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256 Wilmslow road

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7 reviews
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£25 and under
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Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

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256 Wilmslow Road – Located in the heart of Fallowfield and housed in a former church building is what makes us one of the most iconic party venues in the area with a rich history of serving up live entertainment.

Please Note: We are only offering table service through the Butlr App. To speed up the process please download before you arrive.

We’re a chilled lounge for students, local residents and hungry visitors. Offering live sports, great value modern food plus your fave beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks.

We’re one of the top late night spots in Fallowfield attracting students and likeminded partygoers. Serving up spirits, shots and special offers we keep the music and the party going until the early hours.

On arrival you may be asked for ID/Student ID

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Clean menu provided to every guest
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 7 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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3.3based on recent ratings
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25% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Dined on 25 July 2020

The best part of 256 is the price of the drinks really cheap £4 cocktails which is a bargain other than that it’s terrible the food was horrible and cold and it was really boring in there you could hardly hear the music which wasn’t so bad considering it was rubbish the staff service was fine you waited awhile for drinks but considering how things are since covid and having to stay seated and your drinks brought to you I can’t complain am sure they was rushed of there feet.

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Dined on 25 July 2020

Awful food service, wrong meals being brought to the table, meals missing items and overall bad food. Waited over 20 minutes for one drink that we never ended up receiving. Just a really poor service.

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Dined on 24 July 2020

We went in for a couple of drinks and after ordering on the app we didn't receive our drinks for 45 minutes. We would have bought several more drinks in there had we been served quicker. This was unacceptable.

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Dined on 19 July 2020

I’ve always enjoyed going to 256 as it has a great atmosphere and staff are friendly and drinks are affordable for students.

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Dined on 18 July 2020

This was a joke I booked two tables got there didn’t even have one table no one stated we had to use cards only and half off my group only had cash they sat us outside with one table when I asked for two inside tables we didn’t get a drink we left within 5 minutes

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Dined on 18 July 2020

Good night until manager kicked me and my friends out for something that we weren't doing and when asked to show us proof they didn't want to show it.

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Dined on 11 July 2020

Good luck buying anything using the Butlr app, our drinks took 20 minutes to come, and the food came separately. 3 slices of garlic bread came after an hour and mozzarella sticks came after 1 hour and 20 minutes, even though this was all the same order? The waiter was apologetic and gave us an extra side though, and the food quality was good.

I came to watch a football match, I asked the waitress when I arrived if they would play it and she said they would be. Come to kickoff they still haven’t put it on and I had to go ask for it to be put on. They played the match but left the audio off and had music playing instead, when I asked about football audio to a waiter he replied he wasn’t allowed to change it. I suspect this was a straight up lie/excuse for not wanting to change it and hope whoever reads this would be able to confirm this.

Overall, the food and drinks are really good here if you can tolerate the service. I myself will probably find somewhere else to come next time


256 Wilmslow road does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo. 256 Wilmslow road also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at 0161 225 6932.

256 Wilmslow road is rated 3.3 stars by 7 OpenTable diners.

You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.