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Almost Famous - Great Northern

4.4
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117 reviews
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£25 and under
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Burgers
Welcome to Almost Famous - Great Northern! We look forward to serving you.

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
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
What 117 People Are Saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
4.6
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4.2
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4.3
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4.3
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90% of people would recommend it to a friend
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HollyH
Cheshire
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing as Always. Staff friendly and food came fast.

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leahbeano
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Was lovely to be back as regular customers. Just hard to understand people with the masks on. And wished there would of been abit if louder music creating more vibes. Cos all you could really hear is people talking.

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Jamie
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere and great service, overall a great time as always

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TomJ
Lancashire
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great food , great staff , and great service. Perfect for date night or a gathering 👍🏼

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JamesC
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Decent first experience back in pubs/restaurants. Well implemented social distancing system and it felt relatively normal.
Burgers and wings were fantastic and just what we needed. Can’t go wrong with Almost Famous.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Sadly the limited menu really let it down. Excellent service from the staff though

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CharlotteR
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food, wonderful service and overall was a wonderful experience

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MarianaG
Manchester
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing and the customer service too. The staff was wearing PPE and following all safety procedures.
It was nice to go back.

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FrancescaB
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic service, felt very safe during this pandemic. Food was absolutely amazing as always thank you for a lovely experience.

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CallumP
1 review
Dined on 11 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was fantastic after a short wait, the servers were very helpful and weren’t overbearing and my friends and I really enjoyed our time spent here

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved this place. Food and service was top class. Will definitely be back soon

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VictoriaS
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Food is always so good! Cheap but so tasty! Cocktails are fab too.

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Neilp102
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

We come here quite regularly and always find the food to be very good and portion sizes large. We dont eat meat so have the portlandia and phok meat burgers ,they are absolutely delicious and would recommend them to anyone not just non meat eaters .

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EmmaR
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Food was delicious. Was fairly busy so had to wait for food. But when it came it was worth the wait.
I’ll be visiting almost famous again.

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Jazz
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing. Will definitely be returning.
Staff were lovely. Cocktails are a little pricey but they are nice. Food is just another level off amazing. And the atmosphere is really uplifting.

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BradG
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, Great service, Great experience, would recommend!!!

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OpenTable Diner
Manchester
3 reviews
Dined on 17 January 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

The place was very cold, it made the evening uncomfortable.
Food was average. Staff were lovely, very helpful and couldn’t do enough for us.

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Gjaaa
1 review
Dined on 7 January 2020
Overall2food4service1ambience5

The food was good but took half an hour to come to the table but considering how busy it was then that’s fine. The waiter was extremely unpleasant. She took the order wrong and then rudely and aggressively said I had only
Ordered 1 burger for a table of 3 after one one burger had arrived (and we questioned where the other burgers were) and then stormed off without even trying to fix the issue. We asked for the bill as we were in a rush (which we had explained to her already) she got the bill and slammed it on the table and walked off without asking how we even wish to pay. So we had to call her over again for a card machine.

Horrendous service. To be honest, we have never had this sort of service at Almost famous before, it’s always been great. So this was pretty disappointing especially when I was introducing my family to them for the first time after bragging about it. But then just having a burger between us. So we left to get a kebab after and actually really appreciated the lovely service we got there.

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ElliotB
Nottingham
2 reviews
Dined on 28 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceptional burgers yet again. Love this place and glad i chose it as my birthday destination. Friendly staff and got one of the tables with sweets in as my kids loved it.

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OpenTable Diner
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 23 December 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Booked a table for 2pm for a very special occasion - arrived to be told there wasn’t a table ready and we had at least a 60 minute wait for food... next time just tell me and I’ll book elsewhere!!!

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OpenTable Diner
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 22 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

love this place. it’s not just the burgers. The fries......

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MatthewH
1 review
Dined on 20 December 2019
Overall2food4service1ambience2

The service was terrible, the place wasn't that busy but appeared to be understaffed as nobody seemed to be able to take our order at all - after around 20 minutes of waiting we finally could order drinks but were told to wait and somebody would come and take the food order. after another 15 minutes, the drinks arrived and the same waitress took the food order. The food, much like the drinks took a lifetime to arrive (It was really tasty though). The waitress at times sounded almost condescending when we asked about the long waiting time

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 18 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Yeah brilliant always recommend 🍔🍟😁

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SteveC
1 review
Dined on 15 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I have taken the family here 3 times now and we’ve always had great service and the food is always excellent.

