eating, outstanding value
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, okay service
    Samharratt
    Dined on 27/10/2014
    Went for the 2 course lunch menu - outstanding value! All meals were delicious. Service let itself down on this occasion as we had to prompt for menus, orders, the bill. Would still recommend Albert's to all!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, outdoor eating, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sunday Lunch
    jms2014
    Dined on 26/10/2014
    First visit for three adults and one child, service was very friendly and efficient ,grandson really enjoyed being able to put together his own pizza Sunday roast was nice portion size a little on the small side but we would return.. Very difficult to find a parking space nearby.
    Special Features:
    child friendly, group bookings, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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  • Evening out with friends
    Couplesluv2dine
    Dined on 25/10/2014
    Had a fab night, sat outside, waiter John-Jo, the best, food good too. Had mushrooms on toast followed by sea bass, delicious.
    Special Features:
    child friendly, outdoor eating, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    Brandy
    Dined on 25/10/2014
    Excellent service, food, friendly and value for money xx
    Special Features:
    afternoon tea, brunch, business meals, child friendly, disabled access, fit for foodies, good vegetarian options, group bookings, outdoor eating, outstanding value, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding service
    CalFos
    Dined on 24/10/2014
    One of our party had a meal which was cold but the way the problem was dealt with was outstanding. It certainly didn't put us off returning.
    Special Features:
    group bookings, pre/post theatre
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  • Always Great Value
    Steph5328
    Dined on 24/10/2014
    Superb as always, great food, excellent service - you wont be dissapointed
    Special Features:
    brunch, business meals, child friendly, disabled access, fit for foodies, good vegetarian options, group bookings, outdoor eating, outstanding value, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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  • Great service, fantastic food...
    nadyD22
    Dined on 23/10/2014
    The setting was fabulous and I enjoyed each course. The food was just cooked to perfection and was so enjoyable. The Staff couldn't be more friendly - would definitely go back for a special occasion although a little on the expensive side - but then it is Didsbury....
    Special Features:
    business meals, disabled access, fit for foodies, group bookings, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent early evening meal
    peter48west
    Dined on 23/10/2014
    Booked here at the recommendation of a friend, and they were so right, everything about this restaurant delivered ( and some!). Both my wife and I commented positively how there was a buzz in the restaurant even though it was early (6.30pm) and it was nowhere near full. The sound of happy diners in this Manchester suburb enjoying a meal with friends or colleagues before trekking off home. Very attentive service from the same waitress all night, she knew her bar stock as well as the menu / meals and freely shared her knowledge to enhance our experience. The food was excellent but because I can't eat much I was only able to have a (shared) starter and a main, but my wife managed a dessert. Great selection of drinks too.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, outstanding value, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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  • Amazing as usual
    D2301
    Dined on 21/10/2014
    Celebrating a birthday and we was well looked after. Food was served quickly after ordering and was amazing. Drinks were refreshed quickly and they even looked after our two year old. Serving her dessert while we had our main. Always love the place which is why I keep going back.
    Special Features:
    brunch, child friendly, fit for foodies, group bookings, outstanding value, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary meal
    Fabfood
    Dined on 20/10/2014
    The staff were very welcoming, our daughters had arranged a bottle of Procesco which was waiting on the table for us. The food was lovely and tasty. We enjoyed the whole experience.
    Special Features:
    business meals, child friendly, disabled access, group bookings, outdoor eating, romance, special occasions
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  • Suzy
    Dined on 18/10/2014
    Great food and service. The atmosphere buzzy, a great place for lunch or dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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  • Lunch
    JenAB
    Dined on 18/10/2014
    Food choices were excellent. 2 of our party had the set lunch menu and thoroughly enjoyed their main courses. Crab salad delicious. All of the children's meals were of a decent size and they all said tasted great. Our waitress was great friendly, efficient and great with children We were on a tight timescale for lunch but the staff ensured that we enjoyed our lunch without it feeling too hurried. Would definitely come back.
    Special Features:
    child friendly, good vegetarian options
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Superb!
    Lh2014
    Dined on 16/10/2014
    An all-round excellent experience. Incredible food, amazing cocktails and outstanding service. Highly recommended!
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, group bookings, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect
    Gaye
    Dined on 14/10/2014
    Staff always excellent. Very attentive with noting too much trouble. It's addictive!
    Special Features:
    afternoon tea, brunch, business meals, disabled access, good vegetarian options, group bookings, outdoor eating, outstanding value, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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  • Divine as always
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    Great food, good choice on lunch menu, delicious desserts and tasty wine!
    Special Features:
    afternoon tea, brunch, child friendly, fit for foodies, group bookings, outdoor eating, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great if you're looking for a sauna
    Redrobin123
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    The food in Alberts rarely disappoints and there's a great selection of delicious cocktails plus it has the best outside dining area in Didsbury and great space if you have a big party. However the temperature in the main restaurant is ridiculous and needs to be sorted out. We we're a table if 8 and ended up leaving early before desserts as we couldn't bear it any longer. The service is also really poor and annoyingly service charge added to the bill automatically, presumably because nobody feels leaving a tip is appropriate. I've been to Alberts many times with big groups and each time the service irritates us that much it results in items being taken off the bill. It needs to be addressed to improve the overall dining experience
    Special Features:
    child friendly, disabled access, group bookings, outdoor eating, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mr bell
    Tom87
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Great meal , fantastic service , 10/10. Nice atmosphere, waiters and waitresses were very helpful and pleasant .
    Special Features:
    outdoor eating, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Simply great palce to visit!
    daveycrocket
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Consistent high quality, excellent service and good value. Spotlessly clean and good ambience make this an ideal choice for all ages.
    Special Features:
    child friendly, disabled access, fit for foodies, outdoor eating
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very enjoyable
    redhead
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Another trip to Alberts and we have never been disaointed. The food is excellent and the service is very good too. We booked to go after the lunchtime rush had settled down and it was perfect. We will definitely be going back again soon.
    Special Features:
    afternoon tea, brunch, good vegetarian options, group bookings, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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