Home Sweet Home - Great Northern

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81 reviews
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£25 and under
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American
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  • Comfort Food
  • Brunch
  • Casual
Generous helpings of comfort food and over-the-top indulgent treats to satisfy all your hearts cravings - toasties, tacos, eggs, bacon, waffles, fried chicken, steak, coffee, milkshake, cakes - Home Sweet Home is classic American dining with high quality, fresh ingredients.
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BR
Manchester
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, great service and a really nice place to spend an evening with friends.

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B
1 review
Dined on 7 July 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 4

I used to love Home Sweet Home it was one of my favourite restaurants- now since the menu change I think it’s all gone a bit down hill. Menu is a lot smaller and our burgers where quite bland. Service was top notch but food itself was just a let down!

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ER
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 29 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was fantastic as always, as was service(our waiter was called Hunter.) Will definitely be returning again.

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AM
London
1 review
Dined on 16 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Food was great - good quality and portion size. Not cheap, but happy to pay for quality.
Service was efficient - seated promptly, asked for drinks quickly and delivered within a reasonable time. Same with the food ordering.
Nice atmosphere, busy (it was Father's Day) but didn't feel rushed.
Would have been nice to receive a "Goodbye" or "Thanks for our custom" when leaving but that was the only flaw in an excellent brunch.

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AS
Manchester
8 reviews
Dined on 19 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great brunch after completing the half marathon with a free pint! Server wasn’t too sure on menu items which was a bit of a negative but he went and checked anything quickly enough. Had the chicken and waffles which were great!

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DT
Lancashire
1 review
Dined on 11 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Staff attentive and professional. Food as always devine and arrived in a timely manner despite it being very busy

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R
1 review
Dined on 10 May 2019
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 4

It was really good but our food took ages to come and there was a mix up with my sons food as they realised they weren’t doing that dish. When it finally came mine was cold and my eggs were hard I’m guessing mine was left waiting while they made my sons because of the mix up

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OT
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 22 April 2019
Overall 2food 1service 2ambience 3

• HAIR IN FOOD
• POTATOES UNDERCOOKED
• STEAK UN-CHEWABLE

USUALLY A REALLY NICE PLACE TO GET A BREAKFAST BUT UNFORTUNATELY ON THIS OCCASION I COULD'NT EVEN EAT MINE. SERVICE WAS A LOT SLOWER THAN USUAL DESPITE IT BEING QUIET.

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KJ
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 16 April 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Vegan meal was overpriced for the ingredients that were in it and the amount of food you got. Flatbread with cauliflower as the main ingredients totting up to £10....would have expected more.

Meat meals didn't have a lot of meat in them, mainly all fries. Was ok but wouldn't eat there again.

Take away cakes are delicious.

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DG
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 13 April 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Very well looked after, particular shout out for Joseph who sorted a delicious cake out at short notice.

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RP
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

The food was good but the service was very slow. We waited nearly half an hour to pay with the plates on our table, just a bit annoying really.

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JL
Liverpool
1 review
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Lovely little spot for brunch in particularly (although they do run an evening menu with a bar licence).

Range of food was perfect, from traditional English breakfasts to edgy unique offerings and also the more lean choices.

We had to wait 15 minutes for our milkshakes which was a shame but the staff informed us of this at the time of ordering anyway.
My only criticism would be that the sourdough toast could’ve been warmer and given it was only a two meal order, had expected better.

Nevertheless, a cracking spot and will be back again. Long live the brunch.

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JK
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 31 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went to home sweet home on Sunday 31st, mother’s Day at 3pm and I must say, the service was amazing, couldn’t fault it in any way. The waiter who was looking after us was really nice and made sure everything we got was great, I think his name was Ky. He was a really lovely guy, and it was one of the best experiences I’ve had when eating out. Would definitely be coming back and I would recommend home sweet home to anyone, Thankyou!

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NW
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 30 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had one of the best eating out experiences here. The food was great but the best part of the experience was out waiter Ky. He was absolutely amazing, making sure that we felt welcome, had everything we needed and made great conversation! He is definitely one of the best waiters I’ve had in a long time!

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AW
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 30 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food. Staff were lovely and friendly. Food was quick, will definitely be back.

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SP
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 23 March 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 4

From being seated at 6pm, when we had booked for (good start) it was 45 minutes until our starters arrived, then a further hour for our main courses. Whilst it was clear our waiter was doing his best the delay seemed to be elsewhere (the kitchen?). The restaurant was busy, but not full. It was disappointing to have to wait so long for our food, which was really nice when it arrived.

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SJ
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 23 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

sat down straight away- service a little slow and muddled but it was packed to the rafters, so it was understandable - wrong fries brought with one meal- exchanged immediately, with apology. all food piping hot.

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JA
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 17 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this place kids always want to go 😍 I’m always happy with the food

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NS
1 review
Dined on 17 March 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

Took ages to get served.
Food was ok, had the chicken and waffles. There was hardly any chicken, milk shakes were mediocre.

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RB
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great server, the food was phenomenal. Will be going again hopefully.

