Honey at Hotel Gotham
At Honey, we work with local North West producers to source the best produce and ingredients.
Before ordering, please speak to our staff if you have a food allergy or intolerance. A full allergen free menu is available on request.
Having had afternoon tea at Honey previously we were looking forward to a Christmas treat, but we were very disappointed. The afternoon tea wasn’t the best we have had and the service left something to be desired as staffing levels appeared to be insufficient.
Lovely evening, venison was superb. Only downsides were slow service and food took a long time to come out. Also they ran out of scallops.
The rooftop bar is well worth a visit as the cocktails are delicious.
50th Birthday Celebrations
Excellent. My guest had some strict dietary requirements and they dealt them impeccably.
Very nice place, food good but tiny amounts and very overpriced.
Considering it's been empty both times I've been I would suggest weekday reduced prices/ menu.
Excellent evening, food and service exceptional.
Food was very good , cocktails were good and service was very good
Somewhere different and enjoyable to go toad lunch time.
Don’t book to eat here !!!
A very good experience. I personally would prefer the option of having a Gentelmans Tea.
Visited Honey at Gotham a number of times. Wonderful food, great service fabulous views. Would I go again ? YES PLEASE ANYTIME.
We were there for afternoon tea as a present. Booking on line was very easy ad quickly confirmed and reminded. Staff were lovely and the service was great. The food and choice of teas was excellent and we had a great time. We did have a look at the bar, but unfortunately didn't have time for a drink, but maybe next time!
Kevin was an amazing hostess and looked after us all well. Great ambiance aswell.
Celebration for a birthday.
Been here before for afternoon tea and loved it! Came this time for dinner with friends. Staff and surroundings were superb. The variety of food and a fairly limited menu let it down a bit. Didn’t leave thinking ‘wow’ about the meal. However, the staff were second to none.
Fantastic afternoon tea. Geat venue and ambience. The food was delicious and they catered to all our needs. We also visited the bar for some great cocktails and to take in the view from the balcony.
We had afternoon tea at Gotham on Saturday for my friends 40th birthday and we had a wonderful time! The staff are all lovely and really made the occasion special! We will definitely be returning
Restaurant took my booking waited a full week then rang to cancel with nothing more than a ‘sorry’. It sounded to me that they had taken a large booking for Christmas and jettisoned the less important - my wife ! leaving me less than a week to find a table for my wife’s birthday - the weekend two weeks before Christmas. Not impressed at all from what I used to perceive as a quality establishment.
After a good meal and two bottles of expensive wine, the two of us, (local business persons) wanted to spend another couple of hundred in "Brass", the upstairs, private club. Adverts for Honey had suggested this would be possible. On the night we were told we could not use the bar/club as "there was only one person up there". This was a reference to the staff level, not the number of customers. I would have thought that two men being willing to double our spending would have been a good enough reason to send another member of staff into Brass, at the expense of the overly staffed restaurant, particularly as I was personally considering applying to join the club which has a £100 application fee and £750 pa membership fee. Poor customer relations, Gotham. Judging from the level of customers, you can't really afford to turn away custom.
Excellent surroundings loved the theme. Need to book accommodation to get the full experience.. Will happen soon .
There were seven of us celebrating a special birthday. The food was wonderful. The service, at first, felt a little over formal, however whilst the standard of service was very high so was the friendliness, knowledge of the menu and wines and above all the professionalism.
I have no criticism at all.
An outstanding restaurant.
Visited for afternoon tea for a friends birthday, terrible service waited 30 mins for a drink. Cutlery was missing, we was given dirty tea strainers and received poor service overall. The food was not great either, no choice of scones, half a macaroon was missing, custard was missing from one trifle and the bread tasted stale! On complaining the waiter just didn’t understand our concerns and requested we complain via email. Big let down, I would not recommend this restaurant!!
Was looking for a nice restaurant for a date and the Gotham Hotel came to mind as I had always wanted to enter. The restaurant itself was really nice, nice ambience although it was very quiet. First odd moment was that we were given the food menu immediately. We had to wait to get attention of waiter in order to get the drinks menu. (My partners cocktail was unremarkable but fine) We found the food rather bland (lamb and sole options) and we then decided not to bother with dessert. Bill came to£80 odd pound for a main course and a drink. Impressive setting but I can't see myself going back for that food at that price.
