Menagerie Restaurant

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£41 and over
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American
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.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 15 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely experience, would go again.

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Beth
London
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

They didn’t have two bottles of wine that we wanted and one of the starter dishes. Apart from this the service was good, staff were friendly however the clientele were not up to our standard. A bit chavvy!

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Littlemisschester
Cheshire
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Recommended by film colleagues
Stunning venue. Service impeccable.
Beautifully choreographed performances

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Victoria
Yorkshire
2 reviews
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall2food4service1ambience2

We went for bottomless brunch, we felt rushed to order food. And the staff didn’t come and top your drinks up or ask if you wanted another. We as customers had to keep asking for a top up or refill which really isn’t a bottomless brunch. I’ve been to better places for bottomless brunch where the staff have been brilliant. Here I was rather disappointed, there was no entertainment like it said when I gave them a £5 with my deposit? and the atmosphere was rather dead, music wasn't very loud. I wouldn’t go back for bottomless brunch.

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MeganJ
1 review
Dined on 13 March 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Was recommended to go for my birthday. Disappointed is an understatement. Main course of burgers were dry, desserts again over priced and not appetising. Only thing we enjoyed was the entertainment.

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EveW
London
1 review
Dined on 10 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and amazing food. Will definitely be going again.

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OpenTable Diner
Yorkshire
2 reviews
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Early Mother’s Day

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OpenTable Diner
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Lovely restaurant for a weekend away. Beautifully designed restaurant with a great vibe throughout. Really enjoyed the different entertainment, something memorable. Would highly recommend. Decent price for amazing food!!!

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AmyC
1 review
Dined on 6 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time visiting Manchester. Food was amazing, staff were super friendly and helpful. Music and entertainment were excellent. Will definitely return to this restaurant when in Manchester again. Would highly recommend.

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JuliaN
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent staff, delicious food and drinks. Highly recommended!

Menagerie Restaurant
Responded on 10 March 2020

Hi Julia, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was a pleasure having you here and will make sure to pass on the great feedback to the team. We are looking forward to welcoming you again. Kindest regards, Menagerie Team

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Georgia
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2020
Overall3food4service5ambience2

Tables are situated too close to each other, don't feel like you can have a private conversation and also the person sat next to me on the table next to me was obnoxiously drunk and was reaching over at our dessert to take it off the table. Felt extremely uncomfortable, just wanted to leave as soon as possible.

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Annie
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2020
Overall2food4service1ambience3

Food was great. But service was shocking. I was there for my baby shower, they not only seated us at a different table than requested, did not have afternoon tea which we requested and followed up with a phone call for confirmation a week before. Lost the box we had our cake in - was a shambles aside from the food.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic afternoon spent for my wife’s birthday.

Menagerie Restaurant
Responded on 10 March 2020

Thank you for the five stars. It was a pleasure having you at Menagerie to celebrate your wife's Birthday. Kindest regards, Menagerie

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Samantha
1 review
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely fab! Definitely going back there loved it

Menagerie Restaurant
Responded on 10 March 2020

Hi Samantha, Thank you for the five stars, we are thrilled you enjoyed your Menagerie experience. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Many thanks, Menagerie Team

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OpenTable Diner
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 28 February 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

really good range of cocktails and drinks, food was lovely too but the entertainment made the evening.

Menagerie Restaurant
Responded on 10 March 2020

We are so pleased you enjoyed your cocktails, food and entertainment with us at Menagerie. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kindest regards, Menagerie Team

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louise
1 review
Dined on 27 February 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Nice enough place but service from walking through the door to throughout the meal left a lot to be desired.
Food was ok overall very underwhelming.

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JosephO
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 26 February 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Great atmosphere and friendly staff. The food was served quickly and very tasty.
A good selection of wines and champagne by the glass, which is a bonus
Overall a good night out.

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CherieB
1 review
Dined on 26 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Thank you! I had the best birthday! The waiters were absolutely lovely!

Menagerie Restaurant
Responded on 29 February 2020

Hi Cherie, Thank you for the 5 stars, it was a pleasure having you at Menagerie to celebrate your birthday. We are looking forward to seeing you again soon. Kindest regards, Menagerie Team

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ElleiseF
Manchester
3 reviews
Dined on 23 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Came for the Sunday service and Sunday dinner, lovely drinks and food was amazing

Menagerie Restaurant
Responded on 29 February 2020

Hi Elleise, Thank you for your lovely comment. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience and food at Menagerie. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Many thanks, Menagerie Team

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SarahD
1 review
Dined on 23 February 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

I booked a table for afternoon tea, when we arrived the it wasn't ready and we waited 20 minutes over the time I had booked.
When we finally got seated no one told us what we needed to order...although I booked afternoon tea they didn't seem to know what I had booked.
So we called someone over and explained that we had booked afternoon tea... which then we was told how we order this as you can choose from hot or cold... considering they have a host on a reception area we were not well informed at all.
Another waitor then came over to our table and said that the afternoon tea would be a further 40 minute wait due to how busy it was...which would of been fine but I had booked afternoon tea online... most other places I've had afternoon tea are all prepared...
We were provided with some drinks because of all the mither which is nice. The food was really nice! However because it was so unorganised and unhelpful I wouldn't recommend to friends. As there places to have nice food which are much more organised and friendly. I booked this for mine and my twins birthday which I stated on the booking. I got a nice Instagram anyway...

