Menagerie Restaurant

4.3
747 reviews
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£41 and over
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American
Top tags:
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Special Occasions
A Contemporary American restaurant & bar Indulging guests in a mi casa es su casa ambience with luxury finishes and flavours. Menagerie is set in the heart of Manchester city centre. The menu features a US’ interpretation of international dishes, favouring social dining tapas style with beautifully presented dishes.

Special Offers

Manchester Restaurant week: 20% off your total food bill

...from the a la carte menu.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: 22 July 2019

Ends: 4 August 2019

Availability: Sun 12:00-22:00
Mon-Sat 12:00-19:00

Manchester Restaurant week: 2 4 1 on selected drinks

available on the following drinks, house wine by the glass, beer, Menagerie Signature list cocktails

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: 22 July 2019

Ends: 4 August 2019

Availability: Mon-Fri 17:00-19:00

Manchester Restaurant week: 2 for 1 cocktail club

...from the cocktail menu.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: 22 July 2019

Ends: 4 August 2019

Availability: Mon-Fri 17:00-19:00

Manchester Restaurant week: 20% off the total bill

...from the a la carte menu.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: 22 July 2019

Ends: 4 August 2019

Availability: Sun 12:00-22:00
Mon-Fri 12:00-19:00

20% Off a la carte

Enjoy 20% off.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: 1 September 2019

Ends: 31 October 2019

Availability: Sun-Thu 12:00-22:00

Express Lunch: £9.95

Enjoy 1 Brunch or Lunch Plate & a Drink For Only £9.95 // Choose from: 175ml white/red wine, 125ml Prosecco, a bottle of Corona or soft drink of choice.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: 1 June 2019

Ends: 31 October 2019

Availability: Mon-Thu 12:00-15:00

Bottomless brunch £40pp

Enjoy 2 breakfast plates and unlimited listed drinks (available every weekend).

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: 1 June 2019

Ends: 31 October 2019

Availability: Sun 12:00-16:00
Sat 12:00-16:00

1,000-Point Tables

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Mon - Wed 12:00PM - 10:00PM

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AP
Manchester
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food, drinks, service and aesthetics were amazing as always.

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OT
Manchester
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Booked following my daughters graduation. Everything about our visit was fantastic, food perfect , staff very professional and friendly. Lovely atmosphere definitely recommend

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FM
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

I can’t thank the staff enough for letting me have the bird cage for my graduation, it really did make the experience extra special! The restaurant even had graduation hats for photos!
Can’t wait to go back on a weekend to experience the live entertainment.

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G
Manchester
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 2food 5service 1ambience 2

Went for my birthday, there was a problem redeeming a published offer of a free bottle of prosecco. After much to-and-fro'ing eventually received the offer. Not once did anyone check we wanted anything more and left after 1.5hours to another bar for cocktails. Wasn't the normally high standard of service.

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DK
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

The service was a bit slow, but the food was amazing and filling. We ordered the set menu and were really impressed! Will definitely be eating here again.

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GJ
London
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

I walked out before ordering. Massively disappointed!!!! I will be making a formal complaint!!

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Y
Manchester
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We went to Menagerie on a Saturday afternoon, despite the restaurant/ bar area being very busy it did not intrude on our meal. The staff were attentive and friendly. It was overall a great meal, music was great and the atmosphere was lively.

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VA
London
2 reviews
Dined on 12 July 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

Brilliant night out and a great experience. The food is amazing and the entertainment is outstanding and really different to most places. The staff where good but considering it wasn't that busy they weren't very attentive and we probably would have spent more on drinks if offered or could get their attention at times.

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SN
Dorset
2 reviews
Dined on 11 July 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

The overall experience was ok. We had been recommended via Facebook to try the pre-theatre menu. When we told the waiter this we were told basically we could have the cheapest items on the menu and a small glass of wine. The Facebook page stated the only things off the menu were steaks and lobster and there to drink bottled beer and soft drinks were included. It took a good 20 minutes to get this sorted which in the end we were told we could order what we wanted. Luckily the concert we were attending started quite late so we were not in a great hurry, however my idea of a pre-theatre menu is something you can order, eat and pay the bill in an hour. Not really the case here. The place is ok, but there are better close by that have that edge over here. Wouldn’t say it was bad but nothing outstanding and wouldn’t pay full price

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OT
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 11 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

amazing xx

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

The starter and main course were superb - very disappointed with the dessert as not much thought had gone into it for the price. Music was rather loud when trying to have a conversation with friends at the table. Cocktails were good but rather pricey!

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L
Manchester
3 reviews
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food and atmosphere . Service was also extremely good , couldn’t recommend it enough.

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e
Manchester
4 reviews
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved our first visit to Menagerie. The atmosphere is infectious and the food was fantastic. The only critique would be that we have to pay a £5 per person deposit for the entertainment, which is fine but our table was by the entrance and we had to get up to go and see the dancers. Given the mandatory charge this was abit disappointing.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, amazing atmosphere and amazing service! They helped make my boyfriends birthday so special.

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K
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic afternoon thank you had a great time . My sister enjoyed her celebration

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RD
1 review
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

I brought my friend for bottomless brunch for her birthday. The food was incredible, and the waiting staff were so attentive and we're coming over and offering drinks before we'd finished the ones we had, so it felt like the bottomless part was well worth it! The only let down was that I had organised for a birthday plate and sparkler to come to the table, for an extra charge, and it never arrived. I didn't want to mention it to our waiter as I wanted it to be a surprise, and I wasn't billed for it so that was fine, just a little disappointing. There were 3 hen parties in at the same time as us so obviously a little noisy, but all my friend and I kept saying was how we wanted to join them! Overall a very good experience!

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

Food was tasty but very overpriced, waitress was very attentive. Felt very rushed, within 10 minutes of being there we had had our starters and within minutes of finishing our starters our mains arrived - felt very pressured to get in and get out. The ‘show’ that’s on whilst you eat was over an hour late. Meant to be a 7.30 start and came on at 8.40! Acts are very disorganised - atleast 15 minutes in between each 3 minute act. All in all we were disappointed and wouldn’t rush back!

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CP
1 review
Dined on 29 June 2019
Overall 1food 2service 3ambience 1

Would not return sat in the bar area for a meal with drunken people bumping into the table and placing empty glasses on our table whilst were eating. Had to reach up to the table sat on a torn sofa thats seen better days. Could not see the entertainment and had to get up to see it. Food was average and over priced! Service was good but we would not return after being sat in a crowded bar to eat a meal that was not even located in the restaurant area. Do not go here for a meal and if you do insist on being sat in the restaurant. This place looks nothing like its advertised!

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EJ
1 review
Dined on 29 June 2019
Overall 3food 1service 3ambience 2

-I was sat on a very tired, low couch which wasn’t great to eat my dinner from, while my friends were opposite me on chairs.
-I had the gnocchi which was VERY dry and not enjoyable.
-We had 2 of the eclair desserts to share,one of them we had to leave because the pastry was so hard.
- My starter was the tempura prawns and was delicious, I was very disappointed with the food to follow.
-I found the music far too loud, our table was in the bar area so I don’t know if that made a difference if you were sat in the restaurant. It was hard to have a conversation with my friends and even hard to talk with the waiter, which he also seemed to be struggling with.
- There wasn’t any choice for higher end non-alcoholic beverages. I would have like to have seen a few non-alcoholic cocktails and beers. I had to make my own drink with tonic water and bitters.
-Our waiter provided good service but if he wasn’t available and we asked another waiter they really didn’t seem happy I was asking them.

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NC
Manchester
3 reviews
Dined on 29 June 2019
Overall 2food 1service 5ambience 5

I was very disappointed with the food. Not much choice with food.It was a bit run down and needs refurbishment.

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W
Liverpool
2 reviews
Dined on 29 June 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Disappointing that brunch did not offer a full veggie breakfast option

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

Honestly if your looking to do a bottomless brunch this is the place to be! 2 full size main meals which were cooked to perfection! The waiter couldn’t of been more attentive! 2 hours of unlimited Prosecco/cocktails! The perfect way to start of a day session!

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OT
1 review
Dined on 28 June 2019
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 3

Poor seat allocation after reserving for £15 per head & requesting specific seats. Not very busy so other tables were available!!! Burgers were dry & chewy & the show overall was very poor & very few acts!! Felt like the venue was closing down!!

