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Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.
Valid For: 1 - 6 people
Starts: 21 May 2018
Ends: 10 June 2018
Availability: Sun-Fri 12:00-22:00
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Mon - Wed 12:00PM - 10:00PM
The service was outstanding each waiter we spoke to was polite and helpful, they were able to recommend certain items from the menu. The atmosphere was vibrant and at times a short liver performance would happen creating a sense of buzz around the restaurant. The food and drinks were reasonable priced. You can expect to pay a little more for the quality of the service and food. I had the Pork, when the food hit my mouth it was hard not to smile it was that good!. At the end of the meal we decided to share the mini doughnuts....they are unreal. I think I have told everyone about them. Well recommend this place.
We were told there would be entertainment & there wasn’t any on the night.
This was extremely disappointing as this was a birthday celebration.
Great atmosphere. Food was ok. Great for night out for groups
Hi, we booked the restaurant for a birthday. We’re all around 50 years old. We’ve eaten at many restaurant before. We all ordered steaks. 5 ribeye 1 fillet. All too small and all the ribeyes has lots of hard gristle. They also made a mistake with one of the orders. We did get that meal taken of the bill though. The starters where all far too small except the chicken(applewood I think it was called). The bourbon old fashions we ordered where nice on flavour but only half glass full, not good value for money at all.We felt the menu needed a sharing starter platter to accommodate larger groups.The waiter was nice enough although we had to wait a long time for drinks and some drinks never arrived at all. The entertainment was ok and fun. All in all we came from Liverpool in a taxi expecting a top experience but unfortunately where very disappointed. The food and the drinks service let the place down. Sorry.
Fantastic experience. We had the bottomless brunch. Service was great. Waiters couldn’t do enough for us! Will definitely be returning.
Good and service were excellent and thought it was good value for money. A little disappointed that we did not get to see any performances despite leaving at 7.30 and acts are advertised as starting at 7pm on Fridays. However, overall a lovely experience, staff were friendly and welcoming. Thank you
Came from Sheffield with my best friend to celebrate bank holiday/my birthday.
Seeing photos on social media and on tv made us pick the place and it sure didn’t disappoint! The Decor, Food, Music & the entertainment were fantastic!
Thank you for having us, will be back soon :)
Can’t understand the bad reviews. Had an amazing evening there. Service was good, food wasn‘t outrageous but also not expensive so that was okay for me. Entertainment was class. Will come again
Menagerie afternoon tea was delicious, everything was simply perfect and we had a lovely afternoon! Hector really looked after us! Can’t wait to return when we are back in Manchester x
Great place with a great atmosphere! Food is brilliant, will be back sooner then you think!
Menu was interesting - plenty of choice. Starters were very nice, but the main courses were disappointing. I had lamb rump which was ok, but my husband has steak (medium) and it was very tough and chewy. He sent it back, which is very unlike him, but the second steak, although more of a medium, was the same. I think it is the quality of the meat rather than the cooking. Disappointing as it was a special occasion for us and it wasn't cheap. Service was very good. Ambience ok. Jut need to improve on quality of meat for the prices charged. The brunch looked like a great option but we didn't try it.
Really lovely staff! Drinks are a bit pricey to be honest, mocktails cost the same as an actual cocktail, but the place and the staff make it worth it x
I essentially had what can only be described as an over priced childs meal. Breaded chicken ( turkey dinosaurs) and pasta. All staff were great but didnt rate the food AT ALL.
Overall the experience was great. The food was an ok standard, main courses could have been more creative, quite plain. The live entertainment however, really made up for it. The service was poor, more staff were needed I believe as it was very busy and I had to ask for a drink four times, even asking two different waiters and it never arrived. Cocktails were great, it was a good night overall, would go again.
Had a lovely evening drinks where good value and really good however the food menu isn’t great and I struggled on what to order, Camembert starter was lovely had duck salad for main which was just ok Iv had beter, duck comes on the side rather than in the salad dish. Entertainment was good. Overall I will try it again.
Fantastic as ever, regular visitor! Always a fabulous time x
I have visited menagerie lots of times now, I love it and it’s perfect for a girls catch up, brunch, cocktails. However, twice now when we have asked for the gratuity to be taken off the bill (as we’d prefer to leave our own tip for the individual waiters) the attitude of the waiter/waitress has immediately changed towards us. This has made it very uncomfortable for us and when I visited last weekend, I left thinking more about the waiters attitude than I did about the relaxing time and nice food and cocktails that me and my friend had. The gratuity was £6, we left £4 as a tip instead. It is a customers right to ask for the gratuity to be removed, I don’t understand why we would be made to feel like this.
Amazing food and great atmosphere! Perfect for a special occasion - I’ll 100% be going back
Food was poor quality, two diners one ordered ghnocci and was significantly overcooked, meal served contained 15 pieces of ghnocci which is a fine amount if the quality was high however this dish had neither quality nor quantity. For Starters we shared the hummus which was covered in oil and was served with lettuce that was slightly browning around the edges.
Total meal cost over £130 for two people and it was not value for money in terms of food. Drinks where lovely and priced as expected and fair according to the local market. Music was too loud for an early meal time and could barely hear across the table.
Dinner was booked at 5.45pm myself and have booking confirmation at this time, however the restaurant had down 6pm therefore making you arrive 15 minutes earlier and then pointing you in the direction of bar to make you spend on drinks before you sit down which felt very calculated as a way to rip off your customers.
Overall, would not recommend for a meal as food is basic and over priced. Would recommend post 10pm for drinks.