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JohnC
Liverpool
5 reviews
Dined on 23 February 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Wasn’t very sure about going here because the reviews weren’t that good. We loved it!! The food was great and all four of us in our party said we would go back.

Menagerie Restaurant
Responded on 24 February 2020

Hi John, Thank you for your lovely comment. We are so pleased to hear you all enjoyed your experience at Menagerie. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Many thanks, Menagerie Team

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OpenTable Diner
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall4food2service4ambience5

It was an interesting evening. With a lot of entertainment. There was nice music and dancers. The food wasn’t the best cause it wasn’t seasoned to my standard but on the flip side the serve and waiters were nice.

Menagerie Restaurant
Responded on 24 February 2020

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed our entertainment and really appreciate your kind comments about our team. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kindest regards, Menagerie Team

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NatashaC
London
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Food was lovely but wouldn’t rush back as felt the cliental was on the young side.
Also only given 2 hours on table they were late sitting us and felt rushed. No where else to sit and have a drink after been asked to leave table.

A bit out of the way.

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YasminM
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall1food3service1ambience1

They kept us waiting for ten minutes after our reservation time without coming to get us or apologising. They also took £5pp off our deposits for ‘entertainment’ however there was no entertainment! I think a refund for The £5pp is deserved

Menagerie Restaurant
Responded on 25 February 2020

Hi Yasmin, Please kindly reach out to me directly via email rebecca@menagerierestaurant.co.uk to further discuss your experience. Kindest regards, Rebecca Menagerie Team

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JayneC
1 review
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall2food1service4ambience4

Entertainment and staff were good but food wasn’t great. Chicken arrived cold

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LisaW
1 review
Dined on 19 February 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Beautiful restaurant, very quiet when we went (Wednesday afternoon) would love to return at evening. The food was lovely. I would definitely return!

Menagerie Restaurant
Responded on 21 February 2020

Hi Lisa, Thank you very much for sharing your experience and feedback, we are pleased you enjoyed your afternoon at Menagerie. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards Menagerie Team

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience5

It was my birthday. 2nd time coming over from Dublin, food and drinks were good. Gnocchi was delicious, steak was ok. Cookie cane dessert was delicious. Service was good. Decor is beautiful. Overall 7/10.

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OpenTable Diner
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Booked in for bottomless brunch - staff were very attentive, food was great and glass never empty.

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OpenTable Diner
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience4

We booked a table for 8:45 but didn’t get seated until 9:45. Apart from that the staff were friendly and service was very good

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KirstyH
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Me and my partner visited Menagerie on Saturday night to celebrate my 21st Birthday. The first time visiting and it won’t be the last - it was amazing. Amazing people, amazing food & outstanding drinks! Could not fault it. The entertainment was fantastic & we was lucky enough to get seated next to the stage. We had the best night & it made such a special occasion even better. I will definitely be returning when I’m next in Manchester.

Menagerie Restaurant
Responded on 21 February 2020

Hi Kirsty, Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your experience with us and really appreciate your kind comments about our team, food and drinks. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Many thanks, Menagerie Team

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ErinM
Brighton
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall3food4service1ambience5

Felt rather neglected by staff. Good food but poor service.

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SarahS
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fast service and amazingly polite staff. We were running late for our reservation and they were very understanding and had us seated on arrival. Food was extremely pleasant and came out very quickly. Drinks were lovely and the entertainment was top notch. Will definitely be coming again!

Menagerie Restaurant
Responded on 21 February 2020

Hi Sarah, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It is lovely to hear such positive feedback regarding your experience at Menagerie. It was a pleasure having you here and will make sure to pass on the great feedback to the team. We are looking forward to welcoming you again. Kind regards, Menagerie Team

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SarahW
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall3food5service1ambience1

The service was extremely poor, they brought the wrong drinks to us 3 times. We had finished our main meals by the time the right drinks turned up.

Water wasn’t offered once it had ran out, the glass jug was removed and not returned.

Attention seemed to be on the larger tables.

When I’d booked I’d mentioned that it was my sisters 29th birthday. This was not acknowledged.

Over all a very disappointing visit.

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Hayley
London
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Lovely food. Little too noisy for an afternoon booking as we wanted to have food and catch up with friends. Struggeld to hear each other. But absolutely beautiful place.

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LeahD
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had an amazing time here! My boyfriend and I went for the bottomless brunch for a valentine’s celebration and it was lovely. The waiters were very attentive and we were never without a drink. The food is stunning, there’s a great atmosphere and overall nice place to eat. Our only downfall is that there is no beer option on the bottomless brunch but we managed!

Menagerie Restaurant
Responded on 21 February 2020

Hi Leah, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are thrilled to read your comments about your visit and are especially pleased to hear that you enjoyed our food and the service provided to you by our team. We will make sure to pass it on to the team. We hope to welcome you back soon. Many thanks, Menagerie Team

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B0404
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall1food2service1ambience2

Food was nice however when we were asking a certain staff about the menu he wasn’t helpful and was intimidating. Therefore we felt uncomfortable

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Navsh
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 9 February 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Not many halal options for food and drink expensive for what they are

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daviah
Newcastle
1 review
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall5