Almost Famous - Northern Quarter

4.2
151 reviews
£25 and under
Burgers
The original Famous, If you can find us, you deserve the rewards.
Almost Famous burgers were born from a need for a super juicy dripping down your arms no nonsense burger – 100% prime cuts of beef, pillowy soft charred bun, melty cheese and creamy tangy sauces. We smash all these elements together to create the burgers we’ve been known for since day one.

For larger bookings (8+), please email us on manager@lucklustliquorburn.co.uk

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 151 People Are Saying
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MatthewC
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good atmosphere. Quality of the food was good. Came out in a reasonable amount of time and was hot a delicious.

Service was good

JM
JamesM
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Quality burger, always decent.

Wings below par, just small with a ridiculous amount of sauce.

Fries top.

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GraemeP
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food. Hard to find if you don't know where you are going. Needs better signage at the entrance

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vipOpenTable Diner
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 28 November 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience2

Took ages for them to take orders for drinks, then even longer for food. The food came out fairly quickly but it wasn’t as good as I’d hoped it would be.

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OpenTable Diner
Cheshire
1 review
Dined on 27 November 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We found it difficult to find the place as it has no sign. And we had to ask someone. I enjoyed the food it was good value for money for city centre eating. The toilets were not 100% clean and hand sanitise was limited.

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NeelD
1 review
Dined on 26 November 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

I’ve visited Almost Famous a few times a few years ago. It was (and still is) a Manchester institution.

My criticism on this recent visit stems from the fact the prices are a little steep for Manchester (even with inflation), coupled with the fact that the vegetarian options seem to have been drastically reduced from the glory days.

Staff + ambience were great as to be expected.

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Gabrielius
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 24 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great place, great food, burgers and location!! And prices!! Gonna get there asap

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Garyb
1 review
Dined on 24 November 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Poor Waiting time/staff attention.

Food ok only better due to 50%

wouldn't RUN back

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Codge
1 review
Dined on 20 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The pig and waffle are out of this world and the burgers are fantastic.
The staff are brilliant.
The only little thing is the price of the soft drinks... I go with my two daughters so that's 3 large cokes which is over £10! But everything else is great, a fantastic place with beautiful food.

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victoria
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 13 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fab meal and cocktails. Friendly staff. Will go back.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 12 November 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Always a lovely experience. Food coma!

GH
GeorgeH
London
4 reviews
Dined on 10 November 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Great food! Huge portions so be careful, one fries between two is plenty. Nice vibe and good service too.

DW
DevonW
1 review
Dined on 6 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a good atmosphere and amazing food as always! Thank you to the staff also!

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Martynm
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 6 November 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Great food , Banging playlist , Great start to a great night.

CW
CharlotteW
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 6 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely food, great service, will definitely be coming back

CF
ConorF
London
3 reviews
Dined on 5 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great drinks and great staff. Would definitely recommend this place, it was fantastic.

MT
MikeT
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 5 November 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had the butter, blood and bleu burger and it’s quite easily the tastiest burger I’ve ever had. My partner had the chicken burger which was lovely too. We also shared some wings, the bbq sauce is amazing and the “hot af” were definitely hot af. Cocktails were delicious too. Staff very friendly and nice vibes whilst eating. Definitely coming here again!

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WillR
1 review
Dined on 5 November 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience5

food and experience was great. Came up for a weekend away and stumbled by it. only thing was it took a while

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DonF
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, only downside I forgot that you don’t automatically get fries with your burger, so I’m going to order my own bacon, bacon fries next time

JG
JoeG
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience2

Food was amazing, staff were lovely.

Gutted we were rushed out after 1 hour and 20 mins

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TomasA
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 29 October 2021
Overall3food5service1ambience2

Good food poor service
5 guys would have been a better shout

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JoannaH
1 review
Dined on 29 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

By far the best burger I have ever tasted. Service was fast and friendly.

Almost Famous - Northern Quarter
Responded on 31 October 2021

Hi Joanna! Thank you so much for writing this lovely review, we hope to see you again soon! :)

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 29 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to celebrate my son, Ben’s 18th Birthday 🤗

JA
JamesA
1 review
Dined on 27 October 2021
Overall3food4service1ambience2

We walked in and asked for a table for 3, I could clearly see lots of empty tables, “sorry because you haven’t got a reservation you can’t come in”. So I went outside, looked on their website and saw that had plenty of bookings available, I booked one in the stairwell, turned around and came back. Didn’t get served for 10/15 minutes, so they ended up doing our drink and food orders together. Then they have the cheek to add the service charge on. A tip is earned not billed.

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Natalie
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 22 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best cheeseburger in Manchester! Excellent service, friendly staff. Will definitely be back.

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Liam
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience2

Terrible waitress telling the table next to us she was the only one on shift and how bad her day was etc. Proceeds to do shots with a very lively table of 6, that we a table of 2, where sat next to trying to enjoy a nice birthday meal. Didn't once get a check back and even when the food was taken didn't even get a how was everything guys, nothing. Didn't enjoy the double dipped fries atall or the room temp beer, just a bad experience all round. Absolute waste of £40 definitely not the Almost famous it used to be 😔

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SamuelB
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall1food5service1ambience1

The experience here on Saturday was awful. The fact the food came out before our drinks arrived gives you an idea how shocking the service was front of house. I’d understand if it was really busy but it wasn’t and I only ordered coke and a lemonade to go with our food.

Awful experience and we won’t be back.

AH
AndrewH
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 8 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing, awesome and delicious food with 1st class service!

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OpenTable Diner
Newcastle
2 reviews
Dined on 7 October 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

The service was very slow and the food was below average. We were expecting amazing burgers based off their Instagram and what was served was a bland overpriced burger. So disappointed with this place

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Steph
1 review
Dined on 2 October 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Good food, would go back again. Service was slightly slow when we got there but picked up during the visit

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jessicau
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 2 October 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience5

Service slow took me to ask for a drink cause no on was coming over. Food was good and I would go back.

OT
OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 2 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing burgers! And amazing fries! Great value for money!

LL
LeeL
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 2 October 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Cracking food. Smaller than the pictures knocking around. Expensive drinks but the food was that good I want bothered

OT
OpenTable Diner
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 1 October 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience3

Standards seem to have dropped here

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 25 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food,great place

DR
DylanR
1 review
Dined on 25 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best burgers we've had in years if ever! This was our first time after a recommendation and certainly won't be our last, very friendly and helpful staff, well worth the train journey from Cumbria.

RJ
RichardJ
1 review
Dined on 24 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very friendly service and awesome food! You won’t leave hungry(!)

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Bentmeister
Manchester
4 reviews
Dined on 24 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always amazing food and service! Thank you very much.

RK
RhysK
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on 23 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It’s a really good time! The patty’s are unreal, the use of frazzles in the menu is genius and the staff are great!

MA
MartinA
Cumbria
2 reviews
Dined on 18 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, best burger for a long time

FAQs

Almost Famous - Northern Quarter does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo. Almost Famous - Northern Quarter also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at 0161 244 9422.

Almost Famous - Northern Quarter is rated 4.2 stars by 151 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.