I had a great experience with great service, lovely food, drinks and amazing entertainment
would recommend to absolutely anyone however the only problem for me was the location as it was not really in the centre on Manchester but it won't stop me from going again
Booked a table for 7 people, we all went for the set menu as it was easier. All 7 ordered steak however 2 of them weren’t cooked as requested & smelt off, we spoke to the manager who took it off our bill so was satisfied with that. Service was excellent can’t fault that at all. Thanks :)
This is my 2nd time in the restaurant. The whole experience was terrible.
The music was very loud. The food took along time to arrive. The tuna salad was under tooked. The chicken salad was over Tooked. The manager was very rude about the complaint we had and said we have to pay for it. The mains look along time to come.
Overall the experience was terrible.
I won't ever be coming here again.
Also we arranged for a birthday surprise for my friend, and they never actioned the request.
I had requested the cage table on my online booking,I had also spoke to two people over the phone to ask for this table. I asked the front of house staff (lady with curly hair) why someone was on the table I had booked. When she has stopped watching a video on her mobile she was unfriendly and explained that requests couldn’t be guranteed-even though two members of staff had said I could have this table. She blamed this on a new member of staff. I explained I was unhappy and she did nothing to try and resolve this issue. Of course I don’t expect anyone to be taken off the table they are sat at but at least be friendly and make a sincere apology.
Food service was really good but I still wouldn’t go back unless it it a hen party
Fantastic restaurant, great atmosphere, amazing entertainment. The food is a little pricey and our steak wasn't cooked as ordered (asked for well done and was rare) but that being said it was removed from the bill, with no questions asked. Would totally recommend as had a really great night.
I celebrated my 5 year anniversary here and it was perfect. All the staff made sure we was looked after. I would definitely recommend, the table we got was reserved for us, we got a two glasses of champagne and a desert on the house. Thankyou my other half loved it
Booked for bank holiday - we had to pay £15 deposit each for a table of 5, therefore £75. Due to taxi issues we were delayed by half an hour, despite trying to ring on multiple occasions and leaving a voicemail we had no response. When we turned up they had given our table away despite the fact deposit had already been paid. We weren’t sat down until an hour later and the hostess was extremely stand offish. When it came to the 4th time of approaching we were finally sat down and given a free bottle of prosecco for the delay. Again when ordering drinks the bar staff had ran out of the drinks requested so we got free alternatives.
We had actually been booked in for food and it was only when the hostess realised this at half 11 that the kitchen had stopped serving at 11. Luckily that wasn’t the only reason for coming so we were happy to sit & have a few drinks.
Such a shame as I have been to menagerie before and had a great time, however this night it was poor from start to finish.
10:30 for dinner was rather late as the restaurant had turned into more of a club and was very loud and rowdy. The food and the service was fabulous as always though
Amazing night gorgeous decor and lovely atmosphere fabulous food abd drink x
Entertainment was good , food was nice but Service and management was shocking and staff was rude apart from Matthew who greeted us when we arrived
Gorgeous food as always, service was fantastic and yet again an amazing overall experience. I brought my friend who has never been before and she loved it x
Had a great time, food, wine, cocktails amazing! Great atmosphere! Staff really attentive, good service! Good celebrity watching and met the owners who were really friendly. Only issue that I’m kicking myself about is that I paid a deposit a week before to secure the table and it wasn’t taken off the bill and didn’t realise until we left.
Great décor and vibe - completely up my street! Very nice from start to finish and nice entertainment. The only thing that I wasn't as impressed with was the food. I had a lobster and mac and cheese both of which were perfectly ok but fairly mediocre. That said, the dessert was great and the atmosphere and décor was still worth a recommendation - I had a lovely evening there :-).
Received really poor service from the bouncers on the outside of the restaurant that were clearly choosing who to let in when my friends and I turned up for a table we had booked for weeks and undertook a 2 hour journey to get to the restaurant. Really dissapointed
Food was amazing! Not sure the dancers should’ve been on soooo early but was lovely
Amazing afternoon tea for my birthday, made even better when our waiter came to out table with complimentary candy shots!
Much smaller than what I thought, I can’t imagine it would be comfortable to come for just drinks round the bar on a Saturday unless you had a table. It’s a nice enough place but just overpriced just like I read in other online reviews. I can imagine it would be nice for brunch or afternoon tea or a special occasion - where you have plenty of money to spend but there are other better located places where you would get more for your money.
Great atmosphere. However the vegatarian options were sparse and did not taste nice. We barely ate the food
This place has potential to be amazing.... decor is wow, live acts really good, but 45min place wait on food is a long time, especially when you are only allowed the table for 2 hours. When my friend mentioned it to the waitress who was lovely, she said the managed would come over. When he did it ruined the night, he was so unprofessional.. basically no ‘ yes so sorry that is a long time, maybe we should have let you know etc’ It was all ‘Well what do you expect when we are the busiest restaurant in Manchester’ ‘You have the table for 2 hours, we make sure you get fed in the time’ WHAT?! You are a freaking restaurant.... if there is a 45 min wait for food, let people know and what kind of manager argues with guests the way he did?! Very odd! Food was OK, nothing amazing, we shared a selection of light bites and side plates. Would I recommend? Maybe.. but line your stomach beforehand...
Very dissapointing as it was for my birthday, food not good, was sat in bar area to eat not dining room, the only thing which was good was the entertainment xx
beautiful decor, fantastic entertainment and a great expeierence! definitely need to save up before going though as it was very expensive but good for a special occasion