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EK
Cambridge
1 review
Dined on 28 June 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

I went to Menagerie with 3 friends for my 30th birthday. What a beautifully decorated place, very 'Instagram worthy.' We had a good sized table with a view of the walkway for entertainment although there was a curtain slightly in the way. We had tapas to share and the food was delicious, we ordered tacos, lobster mac and cheese, sweet potato fries and more. The service was attentive and the entertainment was good. I had a lovely dessert with a sparkler in for my birthday. Loved the confetti at 11pm but there was no announcement or warning so we just missed it as it actually went off a 10:50pm. The music was really good, its a shame there wasn't a small dance floor over by the entrance to the left as we probably would have stayed all night. Only slight let down was the atmosphere as it wasn't busy at all but can't be helped by the restaurant, it had been a hot day.

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DW
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 28 June 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Really enjoyed the experience and entertainment. Could not fault the service. The food was nicely presented but the favours were quite bland. Same goes for the cocktails. Definitely not worth the money.

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SM
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 26 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The most beautiful restaurant I have ever been to! Most impeccable service and dining experience

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NV
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 23 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Truly AMAZING service! The Brunch was out of this world and the drinks were flowing at all times. The best £40 I have spent and it was so worth it! Thank you Menagerie!

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DE
London
1 review
Dined on 22 June 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

The lady that served us was so friendly! Music was good. Food was unreal!

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OT
Yorkshire
2 reviews
Dined on 22 June 2019
Overall 2food 3service 4ambience 2

This is a party restaurant, and not a classy establishment. The music is so loud you can not talk to eachother. It would be good for parties only. They should tell you this before booking, as it ruined the whole experience for us, especially having to shout across the dinner table.

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OT
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 21 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went for food and drinks at Menagerie on a Friday evening for my partners birthday. We couldn’t of been more impressed with the overall dining experience, from the food and drinks to the service and entertainment. We will definitely be returning.

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L
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 16 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lovely atmosphere and surroundings. Staff were friendly and chatty always willing to help! Really enjoyed my evening here, will be visiting again soon xoxo

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HM
1 review
Dined on 14 June 2019
Overall 3food 1service 5ambience 3

Very nice place would definitely go again the reason I gave it 3 stars is because I had a booking and only got told they wouldn’t be able to accommodate it half an hour before which was not enough time to make other plans as it was my birthday and it kinda ruined my day a bit.

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JC
1 review
Dined on 11 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As the place was very quiet I was shocked that when I origanally requested to book for 9 I was advised that we could only have the £40 each party menu. During lunchtimes Monday to Thursday I see no reason why the express lunch could not be offered to parties of under 10 people

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JN
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 10 June 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 2

Food was average. Service was shocking! We seemed to be an inconvenience to 1 waiter in particular. We went to a backstreet boys pre party. The restaurant was not busy at all so we couldn't understand why the service was so bad. We got attitude from one of our servers. Place it self is beautiful, food just average. Needs some customer service improvements.

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AS
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 10 June 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

The restaurant and food itself was nice but I was a little disappointed with some aspects of service. I wanted to come for afternoon tea for a 30th birthday treat and booked online. At no point does the menu or booking system indicate having to ring up for afternoon tea given there are no options to select. I was then sent a text from the reservation team whether I wanted to add a birthday dessert which I replied to confirming, got a response saying it was on the notes of my reservation but this was not given on the day.

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ES
London
7 reviews
Dined on 9 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Was quite delicious but the pancakes for the brunch were quite fatty and rich with oils & butters but was a fun cheat meal for a date

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JN
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 8 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

Great entertainment. Service was slow & had to ask for several drinks/the bill. Would definitely return.

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L
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 8 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

The place itself was one of the most gorgeous i have been to. The staff were very kind and always checking you had everything you needed. Throughout the night there was entertainment which everyone seemed to enjoy. An amazing meal at an even better place.

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AG
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 8 June 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was excellent except the seats a mixture of chairs and settees was uncomfortable apart from that great

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M
1 review
Dined on 8 June 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

I expected it to be a better than it was. The food was ok. The entertainment was ok. It was my birthday, my daughter pointed this out to the waiter. They then brought me a mini donut with a candle in and a couple of strawberries and blackberries and an inscribed plate with happy birthday. They charged £4 on the bill for this ! Won’t return. Would recommend The Ivy, more friendly and a lot nicer atmosphere.

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