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h
1 review
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

We visited HSH on a Saturday morning for breakfast. On arrival we order two soft drinks and a coffee. Considering there were only a few tables taken we waited 20 minute before asking where the drinks were. It took a fuether 10 minutes for tgem to arrive. We then ordered food and waited another 20 minutes for it to arrive. The staff were very friendly. The place was lovely and the food was nice. The only thing that came quickly to the table was the bill. Overall I would go back but would be chasing drinks and food after 15 minutes to avoid long wait times!!

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RS
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2019
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 3

Really slow service, food cold and the cake was hard. Have been previous and it was much better

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TH
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 23 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

We were very impressed overall. Slightly slow service when it came to the drinks but it was explained by the waiter to be fair so cant really complain.

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LH
London
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

A lovely afternoon tea with a varied selection of cakes and sandwiches - was a fun afternoon!

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T
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 20 February 2019
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 3

I went to home sweet home in the Northern Quarter.
I was expecting great food and service. Food is average and menu options are limited. The service was great from some members of staff and very poor from others. The waitress was reading a book every time she could which kept her distracted and made the service very slow.
I will not be coming back to have food as other places offer with similar concepts (american diner) with more food options and better service.
The cake was great though.

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O
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 20 February 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Lovely food, great service, amazing cakes/traybakes.

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GC
London
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2019
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 3

Food was fine unfortunately service was not great. Waiter looked like he’d rather be anywhere else and anything we asked him was a massive inconvenience!

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J
Edinburgh
2 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Overall was ok. Service was a bit slow considering it wasn't busy. Drinks menu was limited for our group.

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JM
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 9 February 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 3

Food was great but the service was really bad. We were in the secret room and twice where brought the wrong drinks. When the food arrived it took 15 minutes between the first plate and the last plate so most people had finished before all the food was delivered.

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SP
London
1 review
Dined on 9 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great atmosphere, lovely food, definitely recommend...!

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OT
Manchester
6 reviews
Dined on 9 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Table of 6. Booked for brunch. Attentive waiter who explained breakfast menu was finishing soon but they could squeeze us in if we wanted. I’ve visited a few times. I recommend steak n eggs. Although pancakes looked gorgeous and my veggie friend enjoyed her full breakfast. All in all a fun place for brunch. Family friendly

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RO
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 2 February 2019
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 4

Good value, unfortunately got our order wrong but corrected and our hot chicken were flavourless however everything else was good plus excellent cakes.

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JL
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 28 January 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 3

Service was pretty bad - food was sat under the heat lamp for over five minutes and it wasn’t busy.. I had to tell the waiter that our food had been sat there for a long time and he just said if it isn’t warm, we’ll make it again. Two chefs just stood there talking over the food..

Have been many times and usually it’s alright, but overall it was very bad and was only made better by having 30% off.

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SB
1 review
Dined on 26 January 2019
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 2

Table was booked for half 6, when served it took over 10 minutes each time a drink was ordered. We waited for over an hour for our mains and when enquired told it was another 15 minutes like we had been forgotten. Our main came at 8:05pm, one of our parties steak was stone cold and inedible, and due to delays over half the food was left as we had to leave so we could attend a show we were seeing at 8:30pm.

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A
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 24 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Highly recomended direction for breakfast and good atmosphere. Lovely

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k
1 review
Dined on 23 January 2019
Overall 1food 1service 5ambience 1

Visited last week on the eve of my birthday. The restaurant was busy, but severely understaffed. Young lad pretty much running the place and rushed off his feet. I really, really felt for him. We ordered starters and mains but had to leave before receiving the mains, as we'd already been in well over an hour waiting for nacho starters and other tables had walked who had waited even longer.
The server was really apologetic and would highly recommend him, but he was under too much pressure to man a large restaurant solely.
I absolutely wouldn't return.

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F
London
2 reviews
Dined on 20 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was delicious and service fab. Arrived late but was no problem

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AL
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 19 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very friendly staff happy atmosphere,food was excellant very large portions had to get doggy bags home. We were a party of 5 including a 2 yr old and 9 month old who were made to feel welcome and ate off the kids menu food was fantastic and i will reccomend the chicken and waffles.

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TH
1 review
Dined on 18 January 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

Upon arrival we were told that there was no chicken. This eliminated 85% of the menu, still we stayed as I had been previously and had enjoyed my meal. I got the steak, which I was never asked how I would like it, it arrived pretty much still beating, I didn't want to say anything to the waitress as I have been in that role before and there is nothing worse than someone who whinge about their food. I ate the chips and replacement cheese fries as they had ran out of mac n cheese balls. My partner had the burger which looked amazing, I wish I had chosen that now. After the food we asked for the cheque, waited about 20 minutes and then had to ask for it again as the waitress seemed to have forgotten us. This refunded me of the KFC fiasco when they ran out of chicken, I was gutted as I had raved about the basket of chicken all day.

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D
Columbus
1 review
Dined on 18 January 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

We were a bit early to our reservation, so we grabbed drinks at the bar. The service there was great and the cocktails were good! But, once we had gotten our table and tried to order, the kitchen was out of everything. Apparently, an order hadn't come in so over half of the menu was unavailable. We received our food and the nachos that were ordered didn't have all of the toppings that were listed on the menu. Overall, it wasn't terrible but I don't plan on returning.

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