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Comptoir Libanais - Manchester

4.4
114 reviews
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£25 and under
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Lebanese
Top tags:
  • Authentic
  • Casual
  • Creative Cuisine
The food at Comptoir is fresh, healthy, honest and affordable. We wake up early to provide customers with unique Lebanese breakfasts to eat in or take away; offering everything from organic yoghurt topped with pomegranate and orange blossom water, porridge and -our favourite- halloumi cheese, crispy onion and tomato tortillas.
Visit us for lunch and dinner as we serve our guests all types of interesting and colourful dishes, including hot and cold mezze – perfectly sized for sharing- wraps, salads, tagines, grills and Mana’esh (Lebanese style pizzas).
For dessert, nothing is more authentic than the sweet taste of baklawa – Lebanese pastries in a variety of flavours such as date filled semolina and walnut filled flaky pastry. All products can be packaged up and enjoyed on the go.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
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Hours of Operation
Monday - Wednesday: 08:00 - 23:00
Thursday - Saturday: 08:00 - 24:00
Sunday: 08:00 - 22:30
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Phone number
0161 672 3999
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Payment Options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
David Jones
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Parking Details
3 minutes walk from Bridge Street car park.
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Public Transit
2 minutes walk from Deansgate/Spinningfields bus stop.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 114 People Are Saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
4.4
food
4.2
service
4.2
ambience
4.2
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined 6 days ago

Good overall, love the decor, mixed meze was great, my chicken tagine was dry unfortunately.

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3.0Dined on 16 May 2018

I made a booking for 10 persons, it was a leaving meal for me which I wanted at my favourite restaurant ... we had to wait a the reception for 5 minutes to be acknowledged and then they had to get a table ready when I made the booking the day before ?? limited on time so this waiting just ate into it everyone seemed to enjoy the food when it arrived ... my chicken wings could of been a big more well done... skin was very slimy and underdone

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5.0Dined on 12 May 2018

My husband and I had the most wonderful evening here on Saturday, the restaurant was buzzing with atmosphere when we arrived, filled with couples, families and friends all having a great evening.
Even though it was busy our waiter Mauro, was friendly, professional and tentative, taking time to explain in details what was on the menu and periodically checking if we were ok.

The food was well presented and delicious, with a great selection, especially the Mezze Platter, giving a variety of tastes and flavours, we both enjoyed.

We would definitely recommend this restaurant in Manchester due to great atmosphere, customer service and food, thank you for a wonderful evening!

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3.0Dined on 12 May 2018

The staff were charming, helpful and friendly.
We shared a cold mezze starter plate which was delicious however we were all disappointed with our main courses. Two of us had different tagines which were both quite dry and one had a lamb burger which wasn't great either. This was a real disappointment after a great start. Would like to try again but this time would stick to a selection of mezze dishes.
Loved the decor and ambience.
Unfortunately I am not sure enough to wholeheartedly recommend to friends.

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5.0Dined on 14 April 2018

Food was excelled. Service a little bit slow but it was worth to wait

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5.0Dined on 31 March 2018

Food was amazing! Everyone loved it

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5.0Dined on 23 March 2018

Staff were lovely although it was very busy and worth tipping as they still manage to be attentive despite all the full tables. The vegetarian options are great and the food was very tasty and well put together. Great portion sizes, we couldn't actually finish everything. Drinks menu is extensive and lots of nice mocktails for those who don't drink. Great location as The Alchemist is just round the corner for post dinner drinks. Great value for money.

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2.0Dined on 20 March 2018

We booked a table of four for a very special occasion and informed the restaurant of this in advance (my two best friends were getting married the next day). The restaurant was terribly understaffed and although the girl waiting the tables did her very best (she was on her own!) the service was painfully slow all night, our desert did not arrive (yet was still on the bill) and the restaurant made no attempt to mark the special occasion (even just an acknowledgement of the special occasion would have been nice).
The food is great at Comptoir but I was so disappointed by the service this week that I will not be going again and certainly wouldn't recommend it for a special occasion.

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4.0Dined on 17 March 2018

Tried here for the first time and was impressed. The menu is not huge but caters for many tastes, and the pricing is very good. The food tasted really nice and is a good place to eat for many occasions.

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5.0Dined on 12 March 2018

Unique and memorable restaurant. My favourite place to dine when in Manchester. Enjoy the Lebanese beer Almaza every time as well as the baklava.

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3.0Dined on 10 March 2018

The food was lovely, best lebanese I've had in the UK, but the service was terrible, we waited about 15 minutes for drinks each time we ordered a round, however the food arrived quite quickly, sort out the slow service and I'll come back.
We felt that adding a service charge was a bit much as the staff really didn't earn it on the night.

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4.0Dined on 10 March 2018

We had a very nice meal. The food was good and there was plenty of choice. The service great too.

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5.0Dined on 24 February 2018

Excellent food and friendly attentive staff. Would recommend!

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3.0Dined on 24 February 2018

It was ok
Lamb shank was very good

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5.0Dined on 17 February 2018

Lovely food and a great atmosphere. Staff were great. I would definitely come again.

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5.0Dined on 17 February 2018

Great place to eat. Good food. Great choice of different types of food. Not expensive. Have set menus as well which were great value and good choices available. Nice choice of drinks too. Great decor inside. Authentic. Went with 5 other friends. Good for afternoon lunch or early dining. Great central location. Will return.

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5.0Dined on 15 February 2018

Impromptu visit with my eldest son. Lovely food, lovely service, lovely atmosphere would definitely recommend and will be returning in the very near future.

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5.0Dined on 15 February 2018

Fancied some Middle Eastern food and although this is a chain we really enjoyed the food. We had a mixed meze for 1 and Kibbe and spicy sausage. Then a flat bread with minced lamb between us. Plenty of food. Finished with mixed baklava. The Lebanese house wine was fine too
Nice service especialy by a lovely Columbian lady who explained everything to us.

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5.0Dined on 12 February 2018

A wonderful experience as it always is, amazing food, good service and delightful surroundings, a must for fans of Lebanese food

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4.0Dined on 10 February 2018

'Middle Eastern' theme gives a good atmosphere. Food was nice enough (we had Mixed Grill and Tagine - both of which were more than acceptable). Portions were just right - not gargantuan as they are in a lot of places.

It was maybe a little expansive for what it is, at £25 a head for main courses only and with two drinks each and service included. I'd go again though.

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3.0Dined on 10 February 2018

Amazing food, good atmosphere and our large group had an enjoyable time however the overall experience was totally let down by the drinks service. It took 45 minutes to receive our drinks even with numerous chasers. Totally unacceptable! If they sort that out, I’d be happy to recommend.

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5.0Dined on 27 January 2018

Gorgeous food, great service. Overall a lovely experience, will definitely return.

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3.0Dined on 27 January 2018

Starters were really nice, mixed ones and a couple of tapas type ones. My main course was a chicken wrap and that was literally it, no side salad and quite bland, disappointing.
My husband had the lamb shank tagine which was tough and fatty and we had to send it back.
Our friends food was really nice though.
Maybe we picked a bad day. I would try it again, the ingredients in the starters all looked very fresh and were nice.
Service was good and they were apologetic about the food.

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5.0Dined on 19 January 2018

Lovely menu & friendly relaxed atmosphere. Plenty of seating. Would recommend!

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3.0Dined on 12 January 2018

Nice place for a quick bite and some tasty dishes and good red wine. However the service was really poor, we had to ask multiple times for things like water for the table, our food came out at completely different times and it’s pretty over priced. Our mains were average at best.

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5.0Dined on 29 December 2017

Amazing food and great service! I had a selection of hot mezze and it was very tasty!! Also, lovely setting and very friendly, attentive staff! I will definitely be back and spreading the word...

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5.0Dined on 24 December 2017

amazing food as always. Love the vibe and the deco seeing old Arabic stars on the walls especially Sabah.

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3.0Dined on 22 December 2017

Very quiet but not the restaurant fault, but the music was appalling cheap copies of famous xmas songs and very loud

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5.0Dined on 16 December 2017

Lovely atmosphere. Great service and amazing food. Would definitely come again.

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5.0Dined on 16 December 2017

Lovely food very authentic. Great service and vibrant atmosphere

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4.0Dined on 9 December 2017

Great service from the team and very tasty food. Will be coming back

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5.0Dined on 9 December 2017

Wonderful restaurant. The staff were all lovely and attentive. The food was absolutely delicious. Highly recommend. We are looking forward to returning.

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5.0Dined on 2 December 2017

Love this place, food is always great
Friendly stafff

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5.0Dined on 27 November 2017

Had my uncle 26th birthday and the stuff made it a day to remember. The manager was supper nice and friendly even tho it got so busy on Monday the manager kept coming in to check if we need anything. He needs to be recognised for his hard work

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4.0Dined on 25 November 2017

Great food and venue. Our only minor complaint really was that the shared mixed dips for starters didn’t include anywhere near enough pitta bread. We asked for more and got the same again, which was still not enough. Having said this, our third request was met with a much bigger portion, and we were not charged extra.

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5.0Dined on 25 November 2017

My third visit in as many months, and every trip has been great. The place is usually very busy weekend evenings. So remember to book well in advance to get the time you want.

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3.0Dined on 23 November 2017

The best thing about this resturant is the decor and the friendly staff.
The food was very bland and over priced for what it was. I would not go back again.

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5.0Dined on 18 November 2017

Really enjoyed it, great atmosphere, lovely food and pleasant attentive service

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3.0Dined on 16 November 2017

3 lunches and only one was any good. Lamb shank tough, chicken salad dry and bland, chicken kebabs seemed to go down well.
To top it off service is added automatically.
Won't be going back

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5.0Dined on 13 November 2017

delicious food, excellent service. Will definitely go again.

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