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Piccolino Manchester

4.5
278 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Italian
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Located on Clarence Street, Manchester, Caffé Grande by Piccolino serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner until late. Seating 200 guests, the new-look restaurant brings a new meaning to ‘all day every day, dining’ boasting; a wine boutique, cocktail bar, an international juice bar called The Juicery, theatre grill, pizzeria, an oyster & caviar bar, a Harrods style food hall and an alfresco terrace overlooking Albert Square, plus much, much more!

Caffé Grande Piccolino boasts a very opulent look, which brings out the best of the Victorian listed building. The use of classic, timeless materials including; Carrara and Nero marbles Imported from Italy, antique brass, English oak and oversized handmade chandeliers, have all been brought to life with striking light blue leather, where inspiration was taken from the famous Italian yacht builder Riva.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of Operation
Monday to Saturday:
Coffee - 10.00AM - 12.00PM
Dining 12.00PM - 11:00PM


Sunday: 12:00PM - 10:00PM
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Phone number
0161 835 9860
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Outdoor dining , Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 278 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.4
food
4.3
service
4.5
ambience
4.1
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Perfect evening, great meal and classic 5* service from Gigi. Thank you

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5.0Dined on 2 June 2018

My 9 and 12 year old love this place so always worth a trip when we are in Manchester

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4.0Dined on 28 May 2018

Excellent service and food lovely staff and great choice for both food and drinks . We will be returning soon

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5.0Dined on 25 May 2018

We visited piccolinos prior to going to a concert at the Etihad. The service, food and ambience was fantastic - will definitely return!

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5.0Dined on 4 May 2018

Birthday celebration made perfect,

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5.0Dined on 4 May 2018

We had a great experience for dinner at Piccolino’s. Great menu with huge choice. Service at the bar before we sat down at our table was very generous, set the tone for the evening. I use the London Piccolino’s regularly, and this compares very favourably.

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4.0Dined on 28 April 2018

Fantastic full breakfast and coffee.. Service was very slow. staff shortage we thought. But still would go back.

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1.0Dined on 27 April 2018

Seated at the back of the restaurant food over priced

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5.0Dined on 27 April 2018

From the friendly greeting on arrival to the goodbye smile everything was perfect. The staff are great and the food is always amazing. I've never had a bad meal there and would highly recommend going again.

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2.0Dined on 21 April 2018

It's was okay service was good but food over priced. It wasn't anything special and cost a lot more than other meals ive had in Manchester which were far superior. They charged 10% service charge for a party of 4! Wouldn't go back in a hurry.

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5.0Dined on 20 April 2018

Excellent service, food as always excellent Taken by son for my birthday had wonderful time.

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4.0Dined on 17 April 2018

I have been to Piccolino quite a few times this year. It has been consistently good which is my client is happy to go to the same place each time despite there being a lot of choice in the City Centre. Good food and service

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5.0Dined on 13 April 2018

Could not fault this restaurant, lovely atmosphere and attentive staff. The food was lovely, great pizzas. Service was quick but we had requested that on the basis that we were going to the theatre.

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5.0Dined on 30 March 2018

Con mi hijo

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5.0Dined on 17 March 2018

Fabulous service
Lovely atmosphere
Yummy food
Would highly recommend!!

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5.0Dined on 12 March 2018

Called for a pre theatre meal, fantastic food and service even on a Monday night. Highly recommended

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5.0Dined on 10 March 2018

Thoroughly enjoyable, good food and great friendly service. Highly recommended.

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4.0Dined on 10 March 2018

All good. Very good service and atmosphere . Smooth booking process . Visited with my daughter and granddaughter for Mother's Day . I would recommend this restaurant to friends

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5.0Dined on 4 March 2018

Fab restaurant , great food and wonderful staff

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2.0Dined on 3 March 2018

The service couldn’t be faulted, the food however was not satisfactory for 2 out of 4 diners. The starters of mussels looked plentiful but were luke warm probably due to being served in a cold bowl. My main course of crab ravioli was undercooked and again served on a cold plate and cold. Due to this being a special occasion and not wanting to spoil the evening we didn’t complain but won’t be rushing back in a while!