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MayraB
Manchester
3 reviews
Dined on 10 December 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience5

Es recomendable porque la comida está buena pero teniamos una reserva para doce y nos dieron dos mesas separadas. Pedimos juntar otras mesas porque las que nos dieron eran las de sillones y nos dijeron que no.. estuvimos un montón de tiempo y todo es tiempo hubo mucho lugar vacío como para haber juntado mesas y listo. Era martes! Y no estaba lleno. Tardaron un montón en tomar el pedido de la comida.

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StuartJ
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 8 December 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience2

Nice food, really poor service. Lots of kids more interested in playing on their phones rather than customer service. Food was nice when it arrived but took over 40 minutes and it wasn’t even busy. Service let’s the place down

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CharleneT
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 7 December 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

The food took a long time to arrive to the table but it was very good when it did arrive

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AndreaT
London
1 review
Dined on 6 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is always amazing... bacon bacon fries...mmmmm. Staff are all friendly and attentive.

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MichaelL
1 review
Dined on 1 December 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience2

Couldn't fault the food or the service but the restaurant was very cold

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MayraB
Manchester
3 reviews
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Yes is a great place to eat burgers and chips and also for drink something different. We had a very nice table in a quiet place luckly!

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LEW22
1 review
Dined on 23 November 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience4

arrived to a restaurant with a lovely atmosphere, however the wait was unreasonable. We ordered 3 burgers, two portions of chicken and 3 portions of chips and only had one drink yet spent 1 hour 40 minutes in there, we waited 50 minutes for the food. We weren't once asked if we'd like more drinks (the first ones we purchased at the bar), we had to collar someone just for tap water. I would have usually left reviewing these type of issues however despite the food being tasty, the chicken left those of us who ate it with a bad stomach for the rest of the evening and into the morning which was the reason i decided to leave a review

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Daniel
1 review
Dined on 23 November 2019
Overall2food3service1ambience2

Booked a table for 6.30 and we were still awaiting food an hour and a half later. Complaint was dealt with ok though the management stance was that this is the expected wait time at peak times, having eaten a number of restaurants both casual and formal a.) 6.30 isn't peak and b.) 90 minutes for a burger / fries / wings isn't standard at all. Would not be visiting again despite the food being good when served.

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joanney
1 review
Dined on 23 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere, friendly fast service and tasty food

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CatherineG
1 review
Dined on 22 November 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience2

Attended for a team night out and it was pleasant. The food was good and the team enjoyed. The only problem was the very slow service that was followed up with the waitress advising us she needed the table back in an hour and that was before we had ordered food! Some of the team were also awaiting the drinks order. Overall it was a good experience but the service needs to improve.

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LauraD
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 21 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is amazing, highly recommend the Triple Nom burger and the mac and cheese balls

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IanM
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, servers were very attentive despite our group being absolute pains and all ordering burgers without some of their ingredients. We arrived early and had 12 guests instead of the 10 we booked for so they opened their private dining room for us which was really nice.

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NathanM
London
1 review
Dined on 16 November 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience2

Food was good, no issues but the service was poor. From ordering food to actually receiving it was far too long and again poor service in clearing up the table and receiving the bill. When the table was cleared we asked for the bill and waited another 15 minutes (as waiting staff were sparse) to then ask again. We received and confirmed card payment and again no staff present so we had to find someone to pay for the food. Music far too loud with the same CD on repeat, we heard the same songs 3 times over.

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JordanB
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 16 November 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Service was a little slow but it was a Saturday afternoon so understandable! Food was amazing, huge portions! Food price was reasonable but expensive drinks (£4 for large Pepsi for example) so I stuck to water. Definitely will be returning, much preferred this location to the Leeds venue.

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ChristinaC
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2019
Overall4food5service2ambience5

Food was delicious and the atmosphere was nice. Maybe a bit too noisy and the waitress was rude.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Family birthday

FAQs

Almost Famous - Great Northern offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at 0161 244 9422.

Almost Famous - Great Northern is rated 4.4 stars by 117 OpenTable diners.

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