Absolutely stunning restaurant, with breathtaking views. Very private, so perfect for a romantic meal! The food was beautifully presented, one of the finest meals we’ve ever had (we had 3 courses from the pre-theatre menu). Our waiter was fantastic, so friendly and welcoming and he made us feel so comfortable. Thank you!
Would definitely return and recommend.
They couldn’t find our booking. Had to go and get my phone to prove it. No real apology. Then the wrong menus. Then flat champagne. We were lucky- the table after us they ran out of green veg. Then took 20 mins for manager to remove service charge.
Steak was great though.
The food was very basic and there wasn’t much. I’ve had a number of “afternoon teas” in various places and sadly this was the worst. There were no spoons in the jam or cream to put on the scones. We had to ask for spoons to eat the peach Melba and were given desert spoons which were to big to get into the pot! We were told it was unlimited tea and coffee and asked did we want water. That water cost £4.95 when there were jugs of water available for free!
On a positive note the surroundings were beautiful
It was a huge disappointment. I had booked the afternoon tea for my mum's Birthday which we had been looking forward to after hearing good reviews from friends and family.
When we arrived we waited for over 5 minutes before being greeted and seated, something I would usually have over-looked and forgotten about if the rest of the experience was good. Once we were seated on an unset table in the corner we ordered our afternoon tea and drinks - an English tea, Latte and hot chocolate. Our food arrived before the drinks (around 20 mins after ordering) and the drinks arrived cold, as if they had been sat around for a while. The waiter said he would be back with teaspoons but he didn't re-appear so I had to get sugar for myself and go to the counter to ask for milk. The food was bland and uninspiring, but again something I'd usually have overlooked if the service and drinks had been good. We ordered a second lot of drinks which took a further 20 mins to arrive, and by which point we were ready to leave. Our original waiter never appeared again and it was a separate waiter who took our bill. When I asked for the 10% service charge to be removed he did apologies but we still paid out £75 for cold drinks and bland sandwiches. We wrote an email to Gotham the day of, (4 days ago now) to express our disappointment but have yet to receive a response.
For a hotel/restaurant that calls itself 'luxurious' and offers a premium service I was incredibly disappointed. The food was boring, the decor was cheesy and the service was terrible - definitely won't be returning on recommending to anyone else.
This is such a special place. I can't recommend it highly enough. Food was delicious and gluten free requests were effortlessly catered for. The setting is beautiful and the views across the city are wonderful. The service we experienced was the best I've had in Manchester. Thankyou Hotel Gotham x
Excellent enjoyed the occasion very memorable would have no problem recommending.
Pleasant surrounds, friendly service and good food. My wife’s 40th birthday celebration was a happy and pleasant occasion because of these things. Thank you 😊
Restaurant was great, staff couldn't have been more helpful and the food was fantastic. Would most definitely return.
I had duck it was over cooked after waiter explaining that it would be served pink. When it came back it was still over cooked, hard and chewy. Even the turnips were raw the second time around. The decor is tired. Some of the waiting staff are not up to speed with the menus.
Overall rubbish experience won’t be revisiting
This was our first visit to Hotel Gotham for afternoon tea. The service was excellent and the staff were friendly and attentive. We will definitely be going back.
Had a lovely afternoon tea for my boyfriend's birthday last week. We were seated immediately at a gorgeous window overlooking Manchester and the host took my coat. Delicious sandwiches that worked well together and they were refillable! Also couldn't manage all the beautiful cakes so the waiter had these boxed for me! Scrumptuous food and an overall fantastic experience. We will be back in the future! :)
I went here with a friend to celebrate both our birthdays. The food was good, not a lot of choice though. The service was mediocre. Quite an expensive place.
Perfect table with super view in the restaurant, delicious food and wine with impeccable service . Definitely a venue for a special treat.
Food was very nice but the restaurant itself was lacking in atmosphere and when we asked to access to rooftop bar after dinner we were told to wait to see if there was space as it may have had to be kept for their important hotel guests. All just a bit snooty.
Lovely table until a hen do came in and noise went to 0-100 in seconds luckily we were just finishing food was lovely although we wood of preferred more savoury than all the desserts staff were attentive and we would go back again
We really enjoyed fantastic quality of services, foods and drinks!
Sommelier is so reliable.