Fabulous meal and great selection of Gains. Will DEFINITELY be back.
Tuesday evening this restaurant was rather quiet. When we arrived we were seated close to the bar area where six rather loud fellow guests were enjoying their drinks. After 15minutes and no let up on their vocal enjoyment we asked if we could move tables.
New table and all as well until the six vocal diners were seated in the middle of the restaurant and the noise level did not let up.
My review of this restaurant is overshadowed by the above. I was expecting a restaurant where we could have good food and sit enjoy our meal.
Better than we expected. Food was excellent and good value for money. Will come back!
The best steak we’ve ever had and excellent service! Appreciate that they specialise in gin but a few more different cocktail options would be nice :)
Relaxed dining in a modern but atmospheric room. Service from Anna fantastic. Food perfect.
Overall a really good meal and service . One thing I would suggest is to remove the automatically added service charge
Great food, service, value, atmosphere, everything was spot on. I ordered a second drink shortly after I opted to try one of their homemade gins, which I didn't like and without me asking they removed the gin from the bill despite me making it known I did now want that to happen. Excellent restaurant.
We had a lovely meal in here with very welcoming staff. The gentleman making the gin cocktails was very helpful thank you
Wonderful food, service and everything else. One of my favourite places
Great vibe, great food, great staff, loved it.
Went for Sunday lunch to celebrate my daughters birthday. We chose from the fixed 3 course menu and all the dishes were excellent. We had a variety of drinks including tasty mango beer, great wine, and a selection of gins we had never had before-as recommended by the Galway girl behind the bar.
Very expensive. Poor inattentive service
No real atmosphere. Food was mediocre at best, particularly given the price. I booked this restaurant based on tripadvisor reviews and was left extremely disappointed.
Every was good but there was no loo paper. Made me feel like it was unclean and spoiled what had been good up to the point I needed to use the bathroom.
Attentive and professional staff. Prompt service. Great ambiance and decor. Excellent food. I would highly recommend Alston Bar and Beef to all - and in fact I have already. We would be more than happy to eat here again.
Hadn’t been to this restaurant before and relied on the reviews the reviews didn’t let me down
Lovely restaurant with welcoming attentive staff. The food was delicious, all steak cooked as required. Great selection of gins, I recommend the Raspberry Royale gin cocktail.
The restaurant and bar is underground which was a surprise but this did not detract at all from the experience.
Enjoyed a superb meal. Steaks were expertly cooked with delicious sauces to accompany them. Cocktails before dinner were good too - particularly liked the 'Bees Knees' - went down far too easily!
There is a separate bar area which is secluded and has a club-like ambience.
Staff were attentive and really friendly. Made for a relaxed atmosphere in the restaurant without being casual.
Would definitely eat here again when in the city.
Excellent food again and fantastic service, will definitely come back.
The staff were friendly, knowledgable and efficient. The food was delicious. It was a restaurant recommended by a friend and I would certainly recommend it to others.
Great service and food. Set menu is very good value for money. Great selection of Gin too!
Nice decor. Tables were well spaced out. The serving staff were good and paid attention to detail. Wine and food were lovely. Would definitely go again.
we went for sunday dinner option with a starter and main...the soup was good tasty and hot the wife had pate while good she got 4 of the smallest crackers to eat with it...then we both had roast beef.it looked great good portion great colour but boom what a disappointment the potatoes were cold and the rest tepid at best.my beef was pink cut thin and in fairness ok but my wifes was pure fat and sinew... the manager offered a replacement meal but we declined and so didn't receive any bill...very very disappointed. cant fault the staff or the outcome but you go for the food and it really was poor
Had a Great meal - fantastic value for money. The Set Menu for Lunch is great.
First time here and I would come again. I have allergies and the waitress was very helpful with the ingredients of all the meals on the menu. Also requested fish to be baked and not fried and they were happy to make this change.
The service was exceptionally good, however sadly the food was very average and overpriced as a result.
This place was fantastic. Staff were courteous and attentive. T bone steak was delicious and massive cooked exactly how I wanted it! Vegetarian option for my partner was also great! All round too notch!
Amazing steaks and excellent service. Great ambience and not too loud. Spotless everywhere.
Fantastic service this was my 5th visit,here and I would highly recommended it here this is becoming my favourite restaurant of all time
This was our 2nd visit to Alston and it didn't disappoint. We decided to just go with mains this time and order extra sides, this turned out to be a great decision as everything was so delicious! I had bone in rib eye and my other half had the T bone. Both where melt in the mouth delicious! For sides we had chips, seasonal vegetables, Mac and cheese and the seafood special, prawns in white wine sauce. The prawns where actually the best I've had in as long as I can remember. This is hands down the best steak I've had in England and I will keep coming back for more!
Beautiful meal for myself and the boyfriend! We ordered far too much food as the menu is great, so left over steak and mac n cheese was a great shout the next day! We ordered the assiette of steak, cream spinach, mac n cheese and beer battered onions! A bottle of red wine and tried the pineapple gin! Can’t wait to come here again!!
Chose this restaurant due to its excellent reviews and we weren’t disappointed. Great food and service, will recommend. We had the chateaubriand steak which was perfect with the steak sauce. Chocolate brownie also very good.
Excellent food, attentive waiter, good beer. Quality
The food was excellent and the service matched the quality of the food. I’ll definitely be going back.
We went to Alston Bar and Grill Manchester to celebrate my boyfriends birthday. We had previously went to Alston in Glasgow and thought it had the best steak we had ever tasted - Manchester did not dissapoint either. Our waiter was phenomenal, the food exceptional and the cocktails delectable. Would recommend for anyone who doesn’t mind dishing out a few extra pounds for great food!
Went for birthday celebration and although the food was good it was not exceptional for the cost. Previously been for lunch which was better value and more choice of menu.
Would probably go back but not for a special occasion.
Great Food, Fantastic, friendly service. Great atmosphere in the bar for pre-drinks before being taken into the restaurant. All the food was excellent, came out really efficiently and was really great quality, good sized portions and fantastic taste. We had a great experience and would recommend highly
The food was excellent and the steak was cooked perfectly for what I had asked for. Service was also excellent. Waiter was attentive but knew when to step back. All in all we had a lovely time
Been here twice and could not fault the place both occasions the service from the staff was excellent and the steak is the nicest I’ve had and I’ve had a few.
Olivia our waitress was great, she had brilliant knowledge really made our night :)
Best steak we’ve ever tasted
All the way from Wales or we’d be back soon!
Great food service could have been better wrong drink brought out and forgot olives, but ok in general nice ambiance.