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4.0Dined on 25 February 2018

The ambiance is unparalleled and the food was excellent. The service, though very friendly, was erratic. Three waiters asking to take out order, but then when we had placed a starter order the waiter disappeared and never came back! Overall a good experience, but from of house needs some process.

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3.0Dined on 24 February 2018

Dinner was with friends and whilst the welcome was warm when we sat down were left to wait for 15 mins or so without any drinks order, etc.
Food quality was good.
Service was poor throughout with our server looking distracted...maybe he had too many tables? To the point of at the end of the meal had empty plates on table for 15 mins+ and had to ask a manager to clear them.
Wouldn't go again based on this first visit.

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5.0Dined on 23 February 2018

Fantastic restaurant and one of my favourites. Food and service is excellent and would definitely recommend.

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5.0Dined on 11 February 2018

Great service , pasta was excellent and restaurant is very pleasant

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5.0Dined on 2 February 2018

Very enjoyable evening with my daughter. Very pleasant staff. Our waitress was Greek. She really did go the extra mile in serving us just what we wanted. The training in this establishment is obviously very good. The menu choices are good and varied and the produce is very fresh. Good food. Would prefer side dishes and potatoes to be served as a complete meal without charging extra but that’s my only negative. Service prompt and food presentation good. Will be visiting again.

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5.0Dined on 2 February 2018

Wonderful atmosphere, service was impeccable, High quality ingredients cooked with the same standards. First class experience without paying the highest prices. you can tell the staff all care about the business and your experience.

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4.0Dined on 1 February 2018

Been there 4 or 5 times in the last year for mainly business lunch and a dinner, mostly with clients. It has been consistent each time, this time being just as good as all the others.

I have had steaks, pasta, pizza, fish and this time the chicken escalope with spaghetti. Always find the service to be good

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5.0Dined on 27 January 2018

Fantastic service and food from truly authentic Italian staff. Just like being in Italy.

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4.0Dined on 5 January 2018

Picolinos lived up to its excellent reputation as a great Manchester restaurant. The atmosphere was friendly, service efficient and the food of the highest quality. We had fish which was deftly served at the table and was really well-cooked. We had an enjoyable evening and would recommend the restaurant to others

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5.0Dined on 2 January 2018

The staff was very friendly and took care of us the whole night. The food was really tasty .

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5.0Dined on 30 December 2017

Food was amazing and staff very polite and friendly

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4.0Dined on 29 December 2017

Whilst we had a lovely meal with excellent service and food, we were seated downstairs and had staff taking rubbish away from the kitchen to the storage area and then taking food to the kitchen through all the diners. It sort of broke the spell of a really enjoyable evening. We thought that they could quite easily take part of the dining room away and build a corridor so that diners did not have to see this and also did not feel the icy draught that came across every time the door was opened. Also we were so close to the couples next to us that we found it difficult to hear each other over their conversations. It will not put us off going again but we will insist on a table on street level.

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5.0Dined on 16 November 2017

Once again Picollino Manchester delivered great food, fantastic atmosphere and trouble free service, loved it!

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5.0Dined on 11 November 2017

Fantastic food, great atmosphere - perfect end to a day visiting the Christmas Markets - would recommend.

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5.0Dined on 2 November 2017

Second visit by a group of friends gathered from all over UK. We loved it just as much.

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4.0Dined on 23 October 2017

We had an enjoyable early evening meal that was good value for money, well cooked and tasty. The service was very good and amenable and nothing was too much. Would certainly go back again.

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4.0Dined on 22 October 2017

Lovely restaurant. Had some service issues (missed items) but once pointed out was dealt with efficiently. Would come again.

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4.0Dined on 16 October 2017

They we’re fairly busy so it took a little longer to get out after dinner. But loved it!!

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5.0Dined on 8 October 2017

Great food friendly staff ... will definitely go back, early bird dining menu was good value for money

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4.0Dined on 4 October 2017

Two of the three pasta meals were dry and the risotto was stodgy, big disappointment as I have had good meals in the past

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